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Champagnie leads Pitt over Arkansas-Pine Bluff 66-41

Nov. 21, 2019 9:11 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Justin Champagnie scored a career-high 18 points as Pittsburgh rolled to a 66-41 victory over Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Thursday. Champagnie, a 6-foot-6 wing from Brooklyn, has come on strong early in his first year with Pitt (4-2). It was his fourth consecutive game in double figures....

Jones leads No. 18 Xavier to 73-51 victory over Towson

Nov. 21, 2019 9:04 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Tyrique Jones had 12 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 18 Xavier to a 73-51 victory over Towson on Thursday night in the Charleston Classic. The Musketeers are 5-0 for the second time in three seasons and first time since 2018 when they won the Big East Conference regular-season...

UNC Asheville makes school-record 19 3s in 105-69 win

Nov. 21, 2019 8:03 PM EST

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — DeVon Baker scored 23 points to lead five UNC Asheville starters in double figures, and the Bulldogs made a school-record 19 3s in beating NAIA opponent St. Andrews 105-69 on Thursday night. Tajion Jones added 16 points, Coty Jude had 14, LJ Thorpe 13 and Lavar Batts Jr. 12 for UNC...

Jared Butler leads No. 24 Baylor past Ohio, 76-53

Nov. 21, 2019 7:44 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Jared Butler kept on scoring for No. 24 Baylor — and gave the Bears reason to keep playing with a purpose. Butler scored 19 points and Baylor pulled away to beat Ohio 76-53 on Thursday in the Myrtle Beach Invitational quarterfinals. MaCio Teague added 17 points, Freddie Gillespie...

Pippen lifts Kent St past Division II opponent Concord 89-59

Nov. 21, 2019 7:41 PM EST

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Danny Pippen had 17 points as Kent State routed Division II opponent Concord 89-59 on Thursday. Anthony Roberts and Tervell Beck added 15 points each for the Golden Flashes (5-0). Mitch Peterson had seven rebounds. Troy Simons, whose 16 points per game entering the matchup led the Golden...

Canada beats Australia to reach Davis Cup semifinals

Nov. 21, 2019 7:37 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Canada became the first team to reach the semifinals of the new Davis Cup Finals, winning the decisive doubles match to beat Australia 2-1 on Thursday. Vasek Pospisil and Denis Shapovalov defeated John Peters and Jordan Thompson 6-4, 6-4 to give Canada its first Davis Cup win against the...

Alipiev, Dortch lead Loyola Marymount past Air Force 78-64

Nov. 21, 2019 7:31 PM EST

BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Ivan Alipiev scored 18 points as Loyola Marymount defeated Air Force 78-64 on Thursday in the Junkanoo Jam. LMU shot 57.7% from the field in the first half, and finished at 62.5% (30 for 48). There were seven lead changes in the first half, and LMU held the lead the entire second...

Snowboarding visionary Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Nov. 21, 2019 7:25 PM EST

Whether you had a gold medal hanging from your neck, were just learning how to stand on a snowboard, or were one of those flustered skiers wondering where all the kids in the baggy pants were coming from, you knew the name “Burton.” Jake Burton Carpenter, the man who changed the game on the mountain...

Trailblazing basketball player of Japanese descent dies

Nov. 21, 2019 7:21 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Wataru "Wat" Misaka, the first player of Japanese descent to play in the league that was the predecessor to the NBA, has died. He was 95. The University of Utah athletic department said in a news release Thursday that Misaka died Wednesday in Salt Lake City. He grew up in Ogden, Utah....

NCAA gives NC State new deadline to respond to allegations

Nov. 21, 2019 7:15 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA has given North Carolina State a new deadline of Dec. 9 to respond to a notice of allegations of violations in its men’s basketball program. School spokesman Fred Demarest said the school received its new deadline Thursday. The original deadline of Oct. 7 was changed...