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Shivers, Burns propel Southern past UAPB 75-56

Jan. 18, 2020 11:05 PM EST

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Ahsante Shivers tossed in 18 points and freshman Damiree Burns came off the bench to score 16 as Southern cruised to a 75-56 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday. Burns scored 11 first-half points to spark the Jaguars (5-13, 2-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference) to a 37-24...

Harvey's career-high 24 helps Nicholls rally to 79-72 win

Jan. 18, 2020 7:34 PM EST

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Elvis Harvey Jr. scored a career-high 24 points as Nicholls State defeated Central Arkansas in a come-from-behind 79-72 win on Saturday. Harvey was 8-for-10 shooting as the Colonels (12-7, 6-2 Southland) rebounded from a conference loss, roaring back from a 13-point halftime deficit...

Kentucky players Ashton Hagans (0) and Immanuel Quickley (5) walk with head coach John Calipari, center, as he heads to the locker room after being ejected during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

No. 10 Kentucky holds off Arkansas after Calipari ejection

Jan. 18, 2020 7:27 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Nick Richards and No. 10 Kentucky could have wilted after coach John Calipari was ejected in the second half. They had another idea. Richards had 17 points and nine rebounds, and the 10th-ranked Wildcats held off Arkansas for a 73-66 victory Saturday. Kentucky (13-4, 4-1...

Eaton helps Arkansas State rally past Coastal Carolina 80-75

Jan. 18, 2020 5:20 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Marquis Eaton scored 20 points and in the final 97 seconds made six free throws and blocked a shot as Arkansas State came from behind to clip Coastal Carolina 80-75 on Saturday. Eaton made a trio of 3-pointers and was 7-of-8 at the line for the Red Wolves (13-7, 5-4 Sun Belt) while...

FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Royals owner David Glass reacts as he watches batting practice before the team's baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Former Walmart Inc. chief executive Glass, who owned the Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last week of complications form pneumonia. He was 84. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File)

Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84

Jan. 17, 2020 10:43 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last week of complications from pneumonia. He was 84. The Glass family said the businessman died Jan. 9. He had been dealing with...

Arkansas guard Jimmy Whitt Jr. (33) brings the ball upcourt in front of Indiana forward Justin Smith (3) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Jimmy Whitt Jr. flourishing in second stint at Arkansas

Jan. 17, 2020 2:49 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Annelle Whitt only had her son's best interest at heart when she looked new Arkansas basketball coach Eric Musselman squarely in the eyes and issued a simple ultimatum. “She told me this better work out or she's coming to get me,” Musselman said, somewhat joking....

Kentucky forward Nick Richards (4) looks for a shot as South Carolina's Maik Kotsar, left, and Justin Minaya defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Weekend schedule should sort out SEC's second-place logjam

Jan. 17, 2020 2:45 PM EST

Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball competition this weekend. GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 10 Kentucky (12-4, 3-1 SEC) at Arkansas (14-2, 3-1): The SEC standings will sort themselves out a bit Saturday with a pair of games featuring the four teams tied for second place behind league...

Delph sparks Appalachian St. past Arkansas St. in OT, 83-80

Jan. 16, 2020 9:39 PM EST

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Adrian Delph scored six of his 15 points in overtime as Appalachian State rallied to earn an 83-80 win over Arkansas State on Thursday night. Delph, who was 6-for-6 from the line for the game, knocked down four straight in overtime, added a layup with :35 left and blocked a shot from...

Few statehouses feature memorials to actual historical women

Jan. 16, 2020 12:20 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Statehouse would join a small number of others around the country with outdoor monuments dedicated to real women in U.S. history under a proposal Thursday to create a memorial to Ohio women who fought for voting rights. Currently, all statues of historical figures outside the...

Whitt Jr. scores 30 to lead Arkansas past Vanderbilt 75-55

Jan. 16, 2020 12:09 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jimmy Whitt Jr. raised both arms in the air and flashed three fingers on his left half and a zero on the right to the Arkansas bench. Whitt's career-best 30 points helped the Razorbacks to a 75-55 win against Vanderbilt on Wednesday night. The senior graduate transfer from SMU...