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No. 10 Mississippi State routs Troy 122-82

Nov. 18, 2019 11:32 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Despite another lopsided win where Mississippi State put up over 120 points, coach Vic Schaefer wasn’t happy. Only four of his players were on time for the afternoon shootaround and his team gave up way too many points in a 122-82 rout of Troy on Monday night. “Our...

Sly Blue to play home games at Red Bull Arena

Nov. 18, 2019 2:22 PM EST

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Sky Blue of the National Women's Soccer League will play their home games next season at Red Bull Arena, home of Major League Soccer’s New Jersey Red Bulls. The teams announced the agreement on Monday. Sky Blue has played home matches at Yurcak Field, a 5,000-seat stadium on...

Notre Dame’s 12-year run in women’s AP Top 25 is over

Nov. 18, 2019 1:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame’s 12-year run in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll is over. The Fighting Irish fell out of the AP Top 25 on Monday for the first time since the end of the 2006-07 season, stopping a streak of 234 consecutive weeks being ranked. It was the third...

Steven Holcomb’s Olympic legacy to grow, for a final time

Nov. 18, 2019 3:28 AM EST

U.S. bobsledder Steven Holcomb is getting one last victory celebration. A long overdue one. More than 2 1/2 years after his death — and almost six years removed from the bobsled races in question — Holcomb and his team are about to finally be presented the silver medals that they should have...

Hull scores 20 points in Stanford's OT win over Gonzaga

Nov. 17, 2019 11:42 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Lexie Hull was unable to play against Gonzaga last year, making a game against her hometown team this season even more special. Hull scored eight points and grabbed a big rebound in the final 3 minutes and No. 3 Stanford beat Gonzaga 76-70 in overtime Sunday night. After shooting...

No. 7 Oregon State wins Preseason WNIT

Nov. 17, 2019 8:19 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Destiny Slocum was a non-factor for No. 7 Oregon State in the first half of the championship game of the Preseason WNIT on Sunday. The second half was a different story. Slocum scored all 17 of her points after the break and ignited a decisive third-quarter run to lead No. 7 Oregon...

Fleetwood wins South Africa, moves to 2nd in Race to Dubai

Nov. 17, 2019 6:42 PM EST

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood made three eagles for a 7-under 65 and rallied from a six-shot deficit to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge in a playoff Sunday. Fleetwood beat Marcus Kinhult on the first extra hole at Sun City for his fifth European Tour victory, and first in nearly two years....

Carter scores 29 points, No. 5 Texas A&M beats Rice 62-61

Nov. 17, 2019 6:19 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas A&M got a win and also learned how much it has to improve. Chennedy Carter scored 29 points and Ciera Johnson made a layup with 9 seconds left to give No. 5 Texas A&M a 62-61 victory over Rice on Sunday. “We are going to have to get a lot better than what we played...

Pitts, Hubbard lead Minnesota women past No. 19 ASU 80-66

Nov. 17, 2019 6:17 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Destiny Pitts scored 22 points, Gadiva Hubbard added 20 and Minnesota beat No. 19 Arizona State 80-66 on Sunday. Jasmine Brunson scored 15 points for the Gophers (3-1), who shot 50 percent, including 8 of 18 from the arc. Pitts, who went over 1,000 career points, had seven assists while...

Georgia Tech beats Georgia for 1st time in Athens

Nov. 17, 2019 5:54 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Tech has pulled off a historic women’s basketball victory, beating rival Georgia in Athens for the first time in program history. The Yellow Jackets (3-0) routed the Lady Bulldogs 73-40 on Sunday behind 20 points from Francesca Pan. Georgia (2-1) has dominated the series...