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Robinson-Earl leads No. 17 Villanova past Bulldogs, 83-76

Nov. 22, 2019 5:50 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — These Villanova Wildcats don’t know what it’s like to lose an in-season holiday tournament game. One of their youngest players wouldn’t let them find out. Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored 22 points, and No. 17 Villanova beat Mississippi State 83-76 on Friday in a...

Freshman Rode leads Liberty past Morgan State 89-48

Nov. 22, 2019 5:18 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Freshman Kyle Rode came off the bench to score a career-high 17 points and Liberty dispatched Morgan State 89-48 in the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase on Friday. Rode sank 6 of 8 shots from the floor, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, for the unbeaten Flames (6-0). He added a...

Morgan, Montero lead Eastern Michigan past UMBC 62-45

Nov. 22, 2019 5:05 PM EST

ST. JAMES, Jamaica (AP) — Noah Morgan and Yeikson Montero combined to score 21 points and Eastern Michigan breezed to a 62-45 victory over Maryland-Baltimore County in the Jamaica Classic at Montego Bay on Friday. Morgan finished with 11 points, three rebounds and three assists for the unbeaten Eagles...

Prim’s 19 lead Missouri State to 71-69 win over Hawks

Nov. 22, 2019 5:00 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Gaige Prim had 19 points and Josh Hall hit a pair of tie-breaking free throws with 48.7 seconds left as Missouri State held off Saint Joseph’s 71-69 at the Charleston Classic on Friday. The Bears (3-3) had built a 12-point lead with eight minutes left, but the Hawks rallied...

No. 16 Miami women beat NC A&T 68-67 in Maggie Dixon Classic

Nov. 22, 2019 4:55 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Mykea Gray scored 19 points, including a go-ahead 3-pionter with 18 seconds left, Beatrice Mompremier had 18 points, eight rebounds and four blocks, and No. 16 Miami beat North Carolina A&T 68-67 on Friday in the Maggie Dixon Classic. Miami trailed 67-61 with 1:25 remaining but closed on...

Eichelberger leads Cleveland St. past UNC-Wilmington 47-46

Nov. 22, 2019 4:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Algevon Eichelberger had a key slam dunk with 1:09 left to play and finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds and Tre Gomillion’s scored the game-winning basket on a putback with 11 seconds remaining to lift Cleveland State to a 47-46 win over UNC Wilmington in the D.C. Classic on...

Adams scores 18 to lead Rice over Milwaukee 75-69

Nov. 22, 2019 4:36 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Ako Adams tossed in a season-high 18 points as Rice defeated Milwaukee 75-69 in the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase on Friday. Adams made 5 of 7 shots from 3-point range for the Owls (5-2). Robert Martin and Josh Parrish finished with 12 and 10 points, respectively. DeAndre Abram...

Pope carries Bethune-Cookman over Incarnate Word 83-58

Nov. 22, 2019 4:25 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Cletrell Pope finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds to notch his third double-double of the season and Bethune-Cookman cruised to an 83-58 win over Incarnate Word on Friday. Pope knocked down 5 of 7 shots from the floor for the Wildcats (3-2), who shot 54% overall and 56% from 3-point...

No. 14 Arizona dismisses Doutrive for violating team rules

Nov. 22, 2019 4:06 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — No. 14 Arizona has dismissed guard Devonaire Doutrive for a violation of team rules. The team announced the decision Friday, one day after the Wildcats improved to 5-0 by beating South Dakota State. Doutrive played 19 minutes in the game, scoring two points and grabbing four rebounds....

Freeman-Liberty carries Valparaiso over Grand Canyon 78-74

Nov. 22, 2019 3:37 PM EST

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Javon Freeman-Liberty scored 22 points and Daniel Sackey made two free throws with 10 seconds left to play as Valparaiso held off Grand Canyon 78-74 in the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam on Friday. Nick Robinson had 16 points and six rebounds for the Crusaders...