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National Team quarterback Reid Sinnett, left, of San Diego, holds the game trophy while National Team quarterback Nick Tiano, of Chattanooga, holds the MVP trophy following the team's Collegiate Bowl college football game against the American Team on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. The National Team won 30-20. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Tiano leads National to 30-20 win in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Jan. 18, 2020 11:32 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Tiano realizes he might have limited chances to show scouts he deserves a chance in the NFL. On Saturday, he was able to take advantage of his playing time. The Chattanooga quarterback threw for 135 yards and a touchdown en route to being selected the MVP of the NFLPA...

Abilene Christian cruises past Southeastern Louisiana 76-55

Jan. 18, 2020 11:29 PM EST

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Joe Pleasant registered 12 points and seven rebounds as Abilene Christian easily beat Southeastern Louisiana 76-55 on Saturday night. Mahki Morris had 11 points for Abilene Christian (10-7, 5-1 Southland Conference). Payten Ricks added 10 points. Byron Smith and Maxim Romano each had...

Pierson, Small lead Texas State past Louisiana-Lafayette

Jan. 18, 2020 10:57 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 18 points, Isiah Small had 12 points and nine rebounds, and Texas State got past Louisiana-Lafayette 68-59 on Saturday night. Mason Harrell added 12 points and Alonzo Sule had seven rebounds for the Bobcats (12-8, 5-4 Sun Belt Conference), who have won four in a...

Kennedy carries McNeese St. past New Orleans 65-52

Jan. 18, 2020 10:31 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Sha'markus Kennedy had 21 points and 14 rebounds as McNeese State topped New Orleans 65-52 on Saturday night. Dru Kuxhausen had 18 points for McNeese State (9-9, 4-3 Southland Conference), which won its fourth consecutive game. Roydell Brown added 8 points and 10 rebounds. New Orleans...

Andrus carries Prairie View past Grambling St. 64-57

Jan. 18, 2020 9:34 PM EST

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Gerard Andrus had 20 points and 10 rebounds as Prairie View beat Grambling State 64-57 on Saturday. Chancellor Ellis had 13 points for Prairie View (7-10, 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which snapped its five-game road losing streak. Darius Williams added 10 points. Faite...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) dunks against New Orleans Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes (10) in the second half an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans 133-130

Jan. 18, 2020 8:47 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As disappointed as Clippers coach Doc Rivers was to see his team give up 80 first-half points, he now has evidence that his team can do that and still find a way to win — on the road. Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points and the Clippers rallied to beat the recently resurgent New...

Hamlet lifts North Texas over Louisiana Tech 51-50 at buzzer

Jan. 18, 2020 8:00 PM EST

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Javion Hamlet hit a floater in the lane as time expired and North Texas defeated Louisiana Tech 51-50 on Saturday for the Mean Green's first win in Ruston since 1952. The Bulldogs took a 50-49 lead on Amorie Archibald's layup with five seconds left. He was fouled on the play but missed...

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...

LSU fans cheer as players ride on floats during a parade celebrating LSU's NCAA college football championship, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

LSU title parade draws massive crowds

Jan. 18, 2020 7:20 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of LSU fans wearing purple and gold lined streets near Tiger Stadium and packed a basketball arena for a parade on Saturday honoring the football team's national championship season. A day after visiting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Tigers players rode...

Davis, Warren power UT Arlington past UL Monroe 78-58

Jan. 18, 2020 6:02 PM EST

MONROE, La. (AP) — Radshad Davis had career highs of 19 points and 14 rebounds, Brian Warren scored 19 and Texas-Arlington rolled to a 78-58 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday. Davis notched his second double-double of the season and his career for the Mavericks (8-12, 4-5 Sun Belt Conference)....