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Louisville airs it out in 34-20 win over NC State

Nov. 17, 2019 12:35 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Louisville’s big-play passing ability helped the Cardinals clinch bowl eligibility Saturday night as Micale Cunningham threw four touchdown passes in a 34-20 win over N.C. State. With the Wolfpack missing its top five cornerbacks because of injury, Cunningham completed deep...

Hornets edge Knicks on Graham’s 9th 3-pointer

Nov. 16, 2019 11:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Another night, another late 3-pointer to win for the Charlotte Hornets. First, it was Malik Monk heaving a 26-footer to edge Detroit. It was Devonte’ Graham’s turn Saturday. Graham made his ninth 3-pointer of the game with 2.8 seconds remaining, finishing with 29 points to...

Smith scores 22 to lead Indiana to 100-62 win over Troy

Nov. 16, 2019 11:15 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana put up points, but Justin Smith saw the team's solid defense in the Hoosiers' 100-62 victory over Troy on Saturday night. "In the first half it was definitely a building block that we can take going into the next couple games," Smith said. "Coach (Archie) Miller has been...

Brajkovic carries Davidson over UNC-Wilmington 87-49

Nov. 16, 2019 10:04 PM EST

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Luka Brajkovic had a career-high 21 points as Davidson easily beat UNC Wilmington 87-49 on Saturday night. Kellan Grady had 14 points and nine rebounds for Davidson (1-2). Carter Collins added 13 points and seven rebounds. Jon Axel Gudmundsson had 12 points and seven rebounds for the...

Syracuse routs Duke 49-6, snaps 4-game slide

Nov. 16, 2019 10:00 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Syracuse’s quarterback stayed upright and its running backs ran free. The Orange’s new-look defense kept its opponent out of the end zone. They only needed one win to avoid being 0-for-the-ACC — and did they ever get it. Syracuse routed Duke 49-6 on Saturday to snap...

Jones carries UNC-Asheville past Brevard College 79-49

Nov. 16, 2019 9:19 PM EST

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Tajion Jones posted 16 points as UNC-Asheville routed Division III-member Brevard College 79-49 on Saturday night. Jamon Battle had 13 points for UNC-Asheville (2-2). Cannon Lamb had 14 points, six rebounds and two assists for the Tornados. Joshua Wilson added seven rebounds. Mike...

Record-breaking Martin leads NC A&T past Bethune-Cookman

Nov. 16, 2019 8:52 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jah-Maine Martin scored three touchdowns and had 120 yards rushing on 19 carries and North Carolina A&T beat Bethune-Cookman 47-17 on Saturday. Martin’s third score of the day was his 19th of the season and broke the previous record of 18 held by Tarik Cohen, currently...

Homesley carries Liberty past East Carolina 77-57

Nov. 16, 2019 7:00 PM EST

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Caleb Homesley had 25 points as Liberty routed East Carolina 77-57 on Saturday to remain unbeaten. Homesley hit 6 of 8 3-pointers. Darius McGhee had 15 points for Liberty (4-0), playing its first road game. Jayden Gardner had 26 points on 10 of 15 shooting for the Pirates (1-3)....

Samford’s big 2nd quarter leads to 31-13 win over W Carolina

Nov. 16, 2019 6:52 PM EST

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Liam Welch passed for one score and ran for another as Samford rallied past Western Carolina 31-13 on Saturday. The Bulldogs (5-6, 4-4 Southern Conference) spotted Western Carolina (3-8, 2-6) a 10-point lead before a punt return for a TD, a Welch run and a Mitchell Fineran field goal...

Lopez has 4 TD passes, N Alabama rallies from 20-point hole

Nov. 16, 2019 6:45 PM EST

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Christian Lopez threw for 446 yards and four touchdowns, the last with 1:57 remaining in the game, to cap North Alabama’s rally for a 34-30 victory over Gardner-Webb on Saturday. The Lions rallied after trailing by 20 points in the first half. Gardner-Webb (3-8, 1-4 Big...