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Lofton leads St. Bonaventure over Gannon 75-50

Dec. 14, 2019 7:37 PM EST

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Lofton had 14 points and 11 assists to lead Saint Bonaventure to a 75-50 win over Division II Gannon University on Saturday. Justin Winston had 14 points for Saint Bonaventure (6-4), which earned its fifth consecutive win. Alejandro Vasquez added 12 points. Jaren English...

Barnes leads Jacksonville past Middle Georgia State 93-79

Dec. 14, 2019 7:37 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Destin Barnes had 17 points to lead five Jacksonville players in double figures as the Dolphins beat Middle Georgia State 93-79 on Saturday. DeAnthony McCallum added 16 points for the Dolphins. Kevin Norman chipped in 14, Aamahne Santos scored 11 and David Bell had 10....

No. 13 Memphis outlasts No. 19 Tennessee, avenges loss

Dec. 14, 2019 7:36 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Even the newcomers on Memphis’ freshmen-laden roster who didn’t play in a loss to Tennessee last year understood the importance of avenging that defeat. The 13th-ranked Tigers got their revenge Saturday. Not only did Memphis beat its in-state rival, it snapped the...

Hagans scores 21, leads No. 8 Kentucky past Georgia Tech

Dec. 14, 2019 7:24 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Ashton Hagans scored 21 points to lead No. 8 Kentucky to a 67-53 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday. The Wildcats (8-1) won their sixth straight game going into a two-game trip to Las Vegas ahead of their Christmas break. Kentucky coach John Calipari improved to 18-0 against his former...

McCormack's 28 points help No. 2 KU rout Kansas City 98-57

Dec. 14, 2019 7:22 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas big man David McCormack has been working on slowing down the game his entire two-year career. He sure racked up points in a hurry Saturday night. The sophomore forward scored a career-high 28 in fewer than 17 minutes on the floor, Devon Dotson added 18 points in another...

Bracey carries Louisiana Tech over Louisiana-Lafayette 77-59

Dec. 14, 2019 7:21 PM EST

RUSTON, La. (AP) — DaQuan Bracey had a season-high 26 points as Louisiana Tech topped Louisiana-Lafayette 77-59 on Saturday. Bracey shot 10 for 12 from the field, including 5 of 7 from behind the arc. Isaiah Crawford had 13 points for Louisiana Tech (7-3), which earned its fifth straight home victory....

Warren, Church score 16 each as No. 16 DePaul rolls to win

Dec. 14, 2019 7:21 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Marisa Warren and Deja Church scored 16 points apiece off the bench to lead seven DePaul players in double figures and the Blue Demons defeated Alabama State 105-76 on Saturday. Chante Stonewall scored 12 points, Dee Bekelja 12, Jolene Daninger 11, Kayla Caudle 10 and Nadege Jean 10 for...

No. 12 Auburn beat Saint Louis in Mike Slive Invitational

Dec. 14, 2019 7:14 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — J’ Von McCormick scored 20 points, freshman Isaac Okoro added 12 and No. 12 Auburn improved to 9-0, beating Saint Louis 67-61 on Saturday in the Mike Slive Invitational at Legacy Arena. The teams struggled to generate offense early, but the Tigers used physical defense,...

Allen scores 19 as Utah rolls past Weber State 60-49

Dec. 14, 2019 7:13 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Timmy Allen was missing his point guard and shots were clanging off the rim. Nothing was coming easy. "It was an ugly one, especially down the stretch but I'm glad we could tough it out," Allen said after he scored 19 points to lead Utah past Weber State 60-49 in the Beehive Classic...

Campell helps No. 17 Gonzaga women whip Texas Southern 80-45

Dec. 14, 2019 7:08 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Katie Campbell scored 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting, including four 3-pointers, and No. 17 Gonzaga coasted to an 80-45 win over Texas Southern on Saturday. Twins LeeAnne and Jenn Wirth also had 14 points for the Bulldogs (9-1), who won their seventh straight game. Ten of 11 players...