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Bailey's FTs lift Bethune-Cookman over Delaware St. 71-70

Feb. 17, 2020 10:56 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Cletrell Pope scored 19 points with 12 rebounds and Isaiah Bailey added 16 points, including the winning free throw with 6 seconds left, and Bethune-Cookman beat Delaware State 71-70 on Monday night. Pinky Wiley put the Hornets up 70-69 with two from the line with 13 seconds to go, but...

Auburn's Samir Doughty, right, tries to steal the ball from Missouri's Xavier Pinson, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Smith, Pinson lead Missouri to 85-73 win over No. 11 Auburn

Feb. 15, 2020 10:04 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — As Missouri’s two point guards, Dru Smith and Xavier Pinson rarely play on the same side in practice. The pair looked comfortable together on Saturday, each scoring 28 points as Missouri beat No. 11 Auburn 85-73. “It was a little weird at first, weird playing off the...

Florida A&M needs 2 OTs to get past Delaware State, 97-95

Feb. 15, 2020 6:02 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Nasir Core had a career-high 29 points off the bench and Florida A&M needed two overtime periods to get past Delaware State 97-95 on Saturday. Core scored 19 of his points in the second half and Rod Melton, Jr., who finished with 23 points, hit a 3-pointer with :37 left, then knocked...

Proposal would allow elbow strikes in Muay Thai matches

Feb. 13, 2020 2:07 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The heavy thud of punches and kicks smacking punching bags could be heard through the walls of a gym for Muay Thai, a martial arts fighting style from Thailand. Inside, groups of children smaller than the dangling bags practiced their kicks. Two men circled in the boxing ring. It...

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Feb. 13, 2020 1:40 PM EST

Best-Selling Books Week Ended February 8th HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “"Golden in Deat” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin's Press)h" 2. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books) 3. “Crooked River” by Preston/Child (Grand Central Publishing) 4. "The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and...

Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore (24) grabs a rebound over Alabama during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)

Wiley, No. 11 Auburn survive in OT again, 95-91 over Alabama

Feb. 12, 2020 10:57 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — This time the Auburn Tigers survived a record-setting 3-point barrage in their latest foray into overtime. Austin Wiley had 18 points, a career-high 17 rebounds and five blocked shots and No. 11 Auburn continued to live on the edge, beating rival Alabama 95-91 Wednesday night in...

Auburn guard J'Von McCormick (5) drives past LSU guard Marlon Taylor (14) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)

No. 11 Auburn showing penchant for improbable wins

Feb. 11, 2020 5:26 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers were down eight points against LSU with 86 seconds left when J'Von McCormick started sinking 3-pointers. One. Two. Three. In a frenzied 20-second span, the 11th-ranked Tigers' point guard brought them back and ultimately hit the game-winning basket for a 91-90...

Applewhite leads South Carolina St past Delaware St, 100-86

Feb. 10, 2020 10:50 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Damani Applewhite scored 24 points, tying his season high, as South Carolina State defeated Delaware State 100-86 on Monday night. Ian Kinard added 21 points and Rayshawn Neal had 19 points and six assists for South Carolina State (10-12, 5-5 Mid-Eastern Conference), which ended...

A bronze statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass is seen during a private viewing ahead of its unveiling at the Maryland State House, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Annapolis. The statue, along with a statue of Harriet Tubman, will be unveiled Monday night in the Old House Chamber, the room where slavery was abolished in Maryland in 1864. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Maryland unveils statues of Tubman, Douglass in Capitol

Feb. 10, 2020 8:30 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — At a time when states are debating the removal of Confederate monuments, Maryland unveiled bronze statues of famed abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass during a ceremony Monday night in the Maryland State House. The life-sized statues were dedicated during a special...

Bryant carries Norfolk St. past Delaware St. 85-57

Feb. 8, 2020 9:37 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Joe Bryant Jr. had 20 points as Norfolk State routed Delaware State 85-57 on Saturday night. Devante Carter had 19 points and eight rebounds for Norfolk State (11-13, 7-2 Mid-Eastern Conference), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Jermaine Bishop added 18 points. Steven...