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Lewis helps No. 15 Florida to tight win over Towson

Nov. 14, 2019 10:24 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Boasting a No. 6 ranking before the season started, Florida has resembled more of a pretender than a contender in the early going. Freshman Scottie Lewis scored 15 points in his first start, and the 15th-ranked Gators escaped with a 66-60 victory over Towson on Thursday night....

Perry's double-double leads Mississippi State past ULM

Nov. 14, 2019 10:07 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State used a dominating defensive showing and balanced scoring attack to move past Louisiana-Monroe 62-45 on Thursday at Humphrey Coliseum. Reggie Perry had 14 points and 14 rebounds to lead four Bulldogs in double digits. It marked the second consecutive double-double...

Jones scores career 21 as Penn State beats Georgetown

Nov. 14, 2019 10:02 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — After two blowout victories against lesser competition to start the season Penn State passed its first real test with flying colors. Myreon Jones scored a career-high 21 points as Penn State led by as many as 18 in an 81-66 victory over Georgetown on Thursday night in the Gavitt Tipoff...

No. 19 Arizona dominates San Jose State 87-39

Nov. 14, 2019 9:58 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Zeke Nnaji scored 26 points, made all eight of his shots and grabbed 11 rebounds, helping No. 19 Arizona trounce San Jose State 87-39 on Thursday night. Arizona (3-0) dominated a third straight opponent to open the season, shutting down the Spartans (1-2) defensively from the opening...

Thomas carries Morehead St. past Presbyterian 77-55

Nov. 14, 2019 9:52 PM EST

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Justin Thomas posted 11 points and seven rebounds as Morehead State easily beat Presbyterian 77-55 on Thursday night. LJ Bryan had 13 points and eight rebounds for Morehead State (3-0). James Baker added 10 points. Jordan Walker had 10 points for the visitors. Owen McCormack had 11...

Cincinnati rolls over Alabama A&M with top scorer benched

Nov. 14, 2019 9:50 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bearcats didn’t exactly look polished with their leading scorer watching from the bench in street clothes, but their they still had more than enough against overmatched Alabama A&M. Chris Vogt set season highs with 16 points and 10 rebounds and Cincinnati pulled...

James carries E. Michigan over NAIA Michigan-Dearborn 72-59

Nov. 14, 2019 9:46 PM EST

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Boubacar Toure had a double-double, Chris James had 15 points off the bench, and Eastern Michigan beat Michigan-Dearborn 72-59 on Thursday night. Boubacar Toure finished with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Noah Morgan added 12 points and Yeikson Montero scored 10 points for Eastern...

Gustavson’s FT lifts Richmond past Vandy in OT, 93-92

Nov. 14, 2019 9:33 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Andre Gustavson made a free throw with 0.6 seconds left in overtime and Richmond beat Vanderbilt 93-92 on Thursday night. Gustavson appeared to have caused the game to go to a second overtime when he missed a dunk just before the buzzer, but the officials conferred and called the foul...

Phillips lifts Longwood over St. Francis (Brooklyn) 86-77

Nov. 14, 2019 8:41 PM EST

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Lorenzo Phillips had 23 points as Longwood beat St. Francis (Brooklyn) 86-77 on Thursday night for its fourth straight home victory. Phillips was 7 of 12 from the floor and made all six of his free-throw attempts for Longwood’s first 20-point game of the season. Jaylon Wilson...

Fuller, Manjon lift UC Davis over Idaho 65-64

Nov. 14, 2019 8:25 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Caleb Fuller had 18 points and Ezra Manjon made a go-ahead layup with 24 seconds left as UC Davis narrowly defeated Idaho 65-64 on Thursday in the Red Wolves Classic. UC Davis passed it around the perimeter to get it in the hands of Manjon, who used a high screen to drive the left...