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Thomas lifts Sacred Heart over Central Connecticut 74-66

Jan. 17, 2022 21:53 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Thomas had 21 points as Sacred Heart defeated Central Connecticut 74-66 on Monday night. Aaron Clarke and Bryce Johnson each had 13 points for Sacred Heart (7-10, 3-1 Northeast Conference). Cantavio Dutreil had nine rebounds. Nigel...

Sims lifts UNC Wilmington past Charleston 86-78

Jan. 17, 2022 21:45 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jaylen Sims had a season-high 24 points and Shykeim Phillips added 20 points as UNC Wilmington topped Charleston 86-78 on Monday night. Jaylen Fornes had 16 points for UNC Wilmington (9-5, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association), which earned its sixth...

Murphy lifts Belmont past SIU-Edwardsville 80-64

Jan. 17, 2022 21:26 PM EST

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Luke Smith scored a season-high 23 points and Grayson Murphy had a triple-double with 11 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists to lead Belmont to an 80-64 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Monday night. Will Richard added 19 points and Ben Sheppard...

Wooten scores 23 to lead Elon over James Madison 90-67

Jan. 17, 2022 19:51 PM EST

ELON, N.C. (AP) — Kris Wooten had a career-high 23 points as Elon easily beat James Madison 90-67 on Monday. Hunter McIntosh had 18 points for Elon (5-13, 2-3 Colonial Athletic Association). Darius Burford added 16 points and Michael Graham had 10 points and four assists. ...

Marshall leads Tennessee State over Tennessee Tech 80-64

Jan. 17, 2022 19:39 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carlos Marshall Jr. had 19 points as Tennessee State got past Tennessee Tech 80-64 on Monday. Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. added 18 points, Dedric Boyd chipped in 16 and Kassim Nicholson had 12 points for Tennessee State (7-10, 2-3 Ohio Valley Conference). ...

Last-minute jumper lifts Hofstra past Drexel

Jan. 17, 2022 19:33 PM EST

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Aaron Estrada scored 26 points, including a jumper with 47 seconds left to give Hofstra the lead en route to a 71-68 win over Drexel on Monday. Jalen Ray had 18 points and Darlinstone Dubar added 15 for Hofstra (11-7, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association). ...

Already delayed, N. Carolina primary could now move to June

Jan. 17, 2022 18:01 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican legislators on Monday announced plans to attempt to further delay the already postponed state primary, responding to worries about timing should the state Supreme Court strike down recent redistricting plans. The legislature will...

Officer hurt while chasing suspect released from hospital

Jan. 17, 2022 16:12 PM EST

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. (AP) — A Mount Olive police officer who was hurt when she crashed her vehicle while chasing a hijacking suspect has been released from the hospital. Police Chief Jason Hughes said officers were called to the Walmart in Mount Olive on Saturday to deal with a...

Hiker rescued in western N.C. mountains during snowstorm

Jan. 17, 2022 13:19 PM EST

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A man who planned to hike and camp along a trail in the mountains of western North Carolina had to be rescued after he became stranded during a storm that pummeled the area with snow and sleet. The man was rescued Sunday on the popular Art Loeb Trail near the...

Heavy snow causes partial roof collapse at Brevard College

Jan. 17, 2022 09:58 AM EST

BREVARD, N.C. (AP) — Heavy snow during a winter storm Sunday caused part of a roof to collapse on a dorm at Brevard College, but all 50 students inside got out safely, authorities said. Emergency crews responded to Jones Hall just after 3 p.m. Sunday. Melody...