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Guess, Tryon lift Samford past Western Carolina 82-78

Jan. 18, 2021 7:37 PM EST

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Christian Guess had 19 points to lead five Samford players in double figures as the Bulldogs edged past Western Carolina 82-78 on Monday. Jacob Tryon added 17 points, and A.J. Staton-McCray and Logan Dye had 11 each. Richardson Maitre scored 10, including two free throws for a...

Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs (1) celebrates with forward Drew Timme (2) during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Saint Mary's in Moraga, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Duke falls out of AP Top 25; Gonzaga, Baylor remain 1-2

Jan. 18, 2021 7:34 PM EST

Gonzaga and Baylor maintained their grip on the top two spots in The Associated Press men's basketball poll Monday. If third-ranked Villanova ever plays a game, perhaps it will make a run a them. The Bulldogs again racked up all but the two first-place votes that went to the Bears, while the Wildcats remained...

FILE In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, supporters listen as President Donald Trump speaks as a Confederate-themed and other flags flutter in the wind during a rally in Washington. War-like imagery has begun to take hold in mainstream Republican political circles in the wake of the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting calls to tone down their rhetoric contemplating a second civil war. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Correction: Capitol Breach-Civil War story

Jan. 18, 2021 11:31 AM EST
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — In a story January 16, 2021, about Republican leaders invoking war rhetoric, The Associated Press incorrectly referred to an incoming chairwoman of the Michigan GOP. Instead, she is the incoming party co-chair. A corrected version of the story is below.
FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2017, file photo, then-Penn State special teams coordinator Charles Huff speaks to reporters during the NCAA college football team's media day in State College, Pa. Marshall has given Alabama’s Huff his first head coaching job. Marshall announced Huff’s hiring Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (Phoebe Sheehan/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)

Marshall hires Alabama assistant Huff as football coach

Jan. 17, 2021 6:50 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall has given Alabama’s Charles Huff his first head coaching job. Marshall announced Huff’s hiring Sunday. Huff spent the past two seasons as the Crimson Tide’s associate head coach and running backs coach and is widely known as a top recruiter. The...

No. 23 Lady Vols bounce back against Alabama 82-56

Jan. 17, 2021 5:23 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Rennia Davis scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and No. 23 Tennessee bounced back from a disappointing loss to roll past Alabama 82-56 on Sunday. Tennessee, coming off a 67-66 home loss to Georgia on Thursday, took control in the second quarter, outscoring the Crimson Tide...

Delph lifts Appalachian St. over South Alabama 83-77

Jan. 16, 2021 8:13 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Adrian Delph had a career-high 28 points as Appalachian State beat South Alabama 83-77 on Saturday. Justin Forrest had 17 points and six assists for Appalachian State (10-5, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference). Michael Almonacy added 14 points. Michael Eads had 11 points. Appalachian State posted...

Blackmon carries North Alabama past Kennesaw State 66-64

Jan. 16, 2021 7:32 PM EST

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Jamari Blackmon had a season-high 21 points as North Alabama narrowly defeated Kennesaw State 66-64 on Saturday. Blackmon scored with 47 seconds left to give North Alabama a 64-62 lead. The teams exchanged two made free throws each before Cole LaRue missed a desperation 3-pointer from...

Hicks scores 13 to lift Alabama A&M over Alabama St. 70-63

Jan. 16, 2021 7:19 PM EST

NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Garrett Hicks scored 13 points and Alabama A&M topped Alabama State 70-63 on Saturday. The Bulldogs built a 10-0 lead and never trailed. EJ Williams had 12 points for Alabama A&M (3-0, 1-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) and Anjay Cortez and Dailin Smith each scored 11. Smith...

Petty sets record; Alabama routs Arkansas, wins 7th straight

Jan. 16, 2021 5:55 PM EST

TUSCALOSSA, Ala. (AP) — John Petty Jr. made five 3-pointers and set an Alabama program record, and finished with 17 points as the Crimson Tide routed Arkansas 90-59 on Saturday. Alabama (11-3, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) has won seven straight, its longest win streak since opening the 2011-12 season....

Miller scores 20 to lift UNC Greensboro over Samford 82-70

Jan. 16, 2021 5:40 PM EST

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Isaiah Miller had 20 points and seven rebounds as UNC Greensboro defeated Samford 82-70 on Saturday. Keyshaun Langley had 19 points for UNC Greensboro (8-5, 3-2 Southern Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive road victory. Mohammed Abdulsalam added seven rebounds. Christian...