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Boston, Henderson help No. 1 South Carolina beat Arkansas

Jan. 16, 2022 18:03 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Aliyah Boston and Destanni Henderson each scored 19 points and No. 1 South Carolina beat Arkansas 61-52 on Sunday. Boston also had 13 rebounds for South Carolina (17-1, 5-1 Southeastern Conference). The Gamecocks have won five straight since falling at...

Edert scores 12 to lift Saint Peter's over Rider 58-51

Jan. 16, 2022 17:56 PM EST

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Doug Edert had 12 points off the bench to carry Saint Peter's to a 58-51 win over Rider on Sunday. Fousseyni Drame had 10 rebounds and three blocks for the Peacocks (5-6, 3-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Both teams set season lows...

Marfo scores 16 to lift Quinnipiac over Fairfield 72-66

Jan. 16, 2022 17:51 PM EST

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Kevin Marfo posted 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists to guide Quinnipiac to a 72-66 victory over Fairfield on Sunday. Tymu Chenery added 13 points for the Bobcats (9-6, 4-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Brendan McGuire added 10 points and seven...

Cunane, No. 4 Wolfpack women beat No. 16 Blue Devils 84-60

Jan. 16, 2022 17:48 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elissa Cunane scored 23 points to help No. 4 North Carolina State beat No. 16 Duke 84-60 on Sunday, keeping the Wolfpack unbeaten in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Jada Boyd added 10 points and seven rebounds off the bench as N.C. State won its 15th straight...

Smalls scores 18 to carry American past Bucknell 63-55

Jan. 16, 2022 17:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Colin Smalls tossed in 18 points to lead American University to a 63-55 victory over Bucknell on Sunday. Josh Alexander had 12 points for the Eagles (5-10, 1-2 Patriot League). Matt Rogers added eight rebounds. Bucknell totaled 23 first-half...

O'Boyle scores 16 to lead Lafayette past Army 68-54

Jan. 16, 2022 17:39 PM EST

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Leo O’Boyle scored 16 points to lead four players in double figures and Lafayette breezed to a 68-54 victory over Army on Sunday. Tyrone Perry added 13 points for the Leopards (4-11, 1-3 Patriot League), who snapped a three-game skid. Neal Quinn and Kyle...

Perez scores 33 to carry Manhattan past Canisius 80-75

Jan. 16, 2022 17:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Perez had a season-high 33 points as Manhattan narrowly beat Canisius 80-75 on Sunday. Samir Stewart had 11 points for Manhattan (9-4, 2-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Elijah Buchanan added 10 points. Ahamadou Fofana had 15 points for the...

Dorsey scores 12 off bench to lead Navy over Boston U 72-65

Jan. 16, 2022 17:35 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Patrick Dorsey had 12 points off the bench to lead Navy to a 72-65 win over Boston University on Sunday. Jaylen Walker had 11 points for the Midshipmen (12-5, 5-1 Patriot League), who won for a fourth straight time on the road. Sukhmail Mathon scored a...

Booker, McGee help Suns rout Pistons in Michigan homecoming

Jan. 16, 2022 17:35 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Devin Booker scored 30 points and JaVale McGee added 20 in their Michigan homecomings to help the NBA-leading Phoenix Suns rout the Detroit Pistons 135-108 on Sunday. “I was just hitting shots and the guys were getting me the ball in good places,” said Booker,...

Asberry, Andrews rally No. 14 Baylor women past Kansas 82-79

Jan. 16, 2022 17:35 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sarah Andrews scored 25 points, Ja'Mee Asberry added 20 and they combined for the final seven points in the last 14 seconds to give No. 14 Baylor an 82-79 win over Kansas on Sunday. Asberry knocked down a second-chance 3-pointer with 14 seconds to play to pull...