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Bell carries North Texas over Old Dominion 69-56

Jan. 22, 2022 20:29 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Thomas Bell registered 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists as North Texas defeated Old Dominion 69-56 on Saturday. Rubin Jones had 16 points for North Texas (13-4, 6-1 Conference USA), which won its fifth consecutive game. Abou Ousmane added 12 points...

James scores 29, plays center as Lakers rally past Magic

Jan. 21, 2022 22:35 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James scored 29 points and played exclusively at center in the second half as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit and beat the Orlando Magic 116-105 on Friday night. Los Angeles coach Frank Vogel replaced starting center...

Perry scores 17 to lead North Texas past Charlotte 65-51

Jan. 20, 2022 21:22 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Tylor Perry had 17 points as North Texas topped Charlotte 65-51 on Thursday night. Perry made 5 of 7 3-pointers. Mardrez McBride had 15 points for North Texas (12-4, 5-1 Conference USA), which won its fourth straight game. Thomas Bell added 12...

TABC boys and girls high school basketball rankings

Jan. 17, 2022 22:05 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school boys and girls rankings for the week of Jan. 17. BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson, 21-1; 2. Duncanville, 19-1; 3. Spring Westfield, 18-1; 4. Austin Westlake, 23-1; 5. Fort...

TABC boys and girls high school basketball rankings

Jan. 10, 2022 23:04 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Jan. 10. GIRLS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. DeSoto, 18-1; 2. Humble Summer Creek, 25-2; 3. SA Northside Clark, 22-2; 4. Duncanville, 23-4; 5. Coppell, 27-0; 6....

Perry carries North Texas past Middle Tennessee 70-63

Jan. 08, 2022 20:52 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Tylor Perry had a season-high 25 points as North Texas topped Middle Tennessee 70-63 on Saturday. Perry hit 4 of 6 3-pointers. Mardrez McBride had 11 points for North Texas (9-4, 2-1 Conference USA). Rubin Jones added 10 points and six rebounds....

Walker scores 17 to carry UAB past North Texas 69-63

Jan. 06, 2022 22:42 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Jordan Walker had 17 points as UAB topped North Texas 69-63 on Thursday night. Trey Jemison had 14 points for UAB (13-3, 3-0 Conference USA), which earned its fourth consecutive win. KJ Buffen added 13 points. Quan Jackson had 11 points and seven rebounds. ...

Embiid, Harris lift 76ers by Magic for fifth straight win

Jan. 05, 2022 22:56 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 31 points, Tobias Harris added 22 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Orlando Magic 116-106 on Wednesday night. The 76ers, who notched their NBA-best 14th road victory of the season, tied a season high with a fifth straight win overall. They...

TABC boys and girls high school basketball rankings

Jan. 03, 2022 19:13 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Jan. 3. BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson, 17-1; 2. Duncanville, 15-1; 3. Spring Westfield, 14-1; 4. McKinney, 20-2; 5. Dickinson, 21-2; 6. Fort Bend...

Perry leads North Texas over Rice 75-43 in C-USA opener

Jan. 01, 2022 20:31 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Tylor Perry had 18 points and North Texas rolled past Rice 75-43 in a Conference USA opener on Saturday. Mardrez McBride had 17 points for the Mean Green (8-3, 1-0), who won their sixth straight game. Rubin Jones added 11 points. Aaron Scott had eight points...