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Spencer helps Nicholls St. past Houston Christian 92-91

Feb. 05, 2023 01:02 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Marek Nelson had 23 points and Pierce Spencer scored the game's final five points in Nicholls State's 92-91 victory over Houston Christian on Saturday night. Spencer hit a 3-pointer with 20 seconds to go and, after a Houston Christian turnover, grabbed the rebound of...

Coleman, Radford lead Texas A&M past Georgia 82-57

Feb. 04, 2023 23:01 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Henry Coleman III and Tyrece Radford scored 15 points apiece and Texas A&M beat Georgia 82-57 Saturday night. Dexter Dennis added 12 points for Texas A&M (16-7, 8-2 SEC). The Aggies have won four in a row, and eight of their...

Crash averted at Austin airport; FAA, NTSB to investigate

Feb. 04, 2023 22:40 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A FedEx cargo airplane attempting to land at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on Saturday morning had to change course after a second plane was cleared to depart from the same runway, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. “The pilot of the...

Williams scores 19, Troy beats Texas State 68-64

Feb. 04, 2023 22:20 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Zay Williams' 19 points helped Troy defeat Texas State 68-64 on Saturday night. Williams added seven rebounds and three steals for the Trojans (14-11, 6-6 Sun Belt Conference). Aamer Muhammad was 4 of 11 shooting (2 for 8 from distance) to add 12 points. Christyon...

Sharp scores 23 as Northwestern State knocks off Lamar 72-68

Feb. 04, 2023 21:41 PM EST

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Demarcus Sharp scored 23 points as Northwestern State beat Lamar 72-68 on Saturday night. Sharp added five rebounds and seven assists for the Demons (16-8, 8-3 Southland Conference). Ja'Monta Black shot 3 for 10 (3 for 9 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from...

Gaston sparks No. 24 Texas women to 68-65 win over Kansas

Feb. 04, 2023 19:48 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — DeYona Gaston scored 24 points and intercepted a half-court pass as time ran out to preserve No. 24 Texas' 68-65 win over Kansas to remain in first place in the Big-12 Conference on Saturday. Texas had a chance to put the game away from the free-throw line in...

Bishop helps No. 10 Texas rally past No. 7 K-State, 69-66

Feb. 04, 2023 19:04 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Christian Bishop was as frustrated as anyone in a Texas jersey in the first half Saturday. He'd been held without a point by Kansas State and, not surprisingly, the No. 10 Longhorns were facing a double-digit deficit on the road. Maybe that's why he...

'Everyday Jon' back for No. 11 Baylor in win over Texas Tech

Feb. 04, 2023 16:52 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua had waited 357 days to get back on the court for 11th-ranked Baylor. The big man had counted every single one of them since a gruesome knee injury last season. Tchamwa Tchatchoua scored eight points and had four rebounds while playing...

Former AP sports writer Denne H. Freeman dies at 86

Feb. 04, 2023 16:12 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Retired longtime Associated Press sports writer Denne H. Freeman, whose 32 years with the AP included covering all five Super Bowl championships won by the Dallas Cowboys and many golf majors, has died after a series of health issues. He was 86. Freeman’s family...

Murdix's 23 lead Texas A&M-CC over SE Louisiana 83-72

Feb. 04, 2023 14:23 PM EST

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Terrion Murdix's 23 points helped Texas A&M-CC defeat SE Louisiana 83-72 on Saturday. Murdix was 9 of 18 shooting, including 2 for 4 from distance, and went 3 for 3 from the line for the Islanders (15-9, 8-3 Southland Conference). Trey Tennyson added 16...