BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Pablo Bertone scored a career-high 31 points and powered a breakaway run in the second half as Florida Atlantic defeated Central Florida 75-64 on Tuesday night.
Bertone's 31 matched the most by an FAU player since Greg Gantt scored 31 last February. Bertone scored 10 of his points in a 13-2 run in the second half to break open a game that had seen three ties and eight lead changes to that point.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Jarell Eddie scored a career-high 34 points and Virginia Tech outlasted Winthrop 81-63 Tuesday night.
Eddie scored 20 points in the first half, including 17 straight in one stretch for the Hokies (6-3), and Virginia Tech finally pulled away with a 20-7 run to open a 70-56 lead with 5 minutes remaining.
Freshman Keon Johnson scored 15 points to lead the Eagles (5-2) and Joab Jerome had 13.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Shoni Schimmel scored 14 points, Bria Smith added 12 and No. 7 Louisville cruised to a 91-49 victory over Missouri State on Tuesday night.
Asia Taylor added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Cardinals (8-1), who played most of the game without senior guard Antonita Slaughter after she collapsed and was taken off the court on a stretcher early in the first half.
Louisville was leading 7-2 with 17:13 to play in the first half...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Devin Coleman made the most of his first career start Tuesday night, scoring a career-high 16 points, as Clemson overcame early sluggishness for a 65-49 win over South Carolina State Tuesday evening.
Clemson improved to 7-1, while South Carolina State fell to 2-6. Landry Nnoko had his second career double-double for the Tigers with 13 points and 13 rebounds.
Devin Joint paced the Bulldogs with 9 points and 7 rebounds....
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Antonita Slaughter, a senior guard for No. 7 Louisville, collapsed early in the Cardinals' game against Missouri State on Tuesday night and taken to the hospital.
Louisville was leading 7-2 with 17:13 to play in the first half when Slaughter, who had started the game and scored the first basket, went to the bench and suddenly collapsed. Coach Jeff Walz and his staff rushed to her aid and EMS was immediately called to the bench. Slaughter was taken...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are ready for some serious chatter coming from that brash, big-talking Seattle secondary.
So far, 49ers fullback Bruce Miller insists Richard Sherman and the playoff-bound Seahawks (11-1) have more than earned the right to speak up on the field. Yet the way emotions tend to run higher than usual in this heated NFC West, Miller, tight end Vernon Davis and their teammates are guarding against getting so hyped up it hurts...