State & National News

November 24, 2015 - 11:45pm
19 hours 11 min ago

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Ladarius Tabb scored 26 points and Nicholas West and Rakiya Battle each had 13 to lead Alabama A&M over Jacksonville State 73-69 on Tuesday night.

Tabb was 11 of 20 from the field and 3 of 9 from behind the arc for Alabama A&M (4-0), which continued its best start to a season in the program's D-I history. West had seven rebounds and Battle added five assists.

The Bulldogs led by as many as 13 points in the second...

November 24, 2015 - 11:40pm
19 hours 11 min ago

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Alec Peters scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Valparaiso beat Oregon State 63-57 on Tuesday night.

Shane Hammink and Tevonn Walker added 15 points apiece for Valparaiso (6-1). Gary Payton II had 25 points, 11 rebounds and three steals for Oregon State (4-1).

Valparaiso led 34-25 at halftime. Jubril Adekoya made four free throws and Hammink a layup to stretch the Crusaders lead to 48-31 with 12:28 remaining....

November 24, 2015 - 11:39pm
19 hours 21 min ago

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Chris Smith scored 17 points and Lew Evans added 15 with a career-high 14 rebounds and Utah State cruised to an 81-55 win over Utah Valley on Tuesday night.

The Aggies shot 55 percent (30 of 55) and made 15 of 19 free throws. Thanks to Evans, they also had a 46-25 rebounding advantage and a 39-19 difference in bench points. Jalen Moore added 11 points.

Konner Frey led the Wolverines (2-3), who shot 34 percent, with 14 points. They...

November 24, 2015 - 11:35pm
19 hours 21 min ago

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Skal Labissiere scored 16 points to lead top-ranked Kentucky to an 82-62 win over Boston University on Tuesday night.

The Wildcats (5-0) used a big second half to overcome the Terriers in their season debut at No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 poll. Kentucky struggled to put Boston University away early but outscored the Terriers 42-29 in the second half.

Labissiere finished 7 of 13 from the field and grabbed seven rebounds....

November 24, 2015 - 11:28pm
19 hours 41 min ago

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Greg Windham and J.D. Sprague each threw a touchdown pass, Josiah Yazdani kicked four field goals and Ohio kept Northern Illinois from advancing to the Mid-American Conference title game with a 26-21 win on Tuesday night.

A.J. Ouellette rushed for 140 yards on 30 carries for the Bobcats (8-4, 5-3), to help put the Huskies (8-4, 6-2) in a holding position. Northern Illinois has to hope Western Michigan beats Toledo on Friday, which would create a tie...

November 24, 2015 - 11:28pm
19 hours 41 min ago

DALLAS (AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored two third-period goals and the Ottawa Senators held off the Dallas Stars for a 7-4 victory Tuesday night.

Ottawa was outshot 37-20 but scored three unassisted goals after takeaways, one on the power play and another short-handed, by Pageau.

Craig Anderson made 33 saves in his third straight win, including two shutouts.

Pageau scored on two breakaways, including his league-leading third...

November 24, 2015 - 11:25pm
19 hours 41 min ago

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jimmy Hall scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Kent State beat Saint Francis (Pennsylvania) 79-60 on Tuesday night.

Xavier Pollard added 11 points for the Golden Flashes (3-1). Kent State took care of the ball with only five turnovers to 15 assists.

Greg Brown had 21 points for the Red Flash (2-2) on 8-of-12 shooting, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range. However, the rest of his team was 1 of 10 from the arc and shot only...

November 24, 2015 - 11:24pm
19 hours 41 min ago

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Darius Jones-Gibson scored 23 points, Wyatt Walker had 13 points with 11 rebounds, and Samford outlasted North Texas 74-72 Tuesday night.

Jones-Gibson's jumper with 2:25 left put Samford (4-1) in front 68-66. The Mean Green pulled within one on Jeremy Combs' free throw, but a layup from Walker and four Bulldogs free throws down the stretch put the game out of reach. Jones-Gibson made 12 of 15 free throws.

Combs had 18 points and...

November 24, 2015 - 11:22pm
19 hours 51 min ago

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Tre Coggins scored 25 points, with five 3-pointers, and Cal State-Fullerton beat Southern Utah 80-66 on Tuesday.

Coggins was 7 of 14 overall and 5 of 9 from beyond the arc. Khalil Ahmad had 22 points and was perfect on four 3-pointers, while Malcolm Brooks added 11 points.

Cal State-Fullerton (3-1) opened a 10-point lead early — Ahmad's 3-pointer with 12:38 in the first half made it 14-4. Southern Utah tied it at 20 with 1:36...

November 24, 2015 - 11:20pm
9 hours 41 min ago
Second Round

Indiana 83, St. John's 73<

UNLV 93, Chaminade 73<

Vanderbilt 86, Wake Forest 64<

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