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November 15, 2015 - 8:56pm
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CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Venky Jois scored 18 of his 29 points in the first half and Eastern Washington rolled to a 126-64 rout of Division III member George Fox on Sunday night.

The Eagles (1-1) bounced back after blowing a 10-point, second half lead in a 106-88 loss to Mississippi State in their opener on Friday.

Jois, the preseason MVP of the Big Sky Conference, was 13 of 15 from the field, including six dunks. Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 19 points and...

November 15, 2015 - 8:56pm
1 week 2 days ago

ATLANTA (AP) — Derrick Favors scored 23 points, Rodney Hood added 20 points and the Utah Jazz beat the Atlanta Hawks 97-96 on Sunday night to end a three-game skid.

Paul Millsap had a season-high 28 points for the Hawks but failed to hit the rim on a 3-point attempt in the final minute and missed a 12-footer at the buzzer.

Atlanta has lost three of four. Point guard Jeff Teague sat out with a sore ankle, leaving the Hawks without their second-leading...

November 15, 2015 - 8:47pm
1 week 2 days ago

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Azura Stevens had 18 points, 14 rebounds and eight blocks to propel No. 14 Duke to a 78-50 victory over Winthrop on Sunday.

Stevens, who also had eight blocks, shot 7 for 11 from the field and extended her double-digit scoring streak to 16 games. Rebecca Greenwell pumped in five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points for Duke (2-0), which set a school record with 16 blocks, and controlled the glass 51-36.

Leading by 3 late in the...

November 15, 2015 - 8:37pm
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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Makayla Epps drained a jump shot off a spin move and hit a pair of clutch free throws in the final 36 seconds of overtime to lift No. 18 Kentucky over No. 15 Arizona State 68-64 on Sunday.

The game was Epps' first since being suspended for an alcohol violation last spring, and two early fouls had the junior guard sitting out most of the first quarter. She scored 12 of her 20 points after halftime, including 6 in the last two minutes of overtime....

November 15, 2015 - 8:35pm
1 week 2 days ago

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A balanced scoring effort helped Missouri defeat Maryland Eastern Shore 73-55 Sunday at the CBE Hall of Fame Classic.

Wes Clark led the Tigers with 15 points and three assists, shooting 3 of 6 from 3-point range. Kevin Puryear added 13 points and five rebounds, and Terrence Phillips had 13 points, three rebounds and two assists.

After leading 34-32 at halftime, the Tigers used a 19-8 run to secure a double-digit lead in the...

November 15, 2015 - 8:35pm
1 week 2 days ago

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Akeem Springs had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Milwaukee rallied back from a double-digit deficit to defeat Santa Clara 71-65 on Sunday.

Springs scored 13 in the second half on 3-of-3 shooting and made 6 of 7 free throws. Austin Arians scored all 14 of his points in the second for Milwaukee (3-0), including the first 5 points of a 12-0 run with 5:47 left that separated the two teams for good.

Matt Hubbard's dunk gave...

November 15, 2015 - 8:17pm
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Arkansas 67, Sam Houston St. 47

SMU 74, Northwestern St. 36

TCU 85, New Orleans 36

Texas A&M 88, Southern U. 47

Texas St. 52, St. Edward's 44

UTEP 98, Houston Baptist 63

November 15, 2015 - 8:17pm
1 week 2 days ago

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Lucky Folie won the $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes for 2-year-old fillies by a half-length Sunday at Del Mar.

Ridden by Hall of Famer Gary Stevens, Lucky Folie ran seven furlongs in 1:23.86 and paid $6.40, $4.60 and $6 at 2-1 odds.

Treasuring returned $8.20 and $10.80 at 11-1 odds, while Street Fancy was another nose back in third and paid $15.80 at 16-1 odds.

Pretty N Cool, the 3-5 favorite, finished fifth and...

November 15, 2015 - 8:10pm
1 week 2 days ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Caleb Martin scored 19 points, and North Carolina State beat South Alabama 88-70 on Sunday night.

Anthony "Cat" Barber had 17 points on 3-of-11 shooting with a career-high 12 rebounds, and freshman Maverick Rowan added 15 points for the Wolfpack (1-1).

They bounced back from a surprisingly one-sided loss to William & Mary two nights earlier in the opener by shooting 51 percent — nearly 59 percent after halftime. They never...

November 15, 2015 - 8:00pm
1 week 2 days ago

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tim Smallwood scored 14 points and Nebraska-Omaha rolled to a 104-58 victory over Division III member St. Mary's (Minn.) on Sunday night.

Smallwood was 6 of 12 from the floor. JT Gibson scored 13 points and made three 3-pointers. Zach Pirog had 12 points and eight rebounds. Jake White and Tra-Deon Hollins had 11 points apiece, and Zach Jackson chipped in 10 for the Mavericks (1-1).

Quashingm Smith-Pugh had 12 points to lead St....

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