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February 18, 2015 - 9:32pm
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BOSTON (AP) — David Walker scored 21 points and dished seven assists to help Northeastern beat William & Mary 75-64 on Wednesday night.

The Huskies bounced back after having lost to UNC Wilmington, 66-61 on Saturday night, and are tied with William & Mary and James Madison for second place in the CAA, a half game back of Wilmington (15-10, 10-4).

Northeastern (18-10, 10-5 Colonial Athletic Association) led 37-28 at the break, opened the...

February 18, 2015 - 9:32pm
1 week 3 days ago

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Ron Curry scored 25 points and Yohanny Dalembert grabbed a clutch rebound in the final seconds as James Madison held off a late rally to defeat Drexel 82-78 on Wednesday, winning its fourth straight.

The win completed a season sweep of Drexel by James Madison (17-11, 10-5 Colonial Athletic Association).

Curry hit 5 of 9 shots and 13 of 16 at the foul line for his fourth game at 25 points or better in the Dukes' last eight....

February 18, 2015 - 9:32pm
1 week 3 days ago

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Mandell Thomas scored 25 points and Eric Paschall 21 to lead Fordham to an 80-68 victory over George Mason on Wednesday night.

The Rams (8-16, 3-10 Atlantic 10) picked up their first road victory of the season after eight losses. They also won for the third time in their last four games.

Chris Sengfelder added 14 points and Bryan Smith 11 for Fordham, which made 26 of 49 shots for 53.1 percent, including 11 of 18 3-point attempts...

February 18, 2015 - 9:26pm
1 week 3 days ago

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Dan Trist posted a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds and led five players in double figures as Lafayette held on to beat Holy Cross 89-81 on Wednesday night.

Seth Hinrichs and Bryce Scott added another 18 points apiece for the Leopards (15-11, 7-8 Patriot League). Nick Lindner had 15 points and Joey Ptasinski 14.

Hinrichs slammed a dunk and sank a 3-pointer midway through the first half to help give Lafayette a 26-17...

February 18, 2015 - 9:22pm
1 week 3 days ago

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Lorenzo Cugini scored 19 points and led five into double-figure scoring as High Point romped past Gardner-Webb, 83-62, to maintain a share of first place in the Big South Conference Wednesday night.

Cugini knocked down 4 of 5 shots from beyond the arc and pulled down seven rebounds as the Panthers (20-7, 11-4) took a 12-point lead into halftime and cruised through the second half to pick up their 20th win of the season.

Adonis...

February 18, 2015 - 9:22pm
1 week 3 days ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — Freshman Trevon Bluiett made two free throws with 11.5 seconds left — his only points of the game — and Xavier rallied for a 59-57 win over Cincinnati on the Bearcats' court Wednesday night, another dramatic finish in the crosstown rivalry.

The Musketeers (17-10) let a 12-point lead slip away before rallying in the final minute for their sixth win in the last eight games between the rivals.

The game returned to campus three years...

February 18, 2015 - 9:19pm
1 week 3 days ago

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Sheldon McClellan scored 21 points, Tonye Jekiri finished with 15 points and 15 rebounds and Miami shook off a slow start to easily beat Virginia Tech 76-52 on Wednesday night.

Angel Rodriguez added 11 points for the Hurricanes (17-9, 7-6 Atlantic Coast Conference), who used a 17-4 run to open up what was a three-point game at halftime and kept steadily adding to the lead.

Adam Smith scored 15 for Virginia Tech (10-16, 2-11...

February 18, 2015 - 9:17pm
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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Rivals North Carolina and Duke came together to honor late Hall of Fame Tar Heels coach Dean Smith before Wednesday night's game in Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Shortly before the national anthem, players and coaches for both teams walked to center court. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski hugged fellow Hall of Famer Roy Williams of UNC and the teams knelt together around the midcourt circle for a moment of silence.

Many Duke students and fans...

February 18, 2015 - 9:16pm
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HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Luke Roh recorded his second career double-double with a career-high 25 points and 10 rebounds to help Colgate beat Army 84-69 on Wednesday night.

The senior's previous best was 16 points.

Roh made 8 of 10 first-half shots and his 18 points helped Colgate hold a 46-36 lead at the break. It was the Raiders' best offensive output in Patriot League play this season.

Ethan Jacobs made 7 of 8 shots and finished...

February 18, 2015 - 9:14pm
1 week 3 days ago

GAINSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Freshman Devin Robinson scored 12 points and hit a two-handed dunk with 2.1 seconds remaining to give Florida a 50-47 win over Vanderbilt on Wednesday night.

The Gators (13-13, 6-7 Southeastern Conference) played without starters and leading scorers Michael Frazier II (ankle) and Dorian Finney-Smith (suspension; violation of team rules) but still managed to shoot 36 percent from the field.

After Florida took a 19-12 lead with...

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