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January 24, 2016 - 4:24pm
1 week 6 days ago

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Justin Robinson scored 28 points and Monmouth defeated Marist 83-72 on Sunday.

Robinson, who averages 20.2 points, was 8 of 18 from the field, 6 of 10 from beyond the arc and 6 of 6 from the line. Micah Seaborn scored 16 points while Deon Jones added 13 points and seven rebounds. Monmouth (15-5, 7-2 Metro Atlantic) shot nearly 46 percent, including 10 of 22 on 3-point attempts.

Marist (4-14, 1-8) was led by Khallid Hart...

January 24, 2016 - 4:23pm
1 week 6 days ago

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Mark Alstork scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Wright State beat the University of Illinois-Chicago 80-66 on Sunday to win its sixth straight and remain atop the Horizon League standings.

The win is the 100th for Billy Donlon, the second Wright State coach to reach that mark.

JT Yoho scored 16 points, Biggie Minnis added 13 and Grant Benzinger had 11 for the Raiders (13-8, 7-1), who were outrebounded 40-27....

January 24, 2016 - 4:22pm
1 week 6 days ago

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Willie Rodriguez and Marlon Beck II scored 17 points apiece to lead Binghamton to its first conference victory of the season with a 64-57 win over Massachusetts-Lowell on Sunday.

Thomas Bruce added 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Binghamton (4-15, 1-5 America East), which hit just 36 percent of its 61 shots from the field but had 16 steals while giving up eight. Beck was 3 of 7 from beyond the arc.

Knotted 24-24 at the...

January 24, 2016 - 4:22pm
1 week 6 days ago

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Gregory Graves scored 22 points and Mount St. Mary's took an 87-72 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday.

Mount St. Mary's raced to an 18-2 advantage and its lead remained in double figures the rest of the game. The Mountaineers led 44-25 at halftime with their biggest lead of 23 points coming with eight minutes left on BK Ashe's 3-pointer.

The Mountaineers (9-12, 6-2) and Knights (9-10, 5-3) entered the day in a three-...

January 24, 2016 - 4:12pm
1 week 6 days ago

DENVER (AP) — Stephen Gostkowski missed a PAT for the first time in nine years Sunday when he shanked the kick following Steven Jackson's 1-yard touchdown run.

Gostkowski had made an NFL-record 523 consecutive PATs. And he had made all 60 of his kicks in the playoffs.

His big miss left the Broncos with a 7-6 lead heading into the second quarter, and Denver converted a turnover into a quick TD for a 14-6 lead.

Gostkowski's only...

January 24, 2016 - 4:03pm
1 week 6 days ago

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Freshman Kitija Laksa hit seven 3-pointers and scored 29 points, Courtney Williams added 20 points, her fifth-straight game with at least 20, and No. 15 South Florida rolled to an 88-49 win over Central Florida on Sunday.

Shalethia Stringfield added 13 points, six rebounds, six assists and four steals, while Laura Ferreira had 14 points for the Bulls (13-5, 6-2 American), who trailed 14-11 after one quarter.

Stringfield's basket...

January 24, 2016 - 3:57pm
1 week 6 days ago

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Steven Cook and Spencer Weisz scored 14 points apiece and Princeton routed Division III member Bryn Athyn 100-44 on Sunday.

Cook and Weisz combined to shoot 11 of 16 from the field as the Tigers (11-4) shot over 51 percent as a team, including 16 of 38 from beyond the arc. Henry Caruso added 13 points and seven rebounds. Princeton held a 57-27 advantage on the boards.

Princeton led 48-23 at the half and scored the first 15...

January 24, 2016 - 3:43pm
1 week 6 days ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Bentil scored 10 of his 31 points in overtime, including two clutch free throws with 14.7 seconds left that led No. 16 Providence past No. 4 Villanova 82-76 on Sunday.

Bentil also had 13 rebounds, helping the Friars stop Villanova's 22-game Big East winning streak.

Kris Dunn added 13 points and 14 assists for Providence (17-3, 5-2).

Ryan Arcidiacono scored 19 points for the Wildcats (17-3, 7-1). He made a...

January 24, 2016 - 3:43pm
1 week 6 days ago

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Keith Carter hit four 3-pointers and scored 16 points to help Valparaiso to a 71-46 win over Northern Kentucky on Sunday.

Shane Hammink added 14 points, Alec Peters had 12 and Tevonn Walker 10 for Valparaiso (17-4, 7-1 Horizon), which controlled the glass 42-28 and held Northern Kentucky to 15-of-50 shooting from the field. Vashil Fernandez hauled in 11 rebounds.

The Crusaders took the lead for good midway through the...

January 24, 2016 - 3:35pm
1 week 6 days ago

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Mike Brown scored 25 points, including seven in the second overtime, and Rhett Harrelson added key points in Western Carolina's 86-80 win over Mercer on Sunday.

Brown's layup and short jumper gave the Catamounts (8-12, 3-4 Southern) an 80-75 lead. Harrelson's jumper and three Brown free throws made it 84-78 before Harrelson added two more free throws with 17 seconds left for a seven-point edge.

Harrelson's right-hander off the...

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