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November 17, 2015 - 11:03pm
1 week 5 days ago

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Darien Nelson-Henry scored 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Antonio Woods added 11 with six assists to help Penn pull away late for a 60-54 win over Delaware State on Tuesday night.

Sam Jones finished with 10 points and eight rebounds while Matt Howard scored 8 and grabbed nine boards for Penn (3-0).

The Quakers used an 11-2 run to start the second half, opening up a 37-28 lead with 14:34 to play. Delaware State (0-2) slowly...

November 17, 2015 - 10:59pm
1 week 5 days ago

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — JD Sprague had 321 total yards and three touchdowns, A.J. Ouellette ran for a season-high 121 yards and two scores, and Ohio beat Ball State 48-31 on Tuesday night.

Sprague connected with Jordan Reid on two second-quarter touchdowns, of 7 and 60 yards, to give Ohio a 28-3 lead. Ball State scored on back-to-back possessions in the second half to get to 38-24, but Ohio had an answer each time — scoring on four straight drives.


November 17, 2015 - 10:58pm
1 week 5 days ago

TORONTO (AP) — P.A. Parenteau scored twice as Toronto had four power-play goals and a short-handed score in a 5-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.

Bozak had his first power-play goal of the season, Leo Komarov had Toronto's first short-handed goal, and James van Riemsdyk also scored to help the Leafs win for the fourth time in five games. James Reimer stopped 34 shots for his fourth straight win.

The last time the Leafs scored...

November 17, 2015 - 10:55pm
1 week 5 days ago

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Dakarai Henderson had 27 points and Aurimas Majauskas added 21 and 11 rebounds as Sam Houston State beat NAIA's St. Thomas (Texas) 114-92 on Tuesday night.

Ameer Jackson contributed 18 points, Jovante' Spivey had 11 and Jamal Williams chipped in 10 for the Bearkats (1-1), who bounced back from an 85-50 season-opening loss to SMU Saturday.

Sam Houston State made a school record 49 of 64 free throw attempts. The Bearkats made...

November 17, 2015 - 10:53pm
1 week 5 days ago

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Josh Hart scored 19 points, Daniel Ochefu had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 11 Villanova rolled past Nebraska 87-63 on Tuesday night.

Ryan Arcidiacono added 15 points and Phil Booth scored 11 for the Wildcats (2-0), who shot 49.2 percent from the field.

The game was part of the inaugural Gavitt Tipoff Games, which pits teams from the Big East against Big Ten squads.

Andrew White led Nebraska (1-1) with...

November 17, 2015 - 10:51pm
1 week 5 days ago

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Jalen Billups and Cole Murray combined to score 40 points as Northern Kentucky came from seven points down in the first half to knock off Division II Tiffin, 83-71 Tuesday night.

The Dragons took a 35-29 lead at the half, but were outscored in the second half, 54-34.

Billups scored 22 points, 19 in the second half, and Murray added 18 more, hitting 4 of 7 from beyond the arc, while Lavone Holland finished an assist shy of...

November 17, 2015 - 10:50pm
1 week 5 days ago

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — J.C. Fuller scored 19 points and Garret Covington added 17 to lead Western Illinois to an 84-57 win over Illinois-Chicago on Tuesday night.

Jabari Sandifer added 16 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and four steals for the Leathernecks, who are 3-0 for the first time since the 1989-90 season.

Western Illinois broke away from a 12-12 tie by running off 13-straight points, the last six from Fuller, capped by a dunk and led 39-24...

November 17, 2015 - 10:38pm
1 week 5 days ago

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Warren Hall scored 24 points including the game-winner — and five players reached double figures — as NAIA Warner College never trailed while defeating Florida Atlantic 75-72 Tuesday night.

Hall, who went over 1,000 career points last week, made 8 of 16 shots, including 2 of 3 from 3-point range for Warner (5-1).

FAU (0-2) narrowed what had been a double-digit gap most of the game into a 72-72 tie in the final 1:13. Marquan...

November 17, 2015 - 10:38pm
1 week 5 days ago

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Javeres Brent hit six 3-pointers and scored 22 points to help Jackson State beat Southern Miss 78-60 Tuesday night.

Chase Franklin made 3 of 4 from 3-point range and finished with 17 points and Paris Collins scored 15 for Jackson State (1-1). Raeford Worsham added 13 points and eight rebounds.

Jackson State opened the game with a 14-3 run that was capped by back-to-back 3's from Brent. Rahemm Watts hit a jumper to pull...

November 17, 2015 - 10:37pm
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