LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech's Devaugntah Williams scored 26 points, including five straight during a key late second-half spurt, to power the Red Raiders to a 77-73 victory over High Point in the season opener for both squads Friday night.
With the win, Texas Tech improved Tubby Smith's record to 5-0 against his alma mater.
Lorenzo Cugini finished with 15 points and Anthony Lindauer, who was 3 for 5 from the 3-point line, finished with 14 points...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Rashawn Thomas had a career-high 30 points and 12 rebounds with four blocks as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat NAIA's Our Lady of the Lake 94-72 for a season-opening win on Friday night.
Thomas was 11 of 15 from the floor and 7 of 11 from the free-throw line. Brandon Pye added 17 points on 6-of-12 shooting for the Islanders.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi rolled to a 45-23 advantage at the break, shooting 47.1 percent...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ladarius Tabb scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Jacob Perry hit a game-winning layup at the buzzer to give Alabama A&M a 68-67 overtime win over Tulane in the season opener on Friday night.
Just two field goals and five total points were scored in the overtime period. Louis Dabney made a layup with 4:00 left for Tulane's only basket, which gave the Green Wave a 67-65 lead. A Nicholas West free throw for the Bulldogs cut their deficit...
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Brian Bernardi made a school single-game record eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 26 points to help Hofstra beat Canisius 96-85 on Friday night in a season opener for both teams.
Malcolm McMillan hit a 3-pointer with 2:39 remaining to give Canisius an 83-82 lead. But Juan'ya Green scored 9 points during Hofstra's 14-2 run to close the game.
The Pride trailed by 11 with nine minutes remaining.