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November 13, 2015 - 11:38pm
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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye scored 18 points with three assists and grabbed eight rebounds as Bradley edged Ball State 54-53 in a season opener on Friday night.

Lautier-Ogunleye sank 9 of 15 from the line for the Braves. Callum Barker added 14 points and nine rebounds. The team hit 31.9 percent from the field overall and 59.4 percent from the line.

Bradley took an early lead then fell behind to trail 28-27 at the break. The Braves...

November 13, 2015 - 11:37pm
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BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Marcus Owens had 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead Lamar to a season-opening win over Division III's Austin College 101-58 on Friday night.

Lincoln Davis added 13 points and Nick Garth and LeMon Gregory chipped in 10 apiece as Lamar dominated throughout. Kevin Booze had 8 points and seven assists.

Lamar never trailed and was up 29-10 at the midway point of the first half and had a 58-30 advantage at the break....

November 13, 2015 - 11:36pm
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Florida won its first game under coach Mike White, using a strong defensive effort and a double-double by reserve Devin Robinson to beat Navy 59-41 Friday night.

In their debut under White, the Gators (1-0) overcame an early seven-point deficit to take a 29-19 halftime lead and cruised to the finish.

Robinson, who had 13 points and 10 rebounds, was the only player in the game to score in double figures. Dorian Finney-Smith...

November 13, 2015 - 11:33pm
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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...

November 13, 2015 - 11:32pm
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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...

November 13, 2015 - 11:32pm
1 week 5 days ago

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.


November 13, 2015 - 11:31pm
1 week 5 days ago

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ryan Mikesell sank five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to lead Dayton to an 84-53 win over Southeast Missouri State in the season opener for both teams Friday night.

Darrell Davis added 15 points and Kendall Pollard scored eight with 10 rebounds for Dayton, which opened the game with an 11-0 run and never trailed, shooting 51.9 percent from the field. Mikesell, whose 21 points are the third-most scored in a game by a Dayton freshman, also had...

November 13, 2015 - 11:31pm
1 week 5 days ago

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Caleb White scored 21 points to lead East Carolina to past Grambling State 61-53 on Friday night in the season opener for the two teams.

Nigel Riberio hit a 3-pointer for the Tigers to cut East Carolina's lead to 54-49 with 2:29 left to play. But White's 3 about a minute later helped seal it.

White was 6 for 12 from the field and grabbed five rebounds for the Pirates, who controlled the glass with a 44-32 edge — 13 coming on...

November 13, 2015 - 11:27pm
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DENTON, Texas (AP) — Jeremy Combs scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as North Texas crushed NAIA-Jarvis Christian, 112-82, in the season-opening game for both teams Friday night.

The Mean Green shot 52.1 percent from the field, knocking down 37 of 71 shots and 9 of 21 from 3-point range. J-Mychal Reese and Ja'Michael Brown each scored 16 points, and Deckie Johnson added 15 points by hitting 3 of 6 from beyond the arc.

North Texas won the...

November 13, 2015 - 11:27pm
1 week 5 days ago

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Antonio Blakeney had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and fellow freshman Ben Simmons added 11 points, 13 rebounds and five assists in No. 21 LSU's 81-70 victory over McNeese State on Friday night in the opener for both teams.

Brandon Sampson, the third member of the Tigers' highly rated freshman class, had 18 points.

Jamaya Burr led McNeese State with 18 points, and Craig McFerrin had 12 points and 13 rebounds.

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