FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Tom Rivard scored 23 points off the bench to help lead Colgate to a 66-53 win over George Mason on Friday night in a season opener.
Rivard was 6 of 10 from the field and sank 3 of 5 from 3-point range for the Raiders. Jordan Robertson had 14 points and four rebounds and Jordan Swopshire added 13 points. The team hit 50 percent from the field, including 37.7 percent from the 3-point line.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George scored 29 points, Monta Ellis added 24 points in his best game this season and the Indiana Pacers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-103 on Friday night for their sixth win in seven games.
Zach LaVine and Andrew Wiggins each scored 26 points and led a furious charge that almost brought Minnesota back from a 27-point deficit in the final 16 minutes. After Indiana built an 87-60 lead with 4 minutes left in the third quarter, the...
POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Funny Car championship long-shot Tommy Johnson Jr. raced to the qualifying lead Friday in the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals.
Johnson powered his Dodge Charger R/T to a track-record run 3.917 seconds at 324.67 mph at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona near Los Angeles to take the top spot. Johnson gained three points on series leader Del Worsham and second-place Jack Beckman. Johnson is 94 points behind Worsham.
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Devin Cannady scored 12 of his 17 points in the final six minutes to help Princeton pull away and beat Rider 64-56 in a season opener on Friday night.
Spencer Weisz had 13 points, and Pete Miller added 9 points with 12 rebounds for the Tigers. Shawn Valentine had 15 points and nine rebounds, Kahlil Thomas scored 12 points, and Teddy Okereafor had seven points with five assists to lead Rider.
BOSTON (AP) — David Walker scored 27 points on 10-of-14 shooting and pulled down seven rebounds to help lead Northeastern to an 87-84 overtime victory over Boston University in a season opener on Friday night.
Nick Havener opened the overtime scoring to give BU a 79-77 lead, but from there Northeastern scored 7 straight points, capped by a Walker layup that put the Huskies up five with two minutes left.