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Coppin St. closes with 12-0 spurt to dump Delaware St.

February 22, 2020

BALTIMORE (AP) — Kamar McKnight scored 23 points and Brendan Medley-Bacon had a double-double and Coppin State used a late run for a 98-86 win over Delaware State on Saturday.John Crosby's layup with 2:26 left brought Delaware State into a tie at 86...

Green lifts New Orleans over McNeese St. 82-77

February 22, 2020

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Troy Green had a career-high 25 points as New Orleans narrowly beat McNeese State 82-77 on Saturday. Bryson Robinson added 21 points for the Privateers.Lamont Berzat had seven rebounds for New Orleans (8-18, 4-12 Southland Conference)....

Ottey scores 16 to lift UIC over IUPUI 77-72

February 22, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Ottey posted 16 points as Illinois-Chicago narrowly beat IUPUI 77-72 on Saturday.Jamie Ahale had 15 points for Illinois-Chicago (14-15, 9-7 Horizon League). Braelen Bridges added 12 points. Tarkus Ferguson had 11 points and seven...

Bruins rally in 2nd half to beat No. 18 Colorado, 70-63

By MICHAEL KELLY | February 22, 2020

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tyger Campbell had seven of his 15 points during a 20-3 UCLA run in the second half, and the Bruins rallied from nine points down to beat No. 18 Colorado 70-63 on Saturday and tie the Buffaloes atop the Pac-12 Conference.Campbell...

Milton’s career-high 28 points sends Wyoming past Air Force

February 22, 2020

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Greg Milton III came off the bench and more than doubled his previous career high with 28 points to help carry Wyoming past Air Force 78-72 on Saturday.Milton, a 6-foot-3 sophomore, posted his prior career high of 12...

Loewe lifts William & Mary over James Madison 78-74

February 22, 2020

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Luke Loewe had a career-high 27 points as William & Mary narrowly defeated James Madison 78-74 on Saturday.Loewe shot 10 for 11 from the floor, including 6 of 7 from deep.Nathan Knight had 12 points and four assists for...

Kenney carries La Salle past George Washington 72-62

February 22, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sherif Kenney came off the bench to score 13 points to lift La Salle to a 72-62 win over George Washington on Saturday.Ed Croswell had 12 points for La Salle (13-13, 4-10 Atlantic 10 Conference), which ended its five-game road losing...

Rivers lifts Florida Gulf Coast past NJIT 55-39

February 22, 2020

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Dakota Rivers had 10 points and 13 rebounds to lead Florida Gulf Coast to a 55-39 win over NJIT on Saturday.Caleb Catto had 13 points for Florida Gulf Coast (9-20, 6-8 Atlantic Sun Conference). Jalen Warren added 10 points, six rebounds...

Thistlewood lifts Colorado St. past San Jose St. 78-71

February 22, 2020

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Adam Thistlewood scored 16 points, Nico Carvacho had 10 points and 12 rebounds and Colorado State beat San Jose State 78-71 on Saturday.Dischon Thomas added 13 points and David Roddy had 10 for Colorado State (19-10, 10-6...

Michigan extends winning streak with rare victory at Purdue

By MICHAEL MAROT | February 22, 2020

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Michigan freshman Franz Wagner made everything look easy Saturday.Everybody else struggled to find their shooting touch.Wagner scored a season-high 22 points and Isaiah Livers added 19 to help the Wolverines earn their fifth...

Morehead St. holds off Tennessee St. for 66-63 win

February 22, 2020

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — James Baker scored 21 points with nine rebounds and three blocks and Morehead State survived Tennessee State 66-63 on Saturday.Jordan Walker made 1 of 2 foul shots with nine seconds left for a 66-63 lead before Michael Littlejohn...

Louisiana-Monroe tops Louisiana-Lafayette 83-77

February 22, 2020

MONROE, La. (AP) — Michael Ertel had 22 points as Louisiana-Monroe defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 83-77 on Saturday.Tyree White had 18 points for Louisiana-Monroe (9-18, 5-13 Sun Belt Conference), which broke its four-game home losing streak. Chris Efretuei...