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Hollingsworth, Savage lead W. Kentucky over Marshall 91-84

January 25, 2020

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth had 18 points as Western Kentucky defeated Marshall 91-84 on Saturday night. Jared Savage added 16 points for the Hilltoppers, while Jordan Rawls chipped in 15. Savage also had seven rebounds.Carson Williams...

Williams scores 15 as Georgia State defeats Georgia Southern

January 25, 2020

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Kane Williams collected 15 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals, and Georgia State defeated Georgia Southern 82-77 on Saturday night.Damon Wilson and Justin Roberts scored 13 points apiece for the Panthers (14-7,...

Vrankic scores 20 to lead Santa Clara past San Diego 65-52

January 25, 2020

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Josip Vrankic had 20 points as Santa Clara defeated San Diego 65-52 on Saturday.Jalen Williams had 11 points for Santa Clara (17-5, 4-3 West Coast Conference). DJ Mitchell added eight rebounds.James Jean-Marie had 14 points and three...

Oliver’s career-best 21 lifts Monarchs over FAU 65-55

January 25, 2020

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A.J. Oliver II scored a career-high 21 points as Old Dominion raced away after halftime to defeat Florida Atlantic 65-55 on Saturday night.Xavier Green had 14 points for Old Dominion (8-13, 4-4 Conference USA). Malik Curry added...

Bishop scores 17 to lift Norfolk St. past SC State 73-62

January 25, 2020

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Jermaine Bishop posted 17 points as Norfolk State beat South Carolina State 73-62 on Saturday night.Devante Carter had 10 points and six rebounds for Norfolk State (9-11, 5-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), which earned its fifth...

Cooks’ 25 points leads NJIT past Florida Gulf Coast

January 25, 2020

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Zach Cooks scored 25 points including the go-ahead basket with 75 seconds left and NJIT beat Florida Gulf Coast 56-54 on Saturday.Jalen Warren's off balance jump shot fell through but the officials waived it off as time expired...

Eggleston’s near double-double helps Arkansas State top Troy

January 25, 2020

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Melo Eggleston had 15 points and nine rebounds as Arkansas State defeated Troy 78-62 on Saturday.Jerry Johnson added 12 points for the Red Wolves and J.J. Matthews had 11 points for Arkansas State (15-7, 7-4 Sun Belt Conference). Christian...

Sims sinks winning FTs, Middle Tennessee halts 11-game slide

January 25, 2020

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Donovan Sims sank two winning free throws with 0.7 seconds on the clock and Jayce Johnson intercepted a last-gasp pass as Middle Tennessee held on to snap an 11-game losing streak on Saturday night topping Southern Miss 65-63.Sims...

Stephen F. Austin tops Lamar behind Comeaux

January 25, 2020

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — John Comeaux had 18 points as Stephen F. Austin topped Lamar 70-62 on Saturday.Kevon Harris had 15 points, six assists and five steals for Stephen F. Austin (17-3, 8-1 Southland Conference), which won its fourth straight game....

Okongwu and USC cruise in 75-55 win over Oregon State

By GARY HOROWITZ | January 25, 2020

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Onyeka Okongwu scored 18 points and had three highlight-reel dunks in the second half to lead Southern California to a 75-55 victory over Oregon State on Saturday.USC (16-4, 5-2 Pac-12) never trailed and had balanced scoring with...

Morgan scores 21 points as Central Michigan tops Ball State

January 25, 2020

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Dallas Morgan scored 21 points as Central Michigan defeated Ball State 71-66 on Saturday.Tahjai Teague had 17 points, a career-high 18 rebounds and five blocks for Ball State.Morgan hit a 3-pointer and later a two-point field...

Peatling propels E. Washington past S. Utah in OT

January 25, 2020

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mason Peatling scored 30 points on 11-of-16 shooting, grabbed 11 rebounds and Eastern Washington rallied to beat Southern Utah 81-78 in overtime on Saturday.Peatling's 3-pointer with 24 seconds left in regulation knotted it at 71...