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No. 14 WVU beats Missouri 74-51 in Big 12/SEC Challenge

By MATT THORNSBURY | January 25, 2020

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — No. 14 West Virginia's inside dominance turned a close game into a rout and moved coach Bob Huggins another notch higher on the all-time wins list.Jermaine Haley had 15 points and nine rebounds, Miles McBride scored 15 points...

Morgan St. clips Coppin St. in 50-48 win

January 25, 2020

BALTIMORE (AP) — Sherwyn Devonish-Prince Jr. made all three of his 3-point shot attempts, the last one with four seconds left, and Morgan State beat Coppin State 50-48 on Saturday.Dejuan Clayton made two free throws with 23 seconds left to give the...

Melton scores career-high 27, Florida A&M tops Howard 87-83

January 25, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rod Melton Jr. matched his career high with 27 points as Florida A&M defeated Howard 87-83 on Saturday.DJ Jones had 12 points for Florida A&M (6-12, 4-3 Mid-Eastern Conference). Nasir Core added 12 points. MJ Randolph had 11...

Bramah leads Robert Morris past LIU-Brooklyn 71-66

January 25, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — AJ Bramah had 18 points and 11 rebounds off the bench to lead Robert Morris to a 71-66 win over Long Island-Brooklyn on Saturday.Dante Treacy had 12 points for Robert Morris (10-11, 6-2 Northeast Conference). Charles Bain added 10 points....

Celen leads St. Francis (NY) past St. Francis (Pa.) 86-79

January 25, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Deniz Celen had 22 points as St. Francis (NY) defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 86-79 on Saturday. Chauncey Hawkins added 21 points for the Terriers.Celen hit 9 of 10 foul shots. He added seven rebounds and three blocks.Unique McLean had 15...

Northern Colorado sends Idaho to 4th straight loss, 74-53

January 25, 2020

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Jonah Radebaugh recorded 12 points and 13 assists to carry Northern Colorado to a 74-53 win over Idaho on Saturday.Trent Harris had 17 points and seven rebounds for Northern Colorado (12-6, 5-2 Big Sky Conference). Bodie Hume added...

McCallum lifts Jacksonville past Kennesaw State 83-64

January 25, 2020

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — DeAnthony McCallum had a career-high 22 points as Jacksonville defeated Kennesaw State 83-64 on Saturday.Destin Barnes had 15 points for Jacksonville (10-12, 3-4 Atlantic Sun Conference). David Bell added 11 points. Bryce Workman...

Jones pours in career-high 33, Radford tops Hampton 83-79

January 25, 2020

RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored a career-high 33 points plus 10 assists as Radford edged past Hampton 83-79 on Saturday.Jones was 12-for-22 shooting and 7-for-9 at the foul line. Travis Fields, Jr. had 11 points for Radford (11-9, 6-2 Big South...

Near-perfect Kennedy carries McNeese past Houston Baptist

January 25, 2020

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Sha'markus Kennedy scored a career-high 37 points with 14 rebounds and McNeese State defeated Houston Baptist 102-89 on Saturday.Kennedy missed just one of 15-shot attempts and was 9 of 11 from the foul line. Kennedy entered...

Asadullah helps Libscomb upset North Florida 85-73

January 25, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ahsan Asadullah totaled 22 points and a career-high 18 rebounds and Lipscomb upset North Florida 85-73 on Saturday.Asadullah made 10 of 23 shots from the floor for the Bisons (8-13, 3-5 Atlantic Sun Conference). It was the seventh...

Jackson scores 35 to lead Akron past Ohio 88-86

January 25, 2020

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Loren Cristian Jackson had a career-high 35 points as Akron edged past Ohio 88-86 on Saturday.Jackson shot 13 for 17 from the field, including 7 of 9 on 3-pointers.Tyler Cheese had 16 points for Akron (16-4, 6-1 Mid-American Conference),...

Arkansas ends 2-game skid, bolsters resume with win over TCU

By ERIC W. BOLIN | January 25, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Mason Jones scored 20 points and Desi Sills added 18 to lead Arkansas to a 78-67 win over TCU in a Big 12/SEC Challenge game on Saturday.The Razorbacks (15-4) led for the final 35 minutes of the game, though TCU didn’t trail...