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Washington State’s Anthony Gordon leads North in Senior Bowl

By JOHN ZENOR | January 25, 2020

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon is used to waiting his turn.Gordon, who didn't start until his senior year, led the North to three touchdowns in the third quarter in a 31-17 victory over the South in the Senior Bowl on...

Miami downs E. Michigan 73-68 behind Coleman-Lands

January 25, 2020

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Isaiah Coleman-Lands scored 16 points off the bench and Nike Sibande scored 14 and Miami (OH) beat Eastern Michigan 73-68 on Saturday.Dae Dae Grant added 14 points and Dalonte Brown 10 and the Redhawks kept Eastern Michigan winless...

Hammond sparks USC Upstate past UNC Asheville

January 25, 2020

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Everette Hammond had 23 points as South Carolina Upstate ended its four-game losing streak by topping UNC-Asheville 80-63 on Saturday.Tommy Bruner had 17 points for South Carolina Upstate (8-13, 3-5 Big South Conference). Bryson...

Ellison scores 31 to lift Hartford over Albany (NY) 62-48

January 25, 2020

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Malik Ellison had a career-high 31 points plus 12 rebounds as Hartford topped Albany 62-48 on Saturday.Hunter Marks had 12 points, six rebounds, six assists and three blocks for Hartford (11-10, 4-2 America East Conference). Traci...

Charleston Southern tops Gardner-Webb 92-83 in double OT

January 25, 2020

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Charleston Southern hold off Gardner-Webb 92-83 in double overtime on Saturday.Fleming made 11 of 24 shots from the floor, but just 1 of 8 from behind...

Sheffield leads Elon past James Madison 82-73

January 25, 2020

ELON, N.C. (AP) — Marcus Sheffield II had a season-high 31 points to carry Elon to an 82-73 win over James Madison on Saturday. Sheffield was out-dueled by the Dukes' Matt Lewis, who had 33 points.Sheffield made 10 of 11 free throws. He added nine rebounds.Hunter...

Davis scores 20, SMU uses late run to upset No. 20 Memphis

By CLAY BAILEY | January 25, 2020

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kendric Davis had 20 points and five assists, Emmanuel Bandoumel added 14 and SMU used a late run to upset No. 20 Memphis 74-70 on Saturday.Isiaha Mike scored 13 points, all in the second half, and Tyson Jolly finished with 10...

UNC Wilmington goes toe-to-toe with Charleston in 72-70 win

January 25, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Shykeim Phillips scored 17 points, Ty Gadsen scored 16 and UNC Wilmington pulled a surprise with a 72-70 win over Charleston on Saturday.It was just the Seahawks' second Colonial Athletic Association win in nine tries.Jaylen...

Coburn’s career-high 24 helps Hofstra down Drexel 72-59

January 25, 2020

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Tareq Coburn scored nine of his career-high 24 points over the final 10 minutes as Hofstra zoomed past Drexel down the stretch 72-59 on Saturday.Coburn was 8-for-10 shooting — including 4-for-4 from 3-point distance — and...

No. 2 Baylor women beat Texas Tech for 50th home win in row

January 25, 2020

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 2 Baylor keeps extending all of its winning streaks. The last two games have just been a little closer without their leading scorer.With NaLyssa Smith sidelined again because of a right high ankle sprain, Juicy Landrum scored...

Gibson scores 21 to lift Towson over William & Mary 70-58

January 25, 2020

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Jason Gibson had a season-high 21 points as Towson got past William & Mary 70-58 on Saturday.Brian Fobbs had 17 points for Towson (12-9, 6-3 Colonial Athletic Conference), which earned its sixth consecutive victory. Allen...

Blount scores 33, NC Central drubs Delaware State 72-45

January 25, 2020

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jibri Blount poured in 33 points, matching his career high, and grabbed 10 rebounds as North Carolina Central rolled to a 72-45 victory over Delaware State on Saturday.Blount buried 11 of 15 shots from the floor, including both his...