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Baker scores 24 as UNC Asheville tops Presbyterian 75-64

February 22, 2020

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — DeVon Baker scored 24 points as UNC-Asheville topped Presbyterian 75-64 on Saturday.Baker shot 9 for 10 from the foul line.LJ Thorpe had 16 points and seven rebounds for UNC-Asheville (13-14, 7-9 Big South Conference), which earned...

McGriff scores 28, leads Oklahoma State past Oklahoma 83-66

By CLIFF BRUNT | February 22, 2020

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Cameron McGriff stepped up to be the exactly player Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton has been looking for.McGriff, a senior forward, matched a career high with 28 points and helped Oklahoma State defeat rival Oklahoma 83-66.McGriff...

Alarie helps No. 25 Princeton women roll by Dartmouth 87-55

February 22, 2020

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Bella Alarie scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and No. 25 Princeton won its 17th straight game, 87-55 over Dartmouth on Saturday.Grace Stone added 16 points and Abby Meyers had 10 for the Tigers (21-2, 9-0 Ivy League),...

Davidson leads Tennessee Tech over SE Missouri State 71-62

February 22, 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Keishawn Davidson had 14 points to lead five Tennessee Tech players in double figures as the Golden Eagles defeated Southeast Missouri State 71-62 on Saturday.Tujautae Williams and Jr. Clay added 12 points apiece for the Golden...

Lumberjacks top Incarnate Word 80-56, for 11th straight win

February 22, 2020

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — Cameron Johnson came off the bench to score 16 points, making 7 of 8 shots, to lead Stephen F. Austin to an 80-56 win over Incarnate Word on Saturday, the Lumberjacks' 11th straight victory.Gavin Kensmil added 15 points for...

Liberty blasts Stetson for seventh-straight win

February 22, 2020

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Caleb Homesley scored 22 points and Liberty extended its win streak to seven games beating Stetson 77-49 on Saturday.The Flames built a 19-7 lead and never trailed. They led 34-17 at halftime on the strength of 52% shooting. Liberty...

Cross, Henry lead Jacksonville State past UT Martin 72-58

February 22, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jacara Cross had 20 points and Kayne Henry scored 18 as Jacksonville State topped UT Martin 72-58 on Saturday.The Gamecocks (12-17, 7-9 Ohio Valley Conference) led by 11 points at halftime and maintained at least a nine-point...

Terry scores 20 to carry Texas St. over Georgia St. 86-76

February 22, 2020

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Eric Terry matched his career high with 20 points as Texas State defeated Georgia State 86-76 on Saturday.Nijal Pearson had 18 points and nine rebounds for Texas State (19-10, 12-6 Sun Belt Conference), which won its fourth...

Walker helps No. 8 Florida State beat NC State 67-61

By AARON BEARD | February 22, 2020

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eighth-ranked Florida State responded to a halftime deficit with an aggressive edge, driving the paint and attacking the glass. The Seminoles even threw in a few zone-defense looks, an unusual sight for coach Leonard Hamilton's...

Hendricksen leads North Florida past Lipscomb 82-74

February 22, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Carter Hendricksen had 22 points as North Florida defeated Lipscomb 82-74 on Saturday.JT Escobar had 15 points for North Florida (19-11, 12-3 Atlantic Sun Conference), which earned its sixth straight home victory. Ivan Gandia-Rosa...

Nwora leads No. 11 Louisville past short-handed UNC 72-55

By STEVE BITTENBENDER | February 22, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora holds himself to a high standard, and a recent rough patch was hard to endure.The junior wing ended his struggles Saturday, scoring 18 points to lead No. 11 Louisville over North Carolina 72-55.The Cardinals (23-5,...

Ricks leads Abilene Christian over SE Louisiana 75-69

February 22, 2020

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Payten Ricks hit 8 of 10 free throws and scored 18 points as Abilene Christian topped Southeastern Louisiana 75-69 on Saturday.Coryon Mason had 15 points for Abilene Christian (17-10, 12-4 Southland Conference), which won its fifth...