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Atwood spurs Lamar to 79-62 victory over Texas A&M-CC

February 22, 2020

BEAUMONT, Tex. (AP) — T.J. Atwood scored 22 points and Lamar used a huge advantage at the free-throw line to knock off Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 79-62 on Saturday.Atwood sank 4 of 10 shots from the floor and made 14 of 15 foul shots for the Cardinals...

Diggs, Turner’s late basket help Bowling Green beat Ohio

February 22, 2020

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Trey Diggs made a career-high seven 3-pointers and finished with 22 points, Justin Turner hit a step-back jumper with two seconds to play, and Bowling Green beat Ohio 62-61 on Saturday.Turner, who went into in the game averaging...

Moragne carries Florida A&M over Norfolk St. 66-63

February 22, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Moragne came off the bench to score 18 points to lift Florida A&M to a 66-63 win over Norfolk State on Saturday, the Rattlers' seventh straight home victory.Rod Melton Jr. had 15 points and six rebounds for Florida...

Nwachukwu carries Sacramento St. past Idaho 67-56

February 22, 2020

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Osi Nwachukwu had a career-high 20 points as Sacramento State defeated Idaho 67-56 on Saturday.Joshua Patton had 14 points for Sacramento State (14-12, 7-10 Big Sky Conference). Chibueze Jacobs added 12 points.Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa,...

Greene leads George Mason past St. Joseph’s 62-55

February 22, 2020

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Javon Greene had 20 points as George Mason got past Saint Joseph's 62-55 on Saturday.Jamal Hartwell II had 13 points for George Mason (15-12, 4-10 Atlantic 10 Conference). AJ Wilson added 13 points and four blocks. Jordan Miller...

Pope, Redd help Bethune-Cookman top SC State 69-65 in OT

February 22, 2020

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Cletrell Pope had 14 points and 15 rebounds to lift Bethune-Cookman to a 69-65 overtime win over South Carolina State on Saturday.Leon Redd and Isaiah Bailey scored 18 points apiece for Bethune-Cookman (14-13, 8-5 Mid-Eastern...

EIU pulls another rally and upset, wins 83-80 in overtime

February 22, 2020

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Josiah Wallace scored 23 points, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, and Eastern Illinois again used its comeback magic to knock off another Ohio Valley Conference leader with an 83-80 victory over Austin Peay on...

Peatling sparks Eastern Washington past NAU 80-70

February 22, 2020

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mason Peatling poured in 27 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for his 12th double-double of the season and Eastern Washington cruised to an 80-70 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday.Peatling knocked down 11 of 17 shots from the...

Bracey gives Louisiana Tech 73-71 win over North Texas

February 22, 2020

DENTON, Texas (AP) — DaQuan Bracey scored 26 points, including a short jumper with a second to play, to give Louisiana Tech a 73-71 win over Conference USA leader North Texas on Saturday.Bracey also added a late free throw after the Mean Green, who...

Hot-shooting Texas A&M beats Mississippi State 87-75

February 22, 2020

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Josh Nebo matched his a career high with 21 points, Savion Flagg added 15 points and 10 rebounds and Texas A&M had its best shooting performance of the season in an 87-75 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday.Wendell...

Northern Illinois edges Central Michigan 82-81 in overtime

February 22, 2020

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Trendon Hankerson sank two free throws with 10 seconds remaining in overtime and Northern Illinois held off Central Michigan 82-81 on Saturday.Eugene German topped Northern Illinois (16-11, 9-5 Mid-American Conference) with 22 points...

Townsend sparks No. 13 Gonzaga women past Pepperdine 64-50

February 22, 2020

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Jill Townsend scored 12 of her 13 points in the a game-changing third quarter to propel No. 13 Gonzaga to a 64-50 win over Pepperdine on Saturday.Townsend, who missed her only two shots in the first half when she picked up two...