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The head coach of Canada’s Olympic men’s hockey team, which includes no current NHLers, says the players shared a “dream” to compete for their country. Willie Desjardins was at the team announcement Wednesday in Calgary.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Diandre Wilson buried all five of his 3-point attempts and scored 17 points with four assists to power NJIT to a 91-59 thumping of North Florida on Thursday night.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Desonta Bradford scored 12 points, including the winning layup with 4 seconds left, and East Tennessee State beat Furman 62-61 on Thursday night to win its ninth straight game, their longest win streak under coach Steve Forbes.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) -- Akwasi Yeboah had 26 points and 10 rebounds to lead Stony Brook to a 77-66 victory over Binghamton on Thursday night.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) -- Jahaad Proctor and Andre Fox combined to score 46 points as High Point came from 13 points down in the second half to beat Liberty, 71-60 in a Big South contest on Thursday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Austin Luke and Dylan Windler each scored 21 points and Belmont used 14 3s to pull away from Murray State in the second half of their Ohio Valley Conference battle Thursday night to claim sole possession of first place.
De'Andre Hunter scored 17 points and No. 2 Virginia won its ninth straight game, 64-48 over Georgia Tech on Thursday night. It was another defensive masterpiece by the Cavaliers (17-1, 6-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who limited Georgia Tech to 40.5 percent shooting and forced 18 turnovers. Virginia
NEW YORK (AP) -- JoJo Cooper and Devin Liggeons turned in double-doubles and Wagner defeated St. Francis (Pennsylvania) 73-64 on Thursday night.
TOWSON, Md. (AP) -- Zane Martin totaled 18 points, five rebounds and four assists and Brian Starr added 16 points and six boards to power Towson to a 90-68 romp over Drexel on Thursday night.
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) -- Kahlil Dukes scored 23 points including a 3-pointer for the lead after a long rally as Niagara came back from 10 points down to defeat Quinnipiac 81-73 Thursday night and win a fifth straight game.
Toughness was an issue for Kansas early in the basketball season. Leading the Big 12 with a 5-1 mark, however, provides some fresh perspective, especially after the No. 10 Jayhawks climbed to 15-3 overall with a win at one of the toughest places to play in the league, West Virginia. "The most
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- McKinley Wright IV had 10 of his 17 points during a late run, George King and Namon Wright scored 16 each and Colorado beat Washington State 82-73 on Thursday night.
RUSTON, La. (AP) -- Anthony Duruji made two free throws in the final second to give Louisiana Tech a 66-65 win over North Texas in Conference USA action on Thursday night.
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) -- Stuckey Mosley scored 24 and Darius Banks added a double-double with career highs of 20 points and 15 rebounds as James Madison beat Elon 85-74 in overtime Thursday night to pick up its first conference win.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Xavier Bishop hit a 3-pointer with two seconds left in the game to lift UMKC to a 62-59 win over Cal State Bakersfield to earn its first Western Athletic Conference victory in four starts Thursday night.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Dimencio Vaughn scored 34 points and Rider used a strong second half to get past Saint Peter's, 88-84 in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game Thursday night.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- C.J. Burks made five 3-pointers and scored 25 points and Marshall beat Middle Tennessee 73-63 to hand the Blue Raiders their first conference loss on Thursday night.
North Carolina State remains tough to beat at home. Wake Forest isn't going to beat anyone if it keeps going cold late in games. Omer Yurtseven scored 22 points and N.C. State beat the Demon Deacons 72-63 on Thursday night.
MIAMI (AP) -- Randy Haynes scored 18 points, Trey Porter added 15, and Old Dominion beat Florida International 64-54 on Thursday night to win nine of its last 10 games
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kenny Carpenter tossed in 23 points and hit a pair of free throws with three seconds left to help Cleveland State hold off IUPUI 70-67 on Thursday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Brandon Goodwin scored 22 points and Florida Gulf Coast rallied from an 18-point, second-half deficit to beat Lipscomb 88-83 on Thursday night to remain undefeated in the Atlantic Sun Conference.
RADFORD, Va. (AP) -- Ed Polite, Jr. scored on a putback to break a late tie and four different players made eight of eight free throws in the last 54 seconds as Big South leader Radford had all it could handle to defeat Longwood 70-63 Thursday night.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Justin Massey drilled five treys to total 17 points in the first half as Florida Atlantic rolled to its third straight win, beating Charlotte 75-64 on Thursday night.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Marcus Ottey set career highs with 29 points and four 3-pointers, Tai Odiase added 17 points and blocked five shots to set a Horizon League record, and UIC hit a season-high 14 3-pointers in beating Youngstown State 92-78 on Thursday night.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Vasa Pusica made four 3-pointers and scored 20 points with nine assists and Northeastern shot 71 percent to defeat William & Mary 90-70 on Thursday night to create a three-way tie for first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) -- Trae Bell-Haynes scored 20 points and Vermont extended its string of consecutive America East Conference victories to 26 with a 67-56 win over New Hampshire on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joel Hernandez scored five of his 22 points in the final 2:16 and LIU Brooklyn rallied late to beat Bryant 83-79 on Thursday night to win its third straight.
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) -- James Scott and Nick Masterson combined for 60 points to lead Kennesaw State to its first Atlantic Sun Conference win, blowing past Stetson 95-81 on Thursday night.
TCU point guard Jaylen Fisher had surgery Thursday to repair a meniscus tear in his right knee and will miss the rest of the season for the No. 24 Horned Frogs. The sophomore guard missed the team's trip to Australia after the previous surgery, but was ready for regular season.
NCAA President Mark Emmert intends to act swiftly and decisively to clean up college basketball. With an independent commission looking into alleged corruption in the sport, Emmert used his annual state of the association speech Thursday to ask everyone in attendance to help him turn the commission&
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