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Glushkov carries Appalachian St over Carver College 105-23
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 8:00 pm

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — James Lewis Jr. scored 12 points and Sasha Glushkov had 11 points and 13 rebounds to lead Appalachian State to a 105-23 win over Carver College on Friday night.

Hillmon scores 35, No. 25 Michigan women top Oakland 95-62
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 8:00 pm

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Naz Hillmon scored 25 of her career-high 35 points in the first half and No. 25 Michigan rolled to a 95-62 win over Oakland on Friday night.

Brown leads Arizona to 74-55 win over Grambling State
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 8:00 pm

The McKale Center crowd consisted of a few family members and cardboard cutouts. The usual roars were replaced by piped-in noise and squeaking sneakers.

Wyoming running game barrels past UNLV, 45-14
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 8:00 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lee Williams had three short touchdown runs, Trey Smith rushed for a career-high 164 yards with a touchdown and Wyoming rolled up 399 yards on the ground to breeze past winless UNLV 45-14 on Friday night.

Gearing up for USC, Colorado quickly pivots to face SDSU
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Over Thanksgiving dinner, Colorado coach Karl Dorrell had to digest this delectable morsel: Out was Southern California as an opponent, in was San Diego State.

Division II-member Queens University (NC) beats Howard 85-71
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:48 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kenny Dye had 16 points and seven assists as Division II-member Queens University (N.C.) defeated Howard 85-71 on Friday in the Paradise Jam.

Nearly perfect Garza scores 41, No. 5 Iowa routs Southern
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:48 pm

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Luka Garza expects perfection every time he shoots.

Central Michigan scores 25 in 4th quarter, beats EMU 31-23
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:48 pm

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Lew Nichols III had two fourth-quarter touchdown runs and finished with a career-high 196 yards rushing, and Central Michigan scored 25 points in the final quarter to beat Eastern Michigan 31-23 on Friday night.

Smith, No. 22 Bruins need 3 OTs to beat Pepperdine 107-98
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:31 pm

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The UCLA Bruins have two days before their home opener to try to get their legs back under them after a physically taxing three-overtime thriller against Pepperdine.

Stanford takes back Axe trophy, beats Cal 24-23 in Big Game
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 7:13 pm

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Austin Jones ran for a pair of short touchdowns, Davis Mills threw for 205 yards and a TD, and Stanford blocked a would-be tying extra point in the final minute to take back The Axe trophy by beating Bay Area rival California 24-23 in the Big Game on Friday.

Book, defense help No. 2 Notre Dame beat No. 25 UNC 31-17
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:31 pm

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Ian Book kept No. 2 Notre Dame’s offense moving while the Fighting Irish defense locked down Sam Howell and No. 25 North Carolina's potent offense for the final three quarters in a 31-17 victory on Friday.

No. 23 ULL visits reeling in-state rival ULM
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 7:06 pm

No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette (7-1, 5-1 Sun Belt) at Louisiana-Monroe (0-8, 0-5), Saturday at 3 p.m. EST (ESPN3).

Roberts leads Georgia St. over Toccoa Falls 105-60
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 7:02 pm

ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Roberts had 23 points as Georgia State romped past Toccoa Falls 105-60 on Friday.

Hellems scores 17 as NC State races past N. Florida, 86-51
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 7:00 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jericole Hellems scored 17 points on 7-for-12 shooting to lead four double-figure scorers and North Carolina State raced away from North Florida 86-51 Friday night to win a second straight game.

Ohio State's Day tests positive, won't coach vs. Illinois
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:31 pm

Ohio State coach Ryan Day has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be with the Buckeyes if they play at Illinois on Saturday.

Williams carries Buffalo past Towson 74-65
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:15 pm

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jeenathan Williams had 28 points and 12 rebounds as Buffalo got past Towson 74-65 on Friday.

Drame scores 19 to lift St. Peter's over La Salle 62-51
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:15 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Fousseyni Drame registered 19 points and eight rebounds as St. Peter's defeated La Salle 62-51 on Friday.

Sims carries UNC-Wilmington over UNC-Asheville 76-68
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 6:48 pm

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jaylen Sims had 24 points as UNC Wilmington defeated UNC Asheville 76-68 on Friday.

Hollander carries Belmont past George Mason 77-67
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:07 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caleb Hollander and Nick Muszynski scored 17 points apiece as Belmont topped George Mason 77-67 on Friday.

No. 24 Missouri State women roll past FGCU 74-49 in opener
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:07 pm

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Abby Hipp scored 13 points and No. 24 Missouri State used a dominate first half to defeat Florida Gulf Coast 74-49 on Friday in the Gulf Coast Showcase.

Column: Sports hanging by the thread of the almighty dollar
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:07 pm

The games will go on, hanging by the thread of the almighty dollar.

Robinson scores 14 to carry NC A&T over Chicago St. 74-44
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:07 pm

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Jeremy Robinson registered 14 points as North Carolina A&T easily defeated Chicago State 74-44 on Friday.

Woods scores 20 to lead Troy past Western Carolina 66-64
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:07 pm

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kam Woods had 20 points as Troy defeated Western Carolina 66-64 on Friday.

50-something Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr. hungry to fight again
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:07 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Tyson stepped onto a spotlighted stage Friday and weighed in at 220 pounds, ripping off his shirt to reveal a muscled torso that could belong to an athlete of half his 54 years.

Justice carries Santa Clara past UC Davis 66-63
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 6:30 pm

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Keshawn Justice had 11 points and 10 rebounds as Santa Clara narrowly defeated UC Davis 66-63 on Friday at the Bronco Invitational.

Roberts leads Prairie View past Evansville 64-61
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 7:07 pm

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — D'Rell Roberts had 15 points off the bench to lead Prairie View to a 64-61 win over Evansville on Friday.

Pope lifts Tulane over Lamar 66-57
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 6:48 pm

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tylan Pope recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds to lift Tulane to a 66-57 win over Lamar on Friday.

Traynor's late FTs help Louisville edge Seton Hall 71-70
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 6:06 pm

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored 18 points and had 11 rebounds, J.J. Traynor made a pair of free throws with 5.1 seconds left and Louisville held off Seton Hall 71-70 on Friday.

The Latest: Middle Tennessee-FAU football game canceled
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 6:32 pm

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

49ers getting Samuel, possibly other key players back
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 6:15 pm

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers could be getting a handful key players back from injuries this week but may have to wait longer for six players on the COVID-19 list to return.

MATCHDAY: Man City try to find goals at Burnley's expense
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 6:01 pm

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Saturday:

Anthony scores 22, leads Utah State past Northern Iowa 82-71
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 6:15 pm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Marco Anthony scored a career-high 22 points as Utah State beat Northern Iowa 82-71 on Friday in the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic.

Cavs acquire another second-round pick in trade with Jazz
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 6:15 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers are loading up for the future.

Childs leads Bradley over Oakland 74-60
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 5:49 pm

CINCINNATI (AP) — Elijah Childs had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Bradley to a 74-60 win over Oakland on Friday.

Warriors sign top pick Wiseman and second-rounder Mannion
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 5:45 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors signed top draft pick James Wiseman, the team's No. 2 overall selection out of Memphis.

Parrish carries UTSA over Texas-Permian Basin 97-71
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 6:05 pm

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eric Parrish had 20 points, Keaton Wallace added 19 and UTSA defeated Texas-Permian Basin 97-71 on Friday.

Grimes scores 25 points, No. 17 Houston beats Boise State
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 6:05 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — Quentin Grimes rebounded from a rough opener by going on the attack.

Kinsey scores 17 to lead Marshall past Arkansas St. 70-56
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 6:05 pm

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Taevion Kinsey registered 17 points as Marshall beat Arkansas State 70-56 in the season opener on Friday.

Hawkeyes' defense comes up big in 26-20 win over Nebraska
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 6:05 pm

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tyler Goodson ran for 87 of his 111 yards in the second half and Zach VanValkenburg recovered Adrian Martinez’s late fumble to secure Iowa’s 26-20 win over Nebraska on Friday.

Texans release wide receiver Kenny Stills
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 6:04 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have released veteran wide receiver Kenny Stills.

Boeheim scores 23, Dolezaj 20; Syracuse beats Bryant 85-84
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 5:47 pm

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Buddy Boeheim made four 3-pointers and finished with 23 points, Marek Dolezaj had 20 points — including two free throws with 22 seconds left — and Syracuse rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to beat Bryant 85-84 on Friday in the season opener for both teams.

Bills' Allen shows growth since last start against Chargers
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 5:47 pm

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — As much as he’d like, Josh Allen can’t change the past when the topic of the Bills quarterback’s first career start was mentioned this week.

Gardner lifts East Carolina over Charlotte 66-57
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 5:47 pm

Jayden Gardner had 18 points as East Carolina topped Charlotte 66-57 on Friday in the season-opener for both teams.

Rennes misses late scoring chance in 1-1 draw at Strasbourg
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 5:47 pm

PARIS (AP) — Rennes substitute Adrien Hunou scored an equalizer and then missed a late chance as Rennes drew at struggling Strasbourg 1-1 in the French league on Friday.

Venezuela's baseball season kicks off but virus takes a toll
Posted: November 27, 2020 - 5:05 pm

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s storied baseball season kicked off Friday — and an economic crisis and global pandemic will make it one for the record books.

Reese, Miller spark No. 12 Maryland women past Davidson
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 5:31 pm

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Angel Reese and Diamond Miller each scored 20 points, five Maryland players reached double figures and the No. 12 Terrapins broke away from Davidson after halftime for a 94-72 season-opening win on Friday at the Gulf Coast Challenge.

Bengals Bernard questionable for Giants game
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 5:15 pm

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard is questionable for Sunday’s game against the New York Giants after dealing with a concussion.

Hall's late TD lifts No. 15 Iowa State over No. 20 Texas
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 5:32 pm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Iowa State didn't fret or panic while trailing Texas for nearly an entire game Friday.

3-win Giants in the playoff hunt, now face flailing Bengals
Updated: November 27, 2020 - 5:15 pm


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