Christopher Newport's men's basketball team (13-2, 6-1 USA South), which has won eight of its last nine games, rose to No. 15 in the d3hoops.com poll entering Wednesday’s game against Averett (7-8, 3-3). ...
Apprentice senior Tevin Andrews earned his second U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Player of the Week honor. He averaged 19.7 points and 10 rebounds per game as the Builders went 3-0 at home in the Martin Luther King Classic. ...
John Caleb Sanders scored 20 points, 14 in the second half, as Liberty (6-14, 2-4 Big South) rolled past Longwood 74-47 in Lynchburg.
The Lancers (3-17, 0-6) continue to seek their first victory as a Division I conference member.
Sarah Seipp’s 14 points led Virginia Wesleyan (11-7, 6-3 ODAC) past Shenandoah 59-40. ...
Northeastern beat George Mason 60-51, though Bethel High graduate Amber Easter netted 10 points for the host Patriots (6-10, 1-4 CAA).
Deanna Kerkhof scored 16 points and Jewel Tunstull had 14 rebounds for the Huskies (11-6, 4-2). ...
Apprentice junior Danita Whitaker earned her first USCAA Player of the Week honor of the season, averaging 20 points and 15.5 rebounds in a pair of MLK Classic wins.
William and Mary, so far not in the national top 75, rallied from a 3-0 deficit to upend No. 19 Mississippi 4-3 at McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center.
It was the Tribe's first win over a top-20 team since 2009.
Jeltje Loomans won 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 at No. 2 for the decisive point, which followed wins by No. 4 Hope Johnson, No. 3 Leeza Nemchinov and No. 5 Anik Cepeda, who trailed 5-3 in the third set but won it 7-5.
Virginia’s high-scoring Will Bates and three ODU players were chosen in Major League Soccer’s supplemental draft.
Bates went fifth overall to the Seattle Sounders.
As for ODU's players, midfielder Jordan Jordan LeBlanc was selected in the second round (27th overall pick) by the Montreal Impact, defender Alex DeJohn was selected in the third round (42nd overall) by the New England Revolution, and forward Yannick Smith was picked in the fourth round (75th overall) by the Houston Dynamo.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times