Senior Michael Lyons of
With the score tied at 64, Lyons — a Woodside High graduate — hit two baskets to give Air Force (14-6, 5-2
Greensboro 72, CNU 69
Luqman Tijani scored 20 as the Pride (11-8, 5-5 USA South) stunned Christopher Newport (15-3, 8-2) at Freeman Center, withstanding a big comeback by the 16th-ranked Captains to end a 13-game losing streak in the rivalry.
Greensboro went on a 19-0 run for a 34-15 lead.
The Pride led 65-41 with less than 16 minutes left, but the Captains cut the margin to 70-69 with 15 seconds left. They missed two 3-point tries to tie.
Freshman Evan Thorpe led CNU with 20 points, and CNU's Nik Biberaj had 19 points — 13 in the second half — and 12 rebounds.
Hampton (7-13, 4-3) scored two baskets in the final seconds to beat
Deron Powers made a tying layup with 1.8 seconds left, the
Pendarvis Williams scored 23 and Malcolm Hawkins 17 as Norfolk State (13-10, 8-0 MEAC) won its seventh straight, 80-70 at
Freshman R.J. Hunter hit a CAA-record 10 3-pointers on 15 tries in Atlanta as
DeShawn Painter had 15 points and 14 rebounds for the Monarchs (2-19, 0-9), who have lost nine in a row. ...
Sherrod Wright had 22 points and 11 rebounds for
Jonathan Lee had 17 points, five rebounds and four assists as first-place
Devon Saddler scored 21 points and Jamelle Hagins had 20 points and 11 rebounds as host
Kendall Anthony scored 16 points to help
The host Spiders hit 25 of 31 free throws to the Musketeers' 20 of 31. Greg Robbins' 3-pointer at the 3:30 mark put the Spiders ahead for good at 61-59.
Xavier made two late free throws that it was trying to miss in hopes of getting a rebound and a basket. ...
Troy Daniels scored 29, hitting seven 3s, as
VCU played the game without lightly used backup center D.J. Haley, whom Coach Shaka Smart granted a leave of absence to deal with personal issues.
Southern Virginia beat Apprentice 84-73 in a U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association matchup behind a 25-9 second-half run that increased the Knights' margin to 66-44.
Southern Virginia beat Apprentice for the second time this season. Tevin Andrews had 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Builders (14-8), whose only lead was 3-0. ...
Chris Astorga had 24 points as Virginia Wesleyan (14-6, 10-2 Old Dominion Athletic Conference) beat Emory and Henry 86-63.
Senior Keiara Avant scored a career-high 32 to guide
Alyssa Bennett had 16 points and 12 rebounds for HU. ...
Coppin State (9-13, 5-4 MEAC) beat Norfolk State 79-49 in Baltimore despite Batavia Owens' first double-double of the season (11 points and 10 rebounds) for the Spartans (3-16, 1-7). ...
Christopher Newport (17-2, 10-2 USA South) won 91-74 at LaGrange (Ga.) as sophomore Camry Green tied her career high with 18 points and grabbed a personal-best 18 rebounds. ...