Conference USA RUMORS & NEWS

  • Livingston rescues Red Raiders against Rice

    The Sports Xchange "Texas Tech's Antony Livingston scored 33 points, including three free throws with 2.7 seconds left, to lead the Red Raiders to a dramatic 85-84 win over visiting Rice on Saturday in a back-and-forth thriller at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas. Rice was leading 84-79 with 25..." December 03

  • Missouri holds to beat Western Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "Cullen VanLeer made two free throws with 1.9 seconds left to help Missouri hang on to beat Western Kentucky 59-56 on Saturday in Columbia, Mo. The Tigers led by one point when VanLeer was fouled after his rebound of Pancake Thomas' unsuccessful 3-point attempt for the Hilltoppers (3-6)...." December 03

  • Cal gets past Louisiana Tech in overtime

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help Cal beat Louisiana Tech 66-59 in overtime Wednesday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Charlie Moore scored 17 points for Cal (5-1), which earned its 23rd win in a row at home, the second-longest such streak in school..." December 01

  • Strong start carries Middle Tennessee past Ole Miss

    The Sports Xchange "Middle Tennessee started the game on a 16-1 run and never looked back in a 77-62 road victory over Mississippi on Wednesday night in Oxford, Miss. The Blue Raiders (7-1) led 48-19 at the half thanks to a dominating performance from the outside and opportunistic defense that stifled the..." November 30

  • Landale powers Saint Mary's past UAB

    The Sports Xchange "The only current Saint Mary's starter who was not a starter last season continues to be the dominant player for the 15th-ranked Gaels. Jock Landale, a 6-foot-11 Australian who averaged 7.8 points off the bench last season as a sophomore, collected 20 points and eight rebounds Sunday..." November 27

  • Old Dominion holds off St. John's

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Ahmad Carver had 15 points and Old Dominion overcame a furious St. John's comeback effort to earn a 63-55 victory and take seventh place in the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday. The Monarchs, coming off a pair of six-point losses to Louisville and Louisiana State, broke open a close game..." November 26

  • LSU bounces back to beat Old Dominion

    The Sports Xchange "LSU bounced back from a 35-point first-round loss to defeat Old Dominion 66-60 Thursday night in a semifinal game in the consolation bracket of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament at Imperial Arena in Paradise Island, Bahamas. The Tigers (4-1), who lost to Wichita State, 82-47, on Wednesday,..." November 25

  • Huskies blow out Hilltoppers

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore forward Dominic Green scored 20 points off the bench to help Washington roll to an 86-47 victory over Western Kentucky on Friday night in the opening round of the Global Sports Classic at Las Vegas, Nev. Senior forward Malik Dime added 13 points, seven rebounds and four blocked..." November 25

  • Ohio State wallops Marshall 111-70

    The Sports Xchange "Six players scored in double figures as Ohio State claimed the five-team Global Sports Invitational championship with a 111-70 victory over Marshall on Friday night in Columbus, Ohio. Marc Loving and Jae'Sean Tate each had 20 points and Loving added 14 rebounds for the unranked Buckeyes..." November 25

  • No. 10 Louisville rebuffs Old Dominion in OT

    The Sports Xchange "No. 10 Louisville hit 14 of 18 free throws in overtime to sink Old Dominion's upset bid 68-62 Wednesday night in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis at Paradise Island, Bahamas. Louisville (4-0) advances to play Wichita State (5-0) in Thursday's semifinals, while Old Dominion (2-1)..." November 24

  • Rutgers goes to 5-0 with 66-53 win

    The Sports Xchange "Deshawn Freeman had 13 points and 15 rebounds to lead balanced Rutgers to its fifth straight win, a 66-53 home victory over North Texas on Wednesday night. The Scarlet Knights, playing the middle game of a three-game Scarlet Knight Showcase, came in 4-0 for the first time since 2000 and new..." November 23

  • UAB knocks off GW in Kansas City

    The Sports Xchange "Alabama-Birmingham used solid shooting and a stingy defense to hold off George Washington 81-74 Tuesday night in the consolation game of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. The Blazers shot 52 percent from the field, including 44 percent from beyond the 3-point..." November 22

  • Fast start propels No. 5 Kansas past UAB

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Spotting the opponent a 22-point lead always creates a difficult position. When the opponent is one of the best teams in the nation, surviving such a start is nearly impossible. That was the hole Alabama-Birmingham dug against No. 5 Kansas on Monday, and the..." November 22

  • Holman scores 18 points as Mississippi State downs UTEP

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Aric Holman scored 18 points and Mississippi State came back from an eight-point deficit in the second half to knock off UTEP 61-54 in the Gildan Charleston Classic on Sunday. Guard Dominic Artis scored 15 points to lead the Miners (2-2). The Miners took a 43-35 lead on a..." November 20

  • Webster leads Nebraska past Louisiana Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Tai Webster scored 23 points and Jack McVeigh added 21 to lead Nebraska to a 65-54 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. Ed Morrow Jr. added nine points as Nebraska moved to 3-0 for the first time since 2013-14 season. Erik McCree paced the..." November 19

  • Collins helps Wake Forest cruise past UTEP

    The Sports Xchange "Wake Forest went on a 3-point shooting tear to build a large lead, but forward John Collins scored all 24 of his points without the benefit of a long-range shot in a 103-81 victory against UTEP in the opening round of the Charleston Classic on Thursday afternoon at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C...." November 17

  • Blakeney's 26 points lead LSU past Southern Miss

    The Sports Xchange "Antonio Blakeney scored 26 points as LSU defeated Southern Mississippi 78-61 a nonconference game Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The Tigers, 2-0 for the fourth times in coach Johnny Jones' five seasons, will host North Florida on Friday. The Golden..." November 15

  • Texas Tech overpowers North Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Aaron Ross scored 13 points and forward Zach Smith added 11 points and 11 rebounds as Texas Tech used dominating runs at the start of both halves to roll past North Texas 70-43 Tuesday at the United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech (2-0) cruised to a 20-point lead..." November 15

  • Oregon State rallies to baet Texas-San Antonio

    The Sports Xchange "Tres Tinkle posted 26 points and 12 rebounds to help Oregon State overcome an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat visiting Texas-San Antonio 72-64 on Sunday in Corvallis, Ore. Drew Eubanks and Jaquori McLaughlin added 13 points apiece for Oregon State (2-0). Jeff Beverly scored 12..." November 13

  • Thornwell paces South Carolina past La. Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Sindarius Thornwell, Duane Notice and P.J. Dozier paced a balanced attack as South Carolina knocked off visiting Louisiana Tech, 85-76, on Friday in the opening game for both teams at Colonial Life Arena. Thornwell finished with 18 points, including back-to-back dunks late in the second..." November 11