Southeastern RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mississippi State’s Xavian Stapleton aiming for Dec. 22 return

    Fanrag Sports "Mississippi State Bulldogs talent Xavian Stapleton (knee) is aiming to return to action on Dec. 22 against Morehead State, Ben Howland told FanRag Sports. Stapleton, who is recovering from a torn ACL, is Louisiana Tech commit to transfer. Due to the transfer, per NCAA bylaws, the guard had to..." December 08

  • Middle Tennessee pounds Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Middle Tennessee guard Giddy Potts and forward Reggie Upshaw put on a show, and the Murphy Athletic Center crowd loved it. Potts scored 27 points, and Upshaw added 14, and the Blue Raiders blew out Vanderbilt 71-48 in a matchup of Nashville-area rivals on Thursday..." December 08

  • No. 5 Duke takes down No. 21 Florida

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- A month into the season, the Duke Blue Devils finally are getting closer to having all the pieces in place that made them a preseason favorite. Led by Luke Kennard's 29 points, Amile Jefferson's career-high 24 points and a big boost from freshman sensation Jayson Tatum's 22..." December 07

  • Hampton leads Aggies over Pioneers

    The Sports Xchange "J.C. Hampton scored a season-high 21 points to lead Texas A&M to an 80-58 victory over Denver on Wednesday night at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas. Tonny Trocha-Morelos added 15 points and five rebounds for Texas A&M (6-2), which won for the fourth time in five games. Tyler Davis..." December 07

  • Kentucky shrugs off loss, blasts Valpo

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- No. 6 Kentucky got back on the winning trail Wednesday night with a 87-63 rout of Valparaiso at Rupp Arena. The Wildcats (8-1) lost their No. 1 ranking with an upset loss to UCLA on Saturday. Valparaiso saw its five-game winning streak end Wednesday. "All we talked..." December 07

  • South Carolina G Sindarius Thornwell suspended for policy violation

    ESPN "South Carolina Gamecocks guard Sindarius Thornwell has been suspended indefinitely. Gamecocks coach Frank Martin said in a statement Sunday that Thornwell was suspended for violating an athletic department policy; he did not disclose the policy in question. Thornwell, a 6-foot-5 senior, is..." December 06

  • Tennessee uses 23-0 run to bury Presbyterian

    The Sports Xchange "Tennessee scored 23 unanswered points during a second-half run, led wire-to-wire and had its best defensive showing of the season in a 90-50 win over Presbyterian on Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. Lamonte Turner came off the bench to lead the Volunteers with 24..." December 06

  • Arkansas turns back Houston behind Hannahs, Macon

    The Sports Xchange "Dusty Hannahs and Daryl Macon each scored 17 points, and Arkansas stayed unbeaten at home with an 84-72 victory over Houston on Tuesday at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Senior forward Moses Kingsley, the preseason SEC Player of the Year, finished with 14 points, nine rebounds and..." December 06

  • Vanderbilt sets school record with 19 3-pointers in victory

    The Sports Xchange "High Point found out that you don't want to get into a shooting match with Vanderbilt. The Commodores hit a school-record 19 3-pointers, breaking the previous mark of 18, in a 90-63 rout of High Point in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday night. Forward Joe Toye accounted for the..." December 06

  • Missouri downs Miami (Ohio)

    The Sports Xchange "Missouri forward Kevin Puryear scored 19 points with eight rebounds and forward Russell Woods scored all 15 of his points in the second half to lead the host Tigers over Miami (Ohio) 81-55 on Tuesday night. Woods also led the Tigers (5-3) with 10 rebounds. The contributions of guards Cullen..." December 06

  • Davis leads Texas A&M past Texas A&M Corpus Christi

    The Sports Xchange "Center Tyler Davis collected game-high totals of 25 points and eight rebounds Monday night as Texas A&M subdued Texas A&M Corpus Christi 86-69 in a nonconference matchup at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas. The 6-foot-10, 265-pound Davis, the only returning starter from last season's..." December 05

  • No. 20 South Carolina cruises past Florida International

    The Sports Xchange "Florida International and No. 20 South Carolina each played Sunday's nonconference game without their leading scorer. But the Gamecocks figured out a way to make up for the loss of senior guard Sindarius Thornwell a lot better than the Panthers adjusted to the absence of senior guard Donte..." December 04

  • Late run pushes Marquette over Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "Sparked by 3-pointers from Markus Howard and Sam Hauser, Marquette used a late 11-0 run to break open a two-point game and score an 89-79 win over Georgia before a "Black Out" crowd at Stegman Coliseum. The Golden Eagles made a season-high 14 3-pointers. Hauser had four 3-pointers and led..." December 04

  • Peters leads Mississippi State over Georgia State

    The Sports Xchange "Mississippi State freshman guard Lamar Peters scored a game-high 24 points with six rebounds to lead the host Bulldogs to an 82-60 win over Georgia State on Sunday. Peters made 9 of his 12 field goal attempts, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range. Mississippi State guard Quinndary..." December 04

  • Texas rallies to defeat Alabama in Big 12-SEC Challenge

    The Sports Xchange "Kerwin Roach, Jr. tallied 16 points to lead five Texas players in double-figure scoring as the Longhorns roared from behind early in the second half and then held on for a 77-68 victory over Alabama on Friday at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, as part of the Big 12-SEC Challenge...." December 03

  • Saiz powers Ole Miss past Memphis

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Sebastian Saiz posted a double-double and Mississippi rallied back from a second-half deficit to beat visiting Memphis 85-77 on Saturday in a back-and-forth non-conference battle at The Pavillion in Oxford, Miss. Saiz filled up the box score with 20 points, 16 rebounds, three..." December 03

  • Tennessee uses balanced attack to rout Georgia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Shembari Phillips scored 14 points and orchestrated a balanced Tennessee attack, leading the Volunteers to an 81-58 blowout win over visiting Georgia Tech on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. With starting point guard Jordan Bone recovering from a stress..." December 03

  • No. 11 UCLA stuns No. 1 Kentucky 97-92

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- No. 11 UCLA used 10 3-pointers and 53 percent shooting to upset No. 1 Kentucky, 97-92, on Saturday at Rupp Arena. The loss snapped a 42-game home winning streak for the Wildcats. "We proved that if you can run with this team, you can run with anybody," UCLA coach..." 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

  • Minnesota slips past Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "Jordan Murphy had a double-double and freshman Amir Coffey hit two huge shots in the final minutes as Minnesota beat Vanderbilt 56-52 on Saturday night at the Samford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. With the Gophers trailing by two, Coffey hit a short jumper over Vanderbilt 7-foot-1 center..." December 03

  • Arkansas routs Austin Peay

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas blew open a competitive game with a 41-10 run to start the second half and rolled to 99-62 non-conference blowout of Austin Peay Saturday night at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. All 12 players that saw action got into the scoring column for the balanced Razorbacks (6-1),..." December 03

  • Harper's first-half surge powers Auburn past UAB

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Jared Harper highlighted his career-high 21-point performance with five first-half 3-pointers as Auburn beat Alabama-Birmingham, 74-70, on Saturday at Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Ala. Freshman forward Danjel Purifoy added 16 points, and freshman forward Mustapha Heron finished..." December 03

  • Balanced attack lifts Arkansas over SFA

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Dusty Hannahs paced a balanced Arkansas attack and the Razorbacks knocked off Stephen F. Austin 78-62 on Thursday in Fayetteville, Ark. Hannahs finished with 15 points, and senior forward Moses Kingsley -- the preseason SEC Player of the Year -- added 12 points for the..." December 02

  • Bulldogs roll over Beavers

    The Sports Xchange "Quinndary Weatherspoon scored 21 points to lead Mississippi State to a 74-57 victory over visiting Oregon State on Thursday night at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss. Weatherspoon made 6 of 7 field-goal attempts and 4 of 5 from 3-point range for Mississippi State (5-2). Mario Kegler had..." December 02

  • Mississippi State's Weatherspoon to postpone wrist surgery

    Fanrag Sports "Mississippi State’s Quinndary Weatherspoon is expected to start tonight versus Oregon State, a source told FanRag Sports. The Bulldogs announced that Weatherspoon would miss the rest of the 2016-17 season last week, but now the sophomore seems determined to return to the court. The 6-4..." December 02

  • In fight to avoid Big Sick Nation, Kentucky cleans out facilities

    ESPN "Kentucky coach John Calipari gave his players large bottles of hand sanitizer and had the team's facilities and dorm rooms scrubbed this week to deal with a cold bug that affected some members of the program, the coach said Friday. "Each of them have [hand sanitizer] in the room," Calipari..." December 02

  • South Carolina tops Vermont to stay unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "South Carolina coach Frank Martin said he'd been worried about Thursday's home game against Vermont for days. He was concerned of a letdown, with his Gamecocks coming off back-to-back wins over Michigan and Syracuse and entering the AP Poll this week at No. 20. It turned out that he didn't..." 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

  • Alabama crushes Charleston Southern

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Braxton Key scored 14 points, and Alabama crushed visiting Charleston Southern 76-46 Tuesday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Alabama stormed out to a big lead and was never seriously challenged by the overmatched Buccaneers. The Crimson Tide have featured a..." November 29

  • Auburn rebuffs South Carolina Upstate

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Mustapha Heron scored 23 points, including two late free throws to squash a rally by South Carolina Upstate, and Auburn held on for a 90-83 victory Tuesday in Auburn, Ala. The Tigers (5-1) led by 10 at halftime and were up 67-51 midway through the second half, but had trouble..." November 29

  • Vandy routs crosstown rival Tennessee State

    The Sports Xchange "Four Vanderbilt players scored in double figures, led by guard Matthew Fisher-Davis's 22 points, as the Commodores shot well across the board in a 83-59 rout of cross-city rival Tennessee State at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville on Tuesday night. Forward Jeff Roberson (13), center Luke..." November 29

  • Mississippi State gets past Northwestern State

    The Sports Xchange "I.J. Ready scored a team-high 14 points and Aric Holman added 13 points and seven rebounds to help Mississippi State beat Northwestern State 65-59 on Monday night at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss. Eli Wright had 11 points and seven rebounds and Tyson Carter chipped in 10 points for..." November 28

  • Macon helps Arkansas sink Mount St. Mary's

    The Sports Xchange "Daryl Macon came off the bench to score 15 points, helping Arkansas beat visiting Mount St. Mary's 89-76 on Monday night at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Macon led five players who scored in double figures for Arkansas (4-1), which was coming off a loss to Minnesota. Dustin Thomas..." November 28

  • N.C. Central rides free-throw edge to upset of Mizzou

    The Sports Xchange "Holding Missouri to 25 percent field goal shooting, North Carolina Central pulled off a 62-52 nonconference upset Monday night at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Despite hitting just 3 of 16 field-goal attempts, Patrick Cole turned in a 17-point, 12-rebound double-double for the Eagles (4-2)...." November 28

  • No. 1 Kentucky routs Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "NASSAU, Bahamas -- No. 1 Kentucky ran its record to 7-0 Monday night with a 115-69 victory over Arizona State in a regular-season game played at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island. "They were spectacular," Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley said. "I don't think I've seen a faster team in..." November 28

  • Hill, Stone lead Florida past Miami

    The Sports Xchange "Florida got a game-high 16 points from junior guard Kasey Hill and a career performance from freshman forward Keith Stone to post a 65-56 victory over Miami on Sunday in the third-place game of the AdvoCare Invitational at HP Field House in Orlando, Fla. Stone came into the game with only..." November 27

  • No. 14 UCLA beats Texas A&M to win Wooden tournament

    The Sports Xchange "Fourteenth-ranked UCLA was pushed and shoved and tested in new ways, but still the Bruins prevailed, beating Texas A&M 74-67 in the championship game of the Wooden Legacy tournament Sunday evening at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. All-tournament selection Isaac Hamilton had 17 points..." November 27

  • No. 11 Gonzaga rallies past Florida

    The Sports Xchange "No. 11 Gonzaga rallied from an early 11-point deficit behind balanced scoring, led by guard Silas Nelson's 10 points in the second half, in a 77-72 win over Florida in a semifinal game of the AdvoCare Invitational in Orlando, Fla., Friday night. The Bulldogs (5-0) play No. 21 Iowa State..." November 26

  • Walton leads Missouri past Northwestern State

    The Sports Xchange "K.J. Walton scored 19 points, the sophomore guard's second strong game in a row, and Missouri pulled away from Northwestern State for an 84-60 win Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbus, Mo. Walton was coming off a 20-point performance in the Tigers' win over Tulane on Sunday at the Tire Pros..." November 26

  • South Carolina takes down No. 18 Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- South Carolina coach Frank Martin reached back into his memory bank to figure out a way to break down Syracuse's vaunted 2-3 zone. Martin watched tape of when his Kanas State team played Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament over four years ago and figured out a way to bust the..." November 26

  • Allen helps Gators get by Pirates

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard KeVaughn Allen scored 21 points and senior guard Canyon Barry added 20 to lead Florida to an 81-76 victory over Seton Hall in an Advocare Invitational quarterfinal Thursday night at HP Field House in Kisimmee, Fla. The Gators (5-0) used a 10-0 run midway through the second..." November 25

  • 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

  • Texas A&M overcomes huge deficit, downs Va. Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Texas A&M overcame a 17-point second-half deficit to defeat Virginia Tech 68-65 Friday in the first semifinal of the Wooden Legacy basketball tournament. The Aggies, who did not lead until the 2:03 mark of the second half, will face the winner of the game between Nebraska and No. 14 UCLA..." November 25

  • Maten leads Georgia past Gardner-Webb

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Yante Maten posted 16 points and nine rebounds to help Georgia cruise past Gardner-Webb 77-59 on Friday night in a nonconference contest at Athens, Ga. Senior guard J.J. Frazier contributed 10 points and six assists for the Bulldogs (4-2). Sophomore forward Mike Edwards also..." November 25

  • Lewis helps VCU defeat LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Virginia Commonwealth used a scoring blitz early in the second half to take control and defeat LSU 85-74 and claim fifth place in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament Friday night at Imperial Arena in Paradise Island, Bahamas. The Rams (5-1) finished 2-1 in the tournament after losing to No. 20..." November 25

  • Vanderbilt secures 76-66 win over Santa Clara

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt opened with an 8-0 run and withstood a second-half surge by Santa Clara for a 76-66 victory on Friday in Las Vegas. Center Luke Kornet led a balanced Commodores attack with 18 points. Guard Riley LaChance followed with 17, guard Matthew Fisher-Davis had 14 and forward Jeff..." November 25

  • Lehigh claims first win over SEC team

    The Sports Xchange "STARKVILLE, Miss. -- In Mississippi State's first game since its leading scorer suffered a season-ending injury, Lehigh placed five scorers in double figures and rolled to an 87-73 victory over the Bulldogs on Friday night at Humphrey Coliseum. The Mountain Hawks (2-2) picked up the..." November 25

  • No. 1 Kentucky blows out Tennessee-Martin

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- No. 1 Kentucky improved to 6-0 Friday night with a 111-76 victory over Tennessee-Martin. The loss snapped a five-game win streak for the Skyhawks and marked the most points ever by a John Calipari-coached UK team. "They got our best today," Calipari said. "I kind of like..." November 25

  • Tide rally past Billikens in Las Vegas

    The Sports Xchange "Braxton Key scored 16 points to help Alabama charge back for a 62-57 victory over Saint Louis on Wednesday night in the consolation game of the third annual Main Event at the MGM Garden Grand Arena in Las Vegas. Dazon Ingram added 10 points and five rebounds for Alabama (3-2). Davell..." November 24

  • Hogg leads Texas A&M's rout of Cal State Northridge

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore forward DJ Hogg scored 25 points to lead Texas A&M to a routine 95-73 victory over Cal State Northridge in Thursday's opening round of the 2016 Wooden Legacy in Fullerton, Calif. The Aggies improved to 3-1 and will face either New Mexico or Virginia Tech on Friday at Titan Gym..." November 24

  • Saiz posts double-double as Ole Miss downs Montana

    The Sports Xchange "Senior power forward Sebastian Saiz produced his 12th career double-double to pace a balanced attack as Mississippi's first Thanksgiving Day game turned into an 86-81 victory over Montana on Thursday afternoon at The Pavilion in Oxford, Miss. Saiz, the SEC's top returning rebounder, finished..." November 24

  • Butler's defense rises to occasion, Bulldogs beat Commodores

    The Sports Xchange "Butler outscored Vanderbilt 25-14 in the final 12:29, to defeat the Commodores 76-66 on Thursday in the opening round of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational. Guard Tyler Lewis lead a balanced Bulldog attack with 15 points, followed by forward Kelan Martin with 14, forward Andrew..." November 24

  • No. 5 Kansas tops Georgia for tourney title

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It may be simple math, but No. 5 Kansas proved once again that three is better than one. The trio of Frank Mason, Josh Jackson and Devonte Graham powered the Jayhawks past Georgia and Yante Maten for a 65-54 victory in the championship of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic at..." November 23

  • Shamet, McDuffie propel Wichita State past LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Wichita State scored the first 11 points and never looked back en route to an 82-47 victory against LSU on Wednesday afternoon in an opening-round game in the sixth "Battle 4 Atlantis" tournament at Imperial Arena in Paradise Island, Bahamas. The Shockers (5-0) will face the winner of the..." November 23

  • Hubbs powers Tennessee past Chaminade

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Robert Hubbs III scored a career-high 28 points, helping Tennessee roll past Chaminade 95-81 Wednesday in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational at Lahaina Civic Center in Maui, Hawaii. Junior guard Detrick Mostella came off the bench to score 14 points, and sophomore guard Shembari..." November 23

  • Monk, Fonx fuel No. 1 Kentucky in rout of Cleveland St.

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- No. 1-ranked Kentucky improved to 5-0 Wednesday afternoon with a 101-70 victory over Cleveland State at Rupp Arena. With sophomore leader Isaiah Briscoe sidelined by a back injury, the freshman backcourt tandem of Malik Monk and De'Aaron Fox took control. Monk paced..." November 23

  • Bucknell stuns Vandy with second-half comeback

    The Sports Xchange "Bucknell overcome an 11-point deficit to stun Vanderbilt 75-72 Monday evening in Nashville's Memorial Gymnasium. Forward Zach Thomas scored 17, and center Nana Foulland added 15 points and 12 rebounds, and guard Stephen Brown added 15 points for the Bison. Bucknell (3-2) hit all six of its..." November 22

  • Creighton rallies to beat Ole Miss in Paradise Jam final

    The Sports Xchange "Patiently chipping away at Mississippi's lead in the second half before pulling away in the final five minutes Monday night, Creighton passed its first test as the nation's 12th-ranked college basketball team. The Bluejays broke away from a tie by outscoring Ole Miss 12-3 to earn an 86-77..." November 22

  • Peters leads Valparaiso past Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Alec Peters posted 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Valparaiso to a 68-60 victory over Alabama on Monday night in a semifinal game at the Main Event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Jubril Adekoya scored 16 points for Valparaiso (4-1), which advanced to the championship..." November 22

  • John Calipari Takes a Jab at Louisville Alum Kenny Payne

    Nation of Blue "John Calipari cracked a funny joke about the University of Louisville and associate head coach Kenny Payne during his media availability today. Payne, of course, went to school and played basketball for the Cardinals." November 22

  • Brooks leads Oregon to OT win over Tennessee

    The Sports Xchange "LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Dillon Brooks had time to drive to the basket, but the Oregon junior elected to pull up for a three-pointer that lifted No. 13 Oregon to a 69-65 overtime win over Tennessee in a consolation game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday at the Lahaina Civic Center. Brooks hit..." November 22

  • Auburn knocks off Texas Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Auburn scored the first four points of the game and never trailed in knocking off Texas Tech 67-65 in the first round of the Cancun Challenge on Tuesday -- but it had to hang on to survive a furious Tech comeback to do so. The Tigers, which start three freshmen and two sophomores, led 38-23..." November 22

  • Unbeaten Minnesota rides balanced attack past Arkansas

    The Sports Xchange "Amir Coffey scored 19 points and five teammates joined him in double figures as Minnesota extended a season-opening unbeaten streak to five with an 85-71 non-conference victory over Arkansas on Tuesday at Williams Arena. Nate Mason had 13 points, Eric Curry scored 12, Akeem Springs had 11..." November 22

  • No. 2 Kentucky remains perfect, easily handles Duquesne

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- No. 2 Kentucky improved to 4-0 Sunday night with a 93-59 victory over Duquesne at Rupp Arena. Kentucky, fresh off its impressive 68-49 rout of Michigan State on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden, wasted no time in dispatching Duquesne on its return home for the first of..." November 21

  • Koenig carries No. 16 Wisconsin past Tennessee in Maui

    The Sports Xchange "It looked like it was going to be an easy morning game for Wisconsin when it scored the first 12 points of the game. But ultimately the 16th-ranked Badgers had to come from behind to get the win. Bronson Koenig scored 21 points as Wisconsin rallied for a 74-62 win over Tennessee in the..." November 21

  • Florida starts fast in blowout of Belmont

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Canyon Barry came off the bench to score 17 points, and Florida's defense harassed Belmont into 20 turnovers in the Gators' 78-61 win over the Bruins on Monday at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. The Gators scored the game's first 15 points, as Belmont struggled with turnovers and..." November 21

  • Georgia hangs on against George Washington

    The Sports Xchange "Georgia gave up a late lead but managed to hold off George Washington and claim a 81-73 victory in the semifinals of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic on Monday night at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. The Bulldogs advanced to the championship game on Tuesday night. The Colonials will play in..." November 21

  • Top 25 guard Quade Green commits to John Calipari and Kentucky

    CBS Sports "Less than two weeks ago, John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats did not have a single player committed to the program in their 2017 class. Since then, the Cats added two five-star prospects in Nick Richards and P.J. Washington, followed by top-50 combo guard Shai Alexander in the early signing..." November 20

  • Missouri tops Tulane with second-half comeback

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard K.J. Walton scored a career-high 20 points and Missouri overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat Tulane 67-62 on Sunday in the final round of the consolation bracket at the Tire Pros Invitational at the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. The Tigers (2-2)..." November 20

  • 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

  • Ole Miss tops St. Joe's, reaches Paradise Jam final

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Sebastian Saiz scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Ole Miss past Saint Joseph's 81-68 Sunday in the Paradise Jam Tournament at Sports and Fitness Center in St. Thomas, Virginia Islands. The Rebels (4-0) advance to face the winner of North Carolina..." November 20

  • Tide rolls over Ball State

    The Sports Xchange "Shanon Hale scored 19 points to help Alabama beat visiting Ball State 77-59 on Friday night in the second round of the Las Vegas Main Event at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Ar'Mond Davis scored 17 points for Alabama (2-1). Avery Johnson had 13 points and five assists. Tayler..." November 19

  • Auburn shakes off Eastern Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "Auburn used a 26-8 run at the midway point of the second half to pull away from Eastern Kentucky and win 85-64 Thursday night at Auburn, Ala. The Tigers led just 50-48 with 13:00 remaining before the big run. Mustapha Heron keyed the run for the Tigers and finished with 24 points,..." November 18

  • Davidson beats Missouri as Gibbs scores 25

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Jack Gibbs scored 25 points, leading Davidson to a comfortable 70-55 win over Missouri on Friday in the Pros Invitational at HP Field House in Orlando, Fla. Gibbs hit three of Davidson's 10 3-pointers and junior forward Peyton Aldridge added 21 points for the Wildcats, who..." November 18

  • Burnett scores 41 in Mississippi's OT victory

    The Sports Xchange "Mississippi's Deandre Burnett scored 41 points and the Rebels outlasted Oral Roberts 95-88 in overtime in the first round of the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday. Terence Davis had 13 points off the bench for the Rebels, who managed 10 steals. Sebastian Saiz and Rasheed..." November 18

  • Mississippi State pulls away from Boise State

    The Sports Xchange "Quinndary Weatherspoon scored a career-high 25 points to lead Mississippi State to an 80-68 victory over Boise State on Friday night in the second round of the Charleston Classic at TD Arena in Charleston, N.C. Tyson Carter scored 15 points for Mississippi State (2-1), which was coming off a..." November 18

  • South Carolina coasts past South Carolina State

    The Sports Xchange "South Carolina's Sindarius Thornwell scored 14 of his 22 points in the first half and the Gamecocks closed out the home portion of the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational with a 92-50 victory over South Carolina State on Friday night. Maik Kotsar added 15 points and Chris Silva 11 for the..." November 18

  • USC picks up road win over Texas A&M

    The Sports Xchange "Southern California erased a nine-point deficit in the final four minutes to take a 65-63 road victory over Texas A&M on Friday night. The Trojans trailed by three points with 58 seconds left. USC (3-0) was led by Chimezie Metu with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Jordan McLaughlin added 13..." November 18

  • Big first-half run pushes Arkansas over Texas-Arlington

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas used a big run at the start at the second half and another at the end of it to edge Texas-Arlington in a 71-67 win at Bud Walton Arena on Friday night. The Razorbacks (3-0) went on a 7-0 run to turn a tied game into a 66-59 advantage with two minutes left. Arkansas hit enough free..." November 18

  • LSU holds off North Florida

    The Sports Xchange "LSU completed a sweep of a three-game homestand to begin the season when it held off North Florida 78-70 on Friday night in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Brandon Sampson scored 16 points and triggered a pivotal early second-half surge for the Tigers, who had beaten..." November 18

  • Vanderbilt easily handles Norfolk State

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt survived a sluggish offensive start thanks to the second-half play of guards Matthew Fisher-Davis (18 points) and Riley LaChance (12) in a 75-52 rout of Norfolk State at Memorial Gymnasium on Friday evening. Forward Jeff Roberson (11 points, 11 rebounds) added..." November 18

  • Jay Jay Chandler signs with Texas A&M

    247 Sports "2017 four-star Jay Jay Chandler has signed with Texas A&M pushing the Aggies up to No. 14 in the 247Sports Composite Recruiting Rankings. A 6-4 shooting guard out of Katy (Texas) Cinco Ranch High School, Chandler has a solid all around game and is most dangerous in the open court and transition..." November 17

  • No. 11 Xavier edges Missouri in OT

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- The deck appeared to be stacked against 11th-ranked Xavier in the second half of Thursday's game against the Missouri Tigers at the Tire Pros Invitational. Leading Xavier scorer Trevon Bluiett spent most of the second half on the bench with four fouls, and RaShid Gaston and..." November 17

  • Fall leads Central Florida past Mississippi State

    The Sports Xchange "Central Florida 7-foot-6 sophomore center Tacko Fall scored 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, leading the Knights to a dominating 86-61 win over Mississippi State on Thursday in the Gildan Charleston Classic at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C. Central Florida took command early. On the Knights'..." November 17

  • Georgia struggles to shake off Furman

    The Sports Xchange "Yante Maten and J.J. Frazier combined for 55 points, leading Georgia past Furman 84-78 Thursday in a CBE Hall of Fame Classic game at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Frazier finished with 28 points. He made four 3-pointers and went 10 of 11 from the foul line. Maten added 27 points and..." November 17

  • Florida squeaks past St. Bonaventure

    The Sports Xchange "Florida scored the final seven points to put away St. Bonaventure in the final minute of a 73-66 win Thursday night at the Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Fla. The Gators (3-0) held a lead as big as 15 in the second half but were unable to put the Bonnies away until the final minute. St...." November 17

  • Kornet scores 20 to lead Vanderbilt over Belmont

    The Sports Xchange "Luke Kornet used his 7-1 size to his advantage, recording 20 points, seven rebounds and three blocks as Vanderbilt held off pesky Belmont 80-66 on Tuesday at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tenn. The Bruins, who traveled two miles from their campus for their season opener, gave the..." November 16

  • NCAA denies MSU's appeal, Ado won't play this season

    The Clarion-Ledger "The NCAA has denied Mississippi State’s appeal in regards to freshman Abdul Ado’s eligibility this season, the school announced on Tuesday. The decision means the 6-foot-11 center will not be able to practice with MSU until the end of the semester in December. He also isn't eligible to play in..." November 16

  • Auburn uses strong second half to beat Georgia State

    The Sports Xchange "Danjel Purifoy and Jared Harper each had 19 points and Auburn used a strong second half to beat Georgia State 83-65 in a Cancun Classic game at Auburn on Monday. Horace Spencer added 12 points on 5-for-7 shooting for the Tigers (2-0), who outscored the Panthers 48-35 over the last 20 minutes..." November 15

  • Smith, Dayton too strong for Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Scoochie Smith scored a game-high 20 points and made big plays down the stretch, lifting Dayton to a 77-72 victory over Alabama in a back-and-forth thriller Tuesday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Smith hit a 3-pointer to break a tie with 4:40 to play and then made a..." November 15

  • South Carolina tops Monmouth with buzzer-beater

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard PJ Dozier hit a jumper as time expired, lifting South Carolina to a 70-69 overtime win over Monmouth on Tuesday in a Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational game at Columbia, S.C. Monmouth took a 69-68 lead with a minute to play on a three-point play by Je'lon Hornbeak. With the..." November 15

  • Hubbs leads Tennessee past Appalachian State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Robert Hubbs III paced a balanced and high-scoring Tennessee attack as the Volunteers picked up their first win of the season with a 103-94 victory over visiting Appalachian State on Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. The Volunteers shot a sizzling 55.6 percent..." November 15

  • 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

  • Monk, Briscoe lead No. 2 Kentucky over No. 13 Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Kentucky's kids are alright. Facing an early-season challenge against No. 13 Michigan State in the opener of the Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden, the young No. 2 Wildcats, led by freshman Malik Monk's 23 points, knocked off the Spartans 69-48 on Tuesday...." November 15

  • 4-star guard Shai Alexander commits to Kentucky

    Lexington Herald-Leader "Four-star combo guard Shai Alexander announced his commitment to Kentucky on Monday morning, giving the Wildcats their third commitment for the class of 2017 and their first at an important position. Alexander — a 6-foot-4 prospect with a 6-10 wingspan — is entering his senior season at..." November 14

  • Maten, Frazier push Georgia past UNC-Ashville

    The Sports Xchange "Yante Maten and J.J. Frazier combined for 37 points, and Georgia bounced back from an opening game loss by knocking off UNC-Asheville 60-46 Monday in a CBE Hall of Fame Classic game at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Maten scored 19 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots, and..." November 14

  • Saiz's tip-in fuels Mississippi past Massachusetts

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Sebastian Saiz's tip-in with 3.3 seconds to play lifted Ole Miss past Massachusetts 90-88 on Monday in a back-and-forth thriller at the Pavilion in Oxford, Miss. Saiz scored 22 points and grabbed 19 rebounds, the last coming off a missed driving layup by Deandre Burnett. Saiz..." November 14

  • Razorbacks roll past Salukis

    The Sports Xchange "Dusty Hannahs had the hot hand to help Arkansas beat Southern Illinois 90-65 Monday night in the Golden Gopher Showcase at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Hannahs scored 19 points for Arkansas (2-0). He made 5 of 7 field-goal attempts, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range. Hannahs..." November 14

  • Davis, Hogg, Williams lift Texas A&M past American

    The Sports Xchange "Center Tyler Davis scored 17 points as Texas A&M cruised to a 76-53 win over American on Monday night at Reed Arena. The Aggies never trailed in improving to 2-0 while the Eagles fell to 0-2 on the young season. Forward D.J. Hogg added 12 points, nine rebounds and four assists for..." November 14

  • Gamecocks overpower Holy Cross

    The Sports Xchange "A big second-half surge helped South Carolina beat Holy Cross 81-49 in the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational on Sunday at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C. Sindarius Thornwell had 20 points and five rebounds for South Carolina (2-0). P.J. Dozier added 15 points and five assists, and..." November 13