Southland RUMORS & NEWS

  • Seminoles blow out Nicholls State

    The Sports Xchange "TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State is headed to a showdown with No. 21 Florida on Sunday after its fifth straight win, a 118-63 rout of Nicholls State on Thursday at the Donald L. Tucker Center. Behind a team-high 18 points from guard PJ Savoy Jr., the Seminoles (9-1) raced out to a 61-24..." December 09

  • Cain, Garrett help DePaul rout Lamar

    The Sports Xchange "DePaul enjoyed its first laugher of the season as the Blue Demons rolled to an 80-61 non-conference victory over Lamar on Tuesday night at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. Sophomore guard Eli Cain's 21 points and senior guard Billy Garrett Jr.'s 15 points paced DePaul (5-2) to its largest..." December 07

  • 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

  • Martin scores 30 as Butler routs Central Arkansas

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Butler coach Chris Holtmann knew junior forward Kelan Martin was much better than a 30 percent 3-point shooter. Prior to Saturday's game, Martin and Holtmann went over the 3-point shot selection he displayed in the first seven games. "He said most were good shots but a..." December 03

  • Gill, Thomas power New Orleans past Washington St.

    The Sports Xchange "New Orleans guard Christavious Gill scored 18 points and forward Erik Thomas had 17 and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the visiting Privateers to a 70-54 win over Washington State on Saturday. Gill, Thomas and forward Travin Thibodeaux (16 points) combined to shoot 22 of 38 (57.9 percent)..." 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

  • Texas Tech shakes off Incarnate Word

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Justin Gray paced a balanced attack and Texas Tech used a second-half run to pull away from Incarnate Word for a 69-48 win on Wednesday night at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas. Gray finished with 14 points and junior guard Shadell Millinghaus came off the bench..." November 30

  • 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

  • Moore helps Cal hold off Southeastern Louisiana

    The Sports Xchange "Charlie Moore scored 22 points to lead Cal to a 67-55 victory over visiting Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Ivan Rabb recorded a double-double, posting 17 points and 10 rebounds for Cal (4-1). Grant Mullins added 13 points. Davon Hayes had 11..." November 27

  • 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

  • Marquette scoots past Houston Baptist

    The Sports Xchange "Luke Fischer and Jujuan Johnson scored 22 points each while Haanif Cheatham added 21 to lead Marquette to a 101-79 victory over Houston Baptist on Friday night at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The Golden Eagles shot over 50 percent for a second straight game, hitting 37 of 66 shots..." November 26

  • Lammers leads Georgia Tech past Sam Houston State

    The Sports Xchange "Center Ben Lammers scored 19 points to lead five Georgia Tech players in double figures as the Yellow Jackets earned a 81-73 win over Sam Houston University on Tuesday at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta. Lammers, a 6-foot-10 junior from San Antonio, shot 6 of 8 from the field and added seven..." November 22

  • Stewart pours in 21, USC rips New Orleans

    The Sports Xchange "Elijah Stewart scored 21 points to lead USC to an 88-54 victory over visiting New Orleans on Tuesday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Jonah Matthews scored 13 points for USC (4-0), which is unbeaten after four games for the second year in a row. Shaqquan Aaron scored 12 points and..." November 22

  • Lamar wins at turnover-prone Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Colton Weisbrod had a double-double to lead visiting Lamar to a 63-60 victory over Oregon State on Wednesday night at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Weisbrod made just 6 of 18 shots from the field but posted 16 points and 12 rebounds. Marcus Owens had 15 points and seven rebounds for Lamar..." November 17

  • Oklahoma State scores 68 in first half of 117-72 blowout

    The Sports Xchange "STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State broke out to a big early lead Wednesday night and kept breaking away from New Orleans, finishing with a 117-72 rout at Gallagher-Iba Arena. The Cowboys finished with six double-figure scorers, led by Leyton Hammonds' 15 points. Forward Erik Thomas led..." November 16

  • Forte, Evans lead Oklahoma State past Central Arkansas

    The Sports Xchange "Oklahoma State guards Phil Forte and Jawun Evans combined for 54 points, eventually lifting the Cowboys past Central Arkansas 102-90 Monday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Okla. Forte scored 31 and Evans added 23, while guard Jeffrey Carroll provided 20 off the bench. And all were..." November 14

  • Sooners post opening win over Northwestern State

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Khadeem Lattin poured in 19 points, leading Oklahoma to a 97-61 victory over Northwestern State (La.) on Sunday afternoon in the Sooners' season opener at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla. Lattin hit 7 of 9 field-goal attempts and 5 of 6 from the free-throw line. He added 11..." November 13

  • Texas A&M runs away with 72-44 victory

    The Sports Xchange "Tyler Davis had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Texas A&M pulled away in the second half to post a convincing 72-44 nonconference victory over Northwestern State on Friday night in College Station, Texas. Tonny Trocha-Morelos had 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the field for the Aggies..." November 12

  • Purdue crushes McNeese State by 34

    The Sports Xchange "WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- This certainly wasn't the best opponent No. 15 Purdue will play during the non-conference portion of its schedule, but the Boilermakers veteran front line of forwards Caleb Swanigan and Vincent Edwards and center Isaac Haas was as good as advertised during Friday night's..." November 11

  • Koenig carries No. 9 Wisconsin past Central Arkansas

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Senior forward Nigel Hayes and No. 9 Wisconsin routed Central Arkansas in the season-opening game for both teams. The Badgers, featuring four seniors and a junior in their starting lineup, would not let the home opener resemble last season's stunner, when Western Illinois..." November 11

  • Nicholls State upsets BC in Riley's debut

    The Sports Xchange "DeAndre Harris came off the bench to score 28 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Nicholls State opened the game on a 12-0 run and never trailed in upsetting Boston College 79-73. New Nicholls State coach Richie Riley scored a victory in his head coaching debut in Boston Friday night and..." November 11

  • Texas escapes Incarnate Word, 78-73

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas – Senior Kendal Yancy scored 19 points, including four late in the game, and No. 21 Texas defeated Incarnate Word 78-73 in the season opener Friday night. Jarrett Allen, the Longhorns' 6-foot-11 highly touted freshman forward, produced 16 points and 12 rebounds. Another Texas..." November 11

  • Texas Tech routs Houston Baptist behind Evans

    The Sports Xchange "Keenan Evans scored a career-high 28 points to lead Texas Tech to a 93-67 victory over visiting Houston Baptist in its season opener Friday night at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas. Anthony Livingston had 16 points and five rebounds for the Red Raiders. Aaron Ross and Shadell..." November 11