Daily Press (Sunday)

Barber’s shot sends CNU to win


Staff, wire reports

Christophe­r Newport 75, Johns Hopkins 73:

The Captains (3-2), who began the season ranked No. 1 in Division III, edged the No. 12 Bluejays (2-3) as Trey Barber made a tie-breaking layup with 2 seconds left before 683 at Freeman Center. The ending was similar to last season’s NCAA title game, which Barber won with a bank shot against Mount Union.

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VCU 60, Seattle 56: Zeb Jackson scored 20 points as the Rams (3-1) rallied past the Pilots (2-2) at Siegel Center. VCU finished on a 16-5 run.

San Jose State 77, Norfolk State 53: Trey Anderson scored 16 points and added 10 rebounds as San Jose State dropped Norfolk State to 0-2 in the Paradise Jam at the Virgin Islands.

Myron Amey Jr. added 15 points and Tibet Gorener had 14 for San Jose State (3-2).

Jamarii Thomas paced Norfolk State (3-2) with 15 points.

Virginia Wesleyan 87, North Carolina Wesleyan 64:

Omari DeVeaux scored a game-high 22 points and Khai Seargeant added 18 as the Marlins rolled on the road.

Miles Wallace contribute­d 11 points for VWU, which improved to 5-0.

The Marlins went 8 of 14 from the 3-point arc in the first half and finished with 11 3-pointers.


No. 3 Christophe­r Newport 52, East Texas Baptist 45:

Alivia Giles collected 14 points and 14 rebounds to help the Captains improve to 5-0 with a victory at home.

Nicole Timko added eight points, Gabi San Diego had seven and Hannah Orloff had six points and eight rebounds for CNU.

The Captains shot only 27.1% from the field, but they held East Texas Baptist to 26.8%.

Late Friday


Air Force 80, William & Mary 71 (OT):

Beau Becker scored 31 points as Air Force beat William & Mary in overtime at the Air Force Classic in Colorado.

Becker also had five rebounds for the Falcons (3-2). Ethan Taylor scored 24 points, including Air Force’s final seven in regulation and six in overtime, and added six rebounds.

The Tribe (2-3), which fell to 0-2 in the event, will play Lindenwood today. W&M battled back from a 23-12 first-half deficit and led 62-57 as the clock ticked under two minutes, but Taylor’s 3-pointer with 55 seconds left and his contested shot with 3.8 to go forced overtime.

Trey Moss led W&M with 20 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Gabe Dorsey added 12 points, all from beyond the arc, and Jack Karasinski recorded 11 points and seven rebounds.

No. 24 James Madison 76, Radford 73: Terrence Edwards scored 21 points, TJ Bickerstaf­f had 20 and JMU rallied in a Cancun Challenge campus game before more than 8,000 fans in Harrisonbu­rg.

The Dukes survived their first game as a Top 25 team thanks to their defense in the closing minutes. DaQuan Smith put Radford ahead 73-70 on a jumper with 3:35 left, but the Highlander­s didn’t score again. Bickerstaf­f put JMU (4-0) ahead to stay when he took a hard foul and made two free throws with 1:22 remaining.

Smith finished with 20 points for the Highlander­s (2-3), and former Oscar Smith High star Kenyon Giles scored 15.

Liberty 83, Wichita State 66: Kyle Rode put up 31 points and five rebounds as the Flames (4-0) advanced to the Myrtle Beach Invitation­al final against Furman with a victory in Coastal Carolina’s arena.

South Dakota 85, VMI 81:

Kaleb Stewart scored 16 points as South Dakota (3-1) won in the first round of the Arizona Tip-Off in Glendale. Brennan Watkins had 27 points to pace the Keydets (1-3).

Top 25

No. 3 Arizona 100, Belmont 68:

Caleb Love scored 20 points and keyed a massive first-half run, freshman Motiejus Krivas also had 20 and the host Wildcats (4-0) mauled the smaller Bruins (2-2) inside, outscoring them 52-18 in the paint and grabbing 30 more rebounds.

No. 13 Texas A&M 74, Oral Roberts 66:

Richmond native Henry Coleman III had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Texas A&M (4-0) overcame 2-of-22 3-point shooting to win at home. Coleman, 6-foot-8, was 7 of 7 from the field and 5 of 6 at the free-throw line.

UNC Greensboro 78, No. 14 Arkansas 72:

Keyshaun Langley scored 23 points, former VCU player Mikeal Brown-Jones added 17 and UNCG stunned Arkansas.

The visiting Spartans (2-1), who came in as 15 ½-point underdogs according to FanDuel Sportsbook, went on a 13-2 run late in the first half and led by 15 early in the second, taking advantage of sloppy play by the Razorbacks (3-1).

No. 17 Kentucky 101, Stonehill 67:

Freshman Reed Sheppard scored 25 points and made seven of Kentucky’s 17 3-pointers. Rob Dillingham, also a freshman, scored 20 points for the host Wildcats (3-1).

No. 18 Michigan State 74, Butler 54: Tyson Walker scored 21 points, including 16 in the first half, and A.J. Hoggard added 14 for the Spartans (2-2) at home.

No. 21 Villanova 57, Maryland 40: Former Richmond Spiders star Tyler Burton scored 10 of his 15 points in Villanova’s dominant first half. TJ Bamba added 11 points as the host Wildcats (3-1) rebounded from Monday’s loss to unranked Penn.

No. 22 Alabama 98, Mercer 67: Mark Sears scored 24 points and Alabama (4-0) won an Emerald Coast Classic campus game in Tuscaloosa.

No. 23 Illinois 87, Valparaiso 64: Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 22 points and Dain Dainja had 16 as host Illinois (3-1) came from behind with a 49-point second half.


No. 9 Duke 90, Bucknell 60:

Mark Mitchell scored a careerhigh 20 points for the host Blue Devils (3-1) against the Bison (1-4).

No. 12 Miami 79, Georgia 67: Matthew Cleveland scored 18 points, Nijel Pack added 16 and Miami (4-0) topped Georgia in the opening round of the Baha Mar Hoops Bahamas Championsh­ip.

No. 20 North Carolina 77, UC Riverside 52:

Armando Bacot had 21 points for UNC (3-0), which opened the second half with 19 straight points in Chapel Hill. Harrison Ingram added 10 points and nine boards for the Tar Heels.

Notre Dame 66, Oklahoma State 64: Markus Burton scored 20 points, J.R. Konieczy had his second straight double-double and Notre Dame (2-2) won the third-place game of the Legends Classic at Barclays Center in New York.

N.C. State 87, Charleston Southern 53:

DJ Horne scored 14 of his team-high 18 points in the second half in Raleigh. N.C. State has started 3-0 six times in seven seasons under coach Kevin Keatts.

Wake Forest 71, Towson 61:

Kevin Miller had 25 points, Hunter Salas scored 24 and the Demon Deacons (2-2) beat the Tigers (2-3) in a Charleston Classic consolatio­n game.

Pittsburgh 107, Jacksonvil­le 56:

Blake Hinson hit four of Pittsburgh’s 15 3-pointers and finished with 25 points, and Guillermo Diaz Graham added 23 points and 10 rebounds for the host Panthers (4-0) against the Dolphins.

Florida 89, Florida State 68: Walter Clayton Jr. scored 19 points and Zyon Pullin added 15 points for the Gators (3-1) against the Seminoles (2-1) in Gainesvill­e. Cam Corhen scored 18 for FSU.

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