College Basketball Roundup: Minter scores 14 in App. State win
BOONE — D.J. Thompson scored 25 points to lead all scorers as Appalachian State defeated Furman 77-63 on Wednesday.
Thompson went 6-of-11 from the field, including three 3-pointers. Donte Minter added 14 points and Kellen Brand had 13 for the Mountaineers (15-5, 7-2 Southern Conference).
The Mountaineers were up 42-26 at the half, but fell behind by as many as seven points after the break.
Appalachian State then went on an 18-0 run, holding the Paladins (10-10, 4-5) without a field goal for 10 minutes to lead 70-57. The Mountaineers held on for the win.
Drexel 66, UNC-W 50
WILMINGTON — Frank Elegar scored 17 points and Scott Rodgers had 15 in Drexel’s 66-50 victory over UNC Wilmington.
Dejan Grkovic scored 13 points and Todd Hendley added 10 before fouling out for UNC Wilmington.
Southern Miss 83, ECU 72
HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Craig Craft and Sai’Quon Stone scored 19 points apiece as Southern Mississippi beat visiting East Carolina 83-72.
Darrell Jenkins scored a game high 25 points for East Carolina (5-13, 0-5), and Courtney Captain added 20 for the Pirates.
Georgia 78, Kentucky 69, OT
ATHENS, Ga. — Takais Brown scored 20 points, Sundiata Gaines had 19 and the Bulldogs overcame a
17-point deficit to hand Kentucky its second straight SEC loss
Ole Miss 83, Tennessee 69
OXFORD, Miss. — Mississippi guard Clarence Sanders scored 20 points, 18 in the second half, as Ole Miss rallied to defeat Tennessee.
S. Carolina 66, Arkansas 60
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Tre Kelley led the way with 22 points and three other Gamecocks in double figures as the team snapped a
five-game losing streak with a 66-60 win over Arkansas.
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia University coach Herb Magee tied the record for Division II coaching wins Wednesday night with a 63-56 victory over Holy Family.
Magee, who has been coaching for 40 years, has 828 career victories. He is tied with Winston-Salem State coach Clarence “Big House” Gaines. He can break the mark on Saturday.