• 63°

College Basketball Roundup

Associated Press
The college basketball roundup …INDIANAPOLIS ó Gordon Hayward scored 17 points and Willie Veasley added 15 to lead No. 11 Butler to a 73-62 win over Davidson.
The Bulldogs (1-0) rallied twice from 10-point deficits in the first half.
Davidson (0-1) was led by Ben Allison with 13 points.
No. 15 Michigan 97, No. Michigan 50
ANN ARBOR, Mich. ó Manny Harris recorded the second triple-double in school history and No. 15 Michigan routed Division II Northern Michigan.
No. 17 Oklahoma 95, Mt. St. Mary’s 71
NORMAN, Okla. ó Steven Pledger scored 21 points and Oklahoma’s much-heralded freshman class lifted the Sooners. The win was the 1,499th in Oklahoma’s history, the 29th-highest total in NCAA Division I.
No. 21 Dayton 90, Creighton 80
DAYTON, Ohio ó Chris Johnson had a double-double, and Chris Wright led a second-half surge that carried Dayton to a victory over Creighton in an opening matchup of teams that won 27 games apiece last season.
No. 22 Ga. Tech 100, Fla. A&M 59
ATLANTA (AP) ó Iman Shumpert scored 18 points and capped a decisive run in the first half, and Georgia Tech showed off its freshmen in its win over Florida A&M.
Derrick Favors, the biggest name in Georgia Tech’s heralded freshman class, started and had 10 points and eight rebounds. Another freshman, Brian Oliver, had 12 points, all in the second half.
OTHERS
CULLOWHEE ó Brandon Giles and Kendall Russell scored 12 points each to lead Western Carolina to a 65-41 win over St. Catharine College.
High Point 104, UNC-Pembroke 72
HIGH POINTó Nick Barbour scored 38 points to lead High Point to a 104-72 win over UNC-Pembroke in the Panthers’ season opener.
ETSU 62, Appalachian St 58
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. ó Adam Sollazzo scored 13 to lead East Tennessee State to a 62-58 win over Appalachian State (1-1). Sollazzo shot 4-for-7 from the field and 5-for-6 from the free-throw line.

Comments

Comments closed.

High School

High school football: Some anxious moments, but Hornets win state title

Local

Photos: Salisbury High Hornets win big in 2AA championship game

Local

County manager outlines projections for the upcoming fiscal year budget, suggests uses for stimulus money

Business

Miami-based Browns Athletic Apparel opens second screen printing location in Salisbury

News

At funeral, fallen Watauga deputies remembered as ‘heroes’

Coronavirus

COVID-19 cluster identified at Granite Quarry Elementary

Coronavirus

More than half of North Carolinians have now taken at least one vaccine shot

Local

City hopes to cover expenses in 2021-22 budget with surplus revenue generated this year

Local

Fallen tree proves to be a blessing for local nonprofit Happy Roots

Local

Quotes of the week

Coronavirus

Health department drops quarantine time from 14 to 10 days

Crime

Blotter: More than $100,000 in property reported stolen from Old Beatty Ford Road site

Local

City fights invasive beetles by injecting trees with insecticide

Local

City names downtown recipients for federal Parks Service grant

China Grove

China Grove Town Council weighs 2021-22 budget priorities, supports buying body cameras

Education

Educators reflect on Teacher Appreciation Week

Education

Livingstone College wins $30,000 Home Depot grant

Education

Shoutouts

News

Shield-A-Badge With Prayer program enters 26th year, accepting volunteers to pair with officers

Education

COVID-19 infection, quarantine numbers in Rowan-Salisbury Schools reach new highs

High School

High school football: Offensive line came together for Hornets, who play for state title tonight

Local

Pro baseball: White makes pro debut and says, ‘It felt amazing to be out there’

Education

West Rowan Middle eighth grader wins investment writing contest

Local

YSUP Rowan invites agencies to participate in youth-focused training