News archive from 23 December 2012

Charlotte 49ers fall to Florida State 79-76

Michael Snaer scored 30 points in his first game back from a one-game absence, and Aaron Thomas scored 17 as Florida State beat Charlotte 79-76 Saturday. Snaer, a senior guard who sat out a win over Louisiana-Monroe on Monday for disciplinary reasons,...

 

NIU a 1-man gang? Hardly

Both the angst and hyperbole surrounding the selection of Northern Illinois to play in the Jan. 1 Orange Bowl suggest the Huskies are a one-man band. Jordan Lynch, no doubt, has earned his national reputation as one of the country's top dual-threat...

 
Is Scott's '7-7-7' jobs plan working? Record is mixed

Is Scott's '7-7-7' jobs plan working? Record is mixed

TALLAHASSEE - It was a simple campaign mantra and the yardstick by which Gov. Rick Scott will be judged when he goes back before voters: 700,000 jobs in seven years. At the midpoint of his first term, the Republican political neophyte hasn't shied...

 

AP Source: D-backs, Ross agree to 3-year contract

PHOENIX -- A person with knowledge of the situation says outfielder Cody Ross has agreed to a three-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The person spoke Saturday on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. Ross, who met...

 

Saturday's College Football

EAST No scores reported from the EAST. SOUTH Louisiana-Lafayette 43, East Carolina 34 MIDWEST No scores reported from the MIDWEST. SOUTHWEST No scores reported from the SOUTHWEST. FAR WEST No scores reported from the FAR WEST.

 

Snaer's 30 lead Florida State past Charlotte 79-76

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Michael Snaer scored 30 points in his first game back from a one-game absence, and Aaron Thomas scored 17 as Florida State beat Charlotte 79-76 Saturday. Snaer, a senior guard who sat out a win over Louisiana-Monroe on Monday for...

 

Maine outshoots Florida Gulf Coast in 84-78 win

ORONO, Maine -- Justin Edwards amassed 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead Maine to an 84-78 victory against Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday. Alasdair Fraser chipped in 21 points and seven rebounds, and Jon Mesghna had 11 points and nine rebounds for the...

 

Saturday's College Basketball

EAST Boston College 71, Providence 68 Boston U. 70, Cornell 57 Bryant 79, Dartmouth 66 Fairfield 60, Saint Joseph's 57 Georgetown 65, American U. 48 Harvard 72, Holy Cross 65 La Salle 100, Sacred Heart 71 Loyola of Chicago 54, St. Peter's 49 Maine 84,...

 

C.J. Leslie paces N.C. State to win over St. Bonaventure, 92-73

Last season, it took a last-second basket by C.J. Leslie for N.C. State to edge St. Bonaventure. Not this year. Leslie scored 18 of his career-high 33 points in the opening half and Scott Wood finished with 23 points as the No. 25 Wolfpack spurted to...

 

Wake Forest shakes off slow start, tops UNC Greensboro 84-70

Travis McKie scored 19 points and Wake Forest overcame a slow start to beat UNC Greensboro 84-70 Saturday. Chase Fischer had 13 points, Devin Thomas 12 and C.J. Harris 11 for the Demon Deacons (6-5), who shot 52.9 percent (27 of 51) from the field in...

 

DePaul extends winning streak to seven

Cleveland Melvin scored 24 points and Jamee Crockett added 11 as DePaul extended its winning streak to seven with Saturday's 69-61 victory over Maryland-Baltimore County at Allstate Arena. Melvin's production included a 9-of-14 free-throw performance...

 
Loyola erases 11-point deficit for 54-49 win

Loyola erases 11-point deficit for 54-49 win

Loyola an 11-point second-half deficit to get by Saint Peter's 54-49 Saturday afternoon. The visiting Ramblers improved to 8-3 on the season, which is one more win than they had all of last season. It was their sixth win in their last seven outings....

 

Pollard doubtful with several questionable for Ravens

Although the Ravens are getting healthier in time for Sunday's game against the New York Giants, strong safety Bernard Pollard is expected to miss his second straight game because of a painful rib injury. Pollard hasn't practiced all week after...

 
No. 4 Duke women beat USC 75-60 to stay undefeated

No. 4 Duke women beat USC 75-60 to stay undefeated

LOS ANGELES -- Chelsea Gray led five players in double figures with 18 points and No. 4 Duke remained undefeated with a 75-60 victory over Southern California in the Women of Troy Classic on Saturday. Tricia Liston added 14 points, Elizabeth Williams...

 

Wolters helps S. Dakota St. upset No. 16 UNM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Nate Wolters scored 28 points and handed out seven assists, leading South Dakota State to a 70-65 upset of No. 16 New Mexico on Saturday. Kendall Williams scored 21 to lead the Lobos, who went 7 of 12 from the foul line in the...

 

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