News archive from 29 November 2015, page 3

Creighton knocks W. Illinois from ranks of unbeaten, 97-67

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Khyri Thomas scored 18 points — 14 after halftime — as Creighton sent Western Illinois crashing from the ranks of the unbeaten, 97-67 on Saturday night. Geoffrey Groselle added 17 points on 6-for-9 shooting with nine rebounds and...

Usa Today, 22:33 in Sport
 
Lindsey, Demps spark NU to 90-63 rout of New Orleans

Lindsey, Demps spark NU to 90-63 rout of New Orleans

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Scottie Lindsey had 15 of his 26 points in the second half and Tre Demps added 16 to lead Northwestern to a 90-63 rout of New Orleans on Saturday night. Lindsey was 9 for 12 from the field, including 6 of 7 on 3-pointers, as...

Usa Today, 22:33 in Sport
 

Louisville beats Saint Louis 77-57 in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — Trey Lewis had 22 points and Mangok Mathiang had career highs of 17 points and 13 rebounds as Louisville pulled away for a 77-57 victory over Saint Louis on Saturday night in the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational at Barclays Center....

Usa Today, 22:33 in Sport
 
From oppression to opportunity: Welcome for refugees makes a world of difference

From oppression to opportunity: Welcome for refugees makes a world of difference

I was born and raised in East Germany during the Communist era, when one was to follow the “only right” ideology with one's whole being. My dad was not a follower of this doctrine. He built a huge antenna on our balcony with which we were able to...

 
Obama breaks his promise on frankenfish, and Alaskans will pay

Obama breaks his promise on frankenfish, and Alaskans will pay

For close to two decades, AquaBounty, a company from Massachusetts, has been genetically modifying salmon. Apparently the whole years in the ocean, swimming back to the home creek, spawning upriver natural progression, is just too much of a pain. It...

 
Anchorage Assembly majority does a little shuffle and surprise! Taxes go up

Anchorage Assembly majority does a little shuffle and surprise! Taxes go up

A little fudging here, a little of the ol’ soft-shoe there and the Anchorage Assembly’s left wing - kowtowing to Hizzoner Ethan Berkowitz - gave away the budgetary farm, sending the bill to property taxpayers. While pretending Berkowitz’s $481 million...

 

Top 25 Capsules

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Derrick Henry ran 46 times for 271 yards and Adam Griffith kicked five field goals to propel No. 2 Alabama to the SEC West title with a 29-13 victory over rival Auburn on Saturday. Griffith emerged as an Iron Bowl hero for the...

Usa Today, 22:49 in Sport
 
No. 25 Temple beats UConn 27-3, goes to American title game

No. 25 Temple beats UConn 27-3, goes to American title game

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jahad Thomas ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns and P.J. Walker threw for 160 yards and a score to help No. 25 Temple beat UConn 27-3 on Saturday night and secure a spot in the American Athletic Conference's inaugural...

Usa Today, 22:49 in Sport
 

Southern Illinois beats Portland 80-79

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Anthony Beane and Sean O'Brien each scored 18 points, Armon Fletcher hit the winning shot, and Southern Illinois beat Portland 80-79 on Saturday night at the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic. Leo Vincent put the Salukis...

Usa Today, 22:49 in Sport
 
No. 19 Mississippi beats No. 23 Miss. St 38-27 in Egg Bowl

No. 19 Mississippi beats No. 23 Miss. St 38-27 in Egg Bowl

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Chad Kelly threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score to lead No. 19 Mississippi over No. 23 Mississippi State 38-27 on Saturday night. Ole Miss (9-3, 6-2 Southeastern Conference, No. 18 CFP) jumped out...

Usa Today, 22:49 in Sport
 
LeBron James hits game-winner to give Cavs win over Nets

LeBron James hits game-winner to give Cavs win over Nets

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James made a running hook shot with a second left and scored 26 points, giving the Cleveland Cavaliers a 90-88 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night. After Joe Johnson's three foul shots tied the game with 15.2...

Usa Today, 22:49 in Sport
 
Upshall leads Blues past Blue Jackets 3-1

Upshall leads Blues past Blue Jackets 3-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Scottie Upshall scored in the third period to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Vladimir Tarasenko scored his 14th goal for the Blues (15-6-3), who were 3-3-2 over their last...

Usa Today, 22:58 in Sport
 
Michigan State might be college football's most confident team

Michigan State might be college football's most confident team

EAST LANSING, Mich. ­­— Mark Dantonio smiled, actually smiled. And quarterback Connor Cook joked around while center Jack Allen basked in the spotlight of his first career touchdown run. "It's not every day you see a 265-pound tailback back...

Usa Today, 22:58 in Sport
 
Hendricks, Eberle lift Oilers in shootout over Pens 3-2

Hendricks, Eberle lift Oilers in shootout over Pens 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Hendricks and Jordan Eberle scored in a shootout and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Saturday night. Hendricks deked around Penguins goaltender Jeff Zatkoff to start the shootout, and then Eberle put a...

Usa Today, 22:58 in Sport
 
Seguin scores in OT and Stars beat Wild 4-3

Seguin scores in OT and Stars beat Wild 4-3

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Tyler Seguin scored with just over a minute remaining in overtime and the Dallas Stars came back from a three-goal deficit to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Saturday night. Alex Goligoski, Jamie Benn and John Klingberg scored...

Usa Today, 23:10 in Sport
 

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