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Arkansas-Little Rock beats North Texas 62-57

Arkansas-Little Rock beats North Texas 62-57

DENTON, Texas (AP) Will Neighbour, Josh Hagins and James White scored 11 points apiece and UALR defeated North Texas 62-57 Saturday night.

Neighbour also led UALR with six rebounds and four steals. The win was the third straight for the Trojans (14-9, 8-4 Sun Belt) and gave them a season sweep of the Mean Green.

Jordan Williams led all scorers with 22 points, and Roger Franklin had 20 points and 12 rebounds for North Texas (8-14, 3-8). Tony Mitchell had 13 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots for the Mean Green.

The Trojans won the earlier meeting between the schools 67-53 on Jan. 10 in Little Rock, Ark. White was the top scorer for UALR in that game with 16 points.

Blair scores 21 to lift Georgetown over SMU

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Blair scores 21 to lift Georgetown over SMU

DALLAS — Jahvon Blair matched his career-high with 21 points as Georgetown defeated SMU 91-74 on Saturday night.

Mac McClung had 19 points and seven assists for Georgetown (6-3). Omer Yurtseven added 19 points and Jamorko Pickett had 11 for the visitors.

Kendric Davis had 17 points for the Mustangs (8-1), whose eight-game season-opening winning streak ended. Feron Hunt added 17 points. Tyson Jolly had 16 points and six rebounds.

Georgetown plays Syracuse at home next Saturday. SMU takes on Georgia on the road next Friday.

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VCU rides impressive second half to take down Old Dominion

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VCU rides impressive second half to take down Old Dominion

RICHMOND, Va. — Marcus Santos-Silva posted 13 points as VCU topped Old Dominion 69-57 on Saturday night.

Issac Vann had 10 points for VCU (7-2). Marcus Evans added 10 points. De'Riante Jenkins had six rebounds for the hosts.

Malik Curry had 11 points for the Monarchs (3-7), who have now lost six games in a row. Xavier Green added 11 points. Dajour Dickens had 10 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks.

VCU plays Missouri State at home next Sunday. Old Dominion matches up against Illinois on the road next Saturday.

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