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Barone's big game sparks Idaho to 74-70 victory

Barone's big game sparks Idaho to 74-70 victory

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Kyle Barone scored 25 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Idaho outlasted Texas-San Antonio 74-70 on Saturday night.

Barone also had three blocked shots for Idaho (8-11, 4-5 Western Athletic).

Idaho's Connor Hill scored 15 points, including 4 of 9 baskets from 3-point range. Stephen Madison chipped in with 13 points.

Michael Hale III scored 21 points and had seven assists for Idaho (5-14, 1-8).

Kannon Burrage scored 16 points and Hyjii Thomas and Edrico McGregor finished with 10 points each. Jordan Sims grabbed 11 rebounds.

The numbers were a virtual dead heat in most of the team categories. Idaho had a 32-20 scoring advantage in the paint, but UTSA had a 17-2 scoring advantage off turnovers.

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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