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Campbell tops UNC Wilmington 72-60, stops skid

Campbell tops UNC Wilmington 72-60, stops skid

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) Darren White tallied 32 points and 11 rebounds Saturday to lift Campbell over UNC Wilmington 72-60 and snap a four-game losing streak.

Trey Freeman, the only Campbell player to start every game this season, finished with 18 points, six assists and three steals. White and Freeman combined for seven steals for the Camels, who had a season-high 12 steals and held UNC Wilmington to 38.2 percent (21 of 55) shooting.

UNC Wilmington (5-7) led by as much as eight points, 22-14, in the first half before watching the advantage dwindle to just 32-31 at halftime. The Seahawks, who went 4 of 9 from deep in the first half, went cold after the break, hitting just 9 of 27 shots, including 1 of 8 from 3-point range.

Campbell (4-9) shot 57. 1 percent (16 of 28) in the second half to pull away.

Keith Rendleman led UNC Wilmington with 18 points.

Daryl Dike's incredible goals leads UVA to the national championship game

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Daryl Dike's incredible goals leads UVA to the national championship game

It's never too late for a beautiful strike.

In the national semifinals between Virginia and Wake Forest, Hoos' leading scorer Daryl Dike, scored a goal for the ages. 

Dike tracked this ball perfectly and buried it past Andrew Pannenberg on his first touch.

Dike wasn't done there, stretching the lead to 2-0 with this beauty of a header:

Next up for UVA is the national championship title game Sunday, December 15th at 6 p.m., where they'll face off with Georgetown in Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park.

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Wizards release statement on the passing of John Wall's mother

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Wizards release statement on the passing of John Wall's mother

The Washington Wizards announced the passing of John Wall's mother, Frances Pulley on Friday. 

Wall's mother had been battling cancer before her passing. She was 58. 

In a statement on Twitter, the Wizards said, "Sending thoughts and love for John Wall and his family after the passing of his mother, Frances Pulley. She will forever be a part of our #DCFamily."

Zach Leonsis, the senior vice president of strategic initiatives at Monumental Sports & Entertainment, also released a statement

"Thinking of @JohnWall and his family right now. Keeping you guys in our prayers. So terribly sorry for your loss and know that she will be remembered forever. #DCFamily

Wall's Kentucky coach, John Calipari also expressed his condolences for his former star: 

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