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Division II Anderson upends Charleston 65-49

Division II Anderson upends Charleston 65-49

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Chandler Hash scored 19 points and Denzail Jones 17 as Anderson, an NCAA Division II school, defeated College of Charleston 65-49 Thursday night.

The Trojans (6-2), who counted the game as an exhibition, took advantage of 19 turnovers by the Cougars (5-4) while committing just seven. They also outshot Charleston, which made as many field goals in the game (16 of 48) as Anderson made in the first half (16 of 29).

Hash had 14 points in the first half, when Anderson led by as many as 16 points before Charleston cut it to 37-30 at halftime.

After a 3-pointer by Hash gave Anderson a 47-36 lead with 14:25 left in the second half, neither team scored for 5 minutes. A layup by Chris Ross then started a 12-2 Trojans run for a 59-38 lead with 5:46 left.

Adjehi Baru scored 11 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for Charleston.

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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