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Holy Cross hits 3-pointers to beat Dartmouth 67-56

Holy Cross hits 3-pointers to beat Dartmouth 67-56

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) Justin Burrell scored 19 points, Phil Beans added 18 and Holy Cross hit 10 3-pointers in a 67-56 win over Dartmouth on Saturday.

Burrell was 3 for 3 and Beans 4 for 6 from long range for the Crusaders (6-4), who never trailed and led 31-22 at halftime.

After Holy Cross expanded the lead to 14 points, the Big Green (2-5) closed to 47-43 with 8:09 left on a Jvonte Brooks layup.

Burrell answered with a 3-pointer, then Brooks made another layup. After Beans and Dartmouth's Alex Mitola exchanged 3-pointers, Dave Dudzinski scored four straight points as part of a 10-2 run to make it 63-50.

The Crusaders were 15 of 19 from the free-throw line while Dartmouth was only 7 of 16.

Burrell hit 6 of 6 foul shots, making him 25 of 26 for the season.

Brooks finished with 16 points and Mitola 15 for the Big Green.

VCU loses fourth consecutive game to St. Louis

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VCU loses fourth consecutive game to St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -- Javonte Perkins had 25 points as Saint Louis topped VCU 80-62 on Friday night.

Hasahn French had 18 points for Saint Louis (19-8, 8-6 Atlantic 10 Conference). Terrence Hargrove Jr. added 11 points. Jordan Goodwin had 10 points.

Marcus Santos-Silva had 11 points for the Rams (17-10, 7-7), who have now lost four consecutive games. De'Riante Jenkins added 10 points.

Saint Louis plays Saint Joseph's at home on Wednesday. VCU faces UMass on the road on Wednesday.

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Tristan Thompson calls Bradley Beal one of the best shooting guards in the league

Tristan Thompson calls Bradley Beal one of the best shooting guards in the league

Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson spoke with reporters after the team's victory over the Wizards Friday night, praising Bradley Beal, who was snubbed from All-Star consideration this season despite averaging nearly 30 points-per-game.

The Cavaliers held the Wizards to just 21 points in the fourth quarter, and Thompson said their main focus was neutralizing Beal.

"The Wizards are really good offensively when they are making their runs," Thompson said postgame. "Bradley Beal is an All-Star in our league. One of the top-three two-guards in our league right now, so we were just trying to make it tough for him."

Beal finished the night with 26 points, but struggled from the floor. Beal shot 9-for-28 from the floor and the Cavaliers' stingy defense was clearly a factor.

Beal and the Wizards will have a chance to get back on track on Sunday night at Capital One Arena when they host the Chicago Bulls for the final time this season.

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