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Loyola Marymount beats Morgan State 79-62

Loyola Marymount beats Morgan State 79-62

LOS ANGELES (AP) Anthony Ireland scored 27 points and Ashley Hamilton added 20 points to lead Loyola Marymount to a 79-62 win over Morgan State Thursday night.

Chase Flint and Ayodeji Egbeyemi grabbed 10 rebounds apiece as the Lions (6-6) held a 56-33 edge on the boards.

Justin Black led Morgan State (3-6) with 15 points. Anthony Hubbard added 14 points, and DeWayne Jackson and Ian Chiles scored 10 apiece for the Bears, who have yet to play a home game this season.

Loyola Marymount led 43-33 at halftime, and maintained a double-digit lead throughout the second half.

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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