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Oral Roberts routs McNeese State 75-54

Oral Roberts routs McNeese State 75-54

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Shawn Glover had 24 points, Damen Bell-Holter added 22 and Oral Roberts dominated inside with a 75-54 victory over McNeese State on Saturday night.

Oral Roberts (12-8, 7-1 Southland) outscored the Cowboys 44-22 inside the paint, shot 54.4 percent from the field and out-rebounded McNeese State 41-28. Glover and Bell-Holter each added eight rebounds to their scoring totals.

Korey Billbury scored eight points, dished out eight assists and had six rebounds for Oral Roberts.

The Golden Eagles built a 34-23 lead at halftime and never looked back. Oral Roberts led by as many as 22 in the second half.

Kevin Hardy was the only McNeese State (8-10, 2-6) player in double figures with 12 points while recording six assists and four rebounds.

The Cowboys shot only 38.1 percent from the field and was 5 for 20 from beyond the arc.

Oral Roberts has won four straight and seven of its last eight games.

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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