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Regan scores 26 to lead Buffalo by Niagara 77-67

Regan scores 26 to lead Buffalo by Niagara 77-67

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Will Regan scored 26 points and Jarod Oldham had 18 to lead Buffalo to a 77-67 victory over Niagara on Saturday night.

Regan shot 8 of 11 from the field, 3 of 4 from beyond the arc and 7 of 7 from the foul line for the Bulls (4-7). Tony Watson also scored 14 for Buffalo.

Juan'ya Green led the Purple Eagles (3-6) with 23 points, Antoine Mason scored 18 and T.J. Cline 10.

Buffalo never trailed in the second half, but Ameen Tanksley made two free throws to close the game to 56-54 with 10:18 remaining. Watson made a 3-pointer for a 62-56 advantage with 7:41 to go, and the Purple Eagles never got closer than five points the rest of the way.

Buffalo led 30-28 with 1:49 to go in the first half and used a 7-0 run to take a 37-28 halftime advantage.

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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