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White, Campbell beats Appalachian State 101-82

White, Campbell beats Appalachian State 101-82

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) Darren White scored a career-high 36 points, including 28 in the second half, as Campbell beat Appalachian State 101-82 Friday night in nonconference play.

White made 15 of 19 shots as the Camels (2-1) made 66.7 percent (42 of 63) overall, the highest percentage ever at Gore Arena.

Darian Hooker added 17 points for Campbell and Reco McCarter chipped in with 13 points.

Campbell scored the first five points of the game and took an early 16-5 lead on the way to a 55-39 halftime advantage. The Camels finished the half shooting 65.6 percent.

Appalachian State (1-2) committed 10 turnovers in the first half and shot 42.4 percent (14 of 33).

The Camels outscored the Mountaineers 23-0 on fast break points.

Nathan Healy, Tab Hamilton and Tevin Baskin scored 18 points apiece for Appalachian State.

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PHOTOS: Rui Hachimura has brought tons of Japanese media attention to Wizards

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PHOTOS: Rui Hachimura has brought tons of Japanese media attention to Wizards

WASHINGTON -- If it wasn't clear on draft night in Brooklyn or the next day at his introductory press conference in Washington, Wizards first round pick Rui Hachimura is a massive deal back in his home country of Japan. He gets the star treatment from Japanese media and that attention has followed him through the first two days of Wizards mini-camp.

Usually, Wizards mini-camp isn't even open to the media. Most years, the Wizards host undrafted players and members of their G-League team with little fanfare as they get set for the Las Vegas Summer League in early July.

But this year has been markedly different with dozens of Japanese reporters and photographers arriving early and staying late, all competing for information about Hachimura to report home to their respective outlets.

While the Wizards' pre-draft workouts, some featuring big-named prospects, had five-to-10 reporters show up to the Wizards' practice facility, the total media contingent probably pushes 50 now.

Here are some photos to put it in perspective...

Here's a photo from Hachimura's press conference on Friday...

On Tuesday at mini-camp, there were two sets of media scrums for Wizards Summer League coach Robert Pack. He first did one with American reporters, then one with those from Japan, who had a lot of questions about one player in particular, of course...

With Hachimura on board, it's a new era for the Wizards when it comes to media attention.

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Mystics win fourth straight, beat Sky 81-74

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Mystics win fourth straight, beat Sky 81-74

 In their second victory against the Chicago Sky this season, Elena Delle Donne dominated once again.

In 33 minutes of play, the star forward racked up 22 points, seven rebounds and 9 of 15 field goals against her former team. She led the Mystics in points and rebounds. 

Tianna Hawkins brought a spark off the bench, tallying 15 points, four rebounds, six of ten field goals and a +11 differential in just 18 minutes of play. 

The Mystics won all four games on this road trip, tying their season-high win streak from earlier this season. Washington is now 8-3 as they head home to host the Connecticut Sun, who just snapped a seven-game win streak.

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