WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Kameron Smith accounted for three touchdowns and Maurice Lewis ran for two scores as Winston-Salem State beat West Texas A&M 41-18 Saturday night in the Division II national semifinals.
Smith threw for 233 yards and two touchdowns and added a 23-yard TD run in the fourth quarter for the Rams (14-0), who led 20-7 at halftime and advanced to the national championship game for the first time.
Lewis had scoring runs of 11 and 9 yards and finished with 118 rushing yards. The Rams also got a 32-yard touchdown run from Bryce Sherman.
Winston-Salem State will face Valdosta State for the Division II championship next Saturday in Florence, Ala.
Dustin Vaughan threw for 169 yards and a touchdown, Khiry Robinson ran for 137 yards and a score and Sergio Castillo hit a 29-yard field goal for the Buffs (12-3), who won three straight road games to advance to the semifinals.
CHICAGO -- Charlie Moore had 20 points as DePaul broke its eight-game losing streak, topping Georgetown 74-68 on Saturday night.
Moore hit 8 of 10 foul shots. He added seven assists.
Romeo Weems had 19 points for DePaul (14-13, 2-12 Big East Conference). Paul Reed added 12 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and three blocks. Jaylen Butz had 10 points.
Terrell Allen had 21 points and eight rebounds for the Hoyas (15-12, 5-9). Jamorko Pickett added 19 points and seven rebounds. Jagan Mosely had 13 points.
The Blue Demons leveled the season series against the Hoyas with the win. Georgetown defeated DePaul 76-72 on Feb. 8. DePaul takes on Xavier on the road on Tuesday. Georgetown plays No. 19 Marquette on the road on Wednesday.
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Sixty eight gamers' lives changed on Saturday night.
One of those very lucky individuals was Jack Mascone, who was selected by Wizards District Gaming with the No.1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA 2K League Draft.
Wizards’ managing partner Ted Leonsis had a special message for the point guard from New York, who joins the Monumental Sports & Entertainment family.
“On behalf of the Wizards, Mystics and Go-Go we’d like to welcome JBM to the Monumental basketball family. Congratulations on your hard work paying off. We’re excited to have you run the District with us,” Leonsis said.
Wizards District Gaming also drafted small forward Justin Howell in the second round, No. 30 overall, small forward Antonio Newman, No. 37, and utility Brandon Richardson at No. 51 in the third round.
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