Posts Tagged California

St. Mary’s (Calif.) tops New Mexico St 83-71

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Bright finished with 21 points to help lead St. Mary’s (Calif.) past New Mexico State 83-71 early Tuesday in a game that began shortly after midnight.

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No. 1 UConn women stunned by No. 6 Stanford 88-86

Connecticut guard Moriah Jefferson, center, goes up for a basket against Stanford during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Days before this game, Geno Auriemma credited Stanford and Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer for continuing to play Connecticut when many teams no longer see the point in being beat up by the best program in women’s basketball.

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Raiders switch to night practice

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr aims a pass against the San Diego Chargers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Maybe a change in the practice schedule will shake the Oakland Raiders out of their winless slide — now at 16 games and longer than a full calendar year.

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Brooklyn, Des Moines to host 2016 NCAA games

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brooklyn, New York, and Des Moines, Iowa, will host NCAA men’s basketball tournament games for the first time in 2016.

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Lakers’ Ryan Kelly out 6 weeks with hamstring tear

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly will be out for at least six weeks with a torn right hamstring.

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