• Iowa State holds off Tulsa 80-78 in Puerto Rico Tip-Off

    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Nick Weiler-Babb has thrived for two games at the point for Iowa State. It’s no coincidence the Cyclones are winning now, too.

  • Florida State’s defense throttles Fordham in Jamaica 67-43

    MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Freshman reserve Mfiondu Kabengele scored 15 points, Terance Mann added 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting and Florida State rolled to a 67-43 win over Fordham in the Jamaica Classic on Friday night.

  • Northern Kentucky tops JMU in Island of the Bahamas Showcase

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Lavone Holland II made four 3-pointers and scored 24 points to help Northern Kentucky hold off James Madison 87-78 on Friday in opening round of the Island of the Bahamas Showcase.

  • Wilder scored 31, W. Michigan defeats Appalachian St. 86-67

    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Thomas Wilder scored 31 points, 24 in the second half when Western Michigan took control to defeat Appalachian State 86-67 on Friday night in the consolation bracket of the relocated Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

  • South Carolina beats UTEP 80-56 in Puerto Rico Tip-Off

    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Chris Silva scored 15 points and South Carolina had a dominating first-half performance to beat UTEP 80-56 in Friday’s consolation bracket of the relocated Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

  • Iowa State tops App State 104-98 in Puerto Rico Tip-Off

    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Iowa State gave coach Steve Prohm the response he wanted to see.

  • Boise State tops UTEP 58-56 in Puerto Rico Tip-Off 1st round

    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Chandler Hutchison had the go-ahead three-point play in the final seconds to help Boise State rally past UTEP 58-56 on Thursday in the relocated Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

  • New Jersey Sen. Menendez’s bribery trial ends in a hung jury

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday with the jury hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. Prosecutors did not immediately say whether they plan to retry the lawmaker.

  • Redbirds beat Gamecocks 69-65 in Puerto Rico Tip-Off

    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Illinois State coach Dan Muller decided to switch things up defensively and told his Redbirds to keep attacking off the dribble through contact — even if there were no fouls called — against a physical power-conference opponent.

  • Jamaica’s Carter at court for Bolt Olympic relay medal case

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has testified at the Court of Arbitration for Sport to appeal against disqualification from the 2008 Olympics in a doping case that cost Usain Bolt a 4×100-meter relay gold medal.