Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Williams lifts Raptors past Celtics, 92-89

Boston Celtics guard Phil Pressey (26) drives through Toronto Raptors defenders during the first quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game in Portland, Maine, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Louis Williams made a 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left to give the Toronto Raptors a 92-89 victory over the Boston Celtics in an exhibition game Wednesday night.

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James, Cavs spoil Pacers’ West’s return to Xavier

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives past Indiana Pacers guard George Hill (3) in the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Cincinnati. Cleveland won 98-93. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — LeBron James returned to Cleveland’s lineup and scored 10 of his 26 points in the third quarter to help the Cavaliers beat the Indiana Pacers 98-93 Wednesday night, spoiling David West’s return to Xavier.

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Jones expects new arrivals to help LSU into NCAAs

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Johnny Jones’ first couple years as LSU’s head coach has been defined by improvement, but also roster turnover.

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Florida suspends Walker for 1st 2 games of season

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has suspended highly touted forward Chris Walker for the first two games of the season for violating team rules.

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Prep, former Illini hoops coach McClain dies

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Former Illinois assistant coach and current Champaign Central High School head basketball coach Wayne McCain has died. He was 59.

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