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Thursday, January 16, 2020 1:00 am

College Basketball

Irish prevail against Jackets

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ATLANTA – Prentiss Hubb scored 25 points, John Mooney recorded another double-double and Notre Dame pulled away late to beat Georgia Tech 78-74 on Wednesday night.

Hubb's follow-up layup gave the Fighting Irish (11-6, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) a 67-64 lead. T.J. Gibbs added a 3-pointer to stretch the lead to six points with 1:04 remaining.

Jose Alvarado's layup with 6 seconds left cut Notre Dame's lead to 77-74. Hubb made one of two free throws with four seconds remaining for the final margin.

Gibbs had 17 points Dane Goodwin had 15.

Michael Devoe led Georgia Tech (8-9, 3-4) with 22 points and nine rebounds. Moses Wright had 16 points.

INDIANA TECH 65, UM-DEARBORN 39: At the Schaefer Center, Cory McKinney scored 15 points to lead the Warriors.

Josh Kline added 12 points and six rebounds while Max Huber added 10 points for Tech (12-8, 8-2 WHAC). Junior guard Jalen Paul, who starred at Trine, Churubusco, and Canterbury, led UM-Dearborn (13-7, 6-4) with nine points.

Women

INDIANA TECH 78, UM-DEARBORN 42: At the Schaefer Center, DeAnn Kauffman scored 22 points as the No. 13 Warriors shot 49.1% (27 of 55).

Tech (15-4, 9-1 WHAC), which led 43-22 at halftime, also got 16 points from Erika Foy, 14 from Alexis Hill, and 12 points from Emma Wolfe. The warriors outscored UM-Dearborn (11-9, 4-6) 44-18 in the paint.

SAINT FRANCIS 73, MT. VERNON NAZARENE 66: In Mount Vernon, Ohio, Lauren McBryar scored 23 points to lead the No. 11 Cougars to the Crossroads League win.

Freshman center and Central Noble graduate Meleah Leatherman added 10 points and five rebounds for Saint Francis (14-4, 5-2 CL).

CENTRAL MICHIGAN 66, BALL STATE 39: In Mount Pleasant, Michigan, the three-time MAC regular season champion Chippewas (11-4, 4-0 MAC) was too much for Ball State, who lost for the first time in seven games. Ball State (11-5, 3-1), which had not lost a game since Dec. 7, lost its first league loss of the season.

The Cardinals were led in scoring by this week's MAC West Division Player of the Week honoree, junior Oshlynn Brown, who scored 10 points and pulled down six rebounds.


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