MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings had 21 points and 12 rebounds as Louisiana-Monroe beat Appalachian State 89-80 in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tourney on Tuesday...
Shabazz leads Appalachian St. past Coastal Carolina 88-79
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Ronshad Shabazz had 20 points as Appalachian State defeated Coastal Carolina 88-79 on Saturday.
Justin Forrest had 18 points and eight rebounds for Appalachian State (9-16, 4-8 Sun Belt Conference). Isaac Johnson added 14 points and eight rebounds. Adrian Delph had 11 points for the hosts.
Ajay Sanders scored a career-high 22 points for the Chanticleers (12-12, 6-6). Zac Cuthbertson added 17 points and eight rebounds. Tyrell Gumbs-Frater had 13 points.
Forrest scores 32 as Appalachian State wins third straight
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Justin Forrest scored 32 points, including 6 of 9 on 3-pointers, and Appalachian State defeated UL Monroe 85-84 on Saturday, the Mountaineers' third consecutive victory.
Forrest's season-high came on 11-of-18 shooting from the field and 4 of 5 from the free-throw line. Isaac Johnson had 13 points, Ronshad Shabazz 12, and Adrian Delph and Tyrell Johnson scored 11 each for Appalachian State 8-14, 3-6 Sun Belt). The Mountaineers shot 56 percent.
Varnado scores 27, Troy holds off Appalachian State, 89-85
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Justin Varnado put up 27 points, grabbed eight boards and dished six assists and Troy bounced back from its first loss in five games to beat Appalachian State, 89-85 in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday afternoon.
The Trojans had a four-game win streak snapped by Coastal Carolina in the conference opener.
Battle leads Appalachian State to 82-73 win over NCCU
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Joseph Battle came off the bench to score a career-high 18 points and lead Appalachian State to an 82-73 victory over North Carolina Central on Saturday.
Appalachian State (4-5) has won all four of its home games and three of its last four after opening the season 1-4.
Trio combines for 62, Appalachian State tops Howard, 100-86
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — The trio of Justin Forrest, Ronhsad Shabazz and Tyrell Johnson combined for 62 points — 21, 21 and 20, respectively — and Appalachian State never trailed, topping Howard 100-86 Tuesday night in the first meeting between the teams.
Tyrell Johnson's 20 points was a season best. Isaac Johnson added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Mountaineers (3-5), who are 3-0 at home. Adrian Delph added 11 points