BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Ayana Mitchell scored a career-high 27 points on 11-of-13 shooting with 12 rebounds and a game-saving blocked shot with a second left and LSU defeated Alabama 79-78 in overtime in the regular-season finale on Sunday.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Deriece Parks scored 19 points with eight rebounds and March Gosselin scored 13 with 12 rebounds and Western Carolina beat The Citadel 92-75 on Sunday in a Southern Conference finale.
Western Carolina (13-18, 8-10) enters the conference tournament as the No. 6 seed and The Citadel (10-20, 8-10) as the eighth seed.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Caliya Robinson had 12 points and 12 rebounds, including the putback with 3.2 seconds left in regulation, and No. 19 Georgia pulled out a 49-43 win in overtime over Alabama on Thursday night.
Gabby Connally had all five of her points in overtime, a 3-pointer to open the scoring and two free throws with 24 seconds left. The Crimson Tide missed all eight of their shots in the extra session
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Devin Sibley scored 23 points, John Davis III added 18 with four 3-pointers, and Furman scored a season-high 58 first-half points in its 100-66 blowout of Western Carolina on Saturday to take control of fourth place in Southern Conference play.
Matt Rafferty scored 13 points, Daniel Fowler added 10, and the Paladins (15-7, 6-3) made 15 3-pointers and shot 51.6 percent from the floor to the Catamounts' 34.5 percent.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Ashley Williams scored 17 points with three 3-pointers, Mike Amius added 13 points with three of 14 steals, and Western Carolina routed Div. II Southern Wesleyan 108-48 on Thursday night in its final non-conference game of the season.
Marcus Thomas scored 10 points for the Catamounts (9-11, 5-2 Southern Conference), who hit 14 3-pointers, shot 53.9 percent from the field, and forced 24 Warriors turnovers. Williams and Amius combined to go 12 for 12 from the field.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Marc Gosselin scored 16 points, Mike Amius had 13 with 12 rebounds and Western Carolina turned back VMI 65-58 on Monday night.
Ashley Williams also had 13 points for the Catamounts (8-10, 4-2 Southern Conference) and Deriece Parks had 11.
Bubba Parham had 20 points and Keither Smith, who was 4 for 4 from 3-point range, had 18 for the Keydets (5-11, 0-5), who have lost six straight.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ashley Williams hit back-to-back 3-pointers to reclaim the lead and Marcus Thomas scored five of his nine points in the final 1:27 as Western Carolina held off The Citadel 81-79 in a Southern Conference opener for both teams on Saturday.
Desmond Johnson led Western Carolina (5-8) with 19 points, eight rebounds and eight steals — all three are career bests. Mike Amius added 12 points, Williams 11 and Marc Gosselin scored nine points with 11 rebounds.
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — Police say a West Texas woman reported missing has been found slain in an Odessa trash bin and her boyfriend's roommate is charged with her death.
Police say 22-year-old Kevin Lee Roberts of Odessa was being held Wednesday on a murder charge after his arrest near Weatherford, nearly 300 miles (482 kilometers) away. Roberts was located Tuesday night driving a car belonging to the victim's boyfriend, who hours earlier reported her missing.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Chealey scored 18 points, Grant Riller added 17 and Charleston cruised to a 69-60 victory over Western Carolina on Thursday night.
Chealey was just 3-of-11 shooting from the floor, but made a pair of 3-pointers and 10 of 15 free throws. Riller was 5 of 15 from the floor. Cameron Johnson added 11 points for Charleston (5-2).
Mike Amius scored 22 points to lead Western Carolina (2-6), which is 0-5 on the road.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton has banned a supporter who appeared to aim a punch at a Lyon player in a Europa League game.
The unnamed fan, who was holding a child with one arm, targeted goalkeeper Anthony Lopes during a second-half melee that was instigated by Everton defender Ashley Williams' barge on Lopes on Thursday.
Everton says the supporter will be banned from attending games.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic converted a penalty in the fourth minute of stoppage time as Manchester United salvaged a 1-1 draw against Everton to extend its unbeaten run in the Premier League to 20 matches on Tuesday.
In a dramatic finish, Everton defender Ashley Williams blocked a shot by United substitute Luke Shaw with his hand — earning him a straight red card — and Ibrahimovic slotted home the resulting spot kick on his return from a three-match domestic ban.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Dominique Wilson scored 17 points and No. 18 North Carolina State turned back Virginia 59-48 despite missing 11 free throws in the fourth quarter on Sunday.
Ashley Williams added 12 points for the Wolfpack (22-7, 12-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who matched the 1998 Final Four team in conference wins. They enter the league tournament as the fourth seed because of an earlier overtime win over Louisville, which is also 12-4.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dominique Wilson scored 19 points, Ashley Williams added 18 on six 3-pointers and No. 18 North Carolina State started fast and cruised to an 80-60 win over North Carolina on Thursday night.
Senior Miah Spencer scored five seconds into the game, Jennifer Mathurin and Williams nailed 3-pointers and the Wolfpack (21-7, 11-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) turned the rivalry game into a rout. It was 30-14 after one quarter and 54-33 at the half.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ashley Williams came off the bench to score 20 points and Western Carolina led wire-to-wire, posting an 84-80 win over The Citadel Wednesday night.
The Catamounts held a 49-31 lead at the break and maintained a double-digit advantage until the Bulldogs made it 74-65 on an Ezekiel Balogun free throw with 4:08 left.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Miah Spencer scored 23 points, Dominique Wilson had 19 and No. 17 North Carolina State used a dominate second quarter to defeat Virginia Tech 85-71 on Sunday.
Spencer was 11 of 16 from the field and had nine rebounds and six assists, and Wilson had seven assists, five rebounds and four steals as the Wolfpack (19-6, 9-3 ACC) won its third straight.
ATLANTA (AP) — Dominique Wilson scored 23 points, Chelsea Nelson had 15 points and eight rebounds, and No. 17 North Carolina State outscored Georgia Tech 14-6 in overtime for a 75-67 victory on Thursday night.
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — State police in Maine say one person was killed and another injured during the collision of a tanker truck and passenger vehicle on Interstate 295 in Freeport.
Authorities say 70-year-old Richard A. Clark, of Canaan, was hauling milk in a tanker truck around 10:15 a.m. Saturday when he tried to avoid crushing a car that had spun out in front of him. The two vehicles hit the median guardrail and Clark's tanker overturned, landing on its side.
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CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Ashley Williams scored 24 points, Adam Sledd had 16 points and eight rebounds, and Western Carolina beat Division II Mars Hill 87-71 on Wednesday.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Chealey hit 3 of 4 from long range to total 18 points and Jarrell Brantley also nailed 3 of 4 from beyond the arc for 17 as College of Charleston rolled over Western Carolina 77-59 on Thursday night.
Grant Riller added 10 points and Marquise Pointer chipped in nine while dishing our four assists.
Charleston (9-4), which has won six of its last seven games, held its fifth opponent this season in the 50s or less.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Devin Peterson scored 18 points, Haboubacar Mutombo added 13, and Western Carolina beat High Point 70-65 on Monday night, snapping a two-game skid.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — With the tackles flying in and the noise levels ramping up inside Goodison Park, Arsenal's players faced a huge test of their Premier League title credentials in the final minutes of a tight game against Everton.
They caved in.
Ashley Williams headed home an 86th-minute winner on Tuesday to earn Everton a 2-1 victory and end Arsenal's 14-match unbeaten run in the league. A win would have lifted Arsenal into first place.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Ashley Williams scored an 86th-minute winner as Everton came from behind to beat title-chasing Arsenal 2-1 at Goodison Park on Tuesday.
Arsenal's title credentials took a hit with sloppy defending at the end of both halves, with right back Seamus Coleman heading home unmarked for the equalizer in the 44th minute and center back Williams rising highest at a corner to glance in the winner.
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities have identified the domestic violence suspect fatally shot by Chicago police after he fired at them during a foot chase.
The Cook County Medical Examiner's office says 33-year-old Richard Grimes of Chicago died at Stroger Hospital early Monday.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of two people in Shreveport's Mooretown neighborhood.
Local news outlets report 25-year-old Arthur Anderson was arrested Sunday and faces two counts of second-degree murder.
The Caddo Parish Coroner's Office identified victims as 37-year-old Huey Leonard and 27-year-old Ashley Williams.
Police found the couple Saturday night inside a car with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body.