Appalachian State beats Coastal Carolina 76-67
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Craig Hinton scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Appalachian State beat Coastal Carolina 76-67 on Saturday in a regular-season finale.
Hinton was 7 of 10 from the floor including three from distance for the Mountaineers (14-17, 9-9 Sun Belt Conference), who finish the regular season tied with Louisiana-Monroe for sixth place in the conference standings. Griffin Kinney added 18 points and eight rebounds, Ronshad Shabazz had 11 points and Tyrell Johnson 10.
Forrest, Shabazz help Appalachian State fend off Little Rock
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Justin Forrest and Ronshad Shabazz each scored 18 points and Tyrell Johnson made a critical shot block and Appalachian State turned back Little Rock 69-67 Saturday night.
Nursing a 65-62 lead with 18 seconds left in the game, Johnson blocked Little Rock's K.J. Gilmore on a drive to the basket, and Craig Hinton grabbed the rebound and was fouled. Hinton sank both for Appalachian State (13-17, 8-9 Sun Belt), making it a two possession game.
Kinney leads with 17, Appalachian St. upends Texas St. 59-56
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Griffin Kinney scored 17 points with seven rebounds and Appalachian State upended Texas State 59-56 on Saturday night.
Williams hits late 3 to lead Appalachian St. to 79-73 win
MONROE, La. (AP) — O'Showen Williams drilled a 3-pointer in the final minutes and Justin Forrest added a late layup to secure Appalachian State's 79-73 win over Louisiana Monroe in Sun Belt Conference action on Saturday afternoon.
Shabazz scores 21, Appalachian State hangs on 80-76
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Ronshad Shabazz scored 21 points, including a pair of key free throws with 22 seconds left, and Appalachian State blew most of a 25-point second-half lead before pulling out an 80-76 win over UT Arlington on Sunday.
The Mountaineers (7-8, 2-0 Sun Belt) were leading by 12 with 1:02 remaining and then were nearly undone by 8-of-14 free-throw shooting before ending a four-game losing streak to the Mavericks (9-6, 0-2).
Appalachian State beats Texas State 66-62 in Sun Belt opener
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Ronshad Shabazz scored 20 points, Justin Forrest added 14 points including a key 3-pointer, and Appalachian State closed on a 5-0 surge to beat Texas State 66-62 on Friday night in a Sun Belt opener.
Tre'Larenz Nottingham made a layup and two free throws to give Texas State a 62-61 lead with 1:41 to play. Shabazz split a pair of free throws, Forrest hit a 3 with 18 seconds left, and Isaac Johnson made one of two free throws to seal it for Appalachian State (6-8).
Appalachian State rolls to 84-61 win over South Florida
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Ronshad Shabazz scored 21 points with five assists as Appalachian State rolled to an 84-61 win over South Florida on Saturday night.
Shabazz was 9 of 18 from the field and sank both of his free throws. Justin Forrest added 19 points and five assists for the Mountaineers (5-4). Tyrell Johnson had 13 points and Isaac Johnson had 10 rebounds.