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Colleges: UB can’t handle A&M’s big men

Texas A&M, ranked eighth in the country, got a well-rounded scoring effort as the Aggies defeated the UB men, 89-73, at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas.

All five of Texas A&M’s starters scored in double figures, including four scoring at least 12 points. As a team, the Aggies shot 51 percent from the floor. UB was 38 percent.

Duane Wilson (23 points, 11 assists) and Tyler Davis (16 points, 11 rebounds) each had double-doubles for the Aggies (11-1). Still, UB only trailed by five with 3:07 left.

Texas A&M was not afraid of going inside to their bigs to get their points, outscoring the Bulls 50-14 inside. The Bulls were outrebounded in the game, 44-34, but held the advantage in offensive rebounds, 15-12.

UB played contrary to the Aggies, shooting 17-of-39 (44 percent) from beyond the three-point line.

CJ Massinburg led the Bulls (7-5) with 20 points. He added eight rebounds and five assists.

For the UB women, Stephanie Reid’s three-point play with five seconds left helped lift the Bulls over St. John’s, 73-72.

St. John’s missed a shot at the buzzer to win.

Junior transfer Autumn Jones scored a team-high 17 points for the Bulls (9-2).

A 29-point fourth quarter for Hofstra helped the Pride beat St. Bonaventure, 71-68 in Hempstead.

The Bonnies (5-8) held a 10-point lead after the third quarter, 52-42, before Hofstra went on a 12-2 run in the final 2:15.

Danielle Migliore scored a career-high 23 points for the Bonnies. Senior guard Mariah Ruff added 18 points.

Orange host Bonnies

Syracuse, winners of their last 14 games against St. Bonaventure, will host the Bonnies tonight at the Carrier Dome (Radio 95.7 FM, 1450 AM, 7 p.m.).

After beating Elon on Tuesday, the Canisius men (5-7) look to win their second straight as they face Robert Morris (6-6) in Pittsburgh (Radio 1230, 102.9 FM, 7 p.m.).

Coming off a huge upset over UB on Monday, the Niagara women (2-8) travel to Cornell (2-8) for a noon tipoff in search of their second straight win.

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