Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Night 36° Partly Cloudy

Doleac Fuels Utah Past Smu

Associated Press

Top 25 men

Michael Doleac scored 19 points and pulled down nine rebounds as No. 5 Utah defeated Southern Methodist 84-63 Thursday night in Salt Lake City.

Utah (18-3 overall, 10-1 Western Athletic Conference) led the Mustangs (13-9, 5-7) 41-29 at halftime before Doleac scored twice in the lane during an 11-2 run. Ben Caton’s bank shot with 16:24 to play gave the Utes a 52-31 lead.

(8) Cincinnati 69, St. Louis 56

In Cincinnati, Darnell Burton scored 21 as the Bearcats (19-4, 7-1 Conference USA) overcame a slow start to beat the Billikens (8-14, 2-7).

(10) Maryland 73, Florida St. 57

Keith Booth scored 17 and the Terrapins (19-5, 8-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) used a 21-2 first-half run to beat the Seminoles (13-8, 4-8) in College Park, Md.

(13) New Mexico 81, Rice 64

Charles Smith scored 19 as the Lobos (19-4, 8-3 Western Athletic Conference) beat the Owls (11-10, 5-6) in Albuquerque, N.M.

UAB 64, (23) Tulane 61

Damon Cobb hit a 3-point basket with 15 seconds left as the Blazers (14-10, 5-5 Conference USA) beat the Green Wave (16-8, 7-2) in New Orleans.

Charleston 85, Fla. International 81

Sedric Webber, Rodney Conner, Thaddeous Delaney and Anthony Johnson scored 14 points each as the Cougars (22-2, 13-0 Trans America Athletic Conference) rallied to beat the Golden Panthers (11-12, 9-4) in Miami.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.

Annual health and dental insurance enrollment period open now

 (Courtesy Washington Healthplanfinder)

2020 has been a stressful year for myriad reasons.