NEW BRITAIN, Conn.
Tyler Kohl headed a quartet of double-figure scorers with 18 points, pulled down 14 rebound and dished out six assists on Wednesday night to propel Central Connecticut to an 84-57 men’s basketball victory over the University of Maine at Detrick Gymnasium.
Sydney Underhill-Tilton had a double-double as the Richmond High School girls basketball team rolled to a 48-27 Mountain Valley Conference win over Winthrop on Wednesday.
The Bobcats have won three in a row and stand at 3- 1. Richmond hosts Boothbay today at 5:30 p.m.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C.
Fletcher Magee scored 27 points to help Wofford stun No. 5 North Carolina 79-75 on Wednesday night, snapping the reigning national champion’s 23-game home winning streak.
The Terriers (8-4) led the entire second half and by as many as 14 points before holding off UNC’s late-game run for a huge road win and their first win over a ranked team in 23 games.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School girls “Black” and “Orange” jayvee basketball teams both earned wins on Tuesday.
WALDOBORO — Medomak Valley used a strong second quarter to take charge in earning a 45-25 victory over Morse in jayvee high school girls basketball action on Tuesday.
The Shipbuilders (1-3) trailed 14-12 after a quarter, but fell into a deeper hole, 29-19, by halftime.
The Panthers held Morse scoreless in the fourth quarter.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick seventh-grade girls basketball team defeated Lewiston, 33-29 recently.
Kelsie Carlton led the Dragons with 15 points. Gabby Swain and Ellie Sullivan each chipped in with six points, while Jordyn Cummings hauled in five rebounds in the victory.
Hannah Lay played tough on defense and Ellis Noetzel came off the bench to help lift Brunswick.
LEWISTON — The Lewiston seventh-grade boys basketball team edged Mt. Ararat, 47-45 in recent action.
Mt. Ararat was led by Lucas Holman’s game-high 24 points, while Parker Bate chipped in with 17 points, including three treys in the loss.
Shafi Ibrahim led Lewiston with 14 points, while Jibril Holloman added 12.
Sean Couturier scored off his own rebound to snap a tie early in the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 on Wednesday night for their seventh victory in eight games.
Kelly Olynyk was honored by the Boston Celtics and showered with cheers by their fans.
Then he went out and beat his old team.
Looking at the stats, there’s a quarter where one team scored six points, turned the ball over 12 times in one half, and was outrebounded in the other, 15-4. That same team had 16 steals, created 17 turnovers, and held its opponent to six second-half points.
President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off U.S. funding to countries that oppose his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has raised the stakes in Thursday’s U.N. vote and sparked criticism at his tactics, which one Muslim group called bullying or blackmail.
The Republican senator who became an internet sensation with his rapid-fire takedown of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominee received an unexpected call — from the president.
Three women who have accused Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct say they are still able to watch his movies because they are able to separate the artist from his actions.
One of his alleged victims, Cori Thomas, said she still has admiration for him — though she now sees him as a fallen idol.
SEOUL, South Korea
South Korean soldiers fired 20 warning machine gun rounds today, turning back North Korean soldiers apparently pursuing a comrade who had earlier dashed across the rivals’ shared border, officials said. It is the fourth time this year a North Korean soldier has defected across the world’s most heavily armed border.
Even after two terror attacks and a driver’s deadly rampage through Times Square, New York City is on track to smash its modern era low for homicides in a year.