Ahead of a short festive season break for the NCAA Division I players Yuat Alok scored in double figures for the third time in the last five games as New Mexico State beat Texas Permian Basin. The senior forward scored 14 points on 6 from 9 shooting and at the defensive end downed 7 rebounds, 2 blocks and a steal. New Mexico are an impressive 11-2 this season.
There were 4 points and 4 rebounds for Sam Mennenga as Davidson achieved a notable result knocking off #10 ranked Alabama 79-78 on Wednesday.
24 hours later Mennenga scored 8 points and added 6 boards as Davidson beat Johnson & Wales 106-64 for an eighth consecutive win.
Other Men’s Results:
St Mary’s 75 (Dan Fotu 2pts, 1reb) Missouri State 58
South Dakota 57 (Kruz Perrott-Hunt 8pts, 3rebs) Kansas City 68
Abilene Christian 74 (Tobias Cameron 5pts, 3 rebs, 2a) Longwood 58
In women’s Division I play #19 ranked BYU improved to 10-1 on the season by defeating Montana State 89-67.
Freshman Arielle Mackey-Williams made her highest score of the season making 9 points (4/5FG), Kaylee Smiler scored 5 points and Tegan Graham continued her good form with 10 points (3/6FG) and 4 assists.
Other Women’s Results:
St Mary’s 55 (Tayla Dalton 7pts, 1reb, 1bl, 1stl/ Amy West 2pts, 6rebs, 1a) Cal Berkeley 73
Texas 70 (Kobe King-Hawea 3pts, 1reb) Princeton 53