Wis. (AP) — Khalil Small made a key 3-pointer with 3:30 to
play and Green Bay held on to beat Akron 66-63 on Tuesday
Cooper scored 14 points to lead Green Bay (2-3). Jordan
Fouse added nine points and 16 rebounds.
Forsythe and Antino Jackson had 14 points apiece to lead
made a layup to stretch the Phoenix lead to 55-48. Jake
Kretzer made a 3-pointer, Isaiah Johnson a pair of free
throws, and Jackson added another 3-pointer and the Zips led
56-55 with six minutes remaining.
Love tipped in a shot, and split a pair of free throws
before Small's 3-pointer stretched the Phoenix lead to
61-56. Kretzer made another 3-pointer to pull the Zips to
61-59. Fouse made a layup and Cooper was 3 of 6 from the
line to cap the Phoenix scoring.
3-point attempt to tie it at the buzzer fell short.
YORK (AP) — Henry Ellenson scored 14 of his 18 points
after halftime leading Marquette to a 78-73 overtime victory
over Arizona State in the championship game of the Legends
Classic on Tuesday night.
began 2 of 7 from the floor but finished 6 of 14 and was
named the tournament's MVP.
freshman forward scored on Marquette's first possession of
overtime when he hit a turnaround jumper for a 69-67 lead.
The Golden Eagles (3-2) took the lead for good at 74-73 when
Duane Wilson split a pair at the line with 95 seconds
remaining and Ellenson increased the lead to 76-73 with 32.7
seconds remaining with two free throws after faking a
State's Gerry Blakes fired an air ball on a 3-point attempt
on the next possession, then Traci Carter made 1 of 2 from
the line with 17.3 seconds remaining and Blakes missed a
State fell to 3-2.
Fla. (AP) — Derrick Colter scored a career-high 27 before
fouling out with 2:36 left in overtime and Micah Mason
scored four points in the final 43 seconds to help Duquesne
hold off Milwaukee for a 96-92 win on Tuesday.
made 4 3-pointers, finished with 26 points and tied a career
high with nine assists. Eric James added 15 points and came
up with two steals in the final 52 seconds of overtime.
Tiby hit a 3-pointer to put Milwaukee up 92-88 with 2:14
left in overtime.
Gill answered with a 3 on the other end and, after James
came up with a steal, Mason made a driving layup to put
Duquesne (4-1) up 93-92.
got a stop and Mason hit two free throws before James got
another steal and hit 1 of 2 from the stipe to seal it.
scored a career-high 29 points for Milwaukee (4-3).
BAY, Wis. (AP) — Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is looking
forward to the anticipated returns of two of his Packers
predecessors on Thanksgiving night.
Favre's name and retired number will be unveiled inside the
stadium at halftime of Green Bay's game against the Chicago
the completion of a season-long reconciliation between Favre
and the franchise that he helped revived when he arrived in
sides had a messy split in 2008. Favre was replaced by
Rodgers, a first-round draft pick who was the backup for
said on Tuesday that there has been a good, proper healing
process for everybody involved.
of Fame quarterback Bart Starr is also expected to attend on
Thursday. He is recovering from two strokes and a heart
BAY, Wis. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr has
been tossing the football again as he prepares to return to
Lambeau Field for a special ceremony on Thanksgiving
honoring another Green Bay Packers legend, Brett Favre.
and his wife Cherry visited recently with WTMJ-TV's Lance
Allan in Alabama where Number 15 has been working out at the
gym in Birmingham three times a week and exceeding his
is moving a little slower these days after two strokes and a
heart attack, but he's on track to make the trip to
Wisconsin — a trip the Starrs say could be their last to
Starrs have twice flown to Mexico to take a chance on two
experimental stem cell treatments. They believe it has made
a difference in Bart's recovery.
OF FAME SEMIFINALISTS
(AP) — Brett Favre, Terrell Owens and Alan Faneca are
semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in their
first year of eligibility.
group of 25 semifinalists has been announced Tuesday by the
Canton, Ohio, shrine.
semifinalists, all of them previously eligible, include Kurt
Warner, Isaac Bruce, Morten Andersen, Tony Boselli, Kevin
Mawae, Tony Dungy, Marvin Harrison, Orlando Pace and John
nominated by the seniors committee are Ken Stabler and Dick
Stanfel. The 2016 contributor candidate is former 49ers
owner Edward DeBartolo, Jr.
finalists will be announced in January. Voting will
culminate Feb. 6, the night before the Super Bowl. While
there is no set number for any class of enshrinees, the
selection process bylaws provide that between four and eight
new members will be selected.
will be in August.
TEN-RETURN MAN AWARD
Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten's top performer on kickoffs, punt
returns or both will receive the Rodgers-Dwight Return
Specialist of the Year trophy beginning this season.
conference on Tuesday announced the new award named in honor
of former return specialists Johnny Rodgers of Nebraska and
Tim Dwight of Iowa.
and Dwight will be recognized Friday at the Iowa-Nebraska
game in Lincoln, Nebraska. Rodgers was a two-time
All-American who won the Heisman Trophy in 1972. Dwight was
a two-time first-team All-American as a punt returner,
earning consensus All-America honors in 1997.
Big Ten also will expand its all-conference teams, adding a
third team to first-team, second-team and honorable mention