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Georgia Regents wins behind Doby

In Raleigh, N.C., Harold Doby scored a career-high 28 points as Georgia Regents rallied to beat Shaw 74-69 on Saturday in a nonconference basketball game.

Doby scored 17 of his points in the second half as the Jaguars (3-1) battled back from a six-point deficit. He hit eight of 10 shots from the field and 12 of 17 from the free-throw line. He also had eight rebounds.

With the victory, the Jags improved to 3-1 on the season and 15-5 all-time under head coach Dip Metress against teams from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• In St. Leo, Fla., the Lions of St. Leo ended the USC Aiken men’s basketball team’s five-game winning streak, stopping the Pacers 84-80 in the St. Leo Tournament.

The Pacers (5-2) were led by Jesse Seilern, who had 16 points before fouling out.

The difference in the game came at the free-throw line. St. Leo hit 33 of 39 attempts; USC Aiken hit 20 of 35.

St. Leo improves to 7-1.

• At the HEAL Complex, the Paine College men finished the HBCU Classic unbeaten after stopping Concordia-Selma 89-81 on Saturday.

The Lions (4-2) beat Talladega College 111-70 in Friday’s first game of the doubleheader.

In Saturday’s victory, Kedric Taylor led Paine with 22 points and 10 rebounds and Sean Morgan added 16 points. Taylor had 16 points in Friday’s victory.

Tavin Cummings had a game-high 27 points for Concordia-Selma (6-4).

• In Atlanta, Whitney Rohrbach’s jump shot with a second left in overtime lifted the Georgia Regents women’s basketball team to a 68-67 victory over Miles in the Clark Atlanta Classic.

Becky Newhouse banked in a 3-pointer to force overtime for the Jaguars, now 1-2.

Newhouse had 12 points and 11 rebounds.

• In Aiken, the USC Aiken women's basketball team dropped to 1-4 after losing to St. Augustine’s 68-63 in overtime.

Porsha Martin had 15 points for the Pacers, who hit only 32 percent of their shots from the field.

• In Florence, S.C., USC Aiken’s volleyball team scored its second consecutive upset victory and will play in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament title game today.

The sixth-seeded Pacers stopped No. 2 Flagler 3-1 on Saturday, a day after beating third-seeded Francis Marion 3-2.

USC Aiken lost the first game on Saturday, 25-20, then won the final three games
25-22, 25-21 and 25-23.

Now, the Pacers (19-12) get defending tournament champion Armstrong Atlantic State, which is 29-1 after beating Montevallo 3-0 in the other semifinal. The championship game starts at 2 p.m. Armstrong Atlantic State beat USC Aiken 3-0 and 3-1 during the regular season.

In USC Aiken’s latest victory, Endea Ellison had 14 kills while Sheila Walsh had 24 assists.

• In Spokane, Wash., Georgia Regents’ men’s cross country team finished 31st at the NCAA Championships. Senior Jaiden Brandt finished 67th to lead the Jaguars in the 10K at Plantes Ferry Athletic Complex.

It was the Jaguars’ first appearance in the championship.

Brandt had a time of 31:44.5. Senior Dustin Ross finished 165th in 33:05.7, sophomore Preston Jones took 207th in 33:49.1, junior Shane Huckeba finished in 34:16.0 for 220th and freshman Nick Del Guercio finished 232nd in 34:38.4, senior Adam Aldridge was 234th in 35:09.3 and Matt Johnson was 238th with 35:21.8.

Tabor Stevens led Adams State to its fifth title in the past six years, winning the race in a time of 29:50.1.


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