co-player of week
YORK, Pa. — Frostburg State senior guard Christian Jackson was selected Capital Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Co-Player of the Week after averaging 32 points per game in two games a week ago.
Jackson had 28 points and eight rebounds in a loss to 12th ranked St. Mary’s, then poured in 36 points, two points shy of his career best, grabbed 11 rebounds, handed out four assists and had three steals in an overtime loss to Salisbury on Saturday. He shot 52.6 percent from the field, including 5-of-8 (62.5 percent) from three-point range in the loss to the Sea Gulls.
Jackson, who was third in the country among NCAA Division III scorers entering the weekend, has 601 points this season and is second on FSU’s all-time single-season scoring list. He is averaging 26.1 points per game and needs 66 more points to break the FSU record held by Eddie Rutledge (1985-1986).
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Broadfording powers past Calvary Christian
Four players scored in double figures and Broadfording caught fire from outside and left Calvary behind in a 90-38 win over the Eagles in their Mason-Dixon Christian Conference opener.
Fort Hill’s approach is all-inclusive
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Frostburg State skid hits six
An early second-half surge proved too much for Frostburg State as it dropped its Capital Athletic Conference opener to Mary Washington, 75-48, Wednesday evening at Bobcat Arena.
Fearer League to begin 66th season
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NASCAR changes Hall of Fame eligibility process
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Sports world mourns death of Mandela
When it came to sports, Nelson Mandela had the ability to inspire inspirational figures and leave global stars star-struck.
The former South African president, Nobel Peace Prize winner and anti-apartheid icon died Thursday at the age of 95, leading to a vast outpouring of emotional tributes from sporting bodies and the world’s best-known athletes.
North Carolina beats No. 1 Michigan State 79-65
J.P. Tokoto had 12 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to help North Carolina beat No. 1 Michigan State 79-65 Wednesday night, giving the Tar Heels another impressive victory in their inconsistent season.
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