January 3, 1991 |
Anthony Peeler and Doug Smith each scored 29 points as Missouri defeated Memphis State, 96-82, in a nonconference men's basketball game Wednesday night. Peeler missed only one shot en route to scoring 18 points in the first half. In the second half, it was Smith, the Big Eight Conference player of the year last season, who led the way with 21 points. Elliot Perry led Memphis State (6-5) with 19 points.
November 22, 1994 |
Derek Harper made a key steal with 51 seconds to play and New York held San Antonio scoreless in the final 1:51 as the Knicks defeated the Spurs, 92-88, Monday night. Patrick Ewing scored 13 points in 34 minutes despite an injured right knee. The Spurs held Knick guard John Starks scoreless in the fourth quarter. Charles Oakley led New York with 16 points and helped Ewing clog the middle against Spurs center David Robinson. Robinson still scored 29 points and pulled down 12 rebounds.
November 12, 1986 |
USC, with three oral commitments, and UCLA, with two, are both seeking even bigger hauls as the week-long early signing period begins today for high school basketball players around the country. The Trojans, in Coach George Raveling's first full year of recruiting, are expected to sign Ronnie Coleman of Compton Dominguez, Duane Cooper of Lakewood and Calvin Banks of Toledo, Ohio. Beyond that, they are still in the running for David Whitmore of Playa del Rey St.
March 12, 1999 |
Stephon Marbury was traded to the New Jersey Nets on Thursday in a nine-player deal involving the Minnesota Timberwolves and Milwaukee Bucks. Minnesota owner Glen Taylor said Marbury, who helped turn the Timberwolves into one of the best teams in the Western Conference, moves to the Nets along with guards Chris Carr and Elliot Perry and forward Bill Curley.
December 16, 2000
With the shot clock winding down and the Phoenix Suns hot on the comeback trail, Clipper point guard Jeff McInnis knew what he had to do. After being passive on offense in the first half, McInnis was the Clippers' top scorer after halftime and he wasn't going to stop shooting at a key moment in the fourth quarter.
March 15, 1991 |
Dave Buckner scored 25 points, including six of seven shots from three-point range, as Fordham defeated South Florida, 76-66, at Tampa, Fla., in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. Fordham shot 77.8% in the second half to improve to 25-7--the best record of any team that wasn't selected to play in the NCAA tournament. Radenko Dobras led South Florida (19-11) with 16 points.