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Saturday's local college basketball roundup: Former WCA star Powers leads Hampton to rout of Radford

Deron Powers had 18 points and six assists to help Hampton University (7-7) rout Radford 87-60 Saturday at the HU Convocation Center.

Powers, a sophomore from Williamsburg Christian Academy, had support from Du'Vaughn Maxwell (16 points), Emmanuel Okoroba (13 points, five rebounds) and Phoebus High product Brian Darden, who had nine points against the school from where he transferred.

For the Highlanders (10-5), Kion Brown had 12 points and 10 rebounds.

CNU 72, Frostburg State 59

Connor Laframboise shot 6-of-11 on 3-pointers and scored 20 points as Christopher Newport (10-1, 3-0 Capital Athletic Conference), ranked 18th in NCAA Division III, beat Frostburg State (0-10, 0-4) at Freeman Center to extend its winning streak to seven.

CNU's Mike Cherry and Tra Benefield had 11 points apiece.

CNU went on a 9-2 run for a 32-24 halftime edge. But the Bobcats, led by Jabari Kamau's 19 points, didn't go behind by double digits (66-56) until the 3:01 mark.

No. 12 Florida 67, Richmond 58

The Gators (11-2) trailed 46-42 with 7:50 left, but Michael Frazier II's 3-pointer got their rally started in Gainesville, Fla. He finished with 18 points, including a trio of second-half 3-pointers.

Cedrick Lindsay paced UR (10-5) with 19 points and Kendall Anthony had 15.

For Florida, which won its 23rd consecutive home game, Pat Young had 15 points.

More men

The host District of Columbia shot 13-of-20 from 3-point range to defeat Apprentice 91-72. Jay Melendez had 14 points, five rebounds and five steals for the Builders (8-6), and Jamal Curry contributed 13 points and 12 rebounds. ...

VMI (7-6) set numerous records in a 128-54 home rout of 3-7 Division III team Washington College (Md.), including margin of victory (74). The Keydets shot 63.2 percent, their best mark since they beat Milligan in December 2011.

QJ Peterson led VMI with 20 points, and senior DJ Covington of Virginia Beach set VMI's all-time blocks record. He had three, lifting his total to 203 — one more than Lewis Preston, whose career finished in 1993. ...

Charles Cooke scored 24 as James Madison (6-9) gained its third consecutive victory, defeating host UNC Wilmington 60-55 in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both.

JMU's Andrey Semenov, who scored 13 points, scored with 4:11 left to break a 53-53 tie after the Seahawks had overcome an 11-point deficit in less than 10 minutes. Jackson Kent's basket made it 57-53 with 1:35 left.

The Seahawks (6-10) have lost five straight. ...

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored a season-best 31 points and made a career-high six 3-pointers as Georgetown (10-3, 2-0 Big East) routed visiting St. John's 77-60 in their 100th meeting. ...

Rod Odom scored 21 points to spark Vanderbilt past Northeastern 79-49 in Nashville, Tenn. The Commodores (8-4) shot 63 percent (30 of 48).

Reggie Spencer led the Huskies (3-11) with 15 points. ...

Jarvis Threatt had 25 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as host Delaware (8-7) beat Cal Poly 82-72. ...

T.J. Bray scored 24, one short of his career high, as Princeton (11-2) won 80-74 at Liberty (6-9), finishing the game on a 14-7 run.

John Caleb Sanders paced the Flames with a season-high 25 points. ...

Four McGlynn made the winning free throws with 5 seconds left and totaled 16 points as Towson (9-6) edged host Coppin State 81-79 in Baltimore.

Jerrelle Benimon had 20 points and 12 rebounds for the Tigers, and Marcus Damas netted 18 points. Michael Murray paced Coppin with 21 points. ...

Louisiana Tech dusted Longwood 126-52 in Ruston, La., as Alex Hamilton had 14 points and 12 assists and Kenyon McNeail had 21 points for the Bulldogs (12-3).

Karl Ziegler led the Lancers (5-10) with 14 points and had five rebounds. ...

The College of Charleston (8-7) beat visiting Howard 60-50 behind Willis Hall's 18 points and 17 rebounds.

Women

Apprentice (9-3) won 71-65 at Emory and Henry in southwest Virginia, thanks to Courtney Collins' 18 points and Kenya Wilkerson's 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists. ...

CNU (9-2, 2-1 Capital), ranked 23rd in D-III, stifled Frostburg State 82-44, spoiling the return to Newport News of first-year Bobcats coach Cathy Parson — a CNU Hall of Famer who took the program to five NCAA tournaments and eight regular-season conference titles from 1988-97.

Nicole Mitchell scored 16 and Tia Perry 14 for the Captains, who forced 35 turnovers and held Frostburg (2-7, 1-3) to 22 percent shooting (12-of-55). ...

Senior Robyn Parks had 31 points and nine rebounds as VCU (14-1, 2-0 Atlantic 10) extended its school-record winning streak to 13 by winning 71-68 at Duquesne (9-6, 1-1) in Pittsburgh. ...

Junior Kerri Taylor scored a career-high 14 points — all in the second half — as host Virginia Wesleyan (9-3) beat Washington College (Md.) 61-51. ...

LaTorri Hines-Allen had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Towson (6-7) won 66-59 at Coppin State. The Tigers, coached by Phoebus High alumna Niki Reid-Geckeler, have won two games in a row. ...

Daiesha Brown's 29 points sparked Longwood past Charleston Southern 78-71. ...

Presbyterian beat Radford 70-45, dropping the Highlanders to 2-13, 0-6 Big South. ...

Freshman Adrienne Motley of Newport News had 10 points and six rebounds as Miami (9-5) breezed to an 84-53 win at Wake Forest. ...

Micahya Owens scored 17 and Leeza Burdgess had 16 rebounds as La Salle (7-7, 2-0 A-10) beat George Mason 65-50, though Reana Mohamed had 10 points and Janaa Pickard had 13 rebounds and 10 points for the Patriots (6-9, 0-2). ...

Marquette edged host Georgetown 82-80 in overtime. ...

Reagan Miller scored 18 as visiting Liberty beat Coastal Carolina 71-62, leaving those teams, Gardner-Webb and Winthrop tied atop the Big South at 4-1.

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