BOONE -- Freshman Matt Rafferty netted 19 points to pace four Paladins in double figures as Furman upended Appalachian State, 79-70, in non-conference men's basketball action on Tuesday night at the Holmes Convocation Center.

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – In what was an otherwise uneventful week for the top nine teams in the FCS Coaches Poll, Portland State and Sam Houston State saw the biggest gains, climbing to No. 11 and No. 12, respectively.

Palmore Named SAC Player Of Week....Rock Hill, S.C. - Lenoir-Rhyne University's Keenan Palmore has been named the first AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Player Of The Week for the 2015-16 season, league officials announced today.

WHS Drops In Mike Kelly....BOONE - The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released its finalized realignment numbers for 2017-21 on Monday.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The Alabama women’s basketball team defeated the Appalachian State Mountaineers Monday evening, 93-59, in Foster Auditorium. The Crimson Tide scored at least 90 points for the second consecutive game for the first time since 2001. Alabama improved to 2-0 on the season, while the Mountaineers dropped to 0-2.