The Cape Fear Christian Academy varsity boys basketball team (11-4) starts play in the 40th annual Beach Ball Classic at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center today at 5:15 p.m. against Gray Collegiate Academy (7-2) of Columbia, S.C. … Buffalo scored with 1:54 left to top Marshall, 17-10, in the Camelia Bowl on Friday. … Bowl games today include Western Kentucky (5-6) vs. Georgia State (5-4) (ESPN, 3:30 p.m.), Louisiana Lafayette (9-1) vs. Texas San Antonio (7-4) (ABC, 3:30 p.m.) and Liberty (9-1) vs. Coastal Carolina (11-0) (ESPN, 7:30 p.m.). … Clayton White (Triton, N.C. State) is the defensive coordinator at Western Kentucky. … Host New Orleans defeated Minnesota, 52-33, on Christmas day as Alvin Kamara scored six touchdowns. … The Los Angeles Clippers capped five NBA games on Friday with a 121-108 win at Denver. … No. 1 Gonzaga (6-0) plays No. 16 Virginia (4-1) today (CBS, 4 p.m.) in Fort Worth in college basketball.