Sunday, August 23

by | Aug 23, 2020 | Quick Hits

John-Michael Wrght, who played at Fayetteville Academy and is now in the program at Big South Conference member High Point, has been selected to serve on an 11-player committee that will advise the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The group also includes Wendell Moore of Duke and Armando Bacot of UNC. … Dustin Johnson shot a 64 on Saturday for a 5-shot lead in the Northern Trust tournament in Boston. Johnson starts Sunday’s round (CBS, 2:30 p.m.) at 22-under par. … The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, which includes N.C. Central and N.C. A&T, has proposed a 6-game league schedule with division play that would start Feb. 27. … Denny Hamlin won Saturday’s NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway in Delaware. … LeBron James had 38 points as the Los Angeles Lakers took a 2-1 series lead with a 116-108 win over Portland on Saturday. Oklahoma City outscored Houston 15-3 in overtime for a 119-107 win on Saturday, cutting the Rockets’ lead in the series to 2-1. Boston tries to close out Philadelphia today at 1 p.m. (ABC). … Atlanta hosts Philadelphia on Sunday night baseball on ESPN (7:08 p.m.).


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