The Latest Davenport leads Memphis past Canisius 7163

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Latest on the AdvoCare Invitational (all times local):4 p.m.Kyvon Davenport scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his 10th career double-double, and Memphis beat Canisius 71-63 in a consolation-round game at the AdvoCare Invitational on Friday.Mike Parks and Antwann Jones both had 14 points for Memphis (3-2), which will play the winner of UAB-Charleston in the fifth-place game Sunday. The Tigers lost 84-64 to Oklahoma State Thursday.Canisius (1-4) got 18 points from Takal Molson and Isaiah Reese had 14.The Golden Griffins will look to avoid losing all three games at the invitational when they face the loser of UAB-Charleston Sunday for seventh place.Canisius opened the tournament Thursday with an 83-56 loss to defending national champion Villanova.Jones had 10 points to help Memphis go up 40-31 at halftime.___1:40 p.m.Eric Paschall had 22 points and Phil Booth added 20 as Villanova advanced to the title game of the AdvoCare Invitational by beating Oklahoma State 77-58 on Friday.The Wildcats, who made a tournament record 16 3-pointers, will play on Sunday against the winner of No. 14 Florida State’s game against No. 19 LSU.Villanova (4-2) stopped a two-game skid by beating Canisius 82-56 in Thursday’s first round.Mike Cunningham scored 15 points for Oklahoma State (3-2).Paschall had 20 points, including six 3-pointers, as Villanova took a 42-26 halftime advantage. The Wildcats, who led by as many as 18 points, went 10 for 24 from 3-point range during the half.Oklahoma State got within 13 before Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree’s dunk put Villanova up 71-56 with two minutes remaining.Booth’s 3-pointer gave Villanova a 54-29 lead four minutes into the second half.Oklahoma State closed to 60-47 on Cunningham’s 3 with 8 1/2 minutes to go.The Cowboys will face the Florida State-LSU loser Sunday for third place.___More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25The Associated Press read more

US reversal of nuclear transparency policy puts UK in awkward position say

The decision by the US Department of Defence not to disclose the current number of nuclear weapons at its disposal has been interpreted as a retrograde step by arms control experts. It puts the US and UK “further apart” given the emerging practice of greater transparency over nuclear weapons stockpiles. America has refused to reveal its nuclear capability in a policy reversal which experts warn leaves the UK in an “awkward position” and could even encourage Russia to step up its program. “The UK is a responsible… Lord Hannay, a member of the House of Lords International Relations Committee, told the Telegraph: “Greater transparency helps reinforce the established taboo on using nuclear weapons.