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Oklahoma DB coach Kerry Cooks heading to Texas Tech

Kerry Cooks' departure leaves the Sooners with at least two openings on the defensive staff

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Saint Joseph's rallies late to beat Richmond 74-70

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Brown Jr. had 31 points and 14 rebounds, and Saint Joseph's rallied late to beat Richmond 74-70 on...

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Yeboah, Latimer spark Stony Brook past Albany 67-66 in OT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Akwasi Yeboah scored 21 points with 11 rebounds and Miles Latimer blocked a potential game-winning 3-point...

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Bane's 17, Noi's double-double carry TCU past Texas 65-61

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Desmond Bane and the TCU Horned Frogs have figured out the home formula in the Big 12. Now it's time...

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No. 17 Houston hits 16 3-pointers in 94-50 win over ECU

HOUSTON (AP) — Armoni Brooks scored 17 points, Corey Davis Jr. added 12 and No. 17 Houston hit 16 3-pointers while beating East...

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Top-ranked Tennessee rallies, beats Vanderbilt 88-83 in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Williams scored a career-high 41 points and finished off a three-point play with 31.6 seconds...

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3 brothers start for Vermont, UMBC wins 74-61

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Joe Sherburne scored 20 points and UMBC beat Vermont 74-61 in their first matchup since the American...

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Rhode Island holds off VCU 71-65 in defensive battle

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Fatts Russell scored 19 points, Jermaine Harris made a key shot in the closing seconds and Rhode Island...

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Lofton leads St. Bonaventure past UMass 65-51

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Freshman Kyle Lofton scored a career-best 24 points to lead St. Bonaventure in a 65-51 win over...

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Sam Houston State hits 14 3-pointers in 78-64 win

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — R.J. Smith scored 16 points with four 3-pointers, Cameron Delaney added 15 with three 3s and Sam...

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Sotos hits late FTs; Bucknell edges Loyola of Maryland 71-68

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jimmy Sotos made three free throws with 5.8 seconds left to give Bucknell a 71-68 victory over Loyola of...

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George Mason scores final 7 points, edges Dayton 67-63

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jarred Reuter scored 14 points, including two free throws with 10 seconds left to seal the win, and a steal...

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Bradley wins 2nd straight MVC game, tops Illinois St 85-68

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Luuk van Bree and Darrell Brown combined to score 41 points and Bradley built a 17-point first-half lead...

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Key scores 22, Indiana State beats Valparaiso 70-53

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored 22 points with four of Indiana State's six 3-pointers, freshman Cooper Neese added...

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Ivanauskas, Batt lead Colgate past Lafayette

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas scored 13 points, Dana Batt had 12 points with eight rebounds and Colgate defeated...

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FIU holds off FAU 78-74 behind Andrews, Jacob

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Devon Andrews scored 19 points, Trejon Jacob added 15 and Florida International held off Florida...

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Providence holds on for 64-62 win over Xavier

CINCINNATI (AP) — Providence coach Ed Cooley knows how to beat Xavier, but he'd never done it at the Cintas Center. Finally, he...

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Waters leads No. 25 LSU past Georgia 92-82 for 8th straight

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tremont Waters scored a season-high 26 points and No. 25 LSU beat Georgia 92-82 on Wednesday night for...

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Streaking Purdue takes down Ohio State 79-67

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Carsen Edwards had 27 points as streaking Purdue held off a late Ohio State rally to win 79-67 on...

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Hartford holds New Hampshire to 39 points, wins by 35 points

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — J.R. Lynch scored a career-high 29 points on seven 3-pointers and Hartford rolled to a 74-39 win...

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Wilson, Army pull away in 2nd half, beat Holy Cross 76-57

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Wilson scored 21 points and grabbed a dozen rebounds and Army won its third straight Patriot...

OU football: Jalen Hurts' transfer both a boon and a challenge for Lincoln Riley

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Lincoln Riley's offensive system is built around accuracy and timing. The past four years, the Sooners hummed along at a historic clip because Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray were two of the best throwers that college football has ever seen. Jalen...

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Miami women pull away from No. 13 Syracuse 84-71

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Emese Hof scored 21 points, Laura Cornelius and Beatrice Mompremier had double-doubles and Miami upset...

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La Salle hits 14 3s, holds off Fordham 73-71

NEW YORK (AP) — Pookie Powell made the last of La Salle's season-high 14 3-pointers with 35 seconds remaining to help the...

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Samuelson, Collier lead No. 3 UConn women past SMU 79-39

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 22 points and Katie Lou Samuelson added 21 to lead No. 3 UConn to a 79-39 rout of...

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Nelson scores 26 points, leads American over Boston U 70-66

BOSTON (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson scored 26 points on 9-of-12 shooting and had six assists and five steals to help American beat...

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___Jan. 22The Houston Chronicle on the Supreme Court allowing...

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Auburn hires former star Carnell Williams as RBs coach

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Auburn tailback Carnell Williams has returned to his alma mater as running backs coach.Auburn coach...

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Senior Bowl 'golden opportunity' for small school prospects

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — John Cominsky has more people watching Senior Bowl practices this week than he figures would typically...

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Revamped NCAA waiver policy helps transfers play right away

Last year, a high-profile overhaul of NCAA transfer rules stopped short of creating free agency in college sports.A much...

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Top 25 Podcast: Telling the tale of College football at 150

Veteran sports writer Ivan Maisel of ESPN has taken on the task of telling the tale of college football, starting from the very...

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Grad transfer Cunningham sparks Louisville's national rise

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Christen Cunningham's sole focus a year ago was recovering from illness and salvaging what remained of...

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No. 19 Iowa looks to get payback vs. No. 6 Michigan State

No matchup engendered skepticism of Iowa quite like its 90-68 loss at Michigan State in early December.The Hawkeyes collapsed...

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Ducks look to regain footing against Washington

GAME OF THE WEEK: The slumping Oregon Ducks have fallen to 2-3 in Pac-12 play and eighth in the conference standings, and any...

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Long skid could put Lady Vols' postseason hopes in jeopardy

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee carries its longest losing streak in nearly half a century into a matchup with the nation's...

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Miami Hurricanes' 5-7 Chris Lykes is 'crazy, but crazy good'

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Usually the shortest man on the court, 5-foot-7 Chris Lykes is an unorthodox, unpredictable player...

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Leslie, No. 8 Wolfpack women stand as last unbeaten D-I team

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The wins keep adding up for Kiara Leslie and eighth-ranked North Carolina State.The Wolfpack women stand...

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Tuesday Sports in Brief

BASEBALLNEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected along with Roy...

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Mid-major fallout: Grad transfers can hurt teams they leave

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A year ago Will Brown had his Albany Great Danes in heady territory, ranked fifth in a mid-major poll with...

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Fresno State rallies from 20-point deficit to beat SDSU

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Braxton Huggins had a career-high 20 points with eight rebounds and five assists, Nate Grimes added 13...

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Falzon scores 21, Northwestern beats Indiana 73-66

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Chris Collins kept imploring Aaron Falzon to be patient and insisted the opportunity would come. This is...

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Williamson scores 25, No. 2 Duke shuts down Pitt 79-64

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There are plenty of words Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski can use to describe his star-laden roster. Nervous is...

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Block scores 16 to lead Ohio past Western Michigan 81-76

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Gavin Block scored 16 points with five 3-pointers as Ohio beat Western Michigan 81-76 on Tuesday...

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Blair scores career-high 26, UNLV beats New Mexico 74-58

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nick Blair scored a career-high 26 points to lead UNLV to a 74-58 victory over New Mexico on Tuesday night for...

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Petty, Hall lead Alabama past No. 20 Ole Miss 74-53

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has a reputation of losing large first-half leads. Against No. 20 Mississippi, Alabama's lead...

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Guy, Huff lead No. 3 Virginia past Deacons, 68-45

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia came into its first game since a loss at No. 2 Duke wanting to show that nothing has...

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Buzzer-beating layup lifts N. Illinois past No. 14 Buffalo

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois caught Buffalo flat-footed just before the buzzer.Reserve Noah McCarty got open in the...

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Allen, Locke carry Florida to 81-72 win against Texas A&M

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — With the shot clock winding down and the lead dwindling, KeVaughn Allen took his longest 3-pointer of...

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Matthews lifts No. 5 Michigan over Minnesota

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Charles Matthews made a baseline floater at the buzzer to lift No. 5 Michigan to a 59-57 win over...

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Air Force beats Boise State with late rally

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Lavelle Scottie scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds, Chris Joyce scored a go-ahead...

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Gueye's big putback leads Ga Tech past Notre Dame 63-61

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech was back at full strength.The Yellow Jackets are also back on the winning track.Abdoulaye Gueye had...

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K-State's defense stifles No. 14 Texas Tech in 58-45 win

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) — Kansas State and Texas Tech have two of the four highest-rated defenses in the country. They didn't...

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No. 8 Kentucky closes out No. 22 Mississippi State 76-55

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's defense wasn't perfect against Mississippi State, just quick enough to disrupt the No. 22...

Hurts was a winner on & off the field at Alabama

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Jalen Hurts became an American hero for the way he handled adversity at Alabama; now he has the chance to be an Oklahoma hero

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Son of NFL great Deion Sanders commits to South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina will have some "Prime Time" on its team next season as the son of NFL Hall of Famer Deion...

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Dixon hits late 3, Saint Peter's edges Niagara 74-72

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Manny Dixon made a decisive 3-pointer with six seconds left and Saint Peter's held off Niagara's...

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South Florida beats Wichita State 54-41

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Collins scored 13 points and grabbed six rebounds and South Florida beat Wichita State 54-41 on...

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Matthews beats buzzer, No. 5 Michigan edges Minnesota 59-57

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The ball bounced right to Charles Matthews, who dribbled once and squared up to shoot as the game clock...

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No. 18 Villanova pulls away at Butler for 7th straight win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eric Paschall and Phil Booth have No. 18 Villanova rounding into form.They are knocking down 3-pointers,...

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Silva's 32 lead Gamecocks to 80-77 win over No. 16 Auburn

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One of Frank Martin's best coaching moments this season for South Carolina came away from the games or...

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Florida State tops Clemson 77-68 behind Kabengele

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mfiondu Kabengele scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half and David Nichols added 16 points as...

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Bowling Green wins 10th straight game, 80-67 over EMU

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Justin Turner scored 19 points, Demajeo Wiggins had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Bowling Green won its...

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Akron leads entire way in 70-67 win over Central Michigan

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tyler Cheese had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead Akron to a 70-67 victory over Central Michigan on Tuesday...

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Miami (OH) downs Ball State 71-65 behind Bowman, Ringo

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Bam Bowman scored 16 points, Darrian Ringo added 15 with six assists and five steals, and Miami (OH) held...

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Kent State rallies from 17-point deficit, beats Toledo in OT

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker tied a career high with 36 points, making seven 3-pointers, and Kent State rallied from a...

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Guard declares for NBA draft after knee injury ended season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt point guard Darius Garland says he's leaving for the NBA draft after a knee injury ended his...

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Tennessee knows it must improve defense to stay at No. 1

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Volunteers believe the best way for them to stay atop the rankings is by upping their...

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Well-traveled QB Gardner Minshew hoping to find NFL home

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Gardner Minshew carved his own meandering path from walk-on to NFL prospect.He began as a walk-on at Troy,...

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The Latest: Grier says he would never let teammates down

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Senior Bowl (all times local):4:30 p.m.Will Grier became a star quarterback at West...

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Judge accepts misdemeanor plea deal in Tumpkin assault case

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A judge has accepted a proposed misdemeanor plea deal in the domestic violence case involving former...

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Ex-Arizona assistant coach pleads guilty to bribery charge

NEW YORK (AP) — Former University of Arizona assistant coach Emanuel "Book" Richardson on Tuesday became the latest person to...

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NC State coach unsure when injured PG Johnson will return

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State coach Kevin Keatts remains unsure when injured point guard Markell Johnson will...

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Former Baylor G Alexis Morris transferring to No. 14 Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Former Baylor guard Alexis Morris is transferring to No. 14 Rutgers.Scarlet Knights coach C. Vivian...

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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 20, 2019:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads Up!, Warner...

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Shepard and Turner making No. 1 Notre Dame fast break go

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Boston College found out quickly what it is like to deal with No. 1 Notre Dame's Brianna Turner and...

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Four-game losing streak has Arkansas searching for answers

Arkansas basketball's slow return to national relevance has hit a snag.The Razorbacks (10-7, 1-4 Southeastern Conference) are...

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South Carolina adds John Scott Jr. as defensive line coach

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina has hired former NFL assistant John Scott Jr. as its defensive line coach.The school...

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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:Muskogee Phoenix. Jan. 20, 2019.— Senate bills a good stepSteps...

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Monday Sports in Brief

NBALOS ANGELES (AP) — Klay Thompson tied an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range, scoring 44 points as...

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Tennessee faces similar test from last No. 1 ranking

The last time Tennessee reached No. 1 in the AP Top 25 it lost to Vanderbilt the next day.Back at No. 1 for the first time in...

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NFL prospect Rashan Gary is a pioneer with own sports agency

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Rashan Gary is living his dream as the founder and CEO of his own sports agency.The defensive end,...

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Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Both Baylor and West Virginia upset AP Top 10 teams on Saturday, but only one team got to build on...

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Crosby, Howard give Alcorn State 74-69 win over Pine Bluff

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Troymain Crosby scored 20 points with eight rebounds and Maurice Howard made four free throws in the final...

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Lawson's double-double lifts No. 9 KU past No. 24 Cyclones

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas spent most of the first half Monday night chasing Iowa State all over the court, unable to keep up...

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Mathis' career highs lead Rutgers past Nebraska 76-69

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Tim Miles didn't divulge his game plan for defending Montez Mathis. Asked what the game plan was, and...

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Ravenel, Reaves send FAMU past Delaware St 60-47

TALAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Justin Ravenel scored 21 points and Kamron Reaves scored 18 points and Florida A&M handed Delaware...

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Michigan State uses balanced offense to beat Maryland

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston and Kenny Goins scored 14 points each to help No. 6 Michigan State beat No. 13...

OSU basketball: Mitchell Solomon enjoying new view of program

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Former Oklahoma State forward Mitchell Solomon remains on campus finishing his degree. The play of his career, a dive to the floor against Oklahoma star Trae Young, should get plenty of play during Wednesday's 8 p.m. Bedlam game.

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Western Kentucky hands Marshall 1st conference loss

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Josh Anderson scored 25 points with five steals, Charles Bassey had 17 points and a season-high 17...

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Hussein, Saddler help Southern beat Mississippi Valley St.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hassan Hussein had 18 points and Jayden Saddler added 14, on 6-of-6 shooting, with seven assists to...

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Thomas scores 19, Norfolk St. beats South Carolina St. 74-69

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half to help Norfolk State rally from a nine-point...

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Alexander scores 26 and Creighton edges Georgetown 91-87

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander hit six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, Mitch Ballock made four free throws in the...

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Davis, Radebaugh lead Northern Colorado past Idaho State

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 19 points with eight assists, Jonah Radebaugh scored 16 with eight rebounds and...

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No. 11 North Carolina beats No. 10 Virginia Tech 103-82

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina went from being unable to hit a 3-pointer to seemingly unable to miss. And its touted...

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No. 6 Michigan State beats No. 13 Maryland 69-55

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Aaron Henry made the most of his opportunity to play in place of injured starter Joshua Langford.The...

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Jackson has 23 on 9-of-10 shooting; NC A&T beats Coppin St.

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ronald Jackson scored a career-high 23 points to help North Carolina A&T beat Coppin State 80-71 on...

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No. 19 South Carolina women handle No. 25 Missouri 79-65

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tyasha Harris and Mikiah Herbert Harrigan scored 16 points apiece on Monday night and No. 19 South...

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Prairie View A&M controls turnover-prone Grambling in win

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gary Blackston scored 21 points with eight rebounds, Dennis Jones scored 16 and Prairie View A&M...

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Lady Vols fall 80-79 to Arkansas for fifth straight loss

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Malica Monk scored 23 points and hit a jumper with 3.6 seconds left as Arkansas beat Tennessee 80-79 on...

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Knudsen's scoring spree helps Marist doom Manhattan

NEW YORK (AP) — David Knudsen scored 21 points with five 3-pointers and six rebounds and Marist beat Manhattan 62-46 on Monday...

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Lipscomb rolls Kennesaw State for best start since 1999-00

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Garrison Mathews scored 25 points, Eli Pepper had nine points and 11 rebounds and Lipscomb beat...

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Lewis scores 24 with 18 boards; NJIT beats N. Florida 76-72

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Abdul Lewis had 24 points and 18 rebounds, Zach Cooks added 18 points, including four 3-pointers, and...

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Texas Southern pulls away from Jackson State for 75-65 win

HOUSTON (AP) — John Jones scored 21 points, Jeremy Combs added 16 and Texas Southern snapped its two-game skid by beating...

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Liberty eases by North Alabama 72-47

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Lovell Cabbil scored 20 points with a near-perfect shooting day and Liberty coasted to its...

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Radford knocks off Longwood 72-59 for 7th straight win

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored 21 points, Big South player of the week Ed Polite Jr. had 13 points and eight...

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Casimir, Florida Gulf Coast cruise to 87-65 win over Stetson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Schadrac Casimir hit five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to lead five Florida Gulf Coast...

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Florida hires former Redskins assistant Gray as CBs coach

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has hired Torrian Gray as its cornerbacks coach, bringing him back to Gainesville to replace...

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Utah women's hoops ranked for first time in more than decade

NEW YORK (AP) — Utah coach Lynne Roberts isn't worried that being ranked for the first time in more than a decade will faze her...

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Bryant's 2nd half keys 76-67 win over St. Francis (Pa.)

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Byron Hawkins scored 16 points with four 3-pointers, Adam Grant added 15 points and Bryant beat St....

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Bethune-Cookman races away from UMES in 2nd half

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mark Gordon scored 27 points and Bethune-Cookman took off in the second half to beat...

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Miller hits 7 3s, NCCU eases past Morgan State 92-64

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Randy Miller Jr. made seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points, two other North Carolina Central players had...

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Stith, Caver rally Old Dominion to fourth straight win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — B.J. Stith scored 22 points, Ahmad Caver added 20 and Old Dominion beat Charlotte 76-70 on Monday for...

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Younger hits 6 3-pointers, Presbyterian beats USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — JC Younger scored 19 points with six 3-pointers, Davon Bell had 16 points, six rebounds and seven...

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Spellman blocks 9 shots in Sacred Heart's win over Wagner

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — E.J. Anosike scored 19 points, Sean Hoehn added 15 and Jare'l Spellman blocked nine shots to lead...

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Robert Morris beats CCSU to stay atop Northeast Conference

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Josh Williams scored 15 points to lead four Colonials in double figures and Robert Morris defeated...

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Jordan, Celen lead St. Francis Brooklyn to 79-70 win

NEW YORK (AP) — Jalen Jordan scored 20 points and Deniz Celen 18 and St. Francis Brooklyn withstood an early second-half...

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Edge, Bishop propel FDU to victory with long-range shooting

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Darnell Edge scored 23 points and Kaleb Bishop 21, with each making five 3-pointers, and Fairleigh...

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7 Eagles make 3s in Winthrop's 66-45 win over UNC Asheville

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Nych Smith scored 15 points, Bjorn Broman made four from the arc to reach 200 3-pointers in his career...

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Student vs. Teacher: Capel, Pitt set for Coach K, No. 2 Duke

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Capel needed a landing spot, a place to recharge and re-evaluate after getting fired by Oklahoma in...

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Harvard hits 12 3s, beats Howard 84-71

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justin Bassey scored 18 points with four 3-pointers, Robert Baker added his second career double-double and...

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Rutgers names Maryland's Andy Buh its defensive coordinator

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has named Maryland's Andy Buh its defensive coordinator and linebackers coach.Coach Chris Ash...

Shut up and tackle? Not if OU wants to remedy racism

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On the day our country commemorated civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly announced that two women involved with a blackface video have withdrawn from the university and "will not return to campus." It's a...

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Tennessee moves to No. 1 in AP Top 25, Duke drops to No. 2

Top-ranked Duke went down early in the week. No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia, the last of Division I's unbeaten teams, both...

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Hoosiers hire veteran assistant as offensive coordinator

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Hoosiers have hired longtime play-caller Kalen DeBoer as their associate head coach and...

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Stanford's Smith raises awareness for human trafficking

NEW YORK (AP) — Stanford's Alanna Smith picked a great game to have a career day.She scored a career-high 34 points on Sunday...

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Weekend Sports In Brief

NFLKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The New England Patriots are headed to their third straight Super Bowl, once more thanks to Tom...

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Brown helps Bradley win 1st MVC game 57-54 over Salukis

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Darrell Brown scored 16 points, hitting two key baskets down the stretch, and Bradley survived two...

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Barefield scores 22, Allen 21; Utah beats Colorado 78-69

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah didn't let a week off between games go to waste. The Utes used their extra practice time to put...

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No. 19 Arizona State outlasts No. 10 Oregon State in 2 OTs

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The postgame celebration had to wait after Arizona State's first win over a Top-10 opponent in five...

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Jackson hits 4 3s, scores 21 as Omaha beats S. Dakota 75-68

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zach Jackson and Mitch Hahn combined to score 29 of their 36 points in the second half and Omaha beat South...

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No. 1 Notre Dame women beat Boston College 92-63

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 24 points and No. 1 Notre Dame beat Boston College 92-63 on Sunday for its 11th...

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Whitish, late run lead Nebraska women past No. 23 Minnesota

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sam Haiby had 16 points off the bench and Hannah Whitish scored 10 of her 12 in the fourth quarter to help...

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Rosga scores 21, Denver pulls away late, beats Oral Roberts

DENVER (AP) — Joe Rosga had 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting and David Nzekwesi scored 13 as Denver pulled away late to beat Oral...

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Missouri, No. 15 South Carolina not focusing on past issues

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Missouri coach Robin Pingeton and South Carolina coach Dawn Staley want the focus of Monday night's...

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NC State hires Marshall assistant Goebbel to staff

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has added Marshall assistant Todd Goebbel to its coaching staff.Coach Dave Doeren on...

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Brown leads as No. 2 Baylor women roll past W Virginia 79-47

WACO, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown turned the ball over once and missed a couple easy shots in the first few minutes Sunday.That...

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Duke hires Trooper Taylor to coach WRs

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke has hired Trooper Taylor to coach its wide receivers.Coach David Cutcliffe announced the hiring Sunday...

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Ionescu, No. 5 Oregon women race past Arizona 93-60

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — It took Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu until the third quarter to make her first field goal against Arizona.Not...

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Career game for M Hughes, Duquesne tops GW in OT 91-85

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Hughes scored 21 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked seven shots — all career highs — and...

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New Oklahoma DC Grinch says turnaround already in progress

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma bolstered its reputation as an attractive destination for offensive talent when former Alabama...

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Ellingson hits 7 3-pointers in Drake's 74-63 victory

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Brady Ellingson made a career-high seven 3-pointers in matching his personal best of 25 points and...

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Tara VanDerveer wins 900th game at Stanford in 33 seasons

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Alanna Smith's career day meant so much for far more than just basketball.Sure, Stanford celebrated the...

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No. 9 Maryland bounces back to beat Penn State 79-67

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — After watching Maryland stumble from the outset in a loss to Michigan State three days earlier, coach...

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Seton Hall defeats No. 24 DePaul women 84-73

CHICAGO (AP) — Shadeen Samuels scored 18 points with nine rebounds, three other Seton Hall players scored 15 each and the...

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Boston College beats No. 11 Florida State 87-82

BOSTON (AP) — Ky Bowman scored 37 points and Jordan Chatman gave Boston College the lead for good by hitting three straight...

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Trio score 20-plus, No. 14 Marquette women top St. John's

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Natisha Hiedeman, Danielle King and Erika Davenport all scored at least 20 points and No. 14 Marquette made 19...

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Gustafson scores 27 with 12 boards; No. 22 Iowa women win

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Megan Gustafson scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds — her 17th double-double in 18 games this...

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Carey scores 30 as No. 20 Rutgers tops No. 17 Michigan State

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Stasha Carey and Rutgers just keep rolling in the Big Ten.Carey scored a career-high 30 points and the...

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TOP 25 REWIND: Losses hit top tier of AP Top 25 poll

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — This time, it was the top tier's turn.The headliners in the AP Top 25 couldn't avoid the stumbles that had...

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No. 4 Louisville pulls away from Wake Forest 73-49

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — There's something about Tobacco Road that brings out the best in Arica Carter.Carter scored 12...

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Ogunbowale leads No. 1 Notre Dame over Boston College 92-63

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Final Four MVP Arike Ogunbowale knows No. 1 Notre Dame needs to clean up its act if it hopes to defend...

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Fletcher leads Georgia Tech women past No. 12 Syracuse 65-55

ATLANTA (AP) — Kierra Fletcher scored 22 points, including 10 straight for Georgia Tech in a game-closing 17-3 run that lifted...

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No. 8 NC State stays perfect, tops Virginia Tech 70-61 in OT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A late steal nearly cost Aislinn Konig and North Carolina State their spot as the only unbeaten team —...

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Purdue knocks off No. 25 Indiana women 56-53

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Kayana Traylor scored a career-high 15 points and Karissa McLaughlin added 14, including a go-ahead...

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Wieskamp scores 24, No. 23 Iowa routs Illinois 95-71

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Midway through the second half, an Iowa fan won a half-court challenge with a swish at the buzzer.The...

After Orange Bowl breakout, Rambo looking for big things in 2019

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Charleston Rambo didn’t have a reception longer than 17 yards last season until his Orange Bowl touchdown, but he figures to play a much bigger role for the Sooners moving forward.

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Howard, Hausers, No. 15 Marquette beat Providence 79-68

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette head coach Steve Wojciechowski didn't like the first half. He felt much better about the second.Sam...

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Florida forward Stone out for season with torn knee ligament

GAINESVILE, Fla. (AP) — Florida forward Keith Stone will have season-ending surgery after tearing the anterior cruciate...

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Bowman's 37 leads BC to 87-82 win over No. 11 Florida State

BOSTON (AP) — With just over a minute left and No. 11 Florida State rapidly closing the gap, an unlikely contributor popped...

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Duke loses G Mikayla Boykin with another torn ACL

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says guard Mikayla Boykin will miss the rest of the season after tearing another knee ligament.Coach...

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Late surge pushes No. 10 Nevada past Air Force 67-52

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Eric Musselman hinted at looking into a new offensive approach for No. 10 Nevada despite a 15-point...

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No. 5 Gonzaga wins 9th straight, beating Portland 89-66

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rui Hachimura said it felt like Gonzaga was a bit hurried in the first half against struggling Portland...

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Balanced Sun Devils use big outburst to beat Ducks 78-64

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State ran away from Oregon with a 19-0 second-half run, and the unquestioned highlight was a...

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Kyle Allman nets 30, leads CSU Fullerton over Long Beach St.

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Allman scored 30 points and made 3 of 4 from 3-point range to help Cal State Fullerton beat Long...

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Collier scores 30, No. 2 UConn eases past Temple 88-67

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Napheesa Collier had a season-high 30 points and 12 rebounds and Crystal Dangerfield set a career high with...

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CSUB rallies late to beat Chicago State 86-73

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Jarkel Joiner scored 22 points for Cal State Bakersfield and the Roadrunners closed on a 17-3 run to...

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Rorie scores 20 points, leads Montana over Idaho 69-51

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Ahmaad Rorie made four 3-pointers and scored 20 points to lead Montana to a 69-51 victory over Idaho on...

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Varner, Levi help UT Rio Grande Valley hold off Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Lesley Varner Jr. had 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting and Javon Levi scored all his eight points down the stretch...

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RJ Barrett leads No. 1 Duke past No. 4 Virginia 72-70

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 30 points, Zion Williamson had 27 and No. 1 Duke beat No. 4 Virginia 72-70 on Saturday...

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Murphy carries Gophers past Penn State

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After a sluggish start, Jordan Murphy cleared his head and put his team on his back, and Minnesota narrowly...

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Johnson with 21, Grand Canyon rolls to 78-50 win over UMKC

PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Johnson scored a career-best 21 points and Grand Canyon rolled to 78-50 win over UMKC on Saturday...

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Santa Clara rallies to beat Pacific 69-57

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Tahj Eaddy scored 18 points with four 3-pointers on Saturday night and Santa Clara closed the game on a...

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Elkaz with 25 points, UC Riverside edges Hawaii 75-71

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Freshman Dragan Elkaz scored a career-best 25 points on seven 3-pointers and UC Riverside picked up...

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Brady scores 13, No. 21 Houston holds out USF 69-60

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kelvin Sampson struggled to find appropriate words to describe a truly ugly game.There were 32 turnovers, 62...

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Ivy Smith's heroics in regulation and OT lift Grambling

HOUSTON (AP) — Ivy Smith scored 24 points and hit the winning jumper with three seconds left in overtime to lift Grambling over...

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Perry with 18 points leads UAB over UTSA 83-73

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry scored 18 points and grabbed four rebounds as UAB beat UTSA 83-73 on Saturday night.Perry...

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New Mexico State pulls away late, beats Utah Valley 83-78

OREM, Utah (AP) — Eli Chuha had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead New Mexico State to an 83-78 victory over Utah Valley on...

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Miller, Queta carry Utah St. over Colorado St. 87-72

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Brock Miller and Neemias Queta scored 18 points apiece as Utah State topped Colorado State 87-72 on Saturday...

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No. 24 Mississippi State routs struggling Vanderbilt 71-55

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Memorial Gym is not a pleasant place for most opponents to visit, something the Mississippi State...

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Roach leads Texas over No. 20 Oklahoma 75-72

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas senior guard Kerwin Roach II played like he had a lot to make up for.He did. And he delivered.So did...

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Weber St. alone atop Big Sky, beats Northern Colorado 78-64

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Cody John scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half to help Weber State pull away and beat Northern...

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Council plays just 7 minutes, hits winning 3 in OT for UMBC

BALTIMORE (AP) — Freshman Jose Placer scored 22 points and Ricky Council II made a game-winning 3-pointer with nine seconds...

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Fitts, Ford lead Saint Mary's to 76-59 win over San Diego

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts scored 24 points and Jordan Ford added 21, including four 3-pointers, to help Saint Mary's...

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Morant scores 40, Murray State rolls past SIU-Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Ja Morant had a career-high 40 points to go with 11 assists and five steals as Murray State beat...

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Reed, Olujobi have double-doubles, DePaul beats Seton Hall

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Max Strus scored 22 points, Paul Reed and Femi Olujobi each had a double-double, and DePaul beat Seton Hall...

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Livingston's 3 gives George Mason 71-68 edge over Fordham

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II drained a 3-pointer with one second to go for the win as George Mason rallied in the...

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Burnell leads Jacksonville State past Tennessee Tech 65-48

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jason Burnell had 14 points and 14 rebounds and Jacksonville State beat Tennessee Tech 65-48 on...

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Mitchell scores 18, Sam Houston State edges Houston Baptist

HOUSTON (AP) — Kai Mitchell had 18 points and nine rebounds and Sam Houston State defeated Houston Baptist 71-65 on Saturday...

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Duff scores 30; Western Illinois beats Purdue Fort Wayne

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — C.J. Duff hit eight 3-pointers and scored 30 points —both career highs — and Kobe Webster added 16 points...

OSU pursuing improvement through ShotTracker system

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Over the summer, OSU added the ShotTracker system to its auxiliary gym, which the team uses every other practice. With the aid of sensors in the ceiling, small trackers attached to players’ shoes and chargeable basketballs, the Cowboys’ movements...

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American team takes NLFPA Collegiate Bowl, 10-7

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — It may not seem the most vexing of losing streaks, the eighth NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl...

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UC Davis gets first Big West win, 75-63 over Cal Poly

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Siler Schneider scored 23 points and UC Davis ran away late to beat Cal Poly 75-63 on Saturday night for...

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Williams scores 20, Arizona beats Oregon State 82-71

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona center Chase Jeter writhed in agony after landing square on his back before gingerly walking to...

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Turner, Gardner-Webb beat Hampton 87-74 in OT

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Jose Perez had 21 points and a season-high 11 rebounds and Christian Turner scored seven...

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Burks, Elmore lead Marshall past FIU 105-97

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — C.J. Burks matched his season high, scoring 30 points and Marshall held on to edge Florida...

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Baylor wins 73-62 to hand No. 8 Texas Tech 2nd loss in row

WACO, Texas (AP) — Freshman guard Jared Butler was a late arrival at Baylor. The top recruit originally chose Alabama and began...

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Thomas' late rebound, jumper help Towson beat Delaware 64-63

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Brain Fobbs scored 13 points and Alex Thomas hit a jumper with 22 seconds left to help Towson rally from an...

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Balanced Abilene Christian rolls past Northwestern St. 78-69

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — B.J. Maxwell had 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists to lead Abilene Christian to a 78-69 victory...

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Liberty remains unbeaten in Atlantic Sun with 70-64 win

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Scottie James scored 18 points and Caleb Homesley 14 and Liberty remained undefeated in the Atlantic Sun...

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Happ, Wisconsin hand No. 2 Michigan its first loss, 64-54

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ethan Happ and the Wisconsin Badgers finally closed out a tight game. Against No. 2 Michigan, too.Happ had...

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Milwaukee beats IUPUI 64-57

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Darius Roy scored 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting and DeAndre Abram added 19 points to help Milwaukee beat IUPUI...

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Mayo hits 2,000-point milestone in Eastern Kentucky's win

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — It took just 65 seconds for Nick Mayo to go where no Eastern Kentucky Colonel had gone before him and...

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Maryland-Eastern Shore tops Florida A&M 60-58 in overtime

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Colen Gaynor sank two free throws and Canaan Bartley another in the final 1:20 and that was just...

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Magee, Murphy rally Wofford past Furman 59-54

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee scored 22 points, Storm Murphy hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 17.5 seconds remaining...

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UNLV blitzes San Jose St en route to a 94-56 victory

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joel Ntambwe scored 16 points and Noah Robotham added 13 and UNLV trounced San Jose State 94-56 on Saturday...

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Harris, Walker lead Morehead St past UT Martin 85-77

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Lamontray Harris scored 20 points and Jordan Walker added 19 to lead Morehead State to an 85-77 win over...

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Irvine dominates 2nd half, sinks Northridge 74-68

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eyassu Worku scored 17 points, Collin Welp and Max Hazzard combined for 25 of their 27 in the second half...

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New Mexico runs away from Wyoming 83-53

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Led by Carlton Bragg's 16 points, six New Mexico players reached double figures as the Lobos pummeled...

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VCU pulls away from UMass in 2nd half for 68-50 victory

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — De'Riante Jenkins scored 17 points and Isaac Vann scored 10 of his 16 in the second half when VCU pulled...

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Rider tops Manhattan 60-47 for 5-0 conference start

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Dimencio Vaughn hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points and Rider beat Manhattan 60-47 on Saturday...

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No. 3 Vols rally past Alabama, make case to lead AP Top 25

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee did its part with a walk-off win of sorts against Alabama.Enough for a No. 1 ranking? All the...

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LSU beats South Carolina 89-67 for seventh consecutive win

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Emmitt Williams and Naz Reid each scored 15 points as LSU extended its winning streak to seven games by...

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Alcorn State rallies to defeat Mississippi Valley State

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Devon Brewer scored 18 points with four rebounds and four blocked shots and Alcorn State picked up its...

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Southern's 1st SWAC win 69-67 over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in OT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sidney Umude followed a missed jumper with two free throws to give Southern its first conference win in...

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Miller caps dramatic comeback, North Texas edges Rice 76-75

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Michael Miller raced down court and scored on a driving layup with time running out and North Texas...

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Windler leads Belmont over Nashville rival Tennessee State

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler scored 25 points with a career-tying seven 3-pointers and Belmont defeated Tennessee Tech...

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Thomas, Norfolk St. rally to beat Savannah St. 82-76

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored 13 of his 21 points in the second half and Norfolk State rallied from a 10-point deficit...

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Herro, No. 12 Kentucky hold off No. 14 Auburn 82-80

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Tyler Herro and the Kentucky Wildcats didn't flinch when their seemingly comfortable lead was wiped...

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Iowa State beats Oklahoma State 72-59

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The Lindell Wigginton and Cam Lard that Iowa State had hoped to see all season finally showed up on Saturday,...

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Middle Tennessee rallies to beat UTEP 75-72

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Antonio Green hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points, Reggie Scurry added 19 points, nine rebounds...

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Jones hits late 3, helps Prairie View A&M beat JSU 55-51

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Dennis Jones made just one shot on Saturday night, a key 3-pointer with 15 seconds left that helped...

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Washington stays on top of Pac-12 after 71-52 win over Cal

SEATTLE (AP) — Reaching the 5-0 mark in conference play for the first time in 35 years seemed to bring a collective yawn from...

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Casmir, FGCU unload early on Kennesaw St in 72-59 win

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Schadrac Casmir scored a season-high 34 points with seven rebounds and Florida Gulf Coast earned its first...

Terrance Ferguson is performing above his pay grade

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Thunder guard Terrance Ferguson is playing defense at a level above his weight class. More importantly for the Thunder, he’s also performing above his pay grade.

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Gee leads Alabama State past Alabama A&M 72-54

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Alabama State breezed to a 72-54 victory...

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South scores 17, Islanders beat New Orleans 76-61

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kareem South scored 17 points with three 3-pointers, Tre Gray added 15 with three 3s, and Texas...

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Taylor scores 15 points in Fresno State's big second half

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Deshon Taylor scored all of his 15 points in the second half and Fresno State rallied to defeat Boise State...

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Howard takes out SC St 71-67 in OT behind Cole's 26 pts

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — RJ Cole scored 26 points, distributed six assists and grabbed four rebounds and Howard snapped its...

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Nwora helps Louisville blast Georgia Tech, 79-51

ATLANTA (AP) — It's hardly a surprise any more when Jordan Nwora heats up, like he did Saturday in scoring 25 points to lead...

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Texas State uses big run to beat Arkansas State 77-64

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Nijal Pearson had 29 points and 11 rebounds and Texas State used a 30-0 run to beat Arkansas State...

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LIU-Brooklyn rallies late to edge Fairleigh Dickinson 79-77

NEW YORK (AP) — Raiquan Clark scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Long Island-Brooklyn rallied in the second half to...

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Geist scores 17, Missouri rolls past Texas A&M 66-43

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Missouri hadn't yet hit the panic button in Southeastern Conference play, but the Tigers' fingers...

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Central Arkansas closes strong, edges past Nicholls 74-69

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Hayden Koval scored 20 points, pulled down eight rebounds and blocked six shots as Central Arkansas pushed...

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Tyler Hall sets Big Sky scoring mark for Montana St. in loss

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Jacob Davison scored 23 points on 9-of-14 shooting and Eastern Washington beat Montana State 85-81,...

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Brodeur helps Penn upend Temple 77-70 in Big 5 showdown

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur scored 16 points with seven rebounds and five assists on Saturday and Penn beat Temple 77-70 to...

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Clemons' 3 lifts Campbell over Charleston Southern 73-72

CHARELSTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Clemons scored 29 points and his 5-0 spurt at the end gave Campbell a 73-72 win over Charleston...

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Smith scores 23, Winthrop rallies to beat USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Nych Smith scored 23 points and Winthrop dominated the second half to defeat South Carolina Upstate...

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Alexander-Walker leads No. 9 Hokies past Wake Forest, 87-71

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech claimed it had no extra motivation following a blowout loss to No. 4 Virginia this...

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Dayton outlasts St. Bonaventure 89-86 in double overtime

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Mikesell matched his career high with 21 points, leading six Dayton players in double...

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Clayton, Morgan lead Coppin State past NC Central 64-60

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Dejuan Clayton scored 16 points and Lamar Morgan scored 15 with seven rebounds and Coppin State knocked off...

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Harris scores 25, Stephen F. Austin edges Incarnate Word

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kevon Harris scored 25 points and sank the game-winning free throws with 27 seconds remaining as Stephen F....

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Morse with 20 points leads Mt. St. Mary's past Wagner 70-56

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Vado Morse scored a career-best 20 points as Mount St. Mary's posted its first conference win,...

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Baldwin scores 30, Butler beats St. John's 80-71

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kamar Baldwin scored 30 points, Jordan Tucker added 24 and Butler held off St. John's for an 80-71 win on...

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Smits leads Valparaiso past Northern Iowa 75-66

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Derrik Smits finished with 21 points and 11 rebounds for his third double-double of the season and...

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Diakite, Gordon lead Bethune-Cookman past Delaware State

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Soufiyane Diakite had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Mark Gordon scored 18 points, and Bethune Cookman...

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USC beat UCLA 80-67 to end 4-game skid in crosstown rivalry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bennie Boatwright worked and waited seven months for moments like he had Saturday.No wonder he was smiling...

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Campbell, Stockton lead No. 13 Gonzaga past San Diego 86-61

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Katie Campbell had 17 points and Laura Stockton had 10 assists, both career highs, and Jenn Wirth added a...

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Walton scores 24, leads Ball State down stretch to beat CMU

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — K.J. Walton scored 16 of his career-high 24 points in the second half to lead Ball State to an...

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Sneed, Wade lead Wildcats past Horned Frogs 65-55

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Bruce Weber was very confident about his team before the season started, but after a few injuries the...

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Rypien, Stick help West beat East 21-17 in Shrine Game

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brett Rypien displayed some of his pedigree in the East-West Shrine Game.Rypien and Easton Stick...

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Agnew's half-court shot wins it for North Alabama

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Christian Agnew hit a half-court shot as time ran out to give North Alabama a 63-62 victory over Stetson...

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Chattanooga edges The Citadel 73-71 behind Easley

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Easley had 22 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer late, and 12 rebounds and Chattanooga held...

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Eastern Illinois comes from 14 down, knocks off Austin Peay

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Josiah Wallace scored 27 points with five 3-pointers, Shareef Smith hit the winning jump shot with four...

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Hofstra wins 14th straight, 86-72 over Charleston

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Eli Pemberton had a season-high 26 points as Hofstra won its 14th consecutive game, topping Charleston...

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Robb with 12 points, Charlotte beats Louisiana Tech 55-40

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cooper Robb scored 12 points on three 3-pointers and Charlotte beat Louisiana Tech 55-40 on...

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Polite's 16 & 12 help Radford hold off UNC Asheville 71-63

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ed Polite Jr. scored 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Radford to its sixth...

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Andre leads Northern Arizona past Portland State 82-75

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Sophomore Jonathan Andre posted career highs of 21 points and seven rebounds to spark Northern Arizona...

Paul George, Thunder put defensive woes behind them

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Only seconds into the fourth quarter, Paul George snagged the ball from C.J. McCollum and raced to the other end of the court. Dunk. Believe it or don't, but George would nearly recreate that moment two more times in the fourth quarter. The...

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Georgia Southern beats South Alabama 88-86 in OT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 26 on 10-of-17 shooting, Montae Glenn added 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Georgia...

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Flagler, Hightower help Presbyterian beat Longwood 71-64

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Adam Flagler had 21 points, Cory Hightower added 11 points and 12 rebounds, and Presbyterian defeated...

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UNCG beats ETSU 75-68 in battle of 16-win teams

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Francis Alonso and Angelo Allegri each scored 15 points as the pair combined for eight 3-pointers...

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Stanford downs Washington State behind Davis, Da Silva

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Daejon Davis scored 15 points with six assists and Stanford beat Washington State 78-66 on Saturday.WSU...

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Georgia hires Warren from Florida as defensive backs coach

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart has hired Charlton Warren from Florida as defensive backs coach.Warren spent the...

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Jordan, Hawkins lead St Francis (BKN) past Sacred Heart

NEW YORK (AP) — Jalen Jordan poured in a career-high 26 points and Chauncey Hawkins came off the bench to score 23 as St....

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Langley's floater lifts NC A&T over Morgan State 57-53

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ronald Jackson scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Kaeron Langley dished 10 assists and scored...

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Scott scores 17, leads LMU past Pepperdine

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eli Scott scored 17 points and had a key offensive rebound in the final minute and Loyola Marymount held on...

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NJIT holds off Jacksonville's late rally for a 77-74 victory

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Cooks scored 23 points, Abdul Lewis added 19 points and a career-high 21 rebounds and NJIT held off...

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Syracuse gets 22 points from Battle, beats Pitt 74-63

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim breathed a sigh of relief. Five days after his Orange's biggest win of the...

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Old Dominion tops Southern Miss for 12th win in 14 games

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ahmad Caver had 19 points, eight assists and four steals, B.J. Stith scored 17 with four 3-poitners and Old...

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Robert Morris rolls to 79-65 win over Bryant

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Josh Williams hit four 3-pointers for 15 points and Robert Morris rolled to a 79-65 win over Bryant on...

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Braxton scores 16 as St. Francis surges past CCSU 80-69

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Keith Braxton led the way with 19 points, nine rebounds and seven assists as St. Francis (Pa.) raced...

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No. 17 NC State holds off Notre Dame 77-73 after Wake loss

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — No. 17 North Carolina State left coach Kevin Keatts with a hoarse voice Saturday.A strong finish...

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Brewton helps Memphis roll past SMU 83-61

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kareem Brewton scored 20 points with a career-high six 3-pointers, Raynere Thornton had 11 points and a...

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Elon beats William & Mary 76-71 with late rally

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Tyler Seibring scored 26 points with four 3-pointers, Sheldon Eberhardt added a career-high 23 with...

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Eastern, Edwards lead Purdue past No. 25 Indiana 70-55

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Nojel Eastern delivered at both ends of the court, much to the delight of the Purdue fans at Mackey...

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Miami (Ohio) powers past Akron 68-61

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Darrian Ringo had 16 points and nine assists and Miami (Ohio) used a late run to power past Akron 68-61 for...

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Yale holds off Brown 70-67 in Ivy League opener

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Alex Copeland scored 14 points, three others had 11 and Yale held off Brown 70-67 on Saturday for its...

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UL Monroe beats Louisiana-Lafayette for 1st time in 4 years

MONROE, La. (AP) — Daishon Smith made all 13 of his free throws and scored 27 points and Michael Ertel added a career-high 23...

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Mercer holds off Samford 93-87 behind Cummings

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Ross Cummings scored 32 points with four 3-pointers and made all 12 of his free throws, Ethan Stair...

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Funk, Wilson combine for 39 to lead Army past Navy, 72-61

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Tommy Funk led the way with 22 points and seven assists and Matt Wilson scored 17 with 11 rebounds and...

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Red-hot Dennis scores 32, UT Arlington defeats Little Rock

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Edric Dennis continued his recent scoring binge with a season-high 32 points and UT Arlington defeated...

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Southern Utah holds off Sacramento State 76-71

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Cameron Oluyitan tossed in 21 points and Andre Adams added 17 points and nine rebounds to guide...

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Geu puts North Dakota State on top over North Dakota 67-64

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Deng Geu scored 15 points including a jumper with less than two minutes remaining to give North Dakota State...

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Haley's layup lifts West Virginia over No. 7 Kansas 65-64

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self left his postgame news conference, saw West Virginia's Bob Huggins down a...

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Hollingsworth scores 24 in Western Kentucky's victory

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth scored 24 points and Jared Savage hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with just over...

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Walker's 31 pts lead Kent State past N Illinois 78-68

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker scored 31 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Kent State used a 50-point second half to beat...

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Adams scores 31 to lead UConn to 87-71 win over Tulane

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn hasn't had many comfortable wins in conference play over the past two seasons, but the Huskies...

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Varnado's 3-pointer gives Troy upset over Georgia State

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jordan Varnado scored 32 points including a 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left and Troy beat Georgia State 77-75...

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Harper scores 22, Drexel bounces back from 18-point deficit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Troy Harper had 22 points and Drexel overcame an early 18-point deficit to defeat James Madison 73-68 on...

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Loyola spoils Indiana State's celebration of its 1979 team

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Cameron Krutwig had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Marques Townes also scored 16 points and Loyola-Chicago...

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Veal, Julien lead SE Louisiana past McNeese 76-69

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Marlain Veal hit five 3-pointers and scored 27 points, making all eight of his free throws in the...

Riley most adamant yet about sticking with the Sooners

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The NFL is intrigued with Riley, but he's showing no signs of interest in pro football, even after a 45-34 loss to Alabama

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Dowtin leads Rhode Island run in win over La Salle

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeff Dowtin scored 22 points, Cyril Langevine scored 19 with 14 rebounds and Rhode Island beat La Salle...

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Zalys scores 21, Lafayette battles past American 84-79 in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paulius Zalys scored six of his 21 points in overtime as Lafayette battled past American on Saturday, halting...

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Yarbrough scores 27, Illinois State defeats Evansville 78-70

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Milik Yarbrough scored 27 points and Illinois State held Evansville to three points in the final two...

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No. 18 Mississippi rolls to 84-67 win over Arkansas

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — D.C. Davis played a grand total of 16 minutes last season, yet there he was on Saturday, leading a fast...

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Holmes, Sutton help No. 11 Texas women hold off TCU 73-67

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Joyner Holmes scored 17 points, Sug Sutton made four free throws in the final 10 seconds and No. 11 Texas...

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Bowling Green wins 9th straight game, eases by WMU 79-48

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Dylan Frye had 14 points, with four 3-pointers, seven rebounds and five assists, Justin Turner added...

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Cuthbertson leads C Carolina past Appalachian St 89-72

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson scored 24 points with seven rebounds and Ajay Sanders scored 14 and Coastal Carolina beat...

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Cohen scores 26, McCloud 21 in Green Bay win over UIC

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Sandy Cohen scored 26 points with four assists, JayQuan McCloud added 21 points and Green Bay defeated...

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South Carolina offers free hoops tickets to federal workers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is offering free tickets for men's and women's basketball games at Colonial Life Arena to...

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Oakland holds on to edge Detroit Mercy 79-73

DETROIT (AP) — Jaevin Cumberland hit six 3-pointers and scored 24 points and Oakland survived a late rally by Detroit Mercy for...

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Lutete, Noel lead UMass Lowell past Hartford 76-73

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Christian Lutete scored a career-high 35 points, and Obadiah Noel's jump shot with 54 seconds served as...

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Prochet scores 24 points, Niagara beats Quinnipiac 75-72

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Marvin Prochet tied his career high with 24 points with four 3-pointers and Niagara beat Quinnipiac 75-72...

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McDonald's 23 pts sends N Kentucky past Youngstown St

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Drew McDonald scored 23 points on 8-of-10 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds and Northern Kentucky...

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Allen, Locke lead the way as Gators beat Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Kevarrius Hayes saw no reason to worry even as Florida was letting another second-half lead fade...

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Morgan all-time Cornell scorer after win in Ivy opener

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Morgan scored 21 points in becoming Cornell's all-time leading scorer and the Big Red opened the Ivy...

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Ivanauskas leads balanced Colgate past BU 77-56

BOSTON (AP) — Rapolas Ivanauskas scored 17 points with 10 rebounds, and five players scored nine or more, as Colgate defeated...

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Parham's 33 pts leads VMI past W Carolina 91-83

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Bubba Parham scored 33 points, Sarju Patel added 17 and VMI beat Western Carolina 91-83 on Saturday for...

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Johnson scores 22 to help No. 13 Tar Heels beat Miami 85-76

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — With 6½ minutes left and North Carolina clinging to a one-point lead, 6-foot-9 Cameron Johnson took...

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Princeton's Cannady suspended after swinging at campus cop

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Officials say Devin Cannady has been suspended from the Princeton University basketball team after...

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Joens, hot start, carry No. 18 Iowa St women past OU 104-78

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Ashley Joens had six 3-pointers and 25 points, both career-highs, and No. 18 Iowa State blitzed Oklahoma...

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Duncan scores 20 as Vermont routs Binghamton 78-50

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Ernie Duncan scored 20 points and Vermont rode a huge first half to a 78-50 victory over Binghamton on...

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Stony Brook storms back to beat Maine 64-61

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Elijah Olaniyi scored 10 of his 14 points in the second half to help Stony Brook rally from an 18-point...

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Taylor's free throws help UCF preserve victory

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor scored 15 points, including UCF's final five, and the Knights edged Tulsa 64-62 on Saturday...

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Auburn center Austin Wiley out with lower leg injury

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn center Austin Wiley is out for the Kentucky game with a lower leg injury.Auburn announced Wiley's...

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Frampton knocks down 8 treys, Davidson clobbers Richmond

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Luke Frampton scored 24 points, knocking down eight 3-pointers, and Davidson clobbered Richmond 75-62...

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Wright State runs away from Cleveland State 89-66

CLEVELAND (AP) — Loudon Love scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Wright State pulled away early to beat Cleveland...

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UConn won't rule out cutting some sports to close budget gap

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn won't rule out eliminating some sports to close a more than $40 million gap in its athletic...

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Collier, Dangerfield help No. 2 UConn women top Temple 88-67

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Crystal Dangerfield did it all for UConn.Dangerfield had a career-high 26 points with nine assists and no...

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Tennessee adds former Vols QB Tee Martin to football staff

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two decades after playing quarterback on Tennessee's last national championship team, Tee Martin is...

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Soto layup lifts Bucknell past Lehigh 85-83, into 1st place

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Jimmy Sotos raced down the lane for the winning layup with 1.2 seconds left to cap a frantic finish that...

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Kostecka nets 26, game winner, Loyola nips HC 67-65 in OT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Andrew Kostecka scored 26 points, the last coming on a layup as time expired in overtime, to give...

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Prosecutor disputes reports on Oklahoma sex assault case

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A prosecutor is disputing reports that the case has been dismissed against four teenagers accused of...

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Puscia, Occeus lead Northeastern past UNC Wilmington 88-71

BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Puscia scored 21 points, Shawn Occeus added 20 with four 3-pointers, and Northeastern pulled away from UNC...

Thunder defense a no-show against Lakers

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Billy Donovan says it's his fault. He told the Thunder it needed to be better on offense. Mission accomplished. But be careful what you wish for. The Thunder indeed is scoring with more frequency. But it apparently has come at the cost of...

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Saints-Rams NFC title game a clash of like-minded coaches

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One way or another, the NFC Championship between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints will be won by...

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Slocum nets 24 points, No. 10 Beavers beat Arizona 86-64

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State coach Scott Rueck said his team took a step toward becoming a great team.Rueck said the...

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Ionescu scores 31, No. 5 Ducks top No. 19 Sun Devils 77-71

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves knew his team would find out what Baylor, Louisville and Stanford already learned...

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Smith's 27 points carry No. 6 Stanford women past Washington

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — There are some games when Stanford finds its groove from the opening tip, methodically handles...

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No. 5 Oregon outlasts No. 19 Arizona State 77-71

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought off a late 3-point barrage and outlasted No. 19...

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Hot-shooting Villanova beats Xavier for 6th straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Midway through the second half against Xavier, Villanova's Phil Booth launched a 3-pointer that bounced...

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Jury convicts ex-Utah State football player of rape charges

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — A jury Friday found a former Utah State University football player guilty of sexually assaulting six...

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Ionescu, No. 5 Oregon women hold off No. 19 Arizona State

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought off a late 3-point barrage and outlasted No. 19...

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Massinburg scores 31, No. 16 Buffalo tops Eastern Michigan

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — CJ Massinburg ended a four-game slump by scoring 31 points, leading No. 16 Buffalo to a 77-65 win over...

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Massinburg leads No. 16 Buffalo past E. Michigan, 77-65

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo has so many scoring threats, senior guard CJ Massinburg wondered aloud which players their...

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UConn self-imposes penalties for violations under Ollie

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut announced Friday that it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a...

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Law hit go-ahead basket as Northwestern holds off Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — After sitting out a game with a knee injury and spending most of the night shaking off the rust, senior...

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No. 24 DePaul women hold off St. John's 73-64

CHICAGO (AP) — Chante Stonewall scored 22 points and No. 24 DePaul used an early fourth-quarter burst to hold off St. John's...