• Milton, Moore help No. 12 SMU rout South Florida 92-58

    There were a lot of things Larry Brown could appreciate about the way SMU played against South Florida on Sunday. Especially, the way the 12th-ranked Mustangs shared the ball in rebounding from their second loss of the season with a 92-58 rout of the struggling Bulls. Shake Milton scored 22 points…

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  • Villanova latest No. 1 in AP poll; 6th top team this season

    Villanova joined an exclusive club Monday. The Wildcats are now among the 57 schools to have been ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll.

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  • Jok scores 23 to lead No. 5 Iowa past Illinois, 77-65

    Just over three minutes into the second half, Iowa's Peter Jok stole the ball from Illinois guard Khalid Lewis and glided to the other end of the court for a two-handed dunk. It was part of a 5-minute span after halftime in which the junior scored seven of the fifth-ranked Hawkeyes' points, pushing…

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  • Brad vs. the Book: Red River bank, Texas a strong play at OU

    Texas has quietly built a solid at-large resume, but can the 'Horns keep pace with fast-breaking Oklahoma?

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  • Hemsley leads SDSU to 78-71 OT win vs New Mexico

    San Diego State's 10-game winning streak to open Mountain West Conference play seemed all but over when New Mexico took a five-point lead with 21.1 seconds to play. Remarkably, the Aztecs forced overtime and then won it 78-71, tying the MWC record for the best start at 11-0. No shot was bigger than…

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  • Garrett scores 29 points; Rhode Island beats La Salle 79-62

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jarvis Garrett scored 19 of his career-high 28 points in the second half to help Rhode Island pull away and beat La Salle 79-62 on Saturday night.

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  • Louisville-Duke Preview

    Rick Pitino doesn't believe his Louisville players should be punished for the mistakes of others, but he won't mind if they take out their frustrations on opponents. Coming off an emotional performance after learning their postseason fate, the 19th-ranked Cardinals hope to have leading scorer…

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  • Michael's 40 helps Statham get record 1,099th win

    Harry Statham earned his record-breaking 1,099th victory as a head coach on Saturday as freshman Nate Michael scored 40 points to lead McKendree to a 92-84 win over Maryville. The 78-year-old Statham, who is in his 50th season coaching his alma mater, moved past legendary Tennessee women's coach…

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  • San Francisco beats Santa Clara 89-86 in overtime

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Devin Watson scored 24 points, including six in overtime, Uche Ofoegbu blocked a potential game-tying 3-pointer, and San Francisco beat Santa Clara 89-86 on Saturday night.

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  • Notre Dame rallies to beat No. 2 North Carolina 80-76

    Notre Dame did it to North Carolina again. Demetrius Jackson scored 19 points, Bonzie Colson had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the Fighting Irish rallied to beat the second-ranked Tar Heels 80-76 on Saturday night. It was the first meeting between the schools since the Irish used a 26-3 run to…

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  • Arizona State breezes past Washington State, 67-55

    The Arizona State Sun Devils rank among the worst 3-point shooting teams in the Pac-12 Conference, but the Washington State Cougars became the latest victims of ASU's recent improvement from long range. The Sun Devils sank 7 of 14 shots from beyond the arc in the first half to help them take…

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  • No. 14 West Virginia beats No. 15 Baylor 80-69

    With a little help, West Virginia has scratched its way into sole possession of first place in the tough Big 12. ''We can't get too comfortable,'' West Virginia forward Devin Williams said. Daxter Miles Jr. scored a season-high 20 points and No. 14 West Virginia beat No. 15 Baylor 80-69 on Saturday…

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  • Norfolk State uses 4-point play to beat Howard, 99-92 in 2OT

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jeff Short scored 13 of his 19 points in two overtime periods, and Norfolk State beat Howard 99-92 on Saturday night.

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  • Miami-Georgia Tech Preview

    The difference between Miami and Georgia Tech in the ACC standings is four games and seven places, but certain conference results are hinting toward the on-court gap being not quite what one might expect. The Yellow Jackets (12-10, 2-7) have lost their last two after a 90-83 win at N.C. State on…

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  • Troy comes back for win, knocks off Arkansas State 71-70

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -- John Walton III completed a 3-point play and Daniel Peace made two free throws with 13 seconds left to provide just enough cushion for Troy to hold off Arkansas State 71-70 on Saturday night.

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  • Curry's 31 helps James Madison beat Hofstra 98-95 in OT

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) -- Ron Curry had seven 3-pointers and a career-high 31 points and Shakir Brown had eight of his 15 in overtime as James Madison defeated Hofstra 98-95 on Sunday.

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  • Lee, Illinois State top No. 21 Wichita State 58-53

    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois State was down by 16 against No. 21 Wichita State when Paris Lee took over.

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  • Siakam powers New Mexico State past Utah Valley, 98-74

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- Pascal Siakam scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as New Mexico State romped past Utah Valley, 98-74 on Saturday night to remain in first-place in the Western Athletic Conference.

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  • Kingsley's 17 points sparks Arkansas past Tennessee, 85-67

    Mike Anderson had a message to send to standout Moses Kingsley after what the Arkansas coach considered to be too many emotional outbursts earlier in the week in a loss at Florida. Consider the message received loudly and clearly for the Razorbacks junior. Coming off the bench for the first time…

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