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February 28, 2015 - 11:17pm
20 hours 2 min ago
PREP BASKETBALL
BOYS BASKETBALL
1A Chicago (St. Benedict) Regional
Championship

Luther North 50, Ida Crown 42

POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Marion vs. Belleville (Althoff Catholic), ccd.

GIRLS BASKETBALL
1A State...
February 28, 2015 - 11:17pm
1 day 6 hours ago

DALLAS (AP) — Deron Williams scored 25 points, Thaddeus Young had 16 points and eight rebounds off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets topped the Dallas Mavericks 104-94 on Saturday night.

The victory completed a 3-5 road trip for the Nets, who moved into eighth place in the Eastern Conference.

Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points and Devin Harris had 14 for Dallas, which dropped percentage points behind the Los Angeles Clippers into sixth place in the Western...

February 28, 2015 - 11:13pm
1 day 6 hours ago

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lonnie McClanahan had 18 points and 12 assists, Erick Neal had a key 3-pointer and Texas-Arlington beat Arkansas-Little Rock 82-73 on Saturday.

McClanahan celebrated his senior night with his first double-double of the season and the freshman Neal shot 4 of 4 from the field and 6 of 6 from the foul line.

Neal's biggest shot was a 3-pointer with 1:24 left that gave the Mavericks (16-12, 10-8 Sun Belt) a 75-69 lead. He followed...

February 28, 2015 - 11:09pm
1 day 6 hours ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Del Zotto's short-handed goal 1:19 into the third period lifted the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.

Matt Read, Michael Raffl and Wayne Simmonds also scored for the Flyers, who snapped a two-game losing streak while cooling off the Rangers.

J.T. Miller and John Moore tallied for New York, which lost in regulation for the first time in 11 games (7-1-3) and had a five-game,...

February 28, 2015 - 11:06pm
1 day 7 hours ago

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — John Jordan scored 19 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had six assists and three steals as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi upset Sam Houston State 61-59 in Southland Conference play on Saturday night.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (16-12, 11-5) has now beaten both conference leaders, shocking Stephen F. Austin 71-63 on February 14. SFA (24-4, 14-1) is alone atop the conference standings. SHSU (22-6, 13-2) fell to second. The Islanders are in...

February 28, 2015 - 11:05pm
1 day 7 hours ago
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All Times EST
EASTERN CONFERENCE
East Division
GPWLOLSLPtsGFGA
Reading5335142274193154
Florida5233132472190163
South Carolina563118
February 28, 2015 - 11:00pm
1 day 7 hours ago

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Jay Wright scored 20 points and Louisiana-Lafayette hit 12 3-pointers to beat Georgia Southern 68-58 on Saturday night.

Georgia Southern (20-7, 13-5 Sun Belt Conference) is now tied with Georgia State and Louisiana-Monroe for first place in the conference. Louisiana-Lafayette (17-12, 11-7) is in fourth place, two games back of the leaders.

Louisiana-Lafayette led 59-49 with 7:59 to play before Georgia Southern used a 9-2 surge...

February 28, 2015 - 10:56pm
1 day 7 hours ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Terrence Williams scored 19 points, including the game-winning bucket, to lift Charlotte to a 77-76 win over Rice on Saturday night.

Trailing by four with 36 seconds left, Charlotte (13-16, 6-10 Conference USA) got a 3-pointer from Pierria Henry to trim it to 76-75. Braxton Ogbueze then got a steal at the other end, setting up William's winning jumper with nine seconds to go.

Rice's Seth Gearhart missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer....

February 28, 2015 - 10:56pm
1 day 7 hours ago
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All Times EST
EASTERN CONFERENCE
East Division
GPWLOLSLPtsGFGA
Reading5335142274193154
Florida5233132472190163
South Carolina563118
February 28, 2015 - 10:54pm
1 day 7 hours ago

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Shaquille Harrison scored all eight of Tulsa's points in overtime and the Golden Hurricane rallied to beat Memphis 74-72 on Saturday for a fourth straight win.

Harrison, who finished with 23 points and five assists, hit two layups, a free throw and a 3-pointer and Tulsa led 74-69 with 31 seconds left in overtime. Kendren Johnson hit a 3-pointer to pull Memphis within 74-72, but teammate Nick King's 3-pointer missed with four seconds left....

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