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February 28, 2015 - 10:34pm
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Trency Jackson scored 17 points, T.J. Price added 15 and Western Kentucky cruised past Florida International 77-61 on Saturday.

FIU opened a seven-point lead early, but WKU erased that quickly as Jackson drilled back-to-back 3-pointers and Price added one from long distance to take a 22-19 lead. FIU never led or tied again.

The Hilltoppers made four more 3s in the half and led 36-28 at the break.

Western...

February 28, 2015 - 10:34pm
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patrick McCaw hit five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to lead UNLV to a 69-57 victory over Wyoming on Saturday night.

McCaw was 6 of 10 from the floor. Christian Wood scored 10 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Cody Doolin chipped in 10 points for UNLV, which shot 48 percent overall and 11 of 19 (58 percent) from long range.

UNLV (16-13, 7-9 Mountain West) built a 32-25 halftime lead and stretched it to 10 with 11:05...

February 28, 2015 - 10:32pm
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February 28, 2015 - 10:25pm
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Obi Emegano scored 25 points and Oral Roberts topped Denver 60-57 on Saturday, clinching third place in the Summit League and staying one game ahead of IPFW, which won earlier in the day.

Denver's Brett Olson drilled a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left to draw the Pioneers to within two at 57-55. But a flurry of fouls resulted in Emegano hitting 3 of 4 free throws in the last 11 seconds to allow Oral Roberts to cling to the win.

Oral...

February 28, 2015 - 10:23pm
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CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks acquired center Antoine Vermette from the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night for a first-round pick this year and defensive prospect Klas Dahlbeck.

The 32-year-old Vermette will be an unrestricted free agent after the season. He has 13 goals and 22 assists in 62 games this season. In 11 seasons, he has 194 goals and 236 assists in 815 regular-season games with Ottawa, Columbus and Arizona.

The Coyotes have lost...

February 28, 2015 - 10:20pm
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ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Stellar Wind won the $100,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes for 3-year-old fillies by 2¾ lengths Saturday at Santa Anita.

Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Stellar Wind ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.16 and paid $16, $8.60 and $5.20 at 7-1 odds. She swung four-wide turning for home after racing wide behind the pace.

Light the City, coming off a second-place finish in the Las Virgenes on Jan. 31, returned $3.60 and $2.40.

Glory...

February 28, 2015 - 10:19pm
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February 28, 2015 - 10:18pm
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Derrick Marks scored 18 points and James Webb III added 16 for Boise State, which rallied to stun No. 24 San Diego State 56-46 Saturday night to keep the Aztecs from clinching at least a share of the Mountain West Conference title.

SDSU led 39-32 with 11:12 left but went cold from the field. Boise State outscored SDSU 24-7 in the final 11 minutes.

Boise State (22-7, 12-4) won for the first time in four games at Viejas Arena and swept...

February 28, 2015 - 10:16pm
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NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Langston Galloway made a clinching 3-pointer and the New York Knicks ended a sad Saturday for the franchise with a 103-98 victory over Toronto, the Raptors' season-high fifth straight loss.

After beginning the night with a moment of silence for former Knicks forward Anthony Mason, who died Saturday at 48, the team finished it by celebrating its second straight victory.

Former Raptors center Andrea...

February 28, 2015 - 10:14pm
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Reading5335142274193154
Florida5233132472190163
South Carolina563118
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