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February 9, 2016 - 12:25am
1 day 5 hours ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Despite a second loss Ohio State this season, Maryland coach Brenda Frese did not sound overly concerned about the direction of her team with a third of the Big Ten season left to go.

"It's February," said Frese, whose team trailed by seven at halftime and as many as 18 in the third quarter. "We've just got to be able to learn from this. I'm proud of the fight we showed in the second half."

Brionna Jones scored 28 points, but it...

February 9, 2016 - 12:16am
1 day 6 hours ago

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Octavious Brown scored 15 points and made four free throws down the stretch as Alcorn State shot 57 percent from the field after halftime and held off Grambling State 66-63 on Monday night.

Tamarico Wilson led Alcorn State (11-12, 8-3 Southwest Athletic Conference) with 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting. Brown opened the game with a jumper and a 3-pointer, then Wilson stepped up with two baskets and a 3 and the Braves took an early 12-4 lead and never...

February 9, 2016 - 12:12am
1 day 6 hours ago

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Chace Franklin scored 20 — including the winning 3-pointer with three seconds left — while Paris Collins and Raeford Worsham each had double-doubles to help Jackson State rally from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat Southern 81-80 Monday night.

Collins had 18 points and a career-high 15 rebounds and Worsham finished with 16 and 10 for Jackson State.

Southern (16-8, 8-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference) led 50-34 at the break...

February 9, 2016 - 12:06am
1 day 7 hours ago

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Trent Whiting scored 18 points and Arkansas-Pine Bluff clawed back in the second half to beat Alabama State 75-70 in overtime on Monday night.

The Golden Lions (6-19, 4-7 SWAC) trailed 37-27 at halftime and by as many as 18 at one point. But Arkansas Pine-Bluff rallied, outscoring the Hornets by 10 in the second half (39-29) to force an extra period and then 9-4 in OT to seal the win.

JoVaughn Love finished with 14 points and...

February 9, 2016 - 12:02am
1 day 7 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reginald Johnson Jr. had 22 points and nine rebounds, Lawrence Cooks hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 43 seconds left and Hampton beat Howard 68-65 Monday night for the Pirates 12th straight win in the series.

Johnson gave Hampton a 65-63 lead on a layup with 2:51 remaining, James Daniel III tied the game for the 12th time with a minute left and Cooks made his first 3 of the contest in six attempts.

Quinton Chievous added 15 points and...

February 9, 2016 - 12:00am
21 hours 54 min ago
PREP BASKETBALL
BOYS BASKETBALL

Ashton-Franklin Center 77, Amboy 63

Aurora Central Catholic 61, Plano 41

Blue Island Eisenhower 60, South Shore 58

Bowen 70, Harper 55

Carmel 47, Lakes Community 36

Chicago (Hope) 46, Carrier Mills 45, OT

Chicago (Noble Street Charter/UIC) 70, Chicago (Noble...

February 8, 2016 - 11:53pm
1 day 7 hours ago
EAST

Albany (NY) 69, Binghamton 56

Army 82, Colgate 72

Georgetown 92, St. John's 67

Lehigh 87, Lafayette 72

Mass.-Lowell 100, Vermont 93

NJ City 97, Valley Forge Christian 47

New Hampshire 88, Maine 75

St. Peter's 68, Quinnipiac 52

Stony Brook 85, Hartford 72...

February 8, 2016 - 11:44pm
1 day 7 hours ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 25 of his 32 points in the second half and Oklahoma City pulled away in the final four minutes to hand the Phoenix Suns their eighth consecutive loss, 122-106 on Monday night.

The Suns, losers of 23 of their last 25 games, were in it most of the way and led by as many as six late in the third quarter. But Durant sank two 3-pointers in a 16-4 Oklahoma City run to finish the game.

Russell Westbrook added 29 points for...

February 8, 2016 - 11:39pm
1 day 7 hours ago

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Rashawn Thomas scored a career-high 34 points with 12 rebounds, three steals and four blocked shots to help Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Houston Baptist 83-76 Monday night.

Ehab Amin had 18 points, on 8-of-12 shooting, Bryce Douvier scored 14 and Hameed Ali added 11 with eight assists and six steals. Ali came into the game averaging 2.68 steals per game, third in Division I.

Ali scored four in a row to spark a 10-4...

February 8, 2016 - 11:36pm
21 hours 54 min ago
BOYS' BASKETBALL

Albert Gallatin 80, Chartiers-Houston 61

Allderdice 75, New Castle 49

Barrack Hebrew 67, Mercy Vocational 27

Bishop Canevin 58, Cornell 43

Bishop Carroll 59, Central Cambria 55

Bishop Guilfoyle 63, Penn Cambria 49

Blairsville 57, Marion Center 46

Brookville 76, Redbank...

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