KENT, Ohio (AP) — Khaliq Spicer had 21 points and 13 rebounds as Kent State pulled away late to beat Eastern Michigan 73-58 on Tuesday night.
Spicer, who had 13 points in the second half, also had five blocks. Jimmy Hall added 13 points, and Kellon Thomas and Chris Ortiz had 12 apiece for Kent State (15-5, 6-1 Mid-American Conference), which has won five consecutive games.
Kent State held Eastern Michigan to just 7-of 32 shooting from the floor in...
MONTREAL (AP) — Brandon Dubinsky and Cam Atkinson each had a goal and an assist to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Canadiens 5-2 on Tuesday night and sweep a home-and-home with Montreal.
Boone Jenner, Scott Hartnell and Brandon Saad also scored for the Blue Jackets. Rookie goaltender Joonas Korpisalo stopped 28 shots and improved to 4-0-1 in his last five starts. The Blue Jackets also beat Montreal 5-2 on Monday night in Columbus.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Nico Clareth scored a career-high 24 points, Brett Bisping had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and Siena beat Niagara 82-70 Tuesday night for the Saints' seventh straight win in the series.
Matt Scott scored eight straight points to pull Niagara to 60-54 with just under eight minutes left. He scored 13 of his team's first 22 points of the second half. But Bisping scored six points during a 9-3 run to extend Siena's lead to 69-57.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov and Vincent Trocheck scored power-play goals, and the Florida Panthers rolled into the All-Star break on another good note by topping the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 Tuesday night.
Reilly Smith and Jussi Jokinen each had a goal and an assist for Florida, which improved to 20-0-1 when scoring at least three times.
Roberto Luongo made 22 saves for Florida, which goes into the break atop the Atlantic Division and in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes and the New York Mets have completed their $75 million, three-year contract, which gives the slugging outfielder a chance to terminate the deal after one season.
The Mets announced the move Tuesday night, four days after the sides agreed to terms — pending a physical. Cespedes gets a $10 million signing bonus and a $17.5 million salary this year. He receives a full no-trade provision and the opportunity to become a free agent again after...