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February 2, 2016 - 11:16pm
1 week 4 days ago

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jontrell Walker scored 23 points, Derail Green added 20, and each converted free throws off late technical fouls to lift Incarnate Word past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 70-65 on Tuesday night.

Hameed Ali made two from the line to give Texas A&M-Corpus Christi a 61-60 lead with 2:13 to play. Seventeen seconds later, Rashawn Thomas was called for his fifth foul and then came two technical fouls. Walker made the first four free throws, Green hit the...

February 2, 2016 - 11:16pm
1 week 4 days ago

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Jaysean Paige scored 23 points, including a crucial 3 with 1:05 left, and No. 14 West Virginia beat No. 13 Iowa State 81-76 on Monday night for its league-leading fourth Big 12 road win.

Devin Williams added 17 points and 18 rebounds for the Mountaineers (18-4, 7-2), who rallied from 15 points down for its third win in four games.

Paige shot 10 of 17 from the field, none bigger than the 3 that gave West Virginia a 75-74 lead. The...

February 2, 2016 - 11:14pm
1 week 4 days ago

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Tyler Seguin scored twice, John Klingberg had a goal and an assist and the Dallas Stars held on for a 5-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.

Vernon Fiddler and Antoine Roussel also scored for Dallas, and Antti Niemi stopped 21 shots.

Andrew Ladd, Adam Lowry and Dustin Byfuglien scored for Winnipeg, and Connor Hellebuyck made 22 saves.

Seguin scored for the first time in five games and...

February 2, 2016 - 11:08pm
1 week 4 days ago

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — James Webb III scored 19 points and Boise State rallied from 13 points down in the second half to beat Utah State 70-67 on Tuesday night.

The Broncos (16-7, 7-3 Mountain West) didn't lead until Lonnie Jackson hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 1:28 to play. It was his first 3-pointer after missing six attempts from behind the arc.

Webb scored all but two of his points in the second half, when Boise State twice rallied...

February 2, 2016 - 11:05pm
1 week 4 days ago

ATLANTA (AP) — With coach Mike Krzyzewski at home because of an illness, Grayson Allen scored 27 points and Duke dominated much of the second half for an 80-71 victory over Georgia Tech on Tuesday night.

Associate head coach Jeff Capel ran the Blue Devils (16-6, 5-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) in place of Coach K, who became ill after the team meal Monday evening. He was checked at the university hospital and advised to skip the trip to Atlanta.

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February 2, 2016 - 11:02pm
1 week 4 days ago

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Gbinije scored 17 points leading Syracuse to a 68-60 overtime win against Virginia Tech Tuesday night.

The Hokies led 55-48 with 2:27 left in regulation, but Gbinije hit an NBA 3-pointer with 27 seconds remaining to tie, then started the overtime with a jumper to give the Orange their first lead of the game, 58-56.

Trevor Cooney's 3-pointer started an 8-2 run with a Tyler Lydon slam and Malachi Richardson 3-pointer....

February 2, 2016 - 10:57pm
1 week 4 days ago

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Troy Brouwer scored with 1:05 remaining in the third period and Brian Elliott made 16 saves to give the St. Louis Blues a 1-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.

St. Louis has won all four matchups between the teams this season.

Coming off his first All-Star Game appearance, Pekka Rinne made 22 saves in defeat. The Predators had won a season-best four straight.

On the game's only goal,...

February 2, 2016 - 10:51pm
1 week 4 days ago

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Shawn Long scored a season-high 28 with 17 rebounds and Johnathan Stove had 13 points to help Louisiana-Lafayette slip past Louisiana-Monroe 72-65 in overtime Tuesday night for its seventh-straight win.

Long made a career-high 11 free throws on 16 attempts. He has 15 double-doubles this season and 67 in his career.

The Ragin' Cajuns (12-8, 8-3 Sun Belt) outscored ULM 8-1 in overtime as the Warhawks missed all five of their field...

February 2, 2016 - 10:39pm
1 week 4 days ago

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Chris Kendrix scored a career-high 21 points and Missouri State came up clutch at the free-throw line in the final seconds to hold off Bradley 77-71 on Tuesday night.

Dorrian Williams and Jarred Dixon each scored a pair of foul shots in the last 13 seconds to foil a Bradley comeback. Camyn Boone scored 18 points for Missouri State (10-13, 6-5 Missouri Valley Conference). The Tigers made 30 of 37 foul shots

Bradley missed its...

February 2, 2016 - 10:38pm
1 week 4 days ago

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 26 points and tied a career-high with 14 assists as the Houston Rockets snapped a three-game skid with a 115-102 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night.

Houston had a double-digit lead for most of the second half and was up by 10 when Josh Smith scored all of the team's points in a 7-2 run that pushed the advantage to 104-89 with about five minutes remaining.

The Rockets started Smith, a 6-foot-9 forward, at...

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