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January 26, 2016 - 10:05pm
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BOSTON (AP) — Corey Perry scored his 20th goal and added an assist for the Anaheim Ducks in a 6-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.

Shea Theodore, David Perron and Ryan Kesler also each had a goal and an assist, and Kevin Bieksa and Mike Santorelli also scored for the Ducks. Anaheim scored four straight goals after falling behind 1-0 in the opening minute and has won five of six. The Ducks take a three-game winning streak into the All-Star break....

January 26, 2016 - 10:02pm
1 week 4 days ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lakers coach Byron Scott says he didn't post a comment on his Instagram account apparently threatening to fight a fan.

Before the Lakers faced Dallas on Tuesday night, Scott said he doesn't know who wrote the comment on the since-deleted post, which showed the coach working out at a boxing gym.

When a commenter told Scott to "keep (his) hands up," someone logged in as Scott told the commenter to "Bring it ... and show your face,...

January 26, 2016 - 9:58pm
1 week 4 days ago

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Nigel Hayes scored 31 points, Ethan Happ added 25 and Wisconsin snapped No. 19 Indiana's 12-game winning streak with an 82-79 victory in overtime on Tuesday night.

The Badgers (12-9, 4-4 Big Ten) missed several chances in the closing minutes of overtime to put the game out of reach after Bronson Koenig and Jordan Hill each went 1 of 2 at the free throw line.

Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell's 3 with 5 seconds left pulled the Hoosiers within...

January 26, 2016 - 9:55pm
1 week 4 days ago

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jonathan Holton had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 9 West Virginia to a 70-55 victory over Kansas State on Tuesday night, giving the Mountaineers a sweep of the season series.

It was Holton's second double-double in three games for the Mountaineers (17-3, 6-2 Big 12).

Justin Edwards had 11 points for Kansas State (12-8, 2-6), which cut West Virginia's lead to single digits in the second half just once. Dean Wade had...

January 26, 2016 - 9:52pm
1 week 4 days ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ish Smith had 20 points and nine assists and Robert Covington scored 19 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 113-103 win over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.

Once 1-30 on Dec. 23 and challenging for the worst record in NBA history, the Sixers have since gone 6-9 and might not even end up with the worst record in the league.

The Sixers led almost the entire game against the slumping Suns and built a 19-point advantage....

January 26, 2016 - 9:47pm
1 week 4 days ago

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Kenny Kaminski scored 22 points as Ohio lost a 20-point second-half lead but held on to beat Toledo 81-79 on Tuesday night.

Toledo was trailing 79-77 with 19 seconds left when Nathan Boothe drove the right baseline for a layup. Ohio's Antonio Campbell stripped the ball away for a steal as Boothe was going up. Jordan Lauf then fouled Treg Setty who made two free throws for an 81-77 lead.

Toledo's Jaelan Sanford was fouled as he...

January 26, 2016 - 9:46pm
1 week 4 days ago

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Shaq Goodwin scored a career-high 35 points and had nine rebounds and six assists to help Memphis beat Central Florida 97-86 on Tuesday night.

Goodwin was 15 of 23 from the field and made all four of his free throws.

Central Florida cut it to 89-82 with 1:34 left but Memphis made 6 of 7 free throws to seal it.

Avery Woodson hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, and Ricky Tarrant Jr. added four 3s and 18...

January 26, 2016 - 9:45pm
1 week 4 days ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0 on Tuesday night.

Sidney Crosby got his 17th goal of the year for the Penguins. The two-time MVP has scored in each of Pittsburgh's last seven home games, the longest home scoring streak of his career.

Phil Kessel added an insurance goal, and the Penguins have won four of five to draw even with...

January 26, 2016 - 9:44pm
1 week 4 days ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Paul scored 26 points and J.J. Redick added 19 as the Los Angeles Clippers held off a late Indiana comeback for a 91-89 victory Tuesday night.

The Clippers (29-16) played without All-Star forward Blake Griffin, who was sent home after breaking his shooting hand in a scuffle with equipment manager Matias Testi.

Indiana (23-22) lost its third straight despite having Paul George finish with 31 points and 11 rebounds. Myles...

January 26, 2016 - 9:38pm
1 week 5 days ago

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lamonte Bearden scored 18 points with six assists, Blake Hamilton added 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Buffalo beat Ball State 76-64 on Tuesday night.

Jarryn Skeete and Willie Conner scored 12 apiece for the Bulls (11-9, 4-3 Mid-American Conference), who outscored the Cardinals 40-26 in the paint and scored 24 points on 19 Ball State turnovers.

Leading by two at halftime, Buffalo pulled ahead on an 8-4 run and led 39-33...

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