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February 21, 2015 - 8:56pm
1 week 4 days ago

STONEHAM, Quebec (AP) — Canada's Michael Ciccarelli won first slopestyle title Saturday in the FIS Snowboard World Cup tour opener.

The 18-year-old Ciccarelli had a winning score of 95.50.

"It's been a long time coming," Ciccarelli said. "I've been working pretty hard to get tricks down. It felt good to go clean through the whole course today. After the first run I knew there was still room for some improvement."

Finland's Janne...

February 21, 2015 - 8:52pm
1 week 4 days ago

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Brown had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help Stanford break out of its month-long funk and beat California 72-61 on Saturday to complete a season-sweep of the Golden Bears.

Chasson Randle scored 19 points with eight assists and Michael Humphrey added 14 points and 11 rebounds for his first career double-double to help Stanford to its fifth win in the last six games between the two teams.

More critically, the win keeps...

February 21, 2015 - 8:51pm
1 week 4 days ago

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Devils rookie goalie Keith Kinkaid was forced out in the second period against the Carolina Hurricanes after he was injured while stretching for a shot on Saturday night.

Kinkaid was injured with 6:01 left in the period. He stopped an initial shot by Eric Staal and appeared to sustain a lower-body injury while stretching to come across the crease for a potential rebound attempt.

He lay on the ice for a couple of minutes...

February 21, 2015 - 8:51pm
1 week 4 days ago

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Raeford Worsham scored 15 points and corralled 11 rebounds, leading three players in double-figure scoring as Jackson State clobbered Grambling 72-33 on Saturday night.

Jackson State (9-18, 7-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference) never trailed and owned every scoring category to keep Grambling (2-22, 0-14) winless in conference. Jackson State outscored Grambling 42-12 for points in the paint, 23-8 off turnovers, 13-6 on second-chance baskets, 12-2 on...

February 21, 2015 - 8:49pm
1 week 4 days ago

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Patrick McCaw scored a career-high 22 points and UNLV put on a long-distance shooting display Saturday to help the Runnin' Rebels beat New Mexico 76-68.

Goodluck Okonoboh, who finished with 12 for UNLV (15-12, 6-8 Mountain West), scored six in an early 12-2 run that pushed the Rebels to a 23-9 lead 6:49 into the game.

The Lobos (14-13, 6-9), who have lost six straight, got back into the game with a 13-0 run to tie it at 34-34...

February 21, 2015 - 8:48pm
1 week 4 days ago

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Hannah O'Sullivan moved into position to become the youngest winner in Symetra Tour history, shooting a 7-under 65 on Saturday to open a four-stroke lead in the season-opening Gateway Classic.

The 16-year-old O'Sullivan, a junior at nearby Chandler Hamilton, had eight birdies and a bogey to reach 12-under 132 at Longbow. She opened with a bogey-free 69 on Friday.

LPGA Tour star Cristie Kerr is the youngest winner in tour history,...

February 21, 2015 - 8:45pm
1 week 4 days ago

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Bettys Bambino won the $100,000 Sensational Star Stakes for older horses bred or sired in California by a length Saturday at Santa Anita.

Ridden by Martin Garcia, Bettys Bambino ran 6 1/2 furlongs on the downhill turf course in 1:12.65 and paid $7.80, $4 and $2.60.

Defending champion Ambitious Brew returned $3.80 and $2.40 as the 5-2 favorite, while Boozer was another 1 ½ lengths back in third and paid $3.20 to show. Boozer...

February 21, 2015 - 8:45pm
1 week 4 days ago

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Nesbitt pumped in a career-high 26 points as North Florida cruised past Northern Kentucky, 88-69 Saturday to remain a game back of Atlantic Sun Conference leader Florida Gulf Coast.

The Ospreys (18-11, 10-2) led by five at intermission, but poured it on in the second half to finish in a rout. North Florida got to the basket for 10 second-half layups and outscored the Norse 53-39.

Nesbitt was 7 of 11 from the field and...

February 21, 2015 - 8:45pm
1 week 4 days ago

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Tre Hagood scored 22 points and Prairie View topped Mississippi Valley State 84-74 on Saturday.

Hagood was 10 of 18 from the floor as Prairie View shot 46 percent. John Brisco had 16 points and Montrael Scott added 13. Reggis Onwukamuche had 11 rebounds with nine points.

Prairie View (10-16, 8-5 Southwestern) dominated most of the first half. Jaryn Johnson's 3-pointer gave the Panthers a nine-point lead 6 ½ minutes in. The...

February 21, 2015 - 8:45pm
1 week 4 days ago

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — James Carlton scored 16 points and added nine rebounds to help lead Howard to a 50-48 win over Savannah State on Saturday.

Khaleen Pinkett's jumper pulled Savannah State even at 47 with 2:17 to play, but Howard hit three of four free throws down the stretch to close out the Tigers, who finished without a field goal following the Pinkett jumper. Savannah State had one final opportunity to win, but a Jarvis Jenkins 3-pointer missed with two seconds...

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