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January 27, 2016 - 10:04pm
1 week 6 days ago

WACO, Texas (AP) — Nina Davis scored 12 of her 18 points in the third quarter and No. 4 Baylor beat Texas Tech 69-43 Wednesday night, extending the Lady Bears' Big 12 record with a 16th straight 20-win season.

Davis also had 12 rebounds for her second double-double of the season as Baylor (20-1, 7-1 Big 12) beat the Lady Raiders for the 10th consecutive time in a series Texas Tech still leads 47-35.

After scoring six of the first eight Baylor points...

January 27, 2016 - 10:02pm
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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Kendall Pollard scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Dayton notched its fifth-straight win, rolling to 73-37 win over Saint Louis on Wednesday night.

Pollard finished with 8-of-9 shooting from the field for the Flyers (17-3, 7-1 Atlantic 10 Conference). Dyshawn Pierre added 12 points and eight rebounds and Charles Cook had 10 points and five rebounds and Steve McElvene tied the school record with six blocks. Dayton had a 50-29 rebounding...

January 27, 2016 - 10:01pm
1 week 6 days ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roosevelt Jones scored 23 points and Butler defeated DePaul 67-53 on Wednesday night.

Jones was 7 of 11 from the field and 9 of 11 from the free-throw line for the Bulldogs (14-6, 3-5 Big East), who made 25 of 29 free throws to 6 of 13 for the Blue Demons (7-13, 1-7). Kellen Dunham made three 3-point attempts and scored 16 points while Andrew Chrabascz added 10.

Tommy Hamilton had four 3-pointers and 13 points for DePaul. Eli Cain...

January 27, 2016 - 10:01pm
1 week 6 days ago

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Evan Singletary had 22 points, five rebounds and five assists on Wednesday night to help Albany beat Massachusetts-Lowell 75-63.

The Great Danes (16-6, 5-2 America East) led 68-62 with 3:14 left and pulled away by making 5 of 7 free throws while the River Hawks (7-14, 3-5) went scoreless over the next 2:15.

Jahad Thomas made 1 of 2 from the foul line for UMass-Lowell, and Singletary's layup with 51 seconds left capped the scoring...

January 27, 2016 - 10:00pm
1 week 6 days ago

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Imani Boyette had 16 points and 10 rebounds and No. 6 Texas routed Kansas 70-46 on Wednesday night for the 1,000th win in program history.

Boyette, who had her eighth double-double in nine Big 12 games, also had four blocks while playing just 21 minutes.

Brooke McCarty added 13 points as the Longhorns (19-1, 8-1) took command with a 23-0 push bridging the second and third quarters.

Lauren Aldridge scored 15...

January 27, 2016 - 9:58pm
1 week 6 days ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Just three games in and Tyronn Lue is already an All-Star coach.

The new Cleveland coach will lead the Eastern Conference at next month's NBA All-Star Game, clinching the spot following the Cavaliers' 115-93 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday.

The coaches for the Feb. 14 game in Toronto are determined by the teams with the best record in each conference two weeks before the game.

Lue is 2-1 since replacing David...

January 27, 2016 - 9:51pm
1 week 6 days ago

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 30 saves, Steven Stamkos scored his 21st goal and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 1-0 on Wednesday night.

Tampa Bay entered the All-Star break by winning eight of its last nine games.

Jonathan Bernier stopped 28 shots for the Maple Leafs, who have lost nine of 10 (1-7-2). Toronto has been outscored 31-11 during that stretch.

Stamkos put the Lightning up 1-0 at 4:38...

January 27, 2016 - 9:49pm
1 week 6 days ago

MOREHEAD, Ken. (AP) — Xavier Moon scored 16 points, DeJuan Marrero added 14 and Morehead State beat Austin Peay 75-65 on Wednesday night.

Anthony Elechi scored 13, Brent Arrington added 10 with a career-high 11 assists and Treshaad Williams had 10 for the Eagles (11-9, 5-3 Ohio Valley), who shot 55 percent and outscored the Governors 48-27 in the paint.

Up by five at halftime, Lipscomb pulled away on a 16-2 run and led 46-33 on Williams' dunk with 13...

January 27, 2016 - 9:49pm
1 week 6 days ago

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Willie Rodriguez had 24 points and Marlon Beck II added 19 and Binghamton beat the University of Maryland, Baltimore County 66-57 on Wednesday night for the Bearcats' fourth-straight win in the series.

Rodriguez was 7-of-12 shooting from the field, hit all nine of his free throw attempts and grabbed eight rebounds for Binghamton (5-15, 2-5 America East). The Bearcats hit 8 of 21 3-pointers and 14 of 16 free throws.

Binghamton...

January 27, 2016 - 9:48pm
1 week 6 days ago

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Cheddi Mosely scored 23 points and Nathan Dieudonne had 17 points and a career-high 18 rebounds to lead Boston University past Army 76-67 Wednesday night.

Dieudonne became the 17th player in Terriers' program history to reach 800 career points and 600 rebounds.

BU (11-11, 4-5 Patriot League) outrebounded Army 45-33.

The Black Knights' Kyle Wilson made three free throws at the end of the first half to knot...

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