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November 18, 2015 - 11:08pm
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Domantas Sabonis scored 26 points and Kyle Wiltjer added 23 to help No. 10 Gonzaga beat Northern Arizona 91-52 on Wednesday night.

It was the first game of the season for Gonzaga (1-0), after their season opener against Pittsburgh last Friday was called off at halftime due to extremely slippery court conditions at the Armed Forces Classic in humid Okinawa, Japan. Gonzaga trailed Pitt 37-35 when that game was cancelled.


November 18, 2015 - 11:07pm
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HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 45 points, including all nine for Houston in overtime, and the Rockets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 108-103 on Wednesday night after firing Kevin McHale earlier in the day.

Corey Brewer made an off-balance 3-pointer to force overtime and Harden took over from there, finishing with 11 assists, eight rebounds and five steals as the Rockets capped off an emotional day at the Toyota Center.

It almost ended with a...

November 18, 2015 - 11:07pm
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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Konchar had 28 points and 10 rebounds to lead IPFW to an 80-77 victory over Austin Peay on Wednesday night.

The Governors' Khalil Davis was fouled on a 3-point try with nine seconds left. He made the first free throw but missed the second. He intentionally missed on the final free throw but the Mastodons' Brent Calhoun got the rebound, was fouled and sank a free throw. A 3-point attempt by Austin Peay's John Murry missed....

November 18, 2015 - 10:59pm
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Dwayne Sutton scored 16 points to help UNC Asheville roll to an 84-51 victory over Division III Mars Hill on Wednesday night.

Sutton was 7 of 10 from the field. John Cannon and Sam Hughes added 11 points for UNC Asheville (1-2). Patrick Monroe scored 16 points with four 3-pointers to lead Mars Hill. Brandon McCarter added 9 points.

Monroe made a jumper to give Mars Hill a 5-4 lead before the Bulldogs used a 16-0 run to make it...

November 18, 2015 - 10:59pm
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Evan Bradds had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Belmont beat Western Kentucky 90-85 on Wednesday night.

Amanze Egekeze scored 15 points, Craig Bradshaw 13, and Austin Luke had nine points and a career-high 11 assists for Belmont (2-1). The Bruins had 21 assists on 29 field goals.

The Hilltoppers led 35-27 after Anton Waters' jumper, but Nick Smith sank a 3-pointer and two free throws and Belmont outscored Western Kentucky 27-...

November 18, 2015 - 10:52pm
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tony Parker scored a season-high 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed, beating the Denver Nuggets 109-98 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.

Kawhi Leonard added 20 points, Tim Duncan had 12 and LaMarcus Aldridge 11 for San Antonio, which is undefeated at home after five games.

Patty Mills was 3 for 6 on 3-pointers in scoring a season-high 17 points.

Denver rookie Nikola Jokic had...

November 18, 2015 - 10:50pm
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DETROIT (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 45 seconds into overtime to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.

Alex Ovechkin was held without a goal for the fourth straight game and remained tied with Sergei Fedorov for the NHL's career lead among Russian players. Justin Williams scored for the Caps on a first-period power play after Dylan Larkin had opened the scoring for Detroit.

Braden Holtby had 25...

November 18, 2015 - 10:47pm
1 week 4 days ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose has been ruled out against the Phoenix Suns with a sore left ankle.

Rose tested his ankle with balance work before Wednesday night's game, but coach Fred Hoiberg decided to hold him out. The 2011 NBA MVP was injured late in Monday's win over Indiana, when he scored 23 points in a 96-95 victory.

Kirk Hinrich was set to start in Rose's place at point guard against Phoenix.

"Still day...

November 18, 2015 - 10:47pm
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November 18, 2015 - 10:44pm
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HOUSTON (AP) — Devonta Pollard scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Houston beat Prairie View A&M 110-69 on Wednesday night.

Pollard was 7 of 11 from the field and hit all 11 of his free throws, helping the Cougars (1-0) achieve an overall 59 percent from the field and 96.2 percent from the line. Damyean Dotson scored 19 points with three rebounds and Ronnie Johnson had 17 points, six assists and six rebounds.

Xavier Dupree hit back-to-...

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