NEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Ortiz scored 18 points, and Marcus Burton added 15, as Wagner hung on to beat Robert Morris 59-48 in a battle of the two top teams in the Northeast Conference on Saturday.
Wagner (18-11, 12-4) trailed by 10 with 9:09 left in the first half but went on a 21-3 tear. Robert Morris (19-12, 14-2) made just one of its final 14 shots before halftime and trailed 30-22 at the break.
The Colonials cut their deficit to four with 2:19...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Shavon Shields had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Nebraska, which took a 10-point lead with 7 minutes left and held on to defeat Northwestern 54-47 Saturday.
With the win, Nebraska (17-11, 9-7 Big Ten) is guaranteed a .500 conference record, a Big Ten first for the Huskers, now in their third season in the conference. Nebraska won nine conference games for the first time since 1998-99 and only the 10th time since World War II.
MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James dispensed with his menacing black mask at the NBA's request and switched to a clear protective cover for the Miami Heat's game Saturday night against the Orlando Magic.
The black mask made its debut Thursday night in James' first game since he broke his nose. He said he received word from league officials Friday that they wanted him to instead wear something that would allow opponents to see his face.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Jermaine Marshall scored 22 points, Jonathan Gilling matched his season-high with 15 and Arizona State pulled away in the second half to roll past California 78-60 Saturday in the Sun Devils' final home game of the season.
It might have been the final game at Arizona State for Sun Devils' sophomore star playmaker Jahii Carson, who many expect to make himself available for the NBA draft after this season. Carson had nine points and four assists....
HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Desmond Haymon scored 17 points and Deshaunt Walker had 16, including five 3-pointers, as Stephen F. Austin continued its Southland Conference dominance, knocking off Southeast Louisiana 75-62 on Saturday.
Stephen F. Austin (27-2, 16-0) went on an 11-0 run midway through the first half — fueled by Haymon's 3-pointer — en route to a 41-31 lead at the break.
The Lumberjacks turned a seven-point second half lead into 21 in the space...