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February 11, 2016 - 1:51am
15 min 39 sec ago

SYDNEY (AP) — Seattle Mariners prospect Dylan Unsworth allowed two hits over eight shutout innings and designated hitter Brett Willemburg had two hits and drove in two runs to lead South Africa to a 7-1 win over New Zealand in the opening game of a World Baseball Classic qualifying tournament on Thursday.

Australia was set to play the Philippines in the second game of a day-night doubleheader.

Unsworth, a 23-year-old right-hander who reached Double-A...

February 11, 2016 - 1:33am
15 min 38 sec ago

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Marvelle Harris had 20 points, five assists and four steals and Fresno State handed San Diego State its first Mountain West Conference loss in a 58-57 victory Wednesday night.

Zylan Cheatham hit two free throws with 42.4 second left to pull San Diego State within 58-57. Harris ran down the clock, missed a long 3-pointer and the Aztecs called timeout with 7.6 seconds remaining.

Trey Kell was off the mark on a fade-away jumper and...

February 11, 2016 - 1:30am
15 min 38 sec ago

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard sparked a second-quarter outburst for the Portland Trail Blazers and finished with 31 points and nine assists in a 116-103 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.

Maurice Harkless set season highs with 19 points and 13 rebounds for the Blazers, who moved past Houston into a tie with Utah for seventh place in the Western Conference standings. They enter the All-Star break having won three in a row and eight of nine....

February 11, 2016 - 1:18am
15 min 38 sec ago
EAST

Boston U. 71, American U. 51

Butler 81, Seton Hall 75

Holy Cross 67, Lafayette 53

Lehigh 80, Bucknell 65

NJ City 68, Stockton 61

Navy 71, Loyola (Md.) 51

Saint Joseph's 84, George Washington 66

Scranton 67, Susquehanna 58

St. Bonaventure 76, Fordham 72, OT...

February 11, 2016 - 1:06am
15 min 38 sec ago
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EASTERN CONFERENCE
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February 11, 2016 - 12:56am
15 min 38 sec ago

BOSTON (AP) — Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

The industry's top two companies have taken recent hits to their businesses, including this week's disclosure that ESPN and DraftKings ended an exclusive advertising deal and FanDuel was laying off 55 workers in its Florida office.

But Boston's DraftKings and New York's FanDuel say they're more concerned about progress on the legislative...

February 11, 2016 - 12:41am
15 min 38 sec ago
All Times EST
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
WLOLSLPctPtsGFGA
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton311411.68164154111
Hershey271337.64064170150
Portland2618...
February 11, 2016 - 12:41am
15 min 38 sec ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patrick McCaw scored 16 points, Ike Nwamu added 15 and UNLV rallied to beat San Jose State 64-61 on Wednesday night to end a three-game skid.

Trailing by 13 at halftime, McCaw scored five of 14 unanswered points and the Rebels rallied to within 53-50 on his free throw.

The Spartans replied with a 7-0 run, but UNLV pulled ahead 61-58 on Jerome Seagears' layup with 59 seconds left.

UNLV's Derrick Jones Jr. added a...

February 11, 2016 - 12:35am
15 min 38 sec ago

RENO, Nev. (AP) — D.J. Fenner scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Nevada downed Air Force 72-52 on Wednesday night.

Elijah Foster and Eric Cooper, Jr. added 11 points apiece for the Wolf Pack (14-9, 6-5 Mountain West Conference) who were 52 percent from the field overall, 85 percent from the line and had a 41-28 rebounding edge over Air Force.

Nevada scored first and led all the way, surging 19-8 to start and extending its lead to 36-23 at...

February 11, 2016 - 12:34am
15 min 38 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tre Hale-Edmerson and Jerron Wilbut combined to score 25 of their 29 points in the second half to help Cal State Northridge rally and beat Cal State-Fullerton 75-67 Wednesday night.

Hale-Edmerson finished with 15 points and Wilbut 14.

Kendall Smith had 18 points with eight rebounds and Aaron Parks scored 14 for CSUN. Olalekan Ajayi tied a season high with 10 rebounds.

Lionheart Leslie made a layup that put...

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