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February 10, 2016 - 2:16am
15 min 23 sec ago

HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — The wait is over for a select group of big-wave surfers as "The Eddie" big-wave competition is set to get underway at Oahu's Waimea Bay.

For the first time in six years, the surf conditions on Wednesday are expected to meet the organizers' strict minimum requirements, with wave heights around 40 feet high.

According to organizers, however, the event is about more than just surfing.

Native Hawaiian Eddie...

February 10, 2016 - 1:24am
15 min 23 sec ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 35 points, nine assists and six rebounds and the Golden State Warriors relied on a signature putaway fourth quarter to hold off the Houston Rockets 123-110 on Tuesday night.

Andrew Bogut added 13 points, 11 rebounds, a season-high six blocked shots — three in the fourth — and three steals in one of his best games yet.

Andre Iguodala and Harrison Barnes hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start the fourth to get the...

February 10, 2016 - 12:53am
15 min 23 sec ago

Baruch 79, CCNY 59

Bloomfield 78, Post (Conn.) 64

Brooklyn 91, St. Joseph's (NY) 84

Chestnut Hill 86, Wilmington (Del.) 78

Concordia (NY) 85, Dominican (NY) 77

Monmouth (NJ) 87, Marist 61

North Carolina 68, Boston College 65

Rhode Island 81, George Mason 63


February 10, 2016 - 12:49am
15 min 23 sec ago

Monmouth (NJ) 87, Marist 61

North Carolina 68, Boston College 65

Rhode Island 81, George Mason 63

Toledo 71, Buffalo 69


Cincinnati 69, UCF 51

Florida 77, Mississippi 72

Kentucky 82, Georgia 48


February 10, 2016 - 12:37am
15 min 23 sec ago

Rider 68, St. Peter's 67


Coastal Carolina 79, High Point 53

Liberty 67, Campbell 55

Presbyterian 52, Charleston Southern 37

Radford 54, Gardner-Webb 51

South Florida 77, Tulane 65

UNC Asheville 61, Longwood 54...

February 10, 2016 - 12:36am
15 min 23 sec ago
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Atlantic Division
February 10, 2016 - 12:30am
15 min 23 sec ago

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Chris Smith scored 19 points, including 7 of 8 free throws, and Utah State beat New Mexico 80-72 on Tuesday night, ending a five-game skid.

Lew Evans added 15 points, Jalen Moore 11 and the Aggies (12-11, 4-8 Mountain West) made 21 of 28 free throws. Quinn Taylor grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds.

Trailing by eight at halftime, New Mexico scored six quick points to open the second half, but the Aggies replied with a 12-6 run and...

February 10, 2016 - 12:23am
15 min 23 sec ago

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Markus Granlund scored short-handed for his first goal in 21 games and added an assist to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.

It was the first multipoint game of the season for Granlund, a healthy scratch the previous three games. The Finnish center was back in the lineup due to three benchings at forward by Flames coach Bob Hartley.

All-Star Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan...

February 9, 2016 - 11:44pm
1 hour 15 min ago

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Jalen Jones scored 17 points and Texas-Arlington cruised to a 65-53 win over Texas State Tuesday night.

The Mavericks doubled up Texas State in the first half, taking a 32-16 lead into the intermission and pushing the advantage to 52-23 with under eight minutes to play.

The Bobcats were down by 20 points with 2:12 left, but had a late rally to outscore UT-Arlington 12-4 to set the final margin. D'Angelo West was fouled on a...

February 9, 2016 - 11:39pm
1 hour 15 min ago

DENVER (AP) — Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves and chipped in with an assist, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Sven Baertschi and Matt Bartkowski also had goals for the Canucks, who stopped a four-game winless streak. Vancouver's recent 0-3-1 stretch had dropped them to fifth in the Pacific Division.

Francois Beauchemin scored the lone goal for Colorado, and Semyon Varlamov...

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