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February 6, 2016 - 11:47pm
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PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Jayrn Johnson scored 21 points and blocked three shots to help Prairie View A&M snap a seven-game losing streak and upset Southwestern Athletic Conference leader Texas Southern 59-55 on Saturday night.

Adamassu Williams finished with 11 points for Prairie View A&M (2-20, 2-8) which is last place in the conference.

The defeat snapped the Tigers' nine-game win streak and was their first conference setback of the...

February 6, 2016 - 11:46pm
2 min 58 sec ago

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Nicholas West scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Alabama A&M beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 71-66 on Saturday night.

Ladarius Tabb scored 18 points with three 3-pointers for the Bulldogs (8-11, 3-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who shot 43 percent from the field and led 37-36 at halftime.

The Golden Lions rallied to a 49-43 lead on JoVaughn Love's 3-pointer with 13:21 left in the game, but the Bulldogs closed and...

February 6, 2016 - 11:43pm
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 26 points, Harrison Barnes added 19 and the Golden State Warriors won their 41st straight regular-season home game, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-108 on Saturday night.

Klay Thompson added 18 and the Warriors (46-4) won their ninth straight game to match the 1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers for the best record ever after 50 games. Golden State moved within three wins of tying the Chicago Bulls (1995-96) for the longest home...

February 6, 2016 - 11:43pm
2 min 58 sec ago

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as New Mexico State romped past Utah Valley, 98-74 on Saturday night to remain in first-place in the Western Athletic Conference.

The victory keeps the Aggies (16-8, 8-1) one game ahead of Grand Canyon.

New Mexico State got off to a fast start behind Siakam, who scored six points in the first three minutes to stake the Aggies to an 11-0 lead. After Eli Chuha hit a layup...

February 6, 2016 - 11:40pm
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tahjere McCall scored 23 points, hitting 15 of 16 from the foul line, and Tennessee State hung on Saturday night for a 77-76 win over Morehead State.

Tennessee State, which built a 12-point lead twice in the second half, had to hold off a Morehead State rally in the final two minutes. McCall hit all six of his free-throw attempts in the final 27 seconds to secure the win.

Armani Chaney added 17 points and Marcus Roper had 11...

February 6, 2016 - 11:36pm
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PHOENIX (AP) — Rodney Hood scored 25 points, Gordon Hayward added 22 and the Utah Jazz stretched their season-long winning streak to six games with a 98-89 victory over the reeling Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.

The Suns lost their seventh straight and are 2-22 in their last 24 games.

Devin Booker scored 10 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter for the Suns, who cut Utah's 23-point lead to six in the final minutes. Mirza Teletovic scored all 15 of...

February 6, 2016 - 11:35pm
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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Donte Thomas scored 18 points and Bradley converted eight straight free-throw attempts in the final minute to upset Indiana State, 63-58 for the Braves' second Missouri Valley Conference win Saturday night.

Khristian Smith knotted it at 55-55 with a free throw, but Thomas and Ronnie Suggs gave Bradley a four-point lead from the line. Smith got the Sycamores within one with a 3-point play with 27 seconds left, but Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye and Suggs each...

February 6, 2016 - 11:33pm
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February 6, 2016 - 11:28pm
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — For the second game in a row, Angel Delgado tied a career high with 19 points and Seton Hall beat Georgetown 69-61 on Saturday night.

Delgado, who had 19 on Wednesday in a win over Marquette, was 8 of 12 from the field with 13 rebounds for the Pirates (17-6, 7-4 Big East). Isaiah Whitehead scored 16 points with 11 rebounds and Derrick Gordon added 12 points.

Isaac Copeland led Georgetown (13-11, 6-5) with 18 points, while L.J....

February 6, 2016 - 11:24pm
2 min 58 sec ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Bryce Douvier scored 10 points, including a pair of free throws to give Texas A&M-Corpus Christi the lead for good in a 51-48 win over Sam Houston State on Saturday night.

The Islanders move into a second-place tie with Houston Baptist, two games back of undefeated Stephen F. Austin in the Southland Conference standings.

Josh Delaney hit a 3-pointer to pull Sam Houston State to 47-46, and Dakarai Henderson converted a pair of free...

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