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November 26, 2015 - 3:01am
39 min 38 sec ago



N. Illinois 87, Indiana-Northwest 55

New Orleans 64, Bradley 51

W. Illinois 79, Trinity Christian 44


Cent. Michigan 68, Loyola of Chicago 59

UT Martin 70, S. Illinois 63


Pittsburgh 4, St. Louis 3, OT...

November 26, 2015 - 2:26am
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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy often has said he's not in favor of two-quarterback systems.

J.W. Walsh changed his mind.

Walsh, best known for his running ability, was the starter last season before he suffered a season-ending right foot injury. True freshman Mason Rudolph stepped in and helped the Cowboys beat Oklahoma and win the Cactus Bowl.

In the offseason, Gundy announced that Rudolph, a 6-foot-4...

November 26, 2015 - 2:20am
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clemson's big men carried most of the scoring load Monday night as the Tigers beat Rutgers 76-58 in the consolation game of the Main Event tournament at MGM Grand.

Forwards Jaron Blossomgame and Donte Grantham scored 22 points apiece and center Landry Nnoko chipped in 14 for Clemson (4-1), which never trailed. The three players were successful on 22 of 31 shots.

Rutgers (3-3) struggled to stop the Tigers' inside game, especially in...

November 26, 2015 - 2:10am
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two teams that opened their seasons with impressive upset victories are set to battle in Missoula, Montana, on Saturday in the first round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

Montana's season started with a bang. The Grizzlies took down four-time defending champion North Dakota State, but much of the season has been hampered quarterback injuries.

South Dakota State opened by beating Kansas for its first ever...

November 26, 2015 - 1:41am
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Jonathan Williams scored 26 points, Nathan Boothe registered a triple-double, and Toledo beat San Jose State 89-74 to advance in the winner's bracket in the Great Alaska Shootout.

Williams was 11 of 18 with four 3-pointers and had six assists. Boothe finished with 12 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high 10 assists. Stuckey Mosley chipped in with 19 points on 8-of-14 shooting.

Toledo (3-1) closed the first half on a 9-2 run...

November 26, 2015 - 1:24am
39 min 38 sec ago

NAGANO, Japan (AP) — Mao Asada of Japan will be aiming to build on her comeback at this weekend's NHK Trophy, while compatriot Yuzuru Hanyu looks for his first Grand Prix win of the season.

The NHK Trophy is the sixth and final event in the International Skating Union's Grand Prix series and is the last chance for skaters to qualify for the Dec. 10-13 Grand Prix Final in Barcelona.

After taking a year off competitive skating, Asada made her return at...

November 26, 2015 - 1:05am
39 min 38 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gabe Vincent scored 18 first-half points with four 3-pointers and UC Santa Barbara held on to beat San Francisco 68-61 on Wednesday night after leading by 25 at halftime.

Trailing 45-20, San Francisco scored 15 unanswered points to pull within 60-51 on back-to-back 3s and a layup by Devin Watson with 3:30 left, but got no closer.

Vincent nearly outscored the Dons by himself in the first half and the Gauchos never trailed. San...

November 26, 2015 - 1:03am
39 min 38 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gordon Hayward scored 14 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and the Utah Jazz beat the slumping Clippers 102-91 Wednesday night, snapping a 13-game skid against Los Angeles.

Derrick Favors added 22 points, Rodney Hood 13, and Rudy Gobert had 10 points and 11 rebounds as the Jazz topped 100 points for just the second time this season while ending a two-game losing streak.

Blake Griffin had 40 points — two off his career high —...

November 26, 2015 - 12:47am
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Kane had two assists to extend his career-best scoring streak to 17 games, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night.

Kane set up Brent Seabrook on Chicago's first goal and also got a helper on Duncan Keith's second-period goal to give him 28 points during the streak.

Jonathan Toews and former Shark Andrew Desjardins also scored for Chicago. Andrew Shaw added an empty-...

November 26, 2015 - 12:41am
2 hours 19 min ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Anthony Davis tipped in a missed shot with 20.6 seconds left for the go-ahead basket and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled away to beat the Phoenix Suns 120-114 on Wednesday night.

Davis had 26 points and 17 rebounds and the Pelicans overcame a 17-point first-half deficit for their third straight victory and second over the Suns in four days.

Jrue Holiday hit a pair of free throws with 14.5 seconds to give the Pelicans a 116-112 lead and...

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