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February 28, 2015 - 10:49pm
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Jalen Jones scored 19 points as Texas A&M ran away from Auburn 80-55 on Saturday night.

KT Harrell scored 18 points in leading the Tigers (12-17, 4-12 SEC), who were without second-leading scorer Antoine Mason (15.1 points per game). Mason was with his family following the death of his father, former NBA forward Anthony Mason, on Saturday morning. A&M honored Anthony Mason with a moment of silence prior to the game....

February 28, 2015 - 10:46pm
3 min 44 sec ago

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Marc Gasol had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Conley hit a big 3-pointer with 30 seconds left to lift the Memphis Grizzlies to a much-needed 101-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.

Gasol scored nine straight points in the final 4 minutes, and Conley's 3 from the wing broke a 95-all tie. Conley finished with 17 points and hit two free throws with 11 seconds left for Memphis, which had been sluggish over the previous five...

February 28, 2015 - 10:38pm
3 min 44 sec ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Jacob Parker made 9 of 12 field goal attempts, including 7 of 8 from beyond the arc, for 30 points to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 102-87 win over Houston Baptist Saturday night.

Stephen F. Austin nailed 11 of 13 3-point attempts in the second half to break open a tight game. The Lumberjacks made 16 of 23 from long range (69.6 percent) for the game.

SFA led 50-41 at the break. Parker hit four treys early in the second half and the...

February 28, 2015 - 10:37pm
3 min 44 sec ago
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February 28, 2015 - 10:37pm
3 min 44 sec ago

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Aaric Armstead had 15 points and Northern Illinois beat Central Michigan 73-55, snapping the Chippewas' six-game winning streak on Saturday night.

Anthony Johnson added 12 points and six assists, and Aaron Armstead scored 11 for the Panthers (12-15, 6-10 Mid-American).

Braylon Rayson scored 15 for CMU (21-6, 11-5) which dropped from its lone spot atop the conference to a first-place tie with Toledo in the MAC West division. NIU...

February 28, 2015 - 10:35pm
3 min 43 sec ago

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — David Walker scored 19 points — including a perfect 9 of 9 on free throws — and Northeastern held off College of Charleston 65-56 on Saturday night to maintain its spot in a four-way tie for the conference title.

Four starters for Northeastern (20-11, 12-6 Colonial Athletic Association) reached double digits. Zach Stahl had 11 points while Scott Eatherton and T.J. Williams added 10 apiece. The Huskies are knotted with William & Mary, James...

February 28, 2015 - 10:34pm
3 min 43 sec ago

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Trency Jackson scored 17 points, T.J. Price added 15 and Western Kentucky cruised past Florida International 77-61 on Saturday.

FIU opened a seven-point lead early, but WKU erased that quickly as Jackson drilled back-to-back 3-pointers and Price added one from long distance to take a 22-19 lead. FIU never led or tied again.

The Hilltoppers made four more 3s in the half and led 36-28 at the break.

Western...

February 28, 2015 - 10:34pm
3 min 43 sec ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patrick McCaw hit five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points to lead UNLV to a 69-57 victory over Wyoming on Saturday night.

McCaw was 6 of 10 from the floor. Christian Wood scored 10 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Cody Doolin chipped in 10 points for UNLV, which shot 48 percent overall and 11 of 19 (58 percent) from long range.

UNLV (16-13, 7-9 Mountain West) built a 32-25 halftime lead and stretched it to 10 with 11:05...

February 28, 2015 - 10:32pm
3 min 43 sec ago
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EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
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Manchester5433145273167125
Worcester5430184266160142
Providence572920...
February 28, 2015 - 10:25pm
3 min 43 sec ago

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Obi Emegano scored 25 points and Oral Roberts topped Denver 60-57 on Saturday, clinching third place in the Summit League and staying one game ahead of IPFW, which won earlier in the day.

Denver's Brett Olson drilled a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left to draw the Pioneers to within two at 57-55. But a flurry of fouls resulted in Emegano hitting 3 of 4 free throws in the last 11 seconds to allow Oral Roberts to cling to the win.

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