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February 14, 2016 - 5:51pm
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jabarie Hinds scored a career-high 37 points and Massachusetts outlasted Duquesne in overtime 108-99 on Sunday.

UMass hit its first three shots in the extra session, including Hinds' 3-pointer with 3:04 left, which put the Minutemen up 92-86. Duquesne's Micah Mason hit a jumper to make it a four-point game, then the Dukes resorted to fouling. But UMass (11-13, 4-8 Atlantic 10) made 16 of 20 from the line in the last 2:43 to prohibit a comeback....

February 14, 2016 - 5:39pm
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kei Nishikori of Japan won his fourth straight Memphis Open title Sunday, beating American teen Taylor Fritz 6-4, 6-4.

Nishikori joined Jimmy Connors as the only four-time winners of the event and became only the fourth active player to win an event four times, joining Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Ranked No. 7 in the world, Nishikori won his 11th career title and first since Washington last August. He picked...

February 14, 2016 - 5:32pm
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Kurt Steidl scored a career-high 26 points and Vermont beat Hartford 92-81 on Sunday to snap a two-game losing streak.

Steidl made 5 of 9 3-pointers and 9 of 10 free throws. Dre Willis added 13 points and a career-high 12 rebounds for the Catamounts (15-12, 7-5 America East). Ernie Duncan and Darren Payen scored 15 points each. Vermont shot 55 percent, 43 percent from the arc.

Pancake Thomas scored 35 points for the Hawks (7-20...

February 14, 2016 - 5:21pm
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jaylen Bond scored 18 points with 14 rebounds and Temple beat South Florida 77-65 on Sunday.

Bond was 9 of 17 from the field and had six offensive rebounds for Temple (16-8, 10-3 American), which has won five in a row to take the top spot in the conference. The Owls shot nearly 48 percent and made 9 of 24 from beyond the arc. Obi Enechionyia also had 18 points, Quenton DeCosey scored 12 points and Josh Brown added 11 points with nine assists....

February 14, 2016 - 5:21pm
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NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Bernhard Langer won the Chubb Classic on Sunday for his 26th PGA Champions Tour title, closing with a 1-over 73 for a three-stroke victory.

Seven strokes ahead after opening with rounds of 62 and 66, the 58-year-old German star finished at 15 under 201 at TwinEagles. He also won in 2011 and 2013, was second in 2012 and tied for second in 2014.

Fred Couples had a 66 to finish second.

Langer completed his sixth...

February 14, 2016 - 5:20pm
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Panathinaikos beat Giannena 3-0 in the Greek league on Sunday despite playing more than half the game a man down.

Panayiotis Vlahodimos scored in the 26th minute and Marcus Berg added two more from the 82nd onward as Panathinaikos took advantage of poor defending by the home side.

Giannena failed to exploit Zeca's 39th minute dismissal after a second yellow card in three minutes - despite the hosts creating a few chances, with...

February 14, 2016 - 5:12pm
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ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Chanise Jenkins and Jessica January scored 17 points apiece and No. 23 DePaul rolled to its fifth straight victory on Sunday, 102-63 over Butler.

Ashton Millender hit 5 of 7 shots, including three 3-pointers, and scored 15 points for the Blue Demons (21-7, 13-2 Big East). Jenkins had 10 assists as DePaul, which leads the nation with 610 assists, had 30 helpers on 39 baskets. The Blue Demons shot 50 percent despite going 9 of 27 from 3-point range...

February 14, 2016 - 5:12pm
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MILAN (AP) — Substitute Khouma Babacar scored in stoppage time to give Fiorentina a controversial 2-1 win over 10-man Inter Milan in the battle for third place in Serie A, while AC Milan boosted its bid for the final Champions League spot with a 2-1 win over Genoa on Sunday.

Fiorentina moved up to third, two points above Roma and four above Inter.

Milan is sixth, six points behind Fiorentina, after Keisuke Honda scored one goal and helped set up...

February 14, 2016 - 5:10pm
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February 14, 2016 - 5:08pm
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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Vionese Pierre-Louis scored 17 points, and No. 21 Oklahoma beat No. 6 Texas 74-56 on Sunday.

Kaylon Williams added 13 points and seven rebounds for the Sooners (17-7, 8-5 Big 12), who bounced back nicely from an 87-71 loss at Kansas State on Tuesday. Gioya Carter and Peyton Little had 11 points apiece.

Brooke McCarty led Texas (22-2, 11-2) with 19 points. The Longhorns, who shot 50 percent in an 83-76 win over the Sooners in...

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