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Johnson, No. 11 Louisville earn win at No. 3 Duke 79-73
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 9:16 pm

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville's big lead was all but gone, leaving the 11th-ranked Cardinals clinging to a slim margin while the fans packed into Duke's famously hostile home arena were roaring at ear-ringing levels.

No. 2 Baylor women Big 12-record 45th straight league win
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 9:16 pm

WACO, Texas (AP) — Moon Ursin had a career-high 22 points to lead five players in double figures for No. 2 Baylor, and the Lady Bears set a new Big 12 record by winning their 45th straight regular season conference game, 91-51 over No. 17 West Virginia on Saturday night.

Toews shines as Blackhawks beat Maple Leafs 6-2
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 9:05 pm

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Toews had two goals and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-2 on Saturday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

Pacheco-Ortiz, James lead Liberty past Lipscomb 67-60
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 9:02 pm

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz scored a season-high 21 points and Scott James had a double-double as Liberty defeated Lipscomb 67-60 on Saturday night.

Panthers beat Red Wings 4-1 for season-high 4-game streak
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:59 pm

DETROIT (AP) — Evgenii Dadonov and Mark Pysyk scored late in the first period and the Florida Panthers went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday night.

Suns overcome Smart's record 11 3s, beat Celtics 123-119
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:57 pm

BOSTON (AP) — Devin Booker had 39 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists and the Phoenix Suns overcame a franchise-record 11 3-pointers by Boston's Marcus Smart and beat the Celtics 123-119 on Saturday night.

No. 16 Gonzaga women beat San Francisco 69-46
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:57 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Katie Campbell scored 13 points with three 3-pointers and Gonzaga beat San Francisco 69-46 for its 16th straight win on Saturday.

Miller leads UNC-Greensboro over Chattanooga 72-52
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:55 pm

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller scored 26 points and had three steals and UNC Greensboro beat Chattanooga 72-52 on Saturday night to win its third straight.

Bucks win easily again, beat Nets 117-97 for 6th straight
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 9:16 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Their lead was only nine with a minute left in the first half and it looked like the Milwaukee Bucks might be on their way to a close game.

Konecny leads Flyers past Kings 4-1
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:54 pm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny scored a pair of goals and James van Riemsdyk added a goal and two assists to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.

Love lifts Wright St. past Youngstown St. 79-72
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:53 pm

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Loudon Love scored 21 points and had nine rebounds, two blocks and a steal and Wright State beat Youngstown State 79-72 on Saturday night for its sixth straight home victory.

Jenkins, Bishop lift Norfolk St over Md-Eastern Shore 62-52
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:53 pm

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Tyrese Jenkins came off the bench and scored a career-high 19 points, topping his previous best of six, and Norfolk State defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 62-52 Saturday night.

Merzlikins leads Blue Jackets' rout of New Jersey
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:53 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Elvis Merzlikins made a career-high 41 saves in his third shutout in his last four starts, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the New Jersey Devils 5-0 on Saturday night for their fourth straight win.

Forrest scores 23 as Columbia defeats Cornell in Ivy opener
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:49 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Forrest had a season-high 23 points as Columbia beat Cornell 75-61 in an Ivy League opener on Saturday night.

Texas Southern cures road woes, beats Jackson State 77-66
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 9:16 pm

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) —

Indiana builds big second-half lead, beats Nebraska 82-74
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:45 pm

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 18 points and 13 rebounds and Indiana opened up a 19 point lead early in the second half lead then survived an eight-minute field goal drought to down Nebraska 82-74 on Saturday.

Okauru sparks UNC Wilmington past Northeastern in OT, 76-74
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:42 pm

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Mike Okauru forced overtime with a late dunk in regulation, then scored at the basket and added two free throws in the final 25 seconds of overtime to allow UNC Wilmington to get past Northeastern 76-74 and its first win in eight Colonial Athletic Association starts on Saturday night.

Bowden scores 21 points as Tennessee routs rival Vandy 66-45
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 9:00 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes didn't know that the Volunteers had helped snap Vanderbilt's streak of making at least one 3-pointer in 1,080 consecutive games.

Ewuosho lifts Alabama St. past Alabama A&M 65-56
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:39 pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Tobi Ewuosho posted 14 points and seven rebounds as Alabama State beat Alabama A&M 65-56 on Saturday.

E. Tennessee St. uses early blitz for win over W. Carolina
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:37 pm

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Tisdale scored 26 points with career-high 12 rebounds and East Tennessee State beat Western Carolina 85-66 on Saturday.

Andrus carries Prairie View past Grambling St. 64-57
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 9:02 pm

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Gerard Andrus had 20 points and 10 rebounds as Prairie View beat Grambling State 64-57 on Saturday.

Aninye scores 15 points as Stetson holds off Jacksonville
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:32 pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kenny Aninye scored 15 points as Stetson defeated Jacksonville 64-59 on Saturday night.

Faulkner sends Northern Kentucky past Cleveland State 75-49
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:45 pm

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Sophomore Trevon Faulkner tossed in 24 points, matching his career high, and Northern Kentucky steamrolled Cleveland State 75-49 on Saturday.

USC completes rally to finish off Stanford 82-78 in OT
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:45 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oneyka Okongwu scored 22 points and Elijah Weaver hit a clutch 3-pointer to force overtime as Southern California rallied from a 21-point second-half deficit to earn an 82-78 victory over Stanford on Saturday.

UNLV pulls away late to post 99-78 win over New Mexico
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:45 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bryce Hamilton came off the bench to put up 35 points and spark UNLV to a 99-78 win over New Mexico in a Mountain West Conference battle Saturday night.

Lovan scores 17 points; UAB holds off Florida Atlantic 68-65
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:45 pm

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Tavin Lovan scored 17 points, Jalen Benjamin forced a turnover and made a pair of free throws in the final seconds and UAB beat Florida Atlantic 68-65 on Saturday.

Stars activate Johns, clear way for return from long absence
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:31 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stephen Johns played in his first game in almost 22 months when the Dallas Stars visited Minnesota on Saturday night.

Zegarowski's late 3 lifts No. 25 Creighton past Friars 78-74
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:45 pm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Zegarowski was so dizzy before the game that he was held out of the starting lineup for the first time this season.

Osaghae, Andrews lead FIU past Middle Tennessee 83-69
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:45 pm

UNIVERSITY PARK, Fla. (AP) — Osasumwen Osaghae and Devon Andrews scored 18 points apiece and Florida International breezed to an 83-69 victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday.

Green's 25 points leads Northern Iowa over Bradley 86-71
Posted: January 18, 2020 - 8:07 pm

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — AJ Green had 25 points as Northern Iowa topped Bradley 86-71 on Saturday.

Teague excited to be back with adopted hometown Hawks
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:31 pm

ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Teague says he couldn't be happier to be back with his adopted hometown team.

Astros, Red Sox look ahead in wake of sign-stealing scandal
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:31 pm

Players from two teams at the center of baseball’s sign-stealing scandal faced their fans on Saturday for the first time since the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox ousted their managers amid the fallout from the investigation into Houston’s elaborate scheme.

Brown scores 37 points in EKU's win over Tennessee State
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:15 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jomaru Brown scored 37 points, making 18 of 19 free throws including four in the final minute that provided the winning margin for Eastern Kentucky it its 92-88 victory over Tennessee State on Saturday.

Little Rock cruises past Appalachian State 73-57
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:15 pm

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Jovan Stulic finished with 18 points, Nikola Maric scored a season-high 17 off the bench and Little Rock breezed to a 73-57 victory over Appalachian State on Saturday.

Manjon scores 16 to lead UC Davis over CS Northridge 66-62
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:15 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ezra Manjon had 16 points and six rebounds as UC Davis beat Cal State Northridge 66-62 on Saturday.

Crosby scores 27 as Alcorn State rolls past MVSU 105-73
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:15 pm

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Troymain Crosby had a career-high 27 points as Alcorn State rolled past Mississippi Valley State 105-73 on Saturday.

McDavid scores twice, Oilers beat Coyotes 7-3
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:15 pm

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — There's nothing like a victory before a long break.

Robinson lifts Fresno St. past Wyoming 65-50
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:02 pm

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Orlando Robinson scored 19 points, New Williams added 16 and Fresno State beat Wyoming 65-50 on Saturday.

LIU-Brooklyn beats cold-shooting Bryant 74-60
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:15 pm

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Raiquan Clark had 21 points and 14 rebounds as Long Island-Brooklyn topped Bryant 74-60 on Saturday.

Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans 133-130
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:15 pm

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As disappointed as Clippers coach Doc Rivers was to see his team give up 80 first-half points, he now has evidence that his team can do that and still find a way to win — on the road.

Davison scores 26, Eastern Washington tops Montana St 71-58
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:02 pm

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Jacob Davison scored 26 points, Mason Peatling had a double-double and Eastern Washington defeated Montana State 71-58 on Saturday.

Ingram's free throws lift UCF over South Florida 55-54
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:02 pm

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Dazon Ingram sank 3 of 4 free throws in the final 53 seconds and UCF closed the game on a 6-0 run to fend off South Florida 55-54 on Saturday.

Muszynski carries Belmont past Morehead St. 77-59
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:02 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Muszynski scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked four shots and Belmont won its fifth straight game, 77-59 over Morehead State on Saturday.

Hogberg makes 40 saves, Senators beat Flames 5-2
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:02 pm

OTTAWA (AP) — Marcus Hogberg isn’t sure he belongs in the NHL. He might be the only one with that thought.

No. 24 Illinois hangs on to beat Northwestern 75-71
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:02 pm

CHAMPAIGN, Ill, (AP) — As Illinois coach Brad Underwood watched Northwestern play his Illini down to the wire, he couldn’t help but feel he was watching his own team from a year ago.

WSU wins on day it retires Klay Thompson's jersey
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:02 pm

PULLLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Whenever Isaac Bonton drained a 3-pointer or dished out an assist, NBA and Washington State great Klay Thompson was on his feet, cheering on the young point guard.

Applewhite, South Carolina St. subdue Florida A&M
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:02 pm

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Damani Applewhite scored 22 points and South Carolina State topped Florida A&M 81-65 on Saturday.

Adams scores 31, Austin Peay still unbeaten in OVC, 92-81
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 8:02 pm

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Jordyn Adams scored a career-high 31 points, making seven 3-pointers, six players reached double figures and Austin Peay defeated Tennessee-Martin 92-81 on Saturday, pushing its winning streak to six games.

Brown helps Murray St hold off SE Missouri St 96-91 in OT
Updated: January 18, 2020 - 7:47 pm

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Tevin Brown poured in 29 points and added six assists and Murray State held off upset-minded Southeast Missouri State 96-91 in overtime on Saturday.

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