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North Carolina Central beats Jackson State 67-64 in OT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Nimrod Hilliard scored North Carolina Central's final five points in overtime to send the Eagles to a 67-64 victory over Jackson State on Monday night. NCCU's Dante Holmes hit a 3-pointer with 32 seconds left in regulation that tied the game at 56-56. Hilliard led the Eagles with a season-high 25 points. Jeremiah Ingram added a season-high 19 points and Jordan...
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Badgers return strong with win over Golden Bears

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Nigel Hayes had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 6 Wisconsin returned from a nine-day break to beat California 68-56 on Monday night. Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky added 14 points apiece in the first game for the Badgers (11-1) since beating Nicholls State 86-43 on Dec. 13. Tyrone Wallace scored 17 points and Jordan Mathews added 15 for the Golden Bears...
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Knicks' Samuel Dalembert fined $15,000 for elbowing opponent

  New York Knicks center Samuel Dalembert was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Monday for elbowing Toronto's Jonas Valanciunas in the face. Dalembert received a flagrant 2 foul and was automatically ejected after elbowing the Raptors counterpart with 10:59 left in the third quarter of the Knicks' 118-108 loss on Sunday.
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C-USA Basketball: 12/22/14

Old Dominion improves to 10-1, beats William & Mary 69-62 NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Trey Freeman scored 24, Ambrose Mosley 17 and Old Dominion won its seventh straight, beating William & Mary 69-62 on Monday night. Old Dominion (10-1) broke a 39-all tie with a 13-1 run ending on Jonathan Arledge's jumper to make it 52-40 with 7:57 left. The Monarchs extended their lead to 14 with...
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No. 19 Oklahoma beats Weber State

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- As Oklahoma's scoring run against Weber State grew on Monday night, coach Lon Kruger knew his Sooners were executing well, but he wasn't aware they were in the process of setting an NCAA Division I record. Jordan Woodard and Ryan Spangler each scored 15 points and No. 19 Oklahoma scored 39 straight points to rout Weber State 85-51. Oklahoma (8-3) broke the previous...
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No. 22 Baylor holds on 70-66 over Southern U

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Rico Gathers had 16 points with 11 rebounds and No. 22 Baylor held on to win its first game this season as a ranked team, 70-66 over Southern University on Monday night. Freshman Johnathan Motley had 19 points for the Bears (10-1), who moved into the Top 25 earlier Monday. His two free throws with 42 seconds left in the first half put Baylor ahead to stay after...
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Harden's 44 lead Rockets over Blazers

HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden scored a season-high 44 points to help the Houston Rockets cruise to a 110-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night and snap a two-game skid. The Trail Blazers were without leading scorer and rebounder LaMarcus Aldridge, who missed the game with an upper-respiratory illness, and had their five-game winning streak snapped. Harden had...
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Portland State rips Walla Walla 94-52

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) DaShaun Wiggins scored 23 points and Portland State ripped NAIA-member Walla Walla University 94-52 on Monday. Wiggins was 8 of 15 from the floor, leading Portland State (6-4) to a 58 percent shooting night. The Vikings were 9 of 21 from beyond the arc. Tim Douglas made four 3-pointers and had 16 points, Gary Winston had 13 and Sebastian Suarez added 11 points...
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No. 6 Wisconsin beats California 68-56

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Nigel Hayes had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 6 Wisconsin returned from a nine-day break to beat California 68-56 on Monday night. Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky added 14 points apiece in the first game for the Badgers (11-1) since beating Nicholls State 86-43 on Dec. 13. Tyrone Wallace scored 17 points and Jordan Mathews added 15 for the Golden Bears ...
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Rose keys Bulls' big 4th in victory over Raptors

CHICAGO (AP) Derrick Rose scored 29 points, Jimmy Butler added 27 points and 11 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls snapped the Toronto Raptors' six-game winning streak with a 129-120 victory on Monday night. Rose scored 15 of the Bulls' franchise-record 49 points in the fourth quarter. Chicago, who has won three straight, got Rose and Taj Gibson back after each missed two games. Rose...
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King leads Gophers in win over Paladins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Joey King made 8 of 11 shots and scored 19 points as Minnesota got past Furman 86-76 on Monday. DeAndre Mathieu scored 16 points for Minnesota (10-2), with seven assists and five steals. Nate Mason added 14 points and Maurice Walker had 11. Stephen Croone hit five 3-pointers and scored 25 points for Furman (2-8). Kendrec Ferrara scored a season-high 18 points...
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Barkov's SO goal lifts Panthers over Penguins

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Aleksander Barkov scored the lone goal in the shootout, and the Florida Panthers edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Monday night. Barkov skated in on Marc-Andre Fleury in the seventh round of the tiebreaker, moved left, and lifted in a one-handed shot to win it. Florida's Roberto Luongo made a sprawling glove save, among his seven, on Chris Kunitz in the fourth...
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Burks, Hayward lead Jazz past Grizzlies, 97-91

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Alec Burks scored 23 points, Gordon Hayward added 21 and the Utah Jazz handed the Memphis Grizzlies their third straight loss with a 97-91 victory Monday night. The Jazz withstood a late push by hitting eight of 10 free throws down the stretch for their third win in the last four. Derrick Favors finished with 15 points, while Enes Kanter added 13 points and nine...
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Cardiac Cats: Panthers take down Penguins in thrilling shootout victory

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Aleksander Barkov scored the lone goal in the shootout, and the Florida Panthers edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Monday night. Barkov skated in on Marc-Andre Fleury in the seventh round of the tiebreaker, moved left, and lifted in a one-handed shot to win it. Florida's Roberto Luongo made a sprawling glove save, among his seven, on Chris Kunitz in the fourth...
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Loyola of Chicago routs Texas Tech 62-44

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jay Knuth scored 15, including 13 from the free-throw line, and Loyola of Chicago surprised Texas Tech 62-44 in the third round of the Las Vegas Classic Monday night. Knuth had six rebounds, scored 13 second-half points and only missed one from the foul line. Ben Richardson chipped in with all nine of his points in the first half as the Ramblers (9-2) defeated a Big...
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Michigan ends skid with win over Coppin State

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Freshman Ricky Doyle led the Wolverines with a career-high 16 points and five rebounds and Michigan halted a four-game losing streak Monday night with a 72-56 win over Coppin State. The Wolverines (7-5) scored on their first five possessions to take an 11-0 lead and built that to 21-3 just six minutes into the game. Down early and with little to lose, Coppin...
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Minnesota sneaks past Furman 86-76

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Joey King made 8 of 11 shots and scored 19 points as Minnesota got past Furman 86-76 on Monday. DeAndre Mathieu scored 16 points for Minnesota (10-2), with seven assists and five steals. Nate Mason added 14 points and Maurice Walker had 11. Stephen Croone hit five 3-pointers and scored 25 points for Furman (2-8). Kendrec Ferrara scored a season-high 18 points off...
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James Harden scores season-high 44 in Rockets' win over Blazers

  James Harden scored a season-high 44 points to help the Houston Rockets cruise to a 110-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night and snap a two-game skid. The Trail Blazers were without leading scorer and rebounder LaMarcus Aldridge, who missed the game with an upper-respiratory illness, and had their five-game winning streak snapped. Harden had 31 in the first...
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Butler controls the boards in romp over Tennessee-Martin

  Andrew Chrabascz scored 17 points and Kellen Dunham added 15 as Butler clamped down on the boards to beat Tennessee-Martin 64-37 on Monday night. Butler (9-3) out-rebounded the Skyhawks (7-4) 39-20 and limited UT-Martin to 16 field goals in 48 attempts (33.3 percent), including just 2 of 13 3-point tries. Chrabascz drained a 3-pointer, as did Alex Barlow and Dunham added a basket...
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Harden's 44 lead Rockets over Blazers, 110-95

HOUSTON (AP) James Harden scored a season-high 44 points to help the Houston Rockets cruise to a 110-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night and snap a two-game skid. The Trail Blazers were without leading scorer and rebounder LaMarcus Aldridge, who missed the game with an upper-respiratory illness, and had their five-game winning streak snapped. Harden had 31...
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Murray State tops Southern Illinois 83-71

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Cameron Payne scored 22 points, Jeffery Moss added 21 and Murray State topped Southern Illinois 83-71 on Monday. Payne was 6 of 13 from the floor and Moss was 4 of 5. They combined to make 17 of 18 free throws. Murray State (9-4) shot 56 percent, including 9 of 21 from beyond the arc, and went 24 of 30 from the line. T.J. Sapp and Justin Seymour chipped in...
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Tennessee Tech balances sinks UMKC 81-60

KANSAS City, Mo. (AP) Josiah Moore came off the bench to lead a balanced attack with 14 points and Tennessee Tech defeated Missouri-Kansas City 81-60 on Monday. Dwan Caldwell had 12 points, Torrance Rowe and Aleska Juqovic added 11 each and Charles Jackson had 10 for the Golden Eagles (7-5). Tennessee Tech shot 59 percent and outrebounded Kansas City 45-23, with Moore and Javon...
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Dalembert fined $15,000 for elbowing Valanciunas

NEW YORK (AP) New York Knicks center Samuel Dalembert was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Monday for elbowing Toronto's Jonas Valanciunas in the face. Dalembert received a flagrant 2 foul and was automatically ejected after elbowing the Raptors counterpart with 10:59 left in the third quarter of the Knicks' 118-108 loss on Sunday.
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Preds rout Jackets, give Pekka Rinne his league-leading 22nd win

  Craig Smith scored two goals, Pekka Rinne made 30 saves to earn his NHL-leading 22nd win, and the Nashville Predators routed the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Monday night. Colin Wilson had a goal and an assist, and Seth Jones and Mike Fisher also scored for Nashville, which has won five of six. Victor Bartley added two assists. Rookie Alexander Wennberg scored his first NHL goal...
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Chattanooga eases past UAB 83-67

CHATANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Greg Pryor scored 18 points and Chattanooga eased past UAB 83-67 on Monday. Pryor was 9 of 11 from the line. Casey Jones added 14 points and nine rebounds, Ronrico White had 13 points and Justin Tuoyo scored 11 and grabbed 12 boards. UAB was paced by Robert Brown's 19 points. Hakeem Baxter had 15 and Nick Norton added 12. Chattanooga jumped out to an 8-2 lead...
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