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UC Davis edges Cal Poly in overtime 81-78

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) Josh Ritchart scored 24 points, including the 3-pointer that forced overtime, to help UC Davis to an 81-78 comeback win over Cal Poly on Saturday night. Trailing by 14 in the first half, UC Davis (16-4, 6-1 Big West) battled back during the second and tied the game at 65 with Ritchart's 3 to send the game into overtime. In OT, Cal Poly (10-10, 3-5) twice took...
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Holliday, Harrison lead UMKC past Utah Valley State

OREM, Utah (AP) Martez Harrison had 17 points and seven assists, and Reese Holliday scored 17 to help Missouri-Kansas City beat Utah Valley State 66-59 on Saturday night. Zach Nelson's layup with 18:25 left gave Utah Valley State (8-12, 3-3 Western Athletic Conference) a 32-26 lead, but Reese scored eight straight - including back-to-back 3-pointers - to spark a 23-5 run that gave...
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No. 3/3 Zags Shut Down Memphis, 82-64

Przemek Karnowski scored 17 points and Kyle Wiltjer added 15 to help No. 3 Gonzaga beat Memphis 82-64 on Saturday night for its 15th straight victory.
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Cal State Bakersfield beats Seattle 71-61 in OT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Aly Ahmed scored 21 points, hauled in 12 rebounds and sank the go-ahead free throw in overtime to lead Cal State Bakersfield to a 71-61 win over Seattle on Saturday night. Seattle (10-10, 3-3 WAC) forced overtime with William Powell's layup to tie it at 74 with 10 seconds left in regulation, and quickly took the lead with a 3-pointer from Emerson Murray...
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Most dangerous team you're not aware of: The No. Iowa Panthers

  You know about the Northern Iowa Panthers. But more likely than not, you only know a tiny little about them. You surely know that the Panthers are Jayhawk Killers. Or at least they were Jayhawk Killers on one Saturday in March 2010, when a kid named Ali Farokhmanesh shot a 3-pointer that, ill-advised or not, went in, knocking off No. 1 overall seed Kansas and making head coach...
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Garrity's 3 lifts Sacramento St. over Montana

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Mikh McKinney and Cody Demps scored 18 apiece, Dylan Garrity hit the winning 3 with six seconds to go and Sacramento State beat Montana 70-69 on Saturday night to remain atop the Big Sky Conference standings. McKinney hit a pair of free throws with 51 seconds remaining to pull Sacramento State (15-6, 9-1) within 69-67. Nick Hornsby came up with a steal on...
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No. 3 Gonzaga beats Memphis at home for 1st time

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Przemek Karnowski scored 17 points and Kyle Wiltjer added 15 to help No. 3 Gonzaga beat Memphis 82-64 on Saturday night for its 15th straight victory. Domantas Sabonis had 13 points and 11 rebounds for his second consecutive double-double. The trio went 16 of 26 from the floor to help Gonzaga dominate Memphis inside for its first home victory over the Tigers...
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UC Irvine rolls to a 77-55 win over UC Santa Barbara

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) Alex Young and Luke Nelson each scored 11 points and 11 Anteaters scored as UC Irvine routed UC Santa Barbara, 77-55, to win its sixth straight Saturday night. UC Irvine (13-8, 6-1 Big West) now has won 33 of its past 40 games in the Bren Events Center and has won 146 of its 200 games there since February 2000. The Anteaters shot 50.9 percent from the field ...
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Portland State beat Montana State, 80-62

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) DeShaun Wiggins and Tim Douglas combined to score 35 points as hot-shooting Portland State cruised past Montana State80-62 on Saturday night, snapping a four-game losing streak to the Bobcats. The Vikings (11-9, 5-5 Big Sky) got the bounce-back performance they were looking for, coming off a disappointing 73-54 loss to Montana Thursday - their third conference...
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UNLV beats Air Force 74-63

LAS VEGAS (AP) Christian Wood scored 17 points with 10 rebounds to lead five in double figures and UNLV beat Air Force 74-63 on Saturday. UNLV (13-9, 4-5 Mountain West) got back-to-back 3-pointers by Rashad Vaughn and Cody Doolin to start the game, then scored the last six points of the first half - including Dantley Walker's 3-pointer - to lead 29-24 at the break. UNLV pushed its...
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Knee injury shelves VCU guard Briante Weber for season

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) The No. 14 VCU basketball team lost much more than a game on Saturday. A school spokesman says Briante Weber, the team's point guard, will miss the rest of the season after tearing the ACL, MCL and meniscus in his right knee on Saturday. The injury occurred with just a few minutes left in the Rams' 64-55 loss to Richmond. Weber, one of the team's leaders, was...
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Aggies holds on to beat Texas-Pan American

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Daniel Mullings hit three 3-pointers on his way to 14 points to help New Mexico State hold on and beat Texas-Pan American 53-48 on Saturday night. New Mexico State (13-10, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference) has won three straight and eight of its last nine games. The Aggies led by as many as 16 points, and had a 14-point lead with 6:47 to play. Texas-Pan American...
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VIDEO: Purdue Coach Matt Painter post win at Northwestern

The story of the night in Evanston was Purdue’s twin towers of A.J. Hammons and Isaac Haas. (Here’s video of the media availability with both of them following the game) “We try to get the ball inside no matter who we go against,” Purdue Head Coach Matt Painter said. “We’ve had a tough time against Olah in the past but tonight we were able to get the best of him.”...
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Aggies holds on to beat Texas-Pan American

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Daniel Mullings hit three 3-pointers on his way to 14 points to help New Mexico State hold on and beat Texas-Pan American 53-48 on Saturday night. New Mexico State (13-10, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference) has won three straight and eight of its last nine games. The Aggies led by as many as 16 points, and had a 14-point lead with 6:47 to play. Texas-Pan American...
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Lee leads Northern Colorado to 71-57 win over Weber State

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Dominique Lee had 16 points and nine rebounds as Northern Colorado blew past Weber State in the second half to claim a 71-57 Big Sky Conference victory on Saturday night. Tim Huskisson and Tevin Svihovec had 12 points apiece, and Cameron Michael and Jordan Wilson each scored 11 points for Northern Colorado (11-9, 6-3). The score was tied at 30 at the break. Northern...
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Woodard, Hield help No. 24 Oklahoma rally past Oklahoma St

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma pushed the pace in the second half and overwhelmed Oklahoma State. Jordan Woodard scored a season-high 17 points and had a career-high five steals to help the 24th-ranked Sooners beat the Cowboys 64-56 on Saturday night. Oklahoma overcame a seven-point halftime deficit to sweep the regular-season series. "We were stagnant in the first half a lot...
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UTEP beats Middle Tennessee 83-70

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Julian Washburn scored 18 points, Vince Hunter added 17 and UTEP beat Middle Tennessee 83-70 on Saturday. UTEP (14-7, 6-3 Conference USA) had a nine-point run near the end of the first half and led 45-38 at the break. Middle Tennessee pulled to within five after two free throws by Reggie Upshaw made it 71-66 with 5:07 left. But Earvin Morris drilled a 3-pointer...
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VIDEO: Purdue G Rapheal Davis post Northwestern interview

Rapheal Davis scored 15 points to with seven rebounds and four assists as Purdue won at Northwestern 68-60. Davis also committed zero turnovers. Over the last four games, Davis is averaging 18.0 PPG, 5.5 RPG and 2.3 APG. We caught up to Rapheal Davis earlier in the season, and at this link you can check out our exclusive chat at this link here. Below you’ll find the video of...
Via The Sports Bank
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New Mexico State holds on to beat Texas-Pan American 53-48

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Daniel Mullings hit three 3-pointers on his way to 14 points to help New Mexico State hold on and beat Texas-Pan American 53-48 on Saturday night. New Mexico State (13-10, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference) has won three straight and eight of its last nine games. The Aggies led by as many as 16 points, and had a 14-point lead with 6:47 to play. Texas-Pan American...
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Troy comes back to beat Texas-Arlington 55-54

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) John Walton III had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Kelton Ford made two free throws with three seconds left to give Troy a 55-54 victory over Texas-Arlington in Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday night. UTA's Greg Gainey nailed a 3-point jumper to take a 52-51 lead with 1:56 remaining in the game. Walton made two free throws to regain the lead with 49 seconds...
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Texas Basketball drop their third straight, mauled by Baylor

A season that began with hope and promise has been marred with poor results and losses, bringing the Texas Longhorns and their fans crashing back down to Earth. As Texas Basketball dropped their third game in a row to a ranked Big-12 opponent we can see the results of this litmus test, and they aren’t good. #19 Texas Basketball fell 83-60 against #20 Baylor, leaving the Longhorns...
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Texas Southern tops Alabama State; pulls even in SWAC

HOUSTON (AP) Madarious Gibbs scored 24 points and Texas Southern beat Alabama State 80-65 on Saturday. The win pulls Texas Southern (10-11) into a tie with Alabama State (11-6) atop the Southwestern Conference at 7-1. Texas Southern ran off eight-straight points midway through the first half - four on a pair of Malcolm Riley layups - and led 41-34 at the break. The Tigers pushed...
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UC Riverside edges Cal State Northridge 66-62

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) Taylor Johns scored 27 points, hitting all 13 of his shots from the free throw line, to lift UC Riverside to a 66-62 win over Cal State Northridge on Saturday. Jaylen Bland added 10 points, while Steven Thornton and Austin Quick had nine apiece for Riverside (10-11, 3-4 Big West), which shot just 19 of 52 from the field (36.5 percent) but held a 24-8 advantage...
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McGlynn scores 22 points; Towson cruises past Hofstra 86-72

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Four McGlynn scored 22 points and five Towson players reached double figures in an 86-72 victory over Hofstra on Saturday night. Trailing by one at the break, Towson opened the second half on a 17-8 run, capped by Timajh Parker-Rivera's three straight jump shots to take 53-45 lead with 13:34 to play. The Tigers made 15 of 20 free throws in the final 4 minutes...
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SMU defeats UCF 75-56 for 8th consecutive win

DALLAS (AP) Ryan Manuel scored a season-high 20 points and Markus Kennedy added 13 points with 11 rebounds as SMU galloped away from UCF 75-56 on Saturday night. The Mustangs (18-4, 9-1 American Athletic Conference) remain a half-step behind Tulsa (16-5, 9-0) in conference. Manuel was a near-perfect 9 of 10 from the field, adding four rebounds and four assists. Kennedy's rebounds...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss
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