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  • Brad vs. the Book: Historic season to continue for Hawkeyes at IU

    Iowa, on pace to land its first ever No. 1 seed, could accelerate Indiana's downward spiral says Brad Evans.

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  • Iowa big man Adam Woodbury silences critics

    Iowa's Adam Woodbury is often viewed as the blue-chip recruit who never lived up to expectations. The 7-foot-1 senior is among a handful of Hawkeyes who have helped push the program near the top of the rankings. Woodbury is averaging a career-high 8.5 points and a team-high 7.7 rebounds, with four…

    The Associated Press
  • UNC's Williams thankful, doing OK after vertigo attack

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams said he was feeling both thankful to be alive, and proud of how his team responded in the aftermath of a vertigo attack that forced him to watch most of the second half of the Tar Heels' 68-65 ACC win over Boston College on Tuesday night from the locker room. In a…

    The Associated Press
  • Miles' 21 leads Saint Joseph's by George Washington 84-66

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- Isaiah Miles scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Saint Joseph's to an 84-66 win over George Washington Wednesday night, extending its road winning streak to nine games.

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  • Thornwell leads South Carolina to 94-83 win over LSU

    South Carolina coach Frank Martin looked around at his exhilarated players after the Gamecocks beat LSU to gain a share of first in the Southeastern Conference. South Carolina (21-3, 8-3) got to the top with a 94-83 win over LSU on Wednesday night, breaking away from a tie game with a 17-8 spurt…

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  • Fresno State hands San Diego State its 1st MWC loss, 58-57

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Marvelle Harris had 20 points, five assists and four steals and Fresno State handed San Diego State its first Mountain West Conference loss in a 58-57 victory Wednesday night.

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  • Walton, Michigan hang on to beat Minnesota 82-74

    Michigan's large lead had been slashed by feisty Minnesota to two points, and coach John Beilein called timeout with 89 seconds left to set up the next play. The Wolverines emerged with a clutch layup and pulled out the must-have victory on Wednesday night. The Gophers, once again, fell just short.

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  • Alabama holds off slumping No. 15 Texas A&M, 63-62

    Avery Johnson's already brought big wins to Alabama's program even during an up and down season. Retin Obasohan scored 16 points and the Crimson Tide pulled off another upset by surviving a big rally from No. 15 Texas A&M for a 63-62 victory Wednesday night, the Aggies' third straight loss. The…

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  • Texas Tech upsets No. 14 Iowa State 85-82 in OT

    Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith knew how a big 3-pointer he got from sophomore guard Keenan Evans. It helped lift the Red Raiders to an 85-82 overtime win over No. 14 Iowa State on Wednesday night. ''Knowing it was just 2 seconds (on the shot clock), a heck of a play to put us up by three,'' Smith said.

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  • Marquette beats No. 20 Providence 96-91 in double overtime

    Henry Ellenson smiled and seemed to bounce around with nervous energy after playing 48 minutes. Coach Steve Wojciechowski had a raspy voice as he talked about being so tense that he needed an ice bath. The young Marquette Golden Eagles will remember their 96-91 victory in double overtime over No.…

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  • Tulsa rallies to hand No. 16 SMU 1st home loss 82-77

    DALLAS (AP) -- Pat Birt envisioned beating SMU when he sat behind the Tulsa bench a year ago for the Golden Hurricane's loss to the Mustangs with the American Athletic Conference regular-season title on the line.

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  • Hayes, Brown lead Wisconsin to 72-61 win over Nebraska

    Prior to this season, Wisconsin's Vitto Brown was a little-used reserve, best known for his stirring rendition of the national anthem before select games. The junior forward had a career-high 18 points and Nigel Hayes scored 20 as the Badgers defeated Nebraska 72-61 for their sixth-consecutive…

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  • Florida St looking to continue success against zone defenses

    Florida State's success against zone defenses has played a major role in the Seminoles' four-game winning streak. Now they are about to square off against maybe the ultimate zone defense in college: Syracuse's challenging 2-3 zone. Coach Leonard Hamilton is no stranger in game planning for the…

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  • Central Arkansas beats Southeastern Louisiana 88-72

    CONWAY, Ark. (AP) -- Jordan Howard scored 24 points and made 12 of 13 free throws, Derreck Brooks added 18 points with four 3-pointers and Central Arkansas beat Southeastern Louisiana 88-72 on Tuesday night.

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  • No. 22 Kentucky has it easy against Georgia in an 82-48 rout

    Kentucky usually found the basket, while Georgia often emerged frustrated when it shot. Jamal Murray scored 24 points, Tyler Ulis added 14 and Kentucky held Georgia to a season-low 22 percent shooting to coast to an 82-48 victory Tuesday night. Picking up where he left off after a career-best 35…

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  • Vanderbilt routs Missouri 86-71 for 2nd win in 3 games

    Vanderbilt took care of business against a struggling Missouri team at home where the Commodores have been pretty good this season. Wade Baldwin IV scored 17 points in leading five starters in double figures, and the Vanderbilt Commodores routed Missouri 86-71 Wednesday night for their second win…

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  • Colorado State edges Boise State after controversial call

    John Gillon scored 19 points, including six in the second overtime, and Colorado State beat Boise State 97-93 on Wednesday night in a game that ended in controversy. At the end of the first overtime, Boise State's James Webb III banked in a 3-pointer as time expired, which would have given the…

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  • UNLV rallies to beat San Jose State 64-61

    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Patrick McCaw scored 16 points, Ike Nwamu added 15 and UNLV rallied to beat San Jose State 64-61 on Wednesday night to end a three-game skid.

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  • No. 6 Kansas beats No. 10 West Virginia, 75-65

    Landen Lucas rarely gets much credit for the work he does for Kansas, mainly because the blue-collar forward earns his minutes with rebounding and defense rather than offense. With a deft flip of his wrist, Ellis lobbed up a pass that Lucas dutifully flushed. ''I see him out there working hard,''…

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