• No. 11 UCLA upsets top-ranked Kentucky 97-92

    Only briefly did UCLA appear vulnerable against top-ranked Kentucky in its usual charged environment that has made the Wildcats one of the hardest teams to beat at home. Each time the 11th-ranked Bruins coolly responded with a timely basket or rebound, a consistent combination that grabbed momentum and eventually the game from the Wildcats. Isaac Hamilton scored 19 points, T.J. Leaf had 17 with 13 rebounds and UCLA shot 53 percent to beat Kentucky 97-92 on Saturday, its second upset of the top-ranked Wildcats in as many years.

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  • Omaha beats Iowa for 1st victory over Big Ten team

    Omaha coach Derrin Hansen told his team to be ready for Iowa's best shot in the second half. The Mavericks got it, but they had an answer every time. Zach Jackson scored a career-high 21 points, Tra-Deon Hollins had 12 points and 11 assists, and Omaha upset Iowa 98-89 on Saturday for its first win against a Big Ten team.

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  • No. 25 West Virginia ends No. 6 Virginia's win streak, 66-57

    The last time No. 25 West Virginia played a major program, they came up short, 81-77 against Temple. Esa Ahmad hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 1:28 remaining Saturday and West Virginia scored 11 of the game's final 13 points to end the nation's sixth-longest home winning streak with a 66-57 victory Saturday. It was the kind of win the Mountaineers felt like they needed to make things right.

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  • Andrew White leads No. 22 Syracuse over North Florida

    Andrew White scored a season-high 26 points and Frank Howard had 10 points, a career-high 13 assists and just two turnovers to lead No. 22 Syracuse to a 77-71 victory over North Florida on Saturday. Syracuse (5-2) survived North Florida (3-7) despite nearly blowing a 56-32 lead with just over 12 minutes left. Dallas Moore, who scored 31 points against Florida on Thursday, led the Ospreys' comeback with a 30-point effort, including 22 in the second half, many of those points coming on NBA-range 3-pointers.

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  • No. 15 Purdue uses 3-pointers to beat Morehead State 90-56

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Freshman guard Carsen Edwards scored 16 points, and No. 15 Purdue made 11 3-pointers in the first half Saturday on the way to a 90-56 victory over Morehead State.

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  • No. 9 Baylor beats No. 7 Xavier 76-61; Bears 3rd Top 10 win

    Baylor fans filled the arena with the obligatory chants over ''Over-rated!'' in the closing minutes as the ninth-ranked Bears were closing out a convincing victory over No. 7 Xavier. Manu Lecomte scored 24 points, Johnathan Motley had 17 points with eight rebounds and the Bears took over in the second half for a 76-61 victory Saturday. ''We just go out and play hard every day,'' Motley said, when asked if the Bears were still ranked too low.

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  • No. 5 Duke beats Maine 94-55 without 2 starting guards

    Luke Kennard is ready for Duke to finally resemble the team that was picked No. 1 in the preseason. The fifth-ranked Blue Devils welcomed two key big men to the rotation - but also played without two starting guards. With Kennard scoring a career-best 35 points, Duke routed Maine 94-55 on Saturday in the long-awaited debut of freshmen Jayson Tatum and Marques Bolden.

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  • Gonzaga gets revenge at last on its longtime non-conference nemesis

    In addition to toppling a marquee opponent and preserving its undefeated record, Gonzaga achieved something far more satisfying Saturday evening. Przemek Karnowski scored 18 points and Josh Perkins had 16 as Gonzaga hung on for a 69-62 victory over a 16th-ranked Arizona team decimated by injuries and other issues. Only once did Arizona mount any semblance of a charge, pulling within five with just over a minute to go after a 12-4 spurt aided by six Gonzaga missed free throws.

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  • Harden, Rockets snap Warriors' 12 game win streak in 2 OTs

    Kevin Durant just missed the garbage can with his postgame ice bag, and that told the story of Golden State's long night. Then, Draymond Green expressed his disgust with the officiating. James Harden notched his fourth triple-double of the season with 29 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Warriors 132-127 in double overtime Thursday night to end Golden State's 12-game winning streak.

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  • No. 4 Kansas cruises to 89-74 victory over Stanford

    Jerrod Haase received a long, loud ovation upon his return to Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday. The rest of the cheers were for the Jayhawks. Frank Mason III scored 20 points, Devonte Graham delivered an early 3-point barrage and fourth-ranked Kansas pulled away late for an 89-74 victory over Stanford, spoiling the return of the Cardinal's coach to the building where he once starred as a player.

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  • Previewing Kentucky vs. UCLA: The season’s most anticipated matchup to date

    This could end up being the most entertaining game of the college basketball season.

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  • Hayes scores 28 as No. 17 Wisconsin blows by Oklahoma

    Wisconsin coach Greg Gard says what makes Nigel Hayes and the Badgers play at their best is one in the same - how far the 6-foot-8 forward is from the basket. Gard said what impressed him most about Hayes was he shot 13 free throws, hitting 10, and didn't turn the ball over once while dishing out six assists. Hayes said he's just taking what the defense gives him.

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  • South Dakota State extends home win streak to 32

    BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) -- Mike Daum scored 22 points with nine rebounds and junior-college transfer Andrew Wallace added a career-high 21 points to lead South Dakota State to a 77-68 victory over UMKC on Saturday.

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  • Basketball-Highlights of Friday's NBA games

    Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Friday: Raptors 113, Lakers 80 Kyle Lowry scored 24 points and dished out seven assists, DeMar DeRozan added 16 points with six assists and the Toronto Raptors defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 113-80 Friday night to extend their winning streak to five games. The Raptors (13-6) led from the outset as the Lakers (10-11) lost for the second time in three games on a four-game trip that ends Saturday. Spurs 107, Wizards 105 Kawhi Leonard capped his 23-point performance by drilling a game-winning 17-foot jumper with 6.1 seconds to play as San Antonio outlasted Washington in a furious finish at the AT&T Center.

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  • No. 2 Villanova cruises past Saint Joseph's 88-57

    The Villanova student section had checked their tweets, texts and timelines and saw the score from roughly 630 miles west of campus that had as much of an impact on them as the latest victory a few feet in front of them. Villanova coach Jay Wright heard the chant. Josh Hart had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his first career triple-double and led No. 2 Villanova to an 88-57 victory over Saint Joseph's on Saturday.

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  • No. 13 Indiana rolls over SIU-Edwardsville 83-60

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Juwan Morgan scored a career-high 18 points and finished with 10 rebounds, De'Ron Davis scored 14 points and No. 13 Indiana rolled to an 83-60 victory over SIU-Edwardsville on Friday night.

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  • Dorsey leads No. 23 Oregon to 128-59 rout of Savannah State

    No. 23 Oregon is piling up points at a prolific pace. Tyler Dorsey scored a career-high 29 points, Dillon Brooks had 22 and the Ducks set a school scoring record in a 128-59 victory over Savannah State on Saturday night. Coming off a 93-54 win against Western Oregon on Wednesday night, the Ducks (7-2) eclipsed their previous high of 121 points against Portland in 1970 and had seven players score in double figures for the first time in nine seasons.

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  • NFL and VOKE to Create Highlights Experience in Virtual Reality

    The National Football League and VOKE, a leader in live event virtual reality, announced today a collaboration to create a personalized, fully immersive virtual reality highlights experience for fans worldwide using VOKE’s TrueVR™ technology.

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  • Daniels, Kuzman lead Utah past Montana State 92-84

    With the win over Montana State pretty well decided, someone in the crowd told Kyle Kuzma he was one assist off the first triple-double at Utah in 17 years. The biggest difference has been on the boards, where the Bobcats are outrebounded by more than 13 each away game, compared to a plus-9 advantage at home.

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  • Hannahs, Kingsley lead Arkansas past Stephen F. Austin 78-62

    Moses Kingsley has done his best to avoid any frustration through some early season difficulties finding his way in Arkansas' revamped offense. The preseason Southeastern Conference Player of the Year might have finally found his way in a 78-62 in over Stephen F. Austin on Thursday night. Kingsley scored 10 of his 12 points in the second half for the Razorbacks (5-1), who used a 13-3 run to open the second half and pull away from a Lumberjacks team that has been to three straight NCAA Tournaments.

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