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  • Atkinson, Wennberg score in SO as Columbus beats Anaheim 4-3

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alexander Wennberg and Cam Atkinson each scored in the shootout and Joonas Korpisalo stopped shots by Corey Perry and Jakob Silfverberg to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over…

  • LIU Brooklyn upends Wagner 82-69 behind 2 double-doubles

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jerome Frink scored 26 points with 14 rebounds and Martin Hermannsson added 17 with 11 boards — his first career double-double — and LIU Brooklyn upended Wagner 82-69 on Thursday night,…

  • Umberger snaps 50-game scoreless drought, Flyers beat Sabres

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — R.J. Umberger snapped a 50-game scoreless drought and Wayne Simmonds got his 20th goal of the season to help the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 on Thursday night to end…

  • Norelia scores 22, sparks FGCU past SC-Upstate 71-64

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Marc Eddy Norelia scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help Florida Gulf Coast to a 71-64 win over South Carolina-Upstate Thursday night. Norelia scored a layup with just under…

  • No. 15 Texas A&M women hold off No. 11 Mississippi St 64-58

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Courtney Williams had 22 points and Courtney Walker had 21 and No. 15 Texas A&M defeated No. 11 Mississippi State 64-58 on Thursday night. The Aggies trailed by 11 late…

  • Ducks-Blue Jackets Sum

    Anaheim 1 1 1 0—3 Columbus 0 1 2 0—4 Columbus won shootout 2-0 First Period_1, Anaheim, Perron 8 (Stewart, Getzlaf), 4:47. Second Period_2, Anaheim, Santorelli 7 (Getzlaf, Perron), 19:48. 3, Columbus, Karlsson 7 (Foligno),…

  • Ducks-Blue Jackets Sums

    Anaheim 1 1 1 0—3 Columbus 0 1 2 0—4 Columbus won shootout 2-0 First Period_1, Anaheim, Perron 8 (Stewart, Getzlaf), 4:47. Penalties_Perron, Ana (slashing), :43; Kesler, Ana (elbowing), 6:00; Prout, Clm (cross-checking), 13:03. Second…

  • No. 5 MARYLAND 73, PURDUE 59

    FG FT Reb PURDUE Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS Perry 21 3-6 2-2 2-3 0 4 8 McBryde 22 1-4 0-0 0-3 0 3 2 Horrocks 16 0-5 0-2 2-2 0 2 0…

  • No. 5 MARYLAND 73, PURDUE 59

    PURDUE (16-8) Perry 3-6 2-2 8, McBryde 1-4 0-0 2, Horrocks 0-5 0-2 0, Keys 5-12 1-2 12, Wilson 6-16 0-0 14, Morrissette 7-16 1-1 18, Murphy 1-4 0-0 3, Thornton 0-2 0-0 0, Kiesler…

  • Kings-Islanders Sums

    Los Angeles 0 1 1—2 N.Y. Islanders 3 1 1—5 First Period_1, N.Y. Islanders, Boychuk 5 (Tavares, Grabovski), 6:05. 2, N.Y. Islanders, Cizikas 5 (Martin, Clutterbuck), 11:19. 3, N.Y. Islanders, Lee 9 (Leddy, Okposo), 13:36…

  • Kings-Islanders Sum

    Los Angeles 0 1 1—2 N.Y. Islanders 3 1 1—5 First Period_1, N.Y. Islanders, Boychuk 5 (Tavares, Grabovski), 6:05. 2, N.Y. Islanders, Cizikas 5 (Martin, Clutterbuck), 11:19. 3, N.Y. Islanders, Lee 9 (Leddy, Okposo), 13:36…

  • Furman cruises to 95-75 win over The Citadel

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Matt Rafferty scored 21 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to propel Furman to a 95-75 win over The Citadel on Thursday night. Stephen Croone added 16 points and Kris Acox…

  • Tavares, Greiss lead Islanders to 5-2 win over Kings

    NEW YORK (AP) — John Tavares had a goal and an assist, Thomas Greiss stopped 28 shots and the New York Islanders scored three times in the first 14 minutes and beat the Los Angeles…

  • Old Dominion sails past North Texas 67-47

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Brandan Stith scored 17 points and collected 11 rebounds as Old Dominion used a strong second half to post a 67-47 win over North Texas Thursday night. Old Dominion (14-10, 7-4…

  • Thomas, No. 10 Florida State women beat Duke 69-53

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 10 Florida State rode an anybody-can-step-up philosophy to a deep postseason run last year. That same mindset has led the Seminoles to 10 straight wins. Florida State beat Duke 69-53…