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The lost boys of college basketball

Starting next week, every Division I team will play for a chance to go to the NCAA Tournament, except one.

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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — While many anticipated the Denver Nuggets to get a bounce in their step after the firing of coach Brian Shaw, Kevin Garnett was not one of them. “To be honest, they quit…

  • Gasol’s last-second shot lifts Memphis over Rockets 102-100

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies needed a pick-me-up after dropping three of their last four games, including two straight at home. They found it in a thrilling last-second victory over the Houston Rockets on…

  • NHL Capsules

    DETROIT (AP) — Marek Zidlicky’s power-play goal 1:09 into overtime lifted the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. Zidlicky, making his Red Wings debut after being…

  • Oklahoma State gets back on track, tops TCU 82-70

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Le’Bryan Nash and Anthony Hickey each scored 20 points to lead Oklahoma State to an 82-70 victory over TCU Wednesday night. Hickey scored 18 of his points in the second half…

  • Westbrook has career-high 49, lifts Thunder past 76ers in OT

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists for his fourth consecutive triple-double, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 123-118 in…

  • Home cooking: Spurs return to their court, beat Kings 112-85

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs punctuated their return from a nearly monthlong road trip with their largest home victory of the season, 112-85 over the Sacramento…

  • Zidlicky’s OT goal gives Red Wings 2-1 win over Rangers

    DETROIT (AP) — Marek Zidlicky’s power-play goal 1:09 into overtime lifted the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. Zidlicky, making his Red Wings debut after being…

  • UCLA beats Southern California 85-74 to lock up No. 4 seed

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bryce Alford scored 23 points, including five 3s, Tony Parker added 22 and UCLA defeated Southern California 85-74 Wednesday night to help the Bruins lock up the No. 4 seed in…

  • Wednesday’s College Basketball

    EAST Duquesne 81, Fordham 66 Miami 67, Pittsburgh 63 NJIT 71, Howard 62 Ohio St. 77, Penn St. 67 Providence 79, Seton Hall 66 Richmond 56, UMass 53 Saint Joseph’s 55, La Salle 50 SOUTH…

  • No. 16 Louisville falls to No. 12 Notre Dame 71-59

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville’s defensive consistency was lacking in Wednesday’s 71-59 loss to No. 12 Notre Dame. Some improvement is needed quickly with No. 2 Virginia coming to town on Saturday and the Atlantic…

  • Lynn, Willis lead NJIT past Howard 71-62

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Damon Lynn had 16 points and Winfield Willis had 15 points with the pair combining for six 3-pointers to lead NJIT to a 71-62 win over Howard on Wednesday night. Tim…

  • Hornets rout Nets 115-91 in key game in East race

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets didn’t try to hide it: This was an important game. They couldn’t have started it much better. Al Jefferson and Gerald Henderson each scored 19 points, Marvin Williams…

  • Home cooking: Spurs return to their court, beat Kings 112-85

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs punctuated their return from a nearly monthlong road trip with their largest home victory of the season, 112-85 over the Sacramento…

  • Kemba Walker takes next step in recovery from knee surgery

    NEW YORK (AP) — Charlotte Hornets scoring leader Kemba Walker has been cleared to resume all basketball activities, moving him closer to a return from left knee surgery. Walker said Wednesday after Charlotte’s 115-91 victory…

  • 76ers-Thunder, Box

    PHILADELPHIA (118) Mbah a Moute 6-21 6-9 18, Sampson 2-3 3-3 7, Noel 3-10 2-4 8, Richardson 8-19 9-9 29, Canaan 10-16 3-3 31, Grant 2-7 8-10 14, Thompson 1-6 0-0 3, Robinson 0-6 2-2…