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  • Evansville beats Ohio 81-69 in OT

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — D.J. Ballentine scored 23 points, including eight in overtime, to lead Evansville to an 81-69 comeback win over Ohio on Thursday. The Purple Aces (8-2) scored 12 unanswered points in OT and made 23 of 28 free throws. Ohio built a five-point second-half lead, 57-52, on a 3-pointer by Javarez Willis,…

  • Thursday’s College Basketball

    EAST Canisius 60, Stony Brook 59, OT Duke 66, UConn 56 LIU Brooklyn 69, FIU 58 Lincoln (Pa.) 61, Pace 49 Quinnipiac 80, Lehigh 65 Rider 62, Morgan St. 48 Temple 82, Delaware 62 Yale 57, Vermont 56 SOUTH Austin Peay 76, Oakland City 52 Barton 93, Fayetteville St. 70 Charlotte 75, Appalachian St. 65…

  • Jones scores 21 to lead No. 2 Duke over UConn

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two possessions into the second half, Mike Krzyzewski had seen more than enough from his young and talented Duke team and let them know it in forceful terms that any young man would understand. After hollering at his second-ranked Blue Devils to get over to the bench, Coach K asked…

  • LSU comes back against UAB 79-70

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jarell Martin and Keith Hornsby combined to score 49 points to help LSU overcome an early 11-point deficit and defeat UAB 79-70 Thursday night. Martin scored 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting and Hornsby added 24 points. They combined to score 16 points in the first 8

  • Top 25 Women’s Capsules

    PHOENIX (AP) — Mariya Moore scored 17 points and led the decisive second-half spurt that sent No. 10 Louisville over Grand Canyon 65-51 on Thursday night. Moore had a 3-pointer, assist and steal in quick succession as Louisville built a 56-35 lead with 7:57 left. She hit 3 of 6 3-pointers and all four free…

  • Moore, No. 10 Louisville beat Grand Canyon 65-51

    PHOENIX (AP) — Mariya Moore scored 17 points and led the decisive second-half spurt that sent No. 10 Louisville over Grand Canyon 65-51 on Thursday night. Moore had a 3-pointer, assist and steal in quick succession as Louisville built a 56-35 lead with 7:57 left. She hit 3 of 6 3-pointers and all four free…

  • No. 19 Oklahoma State holds off Weber State women 55-49

    OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Roshunda Johnson scored 16 points, including the final go-ahead bucket late in the second half, to lift No. 19 Oklahoma State to a 55-49 win over Weber State on Thursday night. LaShawn Jones contributed 13 points and Brittney Martin had 11 for Oklahoma State (8-1), which took a 30-19 advantage into…

  • White lifts Ole Miss past Coastal Carolina 71-68

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi guard LaDarius White will be the first person to admit his club has struggled to hold the home court advantage this season. Those struggles were obvious again in the first half on Thursday. “No doubt we’ve struggled on our home court, but our coaches have preached on staying together,” said…

  • Top 25 Men’s Capsules

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Freshman point guard Tyus Jones scored 21 points, Justise Winslow hit two key baskets late in the game and No. 2 Duke responded to a tongue lashing by coach Mike Krzyzewski to beat defending national champion Connecticut 66-56 on Thursday night. Winslow and Jahlil Okafor — the other two members…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Thursday 1. South Carolina (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Central Michigan, Saturday. 2. UConn (6-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 25 DePaul, Friday. 3. Texas (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. Texas A&M, Sunday. 4. Texas A&M (11-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 3 Texas, Sunday. 5. Notre Dame (10-1) did not…

  • Bos’ shot gives South Dakota 55-53 win over Montana State

    VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Brandon Bos hit a 15-foot jump shot with two seconds remaining to give South Dakota a 55-53 victory over Montana State on Thursday night. Marcus Colbert’s 3-pointer had lifted Montana State into a tie with 36 seconds left. Bos finished with 17 points while Tyler Larson added 12 points, including 8-of-10…

  • South Dakota State beats Idaho State 75-72 in OT

    LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Deondre Parks scored 15 points and hit the winning free throw with 34 second to play in overtime Thursday to lift South Dakota State over Idaho State 75-72 in a World Vision Classic game. Parks opened OT with a 3-pointer and his second of two free throws put the Jackrabbits up…

  • Jackson State coasts to 66-46 win over Southern Miss

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Kaven Bernard scored 21 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, to help Jackson State snap a seven-game losing streak with a 66-46 win over Southern Miss on Thursday night. Raeford Worsham contributed 18 points and Janarius Middleton had eight points for Jackson State (2-9), which shot 45.8 percent from the floor…

  • Thursday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Kris Medlen on a two-year contract. Designated INF Johnny Giavotella for assignment. OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Acquired LHP Eury De La Rosa from Arizona for cash considerations. Designated RHP Fernando Rodriguez for assignment. Released RHP Jorge De Leon. SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms…

  • Bradley routs Eureka 80-38

    PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Tramique Sutherland scored 17 points in his first game of the season Thursday to lead Bradley in an 80-38 rout of Division III Eureka. Sutherland, who missed the season’s first nine games with a fractured finger, had six assists and shot 8 of 12 from the field. Auston Barnes scored 14,…