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  • Iowa big man Adam Woodbury silences critics

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s Adam Woodbury is often viewed as the blue-chip recruit who never lived up to expectations. Those who have watched Woodbury closely in 2015-16 might argue that he’s developed into…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Wednesday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG San Antonio 8 (204) at ORLANDO Sacramento 4 (218) at PHILADELPHIA at INDIANA 4 (200) Charlotte at DETROIT 5½ (209) Denver Memphis 4½ (197½) at BROOKLYN LA Clippers 1…

  • Led by freshman Ellenson, young Marquette seeks Feb. push

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — With 15 wins in coach Steve Wojciechowski’s second season on the bench, Marquette seems to playing well for a team that relies so heavily on a young cast led by touted freshman…

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

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky usually found the basket, while Georgia often emerged frustrated when it shot. So explains a surprisingly easy victory for the 22nd-ranked Wildcats. Jamal Murray scored 24 points, Tyler Ulis added…

  • Tuesday’s College Basketball Scores

    EAST Baruch 79, CCNY 59 Bloomfield 78, Post (Conn.) 64 Brooklyn 91, St. Joseph’s (NY) 84 Chestnut Hill 86, Wilmington (Del.) 78 Concordia (NY) 85, Dominican (NY) 77 Monmouth (NJ) 87, Marist 61 North Carolina…

  • Tuesday’s College Basketball Scores

    EAST Monmouth (NJ) 87, Marist 61 North Carolina 68, Boston College 65 Rhode Island 81, George Mason 63 Toledo 71, Buffalo 69 SOUTH Cincinnati 69, UCF 51 Florida 77, Mississippi 72 Kentucky 82, Georgia 48…

  • Utah State beats New Mexico 80-72 to end 5-game skid

    LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Chris Smith scored 19 points, including 7 of 8 free throws, and Utah State beat New Mexico 80-72 on Tuesday night, ending a five-game skid. Lew Evans added 15 points, Jalen…

  • NCAA Basketball

    All Times EST AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE Conference All Games W L PCT W L PCT Stony Brook 11 0 1.000 20 4 .833 Albany (NY) 9 2 .818 20 6 .769 New Hampshire 7 3…

  • Tuesday’s College Basketball

    EAST Monmouth (NJ) 87, Marist 61 North Carolina 68, Boston College 65 Rhode Island 81, George Mason 63 Toledo 71, Buffalo 69 SOUTH Cincinnati 69, UCF 51 Florida 77, Mississippi 72 Kentucky 82, Georgia 48…

  • Florida beats Mississippi 77-72, sweeps both meetings

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Devin Robinson’s emphatic dunk in the closing seconds brought Florida fans to their feet — for good. It was a well-deserved standing ovation. Dorian Finney-Smith scored 16 points, Robinson added 15…

  • Big deficit sinks No. 5 Xavier in 70-56 loss to Creighton

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fifth-ranked Xavier found itself down 17 points early against Creighton, and the way the Musketeers were shooting and Bluejays point guard Maurice Watson was dominating, there really was no chance for…

  • Mississippi State beats Arkansas 78-46

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State’s 6-foot-10 freshman Aric Holman had the ball at the free-throw line and looked poised to make a move to the hoop. Instead, he saw I.J. Ready making a cut…

  • Villanova cruises by DePaul 86-59 in 1st game as No. 1 team

    ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Josh Hart paced a balanced attack on offense. Darryl Reynolds and Daniel Ochefu patrolled the inside. Jalen Brunson and Kris Jenkins pitched in here and there. In its first game as…

  • Texas-Arlington rolls past Texas State 65-53

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Jalen Jones scored 17 points and Texas-Arlington cruised to a 65-53 win over Texas State Tuesday night. The Mavericks doubled up Texas State in the first half, taking a 32-16…

  • Ohio State rallies for 71-63 win over Northwestern

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Thad Matta pushed the right buttons during and after halftime to help his Buckeyes rally for a 71-63 win over Northwestern on Tuesday night. The Buckeyes trailed for…