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  • Nicholls knocks off New Orleans 89-79 in OT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Sam McBeath drilled two early 3-pointers in overtime to start an 11-4 run and Nicholls beat New Orleans 89-79 on Saturday night to stop a five-game skid. T.J. Carpenter made 5…

  • Texas keeps NCAA hopes alive, beats No. 14 Baylor 61-59

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Isaiah Taylor made a tear-drop shot in the lane with 4.8 seconds remaining to give Texas a 61-59 victory over No. 14 Baylor in overtime, snapping the Bears’ four-game winning streak…

  • Hardy, McNeese State escape Lamar, 70-69

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Kevin Hardy made the game-winning layup with six seconds left to give McNeese State a 70-69 victory over Interstate-10 rival Lamar on Monday night. Anthony Holliday gave Lamar a 69-66…

  • Stewart scores 29, top-ranked UConn beats USF 88-65

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It was a mini test at best, yet Geno Auriemma felt it was just what top-ranked Connecticut needed heading into the postseason. Breanna Stewart scored 29 points while Morgan Tuck and…

  • Top 25 Capsules

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 29 points while Morgan Tuck and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 18 apiece Monday night as top-ranked Connecticut beat South Florida 88-65 on Monday night for its 28th straight win.…

  • Stephen F. Austin cruises to 83-62 win over Incarnate Word

    NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Thomas Walkup had 23 points, a career-high 13 rebounds and seven assists on Monday night to help Stephen F. Austin beat Incarnate Word 83-62 and maintain a one-game lead on Sam…

  • Oklahoma defeats Oklahoma State 66-56

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Kaylon Williams scored 18 of her 20 points in the second half to help Oklahoma defeat Oklahoma State 66-56 on Monday night. Williams, a junior forward, made 8 of 12 shots…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Monday 1. UConn (29-1) beat South Florida 88-65. Next: AAC quarterfinals, Saturday. 2. Notre Dame (28-2) did not play. Next: vs. Miami or Virginia, Friday. 3. South Carolina (27-2) did not play. Next: vs. Mississippi…

  • No. 6 Baylor ends regular season 75-65 over Texas Tech

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Nina Davis scored 22 points and Niya Johnson broke the Big 12 single-season record for assists as league champion No. 6 Baylor rebounded from consecutive losses, beating Texas Tech 75-65 in…

  • Monday’s College Basketball

    EAST Virginia 59, Syracuse 47 SOUTH Delaware St. 85, Hampton 75 McNeese St. 70, Lamar 69 NC A&T 67, Bethune-Cookman 50 Northwestern St. 92, SE Louisiana 79 MIDWEST No scores reported from the MIDWEST. SOUTHWEST…

  • Top 25 Capsules

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Anthony Gill scored 17 points to lead four Virginia players in double figures and the second-ranked Cavaliers beat Syracuse 59-47 on Monday night to capture the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title…

  • North Carolina A&T beats Bethune-Cookman 67-50

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ahmad Abdullah scored 17 points and North Carolina A&T beat Bethune-Cookman 67-50 on Monday night. The teams are now tied for eighth in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference with one game to…

  • Sam Houston State rolls over Central Arkansas 76-49

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Kaheem Ransom and Paul Baxter had 12 points apiece to lead Sam Houston State to a 76-49 win over Central Arkansas on Monday night. Michael Holyfield and Dakarai Henderson scored 11…

  • Northwestern State handles SE Louisiana 92-79

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Zeek Woodley scored 21 points, and Sabri Thompson took over in the second half to lead Northwestern State over SE Louisiana 92-79 on Monday. The Demons remain in third place in…

  • No. 2 Virginia shrugs off slow start, beats Syracuse 59-47

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Anthony Gill scored 17 points to lead four Virginia players in double figures and the second-ranked Cavaliers beat Syracuse 59-47 on Monday night to capture the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title…