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Bucks beat 76ers 119-98 in Doc Rivers’ return to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points, Damian Lillard added 24 and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the 76ers 119-98 on Sunday in Doc Rivers' return to Philadelphia. Rivers was fired by Philadelphia after last season. He coached the 76ers from 2020-23, never getting past the ...

Royal, Bonner rally Ohio State to 60-57 victory over Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Devin Royal came off the bench to score 14 points and Dale Bonner buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer to rally Ohio State to a 60-57 victory over Michigan State on Sunday. Roddy Gayle Jr. hit free throws on both sides of a timeout with 11 seconds remaining to give the ...

Jarrett Allen, Caris LeVert help Cavs beat Wizards 114-105, avoid 3-game skid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jarrett Allen had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Caris LeVert added 18 points and 12 boards, and the Cleveland Cavaliers avoided their first three-game skid since December with a 114-105 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday night. Evan Mobley added 21 points and ...

No. 25 BYU tops 11th-ranked Baylor 78-71 behind strong game from Khalifa

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Aly Khalifa had 14 points, seven assists and seven rebounds to lead No. 25 BYU to a 78-71 victory over No. 11 Baylor on Tuesday night. Jaxson Robinson scored 16 points and Trevin Knell added 13 for the Cougars (19-7, 7-6 Big 12), who earned their third home victory over a ...

Adam Pelech’s overtime goal lifts Islanders past skidding Penguins 5-4

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Pelech found himself in an unusual position: on the ice in overtime, with plenty of room to work. The New York Islanders defenseman didn't let it go to waste, beating Alex Nedeljkovic with a wrist shot from the slot 57 seconds into the extra period to give New York a ...

Hinson’s 41-point eruption sends Pitt past Louisville in 86-59 rout

H PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Hinson scored 27 of his career-high 41 points in the first half and Pittsburgh beat Louisville 86-59 on Saturday. Hinson's 27-point mark before the break equaled the Cardinals' total team output before halftime. Pitt led 37-27 midway as Hinson shot 9 for 14 ...