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Warriors ride Thompson’s big game off the bench to 140-137 victory over Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Klay Thompson came off the bench for the first time since his rookie season to knock down seven 3-pointers and score a season-high 35 points, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 140-137 victory over the Utah Jazz on Thursday night. Thompson was a reserve for the ...

Collier helps Southern California fend off Utah 68-64

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Isaiah Collier scored 15 points to help Southern California beat Utah 68-64 on Thursday night. Collier added six assists, five rebounds and three steals for the Trojans (10-15, 4-10 Pac-12 Conference), who snapped a two-game skid and won for just the second time in their ...

No. 21 BYU holds off late Kansas State rally for 72-66 victory

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Fousseyni Traore scored 14 points and had eight rebounds to lead No. 21 BYU to a 72-66 victory over Kansas State on Saturday night. Spencer Johnson and Jaxson Robinson added 12 points apiece for the Cougars (17-6, 5-5 Big 12) while Noah Waterman chipped in 11 points and ...

Couturier scores go-ahead goal, Flyers top Kraken 3-2 for 3rd straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sean Couturier scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Kraken on Saturday night. Scott Laughton and Ryan Poehling also scored for the Flyers, who have won all three of their games since the ...

Buie scores 15, Northwestern finishes off Penn State 68-63

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Boo Buie scored 15 points, all five Northwestern starters reached double digits in scoring and the Wildcats defeated Penn State 68-63 on Sunday. There were four lead changes and a couple of ties in the first 4 minutes of the second half before a 3-pointer by Buie gave ...

Konecny, Laughton lead Flyers past Coyotes 5-3 for fourth straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny had a goal and two assists, Scott Laughton added a goal and an assist and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Monday night for their fourth straight win. Morgan Frost, Jamie Drysdale and Owen Tippett also scored for the Flyers, whose ...

Hagel has goal and 2 assists to help Lightning beat Blue Jackets 4-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brandon Hagel had a goal and two assists, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 33 shots, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 Saturday night to snap a two-game skid. Nicholas Paul had a goal and an assist, and Anthony Cirelli and Steven Stamkos also ...

Taylor helps No. 5 Ohio State rout Michigan State 86-71

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Celeste Taylor scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures as No. 5 Ohio State rolled to an 86-71 win over Michigan State on Sunday. Rebeka Mikulasikova added 19, Jacy Sheldon 18 and Taylor Thierry 12 for the Buckeyes (21-3, 12-1 Big Ten), who led by as ...

No. 10 Iowa State’s defense smothers Cincinnati in 68-59 win

CINCINNATI (AP) — No. 10 Iowa State forced 25 turnovers and had 12 steals in a smothering 68-59 win over Cincinnati on Tuesday night. Curtis Jones and Tamin Lipsey each had 15 points to lead the Cyclones (19-5, 8-3 Big 12), who turned the Bearcats' turnovers into 26 points. Jizzle James had ...

Trio guides TCU to 81-65 victory over West Virginia

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jameer Nelson Jr., Emanuel Miller and Trevian Tennyson all finished with 14 points and TCU breezed to an 81-65 victory over West Virginia on Monday night. Jamie Dixon notched his 156th victory as coach of the Horned Frogs (17-7, 6-5 Big 12 Conference), moving into a ...

Mitchell, Filipowski lead No. 9 Duke past Wake Forest 77-69

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Mark Mitchell stayed on the attack at both ends, while Kyle Filipowski looked spry in scoring in the paint and attacking the glass. "It's hard to take Mark Mitchell or Kyle Filipowski off the court when they're playing that way," ...

Shesterkin gets first shutout of season as Rangers beat Flames 2-0

By ALLAN KREDA Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers needed a top-flight performance from their starting goalie and Igor Shesterkin gave them one from start to finish against the Calgary Flames. Shesterkin stopped 30 shots for his first shutout of the season and the ...