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Tony Perkins’s 20 points help Iowa hold off Ohio State, 79-77

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Trailing by two points with three seconds left, Dale Bonner intentionally missed the second of two free throws, but neither team could corral the loose ball before time ran out and Iowa held on to beat Ohio State 79-77 on Friday night. Iowa (13-9, 5-6 Big Ten) now has ...

DaRon Holmes II scores 34 as No. 21 Dayton rallies past St. Bonaventure 76-71

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — DaRon Holmes II scored 25 of his 34 points in the second half, helping No. 21 Dayton rally past St. Bonaventure for a 76-71 victory on Friday night. Enoch Cheeks added 13 points as Dayton (18-3, 8-1 Atlantic 10) earned its second straight win since a 69-64 loss at ...

Domask and Shannon each score 23 as No. 14 Illinois beats Ohio State 87-75

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Marcus Domask and Terrence Shannon Jr. each had 23 points and Ty Rodgers had 13 as No. 14 Illinois beat Ohio State 87-75 on Tuesday night. Illinois (16-5, 7-3 Big Ten) held a 41-34 lead at the break after hitting 7 of 10 in the final 6:32 of the first half. Ohio State ...

Stephen Curry scores 37 as Warriors beat 76ers 119-107

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Since Draymond Green returned from his second suspension of the season, the Golden State Warriors have begun looking like their balanced, ball-sharing selves again. Stephen Curry is thriving as usual, Andrew Wiggins is working back into dominant form after a slow start, ...

Knicks win eighth straight, finish January 14-2 by beating Jazz 118-103

NEW YORK (AP) — Jalen Brunson believed the New York Knicks were headed in the right direction when the calendar turned to 2024. He didn't realize they would start it with one of the best months in franchise history. Brunson had 29 points and nine assists, Donte DiVincenzo made a career-high ...

Noah Waterman, Jaxson Robinson lead No. 21 BYU to an 84-72 win over Texas

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Noah Waterman and Jaxson Robinson scored 17 points apiece to lead No. 21 BYU to an 84-72 victory over Texas on Saturday. Fousseyni Traore had 16 points, six rebounds, and two blocked shots, and Richie Saunders and Spencer Johnson added 11 points apiece as the Cougars ...

Eberle has 2 goals and an assist as Kraken beat Blue Jackets 4-2

SEATTLE (AP) — Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist in Seattle's three-goal first period, and the Kraken beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Sunday night. Jared McCann had a goal and an assist, Brandon Tanev also scored, and Oliver Bjorkstrand had two assists as Seattle extended its ...

Mitchell scores 32 as Cavs beat Bucks 112-100 for 9th win in last 10 games

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers coach JB Bickerstaff considered two road matchups with the Milwaukee Bucks in a span of three nights an opportunity to prepare his team for the postseason. The Cavs responded by showing how they could bounce back and produce the kind of adjustments they'd ...

Richmond snaps No. 16 Dayton’s nation-leading win streak 69-64

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond couldn't have started any slower against No. 16 Dayton in the sold out Robins Center on Saturday night, missing its first 11 shots to fall behind 9-0. But as has been their strength this season, the Spiders' defense made things hard for the Flyers and the ...

Buie climbs scoring list in Northwestern’s 83-59 romp over Ohio State

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Boo Buie scored 19 points to move into third place on Northwestern's all-time scoring list and the Wildcats breezed to an 83-58 victory over Ohio State on Saturday night. Buie made 6 of 10 shots with two 3-pointers and 5 of 6 from the free-throw line for the Wildcats ...

Barkov and Reinhart score in the shootout to lift Panthers past Penguins 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sam Reinhart scored the winner in the shootout to help the Florida Panthers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Friday night. Jake Guentzel followed Florida's Aleksander Barkov with a goal in the shootout for Pittsburgh, but Reinhart won it when he slipped a hard wrist shot ...