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Brown has 18 in Ohio’s 72-58 victory against Alabama State

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Miles Brown scored 18 points as Ohio beat Alabama State 72-58 on Sunday. Brown was 7 of 10 shooting (4 for 7 from distance) for the Bobcats (3-3). AJ Clayton added 13 points while going 5 of 10 (1 for 4 from distance), and he also had 11 rebounds and three blocks. Ben ...

Edey scores 21 as No. 24 Purdue beats No. 8 Duke 75-56

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Zach Edey and No. 24 Purdue shook off a slow start. When No. 8 Duke tried to rally in the second half, the Boilermakers finished strong. Edey had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Purdue beat Duke 75-56 on Sunday in the championship game of the Phil Knight Legacy men's ...

Fickell leaves Cincinnati to take over as Wisconsin’s coach

Wisconsin is bringing Cincinnati's Luke Fickell back to the Big Ten. Athletic director Chris McIntosh announced Sunday that the Badgers had hired Fickell to take over their football program after his successful run with the Bearcats. Fickell posted a 57-18 record in six seasons at Cincy and ...

Texas State fires coach Jake Spavital after 4 years, 13 wins

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Texas State coach Jake Spavital was fired Sunday after four seasons in which the Bobcats won just 13 games. Texas State finished its second consecutive 4-8 season on Saturday with a 41-13 loss at home to Louisiana-Lafayette. The Sun Belt program has had only one ...

Mitchell, West Virginia beat Florida 84-55 at PK Legacy

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tre Mitchell scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Erik Stevenson added 15 points and West Virginia beat Florida 84-55 Sunday night in the Phil Knight Legacy tournament's fifth-place game. Stevenson made 6 of 8 from the field, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, ...

Holdener’s wait for a slalom victory is finally over

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Wendy Holdener's lengthy wait for a slalom victory came to an end on Sunday although the Swiss skier had to share top spot with Anna Swenn Larsson. Mikaela Shiffrin was bidding for a sixth straight win in Killington, Vermont, and the American was fastest in the first ...

Tsohonis’ 23 lead Long Beach State past Vermont 78-58

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Marcus Tsohonis' 23 points helped Long Beach State defeat Vermont 78-58 to claim a third-place finish at the Nassau Championship tournament on Sunday night. Tsohonis was 9 of 19 shooting, including 3 for 7 from distance, and went 2 for 5 from the line for the Beach ...

Lilly scores 32, Brown downs Maine 70-63

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Kino Lilly Jr.'s 32 points led Brown over Maine 70-63 on Sunday. Lilly also had three steals for the Bears (2-4). Nana Owusu-Anane scored 13 points and added six rebounds. Paxson Wojcik shot 4 for 6, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc to finish with 11 ...

McGlockton seals win for Boston College over Rhode Island

BOSTON (AP) — Devin McGlockton hit the go-ahead layup and iced the game with a pair of free throws a minute later and Boston College defeated Rhode Island 53-49 on Sunday. Jaeden Zackery scored 16 points for Boston College (5-2) and McGlockton finished with 11 points and seven rebounds off ...

Holy Cross takes down Colby-Sawyer 95-61

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Bo Montgomery scored 17 points as Holy Cross beat Colby-Sawyer 95-61 on Sunday. Montgomery added five rebounds and five assists for the Crusaders (2-5). Will Batchelder scored 17 points, going 6 of 11 (5 for 8 from distance). Joseph Octave shot 6 for 12, including 1 ...

Quisenberry’s 18 help Fordham beat Harvard 68-60

NEW YORK (AP) — Darius Quisenberry's 18 points helped Fordham defeat Harvard 68-60 on Sunday. Quisenberry added five steals for the Rams (6-1). Abdou Tsimbila scored 16 points and added 15 rebounds and five blocks. Kyle Rose was 4 of 10 shooting (3 for 7 from distance) to finish with 13 ...

Mincey scores 15 as UMass-Lowell downs Stonehill 73-59

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Quinton Mincey scored 15 points as UMass-Lowell beat Stonehill 73-59 on Sunday. Mincey added eight rebounds for the River Hawks (6-1). Abdoul Karim Coulibaly added 14 points while shooting 7 of 10 from the field, and he also had 14 rebounds. Yuri Covington was 4 of 7 ...

Smith’s 17 help Colgate down Hartford 92-58

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Braeden Smith had 17 points in Colgate's 92-58 win against Hartford on Sunday. Smith also contributed seven rebounds and six assists for the Raiders (5-4). Tucker Richardson added 13 points while finishing 6 of 11 from the floor, and he also had six assists. Keegan ...

Rand scores 12 as Milwaukee downs Boston University 67-46

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ahmad Rand's 12 points helped Milwaukee defeat Boston University 67-46 on Sunday night. Rand shot 4 of 5 from the field and 3 for 4 from the line for the Panthers (4-3). Markeith Browning II shot 4 for 7, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc to add 11 points. Kentrell ...

Brown scores 36, Tatum-less Celtics outlast Wizards 130-121

BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Smart laughs when he thinks about how far Jaylen Brown has come since he was a rookie. There were moments during that 2016 season when he remembers a 19-year-old Brown at times recklessly driving 1-on-5 and throwing up wild shots at the rim. "His excuse was: 'When ...

Achane runs for 215 yards, Texas A&M stuns No. 6 LSU 38-23

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Devon Achane had a career-best 215 yards rushing with two touchdowns, and Texas A&M stunned No. 6 LSU 38-23 on Saturday night, all but certainly knocking the Tigers out of contention for the College Football Playoff. "They have done some incredible things ...

Pitt rolls past Miami 42-16, Hurricanes finish at 5-7

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Kedon Slovis threw three touchdown passes, all to Jared Wayne, and Israel Abanikanda rushed for two touchdowns as Pittsburgh rolled past Miami 42-16 on Saturday night and eliminated the Hurricanes from bowl contention. Miami (5-7, 3-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) ...

Ayton has 29 points, 21 rebounds as Suns edge Jazz 113-112

PHOENIX (AP) — Deandre Ayton notched season highs with 29 points and 21 rebounds, Devin Booker added 27 points and the Phoenix Suns held on for a hard-fought 113-112 win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. The Jazz led 81-78 after three quarters, but the Suns pushed ahead 99-93 by midway ...

James’ season-high 39 points lead Lakers by Spurs, 143-138

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James picked the perfect time for his best offensive output of the season. James scored a season-high 39 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers escaped with a 143-138 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night. "We gave up a ton in ...

Oilers score 4 times in third period to defeat Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) — Leon Draisaitl scored on the power play with just over two minutes to play and the Edmonton Oilers rallied for four third-period goals to shock the New York Rangers 4-3 Saturday. Jack Campbell made 20 saves, while defenseman Evan Bouchard scored twice and Dylan Holloway got ...