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Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis argues for a foul in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Denver. Indiana won 115-107. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Sabonis’ triple-double leads Pacers past Nuggets 115-107

Jan. 19, 2020 10:55 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 22 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists, Doug McDermott scored 18 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Indiana Pacers rallied late to beat the Denver Nuggets 115-107 Sunday night. Malcom Brogdon and T.J. Warren added 22 points each for the Pacers, who snapped a...

UCLA guard Jaime Jaquez Jr., right, shoots as California forward D.J. Thorpe, left, and guard Matt Bradley defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Smith scores 17 as UCLA beats Cal 50-40

Jan. 19, 2020 10:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Smith scored 17 points, Jalen Hill and Jaime Jaquez Jr. each added 11 points, and UCLA defeated California 50-40 on Sunday. It was one of the lowest scoring outings by a UCLA opponent in history. Oregon State twice had the fewest points ever at Pauley Pavilion scoring 35. The...

Wake Forest center Olivier Sarr (30) dunks in the first half of an ACC college basketball game against Boston College on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Allison Lee Isley/Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Childress, Wake Forest beat Boston College 80-62

Jan. 19, 2020 9:46 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — With one of his forwards out of the lineup Sunday, Wake Forest coach Danny Manning doubled down on his big men, and it paid off in the Demon Deacons’ 80-62 victory over Boston College. Brandon Childress scored 20 points and big men Olivier Sarr and Ody Oguama combined for...

Dixon scores 21 as Grand Canyon beats Kansas City 69-66

Jan. 19, 2020 9:07 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mikey Dixon scored seven of his 21 points in the final two minutes as Grand Canyon beat Kansas City 69-66 on Sunday. Carlos Johnson had 18 points for Grand Canyon (7-11, 2-2 Western Athletic Conference). Alessandro Lever added 14 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Jovan...

East Carolina's Jayden Gardner (1) looks to pass around Cincinnati's Tre Scott (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Scott's double-double leads Cincinnati over ECU 82-57

Jan. 19, 2020 8:47 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Trevon Scott had another double-double, but it was another number in the box score — one on the other side of the ledger — that meant the most to him. Scott played a hand in holding down East Carolina's Jayden Gardner, the key to Cincinnati coasting to an 82-57 victory...

Tolefree, No. 23 Arkansas women beat Vanderbilt 100-66

Jan. 19, 2020 8:02 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alexis Tolefree scored a career-high 25 points, Amber Ramirez added 18 points, and No. 23 Arkansas beat Vanderbilt 100-66 on Sunday. Tolefree was 9-of-14 shooting including 5 of 10 from 3-point range and Ramirez made 6 of 6 from the field with four 3s and went 2 of 2 from the...

Oregon's Ruthy Hebard, left, and Sabrina Ionescu, right, force a turnover against California's Jazlen Green during the second quarter of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday Jan. 19, 2020 in Eugene, Ore. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

Hot-shooting Ducks roll to 105-55 rout of California

Jan. 19, 2020 7:57 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — There was no letdown for Oregon. Far from it. Two days after winning a top 10 showdown with Stanford, Satou Sabally scored 31 points and the other four Oregon starters also scored in double figures as the No. 6 Ducks rolled to a 105-52 rout of struggling California on Sunday....

San Antonio Spurs' Lonnie Walker IV (1) and Miami Heat's Kendrick Nunn fall as they chase the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

Aldridge, DeRozan help Spurs escape to beat Heat 107-102

Jan. 19, 2020 7:05 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Patty Mills celebrated his heritage Sunday with a performance that typified his career. Mills provided a late spark, LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs held off the Miami Heat 107-102 Sunday. The win came as San Antonio became the first NBA team to hold...

Hagedorn helps South Dakota upset South Dakota State 99-84

Jan. 19, 2020 6:54 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Tyler Hagedorn scored 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting and all five South Dakota starters scored in double figures in a 99-84 victory over South Dakota State on Sunday. Hagedorn hit all four of this 3-point tries for the Coyotes (12-8, 3-3 Summit League), who knocked the Jackrabbits...

Hall leads Loyola Chicago to 62-50 win over Illinois State

Jan. 19, 2020 6:37 PM EST

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Tate Hall scored 17 points and added five rebounds, three assists and two steals to lead Loyola Chicago to a 62-50 victory over Illinois State on Sunday. Hall made 6 of 11 shots, including 3 of 8 from 3-point range, for the Ramblers (13-6, 5-1 Missouri Valley Conference). Keith Clemons...