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Duffy helps No. 25 South Dakota women top state rival 83-48

Jan. 20, 2020 12:27 AM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Ciara Duffy scored 21 points, Hannah Sjerven added 16 and No. 25 South Dakota routed rival South Dakota State 83-48 on Sunday in a game postponed one day because of bad weather. The Coyotes made quick work of the battle between the last two teams unbeaten in Summit League play,...

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 11:21 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA’s basketball team has not been known for its defensive prowess this season, not by a long stretch. What a turn of events that the Bruins were kicking themselves for letting Cal get to 40 points on Sunday. Chris Smith scored 17 points, Jalen Hill and Jaime Jaquez Jr. each...

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....

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...

Jones, Johnson double up, No. 12 Texas A&M dumps Florida

Jan. 19, 2020 6:21 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — N'dea Jones scored 19 points with 13 rebounds and 12th-ranked Texas A&M beat Florida 69-42 on Sunday to end a two-game losing streak. Ciera Johnson scored 16 points with 10 rebounds, Kayla Wells scored 13 and Jasmine Williams 11. Leading scorer Chennedy Carter missed the...