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Curry scores 13 to carry VCU past St. Joseph's 73-60

Jan. 22, 2020 12:02 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Keshawn Curry scored 13 points off the bench and VCU beat Saint Joseph's 73-60 on Tuesday night. Marcus Santos-Silva grabbed 12 rebounds and scored nine points for the Rams (14-5, 4-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), who had 14 steals and held the Hawks to 31% shooting from the floor. ...

Mississippi forward KJ Buffen (5) is defended against by Tennessee guard Santiago Vescovi (25) during an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

Tennessee wins 73-48 as Ole Miss suffers 6th straight loss

Jan. 21, 2020 11:57 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee continued its recent surge by playing the stingy defense that has carried the Volunteers for much of the season. The slumping Mississippi Rebels certainly had no answers for it. John Fulkerson scored a career-high 18 points and matched a career high with 10 rebounds as...

TCU guard Desmond Bane, right, drives to the basket as Texas Tech forward TJ Holyfield, left, defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. TCU won 65-54. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Bane scores 27 points as TCU upends No. 18 Texas Tech 65-54

Jan. 21, 2020 11:56 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU coach Jamie Dixon sat down with Desmond Bane and a copy of the Big 12 stats, using those impressive numbers to emphasize to the senior guard how he is one of the league's best players. Texas Tech coach Chris Beard certainly agrees after watching Bane play on Tuesday night. Bane...

Missouri guard Xavier Pinson, bottom, dribbles around Texas A&M guard Savion Flagg, top, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Texas A&M tops Missouri 66-64 despite record free throws

Jan. 21, 2020 11:53 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — For a struggling Missouri men’s basketball team, even an NCAA record-breaking night wasn’t enough for a win. After sinking 31 straight free throws in its weekend loss to Alabama, the Tigers (9-9, 1-5 Southeastern Conference) continued their streak with 23 foul shots in a...

Howard's 32-point effort carries Marquette past St. John's

Jan. 21, 2020 11:51 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard scored 32 points with six rebounds and four assists and Marquette beat St. John's 82-68 on Tuesday. Howard, who made 12 of 13 from the foul line, moved into sixth place on the Big East's all-time scoring list with 1,292 points. He surpassed Chris Mullin (1,290, St. John's)...

Miami forward Anthony Walker is blocked by Duke forward Jack White and forward Matthew Hurt (21) while center Vernon Carey Jr. (1) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Hurt, No. 8 Duke end 2-game skid by beating Miami 89-59

Jan. 21, 2020 11:39 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Matthew Hurt scored 15 of his 22 points in a dominating first half to help No. 8 Duke beat Miami 89-59 on Tuesday night. Tre Jones added 16 points for the Blue Devils (16-3, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who entered the game coming off their first back-to-back losses since...

Iowa State guard Tyrese Haliburton celebrates after making a three-point basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma State, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State won 89-82. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Young's 27 points sends Iowa St. past Oklahoma St. 89-82

Jan. 21, 2020 11:31 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State senior Solomon Young speaks softly, but his voice carries weight. The 6-foot-8 forward added a much-needed crescendo to his game Tuesday night against Oklahoma State, scoring a career-high 27 points in an 89-82 win. Young — who also had nine rebounds and two blocked...

A fight between players spills into the crowd during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game between Kansas and Kansas State in Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Kansas defeated Kansas State 81-59. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Ugly brawl breaks out at end of Kansas State-Kansas game

Jan. 21, 2020 11:18 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Third-ranked Kansas and Kansas State ended their bitter showdown Tuesday night with a wild melee in the disabled seating behind the Wildcats' basket that included punches, shoving and at least one player threatening to swing a stool. The Jayhawks were dribbling out the time on their...

Wisconsin's Tyler Wahl (5) blocks out Nebraska's Yvan Ouedraogo (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

Wisconsin pulls away from Nebraska for 82-68 win

Jan. 21, 2020 11:18 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Brad Davison scored 14 points, D'Mitrik Trice added 11 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Wisconsin used a big second half to power past Nebraska 82-68 on Tuesday night. After leading 39-38 at halftime, the Badgers (12-7, 5-3 Big Ten) opened the second half on a 20-4 run to hand...

Clemson rallies from 10 points down to top Deacons 71-68

Jan. 21, 2020 11:16 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Hunter Tyson believed he was ready to make an impact. On Tuesday night, the Clemson sophomore was key to the Tigers' comeback win over Wake Forest. Tyson had a career-high 21 points, including the go-ahead basket that put the Tigers up for good in a 71-68 win over the Demon Deacons. ...