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Groves carries E. Washington over N. Colorado 82-76

Jan. 23, 2021 4:59 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Tanner Groves had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Eastern Washington to an 82-76 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday. Kim Aiken Jr. had 17 points and eight rebounds for Eastern Washington (4-6, 3-2 Big Sky Conference). Jacob Davison added 11 points. Eastern Washington totaled 27...

Mann's career-high 24 helps Florida top Georgia 92-84

Jan. 23, 2021 4:56 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tre Mann scored a career-high 24 points, leading five into double-digit scoring and Florida broke away from Georgia 92-84 on Saturday. Noah Locke added 16 points, making four 3-pointers, Colin Castleton scored 14, Tyree Appleby 14 and Omar Payne 10 for the Gators (8-4, 5-3 Southeastern...

Adamu scores 21 to carry Montana St. over N. Arizona 58-53

Jan. 23, 2021 4:45 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Amin Adamu had 21 points as Montana State won its seventh straight game, edging Northern Arizona 58-53 on Saturday. Xavier Bishop had 10 points and six assists for Montana State (9-3, 6-0 Big Sky Conference), it's best start in league play in 34 years. Abdul Mohamed added seven...

North Carolina guard Caleb Love (2) drives to the basket against North Carolina State guard Devon Daniels (24) and forward Manny Bates during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Sharpe, Bacot lead Tar Heels over North Carolina State 86-76

Jan. 23, 2021 4:41 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Day'Ron Sharpe and Armando Bacot combined for 33 points and 18 rebounds as North Carolina used its strength inside to beat North Carolina State 86-76 on Saturday. Sharpe scored 16 points with 10 rebounds and Bacot had 17 points and eight boards to lead the Tar Heels (10-5, 5-3...

Kinsey carries Marshall over FIU 89-72

Jan. 23, 2021 4:40 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Taevion Kinsey had 22 points and 12 rebounds as Marshall beat Florida International 89-72 on Saturday. Andrew Taylor added 20 points and six rebounds for the Thundering Herd. David Early scored 14 points for Marshall (9-4, 3-3 Conference USA) and Darius George 10. Javaunte Hawkins scored a...

Baylor guard Davion Mitchell, right, shoots as Oklahoma State forward Kalib Boone (22) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Stillwater, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Butler's 22 lead No. 2 Baylor past Oklahoma State 81-66

Jan. 23, 2021 4:37 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Jared Butler scored 22 points and No. 2 Baylor rallied from a halftime deficit to beat undermanned Oklahoma State 81-66 on Saturday. Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham, the Big 12 Conference's leading scorer, did not play because of COVID-19 protocols. Key reserve Rondel Walker...

Syracuse guard Joseph Girard III (11) celebrates a basket against Virginia Tech  during an NCAA college basketball game at the Carrier Dome, Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday Jan. 23, 2021. (Scott Schild/The Post-Standard via AP)

Syracuse dominates No. 16 Virginia Tech in 78-60 win

Jan. 23, 2021 4:35 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N .Y. (AP) — Normally a team that lives and dies beyond the arc, Syracuse showed it can play an inside game, too. The Orange, in need of a quality win, beat a ranked team for the first time in a year, dominating No. 16 Virginia Tech 78-60 on Saturday. Quincy Guerrier had 20 points, Marek Dolezaj...

San Jose St. tops New Mexico 83-71

Jan. 23, 2021 4:35 PM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Sebastian Mendoza, Jalen Dalcourt, Ralph Agee and Trey Smith scored 16 points apiece and San Jose State defeated New Mexico 83-71 on Saturday. Agee also grabbed seven rebounds and Dalcourt six. Valdir Manuel scored a season-high 25 points plus seven rebounds and four blocks for the...

Maryland's Eric Ayala (5) and a teammate double-team Minnesota's Liam Robbins, center, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Maryland gets another road upset, 63-49 vs. No. 17 Minnesota

Jan. 23, 2021 4:33 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eric Ayala had 21 points and three steals to help Maryland deliver another road upset of a ranked Big Ten opponent, a wire-to-wire 63-49 victory over No. 17 Minnesota on Saturday. Donta Scott added 15 points and 11 rebounds and Aaron Wiggins had eight points and 10 rebounds for the...

Haase leads Mercer over VMI 83-80

Jan. 23, 2021 4:30 PM EST

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Felipe Haase had a career-high 23 points as Mercer narrowly beat VMI 83-80 on Saturday. Ross Cummings added 22 points for the Bears. Haase hit a 3-pointer with 1:38 to play to put Mercer up 80-73. Trey Bonham answer with a layup to tie it 17 seconds later. Haase hit the winning 3 at the...