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Buggs, Hawaii beat UC Santa Barbara 70-63

Jan. 19, 2020 3:18 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Drew Buggs scored 12 points and tied his career high with 12 assists, Zigmars Raimo and Justin Webster combined to score 16 of their 21 points in the second half, and Hawaii beat UC Santa Barbara 70-63 on Saturday night. Webster finished with 11 points, eight in the second half, and Raimo...

Gonzaga guard Admon Gilder (1) shoots in front of BYU guard Jake Toolson (5) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Tillie leads No. 1 Gonzaga past BYU 92-69.

Jan. 19, 2020 1:28 AM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The consistent roar of the crowd caught the attention of Killian Tillie. It was then that he realized how well Gonzaga was playing in the second half. “I noticed we were making a lot of shots," Tillie said. “Our energy was great." Tillie had 22 points and 10 rebounds,...

Boise St. rallies from 19 down, beats Utah State 88-83 in OT

Jan. 19, 2020 1:13 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Justinian Jessup forced a turnover and scored with 1.9 seconds left to send the game into overtime as Boise State rallied from 19-points down in the second half and beat Utah State 88-83 on Saturday night. Utah State (14-6, 3-4 Mountain West Conference) never trailed in regulation, and...

Defense shines as UC Irvine tops UC Riverside 69-53

Jan. 19, 2020 1:10 AM EST

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Evan Leonard recorded 13 points as UC Irvine topped UC Riverside 69-53 on Saturday night. Brad Greene added 11 points for the Anteaters, who held the Highlanders to 28.3% shooting, the lowest mark of the season for an UC Irvine opponent.. Isaiah Lee had six rebounds for UC Irvine...

Rodriguez scores 17 to carry San Diego over Portland 77-67

Jan. 19, 2020 12:58 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jared Rodriguez came off the bench to tally 17 points to carry San Diego to a 77-67 win over Portland on Saturday night. Joey Calcaterra had 16 points for San Diego (8-13, 1-5 West Coast Conference), which broke its five-game losing streak. Braun Hartfield added 13 points. Finn...

Golder scores 18 to carry Portland St. past Idaho St. 82-76

Jan. 19, 2020 12:55 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Markus Golder registered 18 points as Portland State topped Idaho State 82-76 on Saturday night. Holland Woods had 12 points and seven assists for Portland State (9-10, 3-4 Big Sky Conference). Alonzo Walker added 11 points. Rashaad Goolsby had 10 points and eight rebounds. Chier...

New Mexico St. beats Seattle 75-67, stays undefeated in WAC

Jan. 19, 2020 12:24 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Ivan Aurrecoechea had 19 points and 11 rebounds and New Mexico State beat Seattle 75-67 on Saturday night to remain undefeated in the Western Athletic Conference. The game was tied 59-59 with 4:48 to play before Aurrecoechea converted a three-point play and Johnny McCants added a dunk and...

Utah forward Timmy Allen, center, drives to the basket between Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry (35) and Rob Edwards (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

Arizona State pulls away to beat Utah 83-64

Jan. 19, 2020 12:13 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley turned several shades of red during the course of a game the Sun Devils had to have. He raised his arms to rev up the crowd, was hit with a technical foul and nearly got another one. So much for the “stoic” Bobby Hurley. Feeding off the...

Wertz scores 31 to carry Santa Clara over Pacific 84-80

Jan. 19, 2020 12:07 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Trey Wertz had a season-high 31 points as Santa Clara won its 15th consecutive home game, holding on to beat Pacific 84-80 on Saturday night. Wertz shot 10 for 12 from the field and converted 9 of 10 from the line. Josip Vrankic had 16 points for Santa Clara (16-4, 3-2 West Coast...

Louisville guard Lamarr Kimble (0) celebrates with the bench at the end of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Louisville won 79-73. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Johnson, No. 11 Louisville earn win at No. 3 Duke 79-73

Jan. 19, 2020 12:06 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville's big lead was all but gone, leaving the 11th-ranked Cardinals clinging to a slim margin while the fans packed into Duke's famously hostile home arena were roaring at ear-ringing levels. Chris Mack's squad proved they were tough enough to punch back in those critical moments...