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College basketball broadcaster Billy Packer dies at 82

Jan. 27, 2023 01:57 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Billy Packer, an Emmy award-winning college basketball broadcaster who covered 34 Final Fours for NBC and CBS, died Thursday. He was 82. Packer's son, Mark, told The Associated Press that his father had been hospitalized in Charlotte for the past three weeks...

UC Davis defeats CSU Bakersfield 79-58

Jan. 27, 2023 01:51 AM EST

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Pepper's 28 points helped UC Davis defeat CSU Bakersfield 79-58 on Thursday. Pepper also had five rebounds for the Aggies (13-8, 6-3 Big West Conference). Ade Adebayo added 14 points while shooting 7 of 8 from the field, and he also had nine...

Washington fends off Arizona St. in 69-66 OT win

Jan. 27, 2023 01:48 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Keion Brooks scored 22 points and Noah Williams scored 18 points and Washington led most of the way following a sluggish start to beat Arizona State 69-66 in overtime Thursday night. Frankie Collins missed two late 3-point attempts for the chance to tie it. ...

No. 6 Arizona beats Washington State 63-58 to split series

Jan. 27, 2023 01:46 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Azuolas Tubelis had 18 points and 12 rebounds and No. 6 Arizona beat Washington State 63-58 on Thursday night. Kerr Kriisa added 15 points to help Wildcats (18-3, 7-3 Pac-12) split the season series with the Cougars (9-13. 4-7). Washington...

Dinwiddie scores 36, Mavs top Suns 99-95 after Doncic hurt

Jan. 27, 2023 00:52 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie scored a season-high 36 points, Dorian Finney-Smith added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 99-95 on Thursday night despite losing All-Star guard Luka Doncic to a sprained ankle early in the game. Dinwiddie's...

Utah leads wire-to-wire in 63-44 win over Oregon State

Jan. 27, 2023 01:29 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Gabe Madsen scored 13 points and Utah led the duration to complete a season sweep of Oregon State, 63-44 in a Pac-12 Conference battle on Thursday night. The Utes won their eighth conference game of the season doubling their total from a year ago. ...

Clippers extend win streak to 4 with 138-100 rout of Spurs

Jan. 27, 2023 01:03 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George scored 35 points, Kawhi Leonard added 27 and the Los Angeles Clippers extended their winning streak to a season-high four games with a 138-100 rout of the reeling San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night. It was the fifth time this season George has had at...

Battle's 19 lead Montana State past Portland State 75-66

Jan. 27, 2023 00:44 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Raequan Battle scored 19 points as Montana State beat Portland State 75-66 on Thursday. Battle shot 6 for 15 (4 for 6 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line for the Bobcats (14-8, 7-2 Big Sky Conference). Caleb Fuller scored 18 points while...

Holmes, Garzon lead No. 6 Indiana women past No. 2 Ohio St

Jan. 27, 2023 00:37 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Yarden Garzon's stat line for No. 6 Indiana was plenty impressive — 20 points with four 3s, plus 10 rebounds in a 78-65 win over No. 2 Ohio State. It's what the freshman from Israel did without the ball that really helped the Hoosiers on Thursday night. ...

Clemson starter Galloway will miss time after surgery

Jan. 27, 2023 00:16 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson starter Brevin Galloway is expected to miss games for the 24th-ranked Tigers after having surgery on his groin area Thursday. The 6-foot-3 Galloway has started 20 of 21 games after transferring from Boston College this past offseason. ...