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George’s 37 in home debut lead Clippers past Hawks 150-101

Nov. 17, 2019 2:37 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George made history in his Clippers home debut even though he considered it mere practice after missing the first 11 games of the season. George scored 37 points in 20 minutes, becoming the first NBA player to score that many in fewer than 21 minutes, and Los Angeles led all the way...

Rakocevic scores 24, grabs 11 boards; USC beats Nevada 76-66

Nov. 17, 2019 2:08 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Southern California passed its most challenging test so far this season with a 76-66 win over Nevada on Saturday night. Nick Rakocevic scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Daniel Utomi added 12 points and Elijah Weaver scored 11 for USC. After Nevada took a 21-18 lead with 8:33 left...

CS Fullerton tops CS Stanislaus 82-62

Nov. 17, 2019 1:57 AM EST

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Austen Awosika had a career-high 26 points and Cal State Fullerton rolled past Cal State Stanislaus 82-62 on Saturday night. Awosika shot 9 for 11 from the foul line. He added six rebounds and six assists. Wayne Arnold had 14 points for Cal State Fullerton (2-2). Brandonn Kamga...

Terry's 21 points leads Stanford to 82-64 win over Broncos

Nov. 17, 2019 1:51 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Tyrell Terry makes sure he gets in a certain amount of free throws and 3-pointers before he leaves the gym every night. It showed Saturday night. Terry scored 21 points, including an 11-of-11 performance from the foul line, in helping Stanford beat neighboring Santa Clara 82-64....

Doncic scores 26 points, leads Mavs past Raptors 110-102

Nov. 17, 2019 1:25 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic was upset when he missed four of 12 free throws in the first three quarters of Saturday night’s game against Toronto. Then, he went 7 for 7 from the line in the fourth quarter as Dallas built on its one-point lead and the Mavericks went on to beat the Raptors 110-102....

Schwartz, No. 25 Colorado race past San Diego 71-53

Nov. 17, 2019 1:23 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — D'Shawn Schwartz scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half Saturday night when No. 25 Colorado turned its defensive pressure into overdrive to overwhelm scrappy San Diego 71-53 after leading by just three at halftime. That sizzling second-half shutdown is just what coach Tad...

Diabate scores 18 to carry Portland past Maine 71-62

Nov. 17, 2019 12:46 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tahirou Diabate had 18 points as Portland topped Maine 71-62 on Saturday night. Diabate hit 9 of 11 shots. JoJo Walker had 13 points for Portland (3-1). Malcolm Porter added 12 points and six rebounds. Chase Adams had seven assists . Sergio El Darwich had 21 points for the Black Bears...

Stevens carries Colorado St. past Loyola Marymount 74-64

Nov. 17, 2019 12:44 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Isaiah Stevens had 21 points as Colorado State defeated Loyola Marymount 74-64 on Saturday night. Stevens shot 9 for 10 from the foul line. Nico Carvacho had 17 points for Colorado State (3-1). Kris Martin added 11 points and six rebounds. Eli Scott had 16 points and seven assists for...

Trail Blazers beat Spurs 121-116 after Popovich’s ejection

Nov. 17, 2019 12:30 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tim Duncan was back in charge in San Antonio and the Spurs were flourishing under his leadership again. Duncan was directing players on defensive assignments, encouraging them and providing needed leadership. But in the end, he couldn’t provide the same late-game heroics from the...

Tinkle scores 16, leads Oregon State past Wyoming 83-63

Nov. 17, 2019 12:12 AM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Tres Tinkle scored 16 points to help Oregon State cruise to an 83-63 victory over Wyoming on Saturday night. Tinkle was 5-of-11 shooting, made all six of his free throws and grabbed nine rebounds. He surpassed Roberto Nelson (1,745) for fifth on the career scoring list. Kylor Kelley...