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Ohio State's Duane Washington, right, dribbles the ball up court against Penn State's Jamari Wheeler during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Penn State 83-79. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Liddell's late FTs lift Ohio State over Penn State 83-79

Jan. 27, 2021 10:18 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Standing on the foul line with the game hanging in the balance, Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell had no doubt what to do. “I iced it,” he said. Liddell scored 22 points, including the tiebreaking free throws with 59.7 seconds left, and No. 13 Ohio State held off Penn...

Creighton's Mitch Ballock (24) protects the ball from Seton Hall's Takal Molson (15) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Newark, N.J. Creighton won 85-81. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Ballock scores 29 points, No. 17 Creighton beats Seton Hall

Jan. 27, 2021 10:13 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — All No. 17 Creighton needed to beat Seton Hall was Mitch Ballock's biggest game of the season and a rarely used or practiced zone defense that allowed the Bluejays to overcome their biggest deficit in a win since 2014. Ballock hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 41 seconds to play to cap a...

Notre Dame's Juwan Durham (11) drives in as Virginia Tech's Keve Aluma (22) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

No. 20 Hokies rebound from road loss to top Notre Dame 62-51

Jan. 27, 2021 10:11 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Justyn Mutts knew No. 20 Virginia Tech would need to step up its game Wednesday night playing on the road at Notre Dame without suspended standout Tyrece Radford. “Everyone on the team goes into every game trying to give it their all,” said the 6-foot-7 Mutts after his...

Bryant, defense help South Carolina beat Georgia 83-59

Jan. 27, 2021 9:35 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Keyshawn Bryant had his first double-double of the season and South Carolina's defense smothered Georgia in the Gamecocks' 83-59 win on Wednesday night. Bryant finished with 19 points, a season-high 10 rebounds and a career-best tying three steals. Jermain Couisnard added 18 points,...

Florida guard Tre Mann shoots as Vanderbilt guard Jordan Wright (4) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Florida hands Vanderbilt 6th straight loss, 78-71

Jan. 27, 2021 9:22 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tre Mann scored 15 points, Colin Castleton added 13 and Florida beat Vanderbilt 78-71 on Wednesday night for its third straight victory. Florida was ahead by as many as 22 points, with 9:52 remaining in the second half, but Vanderbilt pulled to 71-65 after making a three straight...

No. 24 West Virginia women win 7th straight, beat Texas Tech

Jan. 27, 2021 9:20 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kysre Gondrezick had 24 points, six rebounds and four assists, and No. 24 West Virginia beat Texas Tech 73-53 on Wednesday night for its seventh straight win. Gondrezick scored 14 points in the first half and Esmery Martinez added 10 to help West Virginia (12-2, 6-2 Big 12) build a...

Miller scores 22 to carry UNC Greensboro past Mercer 81-68

Jan. 27, 2021 9:20 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller had 22 points as UNC Greensboro defeated Mercer 81-68 on Wednesday night. Keyshaun Langley had 12 points and six assists for UNC Greensboro (11-5, 6-2 Southern Conference), which won its fifth consecutive game. Angelo Allegri added 12 points and eight rebounds, and...

Parham scores 23 to lift VMI over Western Carolina 87-61

Jan. 27, 2021 9:17 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Greg Parham had 23 points as VMI easily defeated Western Carolina 87-61 on Wednesday night. Parham shot 5 for 7 from deep. He added six rebounds. Sean Conway had 14 points for VMI (9-8, 4-4 Southern Conference). Jake Stephens added 12 points, nine rebounds and four assists, and Kamdyn...

Osborne, Gray help No. 16 Florida State beat Miami 81-59

Jan. 27, 2021 9:16 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Malik Osborne had 11 points and 10 rebounds, RaiQuan Gray added 10 points and 11 rebounds and No. 16 Florida State routed short-handed Miami 81-59 on Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory. M.J. Walker and Sardaar Calhoun also had 11 points apiece for the Seminoles (10-2,...

Rice scores 21 to lift The Citadel over Wofford 77-69

Jan. 27, 2021 8:54 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Kaiden Rice had 21 points as The Citadel beat Wofford 77-69 on Wednesday night. Tyler Moffe had 18 points and six rebounds for The Citadel (9-4, 2-4 Southern Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Hayden Brown added 16 points, 14 rebounds and six assists. Storm Murphy...