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Mahaney leads No. 18 Saint Mary's past No. 12 Gonzaga in OT

Feb. 05, 2023 01:59 AM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — The clock counted down, the Saint Mary's players celebrated and the students stayed in their seats. Beating Gonzaga used to be a season-defining event for the Gaels highlighted by court storming fans. After doing it for a second straight season...

McGhee scores 26, CSU Bakersfield beats UCSD 75-69 in OT

Feb. 05, 2023 01:55 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvin McGhee had 26 points in CSU Bakersfield's 75-69 overtime victory against UCSD on Saturday night. McGhee had six rebounds for the Roadrunners (8-15, 4-8 Big West Conference). Antavion Collum added 23 points while going 5 of 10 and 12 of 14 from the free throw...

Eastern Washington wins 14th straight, tops Portland State

Feb. 05, 2023 01:42 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tyreese Davis scored 27 points and Eastern Washington upped its win streak to 14 with a 98-88 victory over Portland State on Saturday night. Davis added six rebounds and five assists for the Eagles (18-7, 12-0 Big Sky Conference), who boast the longest current...

Pepperdine beats Portland 94-93 in 2OT, snaps 11-game skid

Feb. 05, 2023 01:31 AM EST

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Houston Mallette led Pepperdine with 25 points and Jevon Porter hit the game-winning basket as time expired in double as the Waves knocked off Portland 94-93 on Saturday night to snap an 11-game losing streak. Jay Yoon entered the game and moments later was...

Wrightsell, Jones lead Cal State Fullerton over UC Riverside

Feb. 05, 2023 01:19 AM EST

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Latrell Wrightsell Jr. and Max Jones scored 16 points apiece to help Cal State Fullerton fend off UC Riverside 64-58 on Saturday night. Wrightsell made just 4 of 13 shots from the floor, but he hit all seven of his free throws for the Titans (13-12, 7-6 Big...

Nuggets beat Hawks 128-108, tie Boston for NBA's best record

Feb. 05, 2023 01:17 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray scored a season-high 41 points, Nikola Jokic had his 18th triple-double of the season and the Denver Nuggets won their third straight game, beating the Atlanta Hawks 128-108 on Saturday night. Jokic finished with 14 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists and...

Moody, Whitney lift Montana over Northern Arizona 67-66

Feb. 05, 2023 01:16 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Aanen Moody scored 26 points and Brandon Whitney made a layup with 11 seconds left to rally Montana to a 67-66 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday night. Moody shot 9-for-15 from the floor, including 7 for 9 from beyond the arc, for the Grizzlies...

Weber State outlasts Idaho State 72-71 in double OT

Feb. 05, 2023 01:06 AM EST

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Junior Ballard scored 20 points and Dillon Jones made a layup at the buzzer in the second overtime to lift Weber State over Idaho State 72-71 on Saturday night. Ballard was 6-of-9 shooting, including 2 for 4 from distance, and went 6 for 8 from the line for...

Spencer helps Nicholls St. past Houston Christian 92-91

Feb. 05, 2023 01:02 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Marek Nelson had 23 points and Pierce Spencer scored the game's final five points in Nicholls State's 92-91 victory over Houston Christian on Saturday night. Spencer hit a 3-pointer with 20 seconds to go and, after a Houston Christian turnover, grabbed the rebound of...

No. 5 Arizona uses massive run to rout Oregon State 84-52

Feb. 05, 2023 00:41 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona got stuck in Oregon State's preferred pace, forced to grind out half-court possessions. A litany of whistles further bogged down the game. The Wildcats still managed to build a 14-point lead. Once the whistles subsided and the floor...