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Arizona's Miller out against Oregon following wiretap report

Feb. 25, 2018 2:40 AM EST

Arizona coach Sean Miller sat out the team's game against Oregon on Saturday night, a day after ESPN, citing anonymous sources, reported he was heard on an FBI wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to current Wildcats freshman Deandre Ayton. Arizona associate head coach Lorenzo Romar directed the team, and Ayton...

Oilers hold off Kings for 4-3 win

Feb. 25, 2018 2:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Edmonton coach Todd McLellan figured he was due to win a challenge. He was right, and that allowed the Oilers to hold on for a win they nearly gave away. Ryan Strome's empty-net goal at 19:01 of the third period and a successful coach's challenge to overturn an apparent goal by Dustin...

Caldwell-Pope's season-high 34 points help Lakers top Kings

Feb. 25, 2018 1:59 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — During a five-minute span in the third quarter, everyone in the Golden 1 Center knew where the ball was going when the visiting Los Angeles Lakers were on offense. That didn't mean the Sacramento Kings could do anything to stop Kentavious Caldwell-Pope from putting on a one-man...

Allman scores 25 points, CS Fullerton beats Long Beach State

Feb. 25, 2018 12:47 AM EST

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Allman made 8 of 13 from the field, hit 8 of 9 from the free-throw line and finished with 25 points to help Cal State Fullerton beat Long Beach State 81-71 on Saturday night. Allman has scored at least 20 points in four consecutive games and seven of his last eight. Khalil...

Sor Rungvisai keeps belt with majority decision over Estrada

Feb. 25, 2018 12:37 AM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Srisaket Sor Rungvisai retained his WBC super flyweight title with an exciting majority decision over Juan Francisco Estrada on Saturday night. The Thai champion (44-4-1) controlled the early rounds and withstood a late charge from Mexico's Estrada (36-3), leading to a dynamite...

San Diego steals 1 away from San Francisco 64-61

Feb. 25, 2018 12:34 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Juwan Gray had 18 points on Saturday night and scored the go-ahead points on a 3-point play with 13 seconds left to help San Diego beat San Francisco 64-61 in the conference season finale for both teams. The Toreros (18-12, 9-9 West Coast Conference) trailed for most of the final five...

James scores 26 points, leads Wyoming past Fresno St. 78-68

Feb. 25, 2018 12:33 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Justin James scored 26 points and Wyoming snapped Fresno State's five-game win streak with a 78-68 victory on Saturday night. Wyoming (18-11, 9-7 Mountain West Conference) rebounded from a 119-114 loss to New Mexico on Tuesday, and avenged a 22-point home loss to the Bulldogs on Feb....

San Diego State holds off San Jose State 71-59

Feb. 25, 2018 12:33 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jalen McDaniels scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead San Diego State to a 71-59 win over San Jose State on Saturday night. McDaniels hit all 10 of his free throw attempts and was 3 for 7 from the field. Max Montana added 15 points, all from 3-point range, Matt Mitchell...

Shorts sprints to push UC Davis past UC Riverside 64-63

Feb. 24, 2018 11:34 PM EST

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — TJ Shorts II scored 16 points, and ran from baseline to baseline to make the game-winning layup with a second left and give UC Davis a 64-63 victory over UC Riverside on Saturday night. UC Davis (19-9, 10-4 Big West Conference) has won three straight games. UC Riverside (8-19, 3-10 Big...

CSU Bakersfield uses late run to top Seattle 64-57

Feb. 24, 2018 11:25 PM EST

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Davis scored 21 points and Ricky Holden added 19 and CSU Bakersfield used a late 11-3 run to beat Seattle 64-57 on Saturday night. Holden's 3-pointer put the Roadrunners ahead for good, 54-53, with 2:17 to play. After a Seattle miss, with the shot clock winding down, Davis...