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Kansas center Udoka Azubuike, right, watches as Kansas guard Marcus Garrett, left, drives the ball under pressure from Oklahoma State guard Chris Harris Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt)

Braun, Moss lead No. 3 Kansas to 65-50 win over Okla. St.

Jan. 28, 2020 12:50 AM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Freshman Christian Braun made the most of his first career start. Taking the lineup spot of the suspended David McCormack, Braun had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 3 Kansas to a 65-50 victory over Oklahoma State on Monday night. Kansas (17-3, 6-1 Big 12) has won five in a...

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins sets the ball down in tribute to NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant in their first position against the Sacramento Kings during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Minneapolis. The result was a violation and a loss of position then the Sacramento Kings did the same. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Hield rallies Kings to 133-129 OT win over Timberwolves

Jan. 28, 2020 12:21 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — On a night full of tributes to Kobe Bryant, Buddy Hield's stole the show. Channeling the memories of his childhood hero, Hield poured in a career-high 42 points to rally the Sacramento Kings from a 27-point deficit to a 133-129 overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday...

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) tries to get the ball from Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Kyle Phillips)

Doncic scores 29, leads Mavericks past Thunder, 107-97

Jan. 28, 2020 12:01 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kobe Bryant's death fully registered with Luka Doncic in the midst of a game. Doncic had 29 points and 11 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 107-97 Monday a night after Bryant, one of the NBA's all-time greats, was involved in a fatal helicopter crash....

Oklahoma hires DeMarco Murray as running backs coach

Jan. 27, 2020 4:42 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma hired DeMarco Murray as its running backs coach Monday, bringing back the school's career leader in all-purpose yards, career touchdowns and kickoff return average. Murray starred at Oklahoma from the 2007 through 2010 seasons. The Sooners won three Big 12 championships...

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Deonte Burton, center, blocks a shot by Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jarrett Culver, left, as Thunder forward Mike Muscala (33) watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Schroder scores 26, Paul 25 as Thunder beat T-Wolves 113-104

Jan. 26, 2020 12:20 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With veterans banged up, Oklahoma City’s young players are gaining valuable experience and learning how to win on the road. Having Chris Paul around to stabilize things certainly helps, too. Paul scored 25 points and hit timely shots to deflate Minnesota’s runs, and Dennis...

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike, right, rebounds against Tennessee forward Uros Plavsic, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Dotson, Azubuike lift No. 3 Kansas over Tennessee 74-68

Jan. 25, 2020 10:00 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — With just seven scholarship players at coach Bill Self’s disposal, No. 3 Kansas weathered early foul trouble and escaped with a win. Devon Dotson scored 22 points, Udoka Azubuike added 18 and the Jayhawks beat Tennessee 74-68 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Azubuike was the lone...

Southern Methodist guard Kendric Davis (3) handles the ball ahead of Memphis guard Alex Lomax (2) in the first half of an NCAA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Davis scores 20, SMU uses late run to upset No. 20 Memphis

Jan. 25, 2020 8:18 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — SMU rallied and rallied but kept falling short — until its defense kicked things up another level. The Mustangs held No. 20 Memphis scoreless over the final six minutes and completed a 74-70 comeback victory Saturday. Kendric Davis led SMU with 20 points and five assists...

Likekele leads balanced Oklahoma State past Aggies 73-62

Jan. 25, 2020 7:41 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State did not care if a victory occurred in nonconference play -– the Cowboys needed it in a big way. “I’m proud of the way they’ve stayed focused on each other and stayed committed to our team, and are trying to find a way to figure it...

Oklahoma guard Austin Reaves (12) tries to keep the ball away from Mississippi State guard Nick Weatherspoon (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Oklahoma City, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Kyle Phillips)

Manek leads Oklahoma past Mississippi State 63-62

Jan. 25, 2020 5:48 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — On a day in which Oklahoma and Mississippi State both shot below 40 percent, it was fitting that a defensive stop decided their game on Saturday. Mississippi State could have won at the end, but with his team trailing by a point, Robert Woodard II missed a jumper from near the...

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari (8) grabs a pass in front of Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young, left, in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Kyle Phillips)

Gallinari scores 25, leads Thunder past Hawks 140-111

Jan. 24, 2020 11:50 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It's all coming together for Oklahoma City. Danilo Gallinari scored 25 points and the Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 140-111 on Friday night for their fourth straight win. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points and Dennis Schroder added 21 for the Thunder, who shot 58% from the field...