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Mount St. Mary's wallops St. Francis-(Brooklyn), 59-39

Jan. 20, 2020 9:42 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Vado Morse had 19 points as Mount St. Mary's routed St. Francis (NY) 59-39 on Monday night. Nana Opoku added 17 points for the Mountaineers, while Damian Chong Qui chipped in 16. Opoku had 10 rebounds while Chong Qui pulled down seven. Mount St. Mary's (8-11, 4-2 Northeast...

Shot clock malfunction suspends Hampton-Gardner-Webb game

Jan. 20, 2020 9:41 PM EST

BOILINGS SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — The Hampton-Gardner-Webb men's basketball game was suspended at halftime on Monday night because of a mechanical malfunction of one of the shot clocks. The game is tentatively rescheduled for February 24 with current stats and fouls in place. The Bulldogs lead 39-31. Jose...

West Virginia guard Jermaine Haley (10) and Texas guard Courtney Ramey (3) scramble for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

No. 14 West Virginia cruises to 97-59 win over Texas

Jan. 20, 2020 9:33 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe had 13 points and 11 rebounds, Derek Culver scored 13 points, No. 14 West Virginia jumped to a big early lead and coasted to a 97-59 victory over Texas on Monday night. Jermaine Haley added 12 points and Jordan McCabe scored 10 for the Mountaineers (15-3, 4-2 Big...

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) drives against Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. (13) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Jrue Holiday scores 36, Pelicans snap Grizzlies' win streak

Jan. 20, 2020 9:27 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — After seven games off, a well-rested Jrue Holiday matched his best scoring night of the season and helped New Orleans snap the league’s longest winning streak. Holiday scored 36 points in his return from a left elbow injury as the Pelicans set a franchise record with 21...

Davis hits go-ahead 3, No. 23 Tennessee women beat Alabama

Jan. 20, 2020 9:25 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rennia Davis sank a long go-ahead 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left and No. 23 Tennessee beat Alabama 65-63 on Monday night to snap a five-game losing streak in the series. Tennessee was ahead for most of the game until Alabama took its first lead since the opening minutes at 59-58 on...

Mississippi State guard Jordan Danberry (24) dribbles the ball against South Carolina guard Tyasha Harris, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

No. 1 South Carolina women beat No. 9 Mississippi St 81-79

Jan. 20, 2020 9:25 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tyasha Harris scored a season-high 23 points including the go-ahead basket with 2:01 left, as No. 1 South Carolina rallied from nine-points down in the final quarter to outlast No. 9 Mississippi State 81-79 on Monday night. Mississippi State (17-3, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) had...

Virginia guard Braxton Key (2) and North Carolina State guard Devon Daniels (24) battle for rebound as Virginia center Jay Huff(30) and North Carolina State forward D.J. Funferfunk join in during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.)

Wolfpack ends long skid against Virginia, 53-51

Jan. 20, 2020 9:24 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — D.J. Funderburk scored 14 points before fouling out and North Carolina State overcame a second-half scoring drought of more than 10 minutes in a 53-51 victory against Virginia on Monday night. C.J. Bryce added 13 points for the Wolfpack (14-5, 5-3 Atlantic Coast Conference),...

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul (3) celebrates the team's win with guard Dennis Schroder in an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Paul, Thunder rally for 112-107 win over struggling Rockets

Jan. 20, 2020 9:17 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — After scoring 27 points in the first half against his former team, Chris Paul was on the bench during a big Oklahoma City run in the fourth quarter when a Thunder fan began yelling at coach Billy Donovan to put the veteran guard back in the game. Paul turned to the man and gave him a look...

New York Knicks' Julius Randle (30) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson (13) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Cleveland. New York won 106-86. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Morris, Randle lead Knicks past Cavs 106-86

Jan. 20, 2020 9:16 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The New York Knicks came out on top in a matchup between teams at the bottom of the standings Monday night. Marcus Morris Sr. and Julius Randle each scored 19 points and New York used a strong second half to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-86. Both teams are 12-32 and lead only Atlanta in...

Bradford, Southern denies Mississippi Valley State, 74-70

Jan. 20, 2020 9:14 PM EST

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Micah Bradford hit 8 of 10 free throw attempts during a 90-second stretch to allow Southern to hold off Mississippi Valley State, 74-70 in a Southwestern Conference contest on Monday night. Bradford started his string by hitting the first of two attempts with 2:14 left and the...