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Beaudion scores 19 points, Cleveland State dumps Milwaukee

Jan. 25, 2020 6:07 PM EST

Craig Beaudion scored 19 points as Cleveland State efe Milwaukee 70-53 on Saturday. Tre Gomillion had 14 points and six rebounds for Cleveland State (8-14, 4-5 Horizon League), which snapped a four-game losing streak. Jaalam Hill added 12 points. Algevon Eichelberger had 11 points and eight rebounds. Beaudion hit...

Fatts scores 29 and Rhode Island pushes win streak to 6

Jan. 25, 2020 6:06 PM EST

SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Dowtin and Jacob Toppin wrapped back-to-back dunks around a steal and Rhode Island held off Saint Bonaventure 81-75 on Saturday, pushing its win streak to six. Fatts Russell led Rhode Island with 29 points, making five 3-pointers and breaking 20 points in four of his...

Miller's 17 points spark UNC Greensboro past Samford, 70-63

Jan. 25, 2020 6:04 PM EST

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Isaiah Miller grabbed 10 rebounds and scored 17 points, including a dunk in the closing seconds to seal UNC Greensboro's 70-63 win over Samford on Saturday. Keyshaun Langley had 12 points for UNC Greensboro (16-5, 6-2 Southern Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Kaleb...

Louisville guard David Johnson (13) attempts to dunk over Clemson forward Aamir Simms (25) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.  (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

No. 6 Louisville rolls Clemson 80-62 for 6th straight win

Jan. 25, 2020 5:55 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Despite statistics to the contrary, Louisville guard Darius Perry is stressing confidence in his ability to shoot from deep. He has Saturday's box score as proof. Perry set career highs with 19 points and five 3-pointers, and No. 6 Louisville rolled over Clemson 80-62 for its sixth...

Domask leads Southern Illinois over Illinois State 58-55

Jan. 25, 2020 5:55 PM EST

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Domask scored 19 points, including a go-ahead basket with 28 seconds remaining, and Southern Illinois beat Illinois State 58-55 on Saturday for the Salukis' first win at Redbird Arena since 2006. Domask muscled into the paint to score with 28 seconds left for a 56-54 lead. After...

Krishnan helps Central Connecticut State snap 8-game skid

Jan. 25, 2020 5:48 PM EST

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Sophomore Ian Krishnan hit five 3-pointers and scored 18 points and Central Connecticut snapped an eight-game skid and picked up its first Northeast Conference win of the season with an 86-76 victory over Wagner on Saturday. Krishnan made 6 of 10 shots from the floor, including 5...

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...

Jairus Hamilton's career-high 23 points lifts BC over V Tech

Jan. 25, 2020 5:41 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College certainly didn't shoot free throws well the entire game. Luckily, though, Jairus Hamilton was able to hit a few long jumpers at the right time. Jairus Hamilton made two key 3-pointers in the final six minutes and finished with a career-best 23 points, Jay Heath added 15 points...

LSU forward Emmitt Williams (5) shoots over Texas guard Matt Coleman III (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Watford scores 22 and LSU overcomes Texas rally 69-67

Jan. 25, 2020 5:37 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With about 11 minutes to play, LSU freshman Trendon Watford looked shaky when he badly missed two free throws in the middle of a big Texas rally. When he got there again with just 16 seconds left and the game on the line, Watford looked just fine. Watford's two free throws capped a...

Rutgers guard Geo Baker (0) looks to pass around Nebraska guard Charlie Easley (30) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Piscataway, N.J. Rutgers won 75-72. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

No. 24 Rutgers tops Nebraska 75-72 on Baker's 3-pointer

Jan. 25, 2020 5:37 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, NJ (AP) — Geo Baker had struggled for nearly a month after breaking his thumb. That seemed to end Saturday with two 3-pointers in just over two minutes. Baker hit a 3 with 1.2 seconds left to send No. 24 Rutgers past Nebraska 75-72 to raise the Scarlet Knights’ home record to 14-0. After...