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No. 20 Colorado out to end long skid at No. 2 Kansas

Dec. 7, 2019 2:47 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The last time Colorado beat Kansas at storied Allen Fieldhouse, Buffaloes 56-year-old head coach Tad Boyle was playing for the Jayhawks. Boyle's Buffs are off to their first 7-0 start since 1982-83, which is the last time Colorado won in Lawrence, 75-74 on Feb. 10 of that season. "We...

Cavaliers defend rookie coach John Beilein amid skid

Dec. 7, 2019 2:44 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson battled Orlando's big men and then defended his rookie coach. At least some of the Cavaliers have John Beilein's back. Following a 93-87 loss to the Magic — Cleveland's 11th loss in 12 games — Thompson said he was disappointed to learn that...

Anthony Davis has 39 and Lakers rout the Blazers 136-113.

Dec. 7, 2019 2:18 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — While Anthony Davis may have been feeling a bit under the weather recently, it certainly didn't show against Portland. Davis scored 39 points and the Los Angeles Lakers routed the Blazers 136-113 on Friday night. “You see what he did on this road trip being sick? And...

No. 1 Louisville pulls away from Pittsburgh, 64-46

Dec. 7, 2019 1:07 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The most impressive thing about Louisville's response to Pittsburgh's comeback attempt was how quickly and effectively the No. 1 Cardinals shut it down. Not unlike the way they started. Jordan Nwora scored 19 points, Malik Williams had 13 points and 11 rebounds off the bench, and...

Hauser carries Portland St. past CS Northridge 73-67

Dec. 7, 2019 12:53 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Matt Hauser had a career-high 29 points as Portland State defeated Cal State Northridge 73-67 on Friday night. Holland Woods had 14 points and 10 assists for Portland State (4-5). Lamar Hamrick added six rebounds. Rashaad Goolsby had 2 points and 16 rebounds for the hosts. After a...

Elkaz leads UC Riverside over Cal Lutheran 74-40

Dec. 7, 2019 12:51 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Dragan Elkaz came off the bench to score 15 points and UC Riverside defeated Cal Lutheran 74-40 on Friday night. Zac Watson had 10 points for UC Riverside (7-3), which has won six consecutive home games. Angus McWilliam added 10 points and nine rebounds. Khyber Kabellis had eight...

Giannis scores 27 on 25th birthday, Bucks rout Clips 119-91

Dec. 7, 2019 12:47 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had plenty of time to relax and enjoy his 25th birthday Friday night against the Los Angeles Clippers. Antetokounmpo had 27 points and 11 rebounds before exiting the game with 8:56 to play and his Milwaukee Bucks ahead by 36. The Bucks went on to win 119-91 and...

Butler's triple-double helps Heat past Wizards, 112-103

Dec. 7, 2019 12:38 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points and had his second triple-double of the week, Bam Adebayo had a career-high 24 points and the Miami Heat beat the Washington Wizards 112-103 on Friday night. Butler finished with 11 assists and 11 rebounds for Miami, which is 9-0 at home for the first time in...

Thunder hit buzzer-beater to force OT, then top Timberwolves

Dec. 7, 2019 12:34 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder had found multiple ways to lose close games this season. Not this time. Chris Paul scored a season-high 30 points and Oklahoma City pulled off an improbable 139-127 overtime victory over the Timberwolves on Friday night. With Minnesota ahead 121-119 and 1.1 seconds...

Aldridge, Spurs rally late to beat Kings 105-104 in OT

Dec. 7, 2019 12:32 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Enduring a dismal start to the season allowed the Spurs to see the beauty in an ugly victory. LaMarcus Aldridge had 19 points and 13 rebounds in his return from an injury and San Antonio rallied from nine points down in the final 1:50 of regulation before beating the Sacramento Kings...