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Green Jr. scores 18 to lift UCF over East Carolina 71-64

Jan. 27, 2021 10:29 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Darin Green Jr. posted 18 points and six rebounds as Central Florida topped East Carolina 71-64 on Wednesday night. Darius Perry had 13 points and six rebounds for Central Florida (4-6, 2-5 American Athletic Conference), which ended its five-game losing streak. Brandon Mahan added 12...

Massner carries Northwestern State over New Orleans 81-73

Jan. 27, 2021 10:27 PM EST

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Trenton Massner had 21 points as Northwestern State defeated New Orleans 81-73 on Wednesday night. Carvell Teasett had 16 points for Northwestern State (4-14, 3-4 Southland Conference). Larry Owens added 16 points and 11 rebounds. Damion Rosser had 17 points and nine rebounds for...

Providence controls OT, tops Marquette 72-63

Jan. 27, 2021 10:25 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence never trailed in overtime, topping Marquette 72-63 on Wednesday night. The Friars scored first in the extra period on a basket from David Duke with 3:44 remaining and never relinquished the advantage. Capping a second half that featured six lead changes and three ties,...

Notre Dame's Juwan Durham (11) drives in as Virginia Tech's Keve Aluma (22) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

No. 20 Hokies rebound from road loss to top Notre Dame 62-51

Jan. 27, 2021 10:24 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Justyn Mutts knew No. 20 Virginia Tech would need to step up its game Wednesday night playing on the road at Notre Dame without suspended standout Tyrece Radford. “Everyone on the team goes into every game trying to give it their all,” said the 6-foot-7 Mutts after his...

Ohio State's Duane Washington, right, dribbles the ball up court against Penn State's Jamari Wheeler during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Penn State 83-79. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Liddell's late FTs lift Ohio State over Penn State 83-79

Jan. 27, 2021 10:18 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Standing on the foul line with the game hanging in the balance, Ohio State forward E.J. Liddell had no doubt what to do. “I iced it,” he said. Liddell scored 22 points, including the tiebreaking free throws with 59.7 seconds left, and No. 13 Ohio State held off Penn...

Creighton's Mitch Ballock (24) protects the ball from Seton Hall's Takal Molson (15) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Newark, N.J. Creighton won 85-81. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Ballock scores 29 points, No. 17 Creighton beats Seton Hall

Jan. 27, 2021 10:13 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — All No. 17 Creighton needed to beat Seton Hall was Mitch Ballock's biggest game of the season and a rarely used or practiced zone defense that allowed the Bluejays to overcome their biggest deficit in a win since 2014. Ballock hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 41 seconds to play to cap a...

Bryant, defense help South Carolina beat Georgia 83-59

Jan. 27, 2021 9:35 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Keyshawn Bryant had his first double-double of the season and South Carolina's defense smothered Georgia in the Gamecocks' 83-59 win on Wednesday night. Bryant finished with 19 points, a season-high 10 rebounds and a career-best tying three steals. Jermain Couisnard added 18 points,...

Florida guard Tre Mann shoots as Vanderbilt guard Jordan Wright (4) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Florida hands Vanderbilt 6th straight loss, 78-71

Jan. 27, 2021 9:22 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tre Mann scored 15 points, Colin Castleton added 13 and Florida beat Vanderbilt 78-71 on Wednesday night for its third straight victory. Florida was ahead by as many as 22 points, with 9:52 remaining in the second half, but Vanderbilt pulled to 71-65 after making a three straight...

No. 24 West Virginia women win 7th straight, beat Texas Tech

Jan. 27, 2021 9:20 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kysre Gondrezick had 24 points, six rebounds and four assists, and No. 24 West Virginia beat Texas Tech 73-53 on Wednesday night for its seventh straight win. Gondrezick scored 14 points in the first half and Esmery Martinez added 10 to help West Virginia (12-2, 6-2 Big 12) build a...

Miller scores 22 to carry UNC Greensboro past Mercer 81-68

Jan. 27, 2021 9:20 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller had 22 points as UNC Greensboro defeated Mercer 81-68 on Wednesday night. Keyshaun Langley had 12 points and six assists for UNC Greensboro (11-5, 6-2 Southern Conference), which won its fifth consecutive game. Angelo Allegri added 12 points and eight rebounds, and...