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Brink, Jones help No. 3 Stanford edge Oregon State 63-60

Jan. 28, 2023 01:55 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Brink had 21 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks, Haley Jones added 17 points and eight rebounds and No. 3 Stanford beat Oregon State 63-60 on Friday night. Agnes Emma-Nnopu added eight points and five rebounds as Stanford (20-2, 8-1 Pac-12) extended...

Curry's 35 points send Warriors past Raptors, 129-117

Jan. 28, 2023 01:52 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry had 35 points and 11 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Toronto Raptors 129-117 on Friday night. The high-scoring affair was close until the Warriors pulled away with a 31-point fourth quarter, securing a sweep in the season series. ...

Wetta's 3 gives No. 25 Colorado 73-70 OT win over No. 8 UCLA

Jan. 28, 2023 00:33 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Kindyll Wetta made a corner 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left in overtime to snap a tie and No. 25 Colorado improved to 3-0 against ranked teams at home with a 73-70 victory over No. 8 UCLA on Friday night. Quay Miller had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and Jaylyn...

Pili scores 21, Utah holds off late USC rally to win 83-73

Jan. 28, 2023 00:13 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Alissa Pili scored 21 points and Kennedy McQueen added 17 behind five 3-pointers to lead No. 9 Utah to an 83-73 victory over Southern California on Friday night. Pili shot 9 of 13 from the floor to pace an efficient offensive attack from the Utes (17-2, 7-2...

Timberwolves top Memphis after moment of silence for Nichols

Jan. 27, 2023 23:36 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 13 of his 25 points in the third quarter as Minnesota extended its lead, D’Angelo Russell added 19 points and the Timberwolves topped the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies 111-100 on Friday night. The Grizzlies took the court minutes after v...

Gilgeous-Alexander has 35, leads Thunder past Cavs 112-100

Jan. 27, 2023 23:30 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 35 points, his fourth consecutive game with at least 30, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-100 on Friday night. Gilgeous-Alexander made 12 of 21 shots and added eight assists and five rebounds. Jalen...

Heat rally again, top Magic 110-105 to close 3-0 homestand

Jan. 27, 2023 23:21 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo has a theory. All these close games that the Miami Heat are playing now, in his mind, are providing valuable lessons to draw upon later this season. And the fact that they're winning a lot of those games right now is an added bonus. Jimmy...

No. 19 Arizona women rally to beat Washington 61-54

Jan. 27, 2023 23:11 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Cate Reese scored 12 of her 15 points in the second half and No. 19 Arizona rallied to beat Washington 61-54 on Friday night. Reese sank 6 of 13 shots from the floor, grabbed six rebounds and added two blocks and two steals for the Wildcats (16-4, 6-3 Pac-12...

Antetokounmpo scores 41 points, Bucks beat Pacers 141-131

Jan. 27, 2023 22:29 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When the Milwaukee Bucks needed a steadying presence Friday night at Indiana, Giannis Antetokounmpo provided it — even from the free-throw line. The Eastern Conference All-Star captain finished with 41 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and made five of eight...

Baer posts double-double, leads Siena over Iona 70-53

Jan. 27, 2023 21:57 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Baer finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead Siena to a 70-53 victory over Iona on Friday night. Andrew Platek scored 18 points on 7-of-12 shooting for the Saints (14-7, 8-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Jackson Stormo sank 7 of 11 shots...