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Kentucky forward Nate Sestina (1) shoots over LSU forward Emmitt Williams (5) as LSU forward Darius Days (0) watches during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

No. 10 Kentucky looks to extend SEC lead against Florida

Feb. 21, 2020 3:19 AM EST

Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this weekend: GAME OF THE WEEKEND Florida (17-9, 9-4) at No. 10 Kentucky (21-5, 11-2): The host Wildcats have won five in a row and stand alone atop the standings with a two-game edge on Florida, Auburn and LSU — the latter two of which...

Iowa center Luka Garza (55) drives to the basket between Ohio State's Kyle Young, left, and Luther Muhammad, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa won 85-76. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Big Ten: No. 7 Maryland looks to keep streak, boost lead

Feb. 21, 2020 3:16 AM EST

What to watch in Big Ten basketball: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 7 Maryland at No. 25 Ohio State on Sunday. The Big Ten-leading Terrapins look to win their 10th in a row and complete a two-game sweep against the Buckeyes, after suffocating them 67-55 at home last month behind Anthony Cowan Jr.'s 20 points. Ohio State...

Louisville forward Jordan Nwora (33) dunks the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Syracuse Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Louisville won 90-66. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

ACC basketball title contenders face rough road this weekend

Feb. 21, 2020 3:08 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here are some things to watch for in ACC play this weekend: GAMES OF THE WEEKEND ACC title contenders No. 8 Florida State and No. 11 Louisville may have more on their minds than just their upcoming games this weekend. Both will have quick turnarounds for a Monday night showdown that...

Andy Hrovat during an interview about his experience with doctor who has been accused by several former students of molesting them during medical exams at the University of Michigan. The interview was conducted at his attorneys firm on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 in Denver. (AP Photo/John Leyba)

Wrestler adds to abuse allegations against university doctor

Feb. 21, 2020 2:08 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — An Olympic wrestler on Thursday accused a University of Michigan doctor of touching him inappropriately during medical exams at the school and said the physician's reputation for such conduct was well known among his teammates. Andy Hrovat, who competed for the U.S. in the 2008...

UCLA forward Cody Riley (2) looks to shoot over Utah forward Riley Battin during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Alex Goodlett)

Bernard jump starts UCLA to 69-58 win over Utah

Feb. 21, 2020 2:07 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Defense travels. UCLA coach Mick Cronin has been drilling this mantra into his team since he arrived in Westwood and his players are responding. “Defensively, we couldn't have played much better,” Cronin said after his Bruins beat Utah 69-58 on Thursday night. Jules...

Dawson putback gives Hawaii 56-55 win over Riverside

Feb. 21, 2020 1:54 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Justin Webster scored 18 points and Carper Dawson scored on a putback with 31.1 seconds to play and Hawaii pulled out a 56-55 win over UC Riverside on Thursday night. The Highlandears called a timeout with 24.6 seconds remaining before Callum McRae missed a contested shot from the...

Fitts, free throws help Saint Mary's defeat LMU 57-51

Feb. 21, 2020 1:35 AM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts scored 20 points and Saint Mary's was perfect from the foul line to overcome a cold-shooting second half to pull out a 57-51 win over Loyola Marymount on Thursday night. Jordan Ford added 12 points and Tanner Krebs 10 for the Gaels (22-6, 9-4 West Coast Conference), who...

Stanford's Oscar da Silva hangs from the basket after dunking against Washington late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Seattle. Stanford won 72-64. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Da Silva, Cardinal pull away from Washington in 2nd half

Feb. 21, 2020 1:18 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — There’s a point in every college basketball team’s season when it’s now-or-never time, and Stanford has reached that point. After losing seven of eight games over the last month, the Cardinal were on the verge of slipping out of the postseason tournament conversation as...

No. 23 BYU edges Santa Clara 85-75

Feb. 21, 2020 1:05 AM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — It turns out blistering 3-point shooting is not the only tool in BYU's arsenal. When the shots did not fall from the perimeter on Thursday night, the No. 23 Cougars settled into attacking the basket and it helped them eventually pull away from Santa Clara for an 85-75 victory. T.J Haws...

UC Santa Barbara beats Cal St.-Fullerton 75-66

Feb. 21, 2020 12:55 AM EST

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Max Heidegger had 27 points as UC Santa Barbara topped Cal State Fullerton 75-66 on Thursday night. JaQuori McLaughlin had 11 points for UC Santa Barbara (17-9, 6-5 Big West Conference). Matt Freeman added 11 points. Devearl Ramsey had seven rebounds. Amadou Sow had a career-high...