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Wake Forest center Olivier Sarr (30) dunks in the first half of an ACC college basketball game against Boston College on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Allison Lee Isley/Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Childress, Wake Forest beat Boston College 80-62

Jan. 19, 2020 9:46 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — With one of his forwards out of the lineup Sunday, Wake Forest coach Danny Manning doubled down on his big men, and it paid off in the Demon Deacons’ 80-62 victory over Boston College. Brandon Childress scored 20 points and big men Olivier Sarr and Ody Oguama combined for...

Dixon scores 21 as Grand Canyon beats Kansas City 69-66

Jan. 19, 2020 9:07 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mikey Dixon scored seven of his 21 points in the final two minutes as Grand Canyon beat Kansas City 69-66 on Sunday. Carlos Johnson had 18 points for Grand Canyon (7-11, 2-2 Western Athletic Conference). Alessandro Lever added 14 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Jovan...

East Carolina's Jayden Gardner (1) looks to pass around Cincinnati's Tre Scott (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Scott's double-double leads Cincinnati over ECU 82-57

Jan. 19, 2020 8:47 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Trevon Scott had another double-double, but it was another number in the box score — one on the other side of the ledger — that meant the most to him. Scott played a hand in holding down East Carolina's Jayden Gardner, the key to Cincinnati coasting to an 82-57 victory...

San Antonio Spurs' Lonnie Walker IV (1) and Miami Heat's Kendrick Nunn fall as they chase the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

Aldridge, DeRozan help Spurs escape to beat Heat 107-102

Jan. 19, 2020 7:05 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Patty Mills celebrated his heritage Sunday with a performance that typified his career. Mills provided a late spark, LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs held off the Miami Heat 107-102 Sunday. The win came as San Antonio became the first NBA team to hold...

Hagedorn helps South Dakota upset South Dakota State 99-84

Jan. 19, 2020 6:54 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Tyler Hagedorn scored 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting and all five South Dakota starters scored in double figures in a 99-84 victory over South Dakota State on Sunday. Hagedorn hit all four of this 3-point tries for the Coyotes (12-8, 3-3 Summit League), who knocked the Jackrabbits...

Hall leads Loyola Chicago to 62-50 win over Illinois State

Jan. 19, 2020 6:37 PM EST

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Tate Hall scored 17 points and added five rebounds, three assists and two steals to lead Loyola Chicago to a 62-50 victory over Illinois State on Sunday. Hall made 6 of 11 shots, including 3 of 8 from 3-point range, for the Ramblers (13-6, 5-1 Missouri Valley Conference). Keith Clemons...

Benson, McGill propel Southern Illinois past Drake 66-49

Jan. 19, 2020 6:17 PM EST

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Barret Benson and Eric McGill scored 18 points apiece and Southern Illinois cruised to a 66-49 victory over Drake on Sunday. Benson established a career high in points and added 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season for the Salukis (9-10, 3-5 Missouri Valley...

Rutgers' historic Big Ten start continues, beats Minnesota

Jan. 19, 2020 5:52 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell doesn’t want to talk about his team potentially being ranked in the Top 25 for the first time in over four decades. Caleb McConnell had 10 points and 12 rebounds as Rutgers used a balanced team effort in a 64-56 win over Minnesota on Sunday to...

Canisius wins third in a row with 95-86 win over Rider

Jan. 19, 2020 5:03 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Malik Johnson scored 18 points and distributed 11 assists and Canisius beat Rider 95-86 on Sunday. Jacco Fritz scored 17 on 7-of-10 shooting, Jordan Henderson scored 16, Majesty Brandon 12 off the bench and Armon Harried 10. Canisius (8-10, 3-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)...

Herasme's first double-double powers Marist past Iona 83-73

Jan. 19, 2020 4:53 PM EST

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Sophomore Matthew Herasme finished with 17 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for his first double-double and Marist knocked off Iona 83-73 on Sunday. Herasme made 5 of 6 shots from 3-point range for the Red Foxes ( 3-13, 2-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who have split...