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Lawson's double-double lifts No. 9 KU past No. 24 Cyclones

Jan. 21, 2019 11:56 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas spent most of the first half Monday night chasing Iowa State all over the court, unable to keep up with the Cyclones' crisp ball movement and their resulting open shots. Jayhawks coach Bill Self made a subtle tweak that changed everything. Kansas began switching five on...

Embiid leads 76ers to 121-93 rout of Harden, Rockets

Jan. 21, 2019 11:50 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid relished the chance to face James Harden, and wasn't going to let a little back tightness stop him. Embiid had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past fellow MVP contender Harden and the Houston Rockets 121-93 on Monday night. "I love playing against...

Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

Jan. 21, 2019 11:39 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Makai Mason scored 29 points and Baylor cruised to an 85-73 win over West Virginia on Monday night. The Bears (12-6, 4-2 Big 12) survived a second-half comeback attempt to grab their fourth win in five games. Baylor got out to as much as a 17-point lead in the first half behind big...

Mathis' career highs lead Rutgers past Nebraska 76-69

Jan. 21, 2019 11:36 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Tim Miles didn't divulge his game plan for defending Montez Mathis. Asked what the game plan was, and how Mathis handled it, the Nebraska coach didn't feel the need to share his faulty formula. "He did just fine," Miles said. "So apparently my game plan didn't matter." Mathis...

Ravenel, Reaves send FAMU past Delaware St 60-47

Jan. 21, 2019 11:24 PM EST

TALAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Justin Ravenel scored 21 points and Kamron Reaves scored 18 points and Florida A&M handed Delaware State its eighth straight loss beating the Hornets 60-47 on Monday night. Florida A&M has won three of its last five following a five-game losing streak. Ravenel and Reaves...

Coyle's third-period goal sends Wild past Golden Knights 4-2

Jan. 21, 2019 11:15 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights' home arena has a reputation among some NHL players as being one of the toughest to play in and loudest in the league. The Minnesota Wild don't mind it a bit. Charlie Coyle scored his second game-winning goal of the season with 5:31 remaining Monday to lift the...

Vatrano's 4-point game leads Panthers over Sharks 6-2

Jan. 21, 2019 11:12 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — For the Florida Panthers, the All-Star break arrives when they are in the middle of a win streak. Frank Vatrano had a goal and three assists for a career-high four points to lift the Panthers over the San Jose Sharks 6-2 on Monday night, their third straight win after losing their...

Western Kentucky hands Marshall 1st conference loss

Jan. 21, 2019 11:12 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Josh Anderson scored 25 points with five steals, Charles Bassey had 17 points and a season-high 17 rebounds for his eighth double-double of his freshman season and Western Kentucky handed Marshall its first conference loss of the season, 68-59 on Monday night. Western Kentucky...

Hussein, Saddler help Southern beat Mississippi Valley St.

Jan. 21, 2019 11:06 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hassan Hussein had 18 points and Jayden Saddler added 14, on 6-of-6 shooting, with seven assists to help Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 80-56 on Monday night. Hussein made 9 of 11 from the field. Aaron Ray finished with 10 points and eight rebounds for Southern (3-16, 2-4...

Thomas scores 19, Norfolk St. beats South Carolina St. 74-69

Jan. 21, 2019 11:02 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half to help Norfolk State rally from a nine-point deficit and beat South Carolina State 74-69 on Monday night for the Spartans' sixth win in a row. Steven Whitley added 12 points, Joe Bryant scored 11 and Mastadi Pitt 10 for...