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Oklahoma guards De'Vion Harmon (11) and Elijah Harkless (24) react during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Garett Fisbeck)

Harmon's 22 points sends Oklahoma past No. 9 Kansas 75-68

Jan. 23, 2021 3:30 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — De’Vion Harmon scored 22 points and Oklahoma beat No. 9 Kansas 75-68 Saturday for its second victory this month over a top-10 opponent. Oklahoma (9-4, 5-3 Big 12) has won three of its last four games against Kansas (10-5, 4-4) in Norman and is 8-1 at home this season at the...

Miller lifts George Mason over Saint Joseph's 71-62

Jan. 23, 2021 3:27 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jordan Miller registered 18 points as George Mason beat Saint Joseph’s 71-62 on Saturday. Javon Greene had 13 points and eight rebounds for George Mason (8-6, 4-4 Atlantic 10 Conference). Josh Oduro added 12 points. Saint Joseph’s scored 24 first-half points, a season low...

Jackson scores 31 to lift Toledo past Kent St. 76-74

Jan. 23, 2021 3:23 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Marreon Jackson had a season-high 31 points as Toledo won its eighth straight home game, edging past Kent State 76-74 on Saturday. Ryan Rollins had 16 points for Toledo (13-4, 8-1 Mid-American Conference). JT Shumate added 14 points. Kent State closed within 74-73 on a Danny Pippen...

Houston's Quentin Grimes (24) drives to the basket past Temple's Arashma Parks (14) and Khalif Battle (0) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Philadelphia. Houston won 68-51. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Sasser, Grimes lead No. 8 Houston past Temple 68-51

Jan. 23, 2021 3:23 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kelvin Sampson watched his Houston team win another rout and found “two or three areas” of needed improvement. Clean those up and another number comes into focus for the Cougars: a potential No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. “If we get better in the areas we need...

Harris scores 23 to carry American over Loyola (Md.) 71-70

Jan. 23, 2021 3:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jamir Harris had a career-high 23 points as American edged past Loyola (Md.) 71-70 on Saturday. American and Loyola were the last two teams to start in this pandemic altered season, both playing their first games last weekend and losing heart-breakers in their Saturday openers. Harris...

Telfort carries Northeastern over James Madison 72-63

Jan. 23, 2021 2:47 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jahmyl Telfort had a career-high 23 points, all in the second half, as Northeastern extended its winning streak to seven games, defeating James Madison 72-63 on Saturday. Shaquille Walters had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Northeastern (8-5, 7-0 Colonial Athletic Association). Tyson Walker...

Hot-shooting Auburn wallops South Carolina 109-86

Jan. 23, 2021 2:46 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Allen Flanigan scored a career-high 24 points with four 3-pointers, Sharife Cooper had a double-double by halftime and Auburn resoundingly thwacked South Carolina 109-86 on Saturday for its first win on the Gamecocks home floor since 2014. Auburn put up its most points in a...

West Virginia to allow limited number of fans at home games

Jan. 23, 2021 2:46 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will allow a limited number of fans to a men's basketball game for the first time this season when the Mountaineers host Florida on Jan. 30. West Virginia will limit attendance to 1,000 fans due to the coronavirus pandemic. Priority will be given to families and...

Creighton forward Damien Jefferson (23) makes a layup against Connecticut forward Isaiah Whaley (5) and guard Tyrese Martin (4) in the first half during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/John Peterson)

Mahoney scores 20, leads No. 11 Creighton past No. 23 UConn

Jan. 23, 2021 2:46 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Denzel Mahoney scored 20 points and 11th-ranked Creighton broke open a close game in the last 10 minutes to beat No. 23 Connecticut 74-66 Saturday. The Bluejays (11-4, 7-3 Big East), who struggled offensively while losing their previous two games, shot 58% in the second half and avoided...

Allegri carries UNC Greensboro over Chattanooga 74-66

Jan. 23, 2021 2:41 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Angelo Allegri had 17 points as UNC Greensboro topped Chattanooga 74-66 on Saturday. Jarrett Hensley had 12 points for UNC Greensboro (10-5, 5-2 Southern Conference), which earned its fourth straight win. Kaleb Hunter added 10 points and seven rebounds. Isaiah Miller had six...