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Rookie Nembhard hits 3 at buzzer, Pacers stun Lakers 116-115

Nov. 29, 2022 02:09 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rookie Andrew Nembhard hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, and the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter for a stunning 116-115 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night. Tyrese Haliburton scored 24 points and hit a tying layup...

Saterfield, Portland St. beat in-state rive Oregon St. 83-71

Nov. 28, 2022 01:24 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jorell Saterfield hit four 3-pointers and finished with 15 points to help Portland State beat Oregon State for the second time in eight days, 83-71 in the seventh-place game of the Phil Knight Legacy tournament Sunday night. Mikal Starks had 13 points, five...

Clingan lifts UConn past Iowa State for Phil Knight title

Nov. 28, 2022 00:52 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Donovan Clingan had 15 points and 10 rebounds to power No. 20 UConn to a 71-53 win over Iowa State in the championship game of the Phil Knight Invitational on Sunday night. Tristen Newton scored 13 points for the Huskies (8-0), who went 20 for 25 at the...

Tyson Walker helps No. 12 Michigan State top Portland 88-87

Nov. 27, 2022 22:52 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tyson Walker scored 15 points, and No. 12 Michigan State topped Portland 88-87 on Sunday in the fifth-place game of the Phil Knight Invitational. The Spartans (5-2) shot 52.5% (31 for 59) from the field, and each of their starters scored in double figures....

Rogers has 19, No. 18 Oregon women hold off Spartans 86-78

Nov. 27, 2022 15:27 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Endyia Rogers scored 19 points, including critical back-to-back 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, Phillipina Kyei had a double-double with career highs and No. 18 Oregon held off Michigan State 86-78 in the third-place game of the Phil Knight Invitational on Sunday. ...

Hauser helps No. 12 Michigan State hold off Oregon 74-70

Nov. 26, 2022 03:05 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Joey Hauser had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 12 Michigan State hold off a strong challenge from Oregon to win 74-70 in the consolation round of the Phil Knight Invitational tournament Friday night. Tyson Walker added 18 points and eight assists for...

Zach Edey scores 23, No. 24 Purdue tops No. 6 Gonzaga 84-66

Nov. 26, 2022 02:29 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Zach Edey and his Purdue teammates were admittedly too excited early on for the chance to compared themselves to one of the top teams in the country. Once the 24th-ranked Boilermakers calmed down, they showed they are worthy of their own consideration as a...

W. Virginia beats Portland State, Huggins earns win 921

Nov. 25, 2022 23:47 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tre Mitchell scored 16 points to lead West Virginia to a 89-71 win over Portland State in a Phil Knight Legacy tournament consolation game on Friday night, vaulting Bob Huggins into third place all-time for Division I coaching victories. Huggins, who was...

Caleb Grill, Iowa State topples No. 1 North Carolina 70-65

Nov. 25, 2022 20:50 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Caleb Grill has followed T.J. Otzelberger from South Dakota State to UNLV and now back to Iowa State hoping the pair could share a moment like they did Friday. Taking down the No. 1 team in the country was another bookmark moment in a long journey for the...

Portland beats Villanova 83-71 in Phil Knight Invitational

Nov. 25, 2022 19:02 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Moses Wood scored 16 points and Portland beat Villanova 83-71 on Friday in the Phil Knight Invitational. Villanova (2-4) has lost three straight games, including an overtime loss to Iowa State on Thursday to drop below .500 for the first time since March 7,...