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Osman ties career high with 29 points, Cavs rout Clippers

Jan. 29, 2023 21:43 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cedi Osman tied his career high with 29 points while making all seven of his shots from behind the arc and the Cleveland Cavaliers built a 40-point lead on their way to a 122-99 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night. All-Star starter Donovan Mitchell had...

Traylor scores 25, No. 12 Va. Tech women beat Virginia 72-60

Jan. 29, 2023 20:55 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kayana Traylor made 9 of 15 shots from the field and scored 25 points, Elizabeth Kitley added 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting and No. 12 Virginia Tech beat Virginia 72-60 Sunday night. Virginia Tech (17-4, 7-4 ACC) rebounded from a 66-55 loss Thursday at...

Grizzlies use Morant's triple-double, rally to beat Pacers

Jan. 29, 2023 20:54 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 27 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 28 points and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a lackluster first half to defeat the Indiana Pacers 112-100 on Sunday. Brandon Clarke had 13 points, hitting all five of his shots as...

No. 22 Illinois women fend off Michigan State 86-76

Jan. 29, 2023 20:25 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Makira Cook totaled 26 points, Genesis Bryant scored 21 and Adalia McKenzie added a double-double to help No. 22 Illinois beat Michigan State 86-76 on Sunday. Cook sank 8 of 21 shots from the floor and all 10 of her free throws for the Fighting Illini (17-5,...

Davis scores 26, Memphis downs Tulsa 80-68

Jan. 29, 2023 19:52 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kendric Davis scored 26 points and DeAndre Williams had a double-double to lead Memphis to an 80-68 victory over Tulsa on Sunday. Davis added five assists for the Tigers (17-5, 7-2 American Athletic Conference). Williams finished with 17 points, 11 rebounds and...

Turner agrees to stay with Pacers on 2-year extension

Jan. 29, 2023 19:36 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner is staying with the Indiana Pacers a while longer. The two-time NBA blocks champion has agreed to a two-year contract extension, keeping Indiana's starting five intact through next season. Terms of the deal have not been released but The Athletic...

Ellis, Purdue hold off No. 2 Ohio State 73-65

Jan. 29, 2023 19:04 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With Ohio State making a run in the fourth quarter, Purdue buckled down defensively and knocked off the No.2 Buckeyes. Abbey Ellis made a season-high five 3 pointers and Purdue earned its first top-five road victory in program history, beating Ohio State 73-65...

Stanford's Brink notches first triple-double with 10 blocks

Jan. 29, 2023 18:47 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Brink ran back down the floor brushing her hands together to signal at the scorer’s table that she had definitely touched the ball on Chance Gray’s jumper. It took a little while, then that 10th block got added the Stanford star's incredible stat...

Paris, No. 15 UNC women top Clemson 69-58, extend win streak

Jan. 29, 2023 18:22 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Freshman Paulina Paris hit six 3-pointers, scored 22 points and had five steals — all career highs — and Kennedy Todd-Williams added 15 points Sunday to help No. 15 North Carolina hold off Clemson for a 69-58 win, the Tar Heels' seventh in a row. No. 15...

Griffin leads No. 5 UConn over No. 21 Villanova, 63-58

Jan. 29, 2023 18:04 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — This time, UConn had Aubrey Griffin. The junior forward scored 19 points and No. 5 Connecticut beat No. 21 Villanova 63-58 on Sunday, a year after losing to the Wildcats on the same court. Griffin was home recovering from back surgery for...