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Defense shines as Winthrop defeats Presbyterian 72-57

Jan. 25, 2020 4:47 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Hunter Hale recorded 19 points as Winthrop won its 10th consecutive game, topping Presbyterian 72-57 on Saturday. Micheal Anumba added 11 points and six rebounds for the Eagles, who forced a season-high 26 turnovers. D.J. Burns had 10 points for Winthrop (14-7, 8-0 Big South...

LaRavia scores 20 to carry Indiana St. past Bradley 61-53

Jan. 25, 2020 4:47 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jake LaRavia had 20 points and 10 rebounds as Indiana State won its eighth consecutive home game, topping Bradley 61-53 on Saturday. LaRavia shot 8 for 10 from the free-throw line. He added four blocks. Christian Williams had 13 points for Indiana State (11-8, 4-4 Missouri Valley...

Johnson leads Appalachian St. past Coastal Carolina 78-58

Jan. 25, 2020 4:44 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Isaac Johnson matched his career high with a season-high 22 points as Appalachian State romped past Coastal Carolina 78-58 on Saturday. The Mountaineers built a 21-4 lead and never trailed. They extended the lead to 40-22 at intermission. Tommy Burton's basket with 17:11 left brought...

Figueroa lifts St. John's over DePaul 79-66

Jan. 25, 2020 4:43 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — LJ Figueroa scored a career-high 28 points as St. John's topped DePaul 79-66 on Saturday. Mustapha Heron added 20 points for the Red Storm. Rasheem Dunn had 13 points and eight rebounds for St. John's (13-8, 2-6 Big East Conference), which ended its four-game road losing streak. Julian...

Louisville guard David Johnson (13) attempts to dunk over Clemson forward Aamir Simms (25) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.  (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

No. 6 Louisville rolls Clemson 80-62 for 6th straight win

Jan. 25, 2020 4:42 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Darius Perry set career highs with 19 points and five 3-pointers, and No. 6 Louisville rolled over Clemson 80-62 Saturday for its sixth consecutive victory. The Cardinals (17-3, 8-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) pulled away with a 20-0 first-half run and shot 66% before halftime....

LSU forward Emmitt Williams (5) shoots over Texas guard Matt Coleman III (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Watford scores 22 and LSU overcomes Texas rally 69-67

Jan. 25, 2020 4:37 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Trendon Watford scored 22 points and LSU survived a furious second-half rally by Texas to earn a 69-67 win Saturday, the eighth in a row for the surging Tigers. Watford's tough layup put the Tigers up 62-60 before Skylar Mays made two free throws with 49 seconds left. Watford made two...

Funk scores 26 to lead Army over Navy 73-66

Jan. 25, 2020 4:34 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Tommy Funk matched his career high with a season-high 26 points as Army beat Navy 73-66 on Saturday. Matt Wilson had 18 points for Army (9-10, 4-4 Patriot League), which won its fourth consecutive game. Josh Caldwell added 10 points and 10 rebounds. Cam Davis scored a career-high 26...

No. 24 Rutgers tops Nebraska 75-22 on Baker's 3-pointer

Jan. 25, 2020 4:33 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, NJ (AP) — Geo Baker hit a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left to send No. 24 Rutgers past Nebraska 75-72 Saturday to raise the Scarlet Knights' home record to 14-0. Rutgers had four double-digit scorers, with Akwaski Yeboah leading the way with 20 points. Caleb McConnell and Jacob Young each had 12...

Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore (24) celebrates a 3-point basket against Iowa State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)

Doughty, Okoro lead No. 16 Auburn past Iowa State 80-76

Jan. 25, 2020 4:32 PM EST

True freshman Isaac Okoro has a quiet confidence about him. He doesn’t trash talk or boast, because as his Auburn teammates put it, he doesn’t need to. “Nah, but he definitely backs it up every time,” guard Samir Doughty said when asked if Okoro says anything on the court. “If I...

Brodeur scores 19 to carry Penn over Temple 66-59

Jan. 25, 2020 4:31 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur had 19 points as Penn topped Temple 66-59 on Saturday. Jordan Dingle had 15 points for Penn (8-7). Devon Goodman added 12 points. Ryan Betley had 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds. Both teams set season lows for points in the first half as the Quakers took a 25-16 lead...