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Ohio State guard D.J. Carton, front left, shoots against Northwestern forward A.J. Turner during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Evanston, Ill., Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Carton leads Ohio State past Northwestern 71-59

Jan. 26, 2020 9:56 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — D.J. Carton was disappointed with his play. He wanted to deliver for his teammates on slumping Ohio State. He felt much better after one impressive stretch on Sunday. Carton scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half, helping the Buckeyes hold off lowly Northwestern for a sorely...

Stanford's James Keefe, right, shoots against California's Grant Anticevich (15) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Austin's free throws lift Cal past Stanford 52-50

Jan. 26, 2020 9:04 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Matt Bradley has taken so many shots during pivotal times for California that it seemed a perfect set-up for him to do it again. Naturally, coach Mark Fox opted to get the ball to Paris Austin instead. Austin made two free throws with 3.2 seconds remaining, and California held on...

Oregon's Payton Pritchard, right, shoots past UCLA's Jaime Jaquez Jr., left, during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Duarte scores 24 points as No. 12 Oregon beats UCLA 96-75

Jan. 26, 2020 8:35 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — UCLA was in a giving mood and Oregon was only too happy to be on the receiving end. The 12th-ranked Ducks took advantage of a season-worst 23 turnovers by the Bruins to score 34 points and went on to a 96-75 victory Sunday, the largest winning margin for Oregon in the series since 2003....

San Diego State's Matt Mitchell (11) goes for the block against UNLV's Marvin Coleman (31) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Joe Buglewicz)

No. 4 San Diego St remains unbeaten with 71-67 win over UNLV

Jan. 26, 2020 7:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — While remaining the country's only unbeaten team was important to the San Diego State Aztecs, they had another milestone on their minds Sunday. "It was important because we wanted to hit 21-0 and make (school) history," junior Trey Pulliam said. Mission accomplished. Malachi Flynn scored...

McMillan, Freeman-Liberty help Valpo beat Evansville 67-65

Jan. 26, 2020 7:39 PM EST

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Mileek McMillan scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, Javon Freeman-Liberty made 4-of-4 free throws in the final 29 seconds, and Valparaiso held on to beat Evansville 67-65 on Sunday night. Freeman-Liberty and Daniel Sackey finished with 12 points apiece for Valpo (11-10,...

Minnesota's Marcus Carr, center, handles the ball through the defense of Michigan State's Rocket Watts (2) and Cassius Winston, right, during an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

No. 11 Michigan State sweeps Minnesota with 70-52 win

Jan. 26, 2020 7:02 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Michigan State weathered another sluggish start, then wore down Minnesota. The Spartans reasserted themselves after a rough loss, and the Gophers paid the price. Cassius Winston had 18 points and eight assists and Xavier Tillman added 17 points and 10 rebounds, as 11th-ranked Michigan...

Drake slips past Missouri State 71-69

Jan. 26, 2020 6:57 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Anthony Murphy made 1 of 2 free throws with 4 seconds remaining in the game and Keandre Cook missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer as Drake edged Missouri State 71-69 on Sunday. Drake (15-6, 5-3 Missouri Valley Conference) led 37-25 at halftime and led the whole second half, but Missouri...

Berhow helps Northern Iowa top Loyola Chicago 67-62 in OT

Jan. 26, 2020 6:42 PM EST

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Trae Berhow scored the first five points of overtime, finishing with 11 points and a career-high 12 rebounds, and Northern Iowa defeated Loyola Chicago 67-62 on Sunday to pull even with the Ramblers atop the Missouri Valley Conference standings. Loyola's Tate Hall made two free...

Creighton's balanced attack hems in Xavier for 77-66 win

Jan. 26, 2020 6:11 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander scored 24 points going 10 of 11 from the foul line and Marcus Zegarowski scored 14 and Creighton beat Xavier 77-66 on Sunday. Mitch Ballock scored 14 and Denzel Mahoney 14 off the bench. Creighton (16-5, 5-3 Big East Conference) built a 10-1 lead and never trailed. They...

Fordham's Chris Austin (5) blocks a shot by Saint Louis' Terrence Hargrove Jr. (22) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Goodwin's double-double lifts Saint Louis over Fordham 55-39

Jan. 26, 2020 5:50 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Goodwin had 17 points and 13 rebounds to carry Saint Louis to a 55-39 win over Fordham on Sunday. Goodwon sank 8 of 13 shots from the floor in picking up his ninth double-double of the season for the Billikens (15-5, 4-3 Atlantic 10 Conference). Tay Weaver had 13 points and six...