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Krampelj leads Creighton over Loyola of Chicago 70-61 in NIT

Mar. 19, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Martin Krampelj had 17 points to lead five Creighton players in double figures as the Bluejays defeated Loyola of Chicago 70-61 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night. Marcus Zegarowski added 12 points for the Bluejays. Davion Mintz chipped in 11, Ty-Shon Alexander scored 10 and...

Toolson lifts Utah Valley over CS Northridge 92-84 in CBI

Mar. 19, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson had 21 points as Utah Valley beat Cal State Northridge 92-84 in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational on Tuesday night. Baylee Steele had 19 points for Utah Valley (25-9). Richard Harward added 15 points. Isaiah White had 15 points for the hosts. Lamine Diane...

Osetkowski leads Texas over S. Dakota St. 79-73 in NIT

Mar. 19, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dylan Osetkowski had a career-high 26 points as Texas defeated South Dakota State 79-73 in the NIT first round on Tuesday night. Osetkowski shot 4 for 6 from beyond the arc. Courtney Ramey had 13 points for Texas (17-16). Kerwin Roach II added 12 points. Mike Daum had 25 points and 11...

Belmont beats Temple 81-70 for first NCAA Tournament win

Mar. 19, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Kevin McClain scored 29 points and led the decisive second-half run as Belmont got its first NCAA Tournament win, pulling away to an 81-70 victory Tuesday night and ending Temple coach Fran Dunphy's career in the First Four. The 11th-seeded Bruins (27-5) play Maryland on Thursday in the...

Harden, Capela lead Rockets to easy win over Hawks

Mar. 19, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Paul wasn't concerned that Houston would keep struggling to hit shots. "In the first half we weren't making anything," he said. "We looked, and it was tied up and we were down two at some point. Once we started making stops, we can blow this game open, man. That's what I always say....

Stanley Cup champion Capitals to visit Trump at White House

Mar. 19, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. One player has already said he won't attend. Minutes after the Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Tuesday night,...

Warriors top Timberwolves 117-107, regain 1st in conference

Mar. 19, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 22 of his 36 points in the third quarter and Klay Thompson pitched in with 28 points, giving the Golden State Warriors more than enough production to beat the fading Minnesota Timberwolves 117-107 on Tuesday and regain first place in the Western Conference. Jonas...

Redick just misses triple-double; 76ers beat Hornets 118-114

Mar. 19, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — JJ Redick's last triple-double came in high school. "Does high school even count?" Redick said with a grin. "I mean we all have our high school stories." Redick was two assists shy of his first NBA triple-double in 761 career games, finishing with 27 points, 10 rebounds and eight...

Bucks beat Lakers 115-101; Antetokounmpo, James sit out

Mar. 19, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton scored 30 points and Brook Lopez added 28 as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 115-101 on Tuesday night. Milwaukee played without Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is nursing an injured ankle, while LeBron James sat out for Los Angeles due to a sore groin. Nikola...

Fairleigh Dickinson rallies for first ever NCAA tourney win

Mar. 19, 2019 10:44 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Eleven months ago, Fairleigh Dickinson coach Greg Herenda was seriously ill with life-threatening blood clots. On Tuesday night, he danced on the court and hugged his players after they secured the first NCAA Tournament win in school history. Senior guard Darnell Edge scored a...