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Figueroa lifts St. John's to 71-65 win over No. 13 Villanova

Feb. 18, 2019 1:45 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A 70-foot shot just before halftime gave St. John's momentum, and LJ Figueroa and the Red Storm used a strong defensive effort in the second half to surprise No. 13 Villanova. Figueroa scored 22 points and St. John's rallied to beat the Wildcats 71-65 on Sunday night. It was the first win...

Colorado sends Arizona to 7th straight loss, 67-60.

Feb. 17, 2019 11:39 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes never trailed Arizona in sending the Wildcats to their first seven-game skid in 36 years with a business-like 67-60 win Sunday night behind Lucas Siewert's hustle and McKinley Wright IV's clutch second-half adjustments. In a reflection of how far Arizona (14-12,...

Chatman scores 17, Popovic 15 as Boston College beats Miami

Feb. 17, 2019 9:22 PM EST

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (AP) — Boston College star Ky Bowman came down with a 102-degree fever on Saturday night. Jordan Chatman and Nik Popovic played feverish basketball on Sunday to ensure the Eagles' offense wouldn't miss a beat. Chatman finished with 17 points and Nik Popovic had 15 to carry the Boston...

No. 11 Michigan State beats Ohio State 62-44, but Ward hurt

Feb. 17, 2019 8:14 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State shut down Ohio State in the second half despite an injury to Nick Ward. Now the Spartans may be without their standout big man for a while. Ward left in the second half with a broken left hand, but No. 11 Michigan State still rolled to a 62-44 victory over Ohio...

New No. 1 expected after Tennessee's loss to No. 5 Kentucky

Feb. 17, 2019 7:48 PM EST

Tennessee kept rolling for a while after taking over the top spot in The Associated Press college basketball poll, unlike its previous stint at No. 1. The Vols had a close call against Vanderbilt, the team that knocked them off the No. 1 perch a decade ago, but rolled through the next six games to stretch their...

Da Silva carries Missouri St. past Loyola of Chicago 65-61

Feb. 17, 2019 6:53 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Tulio Da Silva had 16 points, nine rebounds and three blocks as Missouri State narrowly beat Loyola of Chicago 65-61 on Sunday. Jarred Dixon had 10 points for Missouri State (15-12, 9-5 Missouri Valley Conference), which earned its fourth straight win. Josh Webster added seven points and 10...

Green scores 21 to lift N Iowa past Evansville 73-58

Feb. 17, 2019 6:43 PM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — AJ Green had 21 points as Northern Iowa beat Evansville 73-58 on Sunday. Trae Berhow had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Northern Iowa (12-15, 7-7 Missouri Valley Conference), which ended its five-game road losing streak. Spencer Haldeman added 14 points. Wyatt Lohaus had 11 points...

Young scores 55 in Quinnipiac's 107-100 3OT win over Siena

Feb. 17, 2019 6:14 PM EST

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Cameron Young had a record-setting game in scoring 55 points to lead Quinnipiac to a 107-100 triple-overtime win against Siena on Sunday. Young set the NCAA single-game high mark this season, a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference record and a program high for the Bobcats (14-11,...

Davis scores 26 as No. 9 Houston beats Tulane 85-50

Feb. 17, 2019 5:53 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Houston coach Kelvin Sampson was upset at halftime. He felt a lot better when it was over. Corey Davis Jr. made eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points to help the ninth-ranked Cougars beat Tulane 85-50 on Sunday for their 10th consecutive victory. Houston led by 17 on two occasions in the...

Stewart scores 13 to lift Manhattan over Canisius 70-65

Feb. 17, 2019 5:34 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Samir Stewart had 13 points as Manhattan edged past Canisius 70-65 on Sunday. Warren Williams had 12 points for Manhattan (9-17, 7-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Tykei Greene added 11 points. Tyler Reynolds had 10 points for the visiting team. Jibreel Faulkner scored a...