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Harris scores 28, Nevada beats UNLV 86-72

Jan. 23, 2020 1:42 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jalen Harris had 28 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals and Nevada beat UNLV 86-72 on Wednesday night. Jazz Johnson added 19 points, Lindsey Drew scored 14 and Nisre Zouzoua 11 for Nevada. UNLV's Nick Blair made two free throws to open the scoring but the Wolf Pack (12-8,...

Diane, Brown II lead CS Northridge past UCSB 83-75

Jan. 23, 2020 1:08 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Lamine Diane had 27 points and Darius Brown II added 21 points and eight assists as Cal State Northridge defeated UC Santa Barbara 83-75 on Wednesday night. Diane, who averages 27.4 points per game, added seven rebounds and three assists for the Matadors. Terrell Gomez had 15...

Long Beach State knocks off Big West-leader UC Irvine 63-56

Jan. 23, 2020 12:48 AM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Colin Slater scored 19 points and Long Beach State beat Big West Conference leader UC Irvine 63-56 on Wednesday night to snap the Anteaters three-game win streak. Chance Hunter added 11 points for the 49ers (7-14, 2-3), who shot 46.2% (24 of 52) from the floor. Evan Leonard...

Acquaah, Boyd lead Cal Baptist's 85-53 rout of Chicago State

Jan. 23, 2020 12:44 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Milan Acquaah and Brandon Boyd scored 22 points apiece as California Baptist easily defeated Chicago State 85-53 on Wednesday night. Tre Armstrong had seven rebounds for California Baptist (14-5, 4-1 Western Athletic Conference), which won its fourth consecutive game. De'jon Davis...

Memphis forward D.J. Jeffries (0) dunks in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tulsa in Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Joey Johnson)

Horne helps lead Tulsa to big upset of No. 20 Memphis

Jan. 23, 2020 12:44 AM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Things started out poorly for Memphis and just snowballed from there. Jeriah Horne scored 21 points to help lead Tulsa to a surprisingly dominant 80-40 win over No. 20 Memphis on Wednesday night. The 40-point margin of victory is the largest-ever for Tulsa against a ranked opponent....

Alabama guard John Petty Jr. (23) shoots against Vanderbilt forward Dylan Disu (1) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Alabama won 77-62. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Petty scores 23 as Tide rolls over Vanderbilt 77-62

Jan. 23, 2020 12:36 AM EST

Nashville, Tenn. (AP) — When John Petty Jr. gets his shot going, he’s almost impossible to stop. Wednesday was one of those nights as the junior guard scored 23 points, including five 3-pointers, and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Crimson Tide to a 77-62 win at Vanderbilt. “He just catches...

Iowa's Luka Garza (55) and CJ Fredrick (5) celebrate in front of Rutgers' Jacob Young (42) at the end of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa won 85-80. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

No. 19 Iowa holds off No. 24 Rutgers, 85-80

Jan. 23, 2020 12:26 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Steve Pikiell thought his team did a good job on Iowa center Luka Garza. Then the Rutgers coach looked at the box score. Garza had 28 points and 13 rebounds as No. 19 Iowa held on in the closing seconds to beat No. 24 Rutgers 85-80 on Wednesday night. “That tells you what kind...

Pittsburgh's Xavier Johnson, left, shoots as Boston College's Nik Popovic defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Murphy's late jumper gives Pittsburgh a 74-72 win over BC

Jan. 23, 2020 12:20 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — His team's 10-point lead gone and a timeout at his disposal, Pittsburgh coach Jeff Capel could have called the Panthers over and tried to settle them down in the final seconds against Boston College on Wednesday night. Instead, Capel went the other way, trusting his players to make the...

Sam Houston St. beats Abilene Christian 82-76 in OT

Jan. 23, 2020 12:16 AM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Kai Mitchell scored seven of his career-high tying 27 points in overtime and Sam Houston State defeated Abilene Christian 82-76 on Wednesday night. Mitchell made 8 of 12 from the field, hit all 10 of his foul shots and blocked three shots. Zach Nutall had 15 points and six rebounds...

Kamga's late free throws helps CS Fullerton over UC Davis

Jan. 23, 2020 12:07 AM EST

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Kamga scored 21 points — 11 at the foul line — and Cal State Fullerton held off UC Davis 78-74 on Wednesday. Wayne Arnold scored 14 off the bench with four 3-pointers, Davon Clare 12 and Austen Awosika and Vincent Lee 11 apiece. Arnold's 3-pointer with 10:35...