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Mitchell's layup lifts UC Santa Barbara past Hawaii, 65-64

Jan. 27, 2023 02:12 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Ajay Mitchell's layup with a second left allowed UC Santa Barbara to maintain its hold on first-place in the Big West Conference with a 65-64 win over Hawaii on Thursday night. UC Santa Barbara (17-3) is now 8-1 in conference play, one game ahead of UC Riverside...

College basketball broadcaster Billy Packer dies at 82

Jan. 27, 2023 02:08 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Billy Packer, an Emmy award-winning college basketball broadcaster who covered 34 Final Fours for NBC and CBS, died Thursday. He was 82. Packer's son, Mark, told The Associated Press that his father had been hospitalized in Charlotte for the past three weeks...

Utah leads wire-to-wire in 63-44 win over Oregon State

Jan. 27, 2023 01:29 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Gabe Madsen scored 13 points and Utah led the duration to complete a season sweep of Oregon State, 63-44 in a Pac-12 Conference battle on Thursday night. The Utes won their eighth conference game of the season doubling their total from a year ago. ...

Battle's 19 lead Montana State past Portland State 75-66

Jan. 27, 2023 00:44 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Raequan Battle scored 19 points as Montana State beat Portland State 75-66 on Thursday. Battle shot 6 for 15 (4 for 6 from 3-point range) and 3 of 3 from the free throw line for the Bobcats (14-8, 7-2 Big Sky Conference). Caleb Fuller scored 18 points while...

Holmes, Garzon lead No. 6 Indiana women past No. 2 Ohio St

Jan. 27, 2023 00:37 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Yarden Garzon's stat line for No. 6 Indiana was plenty impressive — 20 points with four 3s, plus 10 rebounds in a 78-65 win over No. 2 Ohio State. It's what the freshman from Israel did without the ball that really helped the Hoosiers on Thursday night. ...

Boogie Ellis scores 31, leads USC over No. 8 UCLA 77-64

Jan. 27, 2023 00:10 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This time, Southern California finished the job. Boogie Ellis scored 27 of his career-high 31 points in the second half, leading a 27-6 run that put the Trojans ahead for good, and USC defeated No. 8 UCLA 77-64 on Thursday night. Three weeks ago,...

Zach Edey has 19 points, No. 1 Purdue beats Michigan 75-70

Jan. 27, 2023 00:06 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Zach Edey had 15 of his 19 points in the first half and Fletcher Loyer finished with 17 points to help No. 1 Purdue hold off Michigan 75-70 on Thursday night. The Boilermakers (20-1, 9-1 Big Ten) had a 15-0 run to go ahead 41-28 lead in the first half after...

Incarnate Word defeats McNeese 70-65

Jan. 26, 2023 23:56 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jonathan Cisse scored 24 points as Incarnate Word beat McNeese 70-65 on Thursday night. Cisse shot 9 for 15 (3 for 6 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4 from the free throw line for the Cardinals (9-12, 3-5 Southland Conference). Trey Miller added 14 points while...

Simmons leads Southern Indiana past Eastern Illinois 78-74

Jan. 26, 2023 23:55 PM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Jelani Simmons' 21 points helped Southern Indiana defeat Eastern Illinois 78-74 on Thursday night. Simmons shot 6 for 12 (6 for 10 from 3-point range) and 3 of 6 from the free throw line for the Screaming Eagles (13-9, 6-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Jacob...

Tennyson's 27 lead Texas A&M-CC past Nicholls State 96-86

Jan. 26, 2023 23:30 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Trey Tennyson scored 27 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Nicholls State 96-86 on Thursday night. Tennyson shot 7 for 12 (5 for 9 from 3-point range) and 8 of 8 from the free throw line for the Islanders (12-9, 5-3 Southland Conference). Isaac...