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Maryland's Eric Ayala (5) and a teammate double-team Minnesota's Liam Robbins, center, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Maryland gets another road upset, 63-49 vs. No. 17 Minnesota

Jan. 23, 2021 4:33 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eric Ayala had 21 points and three steals to help Maryland deliver another road upset of a ranked Big Ten opponent, a wire-to-wire 63-49 victory over No. 17 Minnesota on Saturday. Donta Scott added 15 points and 11 rebounds and Aaron Wiggins had eight points and 10 rebounds for the...

Haase leads Mercer over VMI 83-80

Jan. 23, 2021 4:30 PM EST

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Felipe Haase had a career-high 23 points as Mercer narrowly beat VMI 83-80 on Saturday. Ross Cummings added 22 points for the Bears. Haase hit a 3-pointer with 1:38 to play to put Mercer up 80-73. Trey Bonham answer with a layup to tie it 17 seconds later. Haase hit the winning 3 at the...

Kante lifts Hofstra over Towson 71-58

Jan. 23, 2021 4:25 PM EST

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Isaac Kante scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Hofstra to a 71-58 win over Towson on Saturday. Kvonn Cramer had 16 points for Hofstra (8-6, 4-3 Colonial Athletic Association). Jalen Ray scored 16 points andTareq Coburn had 12 points with nine rebounds. Zane Martin had...

Cooks scores 25 to lead NJIT over Stony Brook 74-65

Jan. 23, 2021 4:21 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Cooks had a season-high 25 points as NJIT topped Stony Brook 74-65 on Saturday. Miles Coleman had 12 points for NJIT (5-6, 4-5 America East Conference). Antwuan Butler added 10 points. Jaden Sayles scored a career-high 32 points and had seven rebounds for the Seawolves (6-7, 4-3)....

Preston triple-double leads Ohio past Ball St. 85-77

Jan. 23, 2021 4:13 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Preston had the second triple-double of his career with 11 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to lead Ohio to an 85-77 win over Ball State on Saturday. The game was originally scheduled to be played Friday night but was postponed due to a regional power outage in southeast Ohio....

Connecticut guard Christyn Williams (13) shoots against Georgetown guard Milan Bolden-Morris (23) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Storrs, Conn. (David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP)

Nelson-Ododa leads No. 3 UConn over Georgetown 72-.41

Jan. 23, 2021 4:02 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Olivia Nelson-Ododa scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds Saturday to lead No. 3 UConn to a 72-41 win over Georgetown. The Huskies (10-0, 9-0 Big East), coming off a road win over rival Tennessee, cruised despite sitting two key players, guards Paige Bueckers and Anna Makurat,...

Clayton scores 20 to carry Coppin St. over Norfolk St. 81-71

Jan. 23, 2021 3:54 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — DeJuan Clayton had 20 points, including making 10 of 10 at the free-throw line, as Coppin State beat Norfolk State 81-71 on Saturday. Clayton added seven rebounds and six assists. Kenan Sarvan had 14 points and nine rebounds for Coppin State (5-9, 4-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference)....

Sims carries UNC Wilmington over Delaware 77-70

Jan. 23, 2021 3:44 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Jaylen Sims had 22 points as UNC Wilmington beat Delaware 77-70 on Saturday. Mike Okauru added 20 points, six rebounds and six assists for the Seahawk (7-5, 1-2 Colonial Athletic Association). Ty Gadsden had 14 points. Jake Boggs added 13 points. UNC Wilmington closed the game with...

Syracuse guard Joseph Girard III (11) celebrates a basket against Virginia Tech  during an NCAA college basketball game at the Carrier Dome, Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday Jan. 23, 2021. (Scott Schild/The Post-Standard via AP)

Syracuse dominates No. 16 Virginia Tech in 78-60 win

Jan. 23, 2021 3:43 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N .Y. (AP) — Normally a team that lives and dies beyond the arc, Syracuse showed it can play an inside game, too. The Orange, in need of a quality win, beat a ranked team for the first time in a year, dominating No. 16 Virginia Tech 78-60 on Saturday. Quincy Guerrier had 20 points, Marek Dolezaj...

Creighton forward Damien Jefferson (23) makes a layup against Connecticut forward Isaiah Whaley (5) and guard Tyrese Martin (4) in the first half during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/John Peterson)

Mahoney scores 20, leads No. 11 Creighton past No. 23 UConn

Jan. 23, 2021 3:41 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton's Denzel Mahoney bounced back from one of his worst games of the season to play one of his best. Mahoney scored 20 points and the 11th-ranked Bluejays broke open a close game in the last 10 minutes to beat No. 23 Connecticut 74-66 Saturday. Mahoney made 8 of 14 shots from the...