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Kelly scores 23 to lift Albany past New Hampshire 83-64

Jan. 24, 2021 5:06 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — C.J. Kelly scored 23 points on near-perfect shooting as Albany defeated New Hampshire 83-64 on Sunday. Kelly was 7 of 8 shooting, including 3 of 4 from distance. Antonio Rizzuto had 16 points for Albany (4-6, 4-4 America East Conference). Chuck Champion added 13 points. Jarvis Doles had...

Bassey carries Western Kentucky past Middle Tennessee 68-52

Jan. 24, 2021 4:49 PM EST

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Charles Bassey scored 23 points with 14 rebounds as Western Kentucky defeated Middle Tennessee 68-52 on Sunday. Bassey shot 9 for 12 from the floor and blocked five shots as the Hilltoppers swept Middle Tennessee, improving to 13-4, their best start since the 2001-02 season....

Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) shoots over Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Anunoby's hot hand helps short-handed Raptors beat Pacers

Jan. 24, 2021 4:36 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Toronto coach Nick Nurse knew needed somebody to replace the scoring void left by two missing All-Stars. OG Anunoby delivered with jab after jab Sunday. He scored a season-high 30 points, grabbed eight rebounds, defended well and made three of four free throws in the final minute to...

Williams carries Gardner-Webb over Charleston Southern 74-62

Jan. 24, 2021 4:33 PM EST

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — D’Maurian Williams had a career-best 21 points as Gardner-Webb beat Charleston Southern 74-62 on Sunday. This series was originally set for Jan 4-5 and was moved up when South Carolina Upstate couldn't play at Gardner-Webb. Jordan Sears had 16 points for Gardner-Webb...

Clayton scores 22 to carry Coppin St. over Norfolk St. 81-77

Jan. 24, 2021 4:30 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — DeJuan Clayton made three of four free throws in the last 11 seconds to score 22 points as Coppin State held off Norfolk State 81-77 on Sunday, completing a weekend sweep into first place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Yuat Alok had 18 points for Coppin State (6-9, 5-1), which...

Allen scores 25 to carry Delaware over UNC Wilmington 67-62

Jan. 24, 2021 4:08 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Allen scored a season-high 25 points as Delaware edged past UNC Wilmington 67-62 on Sunday. Dylan Painter had 15 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks for Delaware (5-7, 3-4 Colonial Athletic Association), which broke its four-game road losing streak. Leading 37-36 at the half,...

Morse with 30, James Madison topples Northeastern 79-72

Jan. 24, 2021 3:27 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Vado Morse scored a career-high 30 points to keep pace with Tyson Walker and carry James Madison to a 79-72 win over Northeastern on Sunday. Walker led the Huskies with 30 points, also a season high, in the mano-a-mano duel. Matt Lewis had 16 points for James Madison (7-5, 2-1 Colonial...

Grady scores 22 to carry Davidson past UMass 69-60

Jan. 24, 2021 3:05 PM EST

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Kellan Grady scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half as Davidson topped UMass in a 69-60 come-from-behind win on Sunday. Sam Mennenga added 11 points and eight rebounds for Davidson (10-5, 6-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive win and is unbeaten on...

Indiana forward Trayce Jackson-Davis, right, has his shot attempt blocked by Rutgers center Myles Johnson, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

Rutgers holds on for 1st win at Indiana, edge Hoosiers 74-70

Jan. 24, 2021 2:48 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Geo Baker scored 19 points with four 3-pointers and a key free throw with eight seconds left, Ron Harper Jr. added 15 points and Rutgers defeated Indiana 74-70 on Sunday. The Hoosiers were coming off a huge upset of No. 4 Iowa on Thursday night and had never lost to Rutgers at...

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Heat to use COVID-19-sniffing dogs to screen fans at games

Jan. 24, 2021 1:42 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat are bringing back some fans, with help from some dogs. The Heat will use coronavirus-sniffing dogs at AmericanAirlines Arena to screen fans who want to attend their games. They’ve been working on the plan for months, and the highly trained dogs have been in place for some...