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Mashburn has 24 points, No. 25 New Mexico beats Air Force

Jan. 28, 2023 01:08 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jamal Mashburn Jr. scored 24 points — seven during a crucial late surge — in No. 25 New Mexico’s 81-73 victory over Air Force on Friday night. Jaelen House had 19 points and six steals for the Lobos (19-3, 6-3 Mountain West). Morris Edeze added 15...

Wetta's 3 gives No. 25 Colorado 73-70 OT win over No. 8 UCLA

Jan. 28, 2023 00:33 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Kindyll Wetta made a corner 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left in overtime to snap a tie and No. 25 Colorado improved to 3-0 against ranked teams at home with a 73-70 victory over No. 8 UCLA on Friday night. Quay Miller had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and Jaylyn...

Pili scores 21, Utah holds off late USC rally to win 83-73

Jan. 28, 2023 00:13 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Alissa Pili scored 21 points and Kennedy McQueen added 17 behind five 3-pointers to lead No. 9 Utah to an 83-73 victory over Southern California on Friday night. Pili shot 9 of 13 from the floor to pace an efficient offensive attack from the Utes (17-2, 7-2...

Utah lawmakers approve ban on transgender treatments

Jan. 27, 2023 18:07 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's Republican-dominated Legislature on Friday gave final approval for a measure that would ban youth from receiving gender-affirming health care like surgery or puberty blockers, bypassing concerns raised by opponents about the measure's impact on transgender children...

Pandemic, culture wars revive 'school choice' policy push

Jan. 27, 2023 08:07 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nichole Mason first became concerned when she learned administrators at her children's public school were allowing transgender students to use girls' bathrooms. Her frustrations mounted when she felt her children's next school went too far with how they enforced COVID...

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...

Tarleton State secures 74-72 victory against Utah Tech

Jan. 26, 2023 23:20 PM EST

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Lue Williams had 25 points in Tarleton State's 74-72 victory over Utah Tech on Thursday night. Williams also contributed six rebounds and four steals for the Texans (11-10, 4-4 Western Athletic Conference). Garry Clark scored 13 points and added five...

Simon, Sears score 16, UT Martin takes down Lindenwood 66-59

Jan. 26, 2023 22:39 PM EST

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Jordan Sears and K.J. Simon scored 16 points as UT Martin beat Lindenwood 66-59 on Thursday night. Simon added 10 rebounds and five blocks for the Skyhawks (14-8, 6-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Sears was 3 of 11 from the floor, including 1 for 6 from distance,...

Seiko scores 25, San Diego State downs Utah State 85-75

Jan. 26, 2023 02:02 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Adam Seiko's 25 points off of the bench helped San Diego State to an 85-75 victory against Utah State on Wednesday night. Seiko shot 7 for 10 (7 for 9 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the free throw line for the Aztecs (16-4, 7-1 Mountain West Conference)....

Hayman scores 14, SFA takes down UT Rio Grande Valley 83-66

Jan. 25, 2023 22:53 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Kyle Hayman had 14 points in SFA's 83-66 victory against UT Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday night. Hayman was 5 of 6 shooting (2 for 3 from distance) for the 'Jacks (14-7, 6-2 Western Athletic Conference). Sadaidriene Hall scored 13 points while going 4 of 7...