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Timme scores 32, leads No. 2 Gonzaga to rout of Santa Clara

Jan. 15, 2022 19:31 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Drew Timme scored 32 points and Andrew Nembhard had 19 as No. 2 Gonzaga routed Santa Clara 115-83 on Saturday for its 24th consecutive West Coast Conference victory. The Bulldogs (14-2, 3-0 WCC), who lead the nation in both scoring and field goal...

Jabari Smith, transfers have No. 4 Auburn riding hot streak

Jan. 14, 2022 14:22 PM EST

Freshman Jabari Smith and four transfers have help turn Auburn into one of the nation's hottest teams. Led by the potential No. 1 NBA draft pick Smith, Pearl's fourth-ranked Tigers (15-1, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) have been rapidly ascending the rankings during a 12-game winning...

Hawks trade Cam Reddish to Knicks for 2022 first-round pick

Jan. 13, 2022 19:52 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The struggling Atlanta Hawks traded forward Cam Reddish to the New York Knicks for a protected 2022 first-round draft pick Thursday. The Hawks also sent forward Solomon Hill and a 2025 second-round pick to the Knicks. Small forward Kevin Knox is heading to Atlanta. ...

NBA Prospect Watch: Ochai Agbaji soaring after return to KU

Jan. 12, 2022 15:54 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Ochai Agbaji arrived at Kansas as a lightly regarded three-star prospect whose list of scholarship offers included Colorado State, Northern Iowa and a host of other mid-majors along with the Jayhawks and a couple other Power Five schools. He will leave after...

NBA Prospect Watch: St. John's Champagnie is do-it-all man

Jan. 12, 2022 15:44 PM EST

At the start of the season, it looked as if 2022 would be one of those rare years when the Big East didn't have a player sure to be taken in the first round of the NBA draft. St. John's Julian Champagnie appears to be playing himself into position to be among the first 30 players...

Kentucky's Tshiebwe wants 'my name to be remembered forever'

Jan. 12, 2022 13:09 PM EST

Kentucky’s offense now runs through big man Oscar Tshiebwe. Already leading the nation in rebounding, Tshiebwe (SHEE-bway) set career highs in scoring in consecutive games for the 18th-ranked Wildcats (13-3, 3-1 Southeastern Conference). He had 30 points and 13 rebounds in a...

Nuggets trade Bol Bol to Pistons for McGruder, draft pick

Jan. 10, 2022 16:57 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets finalized a deal with Detroit on Monday that will send big man Bol Bol to the Pistons. In exchange, the Nuggets received guard Rodney McGruder along with a 2022 second-round pick via Brooklyn. The 7-foot-2 Bol is the son of the late...

Coffey lifts Clippers to 106-93 win over Hawks

Jan. 09, 2022 19:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amir Coffey tied a career-high with 21 points and Serge Ibaka added 16 to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 106-93 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday. Coffey, who went undrafted out of Minnesota in the 2019 NBA draft, is on a two-way contract with the Clippers...

National scoring leader Keegan Murray making name at Iowa

Jan. 05, 2022 17:47 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Keegan Murray has gone from overlooked recruit out of high school to nation’s leading scorer and, maybe, the Hawkeyes’ second consecutive national player of the year. The 6-foot-8 sophomore matched his career high with 35 points in Monday's 80-75...

Mathurin's draft stock rising in second year at Arizona

Jan. 05, 2022 16:45 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Bennedict Mathurin played a supporting role at Arizona as a freshman, showing off his athleticism only in flashes. A key cog for the eighth-ranked Wildcats this season, Mathurin is now displaying skills that have pushed him toward the top of NBA draft boards. ...