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Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann gestures during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

No. 23 Ohio State makes fast work of Nebraska in 75-54 win

Feb. 27, 2020 11:15 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Kaleb Wesson scored 16 points and had a career-high 18 rebounds and No. 23 Ohio State got out to a quick double-digit lead on its way to a 75-54 victory over Nebraska on Thursday night. Ohio State (19-9, 9-8 Big Ten), playing without injured starting forward Kyle Young, won for the...

McCloud carries Green Bay past Youngstown St. 102-92

Feb. 27, 2020 11:14 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — JayQuan McCloud 13 of his 23 points in the lst five minutes to lead six players in double figures and Green Bay outscored Youngstown State 102-92 on Thursday night. Kameron Hankerson had 17 points and seven assists for the Phoenix (15-15, 10-7 Horizon League) and Amari Davis added 15...

Former NBA and Gonzaga player Adam Morrison, right, watches as Gonzaga coach Mark Few speaks during a ceremony by the school to honor Morrison before an NCAA college basketball game between Gonzaga and San Diego in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

No. 3 Gonzaga beats San Diego 94-59; Morrison honored

Feb. 27, 2020 11:14 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Filip Petrusev had 21 points and nine rebounds as No. 3 Gonzaga beat San Diego 94-59 on Thursday to clinch its eighth straight West Coast Conference regular-season title. Corey Kispert scored 16 points and Ryan Woolridge had 15 for Gonzaga (28-2, 14-1 WCC), which rebounded from its...

Jackson lifts SIU-Edwardsville past UT-Martin 90-75

Feb. 27, 2020 11:12 PM EST

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Brandon Jackson had a season-high 21 points as Southern Illinois-Edwardsville defeated UT Martin 90-75 on Thursday night. Shamar Wright had 13 points for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (8-22, 5-12 Ohio Valley Conference). Zeke Moore added 13 points. Kenyon Duling had 11 points....

UAB uses balanced attack to beat Marshall 88-80

Feb. 27, 2020 11:01 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Tyreek Scott-Grayson had 19 points to lead five UAB players in double figures as the Blazers defeated Marshall 88-80 on Thursday night. Will Butler added 16 points for the Blazers. Jalen Benjamin chipped in 14, Tavin Lovan scored 12 and Kassim Nicholson had 10. Butler also had 11...

Late basket leads W. Kentucky over Louisiana Tech in OT

Feb. 27, 2020 11:00 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth made a foul shot with 58 seconds left in overtime to give W. Kentucky the lead en route to a 95-91 win over Louisiana Tech on Thursday night. The Hilltoppers would not relinquish the advantage. The Hilltoppers' Hollingsworth hit a 3-pointer to even the...

Illinois St women upset No. 21 Missouri St 78-66

Feb. 27, 2020 10:58 PM EST

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Tete Maggett scored 24 points, Lexi Wallen added 18 and Illinois State made five of its seven 3-pointers in the fourth quarter en route to a 78-66 upset of No. 21 Missouri State on Thursday night. The Redbirds (16-10, 8-7 Missouri Valley Conference), who finished 7 of 12 behind the arc,...

Indiana forward Joey Brunk (50) shoots at the basket as Purdue forward Trevion Williams (50) tries to block his shot during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in West Lafayette, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

Purdue snaps 4-game losing streak by beating Indiana 57-49

Feb. 27, 2020 10:57 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Coach Matt Painter appreciated Purdue's defensive effort Thursday. Indiana's poor shooting made it look even better. On a night Trevion Williams scored 19 points and Eric Hunter Jr. added 17, the Boilermakers managed to bear down and hold on for a critical 57-49 victory over the...

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari (8) and Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic, left, reach for the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Gallinari scores 24; Thunder rally from 19 down to top Kings

Feb. 27, 2020 10:56 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 24 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 19 points down in the third quarter to beat the Sacramento Kings 112-108 on Thursday night. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 20 points and Chris Paul added 17 for the Thunder, who have won five straight and 14...

Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis, left, looks to pass around Portland Trail Blazers center Moses Brown during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Sabonis scores 20 points, Pacers beat Trail Blazers, 106-100

Feb. 27, 2020 10:50 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 106-100 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night. Malcolm Brogdon had 17 points, eight assists and six rebounds while T.J. Warren and Victor Oladipo scored 15 points each for the Pacers, who...