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Badgers use balanced attack to defeat rival Marquette 77-61

Nov. 17, 2019 3:22 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Brevin Pritzl had 15 points and 12 rebounds off the bench, and each of the Wisconsin’s five starters scored in double figures as the Badgers defeated in-state rival Marquette 77-61 on Sunday. Brad Davison also had 15 points for Wisconsin (3-1), which won its 12th straight...

No. 17 Miami women pull away late from IUPUI 74-65

Nov. 17, 2019 3:14 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Endia Banks scored 23 points, Beatrice Mompremier had 20 points and 11 rebounds and No. 17 Miami used a late 12-0 run to fend off IUPUI 74-65 on Sunday. Mykea Gray saved the Hurricanes, scoring all 16 of her points in the fourth quarter. A disastrous third quarter saw the Hurricanes (3-0) lose...

VMI gets first win, tops UC Davis 89-94 in 2OT

Nov. 17, 2019 3:10 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Garrett Gilkeson led a balanced attack with 18 points, Tyler Creammer had a double-double off the bench and VMI picked up its first win of the season, topping UC Davis 89-83 in double overtime on Sunday. The Keydets clinched it when Myles Lewis made two free throws with two seconds...

Mikesell leads No. 8 Maryland to 99-55 rout of Delaware

Nov. 17, 2019 3:01 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Taylor Mikesell matched her career high with 23 points, and No. 8 Maryland cruised to a 99-55 victory over Delaware on Sunday. Ashley Owusu and Blair Watson both had 12 points for the Terrapins (3-1), who didn’t need a comeback against the Blue Hens (0-3) in their first game...

Nelson-Ododa helps No. 4 UConn rout Temple 83-54

Nov. 17, 2019 2:57 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Olivia Nelson-Ododa had a career-high 15 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks to lead No. 4 UConn to an 83-54 win over Temple on Sunday in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Christyn Williams scored 19 points and Megan Walker added 15 for the Huskies. The game was...

Simms, Hyland lead VCU past Jacksonville State 93-65

Nov. 17, 2019 2:51 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Mike'L Simms had 13 points to lead six VCU players in double figures as the Rams romped past Jacksonville State 93-65 on Sunday. Nah'Shon Hyland added 12 points for the Rams (4-0). Issac Vann chipped in 11, while Vince Williams, Marcus Santos-Silva and Marcus Evans had 10 each....

Adamu leads Montana State past Tennessee Tech 52-39

Nov. 17, 2019 2:36 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Amin Adamu scored 12 points as Montana State beat Tennessee Tech 52-39 on Sunday in the Spartan Invitational. Harald Frey had 10 points for Montana State (4-1), which earned its fourth consecutive win. Keishawn Davidson scored nine points and Amadou Sylla had eight rebounds for the...

Rice Jr. ordered not to play by Australia’s NBL after arrest

Nov. 17, 2019 9:14 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Australia's National Basketball League has ordered the New Zealand Breakers not to play former Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. after his arrest Thursday morning over an altercation in an Auckland bar. Rice traveled with the Breakers to Perth for their league match...

George’s 37 in home debut lead Clippers past Hawks 150-101

Nov. 17, 2019 2:37 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George made history in his Clippers home debut even though he considered it mere practice after missing the first 11 games of the season. George scored 37 points in 20 minutes, becoming the first NBA player to score that many in fewer than 21 minutes, and Los Angeles led all the way...

Rakocevic scores 24, grabs 11 boards; USC beats Nevada 76-66

Nov. 17, 2019 2:08 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Southern California passed its most challenging test so far this season with a 76-66 win over Nevada on Saturday night. Nick Rakocevic scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Daniel Utomi added 12 points and Elijah Weaver scored 11 for USC. After Nevada took a 21-18 lead with 8:33 left...