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Hepa scores 17 in Hawaii's 72-69 win over CSU Bakersfield

Jan. 29, 2023 03:20 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Kamaka Hepa's 17 points helped Hawaii defeat CSU Bakersfield 72-69 on Sunday. Hepa also had seven rebounds for the Rainbow Warriors (16-6, 7-3 Big West Conference). JoVon McClanahan scored 17 points while shooting 7 for 11 (0 for 4 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4...

Achiuwa leads Raptors to 123-105 win over Trail Blazers

Jan. 29, 2023 01:49 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Precious Achiuwa scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in place of the injured OG Anunoby to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 123-105 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Pascal Siakam scored 24 points and Gary Trent Jr. added 19 against...

Mahaney's jumper lifts No. 22 Saint Mary's (Cal) over BYU

Jan. 29, 2023 01:37 AM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Logan Johnson had 14 points and freshman Aidan Mahaney scored all 10 of his points, including a fade-away jumper just before the buzzer, in the second half and No. 22 Saint Mary's (Cal) escaped with a 57-56 victory over short-handed BYU on Saturday night. ...

Pope sparks Oregon State to 60-52 victory over Colorado

Jan. 29, 2023 01:12 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Jordan Pope scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half and Oregon State rallied to beat Colorado 60-52 on Saturday night. Pope, who missed all three of his 3-pointers in the first half, sank 5 of 7 in the second for the Beavers (9-13, 3-8 Pac-12...

Brown forces OT, Celtics snap skid by beating LA 125-121

Jan. 29, 2023 00:51 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Lakers guard Patrick Beverly grabbed a courtside camera in an effort to show referee Eric Lewis what everyone who'd watched the replay already knew: LeBron James was fouled on his missed layup at the end of regulation. Instead of getting the call, Beverly drew a...

Battle scores 32, Montana St. beats Sacramento St. 72-65

Jan. 29, 2023 00:48 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Raequan Battle's 32 points led Montana State over Sacramento State 72-65 on Saturday. Battle was 9-of-18 shooting, including 2 for 3 from distance, and went 12 for 12 from the line for the Bobcats (15-8, 8-2 Big Sky Conference). Great Osobor scored 13...

Stanford routs Cal 75-46 for 4th straight win

Jan. 29, 2023 00:48 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Maxime Raynaud scored 15 points, Harrison Ingram had 14 and Stanford rolled to a 75-46 victory over California on Saturday night for its fourth straight win. Isa Silva's 3-pointer just before halftime gave the Cardinal a 31-20 halftime lead. Stanford pulled...

Jazz hold off late rally, beat Doncic-less Mavericks 108-100

Jan. 29, 2023 00:47 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen scored 29 points, Malik Beasley added 19 and the Utah Jazz took advantage of Dallas star Luka Doncic’s absence to beat the Mavericks 108-100 on Saturday night. Doncic sat out because of a sprained left ankle. Jordan Clarkson...

Gafford double-double leads Wizards past Pelicans 113-103

Jan. 29, 2023 00:26 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Daniel Gafford had a season-high 21 points to go with 12 rebounds and five blocked shots, and the Washington Wizards beat the reeling New Orleans Pelicans 113-103 on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory. “No matter what, I just kept playing," said...

Prairie View A&M beats Texas Southern 89-74 in double OT

Jan. 29, 2023 00:21 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Hegel Augustin scored 21 points as Prairie View A&M beat Texas Southern 89-74 in double overtime on Saturday. Augustin added seven rebounds for the Panthers (8-14, 4-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Tekorian Smith scored 17 points and Ricky Nelson had 15...