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Smith leads Unbeaten UCLA to win over Southern Utah

Nov. 19, 2019 2:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA’s basketball team put on a defensive clinic for the first 10 minutes of its game against Southern Utah. It had steals, blocked shots, deflections and more. UCLA coach Mick Cronin hopes he can get the Bruins to play that way for an entire game and then he might have something....

Duke heads to Madison Square Garden after return to No. 1

Nov. 19, 2019 2:05 AM EST

Duke found itself in a familiar position this week by reclaiming the top spot in The Associated Press poll. The Blue Devils earned the top spot for the 143rd week to extend their all-time record after previous No. 1 Kentucky lost to unranked Evansville. Duke’s reign at the top will be put to the test in...

Burns scores 33, Southern tops Ecclesia College 121-55

Nov. 19, 2019 1:40 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Freshman Damiree Burns scored a career high 33 points and Southern rolled to a 121-55 win over Ecclesia College on Monday night. Jayden Saddle and Isaiah Rollins each added 12 points for the Jaguars. With Burns going 14 of 19, the Jaguars (2-2) shot 55% and had a 52-26 rebounding...

NAIA Montana Tech shocks Montana 74-72

Nov. 19, 2019 1:20 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Sindou Diallo scored 24 points and NAIA member Montana Tech shocked defending Big Sky Conference champion Montana 74-72 on Monday night. It was the first lost to a non-Division I team in 11 games under coach Travis DeCuire, their first since losing at D-II Alaska Anchorage early in...

Samuel another TCU double-double in 65-54 win over Air Force

Nov. 19, 2019 1:14 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Samuel became the first TCU player in 25 years with three consecutive double-doubles to start a season, with a career-high 19 points and 11 rebounds in the Horned Frogs’ 65-54 win over Air Force on Monday night. RJ Nembhard added 15 points and five assists while...

Sloppy Cal beats Prairie View A&M 54-40

Nov. 19, 2019 12:59 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Even as his team has raced out to its best start in four years, California coach Mark Fox has been critical of his team's defense. Against Prairie View A&M, it was the Golden Bears offense that caught Fox's ire. For good reason. The Bears had 22 turnovers and went seven minutes...

Bey, Wright each score 16, No. 23 Colorado beats UCI 69-53

Nov. 19, 2019 12:48 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado turned the game in its favor with defense. Tyler Bey and McKinley Wright each scored 16 points and No. 23 Colorado leaned on a strong defensive effort to beat UC Irvine 69-53 on Monday night. Colorado (3-0) pressured Irvine into 22 turnovers leading to 21 points for the...

Hardy, Diong lead UNLV to 72-58 win over ACU

Nov. 19, 2019 12:29 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amauri Hardy scored 25 points and Cheikh Mbacke Diong pulled down 10 rebounds to lead UNLV to a 72-58 victory over Abilene Christian on Monday night. Elijah Mitrou-Long added 13 points and Donnie Tillman chipped in 10 for UNLV (2-3) to halt a three-game skid. The Rebels sprinted to a 37-28...

No. 15 Utah State routs UTSA 82-50

Nov. 19, 2019 12:28 AM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Opponents are quickly discovering that generating offense against Utah State is a difficult task. The No. 15 Aggies proved it again on their way to an 82-50 victory over UTSA on Monday night. It did not take long for the Roadrunners to get overwhelmed on one offensive possession after...

Surging No. 10 Ohio State routs Stetson 86-51

Nov. 18, 2019 11:57 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fresh from routing Villanova and vaulting into the top 10 for the first time in two seasons, Ohio State kept up the momentum in another tuneup game that the Buckeyes likely could have won with half the effort. The No. 10 Buckeyes steamrolled Stetson 86-51 on Monday night without drama...