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Dent goes length of floor for winning layup in New Mexico's 68-66 win over No. 22 Colorado State

Feb. 22, 2024 01:33 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Donovan Dent drove the length of the court to lay in the winning shot with 2.8 seconds to play and give New Mexico a 68-66 win over No. 22 Colorado State on Wednesday night. Dent, who finished with 16 points, barreled straight up the floor with the Lobos...

Whaley's 15 points spark UNLV past Air Force, 72-43

Feb. 22, 2024 01:16 AM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Rob Whaley Jr. scored 15 points and UNLV cruised to a 72-43 win over the Air Force Academy on Wednesday night. The Runnin' Rebels built a 13-point lead at the break and held the Falcons to just 19 second-half points. Whaley hit 6 of 7...

Tyrell Ward's last-second shot lifts LSU over No. 17 Kentucky 75-74

Feb. 22, 2024 00:55 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — While LSU's Tyrell Ward was mobbed on the court by jubilant fans, including women's basketball star Angel Reese, Kentucky coach John Calipari and the Wildcats could only watch the celebration while awaiting a brief video review of the frantic, last-second sequence that did...

Ajayi scores 30 as Pepperdine downs Pacific 89-70

Feb. 22, 2024 00:55 AM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Michael Ajayi's 30 points led Pepperdine past Pacific 89-70 on Wednesday. Ajayi had 17 rebounds and three steals for the Waves (12-17, 5-9 West Coast Conference). Malik Moore scored 20 points, shooting 8 for 16, including 2 for 7 from beyond the arc. Jevon...

Tyler Kolek has school-record 18 assists to help No. 7 Marquette rout DePaul, 105-71

Feb. 21, 2024 23:58 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The only suspenseful part of Marquette’s blowout victory over slumping DePaul was whether Tyler Kolek would remain on the floor long enough to break the Golden Eagles’ 29-year-old game assists record. Kolek got it with plenty of time to spare. ...

Colby Rogers scores 19, sparks Wichita State past Tulsa 79-63

Feb. 21, 2024 23:57 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Colby Rogers had 19 points in Wichita State's 79-63 victory over Tulsa on Wednesday night. Rogers shot 4 for 11 (2 for 6 from 3-point range) and 9 of 9 from the free throw line for the Shockers (11-16, 3-11 American Athletic Conference). Kenny Pohto scored 16...

Smith scores 24, Mississippi State pulls away from rival Mississippi for 83-71 win

Feb. 21, 2024 23:53 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tolu Smith III scored 24 points and Mississippi State turned back rival Mississippi 83-71 on Wednesday night to split the season series and break their tie in the SEC. The Rebels overcame a 12-point deficit in the first half and cut an 11-point deficit to...

Muhammad leads No. 5 Texas past Texas Tech 77-72

Feb. 21, 2024 23:36 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Amina Muhammad had 16 points and a career-best 15 rebounds to help No. 5 Texas beat Texas Tech 77-72 on Wednesday night for its seventh straight win. The 6-foot-4 Muhammad, who was making her first start since January, grabbed 10 offensive rebounds. ...

Mason's 19 lead Rice past UAB 94-71

Feb. 21, 2024 23:32 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mekhi Mason had 19 points in Rice's 94-71 victory against UAB on Wednesday night. Mason also added six rebounds and six assists for the Owls (10-16, 4-9 American Athletic Conference). Andrew Akuchie added 18 points while shooting 7 of 8 from the field and 4...

Nebraska strengthens its post-season position sinking struggling Indiana 85-70

Feb. 21, 2024 23:27 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Keisei Tominaga scored 20 points and reserve Jamarques Lawrence scored 19 making all five of his 3-point attempts and Nebraska beat Indiana 85-70 on Wednesday night. Lawrence finished 6-for-8 shooting overall. He entered the game shooting just 27% from...