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Onken, Siegrist help Villanova women upset No. 12 DePaul

February 23, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cameron Onken had the second triple-double in Villanova history, freshman star Madison Siegrist had a big double-double and the Wildcats pulled away in the second half to upset No. 12 DePaul 76-58 on Sunday.It made for a memorable...

Lehigh big men each score 17, help take down Bucknell 69-60

February 23, 2020

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Lehigh big men Nic Lynch and James Karnik each scored 17 points and the Mountain Hawks led from the opening tip to defeat Bucknell 69-60 on Sunday.Jordan Cohen added 13 points and Marques Wilson had nine points and 10 rebounds...

Boston University wins matchup of Patriot’s 2nd-place teams

February 23, 2020

BOSTON (AP) — Max Mahoney had 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead Boston University to a 64-60 win over American on Sunday.With the win, Boston University (17-12, 11-5) snapped a second-place tie with American (14-13, 10-6) in the Patriot League behind...

Gardner scores 29, East Carolina topples Temple 67-63

February 23, 2020

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jayden Gardner tied his season high with 29 points plus 13 rebounds as East Carolina held Temple scoreless for the last 2:41 to edge the Owls 67-63 on Sunday.Tremont Robinson-White scored the go-ahead bucket with 1:48 remaining...

No. 23 BYU upsets No. 2 Gonzaga 91-78

By JOHN COON | February 23, 2020

PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU took the fight to Gonzaga and sent a message to everyone else about how dangerous it could be when March rolls around.The No. 23 Cougars imposed their will on offense and defense for the better part of 40 minutes for a 91-78 victory...

No. 14 Oregon rallies to beat No. 24 Arizona 73-72 in OT

By DAVID BRANDT | February 23, 2020

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Oregon's Payton Pritchard had one of the best games of his college career, hitting a handful of jaw-dropping 3-pointers that silenced Arizona's crowd. But after more than 40 minutes on the court, the shots finally stopped falling.The...

Johnson helps Nevada pull away late to beat Fresno St. 78-76

February 23, 2020

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jazz Johnson scored nine of his 15 points during Nevada's 16-5 closing run and the Wolf Pack beat Fresno State 78-76 on Saturday night.Jalen Harris scored 20 points to lead Nevada (18-10, 11-5 Mountain West Conference), which has won...

Leonard, Edgar Jr. carry UC Irvine over CS Northridge 87-64

February 23, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Evan Leonard had 18 points to lead five UC Irvine players in double figures as the Anteaters romped past Cal State Northridge 87-64 on Saturday night.John Edgar Jr. added 14 points for the Anteaters. Collin Welp chipped in 13, Brad...

Martin, Verge score 17, Arizona State wins its 7th straight

By JACK MAGRUDER | February 23, 2020

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State completed a worst-to-first journey in 37 days, and it does not plan to stop now.“I think we are getting better as a team and we have not peaked yet,” Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley said after the Sun Devils survived...

Manuel scores 19 as Montana defeats Montana State 59-54

February 23, 2020

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Kendal Manuel had 19 points as Montana held off Montana State 59-54 on Saturday night.The Grizzlies led 51-37 with 4:43 remaining in the second half before the Bobcats made four of their last six shots and added eight free throws...

Radebaugh scores 22, Northern Colorado tops Idaho State

February 22, 2020

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Jonah Radebaugh scored 22 points as Northern Colorado defeated Idaho State 85-72 on Saturday night.Kai Edwards had 18 points for Northern Colorado (19-8, 12-4 Big Sky Conference), which has won four in a row. Kur Jockuch added...

Balanced, explosive Alabama defeats Mississippi 103-78

By R.J. MORGAN | February 22, 2020

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — After a late 12-0 run by Texas A&M cost Alabama a crucial home win earlier this week, the Crimson Tide surely wasn't going to let its foot off the gas on the road.John Petty Jr. scored 21 points, Jaden Shackelford had 18, and...