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Krebs lifts Saint Mary’s (Cal) over Loyola Marymount 73-62

January 25, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tanner Krebs had 19 points and six rebounds and Dan Fotu posted 13 points as Saint Mary's topped Loyola Marymount 73-62 on Saturday night.Jordan Ford had 12 points for Saint Mary's (18-4, 5-2 West Coast Conference). Malik Fitts added...

Texas Southern rolls past Mississippi Valley State, 80-67

January 25, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Hopkins and Eden Ewing combined to score 35 points and grab 33 rebounds as Texas Southern earned its fifth Southwestern Athletic Conference win in six starts, downing Mississippi Valley State 80-67 Saturday in a game that was moved...

Brown carries Eastern Kentucky past Tennessee Tech 80-74

January 25, 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jomaru Brown had 31 points as Eastern Kentucky beat Tennessee Tech 80-74 on Saturday night.Brown hit 6 of 9 3-pointers.Michael Moreno had 11 points for Eastern Kentucky (9-12, 6-2 Ohio Valley Conference). Ty Taylor added 10...

Weber State beats Big Sky-leader Montana 87-85 in OT

January 25, 2020

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding scored nine of his 32 points in overtime and Weber State rallied late to beat Big Sky Conference-leader Montana 87-85 on Saturday night.Harding scored the Wildcats' first seven points of OT with a 3-pointer, layup...

South Carolina wins 90-64, Vandy loss ties SEC record

By PETE IACOBELLI | January 25, 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse is instilling many qualities into his first-year program, including accountability during an awful stretch of Southeastern Conference play.The Commodores lost their SEC-record tying 24th straight...

Adamu sparks Montana State to a 75-64 win at Idaho State

January 25, 2020

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Amin Adamu scored 19 points and Montana State earned its second straight road by beating Idaho State 75-64 on Saturday night.Adamu scored the winning basket Thursday in the Bobcats' 62-61 win over Weber State, overcoming a 13-point...

Toppin, Crutcher lead No. 7 Flyers past Richmond, 87-79

By HANK KURZ Jr. | January 25, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Back-to-back 3-pointers by Jacob Gilyard gave Richmond a four-point lead over No. 7 Dayton in the first half, bringing the crowd at the Robins Center to its feet.It was just the kind of situation the Flyers have come to relish.Over...

Bey scores 16, No. 23 Colorado beats Washington 76-62

By DENNIS GEORGATOS | January 25, 2020

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tyler Bey returned to the lineup and scored 16 points, McKinley Wright IV had 15 and No. 23 Colorado beat Washington 76-62 Saturday night, snapping a five-game losing streak to the Huskies.Lucas Siewert added 12 points for Colorado...

No. 1 Baylor stifles Florida 72-61 for 16th straight victory

By MARK LONG | January 25, 2020

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 1 Baylor was surprised to learn it was a slight underdog on the road against Florida.The Bears raised their eyebrows, shook their heads, shrugged their shoulders and decided to treat it as bulletin-board material.MaCio Teague...

Boise State romps in second half, rout Fresno State 87-63

January 25, 2020

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Abu Kijab scored 23 points and Boise State cruised to its fifth win in its last five games at Fresno State, earning an 87-53 win on Saturday night.The Broncos built a 35-26 advantage at intermission and outscored the Bulldogs 52-27...

Brown scores 22 points, Murray State wins ninth straight

January 25, 2020

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Tevin Brown had 22 points as Murray State won its ninth consecutive game, topping Tennessee State 76-64 on Saturday night.Devin Gilmore had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Murray State (15-5, 8-0 Ohio Valley Conference). DaQuan Smith...

Washington lifts Utah Valley over Grand Canyon 73-69

January 25, 2020

PHOENIX (AP) — TJ Washington had 24 points as Utah Valley edged past Grand Canyon 73-69 on Saturday night.Isaiah White had 10 points and six rebounds for Utah Valley (9-13, 3-4 Western Athletic Conference). Casdon Jardine added 10 points and 13 rebounds....