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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...

Keller, Garland each score 2, power Coyotes past Lightning

By JOSE M. ROMERO | February 22, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) —The Arizona Coyotes had good reason to be lacking energy Saturday night, playing their fourth game in six days and their league-high 65th game of the season against one of the NHL's hottest teams.They responded with their highest...

Grimaldi scores in shootout as Preds edge Blue Jackets 4-3

By TERESA M. WALKER | February 22, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are trying to stay close enough in the playoff chase to be where they need to be when the season ends.Rocco Grimaldi scored in the eighth round of the shootout, and the Predators beat the Columbus Blue...

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...

Heat rout Cavs 124-105 as Wade is honored at halftime

By STEVEN WINE | February 22, 2020

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat played so well early they didn't need a halftime meeting, which was exactly the plan.In a worthy warmup for Dwyane Wade's jersey retirement ceremony, the Heat broke a 23-year-old franchise record for points in the first half...

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...

Collins, Hawks get hot late, rally past Mavericks 111-107

By GEORGE HENRY | February 22, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins was in no mood to feel sorry for the Dallas Mavericks and their short-handed roster.“I feel like I definitely took advantage of the mismatches I had tonight," Collins said. “As you guys know, I can crash the basket pretty...

Moore scores 20 to lift DePaul past Georgetown 74-68

February 22, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — Charlie Moore had 20 points as DePaul broke its eight-game losing streak, topping Georgetown 74-68 on Saturday night.Moore hit 8 of 10 foul shots. He added seven assists.Romeo Weems had 19 points for DePaul (14-13, 2-12 Big East Conference)....

Domi’s two goals lift Canadiens to 3-0 win over Senators

February 22, 2020

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Max Domi had a pair of goals to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-0 on Saturday night.Carey Price stopped 30 shots for his fourth shutout of the season, while Paul Byron also scored.“I think we brought it...

Stanley shoots Duke past Hokies

February 22, 2020

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke’s energy was back. Not surprisingly, so was its dominance.Cassius Stanley scored 21 points and made a season-high five 3-pointers to help No. 6 Duke beat Virginia Tech 88-64 on Saturday night.Matthew Hurt added 16 points and...

John scores 28, leads Weber State over Southern Utah 82-71

February 22, 2020

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Cody John scored 28 points, Jerrick Harding added 22 and Weber State beat Southern Utah 82-71 on Saturday night.John shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers and went 12 for 12 from the foul line. He added eight rebounds. Harding also had six rebounds.Michal...