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November 22, 2017 - 11:45 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — From the day he was hired, new North Carolina State coach Kevin Keatts promised his team would play an aggressive style that didn't back down from competing with anyone. The Wolfpack needed all of five games to prove him right in a huge upset. Freshman Braxton...
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November 22, 2017 - 11:39 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Playing point guard for the first time in a while because he had to, Georgia Tech's Brandon Alston looked comfortable Wednesday night while scoring a career-high 20 points to lead the short-handed Yellow Jackets to a 78-68 win over Texas-Rio Grande Valley with three players sidelined...
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November 22, 2017 - 11:31 pm
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Derric Jean sank a 3-pointer with one second remaining for the win and Louisiana Tech remained undefeated, slipping by Evansville 63-61 in the Cancun Challenge on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs (5-0) trailed 61-60 with six seconds left when Jalen Harris missed from distance and...
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November 22, 2017 - 11:26 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Kyron Cartwright scored 17 points and buried the game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer and Providence beat Belmont 66-65 on Wednesday night. Tied at 63 with less than 10 seconds left, Belmont's Dylan Windler threw down a lob to give the Bruins the lead. The Friars opted not...
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LSU forward Wayde Sims (44) and Marquette guard Greg Elliott (5) fight for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 22, 2017 - 11:24 pm
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — A lopsided loss to Wichita State in the Maui Invitational semifinals hurt Marquette. The Golden Eagles thought they could be competitive with one of the nation's top teams and didn't measure up. The key was to regroup, find a way to win the third-place game and go home with...
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November 22, 2017 - 11:22 pm
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Freshman Abayomi Iyiola led five Stetson players in double figures with a career-high 16 points and the Hatters beat South Alabama 81-77 in overtime on Wednesday night. B.J. Glasford hit three 3-pointers and finished with 15 points, Divine Myles scored 14, Luke Doyle had 11...
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November 22, 2017 - 11:20 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tyson Carter poured in a career-high 25 points on Wednesday to lead Mississippi State to an 80-75 win over previously unbeaten Stephen F. Austin at Humphrey Coliseum. The Bulldogs made all eight of their free throws in the final minute to secure the win. Mississippi State...
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New York Knicks forward Tim Hardaway Jr. (3) drives past Toronto Raptors forward Norman Powell (24) during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in New York. The Knicks won 108-100. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
November 22, 2017 - 11:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An eight-minute stretch of the third quarter was all the Knicks needed to turn a double-digit deficit into an insurmountable lead. Tim Hardaway Jr. scored a career-high 38 points, including 12 during a 28-0 run in the third that sent New York to a 108-100 victory over the Toronto...
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Miami Heat's Dion Waiters fights for the ball with Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
November 22, 2017 - 11:11 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Dion Waiters watched his 3-point try bounce off the rim, ricochet off the top of the backboard, then hit the rim again and somehow drop through the net. It was a huge shot in the final moments, and a lucky one. That's what it took to end Boston's 16-game winning streak. Goran Dragic...
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November 22, 2017 - 11:07 pm
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Gary Clark scored 17 points, Kyle Washington had his first double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 12 Cincinnati won the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic 78-53 over Wyoming on Wednesday night. Clark was named the MVP of the three-game...
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