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SMU's Klara Bradshaw (13) protects the ball as Connecticut forward Gabby Williams (15) attempts a steal, while UConn coach Geno Auriemma watches during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 24, 2018 - 7:59 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Katie Lou Samuelson scored 23 points and top-ranked UConn wrapped up its fifth consecutive American Athletic Conference regular-season championship, using a 43-0 first-half run to rout SMU 80-36 on Saturday. Nepheesa Collier added 16 points, Azura Stevens had 14 and Kia Nurse 13 for...
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Kansas players celebrate the victory after an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
February 24, 2018 - 7:58 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Devonte Graham barged through a door with a big smile, wearing a hat tilted slightly forward over his eyes that read "14 straight." Kansas finally has its NCAA record. Graham scored 26 points and the eighth-ranked Jayhawks wrapped up their 14th consecutive regular-season...
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Virginia's Jack Salt, left, blocks a shot by Pittsburgh's Monty Boykins (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
February 24, 2018 - 7:57 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Virginia's players waited until after their win over Pittsburgh to celebrate their outright regular-season Atlantic Coast Conference title. They probably could have started at halftime. The top-ranked Cavaliers allowed just seven points in the first half, took a 30-7 lead into the...
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February 24, 2018 - 7:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jordon Talley hit a jumper with seconds to go to lift UNC Wilmington to an 83-82 win over Drexel on Saturday in a regular season closer for both teams. The Seahawks (10-20, 7-11 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed 82-81 with eight seconds left when Talley hit the winning...
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February 24, 2018 - 7:56 pm
TROY, Ala. (AP) — B.J. Miller scored his only points in the final minutes of the game to help Troy secure a 73-67 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday afternoon. Louisiana-Monroe's Travis Munnings and Sam McDaniel nailed consecutive 3s to close to 66-63 with 1:46 left. Miller scored the first of...
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United States' Matt Hamilton prepares for their turn during the men's curling finals match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. United States won gold. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 24, 2018 - 7:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: CURLING GOLD: "Two days ago it was unlikely," NBC's Jason Knapp said as the American men's curling team clinched a gold medal . "Now it is undeniable." How unlikely? The team had lost four of its first six games in South...
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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani works against the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a spring training baseball game on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
February 24, 2018 - 7:52 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani didn't quite dazzle in his spring pitching debut with the Los Angeles Angels. Maybe things will change when he swings the bat for the first time in a Cactus League game. The star two-way player from Japan had mixed results in his first big league mound appearance...
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February 24, 2018 - 7:40 pm
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Donte Wright scored 29 points with seven 3-pointers, James Richardson scored 19, and South Carolina State hit 13 3s in beating sixth-place North Carolina Central 102-79 on Saturday to end a two-game skid. Janai Rayner-Powell added 13 points and Ian Kinard scored 12 points...
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February 24, 2018 - 7:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — RJ Cole and Charles Williams scored 25 apiece and Howard dominated Delaware State in a 93-74 victory Saturday, halting a two-game slide. Cole, a 6-foot-1 freshman guard, has scored in double figures in all 30 games this season. Williams, a 6-6 sophomore, has reached double-digit...
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February 24, 2018 - 7:37 pm
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Matthew Butler scored 25 points and Tennessee-Martin beat Southeast Missouri State 72-66 on Saturday afternoon in a regular season finale. Butler was 8 of 16 from the field including five from deep for the Skyhawks (10-21, 5-13 Ohio Valley Conference) who snapped a four-...
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