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When you make two game-winners in one week, one of which was to beat the No. 9 team in the country on their own floor, you get recognized.
Also, Michael Beasley got a standing ovation from the Madison Square Garden faithful.
Jonas Nader breaks down the biggest storylines from Sunday including Dennis Schroder getting benched in the fourth quarter.
Holly Warlick and the Tennessee Lady Vols have been searching for a signature non-conference win against a top five teams for the past few years. The 11th-ranked Lady Vols (10-0) remained unbeaten after a 82-75 victory over No. 2 Texas. The win came in front of a crowd that included members of the
The surging Toronto Raptors can extend their season-best winning streak to seven games when they face the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on Monday. The Clippers, meanwhile, will look to win back-to-back games for the first time in two weeks and prove to themselves they can have some success
After getting outgunned at home by the top team in the Western Conference, the Portland Trail Blazers tip off a five-game trip against the West's second-best when they visit the Golden State Warriors on Monday night. In the Warriors, the Trail Blazers will encounter a team just home after a historic
While there are many hurdles left for the Houston Rockets to clear en route to cementing their status as legitimate title contenders, the challenge they faced and conquered Saturday night in Portland could prove landmark as opponents continue canvasing methods to keep the Rockets' high-powered offense
Back-to-back victories may not seem like the biggest of accomplishments, but in a season in which the Chicago Bulls are experiencing plenty of growing pains and toll-taking injuries, even small successes carry some weight. After a weekend in which Chicago managed to snap a 10-game losing streak and
The No. 14 Minnesota Golden Gophers host Drake on Monday to begin a stretch of six straight home games, the first four coming against non-conference opponents. It might have been looked at as a stretch to pad Minnesota's record before the beef of the Big Ten schedule begins. Perception now is much
The Indiana Pacers overcame the Denver Nuggets as Victor Oladipo continued to star in the NBA.
Joel Embiid, who missed Sunday's game in New Orleans, said he's been dealing with back tightness since Thursday. By Jessica Camerato
This was a lot harder than you think.
Kristaps Porzingis scored 30 points, Doug McDermott added 23 off the bench and the New York Knicks withstood a late push from the Atlanta Hawks for a 111-107 victory Sunday night. One night after losing to the NBA-worst Chicago Bulls on the road, New York managed to hold off a fourth-quarter rally by
Jrue Holiday drops 34 points while Rajon Rondo dishes 18 assists in the Pelicans 131-124 win over the 76ers. Ben Simmons had a double-double of 27 points and 10 assists for Philadelphia in the loss.
Karl-Anthony Towns emerges for the Timberwolves with 28 points and 12 rebounds in their 97-92 win over the Mavericks. Harrison Barnes scored 19 points for Dallas in the loss.
Dec 11 (Gracenote) - Standings from the NBA on Sunday EASTERN CONFERENCEATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Boston 23 5 .821 - 2. Toronto 17 7 .708 4 3. NY Knicks 13 13 .500 9 4. Philadelphia 13 13 .500 9 5. Brooklyn 10 15 .400 11 1/2 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Cleveland 19 8 .704 - 2. Milwaukee 15 10
Johnathan Williams had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Zach Norvell Jr. added 21 points and No. 12 Gonzaga ran away in the second half for a 97-70 win over Washington on Sunday. The Bulldogs (8-2) rebounded nicely from a loss to Villanova and never allowed the Huskies to entertain the idea of a second Top
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Carsen Edwards helped Matt Painter reach a coaching milestone.
The Sixers on Sunday had a strong effort without Joel Embiid and Robert Covington but fell, 131-124, to the Pelicans. By Jessica Camerato
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) -- Drew McDonald and Carson Williams combined to score 44 points and Northern Kentucky topped Eastern Kentucky 91-63 on Sunday night.
Iowa State survived anyway, pushing its winning streak to seven games ahead of a key matchup against Northern Iowa. Donovan Jackson scored 25 points, including a career-high seven 3s, Cameron Lard had 15 points with 11 rebounds and Iowa State held off lowly Alcorn State 78-58. The Cyclones, fresh off
The Boston Celtics prevented Andre Drummond from scoring in the paint and quieted Reggie Jackson on the perimeter. When Detroit beat the Celtics last month, Drummond scored 26 points and Jackson had 20. In the rematch, Drummond didn't make a shot until late in the game and finished with just six
Kristine Anigwe scored 28 points and hauled in 18 rebounds to lead No. 25 California to a 92-85 win over Pacific on Sunday. Penina Davidson had her third double-double of the season, a career-high 22 points to go with 10 rebounds, Mikayla Cowling added 15 points and Kianna Smith had 12 for Cal (7-2)
Dec 11 (Gracenote) - Results from the NBA games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) INDIANA 126 Denver 116 (OT) Boston 91 DETROIT 81 Toronto 102 SACRAMENTO 87
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Duop Reath scored a career-high 30 points and Tremont Waters added 20 as LSU beat UNC Wilmington 97-84 on Sunday.
Al Horford scores 18 points and grabs 9 rebounds as the Celtics get the win over the Pistons, 91-81.
Freshman Luka Garza had 23 points and 13 rebounds to help Iowa snap a four-game skid with a 91-60 win over Southern on Sunday. Connor McCaffery made the first appearance of his career Sunday afternoon for the Hawkeyes (5-6) after missing the first 10 games with a sprained ankle followed by illness.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Bennett Koch totaled 12 points and seven rebounds and Isaiah Brown and reserve Wyatt Lohaus scored 11 apiece to power Northern Iowa to an 80-47 victory over Division III member Dubuque on Sunday.
On a day that it honored three of its national championship teams, Tennessee made a statement that it's ready to start competing for titles again. Jaime Nared and Mercedes Russell both produced double-doubles Sunday as No. 11 Tennessee outlasted No. 2 Texas 82-75 in a physical matchup of unbeaten
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -- Marie Gulich and Taylor Kalmer combined for 41 points on 17-of-23 shooting and 19th-ranked Oregon State blasted San Jose State 110-62 on Sunday, breaking 100 points for the first time since 2015.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Blake Francis scored 19 points, got seven steals and dished out five assists Sunday to help propel Wagner to its sixth-straight win with a 75-41 victory over Division II program Mercy College.
Accomplishments have been aplenty for Mississippi State point guard Morgan William. William was back on the court Sunday to help the Bulldogs rout Little Rock 86-48. ''Coach Schaefer has talked about me being more offensive.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Emmanuel Nzekwesi scored 17 points, Javan White added 14, and Oral Roberts rallied to beat Missouri State 73-66 on Sunday to end the Bears' seven-game win streak and tie the series 8-8.
NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) -- Jamaal King scored 26 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime, Keith Braxton added 24 points to go with 12 rebounds and St. Francis (Pa.) edged past Niagara for a 93-87 win Sunday.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Jalen Henry poured in a season-high 26 points, including two free throws with three seconds left in the game, and SIU Edwardsville rallied to beat South Alabama 76-75.
After three Power 5 games, there wasn't much for No. 10 West Virginia to learn on Sunday. Coach Mike Carey was less than pleased with the some of his players' habits as the Mountaineers cruised to victory over Coppin State, 101-43. Nothing against them (Coppin State), but we don't get much
Sophie Cunningham had a career-high seven 3-pointers and a season-high 35 points and No. 17 Missouri rolled to a 78-48 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Sunday for the Tigers' ninth-straight win. Cunningham was 11-of-16 shooting with all five of her misses coming behind the arc to reach
Chris Clarke scored a season-best 18 points to carry Virginia Tech to a 93-40 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore on Sunday. Clarke hit 7 of 9 from the floor, including all three of his 3-point attempts for the hot-shooting Hokies (9-1), who won their seventh straight game. The nation's highest
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Alex Louin scored with 43 seconds left and she and Adrianna Hahn made 3 of 5 free throws as No. 22 Villanova held off Big 5 rival Temple 69-65 on Sunday for the Wildcats' best start in 37 years.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Imani Wright scored 22 points, Shakayla Thomas and AJ Alix had double-doubles and No. 13 Florida State used a big first quarter to turn back Arizona State 77-66 on Sunday.
Hailey Brown and Hallie Thome each scored 11 points and No. 24 Michigan overcame a slow start to get past Kent State for a 54-41 win Sunday. Michigan (8-2) got the first bucket of the game, a quick layup from Brown, but then went scoreless until the end of the first quarter when Kayla Robbins sank a
Kurk Lee had 15 points for Drexel on Saturday afternoon, but the Dragons' three-game winning streak ended with a 74-60 loss to Robert Morris.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) -- Mike Laster scored 23 points and all five of his free throws, Kevin Mickle added 17 points, and Ohio held off a late Western Kentucky run to win 89-84 on Sunday, ending the Hilltoppers' three-game win streak.
Duke's run at No. 1 ended with a court-storming loss at Boston College and No. 2 Kansas wilted in a rare home loss. Undaunted and undefeated, Villanova is charging toward the top spot. ''We played the next No. 1 team in the country,'' La Salle coach John Giannini said Sunday.
Donte DiVincenzo helped No. 4 Villanova avoid a Big 5 scare Saturday afternoon and remain undefeated with a 77-68 win over La Salle.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Tra Holder scored 29 points on 8-for-16 shooting, and No. 16 Arizona State pulled off a 95-85 upset of No. 2 Kansas on Sunday.
Jessica Lindstrom scored 14 points with 12 rebounds and five assists to propel No. 23 Green Bay to a 76-39 victory over Loyola-Chicago on Sunday. Frankie Wurtz came off the bench to score 16 with five rebounds and Karly Murphy added 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor for the Phoenix (8-1),
Lexie Brown scored 32 points, Haley Gorecki added a career-high 20 and No. 14 Duke cruised to a 101-30 win over Winthrop on Sunday. Gorecki went 7 of 11, including 5 of 7 behind the arc for the Blue Devils (8-2), who shot 61 percent for the game (42 of 69). Rebecca Greenwell, who is two 3-pointers
Shawn Anderson scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his first double-double and Navy rallied in the second half on Sunday to edge Columbia 73-68 for its fifth-straight win. Hasan Abdullah added 16 points and Evan Wieck 14 as the Midshipmen (9-3) erased an 18-point first-half deficit. Columbia
Erykah Davenport and Shaneese Bailey made key plays back-to-back late in the game and four players scored in double figures as a balanced Miami upset the No. 20 Kentucky women 65-54 on Sunday, handing the Wildcats a second loss in as many games. With the Hurricanes (6-3) holding a 56-52 lead with 97