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No. 5 Ohio State wins 10th straight game, 71-47 over Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cotie McMahon had 13 points and nine rebounds, Jacy Sheldon shrugged off a tough shooting night with 12 points and six assists, and fifth-ranked Ohio State beat Minnesota 71-47 on Thursday for its 10th consecutive victory. Celeste Taylor added 14 points and two blocks and ...

VCU cranks up the defense and hands No. 18 Dayton a 49-47 loss

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jason Nelson scored 11 points and VCU never trailed after the opening minutes in a 49-47 victory against No. 18 Dayton on Friday night. The Rams (16-8, 8-3 Atlantic 10) won for the eighth time in their last nine games, despite not scoring for the final six minutes. They ...

Jarry gets NHL-best 6th shutout as Penguins blank slumping Jets 3-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tristan Jarry stopped 24 shots in his NHL-leading sixth shutout this season and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the slumping Winnipeg Jets 3-0 on Tuesday night. Bryan Rust, Jeff Carter and Kris Letang scored. Jarry improved to 5-0 against Winnipeg, with two of his 19 career ...

Javian McCollum leads newly unranked Oklahoma past No. 21 BYU 82-66

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Javian McCollum scored 20 points, including 15 in the second half, and Oklahoma beat No. 21 BYU 82-66 on Tuesday night. Milos Uzan had 16 points and Rivaldo Soares added 12 for Oklahoma (17-6, 5-5 Big 12), which dropped out of the AP Top 25 for the first time in 10 weeks ...

Lauri Markkanen scores 33, leads Jazz to 124-117 win over Thunder

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen had 33 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 124-117 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. John Collins chipped in 22 points and nine rebounds for the Jazz while Keyonte George added 16 points and five assists. Utah ...

Markkanen scores 21, Jazz rally in fourth quarter to beat Bucks 123-108

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen scored 21 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 123-108 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night. Collin Sexton scored 19 points to help the Jazz snap a three-game losing streak. John Collins added 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Keyonte George had 19 ...

Hinson, Carrington lead Pittsburgh’s 70-60 victory over Notre Dame

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Hinson scored 17 points, Carlton Carrington added 16 and Pittsburgh defeated Notre Dame 70-60 on Saturday for the Panthers' 300th win at their Petersen Events Center. Hinson and Carrington combined to make seven of Pitt's 10 3-pointers. Ishmael Leggett added 12 points ...