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Parity party has college basketball’s best on constant edge

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Basketball Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The season was barely a week old when Michigan State lost to Kentucky in the Champions Classic, a defeat of the nation's No. 1 team that could be written off easily as a high-profile battle of heavyweights on a neutral court early in ...

Love, Hall lift Wright State over Detroit Mercy 70-69

DETROIT (AP) — Loudon Love scored 23 points and grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds and Jaylon Hall hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16 seconds remaining in the game to lift Wright State to a 70-69 victory over Detroit Mercy on Sunday. Love, a junior, hit 9 of 24 shots from the floor and had 12 ...

Schroder, Gilgeous-Alexander lead Thunder past Cavs 121-106

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love has been the subject of trade speculation all season, and the Cleveland Cavaliers star showed his frustration several times during Saturday night's 121-106 loss to Oklahoma City. Dennis Schroder scored 22 points and Shai ...

Toppin scores 20, No. 20 Dayton eases past La Salle 84-58

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For most of the 2010s, Dayton had trouble winning in the city of Philadelphia. In their first game of the '20s, the 20th-ranked Flyers had no problem breaking that trend and showing what could be in store for the rest of the Atlantic 10. Obi Toppin scored 20 points as ...

Graham breaks late tie, Hornets beat Cavaliers 109-106

STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Devonte Graham hit the biggest shot of the game. And then his coach came up with a clutch timeout. Graham hit a 3-pointer with 26 seconds left to break a tie and cap Charlotte's late rally in the Hornets' 109-106 victory over the Cleveland ...

Ridder, No. 23 Cincinnati romp over Boston College, 38-6

By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Desmond Ridder and No. 23 Cincinnati wrote a much happier ending to their season. Ridder ran for 105 yards and three touchdowns and threw a scoring pass to lead No. 23 Cincinnati to a 38-6 victory over Boston College on Thursday in the ...

Ohio faces off with Nevada in Idaho Potato Bowl

By The Associated Press undefined BOISE, Idaho (AP) — IDAHO POTATO BOWL: Ohio (6-6 Mid-American Conference) vs. Nevada (7-5, Mountain West Conference), in Boise, Idaho, Friday, 3:30 p.m. EST. Line: Ohio by 8. Series record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE Ohio and Nevada will meet for ...

Browns vow to get coach hire ‘right,’ meet with McCarthy

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns owner Jimmy Haslam excused himself from a daylong interview with former Packers coach Mike McCarthy to once again explain why his franchise is in disarray. It's a nearly annual event in Cleveland — fire a coach, find a new one, ...

Lowry scores 24 points, Raptors beat Cavaliers 117-97

By IAN HARRISON Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry kept injury-ravaged Toronto rolling along by finishing off 2019 with another 20-point performance. Lowry scored 24 points, Terence Davis matched his career high with 19 and the Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-97 on Tuesday ...

Werenski’s hat trick lifts Blue Jackets over Panthers 4-1

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Zach Werenski's first career hat trick helped spoil the first Columbus homecoming for Florida goalie Sergei Bobrovski, and the Blue Jackets won again, despite adding another name to their growing list of injured players. Werenski scored ...