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No. 10 Iowa State’s defense smothers Cincinnati in 68-59 win

CINCINNATI (AP) — No. 10 Iowa State forced 25 turnovers and had 12 steals in a smothering 68-59 win over Cincinnati on Tuesday night. Curtis Jones and Tamin Lipsey each had 15 points to lead the Cyclones (19-5, 8-3 Big 12), who turned the Bearcats' turnovers into 26 points. Jizzle James had ...

Mitchell, Filipowski lead No. 9 Duke past Wake Forest 77-69

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Mark Mitchell stayed on the attack at both ends, while Kyle Filipowski looked spry in scoring in the paint and attacking the glass. "It's hard to take Mark Mitchell or Kyle Filipowski off the court when they're playing that way," ...

Trio guides TCU to 81-65 victory over West Virginia

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jameer Nelson Jr., Emanuel Miller and Trevian Tennyson all finished with 14 points and TCU breezed to an 81-65 victory over West Virginia on Monday night. Jamie Dixon notched his 156th victory as coach of the Horned Frogs (17-7, 6-5 Big 12 Conference), moving into a ...

Shesterkin gets first shutout of season as Rangers beat Flames 2-0

By ALLAN KREDA Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers needed a top-flight performance from their starting goalie and Igor Shesterkin gave them one from start to finish against the Calgary Flames. Shesterkin stopped 30 shots for his first shutout of the season and the ...

Taylor helps No. 5 Ohio State rout Michigan State 86-71

By TIM ROBINSON Associated Press EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Celeste Taylor scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures as No. 5 Ohio State rolled to an 86-71 win over Michigan State on Sunday. Rebeka Mikulasikova added 19, Jacy Sheldon 18 and Taylor Thierry 12 for the Buckeyes ...

McCaffrey, Sandfort help Iowa erase 20-point deficit, beat Minnesota 90-85

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Patrick McCaffrey and Payton Sandfort each scored 21 points and combined for 26 in the second half to help Iowa rally from a 20-point deficit and beat Minnesota 90-85 Sunday. Tony Perkins added 12 of his 18 in the second half and Owen Freeman had 17 points, 14 rebounds ...

Canada routs US 6-1, sweeps final 4 games to claim 2nd straight Rivalry Series

By PATRICK DONNELLY Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Natalie Spooner and Emma Maltais each scored twice, Ann-Renée Desbiens made 24 saves and Canada routed the United States 6-1 on Sunday in the decisive seventh game of the Rivalry Series. Marie-Philip Poulin and Ashton Bell also ...

Tatum has 26 points and Celtics withstand late rally to beat Heat 110-106

MIAMI (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 26 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists and the Boston Celtics withstood a late rally to beat the Miami Heat 110-106 on Sunday. Kristaps Porzingis had 25 points, Jaylen Brown had 20 points and Jrue Holiday scored 15 for Boston, which hit 16 of 39 3-point ...

No. 8 Arizona outlasts Utah 105-99 in triple overtime

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Pelle Larsson had 27 points and eight assists to lead No. 8 Arizona to a 105-99 victory over Utah in triple overtime Thursday night. Caleb Love added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help the Wildcats (18-5, 9-3 Pac-12) earn their third road win in conference play. Keshad ...

Travis Konecny’s ‘Gordie Howe hat trick’ lifts Flyers over Jets 4-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny had a goal, an assist and a fight in the first period — known as a "Gordie Howe hat trick" — to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 victory over the slumping Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. Asked whether he liked the goal, assist or fight the most, ...