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No. 21 Dayton soars to 12th straight win with 96-62 rout of Rhode Island

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Javon Bennett had 22 points and No. 21 Dayton won its 12th straight game, blowing past Rhode Island 96-62 on Saturday. Koby Brea was 5 for 7 from behind the arc and had 15 points for the Flyers (15-2, 5-0 Atlantic 10), who haven't lost in two months. Bennett was 4 of 5 ...

McCollum scores 16, No. 15 Oklahoma holds off Cincinnati 69-65

CINCINNATI (AP) — Javian McCollum scored 16 points and Otega Oweh added 14 to help No. 15 Oklahoma beat Cincinnati 69-65 on Saturday. John Hugely IV had 11 points for the Sooners (15-3, 3-2 Big 12) who earned their first conference road win. "It was a gritty game," Sooners coach Porter ...

Moore scores 16 as No. 15 Oklahoma pulls away to defeat West Virginia 77-63

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma got back to handling business on Wednesday night. Jalon Moore scored 16 points and Javian McCollum and Rivaldo Soares each added 13 to help the 15th-ranked Sooners defeat West Virginia 77-63. Otega Oweh added 12 points, 10 rebounds and five steals for Oklahoma ...

Syracuse beats Pittsburgh 69-58 for its second series victory in 17 days

PITTSBURGH (AP) — JJ Starling scored 17 points, Judah Mintz had 14 points, nine rebounds and five assists and Syracuse beat Pittsburgh 69-58 on Tuesday night for its second series victory in 17 days. It was Syracuse's first win in Pittsburgh since a 72-49 victory on Feb. 26, 2020 — ...

Spencer Johnson scores 28, leads BYU to first win over Iowa State

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Spencer Johnson scored a career-high 28 points to lead No. 20 BYU to an 87-72 victory over No. 24 Iowa State on Tuesday night. Johnson shot 62% from the field and also had nine rebounds and five assists. His third 20-point game of the season gave the Cougars a much-needed ...

Samuel Ersson makes 35 saves, Flyers beat NHL-leading Jets 2-0

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Samuel Ersson made 35 saves, Cam Atkinson scored twice to snap a 26-game goal drought and the Philadelphia Flyers beat NHL-leading Winnipeg 2-0 on Saturday night to end the Jets' franchise-record winning and points streaks. Winnipeg had won eight straight and taken ...