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Bueckers’ 30 points lead No. 3 UConn to 87-58 win over Marquette

MILWAUKEE — Freshman Paige Bueckers scored 30 points to lead No. 3 UConn to an 87-58 win on Friday night over Marquette in a battle for first place in the Big East. Bueckers, who was coming off a season-high 32 points in a win Wednesday over St. John’s, has scored at least 20 points in […]

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No. 6 Stanford finally home, avenges earlier loss to Buffs

STANFORD, Calif. — Finally playing back on campus after more than two months as nomads, Stanford hardly delivered its best game. The Cardinal still won on their home court in Maples Pavilion, and that meant a lot. Fifth-year senior Anna Wilson had 11 points and four steals with her Seattle Seahawks quarterback big brother Russell […]

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McBride, Sherman help No. 17 West Virginia top No. 23 Kansas

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — For once, No. 17 West Virginia found a way to finish strong. Miles McBride scored a career-high 29 points, Taz Sherman had a career-best 25 and West Virginia kept pushing all game long, beating No. 23 Kansas 91-79 on Saturday. The Mountaineers (13-5, 6-3 Big 12) never trailed and got off to […]

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Nikola Vucevic put up career-best 43 points, Magic beat Bulls

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Magic aren’t just rooting for center Nikola Vucevic to make the NBA All-Star Game for the second time in his 10-year NBA career. They’re doing their part by voting for the versatile 7-footer every chance they get. Vucevic showed his all-star mettle on Friday, scoring a career-best 43 points as […]

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D’Angelo Russell drain pull-up three game-winner for Timberwolves

OKLAHOMA CITY — D’Angelo Russell made a 3-pointer with 3.7 seconds remaining to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-103 on Friday night. Russell dribbled near midcourt to let the clock run, took a couple of steps toward the basket and pulled up a few feet behind the 3-point arc for the […]

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LaMelo Ball scores 34, it’s not enough as Jazz hit 26 threes, win again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Hornets tried switching on defense to slow down the NBA’s top team. It didn’t work. Bojan Bogdanovic had 31 points on seven 3-pointers and the Jazz set a franchise record with 26 3’s as they beat the Charlotte Hornets 138-121 on Friday night for their 14th victory in 15 games. […]

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NBA tells teams, players no Super Bowl parties this year

Just as it has done with everything from concert festivals to family Christmas gatherings, the coronavirus has blown up everything this year. Now it’s intercepting Super Bowl parties for NBA players and staff, too. The NBA reminded teams and players they are not to host or attend Super Bowl parties, watching only with household members […]