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Dec 11

Wagner cruises past Mercy for 75-41 win (Yahoo Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) — Blake Francis scored 19 points, got seven steals and dished out five assists Sunday to help propel Wagner to its sixth-straight win with a 75-41 victory over Division II program Mercy College.

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Dec 10

Fairfield tops LIU Brooklyn 76-72 to end three-game slide (Yahoo Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerome Segura scored 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting and handed out six assists to help Fairfield turn back LIU Brooklyn 76-72 on Sunday to snap a three-game skid.

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Dec 10

Clarke, Hokies bury Maryland Eastern Shore 93-40 (Yahoo Sports)

Those who attend Virginia Tech begin taking their semester-ending final exams on Friday. Behind Chris Clarke’s season-best 18 points, the Hokies cruised to a 93-40 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Sunday, setting up a showdown with No. 8 Kentuck…

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Dec 10

Oral Roberts ends Missouri St 7-game streak with 73-66 win (Yahoo Sports)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Emmanuel Nzekwesi scored 17 points, Javan White added 14, and Oral Roberts rallied to beat Missouri State 73-66 on Sunday to end the Bears’ seven-game win streak and tie the series 8-8.

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Dec 10

St. Francis (PA) edges Niagara in overtime 93-87 (Yahoo Sports)

NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) — Jamaal King scored 26 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime, Keith Braxton added 24 points to go with 12 rebounds and St. Francis (Pa.) edged past Niagara for a 93-87 win Sunday.

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Dec 10

Fatodd triple-double, UT Martin lights up scoreboard 127-92 (Yahoo Sports)

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Fatodd Lewis poured in a career-high 34 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and had 12 assists for his first triple-double and UT Martin defeated Cincinnati Clermont 127-92 on Sunday in a game where 3-pointers were flying.

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Dec 10

Henry lifts SIU-Edwardsville over South Alabama 76-75 (Yahoo Sports)

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Jalen Henry poured in a season-high 26 points, including two free throws with three seconds left in the game, and SIU Edwardsville rallied to beat South Alabama 76-75.

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Dec 10

South Dakota holds off Eastern Washington 75-73 (Yahoo Sports)

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Matt Mooney scored 19 points, including nine in the final 2:37 of the game, to help South Dakota hold off Eastern Washington 75-73 on Sunday.

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Dec 10

Miller’s 19 points leads UNC Asheville past Milligan, 97-60 (Yahoo Sports)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Raekwon Miller hit 4 of 6 3-point attempts and led North Carolina-Asheville with 19 points as the Bulldogs overwhelmed the Buffaloes of NAIA member Milligan College, 97-60 on Sunday.

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Dec 10

Arizona State cannot be doubted anymore after impressive road win at Kansas (Yahoo Sports)

Arizona State cannot be doubted anymore after impressive road win at Kansas

A Sun Devils team picked sixth in the Pac-12 before the season is now 9-0 with marquee wins over Kansas, Kansas State, Xavier and St. John’s.

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Dec 10

No. 16 Arizona State upset No. 2 Kansas in Lawrence (Yahoo Sports)

Bobby Hurley is no stranger to college basketball lore. Wo when his Arizona State team travelled to Allen Fieldhouse to face Kansas on Sunday, the former Duke star knew what they were in for. ”No one really wins here,” Hurley said.

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Dec 10

Weekend takeaways: In a battle of desperate teams, Florida gets the win it needed (Yahoo Sports)

Florida had lost three straight entering Saturday’s matchup against Cincinnati. Top-ranked Duke’s stunning loss at Boston College was the most significant outcome of the college basketball weekend so far. Having dropped three straight games after a s…

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Dec 09

Defensive breakdowns doom top-ranked Duke in stunning loss at Boston College (Yahoo Sports)

Boston College proved to be no pushover for Duke in the top-ranked Blue Devils’ first true road game. In its first 11 games so far this season, Duke has found a way to weather extended stretches of shoddy defense without suffering a loss. On Saturday…

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Dec 08

Why Georgetown's unbeaten start is merely a schedule-aided mirage (Yahoo Sports)

Why Georgetown's unbeaten start is merely a schedule-aided mirage

How bad is Patrick Ewing’s first schedule? The seven teams the Hoyas have beaten this season are a combined 8-52 when facing Division I opponents.

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Dec 07

Diagnosing the problems that have caused Florida's sudden slump (Yahoo Sports)

Diagnosing the problems that have caused Florida's sudden slump

The fifth-ranked Gators have now lost three straight games after Loyola-Chicago’s stunning upset Wednesday night in Gainesville.

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Dec 07

Why Wisconsin's 19-year NCAA tournament streak is already in serious jeopardy (Yahoo Sports)

Why Wisconsin's 19-year NCAA tournament streak is already in serious jeopardy

Not only are the Badgers off to a nightmare start, the Big Ten won’t afford them nearly as many chances for quality wins as usual.

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