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  1. Smith leads with 16 as balanced Dayton tops George Mason

    02.22 / 03:35 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Scoochie Smith scored 16 points and three others finished with 12 each as Dayton used a 20-0 run in the second half and defeated George Mason 83-70 on Tuesday night to clinch a double-bye into the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament. The Flyers (22-5, 13-2) entered Tuesday…
  2. Oakland rips through Youngstown State 101-72

    02.22 / 03:35 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Jalen Hayes scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help lead Oakland to a 101-72 drubbing of Youngstown State on Tuesday night. It was the second time this season the Golden Grizzlies broke the 100-point barrier, the first coming on Nov. 19 against Chicago…
  3. McDonald, Murray lead N Kentucky past Wright St, 83-76

    02.22 / 03:35 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) - Cole Murray hit five 3-pointers and finished with 23 points, Drew McDonald scored 18, including the go-ahead 3-point play with 40 seconds to go, and Northern Kentucky rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit to beat Wright State 83-76 on Tuesday night. Lavone Holland II had…
  4. Kent State downs Buffalo 77-69 behind Hall's 26 points

    02.22 / 03:35 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Jimmy Hall grabbed 10 rebounds and scored 26 points to become the eighth player in Kent State history to reach 1,500 career points as the Golden Flashes beat the Buffalo 77-69 on Tuesday night. Jaylin Walker scored 22 points with four 3-pointers for Kent State (16-12,…
  5. Allen's 3 lifts Virginia Tech past Clemson

    02.22 / 03:35 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Seth Allen's 3-pointer with 3.8 seconds left to play carried Virginia Tech to a 71-70 victory over Clemson on Tuesday night. Zach LeDay scored 19 points for the Hokies (19-8, 8-7 Atlantic Coast Conference), who also beat the Tigers by a point on Jan. 22. Virginia…
  6. Terrell leads balanced Rhode Island past La Salle 67-56

    02.22 / 02:25 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jared Terrell tied his season high with 24 points to lead three others into double figures as Rhode Island defeated La Salle 67-56 on Tuesday night, staying in place among the top four teams in the Atlantic 10 that earn a bye into the conference tournament quarterfinals.…
  7. Cline's 3-pointers lift No. 14 Purdue over Penn State

    02.22 / 02:25 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Ryan Cline scored six of his 11 points in overtime to lift No. 14 Purdue to a 74-70 victory over Penn State on Tuesday night. Cline hit consecutive 3-pointers to secure his team's sixth straight win in a game the Boilermakers led for just 9:16.…
  8. Lakers trading Lou Williams to Houston for Corey Brewer

    02.22 / 02:25 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    The Los Angeles Lakers have swung their first deal of the Magic Johnson Era, agreeing to send Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a future draft pick. Brewer's agent Wallace Prather confirmed the terms of the trade, which were first reported Tuesday by Yahoo Sports. Neither…
  9. Candice Wiggins says her WNBA experience was "toxic"

    02.22 / 02:25 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    Candice Wiggins said her experience playing in the WNBA was "toxic" and was a major reason why she retired last season. In an interview with The San Diego Union-Tribune , Wiggins said the culture in the league was "very, very harmful" and that she was targeted throughout her career for…
  10. Utah's NCAA Tournament hopes in trouble after skid

    02.22 / 00:10 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak said he "just about blew a gasket" Sunday when he heard giggles on the bus ride after his Utes blew a nine-point lead in the final minutes of a loss to an Oregon State team that was 0-14 in Pac-12 play.…
  11. Once under fire, Pitino, Gophers surging toward NCAA Tourney

    02.21 / 22:51 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - This time a year ago, Richard Pitino was at the center of a storm in Minnesota. The Golden Gophers were a disaster on the court and a distraction off of it, on their way to a two-win Big Ten season in his third year on the job.…
  12. Florida House pushes ahead with bid to dismantle programs

    02.21 / 22:51 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A push by Florida House Republicans to scuttle the state's economic development agency is moving ahead, despite fierce opposition by Gov. Rick Scott. A divided House panel on Tuesday voted for a bill that would eliminate Enterprise Florida and cut back spending on tourism advertising. The…
  13. State lawmakers channel grief into fight against opioids

    02.21 / 21:40 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the problem. A Minnesota state senator whose daughter died of a heroin overdose in…
  14. Memphis has healthy roster for playoff push in stretch run

    02.21 / 21:40 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies' latest injury reports need a second glance, they appear a bit suspect. Nobody is listed as hurt or nursing an injury. If someone is out, it's simply for rest. No knee problems requiring forward Chandler Parsons to sit. No ankle issues for reserve…
  15. Gucci gone: $24,000 purse pilfered from store display

    02.21 / 21:40 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Police in Charleston are looking for a suspect with expensive taste. A police report says surveillance video shows a man walking into the local Gucci Store on Feb. 17 carrying what looks like a cane and heading straight to a yellow crocodile skin purse with a…
  16. Jayhawks' run of Big 12 titles poised to reach 13 straight

    02.21 / 21:40 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - There is perhaps nobody better than Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown to put into perspective the remarkable streak of conference championships put together by Kansas, one that could stretch to 13 in a row with a victory over TCU on Wednesday night. Brown coached the…
  17. Maple syrup producers face challenges in warming world

    02.21 / 21:40 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's maple syrup producers say they are feeling the pinch from climate change, as winters become warmer and frigid nights so critical to their business become fewer. Producers joined climate experts and Sen. Maggie Hassan on Tuesday to talk about the state's changing climate and…
  18. Lakers fire Kupchak, put Magic in charge of basketball ops

    02.21 / 20:30 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office. Lakers owner Jeanie Buss also removed her brother, Jim, from his job as the Lakers' executive…
  19. Daktronics to outfit digital displays at new Bucks arena

    02.21 / 19:14 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks say South Dakota-based Daktronics will outfit the team's new arena and surrounding development in downtown Milwaukee with digital displays. The Bucks said Tuesday that Daktronics will outfit the new arena with a custom-designed 52-display system featuring more than 16 million LEDs. The Brookings, South…
  20. Romar's future at Washington could be tied to recruits

    02.21 / 18:08 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-Basketball
    SEATTLE (AP) - On a recent Wednesday night at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Michael Porter Jr. walked out of the locker room with a security detail at his side, pausing only momentarily for a photograph with a fan in a purple Washington hat who had found his way into the hallway…