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January 27, 2019 - 9:15 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — No. 3 UConn let conference co-leader UCF know very early that it is not really in the same league. Napheesa Collier led a balanced attack with 23 points, and No. 3 UConn routed UCF 93-57 on Sunday to move into sole possession of first place in the American Athletic Conference...
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January 27, 2019 - 7:58 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Cameron Young poured in 28 points, Jacob Rigoni scored 16 and Quinnipiac breezed to a 77-58 victory over Saint Peter's on Sunday. Young hit 7 of 12 shots, including 4 of 8 from 3-point range, and made 10 of 12 free throws for the Bobcats (10-9, 5-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic...
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January 27, 2019 - 7:56 pm
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Jesus Cruz scored 24 points and Landon Taliaferro added 19 and Fairfield beat Iona 80-68 on Sunday to end its four-game losing streak. Fairfield (6-15, 3-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) won for the third time in its last nine contests whereas Iona (7-12, 5-3) started...
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January 26, 2019 - 9:20 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Christian Vital scored 21 points and Jalen Adams added 19 points and 12 rebounds as UConn beat Wichita State 80-60 on Saturday night in the American Athletic Conference. Tyler Polley added 12 points and Josh Carlton 11 and four blocks for the Huskies (12-8, 3-4 American), who...
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January 26, 2019 - 9:13 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ahmad Clark scored 22 points, Antonio Rizzuto added 21 more and Albany fended off Hartford 80-77 Saturday to break a five-game losing streak. Cam Healy added 19 for the Great Danes (6-15, 1-5 America East Conference) including a pair of late free throws, and Adam Lulka scored 13...
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January 26, 2019 - 9:10 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Raiquan Clark finished with 21 points, six rebounds and three steals and reserve Raul Frias contributed 19 points, seven rebounds and four steals to propel LIU Brooklyn to an 84-71 victory over Central Connecticut on Saturday. Clark knocked down 9 of 14 shots to help the...
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January 20, 2019 - 11:17 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The New England Patriots are headed to their third straight Super Bowl, once more thanks to Tom Brady's brilliance. The five-time NFL champion guided the Patriots 75 yards after winning the overtime coin toss, and backup Rex Burkhead's 2-yard TD lifted New England past...
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January 19, 2019 - 11:42 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 32 points and the Boston Celtics rallied to beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-105 on Saturday night for their third straight win. After trailing for most of the game, Boston took the lead with a 9-0 fourth-quarter run, including a go-ahead 3-pointer by Jaylen Brown, who...
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January 19, 2019 - 10:35 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Marvin Prochet tied his career high with 24 points with four 3-pointers and Niagara beat Quinnipiac 75-72 on Saturday to end a two-game skid and win its first conference road game. Chris Barton added 14 points and Raheem Solomon 12 for the Purple Eagles (9-10, 2-4 Metro...
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January 19, 2019 - 10:32 pm
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Jibreel Faulkner scored 16 points, Isaiah Reese grabbed nine rebounds and added 15 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, and Canisius rallied to beat Fairfield 73-68 on Saturday. Takal Molson's fast-break layup tied it at 37, Reese hit his go-ahead 3, and Canisius led 45-...
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