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December 08, 2018 - 10:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie scored 25 points and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 20 to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 112-104 win over the New York Knicks on Saturday night. Allen Crabbe scored 17 points, Jarrett Allen had 14 points and 12 rebounds, and Joe Harris added 11 as Brooklyn won its...
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December 08, 2018 - 10:34 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Terance Mann scored 20 points, reserve David Nichols had 16 and No. 11 Florida State beat Connecticut 79-71 on Saturday night in the second game of the Never Forget Tribute Classic. Mfiondu Kabengele added 15 points for Florida State (8-1), which has won three in a row. Christ...
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December 08, 2018 - 8:52 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson says she's been working on becoming a more complete player, which really means improving her rebounding. The 6-foot-3 senior pulled down 16 boards Saturday to go with her 26 points and led UConn to an easy 99-61 win over former Big East rival Seton...
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December 08, 2018 - 8:49 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Cameron Young scored 28 points and led six players in double-figure scoring as Quinnipiac cruised past Lafayette 88-77 on Saturday. The Bobcats (4-4) capped a 23-13 start with back-to-back 3-pointers by Tyrese Williams and Travis Atson then stretched it to 41-23 on a Cameron...
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December 08, 2018 - 8:46 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Kohl scored 21 points with five rebounds and five assists to lead four teammates in double-figure scoring and Central Connecticut beat Division II Penn State Wilkes-Barre 79-58 on Saturday. Ian Krishnan hit three 3-pointers and scored 15 points, Joe Hugley added 14...
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December 08, 2018 - 8:24 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford's new soccer team has begun selling merchandise this holiday season, after unveiling its crest. Hartford Athletic is set to begin play in the spring as part of the United Soccer League, a tier below Major League Soccer. The team's crest was revealed this week and...
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December 05, 2018 - 8:11 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - UConn coach Dan Hurley says it is games against the teams his Huskies are supposed to beat that can keep him up nights. Sleep may come a bit easier after Wednesday's 90-63 rout of Lafayette. Jalen Adams scored 21 points and Tyler Polley added a career-high 16 for the Huskies...
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December 03, 2018 - 9:06 am
Arizona didn't make a basket over the final 61/2 minutes against UConn, but hit enough free throws to hold off the Huskies.
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December 01, 2018 - 8:26 pm
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ahmed Hill scored 24 points to lead No. 13 Virginia Tech to a 94-40 win over Central Connecticut State on Saturday. Bouncing back from a scoreless game Tuesday night at Penn State, Hill connected on 9 of 13 from the floor and tied a career high with six 3-pointers, helping...
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December 01, 2018 - 8:21 pm
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jason Dunne nailed five from long range to total 19 points and John Carroll added 18 as Hartford held off Bowling Green 76-63 on Saturday afternoon. J.R. Lynch added 16 points, making 12 of 12 from the line, with three steals and three assists for Hartford (3-6). The...
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