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Illinois runs away from Northwestern 86-60

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Rayvonte Rice scored 19 points in his first start since early January and Illinois buried Northwestern with 3-pointers Saturday, 86-60.

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Chief Justise: Winslow leads No. 4 Duke past Syracuse 73-54

Duke's Justise Winslow (12) drives to the basket as Syracuse's Trevor Cooney (10), B.J. Johnson (2) and Rakeem Christmas (25) watch during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Justise Winslow scored a season-high 23 points and No. 4 Duke routed Syracuse 73-54 on Saturday night for its ninth straight win.

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Bruins win 4-1, send Coyotes to 9th straight loss

Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand is congratulated at the bench after scoring against the Arizona Coyotes during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins are in a tight race for one of the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spots, and they knew they couldn’t slip up against a struggling team.

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Iowa holds off Penn State in overtime 81-77

Iowa's Jarrod Uthoff, left, tries to block the shot of Penn State's Payton Banks during an NCAA college basketball game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Centre Daily Times, Nabil K. Mark) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGAZINES OUT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Iowa’s Aaron White scored 21 points, including six free throws in overtime, and the Hawkeyes were able to scrape past Penn State 81-77 on Saturday night.

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Jackson St. coasts to 73-49 win over Mississippi Valley St.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Raeford Worsham scored 17 points on 8-for-13 shooting and pulled down seven rebounds to propel Jackson State to a 73-49 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night.

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