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Balanced Washington holds off Pacific, 76-69

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington coach Lorenzo Romar has a simple goal for forward Shawn Kemp Jr. this senior season with the Huskies.

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McClellan’s 19 lead Miami over Charlotte 77-58

Miami's Tonye Jekiri, right, fights for a rebound against Charlotte's Pierria Henry, left, in the first half of the championship game at the Charleston Classic NCAA college basketball tournament in Charleston, S.C., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Sheldon McClellan had 19 points and Manu Lecomte 15 as Miami defeated Charlotte 77-58 Sunday night to win its second Charleston Classic championship.

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Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift set for 2014 AMAs

Liam Payne, from left, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Harry Styles of the musical group One Direction accept the award for favorite pop/rock album for “Midnight Memories” on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

American girls love British boys: One Direction won artist of the year at the American Music Awards, taking home three honors and was the night’s big winner next to Katy Perry, who didn’t attend the show.

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Palmieri, Maroon put Ducks past Coyotes, 2-1

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Hampus Lindholm (47), of Sweden, watches the puck as Arizona Coyotes defenseman Connor Murphy (5) and goalie Mike Smith (41) defend during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Palmieri and Patrick Maroon each scored a goal, and Ryan Kesler had two assists in the Anaheim Ducks’ 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday night.

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Turnovers doom No. 17 UConn in loss to W. Virginia

West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins yells out instructions to his players during a NCAA college basketball game against UConn in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Defending national champion Connecticut came to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off this week hoping to get an idea of what it needed to work on to be in a position to defend its title.

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