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SDSU loses 61-59 to Arizona in Maui title game

San Diego State guard Trey Kell (12) attempts to drive to the basket while being defended by Arizona guard T.J. McConnell, left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — San Diego State traded blows with No. 3 Arizona all night. When it came to the final punch, the Aztecs had no answer.

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Oklahoma State tops Tulsa 73-58 in MGM title game

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Le’Bryan Nash scored 21 points and Anthony Hickey and Phil Forte added 14 each to lead Oklahoma State to a 73-58 rout of in-state rival Tulsa in the championship game of the MGM Grand Main Event.

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Wildcats beat Aztecs 61-59 for Maui title

Arizona forward Stanley Johnson holds his most valuable player trophy after Arizona defeated San Diego State 61-59 in an NCAA college basketball game to win the Maui Invitational on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Stanley Johnson had shown glimpses of his precocious talent during Arizona’s first five games, occasionally showing up on the highlight reels with a soaring dunk or blocked shot.

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California downs Cal Poly 72-52

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jabari Bird needed a faster tempo. California needed a faster tempo. The Bears turned to their defense to set the tune and things started rolling from there.

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Portland St. hangs on to beat CS Northridge 63-55

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (AP) — Portland State scored in bunches at the beginning of each half but the Vikings sleep-walked through the final 11 minutes before beating Cal State Northridge 61-55 on Wednesday night.

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