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South Dakota State comeback tops CS Bakersfield, 53-49

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — George Marshall scored 18 points and South Dakota State rallied for a 53-46 win over Cal State Bakersfield in the World Vision Classic Friday night.

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Johnson helps No. 3 Arizona get past UTEP, 60-55

Arizona's Brandon Ashley, center, loses control of the ball as he attempts to score between UTEP defenders Vince Huner, left, and Cedrick Lang during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/Victor Calzada)

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Arizona freshman Stanley Johnson wanted to know how he’d play in his first true road game. The answer was pretty good.

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Valdes, Bobbitt lead Hawaii past Chaminade, 94-63

HONOLULU (AP) — Aaron Valdes scored 19 of his 23 in the first half and Roderick Bobbitt added 15 points, a career-high 13 rebounds and six assists to lead Hawaii to a 94-63 win over Chaminade at the Neal Blaisdell Center on Friday night.

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Thunder hold off Kobe’s Lakers 104-103 without KD

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Andre Roberson, second from right, congratulates guard Russell Westbrook, right, after the Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, as Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, left, walks away after an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Thunder won 104-103. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Russell Westbrook grew up watching Kobe Bryant sink innumerable enormous shots for the Lakers, the Los Angeles native didn’t worry when No. 24 had the ball with the game on the line against his Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Nuggets hang on to beat Clippers 109-106

Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, left, drives to shoot past Denver Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — After the Denver Nuggets blew a big lead, Danilo Gallinari and Wilson Chandler were there to help bail them out.

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