• Bulls take advantage of James’ absence, beat Cavs 117-99

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 20 points and Jimmy Butler recorded a triple-double, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 117-99 victory Saturday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who played without LeBron James.

  • No. 5 UCLA dominates offensive boards to edge No. 4 Arizona

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Thomas Welsh scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 5 UCLA dominated the offensive boards to beat No. 4 Arizona 77-72 in a Pac-12 showdown Saturday night.

  • Lemar scores 25, leads UC Davis over Long Beach State in OT

    DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Brynton Lemar scored five of his 25 points in overtime and UC Davis beat Long Beach State 75-71 on Saturday night.

  • Barnes, Nowitzki lead Mavericks past Pelicans 96-83

    DALLAS (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 19 points and Dirk Nowitzki had 18 points and nine rebounds as the Dallas Mavericks ended a three-game losing streak by beating the New Orleans Pelicans 96-83 on Saturday night.

  • Anthony’s jumper gives Knicks 110-109 victory over 76ers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony made a jumper with 0.3 seconds left to give the New York Knicks a 110-109 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

  • Fort Myers wins Girls 7A title, tops Fort Walton Beach 69-49

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Destanni Henderson had 18 points to lead Fort Myers to a 69-49 win against Fort Walton Beach in the Florida girls basketball Class 7A championship game Saturday.

  • Abilene Christian keeps playoff hopes alive with win

    HOUSTON (AP) — Jaren Lewis and Hayden Farquhar each scored 14 points and Abilene Christian held off a late Sam Houston State run to defeat the Bearkats 84-81 on Saturday night.

  • Cromer, Glass help ETSU stay in first in SoCon

    CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — T.J. Cromer scored 18 points, Tevin Glass added 14 and East Tennessee State held Western Carolina to 12 points in the first half on its way to a 68-52 on Saturday night to clinch at least a share of the Southern Conference championship.

  • Albany pulls away from Hartford behind Cremo’s 25 points

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Joe Cremo scored 25 points and Albany rebounded from a loss to conference leading Vermont to drub Hartford 80-62 on Saturday night.

  • Ross provides spark for Magic in 105-86 win over Hawks

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Terrence Ross scored 24 points, Nikola Vucevic had 16 points and 14 rebounds and the Orlando Magic beat the Atlanta Hawks 105-86 on Saturday night to snap a two-game skid.