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New Orleans edges Southern Illinois 56-52

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Christavious Gill scored 11 points — all in the final 14:32 — including the go-ahead layup, to lift New Orleans over Southern Illinois 56-52 Friday night.

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Southeastern Louisiana holds off Winthrop 81-71

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Devonte Upson and Joshua Filmore scored 15 points apiece to lead Southeastern Louisiana to an 81-71 win over Winthrop on Friday night.

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Harrison, No. 20 St John’s rally past Saint Mary’s

Saint Mary's guard Treaven Duffy (25) and St. John's guard D'Angelo Harrison, right, scramble for a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in New York. St. John's won 53-47. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Lavin watched the first half and wondered what went wrong. For 20 minutes, the St. John’s coach saw his veteran-laden team play as if it was full of strangers.

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North Florida tops winless Florida A&M 83-65

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Trent Mackey scored 22 points, Jalen Nesbitt added a career-high 20 and North Florida snapped a two-game skid with an 83-65 win over Florida A&M on Friday night.

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No. 2 UConn women beat No. 25 DePaul 98-64

Connecticut’s Breanna Stewart, center, shoots over DePaul’s Chanise Jenkins, left, and Jessica January, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and No. 2 UConn returned from a 13-day break to rout No. 25 DePaul 98-64 on Friday night.

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