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Colorado beats Arizona State 87-81 behind Booker’s 29 points

Askia Booker, of Colorado, drives betweenArizona State's Gerry Blakes, left, and Savon Goodman during the first half of the NCAA basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Boulder, Colo.  (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick) NO SALES

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Was Askia Booker ever hot — both under the collar and on the court.

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Oregon beats Stanford 73-70, clinches bye in Pac-12 tourney

Oregon's Dwayne Benjamin (0) dunks over Stanford's Reid Travis during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins pointed to Oregon junior forward Elgin Cook as the primary reason the Ducks came out ahead in an important Pac-12 Conference game Sunday.

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UCLA grinds out 72-67 victory over Washington State

UCLA guard Norman Powell, left, blocks a shot by Washington State forward Josh Hawkinson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Norman Powell scored a career-high 28 points, hitting a key 3-pointer with 1:34 to go, and UCLA grinded out a 72-67 victory over Washington State on Sunday night that gave the Bruins possession of fourth place in the Pac-12.

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No. 2 South Carolina women toppled by No. 13 Kentucky 67-56

South Carolina's Tiffany Mitchell (25) shoots near Kentucky's Bria Goss (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — More frustrating to South Carolina coach Dawn Staley than the 20 turnovers committed by the No. 2 Gamecocks were the countless missed layups that could’ve rallied them past No. 13 Kentucky.

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Scott’s foul shots, Russell’s 28 lead Ohio State past Purdue

Purdue's A.J. Hammons, front, posts up against Ohio State's Trey McDonald during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Shannon Scott hit three free throws in the final 24 seconds and D’Angelo Russell scored 28 points to lead Ohio State, which rebounded from a 12-point deficit, to a 65-61 victory over Purdue on Sunday night.

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