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Providence jumps on Florida St. early in 80-54 win

Providence’s LaDontae Henton, left, knocks the ball from Florida State’s Dayshawn Watkins, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. Providence won 80-54. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Providence stunned Florida State by jumping out to an 11-0 lead Saturday in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic and then strolled to an 80-54 victory over the Seminoles at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Jackson, Grant lead Notre Dame past UMass 81-68

Notre Dame’s Demetrius Jackson (11) knocks the ball from Massachusetts’ Maxie Esho, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. Notre Dame won 81-68. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Demetrius Jackson and Jerian Grant combined to make 15 of 19 field goal attempts and Notre Dame remained unbeaten with an 81-68 victory Saturday over Massachusetts in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Towson knocks off Central Connecticut 58-49

WEST LONG BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A.J. Astroth scored 14 points to lead Towson to a 58-49 win over Central Connecticut in the College Basketball Experience Hall of Fame Classic on Friday.

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No. 17 UConn holds off Dayton 75-64 in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ryan Boatright had 20 points, Rodney Purvis added 19 and No. 17 Connecticut rallied from five points down in the second half to defeat Dayton 75-64 in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Friday.

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No. 17 UConn holds off Charleston 65-57

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Boatright had 19 points, Daniel Hamilton added 15, and No. 17 Connecticut held off College of Charleston 65-57 in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday.

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