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No. 21 Mississippi State trounces Illinois-Chicago 73-36

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kendra Grant scored 14 points and No. 21 Mississippi State trounced Illinois-Chicago 73-36 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Saturday.

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Kentucky scores first 24 points, beats UCLA 83-42

Kentucky forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) dunks the ball as Dominique Hawkins, Norman Powell, and Bryce Alford watch, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Devin Booker had 19 points, and No. 1 Kentucky scored the game’s first 24 points in an 83-44 victory over UCLA on Saturday.

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Illinois St rallies to beat New Hampshire 21-18 in FCS semis

New Hampshire's Nico Steriti (5) looks for room to run against Illinois State's Donte McCoy (3) and Alex Donnelly (40) in the first half of their NCAA FCS semifinal college football game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Durham,N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Illinois State scored 15 unanswered points in the fourth quarter as the fifth-seeded Redbirds rallied for a 21-18 win over top-seeded New Hampshire in the FCS semifinals on Saturday.

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Rice’s 3-pointer sinks Missouri 62-59

Missouri players, including guard Wes Clark, left, react after Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice, background far right,  made the game-winning three-point shot as time expired during the Braggin' Rights basketball game between Missouri and Illinois in St. Louis, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee )  EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — During a timeout with 17.8 seconds remaining in a tie game on Saturday, Missouri coach Kim Anderson figured Illinois would attempt to find guard Rayvonte Rice for the final shot.

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Northwestern rallies to defeat W. Michigan 67-61

Northwestern  guard Tre Demps, center, shoots past Western Michigan forward Connar Tava (2) and center Drake LaMont (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Evanston, Ill. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Tre Demps scored 17 points and Northwestern beat Western Michigan 67-61 on Saturday afternoon.

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