• Williams-Goss leads No. 8 Gonzaga over Washington 98-71

    Washington forward Sam Timmins, left, shoots in front of Gonzaga forward Zach Collins (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss knew that playing against his old teammates from Washington would be difficult.

  • South Dakota fends off Montana State 74-57, is 5-0 at home

    VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Trey Burch-Manning and Tyler Peterson each scored 15 points as South Dakota defeated Montana State 74-57 on Wednesday night to remain perfect at home this season.

  • Michael Jordan wins China court ruling after years-long case

    In this Oct. 11, 2015 file photo, NBA basketball legend Michael Jordan waves during the match of Charlotte Hornets against the Los Angeles Clippers at the 2015 NBA Global Games in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong province. China's highest court ruled Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in favor of Jordan at the conclusion of a years-long trademark case. The former NBA star has been in dispute with a sportswear company based in southern China called Qiaodan Sports since 2012. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s highest court on Thursday ruled in favor of basketball legend Michael Jordan at the culmination of a years-long case over use of the Chinese rendering of his globally-known name and trademark.

  • No. 7 North Carolina holds off Davidson 83-74

    Davidson's Jack Gibbs (12) struggles for possession of the ball with North Carolina's Seventh Woods during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Justin Jackson buried shot after shot from behind the arc in the best performance of his career for No. 7 North Carolina. Coach Roy Williams didn’t have much to feel good about otherwise.

  • Cousins leads Kings to easy 120-89 win over last-place Mavs

    Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is greeted at the bench as he leaves the game late in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, in Dallas. Cousins led all scoring with 24 points in the 120-89 Kings win. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    DALLAS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings started and ended with victories on a six-game trip that got a little weird in the middle.

  • Paul George leads Pacers past Suns, 109-94

    Phoenix Suns center Tyson Chandler leaps in vain for a loose ball as he goes into the audience during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    PHOENIX (AP) — Paul George had 25 points and 13 rebounds and the Indiana Pacers pulled away to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-94 on Wednesday night.

  • Watson scores season-high 25, No. 10 Creighton beats Huskers

    Nebraska's Michael Jacobson (12) goes for a basket against Creighton's Cole Huff (13) with Jordy Tshimanga (32), Maurice Watson Jr. (10) and Justin Patton (23) watching, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Maurice Watson Jr. scored a season-high 25 points, Cole Huff added 13 and No. 10 Creighton dominated the second half in a 77-62 victory over in-state rival Nebraska on Wednesday night.

  • Amaker becomes winningest coach at Harvard after 74-66 win.

    BOSTON (AP) — Harvard’s Tommy Amaker still feels the influence that Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski provided. It’s helped lead him through a successful coaching career.

  • No. 17 Wisconsin routs Idaho State for 4th straight win

    Wisconsin's Ethan Happ (22) dunks over Idaho State's Hayes Garrity (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Bronson Koenig scored 21 points, Ethan Happ had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 17 Wisconsin rolled past Idaho State 78-44 on Wednesday night.

  • Texas Tech defeats UTSA 87-50 for 5th straight win

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Niem Stevenson and Keenan Evans had 16 points apiece in Texas Tech’s 87-50 drubbing of the University of Texas-San Antonio Wednesday.