• Wilson, Brown pace Alcorn St. to 66-63 win at Grambling St.

    GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Octavious Brown scored 15 points and made four free throws down the stretch as Alcorn State shot 57 percent from the field after halftime and held off Grambling State 66-63 on Monday night.

  • BC beats BU in OT in 1st 1-0 Beanpot game in 64 year history

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston University forward Jordan Greenway barreled into the net and knocked Boston College goalie Thatcher Demko to the ice, where he remained long enough to scare his coach into checking on him.

  • Auguste’s 19 helps Notre Dame to 89-83 win over Clemson

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Mike Brey was glad Zach Auguste got mad after spending much of the first half on the bench in foul trouble in the Fighting Irish’s 89-83 win over Clemson on Monday night.

  • Franklin, Jackson St. rally for 81-80 win over Southern

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Chace Franklin scored 20 — including the winning 3-pointer with three seconds left — while Paris Collins and Raeford Worsham each had double-doubles to help Jackson State rally from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat Southern 81-80 Monday night.

  • Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris, right, gets fouled by Oklahoma City Thunder's Steven Adams, center, of New Zealand, as he goes up for a shot while Thunder's Kevin Durant, left, watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Durant, Thunder pull away to beat Suns 122-106

    PHOENIX (AP) — Once Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant found his shot, it was all over for slumping Phoenix.

    Updated: 11:04 pm

  • Arkansas-Pine Bluff claws back; beats Alabama St 75-70 in OT

    PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Trent Whiting scored 18 points and Arkansas-Pine Bluff clawed back in the second half to beat Alabama State 75-70 in overtime on Monday night.

  • South Carolina forward A'ja Wilson, top, battles for a rebound against Connecticut forward Morgan Tuck (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    No. 1 UConn takes top-ranked showdown with 66-54 win

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — UConn coach Gene Auriemma smiled at his three upperclass starters, savoring the latest virtuoso performance on the big stage by Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson — and fretting about their departure next season.

  • New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis, right, drives around Minnesota Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Pelicans snap 4-game skid with easy win over Wolves

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mired in a four-game losing streak and sinking further out of contention in the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans were in desperate need of a confidence builder.

  • Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beats Houston Baptist 83-76

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Rashawn Thomas scored a career-high 34 points with 12 rebounds, three steals and four blocked shots to help Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat Houston Baptist 83-76 Monday night.

  • Smith-Rivera helps Georgetown handle St. John’s 92-67

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 24 points, moving into sixth place on Georgetown’s all-time scoring list, and the Hoyas crushed St. John’s 92-67 on Monday night.