• Colorado Avalanche's Jarome Iginla, left, celebrates his first period goal with teammates Blake Comeau, middle, and Gabriel Landeskog during NHL hockey action against the Ottawa Senators in Ottawa, Canada, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Iginla scores twice, Avalanche beat Senators 4-3

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche solidified their standing on the playoff bubble. The Ottawa Senators fell even further behind in a crowded pack.

  • Radford edges UNC Asheville 60-59

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Cameron Jones scored 21 points and Rashun Davis sank the winning bucket to lift Radford to a 60-59 win over Big South leader UNC Asheville on Thursday night.

  • Gant’s career high helps Texas St. top Appalachian St. 69-68

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Emani Gant scored a career-high 26 points — including the game-clinching free throws — and hauled down 12 rebounds as Texas State escaped a close game with Appalachian State 69-68 on Thursday night, breaking a five-game skid.

  • Western Illinois grabs lead late, tops Denver 63-60

    DENVER (AP) — Jalen Chapman scored 26 points and Western Illinois grabbed the lead in the final four minutes and held on to beat Denver, 63-60 in a Summit League battle Thursday night.

  • Illinois-Chicago fends off Wright State 64-59

    CHICAGO (AP) — Freshman Dikembe Dixson scored 26 points with 12 rebounds and Najeal Young made three free throws in the final 37 seconds as Illinois-Chicago fended off Wright State 64-59 on Thursday night.

  • South Dakota never trails in 72-58 win over North Dakota St.

    VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Tyler Flack had season highs of 18 points and 10 rebounds and Tre Burnette 11 points and 10 boards to lead South Dakota to a 72-58 win over North Dakota State on Thursday night.

  • Tennessee guard Andraya Carter (14) takes the ball down the court ahead of Vanderbilt guard Rachel Bell (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    No. 25 Tennessee women beat Vanderbilt 69-51

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One word kept coming up over and over in Holly Warlick’s post-game press conference – finish.

    Updated: 10:55 pm

  • Louisiana Tech beats Middle Tennessee 73-63

    RUSTON, La. (AP) — Erik McCree scored 18 points with 12 rebounds and Louisiana Tech beat Middle Tennessee 73-63 on Thursday night.

  • Murray State slips past SIU Edwardsville 70-64

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Wayne Langston scored 24 points to lead Murray State past SIU Edwardsville 70-64 on Thursday night.

  • Dallas Stars right wing Patrick Eaves, right, celebrates with left wing Jamie Benn after scoring his first goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Eaves gets natural hat trick and Stars beat Blackhawks 4-2

    CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Eaves scored three of Dallas’ four goals in the first period, and the Stars avenged an ugly home loss to the Chicago Blackhawks with a 4-2 victory on Thursday night.

    Updated: 9:44 pm