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Cam Spencer scores 19 points, No. 4 UConn holds off Xavier 80-75

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cam Spencer scored 19 points and Tristen Newton had 16 as No. 4 UConn held off Xavier 80-75 on Wednesday night. Alex Karaban added 14 points and Newton finished with 11 assists to help the Huskies (14-2, 4-1 Big East) win their fourth straight game since dropping their ...

Disu scores career-high 33 points, No. 25 Texas survives at Cincinnati 74-73

By JEFF WALLNER Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Dylan Disu scored a career-high 33 points and Max Abmas hit a go-ahead jumper with eight seconds remaining to help No. 25 Texas beat Cincinnati 74-73 on Tuesday night. Abmas scored 15 points for the Longhorns (12-3, 1-1 Big 12), who were ...

Clarkson, Markkanen each score 21 to lead Jazz past Bucks 132-116

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jordan Clarkson and Lauri Markkanen had 21 points apiece and the Utah Jazz staved off a second-half rally for a 132-116 victory over Milwaukee, the Bucks fourth loss in five games. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for the Bucks. John Collins, ...

Evgeni Malkin leads Penguins past Flyers 4-1 in scrappy contest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Evgeni Malkin had a goal and an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in a scrappy contest on Monday night. Rickard Rakell, Erik Karlsson and Chad Ruhwedel also scored for Pittsburgh, and Alex Nedeljkovic made 36 saves. "I ...

Two seeded players lose in first round at the Adelaide International

ADELAIDE, Australia, (AP) — Former French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova and Beatriz Haddad Maia lost their first-round matches Monday at the Adelaide International. Qualifier Anna Kalinskaya beat 2021 Roland Garros winner and No. 4-seeded Krejcikova 7-5, 3-6, 7-5. Kalinskaya had three ...