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Spencer Johnson scores 28, leads BYU to first win over Iowa State

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Spencer Johnson scored a career-high 28 points to lead No. 20 BYU to an 87-72 victory over No. 24 Iowa State on Tuesday night. Johnson shot 62% from the field and also had nine rebounds and five assists. His third 20-point game of the season gave the Cougars a much-needed ...

Samuel Ersson makes 35 saves, Flyers beat NHL-leading Jets 2-0

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Samuel Ersson made 35 saves, Cam Atkinson scored twice to snap a 26-game goal drought and the Philadelphia Flyers beat NHL-leading Winnipeg 2-0 on Saturday night to end the Jets' franchise-record winning and points streaks. Winnipeg had won eight straight and taken ...

No. 17 Marquette surges down the stretch for 87-74 victory over Villanova

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dwyane Wade's pregame message to Marquette was direct. The Golden Eagles heeded the Hall of Famer's words. "He said, 'You guys have to win today,'" Marquette coach Shaka Smart recalled after the 17th-ranked Golden Eagles' 87-74 victory over Villanova on Monday. "Obviously ...

Jazz beat Raptors 145-113 for 7th straight home win

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen scored 22 points and had nine rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 145-113 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night. Jordan Clarkson scored 21 points and Collin Sexton added 20 for the Jazz. Kelly Olynyk had a team-high 10 rebounds off the bench. ...

No. 20 Utah State beats UNLV 87-86 on a 5-point play with 8.4 seconds left

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Great Osobor made two free throws with 8.4 seconds left to complete a five-point play for No. 20 Utah State's only lead of the game Saturday and allow the Aggies to escape with an 87-86 victory over UNLV. UNLV's Luis Rodriguez made two free throws for an 86-82 lead with 14.3 ...