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|Santa Clara holds off USC in double overtime 102-93|
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Freshman Trey Wertz scored 11 of his 28 points in the second overtime, Josip Vrankic had a career-high 22 points and Santa Clara held on after blowing a 19-point lead in regulation, beating Southern California 102-92 on Tuesday night.
|CSU Bakersfield tops Cal Poly for 4th straight win|
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Justin Edler-Davis sank 9 of 10 free throws and scored 15 points and Cal State Bakersfield ran its winning streak to four with a 74-61 victory over Cal Poly on Tuesday night.
|Blues break tie on replay review in 3rd and beat Oilers 4-1|
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Pat Maroon was credited with the tiebreaking goal following a replay review early in the third period, and the St. Louis Blues went on to a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.
|Da Silva scores 23 points in Stanford's win over Spartans|
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Oscar Da Silva scored a career-high 23 points to go with 10 rebounds, KZ Okpala added 25 points and Stanford beat San Jose State 78-73 on Tuesday night.
|Nuggets win 7th straight at home by beating Mavs 126-118|
DENVER (AP) Nikola Jokic had 32 points and 16 rebounds, Jamal Murray dished out a career-high 15 assists and the Denver Nuggets extended their home winning streak to seven games by beating the Dallas Mavericks 126-118 on Tuesday night.
|Lehner stops 35 shots, Islanders beat Coyotes 3-1|
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Robin Lehner stopped 35 shots, Anthony Beauvillier scored his fourth goal in five games and the New York Islanders beat the struggling Arizona Coyotes 3-1 Tuesday night.
|Burnell leads Jacksonville State past North Alabama, 64-50|
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Jason Burnell had 19 points and nine rebounds and Marlon Hunter scored 15 to help Jacksonville State beat North Alabama 64-50 on Tuesday night.
|Manek scores 18, helps Oklahoma hold off Creighton 83-70|
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Brady Manek matched a season-high with 18 points, and Oklahoma defeated Creighton 83-70 on Tuesday night.
|Daum gets 1,000th board in S Dakota St 74-64 win over EWU|
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) Mike Daum rebounded the last shot of the game to complete his 27-point, 11-rebound double-double with the 1,000th rebound of his career and South Dakota State defeated Eastern Washington 74-64 on Tuesday night.
|Harrell scores 24 to help Denver beat Montana State 76-64|
DENVER (AP) Senior Ronnie Harrell Jr. hit 6 of 9 from 3-point range and finished with a career-high 24 points to help Denver beat Montana State 76-64 on Tuesday night.
Short-handed USC needs 2 OTs to top UNC Asheville in NIT
|LOS ANGELES (AP) Jordan McLaughlin had 26 points and 13 assists, Nick Rakocevic added 24 points with 19 rebounds and short-handed USC needed two overtimes to beat UNC Asheville 103-98 on Tuesday night in the NIT's first round.
McLaughlin was fouled on a drive with 25.1 seconds left in regulation and made two free throws to tie it at 70 after the Trojans had made just five of their first 16. UNC Asheville dribbled down the clock, but Ahmad Thomas' contested jumper was short.
Jonathan Baehre faked a high screen and rolled for an open dunk to give UNC Asheville an 83-82 lead in the first overtime. After a USC miss, Macio Teague made two free throws at 13.6 for a three-point lead but McLaughlin drilled a 3 to tie it at 6.4 and Teague was short at the buzzer.
McLaughlin's rainbow floater over Teague gave USC a 96-95 lead and after Teague was short on a step-back jumper, Elijah Stewart had a fast-break 3-point play for a four-point lead. UNC Ashville's Raekwon Miller made a free throw with 2.8 to go and intentionally missed the second but USC secured the rebound.
Stewart added 22 points for USC (24-11), which advanced as a top-seed to face Western Kentucky. Chimezie Metu, leading the team with 15.7 points and 7.4 rebounds, electing not to play to help stay healthy for the upcoming NBA Draft.
Baehre scored 28 points and grabbed 13 rebounds - both career highs - for his third double-double of the season for UNC Asheville (21-13). Teague added 26 points with six 3-pointers.