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Wheeler’s 4 goals power Jets over Blue Jackets 5-2

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Blake Wheeler scored four goals against Columbus, but it was the Winnipeg captain's prettiest of the evening — a well-placed shot on an odd-man rush late in the game — that really deflated the Blue Jackets. The goal off Patrik ...

Massinburg leads No. 21 Buffalo to 77-64 win over Akron

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — It's been so long, senior guard CJ Massinburg can't remember the last time Buffalo lost at home. "No," he said, putting his hand to his forehead. Massinburg and the senior-laden Bulls would prefer to keep it that way after rallying No. ...

Walker scores 23 to carry Kent St. past Ohio 78-73

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker had 23 points as Kent State narrowly beat Ohio 78-73 on Tuesday night. Antonio Williams had 15 points and six rebounds for Kent State (20-8, 9-6 Mid-American Conference). Akiean Frederick added 10 points and nine rebounds. Jason Carter had 20 points for the ...

Ohio State beats No. 22 Iowa behind freshman's 29 points COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Less than two weeks ago, Ohio State freshman Justin Ahrens didn't even play in a home loss to lowly Illinois. Had Ahrens not played against Iowa on Tuesday night, the Buckeyes would not have pulled off a ...

Love scores season-high 32 as Cavs beat Grizzlies 112-107

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love is having fun in his return to the basketball court. After a season of losing streaks, injuries and trades, the Cleveland Cavaliers finally are, too. Love scored a season-high 32 points, Cedi Osman hit the go-ahead 3-pointer ...

Bobrovsky gets another shutout, Blue Jackets beat Sharks 4-0

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Matt Duchene sparked his new team and Sergei Bobrovsky picked up his second shutout in as many nights as the Columbus Blue Jackets stopped the surging San Jose Sharks. Duchene tapped in a loose puck early in the second period to get his ...

Cowan has 19 points, No. 24 Maryland beats Ohio State 72-62

By DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — In a second half defined by three pivotal runs, No. 24 Maryland forged the first and final foray to squeeze out a feel-good victory. Anthony Cowan Jr. scored 19 points, Bruno Fernando had 14 points and 10 rebounds and the ...

Cleveland St. snaps N. Kentucky’s 20-game home win streak

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Jaalam Hill had his first career double-double to help last-place Cleveland State beat Northern Kentucky 83-77 Saturday night to knock the Norse out of first in the Horizon League and snap their 20-game home win streak. NKU (21-8, 11-5) is now a game behind ...

Blue Jackets acquire Dzingel from Senators

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets continued to load up ahead of the NHL trade deadline by acquiring forward Ryan Dzingel from the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. Columbus sent winger Anthony Duclair and 2020 and 2021 second-round picks to Ottawa ...

No. 11 Michigan State beats Ohio State 62-44, but Ward hurt

By NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State shut down Ohio State in the second half despite an injury to Nick Ward. Now the Spartans may be without their standout big man for a while. Ward left in the second half with a broken left hand, but No. 11 Michigan ...