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Cavs rout 76ers 108-94, Embiid left with sprained shoulder

WASHINGTON (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers routed Philadelphia 108-94 on Wednesday night after 76ers center Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) left in the first quarter because of a sprained left shoulder.

The 76ers, already playing without All-Star guard Ben Simmons, never led against the team with the worst record in the Eastern Conference and fell to 9-21 on the road.

Embiid collided with Cavaliers center Ante Zizic while being fouled late in the first quarter. The 7-footer held his

Update on the latest sports

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Cavs route 76ers 108-94, Embiid left with sprained shoulder

WASHINGTON (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers routed Philadelphia 108-94 on Wednesday night after 76ers center Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) left in the first quarter because of a sprained left shoulder.

The 76ers, already playing without All-Star guard Ben Simmons, never led against the team with the worst record in the Eastern Conference and fell to 9-21 on the road.

Embiid collided with Cavaliers center Ante Zizic while being fouled late in the first quarter. The 7-footer held his

Ga. State looks to sweep Ga. Southern

Georgia Southern (17-12, 11-7) vs. Georgia State (18-11, 11-7)

GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Georgia State goes for the season sweep over Georgia Southern after winning the previous matchup in Statesboro. The teams last met on Jan. 25, when the Panthers created 17 Georgia Southern turnovers and turned the ball over just 10 times en route to a five-point victory.

STEPPING UP: The senior tandem of Ike Smith and Quan Jackson has led the Eagles. Smith is averaging 14.1 points and 5.6 rebounds while Jackson is putting up 13.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.5 steals per

Fairfield seeks revenge on Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac (12-15, 7-10) vs. Fairfield (11-16, 7-9)

Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport, Connecticut; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Quinnipiac goes for the season sweep over Fairfield after winning the previous matchup in Hamden. The teams last met on Jan. 24, when the Bobcats outshot Fairfield from the field 44.8 percent to 38.8 percent and hit eight more 3-pointers en route to a 14-point victory.

STEPPING UP: The Bobcats have been led by Rich Kelly and Kevin Marfo. Kelly is averaging 16.7 points and 4.5 assists while Marfo is accounting for 10.3 points and 13.1 rebounds per

NKU seeks revenge on Wright State

Wright State (24-6, 14-3) vs. Northern Kentucky (21-8, 13-4)

BB&T Arena, Highland Heights, Kentucky; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Northern Kentucky seeks revenge on Wright State after dropping the first matchup in Dayton. The teams last played on Jan. 24, when the Raiders outshot Northern Kentucky from the field 61 percent to 39.4 percent and made eight more 3-pointers en route to a 32-point victory.

SAVVY VETERANS: Both of these teams have relied heavily on their seniors this year. Dantez Walton, Tyler Sharpe, Jalen Tate, Trevon Faulkner and Bryson Langdon have combined to account for

Washington St. looks to end streak vs Washington

Washington State (14-14, 5-10) vs. Washington (13-15, 3-12)

Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle; Friday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Washington looks to extend Washington State’s conference losing streak to five games. Washington State’s last Pac-12 win came against the Washington Huskies 79-67 on Feb. 9. Washington is coming off an 87-52 win over Cal on Saturday.

FAB FRESHMEN: Washington has relied heavily on its freshmen this year. Isaiah Stewart, Jaden McDaniels, Nahziah Carter and Hameir Wright have combined to account for 67 percent of the team’s scoring this year and 63 percent of all Huskies

Ohio seeks revenge on Kent State

Kent State (18-10, 8-7) vs. Ohio (14-14, 6-9)

Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio; Friday, 6:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Kent State goes for the season sweep over Ohio after winning the previous matchup in Kent. The teams last played each other on Feb. 15, when the Golden Flashes outshot Ohio from the field 53.1 percent to 48.2 percent and hit nine more 3-pointers en route to the 87-72 victory.

SUPER SENIORS: Ohio’s Jason Preston, Jordan Dartis and Sylvester Ogbonda have collectively scored 49 percent of the team’s points this season and have accounted for 54 percent of all Bobcats scoring over

Update on the latest sports

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Cavs route 76ers 108-94, Embiid left with sprained shoulder

WASHINGTON (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers routed Philadelphia 108-94 on Wednesday night after 76ers center Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) left in the first quarter because of a sprained left shoulder.

The 76ers, already playing without All-Star guard Ben Simmons, never led against the team with the worst record in the Eastern Conference and fell to 9-21 on the road.

Embiid collided with Cavaliers center Ante Zizic while being fouled late in the first quarter. The 7-footer held his

Update on the latest sports

NBA-SCHEDULE

Cavs route 76ers 108-94, Embiid left with sprained shoulder

WASHINGTON (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers routed Philadelphia 108-94 on Wednesday night after 76ers center Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) left in the first quarter because of a sprained left shoulder.

The 76ers, already playing without All-Star guard Ben Simmons, never led against the team with the worst record in the Eastern Conference and fell to 9-21 on the road.

Embiid collided with Cavaliers center Ante Zizic while being fouled late in the first quarter. The 7-footer held his

Update on the latest sports

NBA-SCHEDULE

Cavs route 76ers 108-94, Embiid left with sprained shoulder

WASHINGTON (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers routed Philadelphia 108-94 on Wednesday night after 76ers center Joel Embiid (joh-EHL’ ehm-BEED’) left in the first quarter because of a sprained left shoulder.

The 76ers, already playing without All-Star guard Ben Simmons, never led against the team with the worst record in the Eastern Conference and fell to 9-21 on the road.

Embiid collided with Cavaliers center Ante Zizic while being fouled late in the first quarter. The 7-footer held his