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Iowa State looks to end streak vs Kansas

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Kansas (14-7, 8-5) vs. Iowa State (2-13, 0-10) James H. Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Kansas looks to extend Iowa State’s conference losing streak to 15 games. Iowa State’s last Big 12 win came against the TCU Horned Frogs 65-59 on Feb. 25, 2020. Kansas blew out Iowa State by 33 at home in its…

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NBA-SCHEDULE Blazers top Sixers again UNDATED (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have won six of their last eight games, but the two losses have come at the hands of the Portland Trail Blazers. Damian Lillard had 30 points and the Blazers won for the fourth time in five games by outlasting the Sixers, 118-114. Carmelo Anthony added 24 points off…

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NBA-SCHEDULE UNDATED (AP) — The Boston Celtics had dropped two straight and three of four before thumping the reigning Atlantic Division champs. Semi Ojeleye (SEH’-mee OH’-zhah-lay) nailed six 3-pointers and had a career-high 24 points in the Celtics’ 120-106 win over the Raptors. Rookie Payton Pritchard also hit six 3s and added 20 points for the Celtics, who drained a…

Update on the latest sports

AP

NBA-SCHEDULE UNDATED (AP) — The Boston Celtics had dropped two straight and three of four before thumping the reigning Atlantic Division champs. Semi Ojeleye (SEH’-mee OH’-zhah-lay) nailed six 3-pointers and had a career-high 24 points in the Celtics’ 120-106 win over the Raptors. Rookie Payton Pritchard also hit six 3s and added 20 points for the Celtics, who drained a…

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NBA-RAPTORS-FLORIDA Raptors to call Tampa home for rest of season TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors aren’t going back to Toronto this season. The team said Thursday it will stay in its adopted home of Tampa because of ongoing challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic and how that affects the process of crossing the border between the U.S. and…

Update on the latest sports

AP

NBA-RAPTORS-FLORIDA Raptors to call Tampa home for rest of season TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors aren’t going back to Toronto this season. The team said Thursday it will stay in its adopted home of Tampa, Florida, because of ongoing challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic and how that affects the process of crossing the border between the U.S….

The Latest: Memphis-Houston men’s basketball game postponed

By The Associated Press

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: The Memphis Tigers now have two men’s basketball games missed by positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing with their Sunday game at No. 8 Houston postponed. The American Athletic Conference announced the latest postponement Thursday. Memphis paused activities Wednesday and the Tigers’ game with Cincinnati on…

No. 10 Mizzou looks for home win vs Arkansas

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Arkansas (15-5, 7-4) vs. No. 10 Missouri (13-4, 6-4) Mizzou Arena, Columbia, Missouri; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 10 Missouri looks for its fifth straight win over Arkansas at Mizzou Arena. The last victory for the Razorbacks at Missouri was a 94-61 win on Jan. 12, 2016. PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE: Senior leadership has been on display for both…

Northwestern looks to knock off No. 25 Rutgers

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Northwestern (6-11, 3-10) vs. No. 25 Rutgers (11-7, 7-7) Rutgers Athletic Center, Piscataway, New Jersey; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 25 Rutgers looks to give Northwestern its eighth straight loss against ranked opponents. Northwestern’s last win vs a ranked opponent came against the then-No. 23 Ohio State Buckeyes 71-70 on Dec. 26, 2020. Rutgers lost 79-66 on the…

St. Louis, Fordham meet in conference play

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Saint Louis (9-3, 2-2) vs. Fordham (2-10, 2-10) Rose Hill Gym, New York; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: A10 foes meet as Saint Louis takes on Fordham. Each team last played this past Wednesday. Saint Louis got past Rhode Island by seven at home, while Fordham is coming off of a 77-45 loss on the road to George Mason….