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Akron's Antino Jackson (55) leaps for a loose ball against Creighton's Maurice Watson Jr. (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Marcus Foster's 27 lead No. 10 Creighton past Akron 82-70

Akron coach Keith Dambrot knows Creighton better than most nonconference opponents, perhaps better than he would like. After his Zips lost 82-70 to the 10th-ranked Bluejays on Saturday night, Dambrot said this Creighton team appears to be a cut above the other three he's faced over the last 11 years ...

Santiago scores 20, Youngstown State beats Oberlin 87-72

Francisco Santiago scored 20 points and had 10 assists and Youngstown State pulled away in the second half from Division III Oberlin College 87-72 on Saturday night for its fourth win in five games. Leading 43-41 at halftime, Santiago hit a layup and sparked a 12-4 run and the Penguins ...

Small's free throw gives Green Bay overtime win at Toledo

Khalil Small's free throw with six seconds remaining in overtime gave Green Bay a 78-77 victory over Toledo on Saturday night. Small took a pass while curling underneath to the basket, was fouled and made 1 of 2 free throws. Toledo's Steve Taylor rebounded the miss and went down the ...

Garner scores 17 points; Penn State beats Wright State 72-50

Pat Chambers watched nearly all of the film available on Wright State heading into Saturday. Penn State's coach was worried about the Raiders, specifically their ability to shoot 3-pointers with pinpoint accuracy and fill hoops at a clip of nearly 83 points per game. That average took a big hit ...

Ohio State's Jai'Sean Tate, right, shoots over Fairleigh Dickinson's Mike Holloway during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Ohio State holds off Fairleigh Dickinson 70-62

Marc Loving scored 18 points and Kam Williams added 17 more to lift Ohio State to a 70-62 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday. Jae'Sean Tate and Trevor Thompson each had double-doubles for OSU (7-1), combining for 22 points and 25 rebounds. Williams, getting his fifth straight start for the ...

Xavier's Kaiser Gates (22) and Baylor's King McClure (22) watch as forward Johnathan Motley (5) dunks in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

No. 9 Baylor beats No. 7 Xavier 76-61; Bears 3rd Top 10 win

Baylor fans filled the arena with the obligatory chants over "Over-rated!" in the closing minutes as the ninth-ranked Bears were closing out a convincing victory over No. 7 Xavier. Maybe they should have been chanting "Under-rated!" for their own team. Manu Lecomte scored 24 points, Johnathan Motley had 17 points ...

Hoban beats Trotwood-Madison 30-0 for Division III title

In last season's championship game, Akron Archbishop Hoban quarterback Danny Clark won the title game in the place he thought would be his future college home. But a year later, after recently decommitting from Ohio State to attend the University of Kentucky, the result was the same for the senior. ...

Youngstown State knocks Jacksonville State out of playoffs

Jody Webb rushed for 140 yards and two touchdowns, including a 50-yarder in the third quarter, and Youngstown State knocked off third-seeded Jacksonville State 40-24 on Saturday in a second-round FCS playoff game. Webb's second touchdown came in the first minute of the second half and gave the Penguins (10-3), ...

Campbell leads Ohio past Bryant 79-53

Antonio Campbell scored 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, his third double-double of the season, to lead Ohio to a 79-53 win over Bryant on Saturday. Jordan Dartis added 20 points, including six 3-pointers, for Ohio (5-1), which controlled the boards 47-33. Jaaron Simmons and Rodney Culver each had nine ...

Scott, Evans lead Fort Wayne to 6th straight win

Bryson Scott scored a career-high 24 points and Mo Evans added 23 points and 10 assists as Fort Wayne beat Miami (Ohio) 87-71 on Saturday for the Mastodons' sixth consecutive victory. John Konchar added 14 points and 12 rebounds and Kason Harrell 11 points. Evans had five 3-pointers and Scott ...

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