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Afternoon men's college basketball results

By The Associated Press | Posted - Feb. 25, 2017 at 1:50 p.m.



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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The eighth-ranked team in the AP men's poll, North Carolina, has a four-game winning streak after an 85-67 win over Pittsburgh. Justin Jackson scored 23 points and Joel Berry added 19 in the win. The Tar Heels can clinch their second straight ACC regular season crown and 31st overall with a win at No. 18 Virginia on Monday.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Shake Milton had 20 points and seven rebounds in 15th-ranked SMU's 69-61 win over Connecticut. The Mustangs are now 25-4 on the season and 15-1 in the American Athletic Conference. They have won 11 straight and haven't lost since Jan. 12 at Cincinnati.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Virginia's Cavaliers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 70-55 victory over North Carolina State. The Cavaliers, who are ranked 18th, got 19 points from freshman Kyle Guy and they improved to 19-9.

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Xavier Rathan-Mayes had a big second half for Florida State in a 76-74 win over Clemson. He scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half for the 19th-ranked Seminoles as they won their 23rd game of the season. One of his hoops was the go-ahead basket with 1:22 left as FSU improved to 23-6.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) —Wichita State has improved its chances of reaching the NCAA Tournament for the sixth straight year. An 86-67 win over Missouri State secured at least a share of the Missouri Valley Conference title for a fourth straight season for the 25th-ranked Shockers. Freshman Landry Shamet had a career-best 23 points for Wichita State.

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