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The Latest: Hirscher wins slalom, leads Austrian clean sweep

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 7:40am

The Latest on skiing world championships (all times local):

Here is the latest Pac-12 Conference sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 6:06am

Stephen Thompson Jr. had 22 points and Oregon State swept the Civil War series for the first time in nine seasons with a 72-57 victory over Oregon. Tres Tinkle got off to a slow start but added 13 points and seven assists for the Beavers (16-8, 8-4 Pac-12).

Here is the latest ACC sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 6:06am

RJ Barrett had Duke's first triple-double in 13 years, finishing with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the second-ranked Blue Devils' 94-78 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday night. Zion Williamson scored 32 points on 12-of-16 shooting and Tre Jones added 13 to help the Blue Devils win their ninth straight.

Here is the latest SEC sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 6:06am

PJ Washington had 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and No. 5 Kentucky upset No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 to end the Volunteers' 19-game winning streak. The Wildcats used a 25-7 surge over 7:02 for a 62-38 lead, providing a cushion that withstood the Volunteers' 13-0 spurt soon after that cut the advantage in half. Kentucky maintained a double-digit lead to win the highly-anticipated matchup of conference leaders and top-five schools. Washington made 9 of 12 from the field while Johnson was 8 of 14.

Here is the latest Big Ten Conference sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 6:06am

Joe Wieskamp banked in a 3-pointer from the corner with less than a second to play and No. 21 Iowa posted a miraculous 71-69 win over Rutgers on Saturday for its fourth straight win. The Scarlet Knights appeared on the verge of their second upset of a ranked team this season when Gio Baker got a friendly role on a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 3.3 seconds to play to put Rutgers ahead 69-68.

Here is the latest Big 12 Conference sports news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 6:06am

Devon Dotson and K.J. Lawson each scored 15 points, and No. 14 Kansas beat depleted West Virginia 78-53. Dedric Lawson, K.J.'s brother, had 14 points for the Jayhawks, who won their third straight as they continue to start four freshmen. Lamont West and Chase Harler scored 11 points apiece for West Virginia, which struggled without former starters Esa Ahmed and Wesley Harris, who were dismissed from the team earlier in the week.

Hirscher looks to win slalom as ski worlds draw to close

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:02am

Mikaela Shiffrin defied illness to win the slalom at the skiing world championships. Can Marcel Hirscher do the same?

Hirscher looks to win slalom as ski worlds draw to close

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 2:54am

Mikaela Shiffrin defied illness to win the slalom at the skiing world championships. Can Marcel Hirscher do the same?

Purchase hits 5 3s, scores 23; Hawaii beats UC Riverside

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 1:37am

Jack Purchase scored 23 points and hit five of Hawaii's 13 3-pointers and the Rainbow Warriors never trailed in their 87-64 win over UC Riverside on Saturday night.

Leonard lifts UC Irvine past UC Santa Barbara 83-70

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 1:36am

Evan Leonard had a season-high 23 points as UC Irvine stretched its win streak to eight games, beating UC Santa Barbara 83-70 on Saturday night.

Nelly Korda clinches genuine family Grand Slam in Australia

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 1:22am

Nelly Korda added to her family's impressive sports pedigree Down Under with a win Sunday in the Women's Australian Open.

Bruins knock off Kings 4-2 for 5th straight win

Dan Greenspan, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 12:58am

Charlie McAvoy and the Boston Bruins made one last push in the third period.

At All-Star Game, Anthony Davis finds himself in spotlight

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:49am

Anthony Davis isn't completely sure if he's going to play in Sunday's All-Star game. He doesn't know how much the New Orleans Pelicans will have him play the rest of this season. Or where he'll play next season. Or where he'll play the season after that, either.

New-look Daytona 500 has a certain throwback feel

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 12:48am

Among those trying to win the Daytona 500 this year are a Florida watermelon farmer, a short-track champion from New England, a television analyst and a 22-year-old whose career nearly was derailed by a brain tumor.

Pavelski's 31st goal helps Sharks top Canucks 3-2

Gideon Rubin, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 12:22am

Joe Pavelski was in the right place at the right time at a big moment for the San Jose Sharks.

Pacioretty nets 2, leads Vegas past Nashville 5-1

W.g. Ramirez, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 17th - 12:06am

After veteran goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury allowed 17 goals in four straight starts, the Vegas Golden Knights' Malcolm Subban took over the crease for just the eighth time this season.

Fitts leads Saint Mary's (Cal) past Pepperdine 72-65

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:03am

Malik Fitts had 25 points as Saint Mary's won its eighth consecutive home game, topping Pepperdine 72-65 on Saturday night. Jordan Ford added 20 points for the Gaels.

Edwards, Cheatham help Arizona St. beat Utah 98-87

John Coon, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 16th - 11:57pm

Arizona State stayed in the NCAA Tournament picture by putting together one of its best offensive performances of the season.

Oregon State sweeps series with 72-57 win over Oregon

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 16th - 11:45pm

For the Beavers, it was more about the league than the rivalry.