HOUSTON, Texas (AP) — Eric Gordon and Christian Wood both scored 23 points, and the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-108 on Sunday night for their sixth straight win.
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STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Cheikh Faye scored 16 points, Deontaye Buskey added 10 and Charleston Southern beat Tarleton 59-57 on Sunday night.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — DJ Horne scored 23 points, Jay Heath hit a 3-pointer in the closing seconds of overtime and Arizona State beat Oregon 69-67 on Sunday night to snap a five-game skid.
SYDNEY (AP) — WNBA star Liz Cambage has been omitted from Australia's preliminary squad for next year’s Women’s Basketball World Cup in Sydney, a day after saying she had “zero” interest in playing again for the Opals.
NEW YORK (AP) — Posh Alexander had a career-high 23 points as St. John's topped Fordham 83-69 on Sunday night.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Young scored 16 points, E.J. Liddell added 14 points and Ohio State beat Penn State 76-64 on Sunday night in a Big Ten opener for both teams.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Malachi Smith scored 27 points as Chattanooga easily beat Lipscomb 85-64 on Sunday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — David DeJulius scored 16 points and Viktor Lakhin had 13 points and 11 rebounds to lift Cincinnati to a 73-58 win over Bryant on Sunday night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 32 points and the Charlotte Hornets, without four players, leaned on their best 3-point shooting game of the season and beat the Atlanta Hawks 130-127 on Sunday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 31 points, Precious Achiuwa had 10 points and 14 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 102-90 on Sunday night.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Bennedict Mathurin scored a season-high 29 points, including four 3-pointers, and No. 11 Arizona beat Oregon State 90-65 on Sunday.
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Keon Clergeot scored 17 points, Jalyn Hinton registered 13 points, seven rebounds and four blocks and Southeastern Louisiana narrowly beat Troy 72-68 on Sunday.