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ANN ARBOR, Mich | No. 7 Michigan rolls past No. 11 North Carolina 84-67

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Charles Matthews had 21 points and seven rebounds, and Zavier Simpson spearheaded another impressive defensive effort by No. 7 Michigan, which rolled to an 84-67 victory over No. 11 North Carolina on Wednesday night. Jordan Poole scored 15 of his 18 points in the second half for the Wolverines (7-0), who … Continue reading ANN ARBOR, Mich | No. 7 Michigan rolls past No. 11 North Carolina 84-67

CHARLOTTE, N.C | Walker’s 60 points not enough; 76ers top Hornets 122-119

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jimmy Butler knocked down a 3-pointer as time expired in overtime, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a career-high 60 points from Kemba Walker to beat the Charlotte Hornets 122-119 on Saturday night. Butler’s play in the final seconds was the difference. He blocked Walker’s shot and saved the ball to a teammate … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Walker’s 60 points not enough; 76ers top Hornets 122-119

OKLAHOMA CITY | Hooker KOs Saucedo, defends WBO junior welterweight title

OKLAHOMA CITY — Maurice Hooker spoiled Alex Saucedo’s homecoming by knocking him out in the seventh round Friday night to successfully defend his WBO junior welterweight title. In front of a crowd of 4,102 at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Hooker (25-0-3, 17 KOs) dominated much of the action. Hooker used his reach to keep Saucedo at … Continue reading OKLAHOMA CITY | Hooker KOs Saucedo, defends WBO junior welterweight title

CHICAGO | Vargas, Dulorme draw in WBC silver welterweight match

CHICAGO  — Jessie Vargas and Thomas Dulorme fought to a majority 12-round draw Saturday in a battle for the vacant WBC silver welterweight title at the Wintrust Arena. Both fighters scored knockdowns, Vargas in the 10th and Dulorme in the final seconds of the fight. The scores were 115-111 for Vargas and two scores of … Continue reading CHICAGO | Vargas, Dulorme draw in WBC silver welterweight match

CLEVELAND | Pacers believe LeBron goaltended on block in final seconds

CLEVELAND  — The Indiana Pacers felt cheated — by LeBron James and the officials. Moments before James beat them with a game-winning, step-back 3-pointer at the buzzer, the Pacers were poised to take the lead in Game 5 on Victor Oladipo’s driving layup. However, James came from behind and blocked Oladipo’s shot, which appeared to … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Pacers believe LeBron goaltended on block in final seconds