Friday's Scores: Yale 81, Penn 58; VCU 79, Davidson 69; Cavaliers 114, Pistons 106;
Saturday's Scores: Warriors 108, 76ers 105; St. Joe's 64, Rhode Island 55; Dayton 59, La Salle 44; Hofstra 60, Drexel 64; Brown 89, Penn 83; #1 Oklahoma 77, LSU 75; #4 Kansas 90, #20 Kentucky 84 (OT); #5 Texas A&M 72, #14 Iowa State 62; Florida 88, #9 West Virginia 71; #10 Providence 73, Georgetown 69; #11 Virginia 63, #16 Louisville 47; NC State 85, #15 Miami (FL) 69; Syracuse 60, Georgia Tech 57; Raptors 111, Pistons 107; Pacers 109, Nuggets 105 (OT); Wizards 123, Rockets 122; Grizzlies 121, Kings 117; Cavaliers 117, Spurs 103
Sunday's Scores: #6 Villanova 68, St. John's 53; Temple 70, South Florida 63; #8 Maryland 66, Ohio State 61; Atlantic 4, Metropolitan 3; Pacific 9, Central 6 (JOHN SCOTT WITH TWO GOALS); Pacific 1, Atlantic 0 (JOHN SCOTT NAMED ALL-STAR MVP!); Clippers 120, Bulls 93; Heat 105, Hawks 87; Magic 119, Celtics 114; Trail Blazers 96, Timberwolves 93; Team Irvin 49, Team Rice 27
Today's Schedule: #2 North Carolina @ #16 Louisville - 7 PM (ESPN); Cavaliers @ Pacers - 7 PM (NBATV); #13 SMU @ Houston - 8 PM (CBSSN); Mavericks @ Hawks - 8 PM; Texas @ #17 Baylor - 9 PM (ESPN); NC State @ Florida State - 9 PM (ESPNU); Bucks @ Kings - 10 PM (NBATV)
SIXERS WERE *THIS CLOSE* TO SHOCKING THE WORLD AND BEATING THE WARRIORS
Canaan led the Sixers with 18 points, while Robert Covington had a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds. Jerami Grant and Nik Stauskas (10 points each), Ish Smith (16), Jahlil Okafor (13), and Hollis Thompson (11) also had double-digit figures in scoring. Ish had nine dishes, or assists as they're normally called. For the Warriors, Klay Thompson had a game-high 32 points, while Steph Curry had 23. Harrison Barnes had 11, and Draymond Green had a double-double with 10 points and 13 boards. Curry and Green each turned the ball seven times during the game.
One of the biggest moral wins of the season for the Sixers, and they hope to capitalize with an actual win back home on Wednesday against the Hawks. (RECAP)
Speaking of home, their new home in Camden is still being built. Here's the team's second part of their multi-part series on their new home.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP
- Villanova bounced back from a rough first half on the road against St. John's to defeat the Red Storm 68-53 on Sunday. Josh Hart was one of two Wildcats to record a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds, leading all Wildcats in both categories. Kris Jenkins was the second Wildcat with a double-double, with 14 points and 11 rebounds respectively. Mikal Bridges came off the bench to score 13. For St. John's, Durand Johnson led all Red Storm with 13 points, and Ron Mvouika had a double-double with 11 points and 10 boards. Christian Jones scored 10. Nova hosts Creighton on Wednesday before traveling to Rhode Island to take on Providence next weekend. (RECAP)
- Quenton DeCosey's career-high 30 points helped lead Temple to a 70-63 win on the road against South Florida. Obi Enechionyia had 13 points, while Trey Lowe scored 11. Jaylen Bond also returned after a three-game absence, as he had eight points and three rebounds off the bench. For the Bulls, Angel Nunez led the team with 16 points, while Ruben Guerrero had a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds. Jahmal McMurray also scored 14, and Jaleel Cousins scored 10. The Owls are in a three-way tie for 2nd place in the AAC at 6-3, and return home on Thursday to take on Tulsa, who is also 6-3 in AAC play. (RECAP)
- St. Joe's continues their winning ways, defeating Rhode Island 64-55. It's their seventh straight win, and have won 14 out of their last 15 games. Isaiah Miles led the team once again in points with 17, while DeAndre' Bembry recorded a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Shavar Newkirk also added 12 points. For the Rams, Jared Terrell had a game-high 22 points, while Jarvis Garrett had 13 points. The Hawks return home on Wednesday when they host St. Bonaventure. (RECAP)
- The Explorers couldn't get the season-sweep of Dayton on the road, as they fell to the Flyers 59-44. Jordan Price led all Explorers with 17 points, while Tony Washington had 10. For Dayton, Kendall Pollard had a game-high 18 points, while Dyshawn Pierre had 13, and Kyle Davis was not far behind with 12. La Salle return home on Wednesday to host VCU. (RECAP)
- Drexel also lost this weekend, giving up a six-point lead at the half and falling to Hofstra at home 70-64. Tavon Allen had a career-high 33 points, while Sammy Mojica had a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds, Kazembe Abif scored 11 as well. For the Pride, Juan'ya Green and Ameen Tanksley each had a team-high 15 points, while Denton Koon and Rokas Gustys scored 11, with Gustys recording a double-double of 12 rebounds as well. Drexel finishes their four-game home stand on Thursday as they take on James Madison. (RECAP)
- Wrapping up the City 6 teams in action this weekend is Penn, who lost twice over the weekend. First, the Quakers fell to Yale on Friday night, 81-58. Matt Howard was the only Quaker in double-figures with 17 points, while Sam Jones scored nine. For the Bulldogs, Brandon Sherrod had a game-high 19 points, while Justin Sears scored 16, and Makai Mason had 14 (RECAP). The following night, the Quakers completed their New England Ivy road trip by falling to Brown 89-83. Brown scored nine of the game's final 11 points to get the win from Penn. Howard again led all Quakers with 20 points, while Max Rothschild scored 18. Jackson Donahue was not far behind with 17 points, and Sam Jones dropped 12. For the Bears, Cedric Kuakumensah had a game-high 26 points, while Tavon Blackmon had 23, and Steven Spieth had 19. Penn is back in action on Friday as they host Dartmouth, before hosting Harvard the following night. (RECAP)