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December 14, 2019

Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey looks on in the second half against Maryland on Dec. 4 in College Park, Md.
Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey looks on in the second half against Maryland on Dec. 4 in College Park, Md. (Patrick McDermott / Getty Images)

Prentiss Hubb scored 20 points and dealt six assists, and fellow sophomore guard Dane Goodwin added 16 points as Notre Dame carved up UCLA from 3-point range in a 75-61 victory Saturday afternoon. (READ MORE)

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Louisville rebounded from a lackluster defeat that will end its stay at No. 1 with the offensive patience and accuracy that fueled its rise to the top. Jordan Nwora scored 26 points, Steven Enoch had a career-high 23 and the Cardinals shot 63% in both halves to blow out Eastern Kentucky 99-67 on Saturday. (READ MORE)

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Payton Pritchard scored 15 of the final 17 points for Oregon and Michigan missed two shots at the rim on the final possession of the game as the No. 10 Ducks held on to beat the No. 5 Wolverines in overtime, 71-70. (READ MORE)

Michigan State and Oakland have one of the most lopsided rivalries in college basketball. It also is one of the friendliest. With Saturday’s 72-49 victory at Little Caesars Arena, Tom Izzo and the No. 16 Spartans (7-3) are now 18-0 against Greg Kampe’s Golden Grizzlies, with all 18 games coming in the last 21 years. (READ MORE)

Derek Culver scored 16 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead West Virginia to an 83-57 victory over Nicholls State on Saturday. Oscar Tshiebwe had 15 points and 11 rebounds, Miles McBride scored 15, and Emmitt Matthews Jr. and Sean McNeil scored 10 apiece for the Mountaineers (9-1). (READ MORE)

Jermaine Samuels scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half and No. 20 Villanova won its season-high fourth straight game by holding off Delaware 78-70 on Saturday in the Never Forget Tribute Classic at the Prudential Center. Justin Moore came off the bench to add 16, Saddiq Bey had 13 and Cole Swider 12 as the Wildcats (8-2) beat the Blue Hens (9-2) for the 15th straight time. (READ MORE)

Facing an experienced, high-scoring team that gained confidence early with a strong first half, the Texas Longhorns did something they’ve struggled to accomplish under head coach Shaka Smart respond and close out down the stretch to pull out a 87-76 win against the Central Michigan Chippewas on Saturday at the Erwin Center. (READ MORE)

Lamar Stevens scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Penn State to a 73-71 win over Alabama on Saturday. Curtis Jones scored 18 points, Myreon Jones added 17 and Mike Watkins grabbed 10 rebounds for Penn State (9-2), which trailed 40-34 at halftime. (READ MORE)

With its top scorer being held in check, Mississippi State turned to its secondary players to record a 67-61 win over Kansas State on Saturday in the first game of the Never Forget Tribute Classic. Tyson Carter scored 14 points, but struggled with his shot, making only 3 of 13 from the floor. However, the senior guard was 7 of 10 from the line for the Bulldogs (7-2). (READ MORE)

Southern California’s basketball program has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA following a federal investigation into corruption and bribery in the sport. The school said in a statement Friday night it has “cooperated with the NCAA since it first became aware of the issues” raised in the notice, and it “looks forward to an expeditious resolution of this matter.” (READ MORE)

Georgetown forward Galen Alexander announced on Friday that he is transferring out of the university, citing a lack of support from the school and the basketball program in the wake of some troubling allegations that were levied at him and a pair of teammates. (READ MORE)

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