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Saturday, 09 February 2013 11:36

COL BKB Pittsburgh 62 Cincinnati 52

CINCINNATI, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Tray Woodall hit two key 3-pointers late in the game Saturday and No. 25 Pittsburgh outlasted 17th-ranked Cincinnati 62-52.

Woodall, who ended with 14 points, used the treys to help spark a second-half rally for the Panthers (20-5, 8-4 Big East), who stayed hot with a seventh victory in eight games.

Steven Adams put in 13 points for Pittsburgh and Talib Zanna helped out with 11.

Sean Kilpatrick scored 16 points but when 0-for-7 from the field down the stretch for the Bearcats (18-6, 6-5), who couldn't hit a field goal over the final 9 minutes.
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Saturday, 09 February 2013 11:39

COL BKB Kansas State 79 Iowa State 70

MANHATTAN, Kan., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Rodney McGruder's all-around game of 22 points, five rebounds and four steals Saturday powered 15th-ranked Kansas State's 79-70 victory over Iowa State.

Angel Rodriguez added 20 points and Thomas Gipson helped out with 16 for the Wildcats (19-4, 8-2 Big 12), who notched their fourth straight win and grabbed sole possession of the Big 12 Conference lead.

Martavious Irving provided some scoring punch off the Kansas State bench with 10 points.

Iowa State (16-7, 6-4) was led by Korie Lucious with 16 points.

Melvin Ejim (13 points, 11 rebounds) and Tyrus McGee (15 points) also reached double figures for the Cyclones.
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Saturday, 09 February 2013 12:32

COL BKB Michigan State 78 Purdue 65

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Branden Dawson helped keep eighth-ranked Michigan State on a hot streak with 20 points Saturday and the Spartans dominated Purdue 78-65.

Dawson connected on seven of his nine shots.

Keith Appling and Derrick Nix each scored 17 points and Adreian Payne added 12 as Michigan State (20-4, 9-2 Big Ten) won for the ninth time in 10 games.

The Boilermakers (12-12, 5-6) got 20 points from Terone Johnson.
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Saturday, 09 February 2013 13:00

NHL Buffalo 3 New York Islanders 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Ryan Miller turned aside 41-of-43 shots and Thomas Vanek scored his 11th goal of the season Saturday in Buffalo's 3-2 win over the New York Islanders.

Miller stopped all 14 shots he faced in the final period while turning in his busiest performance of the season for the Sabres, who won their second straight following a three-game skid.

Vanek, the NHL's leader in points and goals, scored in the first period and added an assist. Alexander Sulzer put in the go-ahead goal in the final frame for Buffalo.

Christian Ehrhoff added a tally and Cody Hodgson notched a pair of assists for the Sabres.

John Tavares and Colin McDonald scored for the Islanders and Evgeni Nabokov made 12 saves.

It was New York's fourth straight loss.
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Saturday, 09 February 2013 13:02

COL BKB Wichita St 79 Missouri St 50

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Cleanthony Early put in 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds Saturday, helping No. 22 Wichita State to cruise past Missouri State 79-50.

Nick Wiggins added 11 points for the Shockers (20-5, 9-4 MVC), who snapped a three-game losing streak.

Malcolm Armstead supplied 10 points with five assists while Tekele Cotton contributed 10 and four for the winners.

The Bears (7-18, 5-8) were paced by Marcus Marshall with 19 points.
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Saturday, 09 February 2013 13:13

NHL Washington 5 Florida 0

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Troy Brouwer scored twice and Braden Holtby recorded a shutout Saturday in the Washington Capitals' 5-0 pasting of Florida.

Brouwer's tallies gave Washington a 2-0 lead by early in the second period and the Capitals never looked back in winning for only the third time in 12 games to start the season.

Mathieu Perreault and Joel Ward each added a goal and an assist. Holtby turned aside all 27 shots he faced in logging his fourth career whitewash.

Florida's Jose Theodore started in net and was torched for five scores on 21 shots before pulled midway through the third period.

Scott Clemmensen relieved and stopped four shots the rest of the way for the Panthers, who were coming off a Thursday win over Philadelphia.
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Saturday, 09 February 2013 13:20

NHL Toronto 6 Montreal 0

MONTREAL, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Phil Kessel registered a goal and two assists to back James Reimer's shutout performance Saturday in the Toronto Maple Leafs' 6-0 thrashing of Montreal.

Dion Phaneuf and James van Riemsdyk each provided a goal and an assist, while Tyler Bozak, Korbinian Holzer and Leo Komarov also scored as the Leafs racked up their third straight victory.

Reimer, meanwhile, frustrated the Canadiens by stopping all 37 shots he faced in logging his seventh career shutout.

Montreal's Carey Price was blitzed for six goals on 27 shots as the Habs stumbled to their third straight loss.
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Saturday, 09 February 2013 13:30

UPI Sports Calendar for Sunday Feb 10

(All times Eastern)




Basketball

NBA

LA Clippers at New York, 1 p.m.

LA Lakers at Miami, 3:30 p.m.

Denver at Boston, 6 p.m.

Portland at Orlando, 6 p.m.

New Orleans at Toronto, 6 p.m.

Minnesota at Memphis, 6 p.m.

San Antonio at Brooklyn, 8 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Phoenix, 8 p.m.

Houston at Sacramento, 9 p.m.




NCAA

(1) Indiana at (10) Ohio St., 1 p.m.

St. John's at (9) Syracuse, 3 p.m.

Illinois at (18) Minnesota, 6 p.m.

(4) Duke at Boston College, 6 p.m.

California at (7) Arizona, 7 p.m.




Hockey

NHL

Los Angeles at Detroit, 12:30 p.m.

Edmonton at Columbus, 6 p.m.

Boston at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

New Jersey at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Nashville, 8 p.m.




Golf

PGA Tour

AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am at Pebble Beach, Calif.




European Tour

Joburg Open at Johannesburg, South Africa




Champions Tour

Allianz Championship at Boca Raton, Fla.




Men's Tennis

Open Sud de France at Montpellier, France

PBZ Zagreb Indoors at Zagreb, Croatia

VTR Open at Vina del Mar, Chile




Women's Tennis

Fed Cup First Round

Czech Republic vs. Australia at Ostrava, Czech Republic

Italy vs. United States at Rimini, Italy

Russia vs. Japan at Moscow

Serbia vs. Slovak Republic at Nis, Serbia
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Saturday, 09 February 2013 13:32

NBA Denver 113 Cleveland 103

CLEVELAND, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A combined 36 points from Danilo Gallinari and Kenneth Faried Saturday sparked Denver to its ninth straight win, a 111-103 decision over Cleveland.

Gallinari finished with 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Faried had 17 points and hauled down seven rebounds.

The Nuggets reeled off a ninth consecutive victory for the first time since the 2004-05 season with the help of Andre Iguodala's 14 points, seven assists and four rebounds, and JaVale McGee's 6-of-7 performance from the field en route to 13 points.

The Cavaliers, meanwhile, saw their three-game winning streak snapped despite 26 points, six rebounds and seven assists from Kyrie Irving.
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Saturday, 09 February 2013 13:37

COL BKB Oregon 73 Utah 64

EUGENE, Ore., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- E.J. Singler cleaned up at the foul line Saturday, making 12-of-13 attempts en route to 21 points in No. 19 Oregon's 73-64 triumph over Utah.

Singler connected on four of his six shots from the field and hauled down eight rebounds while Damyean Dotson added 16 points as the Ducks (19-5, 8-3 Pac-12) snapped a three-game skid. Arsalan Kazemi helped out with 11 points and 14 boards.

The Utes (10-13, 2-9) were paced by Jason Washburn with 20 points and seven rebounds.

Jarred DuBois also reached double figures with15 points for Utah.
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