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Last Update on February 07, 2016 03:58 GMT


UNDATED (AP) -- You can expect to see a new major changes near the top of The Associated Press men's basketball poll when it comes out on Monday.

Wesley Iwundu (ih-WUHN'-doo) scored 22 points and freshman Dean Wade came off the bench to add 17 as Kansas State stunned No. 1 Oklahoma 80-69. The Wildcats entered the game just 2-7 in the Big 12 before handing the Sooners their third loss in 10 conference games.

D.J. Johnson finished with 12 points and Justin Edwards had 11 as the Wildcats ended Oklahoma's four-game winning streak.

Sooners leading scorer Buddy Hield (heeld) had 23 points, most of which came in the final minutes after Kansas State took control of the game.

It was Kansas State's first victory against a No. 1 team since topping Kansas on Feb. 11, 2011.

Second-ranked North Carolina will also plummet in the poll on Monday following its second straight loss. Demetrius Jackson and Bonzie Colson each had 19 points as Notre Dame knocked off the Tar Heels, 80-76 at South Bend. Colson also had 10 rebounds for the Fighting Irish, who trailed by nine in the second half before going on an 11-2 run.

In other top-25 finals:

-- Darryl Reynolds had 19 points and 10 rebounds as third-ranked Villanova downed No. 11 Providence, 72-60. Ryan Arcidiacono (ahr-chee-dee-ah-KOH'-noh) added 16 points to help the 20-3 Wildcats earn their 12th victory in 13 games.

-- Fourth-ranked Maryland ran its home winning streak to 25 games as Rasheed Sulaimon (SOO'-lih-mahn) had 21 points and a career-high 10 rebounds in the Terrapins' 72-61 victory against No. 18 Purdue. Robert Carter Jr. finished with 19 points, including a 3-pointer to spark a 9-0 run that gave the Terps a five-point lead with about four minutes left.

-- J.P. Macura scored a career-high 20 points and hit a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch to carry sixth-ranked Xavier past Marquette 90-82. Trevon Bluiett had 23 points and a career-high eight assists to help the Musketeers earn their fifth straight win and improve to 21-2.

Seventh-ranked Kansas got 23 points and 10 rebounds from Perry Ellis in a 75-56 romp over TCU. Devonte Graham added 15 points and Frank Mason III 12 to help the 19-4 Jayhawks win for the first time in their last four Big 12 road games.

-- No. 25 South Carolina won a matchup of ranked teams as Sindarius Thornwell had 25 points and nine assists to lead an 81-78 road win at eighth-rated Texas A&M. Michael Carrera scored 20 points on 6-for-6 shooting for the Gamecocks.

-- Malcolm Brogdon scored 21 points and London Perrantes provided 14 as ninth-ranked Virginia topped Pittsburgh 64-50. The game was tied in the second half until the Cavaliers hit three straight 3-pointers during a 12-0 run that led them to their sixth straight win.

-- No. 10 Michigan State shot 14-for-22 from beyond the arc in an 89-73 pounding of Michigan. Bryn Forbes had 29 points for the Spartans, who have hit 47 3-pointers in their last three games.

-- Georges Niang (johrj nee-ANG') scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half and finished with nine rebounds as No. 13 Iowa State beat Oklahoma State 64-59.

-- Daxter Miles Jr. scored a season-high 20 points as 14th-ranked West Virginia beat No. 15 Baylor 80-69 to grab sole possession of first place in the Big 12.

-- No. 19 Louisville hammered Boston College 79-47 as Trey Lewis scored 16 points and Deng Adel added 13.

-- Jamal Murray scored a career-high 35 points and No. 20 Kentucky halted a two-game skid by thumping Florida.

-- Brandon Taylor scored 11 of his 24 points while Penn State was closing on a 21-15 run to beat No. 22 Indiana, 68-63.

-- No. 23 Arizona pulled out a 77-72 win over Washington behind Ryan Anderson's 22 points and 15 rebounds.

-- Charles Cooke poured in 24 points and had five assists as No. 24 Dayton won a 98-64 laugher at George Mason.


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Senior Jameel McKay has been suspended indefinitely by Iowa State for violating team rules. McKay is averaging 12.4 points and nine rebounds a game for the 13th-ranked Cyclones and his absence will further stress a roster that's been thin all year.


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Quarterbacks Brett Favre (fahrv) and Ken Stabler head the list of players elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.

Favre retired as the NFL's all-time leading passer with 6,300 completions, 10,169 attempts, 71,838 yards and 508 TDs. Stabler compiled and impressive .661 winning percentage and totaled 27,938 yards and 194 touchdowns.

The class of 2016 also includes receiver Marvin Harrison, linebacker Kevin Greene, offensive tackle Orlando Pace, coach Tony Dungy, contributor Ed DeBartolo (deh-BAHR'-teh-loh) Jr. and senior selection Dick Stanfel. Harrison finished with 1,102 receptions, 14,580 yards and 128 touchdowns. Greene recorded 160 career sacks and led his team in that department 11 times.

Terrell Davis, Joe Jacoby, John Lynch and Kurt Warner, and coach Don Coryell were eliminated in the final vote.

The NFL and The Associated Press also handed out their postseason awards on the eve of Super Bowl 50.

Cam Newton has won The AP NFL Most Valuable Player award in a landslide, receiving 48 of 50 votes from a nationwide panel of 50 sports writers and broadcasters who regularly cover the league. The Carolina Panthers' All-Pro quarterback also earned NFL Offensive Player of the Year honors after setting an NFL mark for the position with 45 touchdowns this season, 35 passing and 10 rushing. He also ranked sixth with a 99.4 passer rating while throwing for 3,837 yards.

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt took The Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award for the third time. Watt's superb fifth pro season for the AFC South champions included a league-high 17 1-2 sacks, eight passes defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.

Rams running back Todd Gurley is the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year after rushing for 1,106 yards. Gurley finished third in league rushing and scored 10 touchdowns despite missing the first two games of the season.

Kansas City safety Eric Berry is the NFL Comeback Player of the year. Berry became an All-Pro this season and missing 10 games in 2014 while battling lymphoma.

Carolina's Ron Rivera has won The Associated Press NFL Coach of the Year award for the second time in three years. Rivera led the Panthers to an unprecedented third straight NFC South title and two playoff victories this year, putting the team in the Super Bowl for the second time in franchise history.

Denver defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is the AP's NFL Assistant Coach of the Year.


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Three members of the AFC-champion Denver Broncos have been punished by the NFL for their actions in the conference championship game with New England. Llinebacker, Von Miller and safeties T.J. Ward and Shiloh Keo have been fined over $23,000 each by the NFL for actions during the game.

Miller was docked for unsportsmanlike conduct, likely for a celebration after one of his 2 1/2 sacks of Tom Brady.

Ward was fined for spearing an opponent while Keo was docked for a hit on a defenseless receiver.


UNDATED (AP) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers nearly blew a 15-point lead for the second straight night before improving to 6-3 under head coach Tyronn Lue (TY'-rahn loo).

Kyrie (KY'-ree) Irving poured in 29 points and LeBron James added 27 as the Cavs beat New Orleans 99-84. Irving and James combined for 17 points in the fourth quarter after the Pelicans pulled within 74-70 by the end of the third period.

The Cavaliers won without Kevin Love, who was out with a bruised left thigh.

In other NBA action:

-- Indiana knocked off Detroit 112-104 behind Paul George's 30 points. George Hill scored 17 points and helped the Pacers stay in front after they squandered most of a 20-point, third-quarter lead.

-- Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds fuel Minnesota's 112-105 comeback win against Chicago. The Wolves trailed by five with 2 1/2 minutes left before scoring the final 12 points to earn their second straight win.

-- Nicolas Batum (bah-TOOM') provided 26 points and 11 rebounds as Charlotte beat Washington 108-104. Kemba Walker added 23 points for the Hornets, who trailed by 12 in the third quarter before ending the period on a 26-11 run.

-- Damian Lillard had 21 points and 10 assists as Portland won for the sixth time in seven games, 96-79 in Houston. C.J. McCollum chipped in 16 points and seven boards for the Blazers, who led 74-42 midway through the third quarter.

-- Jahlil Okafor (jah-LIHL' OH'-kah-fohr) had 22 points and 17 rebounds in Philadelphia's eighth win of the season, 103-98 against Brooklyn. Nerlens Noel added 18 points for the 76ers, who need two more victories to avoid matching the worst 82-game record in NBA history.


UNDATED (AP) -- The Washington Capitals' lead in the NHL's Metropolitan Division remains 15 points over the New York Rangers, and they also lead the Eastern Conference by 10 points over Florida.

Shootout goals by T.J. Oshie (OH'-shee) and Alex Ovechkin (oh-VEHCH'-kihn) lifted the Capitals past New Jersey 3-2. Andre Burakovsky ran his goal-scoring streak to five straight games and Braden Holtby made 22 saves in winning his league-high 32nd game.

The Rangers also earned a shootout win as Mats Zuccarello and Derek Stepan scored in the extra session to complete a 3-2 comeback win at Philadelphia. The Flyers were on the way to their fourth straight victory until Keith Yandle scored with 12.9 seconds left in regulation.

The Capitals padded their lead in the East when Florida absorbed a 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh in overtime. Kris Letang ended it at 1:27 of OT with his second goal of the night. Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists as the Penguins won for the fifth time in six games while ending the Panthers' five-game winning streak.

Elsewhere on NHL ice:

-- Chicago padded its lead over the Stars in the Western Conference and Central Division races as Artem Anisimov (ah-nee-see-MAHV') had a goal and three assists in a 5-1 romp at Dallas. Anisimov set up first-period goals by Brent Seabrook, Trevor van Riemsdyk (van REEMZ'-dyk) and Marian Hossa (HOH'-sah) before the Blackhawks moved five points ahead of the Stars.

-- Jori Lehtera (YOHR'-ee LEH'-the-ruh), Paul Stastny (STAS'-nee) and Troy Brouwer (BROW'-ur) each had a goal and an assist in the Blues' 4-1 triumph over Minnesota in St. Louis. The Wild suffered their fifth consecutive loss and fell to 1-10 in their last 11 games.

-- Viktor Arvidsson scored twice and Filip Forsberg collected a goal and two assists as Nashville slammed San Jose 6-2. Shea Weber chipped in a goal and an assist in the Predators' first win in three games.

-- Dylan Larkin and Tomas Tatar (tah-TAHR') each had a goal and an assist as Detroit blitzed the Islanders 5-1, ending the Red Wings' five-game home losing streak. Petr Mrazek (muh-RA'-zehk) made 28 saves to improve to 8-2-1 in his last 11 starts.

-- Boston beat Buffalo 2-1 on Brad Marchand's penalty shot midway through overtime. Loui Eriksson also scored as the Bruins improved to 7-2-1 in their last 10 games.

-- Montreal had dropped nine of its last 10 and hadn't scored more than three goals since New Year's Day before Tomas Plekanec (pleh-KAN'-ehts) scored once and had three assists in the Canadiens' 5-1 rout of Edmonton. P.K. Subban (SOO'-ban) had a goal and an assist to help the Habs move back over .500.

-- Curtis Lazar recorded the first two-goal game of his career and Erik Karlsson had four assists in Ottawa's 6-1 pounding of Toronto. Zack Smith, Mika Zibanejad, Bobby Ryan and Mark Stone also scored in the Senators' second win in seven games.


Scores & Schedules

February 06, 2016 08:09 GMT

AM Prep-Scores and Skeds


Friday's Games

L.A. Clippers 107, Orlando 93

Washington 106, Philadelphia 94

Miami 98, Charlotte 95

Atlanta 102, Indiana 96

Boston 104, Cleveland 103

Brooklyn 128, Sacramento 119

Memphis 91, New York 85

Denver 115, Chicago 110

Utah 84, Milwaukee 81

San Antonio 116, Dallas, 90

Saturday's Games

Portland at Houston, 5 p.m.

Detroit at Indiana, 7 p.m.

Washington at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

New Orleans at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.

Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

Chicago at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Dallas at Memphis, 8 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Golden State, 9 p.m.

Utah at Phoenix, 9 p.m.


Friday's Games

Tampa Bay 6, Pittsburgh 3

Carolina 5, Winnipeg 3

Columbus 2, Calgary 1

Anaheim 5, Arizona 2

Saturday's Games

Washington at New Jersey, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.

Edmonton at Montreal, 2 p.m.

N.Y. Islanders at Detroit, 2 p.m.

Buffalo at Boston, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Ottawa, 7 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Florida, 7 p.m.

Minnesota at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

San Jose at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Dallas, 8 p.m.

Winnipeg at Colorado, 10 p.m.

Calgary at Vancouver, 10 p.m.



No games scheduled

Saturday's Games

( 1) Oklahoma at Kansas State, 6 p.m.

( 2) North Carolina at Notre Dame, 7 p.m.

( 3) Villanova at (11) Providence, 2:30 p.m.

( 4) Maryland vs. (18) Purdue, 4 p.m.

( 6) Xavier vs. Marquette, Noon

( 7) Kansas at TCU, Noon

( 8) Texas A&M vs. (25) South Carolina, 4 p.m.

( 9 )Virginia at Pittsburgh, Noon

(10) Michigan State at Michigan, 2 p.m.

(13) Iowa State at Oklahoma State, 2 p.m.

(14) West Virginia vs. (15) Baylor, 8 p.m.

(19) Louisville vs. Boston College, Noon

(20) Kentucky vs. Florida, 4 p.m.

(21) Wichita State at Illinois State, 10 p.m.

(22) Indiana at Penn State, 8 p.m.

(23) Arizona at Washington, 4:30 p.m.

(24) Dayton at George Mason, 6 p.m.


Friday's Games

( 5) Maryland 85, (17) Michigan St. 76

( 8) Arizona St. 65, (14) UCLA 61

( 9) Oregon St. 61, (24) Washington 53

(15) Stanford 60, California 55

Saturday's Games

( 1) UConn vs. East Carolina, 1 p.m.

( 4) Baylor vs. Kansas, 3 p.m.

( 6) Texas at Iowa State, 2:30 p.m.

(19) South Florida at Temple, 2 p.m.

(20) Oklahoma vs. TCU, 3 p.m.



No games scheduled

Sunday - Super Bowl

Carolina vs. Denver at Santa Clara, Calif., 6:45 p.m.