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Saint Mary's stuns No. 13 Gonzaga 74-71

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Home losses are rare for Gonzaga, even against archrival Saint Mary's. The Gaels relied on experience and their characteristically efficient offense to pull the upset on Thursday night.

Jock Landale had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and the Gaels beat the 13th-ranked Bulldogs 74-71 to take sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference.

"You have to have experienced guys and big guys to win here, and our guys handled the atmosphere," Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett said. "It was a heck of a win for us."


No. 2 Virginia downs Ga. Tech, stays hot

ATLANTA (AP) Virginia got off to a sluggish start offensively.

Fortunately for the Cavaliers, their defense never takes a night off.


Power 5 OK extending medical coverage

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The five largest conferences in NCAA Division I have approved a measure requiring their schools to extend medical coverage for two years after athletes leave campus.

The new benefit covers injuries that occurred during the athlete's college career and includes mental health coverage.


Nebraska rolls past No. 23 Michigan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska got some long-awaited payback against No. 23 Michigan.

James Palmer Jr. scored 19 points, Isaiah Roby had a career-high 14 and the Cornhuskers beat the Wolverines 72-52 on Thursday night for their first win in the series since joining the Big Ten.


TCU PG Fisher has season-ending surgery

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU point guard Jaylen Fisher had surgery Thursday to repair a meniscus tear in his right knee and will miss the rest of the season for the No. 24 Horned Frogs.

Fisher got hurt Tuesday, the second time in less than six months he injured a knee in practice. He had surgery after a meniscus tear in his left knee in early August.


Creighton's Krampelj done with torn ACL

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Creighton forward Martin Krampelj (Mar-TEEN CROM-pul) will miss the rest of the season because of a major knee injury.

The school says Krampelj tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during the Bluejays' game against No. 19 Seton Hall on Wednesday night.


Second-half surge lifts Terps by Gophers

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Desperate for a bounce-back victory, Maryland got what it was looking for against a weary Minnesota squad stuck in the middle of an unwanted road trip.

Kevin Huerter scored 19 points, Anthony Cowan Jr. had a career-high 10 assists and the Terrapins used a strong second half to notch a 77-66 victory Thursday night.


Tinkle leads balanced Oregon St. by UCLA

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) A pair of back-to-back 3-pointers with under three minutes to go boosted the Beavers.

Tres Tinkle had 16 points and Oregon State snapped a two-game losing streak with a 69-63 victory over UCLA on Thursday night.


Yurtseven helps NC State hold off Wake

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State remains tough to beat at home. Wake Forest isn't going to beat anyone if it keeps going cold late in games.

Omer Yurtseven scored 22 points and N.C. State beat the Demon Deacons 72-63 on Thursday night.

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