DETROIT (AP) — Kyrie Irving took over, scoring on an array of shots and even over a backboard that was simply in his way.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — LeBron James moved past Kobe Bryant for third place on the NBA's career scoring list, getting the milestone on a driving layup against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Deniz Celen had 22 points as St. Francis (NY) defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 86-79 on Saturday. Chauncey Hawkins added 21 points for the Terriers.
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman was hospitalized Saturday when a chair fell off a 12th-story balcony in New York City and hit her on the head, police said.
VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Hopkins tied his career high with 23 points, Marque Maultsby tied his career best of 16 and New Hampshire held off Binghamton 77-69 on Saturday.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Tareq Coburn scored nine of his career-high 24 points over the final 10 minutes as Hofstra zoomed past Drexel down the stretch 72-59 on Saturday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will fly to Poland to attend the 75th anniversary commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, he announced Saturday.
SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Dowtin and Jacob Toppin wrapped back-to-back dunks around a steal and Rhode Island held off Saint Bonaventure 81-75 on Saturday, pushing its win streak to six.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Sophomore Ian Krishnan hit five 3-pointers and scored 18 points and Central Connecticut snapped an eight-game skid and picked up its first Northeast Conference win of the season with an 86-76 victory over Wagner on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Will Rayman scored 19 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, four players reached double-figure scoring and Colgate defeated American 79-69 Saturday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Harrisburg mayor Stephen Reed, who served for almost three decades but was later sentenced to probation for accumulating Wild West artifacts he bought with public money for a museum that was never built, has died. He was 70.
CHICAGO (AP) — LJ Figueroa scored a career-high 28 points as St. John's topped DePaul 79-66 on Saturday. Mustapha Heron added 20 points for the Red Storm.
PROVIDENCE, T (AP) — Providence was dominating Villanova on the offensive boards all game, until Collin Gillespie came up with the biggest rebound of the day.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The abrupt announcement by the speaker of the Pennsylvania House this week that he would not run for another term in the Legislature made him the 15th state representative to head for the exits.
MACHIAS, Maine (AP) — A New York man charged in the death of a woman whose body was found alongside a road in Cherryfield has pleaded not guilty to murder.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Justin Jaworski scored 20 points as Lafayette defeated Lehigh 74-56 in The Rivalry, a clash between in-state foes on Saturday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has thrown out the death sentence imposed on a Philadelphia man in one of two 1990 killings and ordered a new trial in the second slaying.
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein trundled into court this week for the start of a New York City rape trial, facing the prospect of a conviction that could put him in prison for the rest of his life.
MOUNT CARBON, Pa. (AP) — In November, when election results came in, John Raess found himself mayor of Mount Carbon by way of two write-in votes and councilman by way of five. But when he showed up for the reorganization meeting at the firehouse this month, no one else did, dashing hopes tha…