Men’s College Basketball
DeAndre Bembry scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Saint Joseph’s over Massachusetts 82-71 on Wednesday night.
Jordan Price led the Explorers (15-13, 7-8) with 16 points. Jerrell Wright added 11 points and five rebounds.
Darrun Hilliard scored 19 of his game-high 24 points in the second half, JayVaughn Pinkston had 16 points and eight rebounds, and No. 6 Villanova clinched at least a share of its second straight Big East regular-season title with an 89-61 rout of No. 25 Providence on Tuesday night.
Sam Decker scored 22 points and Frank Kaminsky added 16 as No. 5 Wisconsin overcame a late Penn State surge to defeat the Nittany Lions 55-47 Wednesday night.
Jordan Price knocked down three 3-pointers in the first 3:05 of the game and Cleon Roberts hit two more as La Salle took a 15-2 lead and never looked back, topping Duquesne 87-72 on Wednesday night.
Ron Curry scored 25 points and Yohanny Dalembert grabbed a clutch rebound in the final seconds as James Madison held off a late rally to defeat Drexel 82-78 on Wednesday, winning its fourth straight.
Ryan Arcidiacono scored 20 points, Daniel Ocehfu had 19, and No. 6 Villanova held off upset-minded Providence 74-68 on Wednesday night.
Jordan Price scored 34 points, including 12 in the second overtime, and grabbed 17 rebounds and La Salle beat No. 20 VCU 74-69 on Wednesday night.
Chris Wilson missed a 3-pointer as time was winding down, but Aaron Brown grabbed the offensive rebound and kicked the ball back out to Wilson, who nailed the winning trey on his second try as St. Joseph’s upended Rhode Island 65-64 on Wednesday night.
Sam Thompson scored a career-high 22 points and D’Angelo Russell flirted with his second straight triple-double to lead No. 23 Ohio State past Penn State 75-55 on Wednesday night.
Will Cummings scored 21 points, added five assists, and four steals to lead Temple to a 75-59 win over Cincinnati on Tuesday night.
Damion Lee scored 23 points, including two game-sealing free throws with four seconds left, as Drexel held on to beat Towson 53-49 on Tuesday to win its sixth straight.
Damion Lee scored 16 points with eight rebounds and Drexel topped Elon 67-63 on Thursday.
Jerrell Wright went 6 for 7 from the field for 15 points and La Salle held on 64-62 over Richmond on Thursday.
Will Cummings scored 19 points to go over 1,000 points in his career as Temple beat South Florida 61-48 on Wednesday for its fourth straight win.