Setty With 20 Points; Ohio Beats UC Riverside 81-59

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Treg Setty matched a career-high with 20 points and had 10 rebounds to help Ohio cruise to an 81-59 victory over UC Riverside on Wednesday night. Setty was 9 of 17 from the floor and had three steals. Antonio Campbell and Jaaron Simmons added 15 points apiece...

Toledo Pulls Away In Second Half, Beats N. Kentucky 90-73

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nathan Boothe had 24 points with five assists and Toledo pulled away early in the second half and cruised to a 90-73 victory over Northern Kentucky on Wednesday night. Boothe was 9 of 16 from the field and grabbed eight rebounds. He’s scored in double...

Wednesday’s Scores

Albany Alexander 59, Greenfield McClain 44 Beloit W. Branch 47, Can. South 27 Berlin Hiland 70, Tuscarawas Cent. Cath. 38 Chagrin Falls Kenston 46, Warren Howland 40 Chardon 44, Canfield 43 Chillicothe Unioto 52, Circleville Logan Elm 50 Detroit Country Day, Mich. 49, Solon 48...

Clemson hopes to hang onto ball against Sooners in semifinal

AP Photo/Joe Skipper MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The top-ranked Clemson Tigers are undefeated, and they’ve even beaten the law of averages. That adage about winning the turnover battle to win the game? It doesn’t apply where the Tigers are concerned....

Loving’s 20 Points Lead Ohio State Past Minnesota 78-63

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Marc Loving scored 20 points and JaQuan Lyle had 13 assists, and Ohio State pulled away from Minnesota for a 78-63 win on Wednesday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams. Keita Bates-Diop added 13 points and Jae’Sean Tate 10 for the Buckeyes, who...

No. 1 UConn Routs Cincinnati 107-45

CINCINNATI (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 16 points to lead eight players in double figures and No. 1 UConn extended its winning streak to 48 games with a 107-45 victory over Cincinnati on Wednesday night. The Huskies (11-0, 1-0 American) have won 95 of their past 96 games and...

After daunting 2015, EU faces year of living dangerously

BRUSSELS (AP) — If the year that was turned out to be daunting, 2016 is shaping up as the European Union’s year of living dangerously. The cliffhanger to keep Greece from bankruptcy and in the euro currency during high summer was chilling enough, even before nations...

Egypt officials: Militants in Sinai kill entire family of 5

El-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants in the restive northern Sinai have shelled a home near a security checkpoint, killing an entire family of five and wounding a teenage neighbor. Medical and security officials said Thursday that one of the victims, a...

Cosby’s sexual assault charge leaves blacks feeling betrayed

AP Photo/Mel Evans PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby, a cultural icon who once stood among America’s most beloved figures, suffered the latest and most serious blow to his forever mixed legacy, as he walked slowly into a Pennsylvania courthouse holding a cane and...

Gambia’s parliament bans female genital mutilation

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia’s parliament has passed a bill banning female genital mutilation and setting strict penalties for offenders. The new law says a person who engages in female circumcision could face up to three years in prison or a fine of $50,000. The...