Byron Wesley scored 20 second half points — ending the night with 31 — as Southern California beat Washington State 79-68 on Thursday to end a 10-game losing streak.
Maurice Taylor and Clemmye Owens scored 22 points apiece to lift Bethune-Cookman to a 70-68 win over Florida A&M on Thursday night.
Trey Kennedy scored 16 points to lead a balanced offense as Southern Utah snapped a 26-game losing streak and earned its first conference win, 77-71 over North Dakota Thursday.
Virginia Commonwealth only played at its preferred pace for a brief time in its game against Richmond, and after trailing all night, they used that burst to fashion an 18-3 burst and went on to beat the Spiders 56-50, sweeping the season series from their city rivals.
Ray Penn scored 17 points, while Aaric Murray and Madarious Gibbs each added 14 as Texas Southern defeated Alcorn State 77-69 on Thursday night.
Chris Patton scored 20 points on 10-of-17 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds to propel UC Riverside into the Big West tournament with a 78-65 victory over UC Davis on Thursday night.
Will Davis II scored 16 points as UC Irvine defeated Cal State Fullerton 62-44 Thursday night, guaranteeing the Anteaters at least a share of the Big West Conference regular-season title, their first in 12 years.
Stephan Hicks scored a career-high 28 points, shooting 7 of 11 from the field and hitting all 13 of his free throws, to pace Cal State Northridge past Long Beach State 91-83 on Thursday night.
Tyler Harvey scored 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out eight assists in leading Eastern Washington to a 77-69 win over Idaho State on Thursday night.
Not everyone is excited by the Wichita State University basketball team's march into history.
DaShaun Wiggins scored 20 points and Gary Winston added 18 points as Portland State defeated Big Sky Conference-leading Weber State 66-59 Thursday night.
Jordan Gregory scored 18 points, all on 3-pointers, and Montana clinched a berth in the Big Sky tournament with a 70-55 victory over Sacramento State on Thursday night.
Corey Walden scored 17 points and third-seeded Eastern Kentucky held off No. 6 seed Southeast Missouri State 84-76 Thursday in a quarterfinal matchup of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.
Antoine Mason poured in 38 points, helping No. 11 seed hold on to upset sixth-seeded Marist 78-76 in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday night.
Rashawn Thomas and Jeff Beverly each scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi beat McNeese State 67-51 on Thursday night.
Tia Presley and Lia Galdeira scored 31 points apiece and 7th-seeded Washington State beat No. 10 seed Oregon 107-100 in the first round of the Pac-12 Conference tournament on Thursday night.
Alex Barlow knew he would have the opportunity to showcase his jump shot against DePaul.
Sim Bhullar scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead a balanced offense as New Mexico State rolled by Grand Canyon 81-57 on Thursday.