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cedar city, utah» Jor­dan Wil­son scored 24 points and Jor­dan Davis 16 to lead North­ern Colorado to a 90-80 win over South­ern Utah on Thurs­day night, giv­ing the Bears their first road win in eight tries this sea­son.

Wil­son, a 5-foot-7 ju­nior guard, ex­tended his team­record streak of con­sec­u­tive dou­ble-digit games to 19. He hit a 3-poin­ter to send the Bears into half­time trail­ing 36-34. Wil­son and Jeremy Verhagen scored back-to-back bas­kets to kick off the se­cond half with a 38-36 lead, and Davis con­verted a 3-point play to put North­ern Colorado ahead 41-40, a lead they didn’t lose.

An­thony John­son scored 13 points with nine re­bounds for North­ern Colorado (6-13, 3-4 Big Sky). Verhagen scored 12 points, Ibrahim Sylla had 10.


Peter Jok scored a ca­reer­high 29 points and No. 9 Iowa shook off pesky in the se­cond half in post­ing a harder-than-ex­pected 90-76 vic­tory. Jar­rod Uthoff and An­thony Clem­mons added 20 points apiece as the Hawkeyes won their eighth straight game and their 12th in a row in the Big Ten Con­fer­ence, dat­ing to last sea­son. … El­gin Cook scored 26 points to lead Ore­gon to an 89-81 vic­tory over No. 21 South­ern Cal. … A.J. Ham­mons had 16 points and eight re­bounds to lead No. 22 Pur­due to a 75-64 vic­tory over Ohio State .…Tyler Ulis scored 24 points to lead four Wild­cats in dou­ble fig­ures as No. 23 Ken­tucky bounced back from a loss at Auburn with an 80-66 vic­tory at Arkansas. Ja­mal Mur­ray added 19 points, Derek Wil­lis 12 and Skai Labissiere 11 for Ken­tucky, which avoided los­ing two straight games for the first time since 2014.

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