Magic beat Wizards130-120 despite Westbrook's historic night
Orlando Magic guard Markelle Fultz (20) shoots as Washington Wizards forward Isaac Bonga (17) and forward Deni Avdija (9) defend in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Washington. (Geoff Burke/Pool Photo via AP)WASHINGTON – The Orlando Magic beat Washington 130-120 on Saturday night, overcoming another triple-double by Russell Westbrook in his home debut for the Wizards. Nikola Vucevic had 22 points and 17 rebounds, and Markelle Fultz added 21 points to help the Magic win its second straight to start the season. ... Two-way rookie guard Cassius Winston (hamstring strain) was inactive but has returned to practice…UP NEXTThe Magic and Wizards will complete their back-to-back in Washington on Sunday. It is the only meeting between the two Southeast division foes in the first half of the NBA schedule release.
Top Flyer: Dayton's Obi Toppin leads AP All-American team
Toppin is the lone unanimous first-team choice to The Associated Press men's college basketball All-America team, Friday, March 20, 2020. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)The college basketball season came to an emphatic, dramatic end with the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament. He is Dayton's first first-team AP All-American. A preseason AP All-American, the 6-2 guard averaged 21 points per game, 17th nationally, with 4.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists. ___More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/MarchMadness and https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
Maxey leads No. 2 Kentucky past No. 1 Michigan State 69-62
1 Michigan State on Tuesday night in the Champions Classic. Michigan State entered the season as the No. This Kentucky team is built around returning contributors instead of freshmen, but Maxey asserted himself in his first game. 2 matchup in college basketball in the last 10 years, and the third involving Michigan State in the Champions Classic. Kentucky supporters and Michigan State traded "Go Big Blue!"