Sunday, February 7
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers rebounded from two straight losses by downing the New Orleans Pelicans last night, 99-84. Kyrie Irving scored 29 points while LeBron James added 29, with the pair combining for 17 points in the fourth quarter.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An NFL executive and players say they and the league are ready to help Johnny Manziel, if he wants and asks for help. Dallas police said Friday night they've launched a criminal probe into a domestic violence assault complaint filed against Manziel. The Browns also said this week they intend to release Manziel next month.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Sixth-ranked Xavier was able to rally in a 90-82 win over Marquette Saturday, with J.P. Macura's 20 points including a key pair of 3-pointers down the stretch. Trevon Bluiett had 23 points and Edmond Sumner scored 20. The Musketeers improve to 21-2.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Both Shaq Goodwin and Dedric Lawson scored 20 points with 11 rebounds as Memphis downed Cincinnati, 63-59. Troy Caupin scored 17 points while Gary Clark added 15 points and 13 rebounds in the loss.
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto has signed right-hander Gavin Floyd to a one-year, $1 million dollar deal. Floyd made 7 appearances last season with Cleveland -- all of them in relief -- but also misted significant time for a second straight year with a fractured elbow.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Youngstown State dropped a close one at home last night to Detroit, 94-92. Cameron Morse's 30 points led three Penguins in double figures with Youngstown State dropping to 9-16.
KENT, Ohio (AP) — A fifth-straight double-double for Nathan Boothe helped Toledo handle Kent State last night, 82-67. Boothe scored 26 points along with 12 rebounds while Jonathan Williams added 17 points with six assists in the win for the Rockets.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Grabbing a double-digit lead quickly, Wright State cruised last night to a 79-60 victory over Green Bay. Biggie Minnis scored 13 points to lead five players in double figures for Wright State.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Charles Cooke scored 24 points in Dayton's 98-64 win at George Mason. Dayton won its seventh straight game and moved into a tie atop the Atlantic 10 standings, thanks to VCU's loss earlier Saturday.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Miami downed Bowling Green 55-51 with the RedHawks seeing 9 points and 10 rebounds from Chris Bryant. Demajeo Wiggins scored 12 points and had 9 rebounds for the Falcons, who have lost five of their last six.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jaaron Simmons and Jordan Dartis led Ohio past Northern Illinois 80-69 yesterday. Simmons scored 24 points and added 12 assists while Dartis scored 17. Ohio shot 54 percent on the day, with the Bobcats improving to 14-8.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jalen Hayes had a double-double for Oakland in a 67-57 win over Cleveland State, with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Demonte Flannigan led all scorers with 19 points and pulled down 12 boards to lead Cleveland State.