Freshman Sullinger drops 40, No. 2 Buckeyes rally past IUPUI
Jared Sullinger set an Ohio State freshman record with 40 points, leading the second-ranked Buckeyes back from a nine-point second-half deficit to beat IUPUI 75-64 on Thursday night at Columbus, Ohio.
The 6-foot-9 Columbus native hit 12 of 17 shots from the field and 16 of 23 free throws - both of which were also records - and had 13 rebounds as the Buckeyes (7-0) escaped on a night when the pesky Jaguars (4-6) shot 51 percent from the field and constantly applied pressure.
Temple 68, No. 9 Georgetown 65: At Philadelphia, Ramone Moore scored a career-high 30 points and Temple (6-2) held on to upset Georgetown (8-1).
Milan Lucic scored two goals and Tuukka Rask made 33 saves to lift the Boston Bruins to a 5-2 victory over the visiting New York Islanders on Thursday night.
Boston extended the Islanders' futility to 1-15-3 in their past 19 games. New York, which has lost 11 straight road games, hasn't won since beating New Jersey at home on Nov. 26.
Kings 2, Flames 1: Kyle Clifford scored his first NHL goal, Jonathan Quick made 26 saves, and host Los Angeles held off Calgary.
Wild 3, Coyotes 2: At Glendale, Ariz., Andrew Brunette scored twice and Minnesota ended a five-game losing streak with a victory over Phoenix.
Blues 4, Blue Jackets 1: Jaroslav Halak made 27 saves, and host St. Louis beat Columbus.
Sabres 6, Sharks 3: Paul Gaustad had two goals and an assist, Thomas Vanek scored twice, and Ryan Miller made 26 saves to help lead Buffalo past visiting San Jose.
Flyers 4, Maple Leafs 1: Danny Briere scored twice and Philadelphia won at Toronto.
Panthers 3, Capitals 0: Tomas Vokoun stopped 36 shots in his third shutout of the season, and visiting Florida ended a six-game losing streak against Washington.
Rangers 5, Senators 3: Michael Sauer scored his first NHL goal on a power play with 5:19 left to break a tie, and New York won at Ottawa.
Kevin Garnett banked in a shot off an alley-oop pass with 1.4 seconds left to give the Boston Celtics their ninth straight victory, 102-101 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.
After Philadelphia's Andre Iguodala drove for a hook shot with 6.6 seconds left to give Philadelphia a 101-100 lead, Rajon Rondo flipped a long pass to Garnett for the winner.
Mavericks 102, Nets 89: Dirk Nowitzki had 21 points and 10 rebounds, Shawn Marion added 18 points, and Dallas stretched its winning streak to 11 games with a victory over New Jersey in former Mavericks coach Avery Johnson's return to Dallas.
Trail Blazers 97, Magic 83: Andre Miller scored 22 points, Wesley Matthews added 20, and Portland beat visiting Orlando to extend its winning streak to three games.