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|Epps powers LSU to victory over Houston|
Senior forward Aaron Epps established career highs of 26 points and 16 rebounds, leading LSU to an 80-77 nonconference victory over Houston on Wednesday at Baton Rouge, La.
|Marchand's goal in OT gives Red Wings win over Bruins|
DETROIT -- Brad Marchand's goal 35 seconds into overtime gave the Boston Bruins a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on Wednesday night.
|Spight has 7 3s, 27 points, N Colorado whips Denver 83-63|
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Andre Spight had seven 3-pointers and 27 points, Anthony Johnson scored 23 points with five 3s and Northern Colorado rolled to an 83-63 win over Denver on Wednesday night.
|Pippen, Fletcher lead S. Illinois past Jackson St., 69-51|
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Kavion Pippen and Armon Fletcher each pumped in 24 points as Southern Illinois snapped a two-game losing streak and kept Jackson State winless on the road with 69-51 decision Wednesday night.
|Balanced Bulls beat Jazz for fourth straight win|
CHICAGO -- Nikola Mirotic scored 29 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Robin Lopez scored 16 as the Chicago Bulls earned their fourth consecutive win, 103-100 over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday.
|Wisconsin ekes past WKU with late foul shot|
Brad Davison sank one of two free throws with two seconds left after a controversial call on an inbounds play to give Wisconsin an 81-80 win over Western Kentucky on Wednesday at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wis.
|Illinois routs Longwood 92-45 behind Jordan, Frazier|
Champaign, Ill. (AP) Aaron Jordan scored 22 points, Trent Frazier added 20, and Illinois beat Longwood 92-45 on Wednesday night.
|Davison FT gives Wisconsin 81-80 win over W Kentucky|
MADISON, Wis. (AP) Brad Davison's free throw with two seconds to go lifted Wisconsin to an 81-80 win against Western Kentucky on Wednesday night.
|SMU's home streak reaches 29 games, tops New Orleans 79-66|
DALLAS (AP) Jimmy Whitt scored 19 points and dished eight assists, leading five players into double-figure scoring as Southern Methodist continued its home court dominance, turning away New Orleans, 79-66 on Wednesday night.
|Cousins powers Pelicans past Bucks|
NEW ORLEANS -- DeMarcus Cousins scored a team-high 26 points, including a 3-pointer from the left wing with 22 seconds left, and Anthony Davis added 25 points to power the New Orleans Pelicans to a 115-108 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night at the Smoothie King Center.
Sharks top Sabres for 1st win of season
|The San Jose Sharks earned their first win of the young season by beating the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Thursday night.
Twenty-one-year-old winger Timo Meier scored the winner at 14:30 of the second period, breaking a 2-2 tie when he knocked home the rebound of a Joonas Donskoi shot from the slot for his first goal of the season.
Tomas Hertl opened the scoring for the Sharks with his first goal of the season at 2:15 of the first period, tipping home a Kevin Labanc shot on the power play.
Jason Pominville equalized for the Sabres (0-3-1) at 12:26 of the first period. He took a pass from Jack Eichel and wristed a shot past Sharks goaltender Martin Jones.
Chris Tierney gave the Sharks (1-2-0) a 2-1 lead after the first period when knocked home a Donskoi backhanded pass from behind the net past Sabres goalie Robin Lehner at 15:11.
Pominville scored his second of the game and fourth of the season, also assisted by Eichel, at 6:50 of the second to tie the game a 2-2.
Jones and Lehner each stopped 23 shots.
NOTES: San Jose was perfect on the penalty kill for a second straight game, stopping all three of Buffalo's power-play opportunities. The team has been successful its last 11 penalty kills. ... San Jose RW Timo Meier scored his second career game-winning goal and multi-point game. ... Sharks C Tomas Hertl had a team-high in shots on goal (five) and tied for the game-high in hits (five). ... D Josh Gorges and C Jordan Nolan drew back into the Sabres' lineup Thursday after both were scratched for the Monday home loss to the New Jersey Devils. ... D Viktor Antipin and LW Matt Moulson took their place in the press box, along with D Zach Bogosian, who has yet to play this season. ... The Sabres play the Kings in Los Angeles on Saturday, while the New York Islanders visit San Jose on Saturday.