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PITTSBURGH (AP) - No. 1 Virginia allowed just seven points in the first half and secured the regular-season Atlantic Coast Conference title outright with a 66-37 win over Pittsburgh. Freshman guard De'Andre Hunter came off the bench to lead the Cavaliers with 14 points in a game that didn't take big offensive efforts from Virginia's regulars. Of the five starters, only guard Ty Jerome exceeded his season average with 13 points. Pitt didn't make a field goal until midway through the first half.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Alex Ovechkin added to his NHL lead with two goals on the night he tied the Washington record for most games played, and the Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 50 seconds into the game and had two assists.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman scored 22 of his career-high 28 points in the decisive first half, and No. 17 Michigan easily defeated Maryland 85-61 for its fifth straight victory. Using runs of 9-0 and 16-3, the Wolverines built a 54-24 halftime lead and cruised to the finish.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jalen Johnson sank four 3-pointers and finished with 20 points to lead Saint Louis past George Washington for a 62-53 win. Hasahn French added 16 points on 6-for-12 shooting and Javon Bess chipped in 13 points to go with 11 rebounds for his fifth double-double in the past six games for Saint Louis.
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