CHICAGO (AP) - Jaylen Brown scored 23 points off the bench, Daniel Theis added a career-high 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics routed the Chicago Bulls 133-77 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Jayson Tatum had 18 points and Terry Rozier added 15 as the Celtics used a 17-0 start and a balanced attack to roll their second straight lopsided win after beating New York 128-100 on Thursday.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Vic Law had 25 points, A.J. Turner added a career-high 24 and Northwestern rallied from a 15-point deficit with less than 10 minutes remaining for a 75-68 victory over DePaul. Dererk Pardon had 10 points and eight rebounds as the Wildcats (7-3) snapped a two-game losing streak. Northwestern has won four straight in the annual matchup of Chicago-area schools.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Anthony Cowan scored 17 points and No. 23 Maryland overcame a sluggish start to beat Loyola of Chicago 55-41. Cowan became the 55th player in Maryland history to score 1,000 career points, hitting the milestone with a free throw in the first half. He has 1,010 for his career. Aaron Wiggins added 10 points for the Terrapins.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Andres Feliz scored 19 points and Kipper Nichols added 12 as Illinois held on to beat UNLV 77-74 to end a three-game skid. Illinois (3-7) saw a 14-point lead evaporate late in the game, but iced the win when big man Giorgi Bezhanishvili hit two free throws with 27 seconds left.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - McKinley Wright IV tossed in 21 points, scoring 10 straight for Colorado down the stretch, to help close out the Buffaloes' 84-72 win over Illinois-Chicago. Wright, a sophomore point guard, added nine assists, six rebounds and three steals for the Buffaloes (7-1).
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - Hot shooting and opportunistic defense propelled Mississippi to an 81-74 road victory over Illinois State. The Rebels (6-2) shot 52.6 percent for the game, including 60 percent through the first 25 minutes, and scored 12 points off of ISU's 10 turnovers. Breein Tyree scored 22 points, including 17 in the second half, and Terence Davis scored 20 for Ole Miss. Milik Yarbrough led ISU (6-5) with 16 points.
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