Kentucky whips Tennessee...Duke coasts...Diallo among All-Star Saturday winners

Posted at 1:35 AM, Feb 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-17 01:35:06-05

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Tennessee's team-record 19-game winning streak is over after PJ Washington scored 23 points and Keldon Johnson added 19 in fifth-ranked Kentucky's 86-69 victory over the No. 1 Volunteers. Washington scored Kentucky's first seven points and finished 9 of 12 from the field for his seventh 20-point effort in the past eight games. The Wildcats used a 25-7 surge over a little more than seven minutes for a 62-38 lead.

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — RJ Barrett recorded Duke's first triple-double in 13 years, finishing with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in a 94-78 victory over North Carolina State. Barrett became the fourth Blue Devil with a triple-double and the first since Shelden Williams in January 2006. Zion Williamson scored 32 points on 12-of-16 shooting to help the second-ranked Blue Devils improve to 23-2 overall and 11-1 in the ACC.

UNDATED (AP) — Rui Hachimura scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half and had 10 rebounds to guide No. 3 Gonzaga past San Diego, 79-67. Kyle Guy scored 22 points and De'Andre Hunter had 20 with 10 rebounds as No. 4 Virginia held off Notre Dame, 60-54. Charles Matthews delivered 14 points and Iggy Brazdeikis (braz-DAY'-kihs) added 13 as sixth-ranked Michigan dumped No. 24 Maryland. 65-52.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo (HAM'-ah-doo dee-AH'-loh) is the NBA slam dunk champion after beating New York's Dennis Smith Jr., 88-85 in the final on All-Star Saturday in Charlotte. Brooklyn's Joe Harris hit 12 straight shots and held off Golden State's Stephen Curry to win the 3-point contest. Boston's Jayson Tatum hit a 3-pointer from just beyond midcourt to beat Atlanta's Trae Young in the final round of the skills competition.

UNDATED (AP) — The San Jose Sharks and Calgary Flames share the top spot in the NHL's Pacific Division and Western Conference standings. Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture (koo-TOOR') and Timo Meier each had a goal and an assist to help San Jose top the Canucks, 3-2. Michael Frolik (froh-LEEK'), Austin Czarnik (SAHR'-nihk), Travis Hamonic (HAM'-ah-nihk) and Sam Bennett scored in the second period to put the Flames ahead 5-2 in a 5-4 victory at Pittsburgh.