Sunday, February 7
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre is joining the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Ken Stabler, Marvin Harrison, Kevin Greene, Orlando Pace and Tony Dungy have also been elected to the Canton class of 2016. The announcement was made Saturday, a day before the Denver Broncos face the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves surge past the Chicago Bulls in a 112-105 victory Saturday night. Trailing by five with 2:30 to play, the Wolves closed the game with a 12-0 surge to win it. Wiggins scored the final six of the run, including a pullup jumper with 20 seconds to go that gave them a five-point lead.
CINCINNATI (AP) — J.P. Macura scored a career-high 20 points and hit a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch Saturday, rallying Number 6 Xavier to a 90-82 victory over Marquette. The Musketeers have won five in a row and six of seven against the Golden Eagles, who led throughout the second half before Macura led Xavier's comeback.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Wright State established a permanent double-digit lead early on and Grant Benzinger hit four consecutive 3-pointers in the final six minutes as the Raiders beat Green Bay 79-60 Saturday night. Carrington Love scored 17 points to lead the Phoenix, who shot 38 percent in Dayton, Ohio.