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RALEIGH, N.C. — The Columbus Blue Jackets, winners of 18 of 20, visit a Carolina Hurricanes team that has earned points in 11 of its last 13 home games. By Joedy McCreary. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game time 7 p.m.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz return home after a five-game road trip to host the Cleveland Cavaliers, who likely will have Kyle Korver available for the first time. By Kareem Copeland. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time 9 p.m.
VILLANOVA, Pa. – No. 3 Villanova plays No. 15 Xavier in an anticipated Big East showdown. By Dan Gelston. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game time 7 p.m.
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EAST LANSING, Mich. — No. 11 Ohio State aims for its sixth straight win at Michigan State in a Big Ten matchup with the first-place Buckeyes and third-place Spartans. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game time 8 p.m.
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