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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) moves away from Washington Wizards guard Garrett Temple (17) and center Nene (42), from Brazil, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Steph Curry lights up Wizards for Warriors’ 8th straight win

- Associated Press

Curry scored 36 of his 51 points in the first half to offset a monster offensive game from John Wall and the Golden State Warriors pulled away to beat the Washington Wizards 134-121 Wednesday night for their eighth straight victory.

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Monday's Sports in Brief

- Associated Press

Derek Fisher was fired as New York Knicks coach, with his team having lost five straight and nine of 10 to fall well back in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

Florida A&M escapes with 96-95 win over Delaware St. in 2OT

Associated Press

Malcolm Bernard scored 27 and grabbed a career-best 14 rebounds, while freshman Justin Ravenal hit six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points - both season highs - to help Florida A&M snap a three-game skid and beat Delaware State 96-95 in double overtime Monday night.

Maryland's Rasheed Sulaimon, center, passes the ball between Ohio State's Keita Bates-Diop, left, and Daniel Giddens during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Maryland can't catch Ohio State in 94-86 road loss

- Associated Press

Despite a second loss Ohio State this season, Maryland coach Brenda Frese did not sound overly concerned about the direction of her team with a third of the Big Ten season left to go.

NBA Capsules

- Associated Press

LeBron James had 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his 40th career triple-double, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 120-100 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.

Auguste's 19 helps Notre Dame to 89-83 win over Clemson

- Associated Press

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey was glad Zach Auguste got mad after spending much of the first half on the bench in foul trouble in the Fighting Irish's 89-83 win over Clemson on Monday night.

Franklin, Jackson St. rally for 81-80 win over Southern

Associated Press

Chace Franklin scored 20 - including the winning 3-pointer with three seconds left - while Paris Collins and Raeford Worsham each had double-doubles to help Jackson State rally from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat Southern 81-80 Monday night.

South Carolina forward A'ja Wilson, top, battles for a rebound against Connecticut forward Morgan Tuck (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

No. 1 UConn takes top-ranked showdown with 66-54 win

- Associated Press

UConn coach Gene Auriemma smiled at his three upperclass starters, savoring the latest virtuoso performance on the big stage by Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson - and fretting about their departure next season.

Cooks, Hampton beat Howard 68-65 for 1st place tie in MEAC

Associated Press

Reginald Johnson Jr. had 22 points and nine rebounds, Lawrence Cooks hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 43 seconds left and Hampton beat Howard 68-65 Monday night for the Pirates 12th straight win in the series.

Maryland's Rasheed Sulaimon, center, passes the ball between Ohio State's Keita Bates-Diop, left, and Daniel Giddens during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Mitchell scores 33 as Ohio State tops Maryland 94-86

- Associated Press

Ohio State made its case a changing of the guard could take place in Big Ten women's basketball this season as the seventh-ranked Buckeyes beat No. 5 Maryland 94-86 on Monday night.

Pelicans snap 4-game skid with easy win over Wolves

- Associated Press

Mired in a four-game losing streak and sinking further out of contention in the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans were in desperate need of a confidence builder.

Romain helps MVSU get past Alabama A&M 66-64

Associated Press

Marcus Romain scored 25 points, none bigger than his pair of free throws with seven seconds left, and MVSU edged Alabama A&M 66-64 on Monday night.

Top 25 Capsules

- Associated Press

Buddy Hield's 3-pointer from the corner with 1.3 seconds remaining lifted No. 3 Oklahoma to a 63-60 victory over No. 24 Texas on Monday night.