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Georgetown's Joshua Smith (24) drives to the basket against Florida's Jon Horfard (21) during their game in the Battle 4 Atlantis basketball tournament in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)

Georgetown escapes No. 18 Florida, 66-65

- Associated Press 1 minute ago

D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera made a jumper with 3.4 seconds left in overtime to give Georgetown a 66-65 victory over No. 18 Florida on Wednesday night in the Battle 4 Atlantis quarterfinals.

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives pat Washington Wizards' Marcin Gortat (4), from Poland, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Cleveland. (Associated Press)

LeBron, Cavs wallop Wizards 113-87

- Associated Press

LeBron James scored 29 points, Kevin Love added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers exacted a little revenge on Washington with a 113-87 win over the Wizards on Wednesday night.

Maryland forward Damonte Dodd, right, tries to make a move to the basket against Iowa State guard Naz Long (15) and Georges Niang, back left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Maryland beats No. 13 Iowa St 72-63 in CBE Classic

- Associated Press

Jared Nickens and Jake Layman scored 15 points apiece to lead a balanced attack, and Maryland beat No. 13 Iowa State 72-63 on Tuesday night in the championship game of the CBE Classic.

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket past Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Washington. (Associated Press)

Wizards fall to Hawks, 106-102

- Associated Press

Surely, everybody can’t have a so-so night. At some point, in an NBA game, somebody has to develop that hot hand that leads one team or the other toward victory, right?

Maryland guard Melo Trimble (left) hugs Richaud Pack after Pack was fouled in the final minutes in the second half of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic game against Arizona State on Monday in Kansas City, Mo. Maryland won 78-73. (Associated Press)

Trimble leads Terps to 78-73 win over Arizona State

- Associated Press

Melo Trimble had 31 points, Dez Wells scored all but two of his 14 points in the second half and Maryland beat Arizona State 78-73 on Monday night in the semifinals of the CBE Classic.

Washington Wizards forward Nene Hilario, center, is defended by Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker, left, and guard Giannis Antetokounmpo, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Darren Hauck)

Nene may miss a couple games

- The Washington Times

Nene left Saturday night’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks following just six minutes on the floor because of plantar fasciitis.

Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James is fouled by Denver Nuggets Wilson Chandler during an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Akron Beacon Journal, Phil Masturzo)  MANDATORY CREDIT

LeBron James as Cavaliers flounder: ‘I stink’

- Associated Press

James believes the Cavs (5-7) will have to overcome even tougher adversity at some point this season. James says he “has to do better” and be more of a leader for Cleveland to snap out of its early season funk.

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Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler (6) goes up to tap in the ball for a basket over New York Knicks' Amare Stoudemire (1) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Chandler rules old team as Mavs top Knicks 109-102

- Associated Press

Tyson Chandler set season highs with 17 points and 25 rebounds against his former team Wednesday night, helping the Dallas Mavericks to a 109-102 overtime victory against the New York Knicks, who were missing Carmelo Anthony.

Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer (33) drives toward the basket with Georgia forward Houston Kessler (24) trailing behind in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Wiltjer leads No. 10 Gonzaga past Georgia

- Associated Press

Kyle Wiltjer scored a career-high 32 points and No. 10 Gonzaga beat Georgia 88-76 on Wednesday night in the NIT Season Tip-Off semifinals.

Phoenix Suns' Gerald Green (14) yells and pumps his fist as he celebrates his dunk over Denver Nuggets' Darrell Arthur, middle, as Suns' Miles Plumlee (22) looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Phoenix.  The Suns defeated the Nuggets 120-112. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Green scores 24, Suns beat Nuggets 120-112

- Associated Press

Gerald Green scored 24 points and Eric Bledsoe had 20, leading the Phoenix Suns to a 120-112 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.

Top 25 Capsules

- Associated Press

Alex Barlow and Kelan Martin each scored 17 points and Butler hung on to upset No. 5 North Carolina 74-66 on Wednesday in the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

Notre Dame cruises past Grambling State 81-54

Associated Press

Grambling State's zone defense and ball-control offense caught Notre Dame a bit off guard Wednesday night, but the Irish rode accurate shooting to an 81-54 win.

NBA Capsules

- Associated Press

LeBron James scored 29 points, Kevin Love added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers exacted a little revenge on Washington with a 113-87 win over the Wizards on Wednesday night.

St. John's head coach Steve Lavin reacts in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Minnesota in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Harrison helps St. John's beat Minnesota 70-61

- Associated Press

D'Angelo Harrison had a key four-point play and finished with 19 points and five steals to help St. John's beat Minnesota 70-61 on Wednesday night in the NIT Season Tip-Off semifinals.

West Virginia's Juwan Staten (3) shoots a layup as VMI's Tim Marshall (23) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charleston, W.Va., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Tyler Evert)

No. 21 West Virginia beats VMI 103-72

- Associated Press

Freshman reserve Jevon Carter is making the tough transition from hard work in practice to solid performance in games for No. 21 West Virginia.

No. 2 Wisconsin easily gets past UAB, 72-43

- Associated Press

The whistle blew and Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan immediately went into action, thrusting his arms straight up in protest of what he thought was an erroneous call.

Gilbert, Chattanooga stun No. 4 Lady Vols 67-63

- Associated Press

Chattanooga's Jim Foster - a Hall of Fame coach and wine aficionado - watched his team deliver a vintage performance on the eve of Thanksgiving.