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Phoenix Suns forward Trevor Ariza (3) in the first half during an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) **FILE**

Wizards trade for Trevor Ariza after initial deal falls apart

A day after a three-team deal fell apart, the Wizards agreed Saturday to send forward Kelly Oubre and guard Austin Rivers to the Phoenix Suns for Ariza. The trade represents a shakeup for a struggling Wizards team and reunites them with a swing forward who spent two seasons in the District from 2012-14.

Washington Wizards center Thomas Bryant (13) shoots over Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Turner helps Pacers escape with victory over Wizards

- Associated Press

Myles Turner had a season-high 26 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks and Bojan Bogdanovic added 22 points Monday to help the Indiana Pacers stave off Washington’s frenetic second-half charge for a 109-101 victory.

Radford head coach Mike Jones watches his team as they move up the court during the first half of an NCAA college  basketball game against James Madison in Harrisonburg, Va., Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (Daniel Lin/Daily News-Record Via AP) **FILE**

Mike Jones’ hard work paying off in Radford’s success

In the past year, Mike Jones led Radford to the Big South tournament title in March, and with it, an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. The school’s first-ever NCAA Tournament win capped a season in which the surprising Highlanders won a school-record 23 games.

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LSU head coach Will Wade, right, talks with Emmitt Williams during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Saint Mary's on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Waters, Williams help LSU beat Saint Mary's 78-74

- Associated Press

Tremont Waters scored 18, while Emmitt Williams added 15 and six rebounds to lead LSU past Saint Mary's 78-74 as the Tigers survived a late Gaels' run on Saturday night.

San Diego beats Northern Colorado 85-65

Associated Press

Olin Carter III had 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting, Isaiah Pineiro added 17 points and 10 rebounds, and San Diego beat Northern Colorado 85-65 on Saturday night.

California's Paris Austin (3) celebrates with Darius McNeill, right, and Andre Kelly (22) after making the game winning score against Cal Poly in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Cal slips past Cal Poly 67-66 on Austin jumper

- Associated Press

Paris Austin knew what was coming from Cal Poly's defense even before the Mustangs switched on defense, leaving California's guard alone against 6-foot-5 Mark Crowe.

Reed helps NW State rally late to beat Southern 69-66

Associated Press

LaTerrance Reed nailed 4 of 8 from long range to total a career-high 17 points and C.J. Jones added 15 as Northwestern State rallied late to beat Southern 69-66 in the Shreveport-Bossier City Holiday Classic Saturday night.

Utah Valley smacks in-state rival Weber State, 75-63

Associated Press

Jake Toolson scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Utah Valley built an 18-point first-half lead and made it stand up for a 75-63 win over in-state rival Weber State on Saturday night.

Reynolds, Oklahoma stifle USC in 81-70 win

- Associated Press

Miles Reynolds scored a season-high 20 points, Christian James added 16 points and 15 rebounds and Oklahoma maintained its stifling defense in an 81-70 victory over Southern California on Saturday night.

Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball (2) dunks against Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller, left, in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

James, Ball have triple-doubles, Lakers beat Hornets 128-100

- Associated Press

LeBron James and Lonzo Ball gave the Lakers multiple triple-doubles in a game for just the second time, and Los Angeles routed the Charlotte Hornets 128-100 on Saturday night for its third win in four games.

Joe makes 5 3-pointers, helps Arkansas beat UTSA 79-67

- Associated Press

Arkansas freshman guard Isaiah Joe hit four 3-pointers in the first half, but a number of passive possessions stood out to coach Mike Anderson. After picking up his third turnover at the 16:41 mark in the second half, Anderson benched his high-volume scorer.