VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Adam Gaudette scored a third-period goal and the Vancouver Canucks rallied from a two-goal deficit, extending their winning streak to six games with a 7-5 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. Bo Horvat had two goals, including an empty-netter, and an assist. Miller had a goal and three assists, while Elias Pettersson had a goal and two assists for the Canucks. Tanner Pearson had a goal and an assist and rookie defenseman Quinn Hughes also scored.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston had 21 points and Xavier Tillman scored 19, leading No. 14 Michigan State to a 76-56 win over Illinois. The Spartans have won six straight and have won their first three conference games to stay alone in first place. Michigan State led the entire game but had just a six-point edge at halftime Thursday night. The Spartans pulled away early in the second half with a 15-3 run. The Fighting Illini lost a lopsided game in Big Ten play for the first time this season. They had a one-point loss at Maryland and beat Michigan.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox and Cuban outfielder Luis Robert have agreed on a $50 million, six-year contract. The deal means the White Sox won’t be incentivized to keep the 22-year-old Cuban off their opening day roster to limit his service time and delay his eventual free agency. The 22-year-old Robert has hit .312 over three minor league seasons, including 32 home runs, 92 RBIs, 108 runs and 36 stolen bases last season. The deal is just the latest big money move by the White Sox.
CHICAGO (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 19 points, and the surging Utah Jazz held off the Chicago Bulls 102-98. The Jazz went on a 24-4 run in the third quarter to grab a nine-point lead and came away with their 10th win in 12 games after Chicago tied it in the closing minutes. Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert each scored 17 for Utah. Mitchell hit two free throws with 19 seconds remaining, and Gobert had 12 rebounds. Zach LaVine led Chicago with 26 points. Lauri Markkanen scored 18. Wendell Carter Jr. added 18 points and 13 rebounds.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward matched his season-high with 25 points and added 11 rebounds as North Dakota State defeated Western Illinois 94-74. Vinnie Shahid added 22 points and Tyree Eady had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Bison. Cameron Hunter added 11 points. Roderick Smith had 15 points for the Leathernecks. Zion Young added 13 points. Kobe Webster had 12 points. The 94 points were a season high for North Dakota State.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Wesley Harris had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lift Tennessee State to an 84-79 win over Eastern Illinois. Michael Littlejohn had 18 points for Tennessee State, which earned its sixth straight home victory. Carlos Marshall Jr. added 14 points. Shakem Johnson had 10 points for the Tigers. Josiah Wallace scored a career-high 32 points for the Panthers. Marvin Johnson added 16 points. Mack Smith had 13 points.