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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 21 points, Al Horford had 17 and the Boston Celtics won for the first time without Gordon Hayward, 102-92 over the Philadelphia 76ers. Horford and Irving took over down the stretch to quiet a raucous 76ers' crowd in the home opener.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Virginia has won four straight and can make a little history this weekend. They host Boston College, a team that has won all five previous meetings against Virginia. The Cavaliers can also gain bowl eligibility for the first since 2011 with a victory. The Eagles are 3-4 and coming off their best performance of the season. They won 45-42 at Louisville last week.

NEW YORK (AP) - The Brooklyn Nets say Jeremy Lin has had surgery repair a ruptured patella tendon in his right knee and will miss the remainder of the season. The procedure was performed at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Lin was hurt Wednesday during the Nets' season opener when he landed hard after a drive to the basket.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Jesper Horsted caught 13 passes for 246 yards and two touchdowns and threw for a 2-yard scoring pass on a reverse to help reigning Ivy League champion Princeton beat Harvard 52-17 for its third straight victory with 50-plus points. It was the third-most receiving yards in school history, trailing Michael Lerch's program record of 370 yards set in 1991 against Brown.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Austin Theriault clinched the ARCA championship simply by showing up for Friday night's series finale at Kansas. He won seven times in the first 19 races for Ken Schrader, and his dominance ran the gamut from superspeedways to short tracks.

NEW YORK (AP) - Vancouver Canucks defenseman Erik Gudbranson has been suspended for one game without pay for his hit from behind on Boston Bruins forward Frank Vatrano. Gudbranson hit Vatrano from behind at 6:13 of the first period of Vancouver's game at Boston on Thursday night. He will miss Friday's game at Buffalo.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Jesper Horsted caught 13 passes for 246 yards and two touchdowns and threw for a 2-yard scoring pass on a reverse to help reigning Ivy League champion Princeton beat Harvard 52-17 for its third straight victory with 50-plus points. It was the third-most receiving yards in school history, trailing Michael Lerch's program record of 370 yards set in 1991 against Brown.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 21 points, Al Horford had 15 and the Boston Celtics won for the first time without Gordon Hayward, 102-92 over the Philadelphia 76ers. Horford and Irving took over down the stretch to quiet a raucous 76ers' crowd in the home opener.

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