College basketball

West Virginia guard Jermaine Haley (10) drives while defended by Kansas guard Quentin Grimes (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)
January 19, 2019 - 5:29 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self left his postgame news conference, saw West Virginia's Bob Huggins down a hallway and stopped for a handshake. "Go win the rest of them," Self said. Wishful thinking, perhaps. But Huggins will gladly take this one over his friend in what has become a...
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January 19, 2019 - 5:09 pm
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Jordan Varnado scored 32 points including a 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left and Troy beat Georgia State 77-75 on Saturday, ending the Panthers' seven-game win streak and handing them their first Sun Belt Conference loss of the season. D'Marcus Simonds gave the Panthers a 75-69...
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January 19, 2019 - 4:41 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Carsen Edwards scored 20 points and backcourt mate Nojel Eastern had his first double-double Saturday to send Purdue past No. 25 Indiana 70-55 for the Hoosiers' fourth straight loss. Eastern finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds while locking down Indiana star freshman...
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January 19, 2019 - 4:38 pm
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Zac Cuthbertson scored 24 points with seven rebounds and Ajay Sanders scored 14 and Coastal Carolina beat Appalachian State 89-72 on Saturday to hand the Mountaineers their six straight loss. Coastal Carolina started with a 16-0 run as all five starters entered the scoring...
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Tennessee guard Lamonte Turner (1) attempts a shot against Alabama forward Tevin Mack (34) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Shawn Millsaps)
January 19, 2019 - 4:35 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Williams scored 21 points, and No. 3 Tennessee rallied past Alabama 71-68 on Saturday for its 12th straight win and a chance to climb atop the AP Top 25. After No. 1 Duke lost to Syracuse on Monday and No. 2 Michigan fell at Wisconsin on Saturday, the Volunteers (16-1...
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Wisconsin players and fans celebrate Wisconsin's 64-54 upset victory over Michigan in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
January 19, 2019 - 3:56 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ethan Happ and the Wisconsin Badgers finally closed out a tight game. Against No. 2 Michigan, too. Happ had 26 points and 10 rebounds as Wisconsin handed the Wolverines their first loss of the season, breaking away in the final minute for a 64-54 victory Saturday. Fans rushed...
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North Carolina guard Coby White shoots and scores against Miami guard Chris Lykes during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
January 19, 2019 - 2:11 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Cameron Johnson scored 22 points, including 3-pointers on consecutive possessions in the closing minutes, and No. 13 North Carolina won a seesaw game Saturday against Miami 85-76. The Tar Heels shot 55 percent, including 9 for 20 from beyond the arc, and showed why they're...
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January 17, 2019 - 10:59 pm
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — D'Marcus Simonds scored 18 points and Jeff Thomas scored the final four points for Georgia State which defeated South Alabama 69-66 on Thursday night for its seventh straight win. Thomas scored 15 points with nine rebounds and Devin Mitchell made five 3-pointers for his 15...
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January 17, 2019 - 10:37 pm
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso scored 20 points and UNC Greensboro closed on a 17-2 run for a 69-60 victory over Western Carolina on Thursday night. UNCG (16-3, 5-1 Southern Conference) has won nine of its last 10 games since a 78-61 loss at then-No. 10 Kentucky on Dec. 1. Isaiah Miller...
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January 17, 2019 - 10:33 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Jerry Johnson Jr. scored 15 points and Kenny Easley had a double-double and made two free throws for the final margin in Chattanooga's 73-70 win over Mercer on Thursday night. Easley had 11 points and 10 rebounds, David Jean-Baptiste also scored 11 points and Donovann...
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