College basketball

January 20, 2020 - 1:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina still sits atop The Associated Press women's basketball poll, with Baylor in second place. The Gamecocks received 22 first-place votes from a 30-member media panel Monday. The Lady Bears got six. UConn moved up to third after previous No. 3 Stanford lost to Oregon by...
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Baylor forward Tristan Clark (25) is guarded by Iowa State forward George Conditt IV (4) during the second half half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)
January 20, 2020 - 12:18 pm
Baylor and Gonzaga were the only two teams in the top five that took care of business last week. That doesn't mean they didn't move around, too. The Bears (15-1) leaped over the Bulldogs and into the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll on Monday, using wins over Iowa...
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Louisville guard Lamarr Kimble (0) celebrates with the bench at the end of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Louisville won 79-73. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 18, 2020 - 10:14 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville's big lead was all but gone, leaving the 11th-ranked Cardinals clinging to a slim margin while the fans packed into Duke's famously hostile home arena were roaring at ear-ringing levels. Chris Mack's squad proved they were tough enough to punch back in those critical...
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Kentucky players Ashton Hagans (0) and Immanuel Quickley (5) walk with head coach John Calipari, center, as he heads to the locker room after being ejected during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
January 18, 2020 - 7:26 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Nick Richards and No. 10 Kentucky could have wilted after coach John Calipari was ejected in the second half. They had another idea. Richards had 17 points and nine rebounds, and the 10th-ranked Wildcats held off Arkansas for a 73-66 victory Saturday. Kentucky (13-4, 4-1...
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DePaul guard Charlie Moore (11) greets fans after an NCAA college basketball game against Butler Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Chicago. DePaul won 79-66. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
January 18, 2020 - 5:32 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — In just two weeks of play in the Big East, DePaul was on the verge of ruining everything it established during an impressive nonconference season. But on Saturday, DePaul changed course with an elusive victory over a top-five opponent. Paul Reed scored 23 points on 8-of-9 shooting...
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Florida State forward Malik Osborne (10) shoots the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Miami on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
January 18, 2020 - 4:51 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton admits he was worried when his team trailed Miami by nine points with five minutes to go Saturday. His players: not so much. “We hated to put that stress on coach,” M.J. Walker said. “But it’s the ACC. I love it.” The No. 9-ranked...
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January 18, 2020 - 2:24 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anytime Southern California beats UCLA it is special. The fact that the Trojans upset the nation's only remaining unbeaten team in Division I women's basketball on Friday night made it that much sweeter. Aliyah Jeune and Alissa Pili both posted double-doubles and came up big in...
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Iowa guard CJ Fredrick shoots while under pressure from Michigan guard Zavier Simpson (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette via AP)
January 18, 2020 - 12:28 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Michigan coach Juwan Howard has seen enough of Iowa's Luka Garza this season. Garza scored 33 points in Iowa’s 90-83 win over No. 19 Michigan on Friday night. Howard, the first-year coach of the Wolverines, knew nothing about Garza before the season. But after this game, and...
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Oregon's Ruthy Hebard, left, Satou Sabally, rear, and Sabrina Ionescu, right, battle Stanford's Haley Jones for the ball during the first quarter of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
January 16, 2020 - 11:05 pm
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had a career-high 37 points to become Oregon's all-time leading scorer, and the sixth-ranked Ducks handed No. 3 Stanford its first conference loss with an 87-55 victory Thursday night. Ionescu went into the game needing 24 points to match Oregon career leader...
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Butler guard Kamar Baldwin (3) drives on Seton Hall guard Myles Cale (22) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
January 15, 2020 - 9:05 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Powell scored 19 of his 29 points in the second half and Romaro Gill matched his career high with 17 points to lead No. 18 Seton Hall back from a 10-point halftime deficit for a 78-70 victory at No. 5 Butler on Wednesday night. The Pirates (13-4, 5-0 Big East) closed the...
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