Men's basketball

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket as Los Angeles Lakers center Tyson Chandler defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
January 20, 2019 - 3:33 am
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was the star for the Houston Rockets as usual on Saturday night, but he and the team got a big boost from Eric Gordon in his second game back after recovering from a bruised knee. Harden scored 48 points, Gordon added 30 and the Rockets overcame a 21-point deficit to...
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Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) shoots as Atlanta Hawks forward Vince Carter (15) defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
January 19, 2019 - 10:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 32 points and the Boston Celtics rallied to beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-105 on Saturday night for their third straight win. After trailing for most of the game, Boston took the lead with a 9-0 fourth-quarter run, including a go-ahead 3-pointer by Jaylen Brown, who...
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January 19, 2019 - 10:01 pm
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Jose Perez had 21 points and a season-high 11 rebounds and Christian Turner scored seven of his eight points after regulation to help Gardner-Webb beat Hampton 87-74 in overtime Saturday night for coach Tim Craft's 100th career win. DJ Laster finished with 17...
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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 - 9:30 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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January 19, 2019 - 9:27 pm
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee scored 22 points, Storm Murphy hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 17.5 seconds remaining and Wofford pulled out a 59-54 win over Furman on Saturday night. Neither team led by more than five points in the evenly played game. Matt Rafferty, who led Furman with...
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Duke's RJ Barrett reacts following a basket against Virginia during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Duke won 72-70. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 19, 2019 - 9:12 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 1 Duke and fourth-ranked Virginia kept trading baskets — and the lead — down the stretch of another classic at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Here's the difference: The Blue Devils had RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson and a defense that —even without key on-the-ball defender Tre Jones—...
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Tennessee guard Jordan Bone (0) reacts from a foul made by Alabama in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 71-68 (AP Photo/Shawn Millsaps)
January 19, 2019 - 8:44 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee did its part with a walk-off win of sorts against Alabama. Enough for a No. 1 ranking? All the Volunteers can do now is sit and wait. Grant Williams scored 21 points, Alabama was called for traveling with 3.2 seconds left and No. 3 Tennessee rallied past the...
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Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George, left, celebrates with Russell Westbrook at the end of the team's NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Thunder won 117-115. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
January 19, 2019 - 8:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Russell Westbrook and Joel Embiid tangled once again. Then Paul George stole the show. George converted a four-point play with 5.1 seconds left, sending Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 117-115 victory over Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. George's...
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January 19, 2019 - 8:32 pm
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Schadrac Casmir scored a season-high 34 points with seven rebounds and Florida Gulf Coast earned its first Atlantic Sun Conference win beating Kennesaw State 72-59 on Saturday. Casmir scored 15 of the FGCU's first 21 points as the Eagles built a 21-6 lead. The graduate transfer...
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January 19, 2019 - 7:56 pm
CHARELSTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Clemons scored 29 points and his 5-0 spurt at the end gave Campbell a 73-72 win over Charleston Southern on Saturday. Phlandrous Fleming Jr. threw down a dunk and Charleston Southern led 72-68 with 37 seconds left. After Clemons missed a short shot and Fleming turned...
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