Men's college basketball

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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January 17, 2019 - 9:56 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tyree Griffin had 10 points with six assists and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with six seconds remaining and Southern Mississippi defeated Charlotte 63-60 on Thursday night. After a timeout by the Golden Eagles, Griffin worked the clock down below 10 seconds and let loose from...
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January 17, 2019 - 9:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Eli Pemberton scored 24 points and Justin Wright-Foreman scored 15 of his 19 total in the second half and Hofstra beat UNC Wilmington 87-72 on Thursday night. Hofstra improved to 16-3 overall and 6-0 in Colonial Athletic Association play. The 13-game win streak is the fourth-longest...
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January 17, 2019 - 9:16 pm
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 19 points, and he and Isaiah Crawley had back-to-back scores after halftime to kick off a breakaway run and Georgia Southern rallied past Troy 90-82 on Thursday night. Georgia Southern (11-7, 3-2 Southern) trailed 44-43 at halftime, but the consecutive layups...
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January 17, 2019 - 9:13 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 21 points and Northeastern held off Charleston 69-60 on Thursday night for its third straight win. Pusica was 6-of-8 shooting and made all eight of his free throws. Bolden Brace added 14 points and 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the season and fifth of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2019, file photo, UCLA interim coach Murry Bartow, right, calls to his team in the closing seconds of regulation against Oregon in an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore. UCLA fired coach Steve Alford on New Year’s Eve. Bartow was quickly tabbed as interim coach for the Bruins (10-7, 3-1 Pac-12). They’ve won three out of four games under him. “We had a lot of ups and downs,” UCLA freshman Moses Brown said, “but I think we caught our stride and the sky is the limit for us.” (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch, File)
January 17, 2019 - 7:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fired coach. A transfer. Suspensions. Injuries. UCLA and Southern California have experienced it all barely halfway through the season. Things began promisingly enough for the Bruins. They were an AP Top 25 team and were predicted to finish second in the Pac-12 before early...
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