College Basketball NEWS ARCHIVE

» Monday, January 23, 2017

Gonzaga lands at No. 3 as Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2

3:04 PM

Gonzaga reached its ranking of the season, landing at No. 3 in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll released Monday.

Gonzaga lands at No. 3 as Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2

2:46 PM

Gonzaga reached its ranking of the season, landing at No. 3 in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll released Monday.

» Sunday, January 22, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 14 Arizona sinks No. 3 UCLA

1:16 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Arizona freshman guard Kobi Simmons had a career-high 20 points and freshman forward Lauri Markkanen added 18 as the No. 14 Wildcats' extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 96-85 victory over No. 3 UCLA on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion.

Top 25 roundup: No. 14 Arizona sinks No. 3 UCLA

12:15 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Arizona freshman guard Kobi Simmons had a career-high 20 points and freshman forward Lauri Markkanen added 18 as the No. 14 Wildcats' extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 96-85 victory over No. 3 UCLA on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion.

» Saturday, January 21, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 14 Arizona sinks No. 3 UCLA

9:25 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Arizona freshman guard Kobi Simmons had a career-high 20 points and freshman forward Lauri Markkanen added 18 as the No. 14 Wildcats' extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 96-85 victory over No. 3 UCLA on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion.

Top 25 roundup: No. 14 Arizona sinks No. 3 UCLA

7:18 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Arizona freshman guard Kobi Simmons had a career-high 20 points and freshman forward Lauri Markkanen added 18 as the No. 14 Wildcats' extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 96-85 victory over No. 3 UCLA on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion.

Top 25 roundup: Top-ranked Villanova wins 5th in row

5:18 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- Josh Hart scored 25 points to lift top-ranked Villanova past Providence 78-68 on Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center.

Top 25 roundup: Top-ranked Villanova wins 5th in row

2:43 PM

PHILADELPHIA -- Josh Hart scored 25 points to lift top-ranked Villanova past Providence 78-68 on Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center.

Arizona G Trier reinstated after PED suspension

11:30 AM

Arizona sophomore guard Allonzo Trier has been cleared by the NCAA after passing his most recent drug test and will play when the No. 14 Wildcats face No. 4 UCLA on Saturday.

» Friday, January 20, 2017

Indiana F Anunoby (knee) to miss rest of season

3:14 PM

Indiana sophomore forward OG Anunoby will miss the rest of the season after injuring his right knee during Wednesday's victory over Penn State.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 UCLA routs Arizona State

1:35 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Isaac Hamilton scored 33 points to help No. 3 UCLA beat Arizona State 102-80 in a Pac-12 game Thursday night at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.

» Thursday, January 19, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 11 Oregon routs Cal

11:36 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Jordan Bell had a career-high 26 points as No. 11 Oregon defeated California 86-63 on Thursday night in a Pac-12 game.

Indiana’s Anunoby out indefinitely with knee injury

9:25 PM

Indiana sophomore forward OG Anunoby sustained a serious right knee injury on Wednesday night in the Hoosiers' 78-75 win over Penn State and is out indefinitely.

Arizona G Trier out indefinitely due to PED

12:17 AM

Suspended Arizona guard Allonzo Trier won't play again until a banned performance-enhancing drug that was detected during a positive test completely leaves his body.

» Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Oklahoma stuns No. 7 West Virginia

10:42 PM

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- After Jordan Woodard's missed free throw cost Oklahoma a chance to upset No. 7 West Virginia in regulation, the guard made amends in overtime.

» Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 5 Kentucky rebuffs Mississippi State

11:54 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Fifth-ranked Kentucky nearly blew an 18-point second-half lead, but held on to defeat Mississippi State 88-81 on Tuesday night for their 11th straight victory over the Bulldogs.

Top 25 roundup: No. 5 Kentucky rebuffs Mississippi State

10:07 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Fifth-ranked Kentucky nearly blew an 18-point second-half lead, but held on to defeat Mississippi State 88-81 on Tuesday night for their 11th straight victory over the Bulldogs.

Austin Peay coach Loos to return Thursday

6:11 PM

Austin Peay coach Dave Loos is slated to return for Thursday's game against Morehead State after taking a leave of absence due to his battle with cancer.

Creighton star Watson out for season

5:04 PM

Creighton standout point guard Maurice Watson Jr. is done for the season after tearing the ACL in his left knee during Monday's 72-67 victory over Xavier.

Oregon aims for school-record-tying 15th win in row

3:43 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon's streak of 14 consecutive wins include five in a row to open the Pac-12 Conference schedule.

» Monday, January 16, 2017

Top 25 roundup: UNC’s Williams nets 800th win

11:20 PM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Roy Williams recorded his 800th victory as a college coach on Monday as No. 9 North Carolina cruised to an 85-68 victory over Syracuse.

Top 25 roundup: UNC’s Williams nets 800th win

10:23 PM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Roy Williams recorded his 800th victory as a college coach on Monday as No. 9 North Carolina cruised to an 85-68 victory over Syracuse.

Creighton’s Watson (knee) carried off court

4:11 PM

Creighton guard Maurice Watson Jr. sustained an apparent knee injury and was carried off the court in the first half of Monday's game between the seventh-ranked Bluejays and No. 22 Xavier.

Villanova moves back to No. 1 in AP poll

1:49 PM

After a one-week absence, Villanova reclaimed the No. 1 ranking in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll released Monday.

» Sunday, January 15, 2017

Top 25 roundup; Louisville, UNC win ACC showdowns

12:24 AM

LOUISVILLE -- No. 14 Louisville forced No. 7 Duke into 18 turnovers during a 78-69 win on Saturday at the KFC Yum! Center.

» Saturday, January 14, 2017

Top 25 roundup; Louisville, UNC win ACC showdowns

9:06 PM

LOUISVILLE -- No. 14 Louisville forced No. 7 Duke into 18 turnovers during a 78-69 win on Saturday at the KFC Yum! Center.

Top 25 roundup; Louisville, UNC win ACC showdowns

7:15 PM

LOUISVILLE -- No. 14 Louisville forced No. 7 Duke into 18 turnovers during a 78-69 win on Saturday at the KFC Yum! Center.

Top 25 roundup; Louisville, UNC win ACC showdowns

5:00 PM

LOUISVILLE -- No. 14 Louisville forced No. 7 Duke into 18 turnovers during a 78-69 win on Saturday at the KFC Yum! Center.

Top 25 roundup; No. 14 Louisville sinks No. 7 Duke

3:27 PM

LOUISVILLE -- No. 14 Louisville forced No. 7 Duke into 18 turnovers during a 78-69 win on Saturday at the KFC Yum! Center.

» Friday, January 13, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 17 Purdue falls at Iowa

1:33 AM

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Tyler Cook hit a go-ahead free throw with 1:36 to play, Peter Jok scored a game-high 29 points, and Iowa went on to pull out an 83-78 win over No. 17 Purdue on Thursday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

» Thursday, January 12, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 17 Purdue falls at Iowa

11:52 PM

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Tyler Cook hit a go-ahead free throw with 1:36 to play, Peter Jok scored a game-high 29 points, and Iowa went on to pull out an 83-78 win over No. 17 Purdue on Thursday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Top 25 roundup: No. 20 Notre Dame edges Miami

9:58 PM

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Guard Steve Vasturia dropped in a layup that just beat the shot clock to key 20th-ranked Notre Dame's 67-62 victory over Miami on Thursday night in Atlantic Coast Conference action.

Texas suspends leading scorer Mack

5:47 PM

Texas suspended sophomore Tevin Mack, its leading scorer, indefinitely after "a violation of team rules," the school announced Thursday.

» Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 8 Creighton bests No. 12 Butler

11:43 PM

OMAHA, Neb. -- Another efficient performance from the field, paired with a better-than-usual showing at the defensive end, led No. 8 Creighton to a 75-64 Big East Conference basketball victory over No. 12 Butler on Wednesday.

Duke’s Allen shoves FSU assistant after chasing loose ball

10:41 AM

Duke guard Grayson Allen appeard to shove a Florida State assistant coach as he was falling into the seats chasing a loose ball during the Blue Devils' 88-72 loss on Tuesday night.

Top 25 roundup: No. 10 West Virginia crushes No. 1 Baylor

12:15 AM

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Nathan Adrian poured in 22 points, Jevon Carter had 17 points and seven assists, and the two combined for eight of No. 10 West Virginia's 15 steals in an 89-68 blowout of No. 1 Baylor on Tuesday.

» Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 10 West Virginia crushes No. 1 Baylor

9:50 PM

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Nathan Adrian poured in 22 points, Jevon Carter had 17 points and seven assists, and the two combined for eight of No. 10 West Virginia's 15 steals in an 89-68 blowout of No. 1 Baylor on Tuesday.

» Monday, January 9, 2017

Baylor ranked No. 1 in AP poll for first time

3:01 PM

Baylor took over the No. 1 ranking in men's basketball for the first time in school history in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll released Monday.

Top 25 roundup: No. 4 UCLA notches 16th win

12:31 AM

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA surpassed its win total of last season with an 89-75 win over Stanford behind 21 points from guard Lonzo Ball in a Pac-12 game Sunday night at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.

» Sunday, January 8, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 4 UCLA notches 16th win

11:17 PM

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA surpassed its win total of last season with an 89-75 win over Stanford behind 21 points from guard Lonzo Ball in a Pac-12 game Sunday night at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.

ACC: No proof Duke’s Allen tried to trip BC player

7:14 PM

The Atlantic Coast Conference reviewed video footage to determine whether Duke guard Grayson Allen attempted to trip a player Saturday during the Blue Devils' game against Boston College but said there was no conclusive proof.

Top 25 Roundup: No. 18 Butler survives in OT

1:31 AM

WASHINGTON -- Kamar Baldwin scored 16 points and No. 18 Butler overcame Georgetown 85-76 in overtime on Saturday in a Big East Conference game in Washington, D.C.

Top 25 Roundup: No. 18 Butler survives in OT

12:30 AM

WASHINGTON -- Kamar Baldwin scored 16 points and No. 18 Butler overcame Georgetown 85-76 in overtime on Saturday in a Big East Conference game in Washington, D.C.

» Saturday, January 7, 2017

Top 25 Roundup: No. 18 Butler survives in OT

10:45 PM

WASHINGTON -- Kamar Baldwin scored 16 points and No. 18 Butler overcame Georgetown 85-76 in overtime on Saturday in a Big East Conference game in Washington, D.C.

Top 25 Roundup: No. 18 Butler survives in OT

7:58 PM

WASHINGTON -- Kamar Baldwin scored 16 points and No. 18 Butler overcame Georgetown 85-76 in overtime on Saturday in a Big East Conference game in Washington, D.C.

Top 25 Roundup: No. 18 Butler survives in OT

5:47 PM

Kamar Baldwin scored 16 points and No. 18 Butler overcame Georgetown, 85-76, in overtime on Saturday in a Big East Conference game in Washington, D.C.

Top 25 Roundup: No. 18 Butler survives in OT

4:20 PM

Kamar Baldwin scored 16 points and No. 18 Butler overcame Georgetown, 85-76, in overtime on Saturday in a Big East Conference game in Washington, D.C.

» Friday, January 6, 2017

Austin Peay’s Loos takes leave to continue cancer treatment

2:38 PM

Austin Peay coach Dave Loos has taken a leave of absence as he continues his battle against cancer that was discovered during the summer.

Duke’s Krzyzewski undergoes successful back surgery

2:14 PM

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski underwent successful lower back surgery on Friday, the school announced.

Top 25 roundup: No. 4 UCLA holds off Cal

1:32 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Bryce Alford got UCLA off to a hot start against California and the No. 4 Bruins held off a furious late rally by the Golden Bears to win 81-71 on Thursday night at Pauley Pavilion.

Top 25 roundup: No. 4 UCLA holds off Cal

12:11 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Bryce Alford got UCLA off to a hot start against California and the No. 4 Bruins held off a furious late rally by the Golden Bears to win 81-71 on Thursday night at Pauley Pavilion.

» Thursday, January 5, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 4 UCLA holds off Cal

11:39 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Bryce Alford got UCLA off to a hot start against California and the No. 4 Bruins held off a furious late rally by the Golden Bears to win 81-71 on Thursday night at Pauley Pavilion.

» Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 18 Butler upsets No. 1 Villanova

11:46 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Butler put an end to No. 1 and defending national champion Villanova's 20-game winning streak with a 66-58 upset Wednesday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Top 25 roundup: No. 18 Butler upsets No. 1 Villanova

10:08 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Butler put an end to No. 1 and defending national champion Villanova's 20-game winning streak with a 66-58 upset Wednesday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Top 25 roundup: No. 18 Butler upsets No. 1 Villanova

9:35 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Butler put an end to No. 1 and defending national champion Villanova's 20-game winning streak with a 66-58 upset Wednesday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas prevails at buzzer

12:24 AM

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Svi Mykhailiuk drove coast-to-coast for the winning layup at the buzzer as No. 3 Kansas defeated Kansas State on Tuesday for its 50th straight victory at home.

» Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas prevails at buzzer

11:55 PM

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Svi Mykhailiuk drove coast-to-coast for the winning layup at the buzzer as No. 3 Kansas defeated Kansas State on Tuesday for its 50th straight victory at home.

Top 25 roundup: No. 14 UNC survives Clemson in OT

9:51 PM

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Joel Berry II scored a career-high 31 points, including 23 in the second half, as No. 14 North Carolina rallied to defeat Clemson 89-86 in overtime Tuesday night in an ACC game.

South Florida fires Antigua amid academic fraud investigation

2:41 PM

South Florida fired coach Orlando Antigua on Tuesday after a disappointing 2 1/2-year stint.

» Monday, January 2, 2017

Villanova No. 1, Baylor jumps to No. 2 in AP poll

2:09 PM

Baylor jumped up to No. 2 while defending national champion Villanova maintained its grip on the top ranking in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll released Monday.

Duke’s Krzyzewski to miss month after back surgery

12:57 PM

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will undergo back surgery Friday and is expected to be away from the team for about a month.

» Sunday, January 1, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Minnesota upends No. 15 Purdue

10:55 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Nate Mason had 31 points and Minnesota used an 11-0 run early in overtime to pull away from No. 15 Purdue 91-82 on Sunday in Mackey Arena.

Top 25 roundup: Minnesota upends No. 15 Purdue

9:22 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Nate Mason had 31 points and Minnesota used an 11-0 run early in overtime to pull away from No. 15 Purdue 91-82 on Sunday in Mackey Arena.