College Basketball NEWS ARCHIVE

» Thursday, March 30, 2017

Arizona F Markkanen declars for draft

4:57 PM

Arizona freshman forward Lauri Markkanen announced Thursday that he is entering the NBA draft.

South Carolina G Thornwell (illness) misses practice

3:37 PM

South Carolina star Sindarius Thornwell missed practice on Thursday due to illness, just two days before the Gamecocks face top-seeded Gonzaga in the Final Four.

Dayton tabs alum Grant as coach

2:10 PM

Dayton named alumnus Anthony Grant as its new men's basketball coach, the school announced on Thursday.

» Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Ref receives death threats from Kentucky fans

11:42 AM

After Kentucky lost the Elite Eight game against North Carolina, Wildcats' fans flooded social media about questionable foul calls made by one particular referee and some reportedly made death threats.

» Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Duke F Giles enters NBA draft

5:42 PM

Despite averaging just 3.9 points, 3.8 rebounds and 11.5 minutes, Duke freshman forward Harry Giles will enter the NBA Draft and plans to stay in it, the school announced on Tuesday.

N.C. State star G Smith declares for draft

1:32 PM

North Carolina State freshman guard Dennis Smith Jr. declared for the NBA draft on Tuesday.

» Saturday, March 25, 2017

College basketball notebook: Indiana hires Dayton’s Miller

7:10 PM

Dayton coach Archie Miller has been hired as men's head basketball coach at Indiana, it was announced Saturday.

Alford ’100 percent’ no on Indiana return

3:57 PM

MEMPHIS -- Steve Alford is staying at UCLA, eschewing interest from Indiana some 30 years after he led the Hoosiers to a national championship under Bobby Knight.

Indiana hires Dayton’s Miller to replace Crean

1:39 PM

Dayton coach Archie Miller has been hired as men's head basketball coach at Indiana, it was announced Saturday.

Alford ’100 percent’ no on Indiana return

11:10 AM

MEMPHIS -- Steve Alford is staying at UCLA, eschewing interest from Indiana some 30 years after he led the Hoosiers to a national championship under Bobby Knight.

Alford: Ball deserves to be No. 1 pick

9:58 AM

UCLA freshman sensation Lonzo Ball played his final college game on Friday night.

UCLA freshman Ball declares for NBA draft after tourney loss

2:21 AM

UCLA freshman sensation Lonzo Ball played his final college game on Friday night.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Florida advances on OT buzzer-beater

1:36 AM

NEW YORK -- Chris Chiozza's leaning 3-pointer at the buzzer gave Florida an 84-83 overtime win over Wisconsin on Friday night in the semifinals of the East Regional at Madison Square Garden.

» Friday, March 24, 2017

NCAA Tournament roundup: South Carolina surprises Baylor

10:16 PM

NEW YORK -- The South Carolina Gamecocks are headed to the Elite Eight for the first time after a 70-50 win over the Baylor Bears on Friday night in the semifinals of the East Regional at Madison Square Garden.

College basketball notebook: Prospect Porter selects Missouri

7:17 PM

Top overall prospect Michael Porter Jr. chose to attend Missouri on Friday, one day after Washington released him from his letter of intent.

Top prospect Michael Porter Jr. will attend Missouri

6:57 PM

Top overall prospect Michael Porter Jr. chose to attend Missouri on Friday, one day after Washington released him from his letter of intent.

Florida State F Isaac entering NBA draft

5:21 PM

Florida State freshman forward Jonathan Isaac announced Friday that he is declaring for the NBA draft.

Cal promotes assistant Jones to head coach

4:45 PM

California promoted Wyking Jones to head coach on Friday, according to published reports.

Cleveland State tabs Felton as coach

2:38 PM

Cleveland State named Dennis Felton as its next basketball coach on Friday.

Georgetown considers Ewing as next head coach

1:54 PM

Georgetown legend Patrick Ewing is among the candidates under consideration to become the school's next head coach, multiple outlets reported Friday.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Xavier stuns Arizona

1:38 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points and fed Sean O'Mara for the winning layup with 54 seconds remaining as 11th-seeded Xavier upset second-seeded Arizona 73-71 on Thursday in the NCAA Tournament West Region semifinals at SAP Center.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Gonzaga survives West Virginia

12:13 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Gonzaga's Jordan Mathews scored 13 points and made three 3-pointers, the last with 57.3 seconds remaining, to help the Bulldogs secure a 61-58 victory over West Virginia in the NCAA Tournament West Region semifinals on Thursday.

» Thursday, March 23, 2017

NCAA Tournament roundup: Gonzaga, Oregon advance

11:12 PM

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Gonzaga's Jordan Mathews scored 13 points and made three 3-pointers, the last with 57.3 seconds remaining, to help the Bulldogs secure a 61-58 victory over West Virginia in the NCAA Tournament West Region semifinals on Thursday.

College basketball notebook: Thompson out at Georgetown

7:07 PM

Georgetown coach John Thompson III was fired Thursday, university president John J. DeGioia announced.

Kelsey backs out of UMass job

6:29 PM

Massachusetts cancelled a press conference to introduce Pat Kelsey as coach after Kelsey backed out of the job earlier Thursday.

Kelsey backs out of UMass job

5:15 PM

Massachusetts cancelled a press conference to introduce Pat Kelsey as coach amid reports that Kelsey backed out of the job earlier Thursday.

Cal sophomore Rabb opts for NBA draft

5:13 PM

California sophomore forward Ivan Rabb has declared for the NBA draft, he said on the school's website on Thursday.

No. 1 recruit Porter decommits from Washington

4:39 PM

Top overall recruit Michael Porter Jr. received a release from his letter of intent from Washington on Thursday, according to the school.

Duke C Jeter to transfer to school closer to home

3:08 PM

Duke center Chase Jeter is transferring after two seasons at the school, the university announced on Thursday.

Thompson III out as Georgetown coach

2:49 PM

Georgetown coach John Thompson III was fired on Thursday, according to university president John J. DeGioia.

» Wednesday, March 22, 2017

UCF, Cal State Bakersfield reach NIT semis

11:55 PM

During his eight seasons at Stanford, Johnny Dawkins twice directed the Cardinal to the NIT championship. Now his new school, Central Florida, is two steps away from the same accomplishment.

Syracuse F Lydon entering NBA Draft

9:07 PM

Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon is entering the 2017 NBA Draft.

Duke F Tatum opting for NBA

5:12 PM

Jayson Tatum's stay at Duke lasted all of one season as the freshman forward declared on Wednesday that he is entering the 2017 NBA Draft.

Florida State G Bacon leaving early for NBA draft

4:45 PM

Florida State guard Dwayne Bacon announced Wednesday he is leaving school early and entering the 2017 NBA Draft.

Next level: 10 best NBA prospects still playing

3:30 PM

More often than not, the team that wins the NCAA title has at least a couple of pros-in-waiting on their roster.

» Tuesday, March 21, 2017

College basketball notebook: VCU chooses Rhoades as coach

7:48 PM

Virginia Commonwealth took just one day to hire a replacement for Will Wade, announcing that Rice coach Mike Rhoades has been named the Rams' new head basketball coach.

Texas A&M star Williams returning for sophomore season

7:28 PM

Texas A&M power forward Robert Williams announced Tuesday that he will return for his sophomore season after considering applying for the NBA draft.

VCU chooses Rhoades as new coach

7:22 PM

Virginia Commonwealth took just one day to hire a replacement for Will Wade, announcing that Rice coach Mike Rhoades has been named the Rams' new head basketball coach.

UMass tabs Kelsey as new coach

6:32 PM

Less than a week after taking Winthrop to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in seven years, Pat Kelsey was hired as the new head basketball coach at Massachusetts.

Teas A&M star Williams returning for sophomore season

3:39 PM

Texas A&M power forward Robert Williams announced Tuesday that he will return for his sophomore season after considering applying for the NBA draft.

Oklahoma State PG Evans enters NBA draft

2:23 PM

Oklahoma State sophomore point guard Jawun Evans is entering the NBA Draft with the intention of staying in the draft, ESPN reported on Tuesday.

LSU hires VCU’s Wade as head coach

3:08 AM

Will Wade, who guided Virginia Commonwealth to the NCAA Tournament in each of his two years in charge of the Rams, was hired as LSU's new head basketball coach Monday.

» Monday, March 20, 2017

UCLA’s Alford not talking Indiana job

4:14 PM

UCLA coach Steve Alford guided the Bruins to the Sweet 16 but before the South Region semifinal against Kentucky, media are mostly interested in talking about Indiana.

Sweet 16 power rankings: Kansas on top

12:51 AM

The East Region is officially crazy.

NCAA Tournament roundup: South Carolina, Michigan pull off upsets

12:24 AM

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina used sudden hot shooting in the second half to knock second-seeded Duke out of the NCAA Tournament, winning 88-81 Sunday night in a charged-up atmosphere for the second-round game at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

» Sunday, March 19, 2017

NCAA Tournament roundup: South Carolina, Michigan pull off upsets

11:55 PM

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina used sudden hot shooting in the second half to knock second-seeded Duke out of the NCAA Tournament, winning 88-81 Sunday night in a charged-up atmosphere for the second-round game at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Michigan knocks out Louisville

10:50 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Moritz Wagner scored a career-high 26 points on Sunday, and seventh-seeded Michigan rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to stun second-seeded Louisville 73-69 in an NCAA Midwest Regional second-round game in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Michigan knocks out Louisville

8:59 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Moritz Wagner scored a career-high 26 points on Sunday, and seventh-seeded Michigan rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to stun second-seeded Louisville 73-69 in an NCAA Midwest Regional second-round game in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Michigan knocks out Louisville

7:52 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Moritz Wagner scored a career-high 26 points on Sunday, and seventh-seeded Michigan rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to stun second-seeded Louisville 73-69 in an NCAA Midwest Regional second-round game in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Boeheim will coach Syracuse beyond next season

7:45 PM

Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim and his alma mater, Syracuse University, agreed on a new contract extension beyond the 2017-18 season.

Washington hires Syracuse assistant Hopkins

6:24 PM

The Washington Huskies hired longtime Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins as their next head coach, the school announced Sunday.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Michigan knocks out Louisville

5:56 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Moritz Wagner scored a career-high 26 points on Sunday and seventh-seeded Michigan rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to stun second-seeded Louisville 73-69 in an NCAA Midwest Regional second-round game in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Arkansas State hires Balado as coach

3:00 PM

Louisville assistant Mike Balado will become the next head coach at Arkansas State.

Arkansas State hires Balado as coach

2:58 PM

Louisville assistant Mike Balado will become the next head coach at Arkansas State.

Washington hires Syracuse assistant Hopkins

12:46 PM

The Washington Huskies hired longtime Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins as its next head coach, the school announced Sunday.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Wisconsin stuns defending champ Villanova

12:49 AM

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nigel Hayes scored 19 points and made the winning layup with 11.4 seconds remaining as No. 8 seed Wisconsin upset top-seeded Villanova 65-62 on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament second-round game at KeyBank Center.

» Saturday, March 18, 2017

NCAA Tournament roundup: Wisconsin stuns defending champ Villanova

11:40 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nigel Hayes scored 19 points and made the winning layup with 11.4 seconds remaining as No. 8 seed Wisconsin upset top-seeded Villanova 65-62 on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament second-round game at KeyBank Center.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Wisconsin stuns defending champ Villanova

9:49 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nigel Hayes scored 19 points and made the winning layup with 11.4 seconds remaining as No. 8 seed Wisconsin upset top-seeded Villanova 65-62 on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament second-round game at KeyBank Center.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Wisconsin stuns defending champ Villanova

6:09 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nigel Hayes scored 19 points and made the winning layup with 11.4 seconds remaining as No. 8 seed Wisconsin upset top-seeded Villanova 65-62 on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament second-round game at KeyBank Center.

Illinois hires Oklahoma State’s Underwood as coach

5:30 PM

A day after Oklahoma State's season ended with a one-point loss to Michigan in the NCAA Tournament, head coach Brad Underwood took the vacant position at Illinois on Saturday.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Michigan holds off Oklahoma State

1:14 AM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Derrick Walton Jr. and D.J. Wilson each sank two pressure-packed free throws during the final 10 seconds Friday afternoon and No. 7 seed Michigan held off a late rally from No. 10 seed Oklahoma State 92-91 in Midwest Regional action.

» Friday, March 17, 2017

N.C. State names Keatts as new coach

8:36 PM

North Carolina State has hired Kevin Keatts as its new coach, according to multiple reports on Friday.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Michigan holds off Oklahoma State

7:15 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Derrick Walton Jr. and D.J. Wilson each sank two pressure-packed free throws during the final 10 seconds Friday afternoon and No. 7 seed Michigan held off a late rally from No. 10 seed Oklahoma State 92-91 in Midwest Regional action.

N.C. State names Keatts as new coach

6:59 PM

North Carolina State has hired Kevin Keatts as its new coach, according to multiple reports on Friday.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Michigan holds off Oklahoma State

6:30 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Derrick Walton Jr. and D.J. Wilson each sank two pressure-packed free throws during the final 10 seconds Friday afternoon and No. 7 seed Michigan held off a late rally from No. 10 seed Oklahoma State 92-91 in Midwest Regional action.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Michigan holds off Oklahoma State

5:01 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Derrick Walton Jr. and D.J. Wilson each sank two pressure-packed free throws during the final 10 seconds Friday afternoon and No. 7 seed Michigan held off a late rally from No. 10 seed Oklahoma State 92-91 in Midwest Regional action.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Michigan holds off Oklahoma State

3:25 PM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Derrick Walton Jr. and D.J. Wilson each sank two pressure-packed free throws during the final 10 seconds Friday afternoon and No. 7 seed Michigan held off a late rally from No. 10 seed Oklahoma State 92-91 in Midwest Regional action.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Middle Tennessee upsets Minnesota

12:47 AM

MILWAUKEE - Middle Tennessee did it again.

» Thursday, March 16, 2017

NCAA Tournament roundup: Middle Tennessee upsets Minnesota

10:38 PM

MILWAUKEE - Middle Tennessee did it again.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Middle Tennessee upsets Minnesota

7:15 PM

MILWAUKEE - Middle Tennessee did it again.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Notre Dame holds off Princeton

6:05 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Bonzie Colson had 18 points and seven rebounds as No. 5 seed Notre Dame held on to defeat No. 12 Princeton 60-58 in an NCAA Tournament first-round game Thursday afternoon at KeyBank Center.

NCAA Tournament roundup: Notre Dame holds off Princeton

4:21 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Bonzie Colson had 18 points and seven rebounds as No. 5 seed Notre Dame held on to defeat No. 12 Princeton 60-58 in an NCAA Tournament first-round game Thursday afternoon at KeyBank Center.

Indiana fires Crean

12:55 PM

Indiana fired men's basketball coach Tom Crean, the university announced on Thursday.

» Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Cal coach Martin resigns to take Missouri job

8:33 PM

Cuonzo Martin resigned as men's basketball coach for the California Golden Bears on Wednesday to take the same post with the Missouri Tigers.

Washington severs ties with Romar

8:32 PM

Lorenzo Romar will not return as head coach at Washington, the school announced on Wednesday.

» Tuesday, March 14, 2017

South Florida hires ex Georgia Tech, Dayton coach Gregory

2:36 PM

South Florida gave Brian Gregory the task of rebuilding its program after announcing the hiring of the former Georgia Tech and Dayton coach Tuesday.

» Monday, March 13, 2017

Duquesne fires Ferry after 5 seasons

6:11 PM

Jim Ferry has been fired after five seasons at Duquesne.

Top overall seed Villanova returns to No. 1 in final poll

4:02 PM

Villanova celebrated its top overall seed in the NCAA Tournament by returning to the No. 1 spot in the final Associated Press college basketball poll released Monday.

Notre Dame seeks next level entering Princeton clash

3:59 PM

Notre Dame has made its mark in March as the only team to reach the Elite Eight round of the past two NCAA Tournaments.

NC Central, UC Davis clash in First Four

11:56 AM

DAYTON -- North Carolina Central head coach LeVelle Moton didn't think his team had earned a shot at the NCAA Tournament after finishing the regular season with back-to-back losses to Savannah State and North Carolina A&T, which ranked second from the bottom in national RPI rankings.

» Sunday, March 12, 2017

Syracuse heads top seeds in NIT

10:19 PM

The city that Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim never wanted to see again is coming to him -- in a way.

Northwestern earns first NCAA bid

10:01 PM

Northwestern earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, putting the Wildcats in the tournament for the first in program history.

NCAA South overview: UNC gets nod over Duke

9:36 PM

One of the debates over NCAA tournament seeding included ACC rivals North Carolina and Duke -- which was more worthy of a No. 1 seed?

NCAA Midwest overview: Kansas, Louisville the favorites

9:31 PM

Despite a stunning loss to TCU in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals on Thursday, Kansas was rewarded for winning the regular-season championship in Division I's second-toughest conference behind the Atlantic Coast with the No. 1 seed.

NCAA West overview: Gonzaga is real deal

9:30 PM

It was not all that unusual in recent seasons to hear, "This is Gonzaga's best team ever."

NCAA East overview: Villanova gets top billing

8:14 PM

On Saturday, Villanova cut down the nets at Madison Square after beating Creighton in the final of the Big East Tournament.

Villanova ready to take shot at back-to-back titles

7:31 PM

The much-anticipated release of the NCAA Tournament bracket always ends up with perennial No. 1 seeds, upset-minded schools and, of course, teams that believe they were snubbed.

Northwestern earn first NCAA bid

6:58 PM

Northwestern earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, putting the Wildcats in the tournament for the first in program history.

NCAA East overview: Villanova gets top billing

6:55 PM

On Saturday, Villanova cut down the nets at Madison Square after beating Creighton in the final of the Big East Tournament.

Villanova No. 1 overall seed in NCAA tourney field

6:38 PM

Defending champion Villanova was the overall top seed and one of four No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament field announced Sunday.

Top 25 roundup: Michigan, Kentucky, SMU prevail in conference championships

5:47 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Derrick Walton Jr. and Zak Irvin led No. 8 seed Michigan to a 71-56 upset over 24th-ranked Wisconsin in the Big Ten tournament championship game on Sunday and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Princeton, Rhode Island, Troy advance to NCAA tourney

4:55 PM

Myles Stephens scored 23 points and top-seed Princeton won the inaugural Ivy League tournament by defeating Yale 71-59 Sunday at The Palestra in Philadelphia, Pa.

Top 25 roundup: No. 7 Arizona takes down No. 5 Oregon

1:48 AM

LAS VEGAS -- Allonzo Trier scored 23 points, including four free throws in the final 17.5 seconds, as seventh-ranked Arizona held off several late rallies to beat short-handed Oregon 83-80 in the Pac-12 tournament final on Saturday night.

Top 25 roundup: No. 8 Kentucky back in SEC title game

12:40 AM

NASHVILLE -- No. 8 Kentucky goes in search of its 30th SEC tournament title on Sunday after a 79-74 victory over Alabama in the semifinal round Saturday at Bridgestone Arena.

» Saturday, March 11, 2017

Oregon loses F Boucher to knee injury

10:15 PM

Oregon forward Chris Boucher suffered a torn ACL in Friday night's Pac-12 semifinal game against Cal, according to multiple reports, dealing a devastating blow to the fifth-ranked Ducks postseason hopes.

Top 25 roundup: No. 8 Kentucky back in SEC title game

9:55 PM

NASHVILLE --No. 8 Kentucky goes in search of its 30th SEC tournament title on Sunday after a 79-74 victory over Alabama in the semifinal round Saturday at Bridgestone Arena.

Top 25 roundup: Kentucky back in SEC title game

6:13 PM

NASHVILLE -- Kentucky goes in search of its 30th SEC tournament title on Sunday after a 79-74 victory over Alabama in the semifinal round Saturday at Bridgestone Arena.

Illinois cuts ties with Groce after 5 seasons

4:32 PM

Illinois has parted ways with coach John Groce after five seasons.

Top 25 roundup: No. 7 Arizona takes down No. 3 UCLA in Pac-12

2:45 AM

LAS VEGAS -- Lauri Markkanen scored 29 points and Allonzo Trier added 20 as seventh-ranked Arizona advanced to the Pac-12 tournament championship game by beating No. 3 UCLA 86-75 on Friday night.

Top 25 roundup: Michigan sinks top-seeded Purdue

12:58 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Less than 48 hours after its plane ran into a ditch, Michigan upset top seed and 13th-ranked Purdue 74-70 in overtime on Friday to advance to the Big Ten conference semifinals.

» Friday, March 10, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Michigan sinks top-seeded Purdue

10:09 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Less than 48 hours after its plane ran into a ditch, Michigan upset top seed and 13th-ranked Purdue 74-70 in overtime on Friday to advance to the Big Ten conference semifinals.

Top 25 roundup: Michigan sinks top-seeded Purdue

9:47 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Less than 48 hours after its plane ran into a ditch, Michigan upset top seed and 13th-ranked Purdue 74-70 in overtime on Friday to advance to the Big Ten conference semifinals.

Top 25 roundup: Michigan sinks top-seeded Purdue

6:46 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Less than 48 hours after its plane ran into a ditch, Michigan upset top seed and 13th-ranked Purdue 74-70 in overtime on Friday to advance to the Big Ten conference semifinals.

Top 25 roundup: Michigan sinks top-seeded Purdue

5:08 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Less than 48 hours after its plane ran into a ditch, Michigan upset top seed and 13th-ranked Purdue 74-70 in overtime on Friday to advance to the Big Ten conference semifinals.

Top 25 roundup: Michigan sinks top-seeded Purdue

4:06 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Less than 48 hours after its plane ran into a ditch, Michigan upset top seed and 13th-ranked Purdue 74-70 in overtime on Friday to advance to the Big Ten conference semifinals against either Michigan State or Minnesota.

Washington G Fultz to enter 2017 NBA Draft

2:42 PM

Washington freshman guard Markelle Fultz, the possible No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, announced Friday he is entering the draft.

Top 25 roundup: TCU stuns No. 1 Kansas

12:54 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Freshman guard Desmond Bane scored a team-high 16 points as unranked TCU stunned No. 1 Kansas 85-82 Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament at Sprint Center.

» Thursday, March 9, 2017

Top 25 roundup: TCU stuns No. 1 Kansas

11:09 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Freshman guard Desmond Bane scored a team-high 16 points as unranked TCU stunned No. 1 Kansas 85-82 Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament at Sprint Center.

Top 25 roundup: TCU stuns No. 1 Kansas

7:43 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Freshman guard Desmond Bane scored a team-high 16 points as unranked TCU stunned No. 1 Kansas 85-82 Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament at Sprint Center.

» Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Kansas suspends G Jackson for Big 12 game

3:04 PM

Top-ranked Kansas suspended star freshman guard Josh Jackson for the team's opening game of the Big 12 tournament, the school announced Wednesday.

NCAA bids roundup: N. Kentucky makes tourney in 1st try

7:50 AM

Northern Kentucky earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament in its first season of eligibility by beating Milwaukee 59-53 on Tuesday in the Horizon League tournament championship game at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich.

» Tuesday, March 7, 2017

NCAA bids roundup: Northern Kentucky, Mount St. Mary’s win tournaments

9:34 PM

Northern Kentucky earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament in its first season of eligibility by beating Milwaukee 59-53 on Tuesday in the Horizon League tournament championship game at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich.

LSU will fire Jones after SEC tournament

7:09 PM

LSU will fire coach Johnny Jones after this week's SEC Tournament, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported Tuesday.

Georgia AD: Coach Fox will return next season

1:58 PM

The status of Georgia coach Mark Fox was firmed up for next season when the school's athletic director strongly refuted a published report and announced Fox will be the coach next season.

Top 25 roundup: Zags, Gaels make WCC final

1:54 AM

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and Przemek Karnowski added 19 points and seven rebounds in No. 4 Gonzaga's 77-68 win over Santa Clara in a West Coast Conference tournament semifinal game Monday night in Las Vegas.

» Monday, March 6, 2017

NCAA bids roundup: Iona, East Tennessee State, UNC Wilmington win titles

11:35 PM

E.J. Crawford hit a go-ahead layup with 29 seconds left, helping Iona squeak past Siena 87-86 in overtime Monday in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament championship at Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y.

NCAA bids roundup: East Tennessee State, UNC Wilmington win titles

9:30 PM

East Tennessee State is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2010 after beating UNC Greensboro 79-74 on Monday in the Southern Conference tournament championship game at U.S. Cellular Center in Ashville, N.C.

Kansas remains No. 1 for second straight week

2:21 PM

Kansas maintained its hold on the No. 1 ranking in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll released Monday.

» Sunday, March 5, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Wichita State punches NCAA ticket

8:21 PM

ST. LOUIS -- No. 21 Wichita State left nothing to chance Sunday.

Top 25 roundup: Wichita State punches NCAA ticket

7:03 PM

ST. LOUIS -- No. 21 Wichita State left nothing to chance Sunday.

NCAA bids roundup: Winthrop, Florida Gulf Coast earn berths

6:20 PM

Senior guard Keon Johnson scored 26 points and Winthrop earned its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2010 by registering a 76-59 victory over Campbell on Sunday in the Big South tournament title game at Rock Hill, S.C.

Missouri, Anderson part ways ahead of SEC tourney

4:02 PM

Missouri and head coach Kim Anderson parted ways after just three seasons, the school announced Sunday.

Top 25 roundup: Villanova wins 4th straight league title

2:41 AM

WASHINGTON -- Josh Hart scored 21 points and sank back-to-back 3-pointers during a 15-2 second-half run as No. 2 Villanova concluded its dominating regular season with an 81-55 win over reeling Georgetown on Saturday afternoon.

Top 25 roundup: Villanova wins 4th straight league title

1:01 AM

WASHINGTON -- Josh Hart scored 21 points and sank back-to-back 3-pointers during a 15-2 second-half run as No. 2 Villanova concluded its dominating regular season with an 81-55 win over reeling Georgetown on Saturday afternoon.

» Saturday, March 4, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Villanova wins 4th straight league title

11:13 PM

WASHINGTON -- Josh Hart scored 21 points and sank back-to-back 3-pointers during a 15-2 second-half run as No. 2 Villanova concluded its dominating regular season with an 81-55 win over reeling Georgetown on Saturday afternoon.

Top 25 roundup: Villanova wins 4th straight league title

9:41 PM

WASHINGTON -- Josh Hart scored 21 points and sank back-to-back 3-pointers during a 15-2 second-half run as No. 2 Villanova concluded its dominating regular season with an 81-55 win over reeling Georgetown on Saturday afternoon.

Top 25 roundup: Villanova wins 4th straight league title

8:56 PM

WASHINGTON -- Josh Hart scored 21 points and sank back-to-back 3-pointers during a 15-2 second-half run as No. 2 Villanova concluded its dominating regular season with an 81-55 win over reeling Georgetown on Saturday afternoon.

Top 25 roundup: No. 2 Villanova wins 4th straight league title

8:07 PM

WASHINGTON -- Josh Hart scored 21 points and sank back-to-back 3-pointers during a 15-2 second-half run as No. 2 Villanova concluded its dominating regular season with an 81-55 win over reeling Georgetown on Saturday afternoon.

Top 25 roundup: No. 2 Villanova wins 4th straight league title

5:15 PM

WASHINGTON -- Josh Hart scored 21 points and sank back-to-back 3-pointers during a 15-2 second-half run as No. 2 Villanova concluded its dominating regular season with an 81-55 win over reeling Georgetown on Saturday afternoon.

Top 25 roundup: No. 2 Villanova wins 4th straight league title

2:52 PM

WASHINGTON -- Josh Hart scored 21 points and sank back-to-back 3-pointers during a 15-2 second-half run as No. 2 Villanova concluded its dominating regular season with an 81-55 win over reeling Georgetown on Saturday afternoon.

» Friday, March 3, 2017

Pitt PG Kithcart dismissed from team

5:02 PM

Pittsburgh freshman point guard Justice Kithcart was dismissed from the program on Friday due to detrimental conduct.

» Thursday, March 2, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 14 SMU clinches share of AAC title

11:41 PM

DALLAS -- SMU clinched a share of the American Athletic Conference title with a 93-70 dismantling of Tulsa at Moody Coliseum on Thursday.

Top 25 roundup: No. 14 SMU clinches share of AAC title

10:15 PM

DALLAS -- SMU clinched a share of the American Athletic Conference title with a 93-70 dismantling of Tulsa at Moody Coliseum on Thursday.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 UCLA crushes Washington

1:31 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Bryce Alford made eight 3-pointers and finished with 29 points, leading No. 3 UCLA to a 98-66 victory over Washington on Wednesday night at Pauley Pavilion.

» Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Wake Forest upsets No. 8 Louisville

11:36 PM

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- John Collins scored 25 points as Wake Forest secured a much-coveted victory against a quality opponent by upsetting No. 8 Louisville 88-81 on Wednesday night at Lawrence Joel Coliseum.

Top 25 roundup: Kentucky rallies past Vandy

12:00 AM

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Rallying from a 19-point deficit, No. 9 Kentucky posted the biggest comeback win during the tenure of head coach John Calipari, beating Vanderbilt 73-67 on Tuesday to clinch at least a tie for its 48th Southeastern Conference championship.