College Basketball NEWS ARCHIVE

» Sunday, February 19, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas tips No. 4 Baylor

12:20 AM

WACO, Texas -- Kansas has had a knack for surviving hard-fought, back-and-forth conference games all season and the Jayhawks grabbed another one by edging Baylor 67-65 in a battle of Big 12 heavyweights on Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

» Saturday, February 18, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas tips No. 4 Baylor

11:37 PM

WACO, Texas -- Kansas has had a knack for surviving hard-fought, back-and-forth conference games all season and the Jayhawks grabbed another one by edging Baylor 67-65 in a battle of Big 12 heavyweights on Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

Georgia F Maten suffers serious knee injury

11:31 PM

Georgia standout forward Yante Maten suffered a right knee injury during Saturday's loss to Kentucky that coach Mark Fox termed "serious" and "significant."

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas tips No. 4 Baylor

10:45 PM

WACO, Texas -- Kansas has had a knack for surviving hard-fought, back-and-forth conference games all season and the Jayhawks grabbed another one by edging Baylor 67-65 in a battle of Big 12 heavyweights on Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas tips No. 4 Baylor

8:56 PM

WACO, Texas -- Kansas has had a knack for surviving hard-fought, back-and-forth conference games all season and the Jayhawks grabbed another one by edging Baylor 67-65 in a battle of Big 12 heavyweights on Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas tips No. 4 Baylor

7:16 PM

WACO, Texas -- Kansas has had a knack for surviving hard-fought, back-and-forth conference games all season and the Jayhawks grabbed another one by edging Baylor 67-65 in a battle of Big 12 heavyweights on Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

Top 25 roundup: No. 4 Kansas tips No. 3 Baylor

6:43 PM

WACO, Texas -- Kansas has had a knack for surviving hard-fought, back-and-forth conference games all season and the Jayhawks grabbed another one by edging Baylor 67-65 in a battle of Big 12 heavyweights on Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

Top 25 roundup: No. 4 Kansas tips No. 3 Baylor

4:17 PM

WACO, Texas -- Kansas has had a knack for surviving hard-fought, back-and-forth conference games all season and the Jayhawks grabbed another one by edging Baylor 67-65 in a battle of Big 12 heavyweights on Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

Top 25 roundup: No. 18 Cincinnati buries Tulisa

2:27 PM

CINCINNATI -- Kyle Washington scored 18 points and Jacob Evans added 17 as No. 18 Cincinnati defeated Tulsa 80-60 on Saturday at Fifth Third Arena and coach Mick Cronin picked up his 300th career win.

» Friday, February 17, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Gonzaga improves to 27-0

1:02 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Nigel Williams-Goss scored 18 of his 30 points in the second half and Przemek Karnowski added 23 to lead No. 1 Gonzaga past San Francisco 96-61 on Thursday.

» Thursday, February 16, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Gonzaga improves to 27-0

11:32 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Nigel Williams-Goss scored 18 of his 30 points in the second half and Przemek Karnowski added 23 to lead No. 1 Gonzaga past San Francisco 96-61 on Thursday.

College basketball notebook: Fired Gottfried to finish season at NC State

8:31 PM

Embattled North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried was fired Thursday, the school announced after days of speculation.

North Carolina State fires Gottfried

3:15 PM

Embattled North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried was fired on Thursday, the school announced after days of speculation.

Wisconsin G Koenig out versus Michigan

2:31 PM

Wisconsin senior guard Bronson Koenig has been ruled out of Thursday's game against Michigan, the team announced.

Report: Colo. State’s Eustachy berated, intimidated players

1:52 PM

Colorado State University investigated Larry Eustachy in 2013-14 after the men's basketball coach created an atmosphere of fear and intimidation among his players, the Coloradoan reported.

Report: Colo. State’s Eustachy berated, intimidated players

11:02 AM

Colorado State University investigated Larry Eustachy in 2013-14 after the men's basketball coach created an atmosphere of fear and intimidation among his players, the Coloradoan reported.

» Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 12 Duke shuts down No. 14 Virginia

11:57 PM

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Freshman Jayson Tatum scored a career-high 28 points, including six 3-pointers, as No. 12 Duke defeated No. 14 Virginia 65-55 on Wednesday night for its sixth straight victory.

Top 25 roundup: Arkansas upsets No. 21 South Carolina

9:55 PM

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Jaylen Barford and Dusty Hannahs combined for 43 points as Arkansas upended No. 21 South Carolina 83-76 on Wednesday.

Trump declines to film bracketology show at White House

6:02 PM

Bracketology in the Oval Office is ending under President Donald Trump.

Gottfried on hot seat at struggling N.C. State

10:35 AM

North Carolina State is reportedly in the process of searching for a replacement for head men's basketball coach Mark Gottfried with the Wolfpack struggling again this season.

Ducks’ perfect home mark on line vs. Utah

4:34 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Seventh-ranked Oregon will try to finish off a historic home season this week.

» Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 13 Kentucky crushes Tennessee

9:51 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Malik Monk scored 20 points as No. 13 Kentucky avenged a loss to Tennessee earlier this season with an 83-58 victory Tuesday.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas tops No. 9 WVU in OT

12:09 AM

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Frank Mason scored a game-high 24 points and helped engineer an incredible comeback in the final minutes of regulation as No. 3 Kansas rallied to nip No. 9 West Virginia 84-80 in overtime Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.

» Monday, February 13, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Texas Tech stuns No. 4 Baylor

9:51 PM

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Texas Tech shook off some recent late-game bad luck, taking down No. 4 Baylor 84-78 on Monday night at the United Supermarkets Arena.

Unbeaten Gonzaga No. 1 for third straight week

2:10 PM

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

» Sunday, February 12, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Three ranked teams upset

10:08 PM

MADISON, Wis. -- Bryant McIntosh scored a game-high 25 points and Northwestern snapped No. 7 Wisconsin's eight-game winning streak with a 66-59 Big Ten upset on Sunday night at the Kohl Center.

Top 25 roundup: Three ranked teams upset

9:46 PM

MADISON, Wis. -- Bryant McIntosh scored a game-high 25 points and Northwestern snapped No. 7 Wisconsin's eight-game winning streak with a 66-59 Big Ten upset on Sunday night at the Kohl Center.

Oklahoma G Woodard tears ACL

8:33 PM

Oklahoma point guard Jordan Woodard, the team's leader in scoring and assists, will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his right knee, the school announced Sunday.

Towson F Davis injured in shooting

4:28 PM

Towson senior forward John Davis was injured in a drive-by shooting outside his family's home in Philadelphia, the school announced Sunday.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas survives upset bid

1:11 AM

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Freshman guard Josh Jackson made a deciding free throw with 2.8 seconds remaining Saturday as No. 3 Kansas outlasted Texas Tech 80-79 in United Supermarkets Arena.

» Saturday, February 11, 2017

Former Syracuse C Melo dies at 26

11:13 PM

Former Syracuse and Boston Celtics center Fab Melo died Saturday in his native Brazil at age 26.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas survives upset bid

11:03 PM

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Freshman guard Josh Jackson made a deciding free throw with 2.8 seconds remaining Saturday as No. 3 Kansas outlasted Texas Tech 80-79 in United Supermarkets Arena.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas survives upset bid

7:32 PM

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Freshman guard Josh Jackson made a deciding free throw with 2.8 seconds remaining Saturday as No. 3 Kansas outlasted Texas Tech 80-79 in United Supermarkets Arena.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas survives upset bid

5:09 PM

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Freshman guard Josh Jackson made a deciding free throw with 2.8 seconds remaining Saturday as No. 3 Kansas outlasted Texas Tech 80-79 in United Supermarkets Arena.

Top 25 roundup: Florida wins 6th in row

3:40 PM

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Senior forward Justin Leon scored 18 points and made a career-high four 3-pointers to help No. 17 Florida post a 71-62 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday.

Top 25 roundup: Florida wins 6th in row

2:58 PM

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Senior forward Justin Leon scored 18 points and made a career-high four 3-pointers to help No. 17 Florida post a 71-62 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday.

Defending champion Villanova receives early No. 1 seed

2:44 PM

Villanova, the defending college basketball national champion, was selected as the No. 1 overall seed by the NCAA Tournament selection committee, which for first time revealed the top 16 seeds one month ahead of Selection Sunday.

Reynolds, Delaney out for No. 2 Villanova

1:08 PM

Forwards Darryl Reynolds and Tim Delaney of No. 2 Villanova will not play in Saturday's game at No. 24 Xavier in Cincinnati because of injuries.

Reynolds, Delaney out for No. 2 Villanova

12:46 PM

Forwards Darryl Reynolds and Tim Delaney of No. 2 Villanova will not play in Saturday's game at Xavier in Cincinnati because of injuries.

» Friday, February 10, 2017

Washington F Dime suspended indefinitely after slapping heckler

10:39 PM

Washington Huskies forward Malik Dime has been suspended indefinitely by the school after he slapped a heckler during halftime of Thursday night's loss at Colorado.

Washington F Dime slaps heckler at halftime

12:18 PM

Washington Huskies forward Malik Dime slapped a heckler during halftime of Thursday night's loss at Colorado.

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Gonzaga improves to 25-0

12:35 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Nigel Goss-Williams returned after missing a game with sprained ankle to score 19 points and grab 11 rebounds, leading No. 1 Gonzaga to a 90-60 victory over Loyola Marymount on Thursday in a West Coast Conference game.

» Thursday, February 9, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 18 Duke outlasts No. 8 North Carolina

10:19 PM

DURHAM, N.C. -- Grayson Allen scored 25 points and No. 18 Duke defeated No. 8 North Carolina 86-78 in a back-and-forth battle Thursday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Saint Louis bus goes missing, driver arrested on DWI charge

10:37 AM

The Saint Louis men's basketball team wanted to put Wednesday's 70-55 loss at St. Bonaventure in its rear-view mirror, however the Billikens had a problem.

Top 25 roundup: No. 6 Baylor holds off Oklahoma State

1:25 AM

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Johnathan Motley recorded 24 points and 11 rebounds while shooting 9 of 12 from the floor in No. 6 Baylor's 72-69 victory over Oklahoma State on Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

» Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 6 Baylor holds off Oklahoma State

11:35 PM

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Johnathan Motley recorded 24 points and 11 rebounds while shooting 9 of 12 from the floor in No. 6 Baylor's 72-69 victory over Oklahoma State on Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Top 25 roundup: No. 6 Baylor holds off Oklahoma State

9:56 PM

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Johnathan Motley recorded 24 points and 11 rebounds while shooting 9 of 12 from the floor in No. 6 Baylor's 72-69 victory over Oklahoma State on Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

» Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Alabama upsets South Carolina in 4 OTs

11:35 PM

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Riley Norris drained two tiebreaking free throws in the fourth overtime to help Alabama win the longest game in college basketball this season, a 90-86 upset of No. 19 South Carolina on Tuesday.

Top 25 roundup: Alabama upsets South Carolina in 4 OTs

10:22 PM

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Riley Norris drained two tiebreaking free throws in the fourth overtime to help Alabama win the longest game in college basketball this season, a 90-86 upset of No. 19 South Carolina on Tuesday.

» Monday, February 6, 2017

Unbeaten Gonzaga stays No. 1 after week of upsets

2:17 PM

While upsets continued to dominate the landscape, undefeated Gonzaga strengthened its grip on the No. 1 ranking in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll released Monday.

Louisville suspends duo for Virginia showdown

1:16 PM

Louisville coach Rick Pitino benched forwards Mangok Mathiang and Deng Adel for Monday night's game at Virginia for violating curfew.

» Sunday, February 5, 2017

Top 25 roundup: North Carolina extends Notre Dame slump

3:45 PM

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Justin Jackson's 16 points led six players in double figures as No. 12 North Carolina fended off No. 20 Notre Dame 83-76 on Sunday afternoon at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Top 25 roundup: Unranked Iowa State ends No. 3 Kansas’ 50-game home win streak

1:05 AM

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Junior reserve guard Donovan Jackson canned a 3-pointer from the corner with 28 seconds remaining for the crucial overtime basket as unranked Iowa State stunned No. 3 Kansas 92-89 in Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday.

» Saturday, February 4, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Unranked Iowa State ends No. 3 Kansas’ 50-game home win streak

11:12 PM

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Junior reserve guard Donovan Jackson canned a 3-pointer from the corner with 28 seconds remaining for the crucial overtime basket as unranked Iowa State stunned No. 3 Kansas 92-89 in Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday.

Top 25 roundup: Unranked Iowa State ends No. 3 Kansas’ 50-game home win streak

9:15 PM

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Junior reserve guard Donovan Jackson canned a 3-pointer from the corner with 28 seconds remaining for the crucial overtime basket as unranked Iowa State stunned No. 3 Kansas 92-89 in Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday.

Top 25 roundup: Unranked Iowa State ends No. 3 Kansas’ 50-game home win streak

6:28 PM

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Junior reserve guard Donovan Jackson canned a 3-pointer from the corner with 28 seconds remaining for the crucial overtime basket as unranked Iowa State stunned No. 3 Kansas 92-89 in Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday.

Top 25 roundup: Unranked Iowa State ends No. 3 Kansas’ 50-game home win streak

4:59 PM

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Junior reserve guard Donovan Jackson canned a 3-pointer from the corner with 28 seconds remaining for the crucial overtime basket as unranked Iowa State stunned No. 3 Kansas 92-89 in Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday.

Top 25 roundup: No. 21 Duke beats Pittsburgh in Krzyzewski’s return

3:43 PM

DURHAM, N.C. -- Freshman guard Frank Jackson scored eight points in a late four-minute stretch and Grayson Allen had 21 points to ignite No. 21 Duke, which marked the return of Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski to the bench, with a 72-64 victory against Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

» Friday, February 3, 2017

North Carolina-Notre Dame game postponed and moved due to water break

6:37 PM

No. 12 North Carolina and No. 20 Notre Dame will play at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at the Greensboro Coliseum in a change of date and venue because of a water emergency in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Gonzaga rolls again

1:49 AM

PROVO, Utah -- Nigel Williams-Goss scored 33 points on 12-of-18 shooting, hitting several key second-half baskets to help No. 1 Gonzaga stay unbeaten with an 85-75 victory over BYU on Thursday night.

» Thursday, February 2, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 5 Arizona wins 15th straight

11:21 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Arizona guard Allonzo Trier scored a season-high 18 points to help the No. 5 Wildcats wake up after halftime and put away Oregon State 71-54 on Thursday night in Corvallis, Ore.

Arizona signs Miller to contract extension

7:27 PM

Arizona coach Sean Miller agreed to a contract extension that runs through the 2021-22 season, the school announced on Thursday.

Krzyzewski to return for Duke on Saturday

7:25 PM

Coach Mike Krzyzewski will be back on the sidelines when Duke hosts Pittsburgh in Saturday's Atlantic Coast Conference contest.

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas clips No. 2 Baylor

12:28 AM

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Freshman guard Josh Jackson recorded 23 points and 11 rebounds Wednesday as No. 3 Kansas outlasted No. 2 Baylor 73-68 in Allen Fieldhouse.

» Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 4 Villanova wins second straight

11:02 PM

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Jalen Brunson scored 21 points and Josh Hart scored 17 to pace No. 4 Villanova in a 66-57 victory against Providence on Wednesday night at the Dunkin Donuts Center.

Friars lose 2nd-leading scorer Holt to injury vs. Villanova

8:42 PM

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Providence forward Emmitt Holt left Wednesday night's game against No. 4 Villanova early in the second half with an apparent left knee injury.

Top 25 roundup: No. 8 Kentucky wins in OT

12:20 AM

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Freshman guard Malik Monk scored 37 points and sophomore guard Isaiah Briscoe added 23 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists to lead No. 8 Kentucky to a thrilling 90-81 overtime victory over Georgia on Tuesday night.