College Basketball NEWS ARCHIVE

» Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Bubble teams UCLA and Utah highlight the Pac-12 week

3:39 AM

A look at things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:

» Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

6:52 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville officials are not happy with the NCAA's decision that mandates the school vacate its 2013 men's basketball championship in the wake of an embarrassing sex scandal, and interim President Greg Postel did not hide his disappointment.

St. Bonaventure on a roll after upset win over Rhode Island

5:47 PM

Guard Jaylen Adams figures St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt can save his breath when informing his players they've not accomplished anything just yet.

Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

3:39 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville officials are not happy with the NCAA's decision that mandates the school vacate its 2013 men's basketball championship in the wake of an embarrassing sex scandal and interim President Greg Postel did not hide his disappointment.

No. 4 Xavier tries to get over lulls as tournaments approach

2:34 PM

CINCINNATI (AP) Leading up to the showdown with Villanova for control of the Big East, Xavier coach Chris Mack had one overriding concern.

Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

1:02 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program in the sex scandal case.

Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

12:36 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville must vacate its 2013 men's basketball title following an NCAA appeals panel's decision to uphold sanctions against the men's program in the sex scandal case.

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: Blue Raiders play with 1st AP ranking

1:55 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Middle Tennessee has upset power-conference teams in the past two NCAA Tournaments and reached 20 wins for the third straight season. Now the Blue Raiders have another milestone: their first appearance in the AP Top 25 poll.

» Monday, February 19, 2018

Idaho State’s Sam Dowd beats the odds to become DI player

7:35 PM

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) Sam Dowd has what coaches call pop, a burst that allows him to jump a little higher, move a little quicker than the players around him.

Virginia stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Duke jumps to 5th

7:31 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 as it coasts to an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title, while Duke made a big jump after a pair of impressive wins without its top freshman.

Virginia stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Duke jumps to 5th

5:56 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 as it coasts to an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title, while Duke made a big jump after a pair of impressive wins without its top freshman.

East Tennessee State’s Steve Forbes agrees to new contract

5:32 PM

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) East Tennessee State coach Steve Forbes has signed a new contract that includes an extension and a pay raise.

Deep SEC set to get most NCAA tourney bids in league history

5:18 PM

Mississippi State's Ben Howland was hardly shocked when South Carolina upset No. 12 Auburn, and doesn't believe his Southeastern Conference coaching peers were either.

Pearl, Auburn entering stretch run without another big man

4:52 PM

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Coach Bruce Pearl doesn't believe losing another post player will be a breaking point for an Auburn team on track for a rare Southeastern Conference men's basketball title and NCAA Tournament berth.

No. 2 Michigan State has shot to seal share of Big Ten title

4:41 PM

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) No. 2 Michigan State can seal a share of the Big Ten title by beating Illinois at the Breslin Center, where three seniors will be honored at their last home game.

Pearl, Auburn entering stretch run without another big man

2:44 PM

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Auburn coach Bruce Pearl says center Anfernee McLemore has had successful surgery on his left ankle.

Virginia stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Duke jumps to 5th

12:57 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 as it coasts to an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title, while Duke made a big jump after a pair of impressive wins without its top freshman.

Virginia stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Duke jumps to 5th

12:03 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 while Duke jumped back into the top five after a pair of impressive wins.

» Sunday, February 18, 2018

Kennedy opts to end his Ole Miss coaching tenure immediately

7:18 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi basketball coach Andy Kennedy says his resignation is now effective immediately, six days after saying he would depart at the end of the season.

TOP 25 REWIND: Michigan State, Villanova earn big road wins

4:18 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) In a season marked by parity, No. 2 Michigan State and No. 3 Villanova turned in big road performances as reminders of their title potential in March.

» Saturday, February 17, 2018

Minnesota’s Coffey to have season-ending shoulder surgery

8:53 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota sophomore small forward Amir Coffey will have season-ending surgery on his right shoulder.

Auburn starter McLemore taken off court on stretcher

5:00 PM

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Auburn starting forward Anfernee McLemore left the court on a stretcher after a gruesome-looking injury to his left leg late in the first half against South Carolina on Saturday.

Duke’s Bagley to miss 3rd game with sprained knee

4:52 PM

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke forward Marvin Bagley III will miss a third straight game with a sprained right knee.

South Carolina reserve guard Holden has left team

3:26 PM

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Injured South Carolina guard Kory Holden has left the team.

Shoulder injury sidelines Northwestern’s McIntosh

2:38 PM

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Northwestern guard Bryant McIntosh is sitting out Saturday's game against No. 2 Michigan State because of a shoulder injury.

USC’s Bennie Boatwright to miss rest of season with injury

3:13 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) Southern California forward Bennie Boatwright will miss the rest of the season after injuring his left knee against Oregon.

» Friday, February 16, 2018

Sophomores stepping up for Florida State during stretch run

6:37 PM

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State's 2016 basketball recruiting class is showing that it shouldn't be defined by just one person.

Underclassmen help Louisville string together wins

6:29 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville's title prospects appeared shaky 11 days ago following a third consecutive loss and a left ankle injury that sidelined leading scorer Deng Adel.

No. 11 Clemson likely without guard Mitchell for No. 12 Duke

6:28 PM

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson point guard Shelton Mitchell is doubtful with a concussion for the 11th-ranked Tigers game with No.12 Duke, further impacting a roster that has already stretched thin due to injuries.

No. 16 Rhode Island guard Matthews to play against Bonnies

6:10 PM

OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) Rhode Island guard E.C. Matthews has been given the go-ahead to play against St. Bonaventure on Friday night, three days after the 16th-ranked Rams' second-leading scorer hurt his left knee.

No. 4 Xavier can topple No. 3 Villanova in Big East showdown

5:31 PM

CINCINNATI (AP) Xavier envisioned itself playing for the Big East regular-season championship when it moved into the reconfigured conference five years ago. The Musketeers finally have a chance to unseat four-time champion Villanova and get what they so dearly want.

Up-and-down Alabama hoping to keep winning streak going

3:34 PM

Avery Johnson heeded his wife's advice instead of breaking out the old psychology books.

BUBBLE WATCH: Huskers’ NCAA hopes uncertain despite 20 wins

1:34 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) By any measure, Nebraska is having its best season since moving to the Big Ten, from its win total to its RPI and KenPom rankings. It's unclear whether that will be good enough to secure an NCAA Tournament bid.

Sophomore Tyus Battle trying to keep Syracuse in the hunt

1:28 PM

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Tyus Battle has trained his focus on one thing since summer - a postseason experience different from the first he had last year as a freshman at Syracuse. In other words, playing in the NCAA Tournament, which is all that really matters around here.

Aggies face big test at Arkansas; UK tries to end slide

4:03 AM

A look at the upcoming week around the Southeastern Conference:

Duke-Clemson matchup could help decide 2nd place in ACC

4:02 AM

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:

» Thursday, February 15, 2018

Williams leads No. 9 Gonzaga over Loyola Marymount 76-46

11:58 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Loyola Marymount was short-handed and stood second-to-last in the West Coast Conference, but No. 9 Gonzaga wasn't about to take them lightly.

Gophers’ Lynch drops appeal, denies sex assault allegations

7:37 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Former University of Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch dropped his appeal Thursday of his expulsion over allegations of raping two women, while insisting ''I did not commit any of the acts that I am being accused of.''

Gophers’ Lynch drops appeal, denies sex assault allegations

5:21 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Former University of Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch dropped his appeal Thursday of his expulsion over allegations of raping two women, while insisting ''I did not commit any of the acts that I am being accused of.''

Gophers’ Lynch drops appeal, denies sex assault allegations

4:52 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Former University of Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch dropped his appeal Thursday of his expulsion over allegations of raping two women, while insisting ''I did not commit any of the acts that I am being accused of.''

Clemson G Mitchell returns to campus, in concussion protocol

4:11 PM

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson point guard Shelton Mitchell has returned to campus and is in the concussion protocol after spending a night in a Florida hospital after he got hit in the head late in the 11th-ranked Tigers 81-79 overtime loss to Florida State.

South Carolina’s slide from Final Four to outside the NCAAs

2:23 PM

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) A year ago, surging South Carolina was building for a run to the Final Four. These days, the Gamecocks are struggling to keep their heads above .500 on their longest losing streak in four years that threatens to keep them out of the NCAA Tournament altogether.

Gophers’ Lynch drops appeal, denies sex assault allegations

1:46 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) An attorney for Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch says the senior center is dropping his appeal of sexual assault allegations but still maintains his innocence.

West Virginia’s trip to Kansas headlines Big 12 play

9:05 AM

A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12:

Michigan will look to atone for December loss to Buckeyes

2:47 AM

A look at the upcoming week around the Big Ten Conference:

West Virginia’s trip to Kansas headlines Big 12 play

2:45 AM

A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12:

» Wednesday, February 14, 2018

After road stumble Washington’s margin for error is slim

6:09 PM

SEATTLE (AP) Throughout his first season in charge at Washington, Mike Hopkins has searched for signs the Huskies are progressing forward. Little moments to prove the system being implemented is successful.

Duke’s Bagley to miss 2nd game with mild knee sprain

3:34 PM

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke says forward Marvin Bagley III will miss a second game with a mild right knee sprain.

Shaka Smart’s 3rd year at Texas a season of struggles

1:09 PM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas coach Shaka Smart is nearing the end of his third season with a .500 overall record, the team hovering near the bottom of the Big 12 and any NCAA Tournament hopes on the verge of collapse.

Duel in the desert highlights this week in the Pac-12

3:00 AM

A look at things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:

» Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Pepperdine coach Marty Wilson won’t return next season

11:01 PM

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) Marty Wilson won't return as Pepperdine basketball coach next season.

Surprise! No. 10 Auburn chasing SEC title, high NCAA seed

12:16 PM

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) The Auburn Tigers are in an utterly unfamiliar position.

Xavier hosts Villanova in top-5 matchup on Saturday

3:27 AM

Villanova and Xavier were among the four teams to earn No. 1 seeds in the NCAA's preliminary rankings before Selection Sunday.

» Monday, February 12, 2018

Barnes wants the No. 18 Vols to remember embarrassing loss

6:33 PM

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee coach Rick Barnes wants his players to carry the memories of their most lopsided loss of the season for the rest of the year.

Kennedy out as Mississippi basketball coach after season

5:47 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi coach Andy Kennedy and the school are parting ways after 12 seasons.

Wigginton, Lard emerging for rebuilding Cyclones

4:54 PM

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State remains in last place in the Big 12 after beating a ranked opponent for the third time in three weeks last Saturday.

Barnes wants the No. 18 Vols to remember embarrassing loss

3:41 PM

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee coach Rick Barnes wants his players to carry the memories of their most lopsided loss of the season for the rest of the year.

Mark Fox on hot seat as Georgia’s freefall continues

3:37 PM

ATLANTA (AP) Mark Fox may be running out of time to find a way to save Georgia's season - and perhaps his job.

Though tough at home, Maryland seeks 1st road win in 2018

2:00 PM

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) The disparity in Maryland's performance at home and on the road is, unfortunately for the Terrapins, much like the difference between an NCAA Tournament team and an NIT entrant.

South Carolina men’s coach Frank Martin fined $25,000 by SEC

1:27 PM

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) The Southeastern Conference fined South Carolina men's basketball coach Frank Martin $25,000 for comments about an official that issued him a technical foul during a home loss to Florida.

Virginia atop AP men’s hoops poll for first time since 1982

12:57 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) �� A loss didn't prevent Virginia from climbing to No. 1 in AP men's basketball poll for the first time in more than 35 years after all.

Georgia Tech’s Jose Alvarado to miss remainder of season

11:46 AM

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Tech point guard Jose Alvarado will miss the remainder of the season after fracturing his left elbow.

» Sunday, February 11, 2018

A&M’s Caldwell dismissed, Chandler suspended indefinitely

7:33 PM

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Texas A&M basketball player J.J. Caldwell has been dismissed from the team and Jay Jay Chandler has been suspended indefinitely after the two were arrested Sunday for possession of marijuana.

Top 3 in AP Top 25 lose in the same week

2:45 PM

Top-ranked Villanova suffered a surprising loss to unranked St. John's. No. 2 Virginia unexpectedly fell at home to unranked Virginia Tech. No. 3 Purdue lost not just once, but twice.

Virginia No. 1 in preliminary NCAA rankings

2:39 PM

Virginia suffered a surprising home loss to unranked Virginia Tech, ending its winning streak at 16 games.

Virginia No. 1 in preliminary NCAA rankings

1:05 PM

Virginia is the top overall seed in preliminary NCAA Tournament rankings, with Villanova, Xavier and Purdue earning the other top seeds.

Duke’s Bagley to miss Ga. Tech game with mild knee sprain

12:38 PM

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke says forward Marvin Bagley III will miss Sunday's game at Georgia Tech with a mild right knee sprain.

» Saturday, February 10, 2018

No. 14 Ohio State drops Iowa 82-64, takes Big Ten lead

10:06 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann warned his team to avoid a letdown after his team's upset of No. 3 Purdue.

No. 14 Ohio State drops Iowa 82-64, takes Big Ten lead

8:14 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Keita Bates-Diop had 14 points and eight rebounds, and No. 14 Ohio State beat Iowa 82-64 on Saturday for sole possession of first place in the Big Ten.

Miami coach Larranaga skips Boston College game with illness

2:24 PM

BOSTON (AP) Miami coach Jim Larranaga missed Saturday's game against Boston College with an illness.

» Friday, February 9, 2018

UCLA strengthens NCAA bid with win over No. 13 Arizona

9:24 PM

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) UCLA had a difficult start to the season when three players were arrested in China on shoplifting charges. The Bruins had a rough stretch early in the Pac-12 schedule while laboring through a series of injuries.

Missouri’s Porter hopeful to return soon after surgery

8:16 PM

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) ��� Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. is hopeful he'll be cleared to return to practice from lower back surgery next week, providing a boost for a Tigers team aiming to reach the NCAA Tournament.

UCLA strengthens NCAA bid with win over No. 13 Arizona

5:22 PM

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) UCLA had a difficult start to the season when three players were arrested in China on shoplifting charges. The Bruins had a rough stretch early in the Pac-12 schedule while laboring through a series of injuries.

Huskers’ message to white nationalist: ’Hate Will Never Win’

4:28 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The Nebraska men's basketball team plans to take a public stand Saturday opposing the views of a university student who calls himself a white nationalist in a widely distributed online video.

Surging Vols visit Alabama to highlight SEC weekend slate

4:25 PM

A look at the upcoming week around the Southeastern Conference:

Huskers’ message to white nationalist: ’Hate Will Never Win’

3:25 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The Nebraska men's basketball team plans to take a public stand Saturday against the views of a university student who described himself as a white nationalist in a widely distributed online video.

No. 2 Virginia in firm control as ACC enters stretch run

3:18 PM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) The Atlantic Coast Conference's stretch run looks more like a coronation than a race.

After slow start, young Richmond squad finds winning groove

2:50 PM

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Richmond coach Chris Mooney can laugh now at how much things have changed in a month.

Huskers’ message to white nationalist: ’Hate Will Never Win’

2:30 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The Nebraska men's basketball team plans to take a public stand against the views of a university student who described himself as a white nationalist in a widely distributed online video.

Low-major programs faced with slim margin for error

12:09 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Sacramento State's best hope of reaching its first NCAA Tournament came in 2015-16.

UNC-NC State matchup headlines ACC’s big weekend

9:09 AM

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:

Surging Vols visit Alabama to highlight SEC weekend slate

9:07 AM

A look at the upcoming week around the Southeastern Conference:

No. 9 Duke looking for answers after latest loss

3:05 AM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) The script has become too familiar for No. 9 Duke. The Blue Devils once again lost their poise, the ball and ultimately, another game.

Texas guard Jones engaging public as he battles cancer

3:04 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The announcement that Texas guard Andrew Jones was diagnosed with leukemia prompted concern and well wishes from across college basketball.

» Thursday, February 8, 2018

Couple files sexual assault lawsuit vs Georgia Tech coach

9:55 PM

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) A Tucson-area couple has filed a lawsuit against Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner, claiming sexual assault and sexual battery by the former University of Arizona standout.

After reonvations, Scottrade Center ready for SEC tourney

8:57 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis rewarded the Southeastern Conference's faith.

Couple files sexual assault lawsuit vs Georgia Tech coach

8:56 PM

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) A Tucson-area couple has filed a lawsuit against Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner, claiming sexual assault and sexual battery by the former University of Arizona standout.

Louisville’s Adel out vs. Georgia Tech with injured ankle

7:00 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville scoring leader Deng Adel will not play Thursday night in an Atlantic Coast Conference game against Georgia Tech because of an ankle injury.

UConn forward Eric Cobb reinstated after suspension

6:53 PM

STORRS, Conn. (AP) UConn forward Eric Cobb has been reinstated to the team, a month after being suspended indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team.

Injured Gophers guards Coffey, McBrayer still day to day

3:45 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The status of Minnesota starting guards Amir Coffey and Dupree McBrayer remains uncertain for the upcoming game at Indiana.

Tyler Cook shines for struggling Iowa hoops team

2:50 PM

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Many thought Iowa would reach the NCAA Tournament this season. Instead, the Hawkeyes have clinched a losing record in the Big Ten.

Long streak over, Purdue looks to rebound against Spartans

1:34 AM

A look at the upcoming week around the Big Ten Conference:

» Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Texas Tech at K-State highlights Big 12 action

11:58 PM

A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12:

NCAA selection chair: revamped evaluation a ’positive step’

3:53 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) NCAA selection committee chairman Bruce Rasmussen figures the revamped way to evaluate quality of wins for determining this year's tournament field is an improvement.

UNC’s Maye thriving in leading role entering Duke game

2:50 PM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Luke Maye keeps handling everything thrown at him, from the pressure of taking a last-second shot to reach the Final Four to playing as North Carolina's new leading man.

Georgia Tech’s LaBarrie resigns as NCAA review continues

12:52 PM

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Tech assistant men's basketball coach Darryl LaBarrie has resigned during an ongoing NCAA investigation of an alleged rules violation, the school has confirmed.

Pac-12 race getting tighter as season winds into final month

1:10 AM

A look at things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:

» Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Jared Harper running point in No. 8 Auburn’s dramatic rise

5:47 PM

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Jared Harper came out firing away against Vanderbilt, draining a few early 3-pointers.

UConn AD says Ollie will be evaluated after the season

5:17 PM

STORRS, Conn. (AP) University of Connecticut Athletic Director David Benedict said Tuesday that the school will fight to protect its men's basketball program, which is the subject of an NCAA investigation and that he will evaluate the future of head coach Kevin Ollie after the season.

James Madison postpones games; possible mumps outbreak

4:53 PM

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) James Madison has postponed men's basketball games scheduled for Thursday and Saturday over fears of a possible mumps outbreak in the program.

UConn AD says Ollie will be evaluated after the season

4:47 PM

STORRS, Conn. (AP) UConn Athletic Director David Benedict says the school is committed to complying with NCAA rules and will fight to protect its men's basketball program.

Kentucky suspends forward Wynyard for violating team rules

3:20 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky has suspended injured forward Tai Wynyard from team activities until further notice for an unspecified violation of team rules.

’Barn’ 90th birthday gives older Gopher fans discount ticket

12:24 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota's Williams Arena is turning 90 years old.

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: Purdue-Michigan State tops week’s schedule

12:52 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Super Bowl and NFL season are past. Now it's time for college basketball to take the stage for its stretch run.

» Monday, February 5, 2018

Pitino: Gophers have ’got to play close to perfect’ to win

7:08 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) With eight losses in its last nine games, Minnesota's once-bright season has taken a dim turn.

Sense of urgency, tough stretch ahead for No. 24 Kentucky

5:53 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) There is a sense of urgency looming over Kentucky.

Florida hopes to stop SEC skid, calling it ’crunch time’

5:30 PM

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida coach Mike White knew his team had flaws long before they started getting consistently exposed.

NCAA denies Auburn’s appeal of Austin Wiley ruling

4:53 PM

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) The NCAA has denied Auburn's appeal of a ruling declaring center Austin Wiley ineligible for the rest of the season.

Correction: T25-Top 25 Rewind story

3:43 PM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) In a story Feb. 4 about the week in college basketball, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Purdue's win against Rutgers ended in overtime. The game ended in regulation.

Villanova, Virginia, Purdue stay 1-2-3 atop latest AP Top 25

3:23 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Villanova, Virginia and Purdue are making themselves comfortable atop the AP Top 25. And with the way they're playing, they might stay there for a while longer, too.

Villanova, Virginia, Purdue stay 1-2-3 atop latest AP Top 25

1:04 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Villanova, Virginia and Purdue are making themselves comfortable atop the AP Top 25. And with the way they're playing, they might stay there for a while longer, too.

Villanova, Virginia, Purdue stay 1-2-3 atop latest AP Top 25

12:07 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Villanova, Virginia and Purdue are making themselves comfortable atop the AP Top 25.

» Sunday, February 4, 2018

TOP 25 REWIND: Top 25 bluebloods have a rough Saturday

3:32 PM

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Longtime national powers like Duke, Kansas, Arizona and Kentucky don't lose often, much less on the same day.

No. 17 Ohio State suspends Williams for breaking team rules

12:24 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State guard Kam Williams has been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules.

Izzo still working on date he will address allegations

1:28 AM

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Michigan State coach Tom Izzo stuck to the script again Saturday night.

» Saturday, February 3, 2018

Colorado State coach Larry Eustachy placed on leave

4:50 PM

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Colorado State placed basketball coach Larry Eustachy on administrative leave Saturday while the school assesses the program, a decision that again raises questions about his conduct.

Colorado State coach Larry Eustachy placed on leave

3:32 PM

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Colorado State has placed basketball coach Larry Eustachy on administrative leave while the school looks into the ''climate of the program.''

Texas star Andrew Jones progressing in leukemia treatment

12:43 PM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The family of Texas basketball star Andrew Jones says he is making ''positive strides'' in his leukemia treatment.

» Friday, February 2, 2018

Wake Forest dismisses Japhet-Mathias from hoop team

8:22 PM

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest has kicked center Sam Japhet-Mathias off the team for not meeting unspecified program expectations.

At the movies: Trae Young studies film, and Oklahoma’s a hit

5:49 PM

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) All those film sessions with the coach are paying off for super freshman Trae Young.

Vols’ Daniel thrives in different role with his new teeam

5:20 PM

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Former NCAA Division I scoring champion James Daniel III has willingly accepted a more complementary role with his new team this season after making the move from Howard to Tennessee.

At the movies: Trae Young studies film, and Oklahoma’s a hit

4:41 PM

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) All those film sessions with the coach are paying off for super freshman Trae Young.

Arizona assistant Lorenzo Romar returns to UW for 1st time

4:21 PM

SEATTLE (AP) Former Washington coach Lorenzo Romar says it will be ''weird'' walking into the Huskies' home gym as the opponent for the first time.

BUBBLE WATCH: Big wins put NC State within reach of NCAA bid

3:49 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State wasn't supposed to even be in this position, entering February with several marquee wins and in the discussion for an NCAA Tournament bid. Yet first-year coach Kevin Keatts isn't talking about the possibility of his program getting back there after its two-year absence.

Texas invites bids for new campus basketball arena

3:38 PM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) University of Texas officials are inviting companies to submit proposals to build and operate an on-campus basketball facility to replace the 40-year old Frank Erwin Center.

No. 11 Auburn undersized, short-handed - and leading SEC

3:27 PM

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Auburn's leading rebounder is a 6-foot-3 transfer from Presbyterian College. The best shot blocker and tallest starter is a 6-foot-7 guy whose other college options included MIT and Yale.

Second-ranked Cavaliers winning with defense, as usual

3:21 PM

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Defense has been No. 2 Virginia's calling card since Tony Bennett became the coach nine years ago.

FSU-Louisville tops ACC’s weekend slate in race for 2nd

9:51 AM

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:

Kentucky-Missouri, Alabama-Florida highlight SEC’s weekend

9:47 AM

A look at the upcoming week around the Southeastern Conference:

» Thursday, February 1, 2018

Mums the word for Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo at Michigan St

7:53 PM

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Until recently, Michigan State's Tom Izzo had been regarded as one of the most frank and accessible coaches in sports.

Duke’s Krzyzewskiville shuts down due to flu concerns

2:17 PM

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke's famed Krzyzewskiville will be a ghost town for a while because of flu concerns.

Vols’ Barnes used his own money to boost assistant’s salary

1:13 PM

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee says men's basketball coach Rick Barnes inadvertently committed a minor NCAA violation by paying money out of his own pocket to supplement the salary of one of his assistant coaches.

Syracuse freshman Oshae Brissett making big impression

12:59 PM

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) As the final seconds wind down in a tight game with St. Bonaventure, Syracuse's Oshae Brissett spins and drives the lane and hits the go-ahead shot as the Carrier Dome crowd erupts in glee at the final horn.

Beard’s back at Texas Tech, in top 10 and near Big 12 lead

12:48 PM

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Chris Beard spent a decade as an assistant coach at Texas Tech for the Knights, first Bobby and then Pat.

Streaking Spartans face struggling Hoosiers on Saturday

2:15 AM

A look at the upcoming week around the Big Ten Conference:

K-State faces showdown with No. 15 West Virginia

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A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12:

Trier, Ayton lead No. 9 Arizona over Washington State 100-72

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PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Deandre Ayton scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Allonzo Trier added 24 points as No. 9 Arizona beat cold-shooting Washington State 100-72 on Wednesday night to remain in first place in the Pac-12.