College basketball

Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu celebrates a 3-point shot against Stanford during the third quarter of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
January 17, 2020 - 7:00 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu didn't notice the Oregon crowd's roar when she finally went to the bench with a career-high 37 points against Stanford. The Ducks' fans were aware she'd set the school's career scoring record. For Ionescu, all that mattered was that the sixth-ranked Ducks were...
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Washington State forward DJ Rodman (11) pulls down a rebound away from Oregon guard Payton Pritchard (3) as forward CJ Elleby (2) watches during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Pete Caster)
January 16, 2020 - 9:28 pm
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — After scoring a season-low in points in his last game, CJ Elleby was the go-to guy for Washington State against No. 8 Oregon. Elleby scored 25 points and Washington State beat a Top-10 team for just the third time, surprising Oregon 72-61 on Thursday night. Elleby, who was...
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Butler guard Kamar Baldwin (3) drives on Seton Hall guard Myles Cale (22) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
January 15, 2020 - 6:55 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard kept it simple at halftime Wednesday. He needed Myles Powell to be more aggressive, 7-foot-2 Romaro Gill to become a bigger presence in the post and Quincy McKnight to execute the plan flawlessly. All of it worked. Powell and Gill combined for 34...
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San Diego State's Trey Pulliam drives next to Fresno State's Jordan Campbell, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fresno, Calif., Tuesday Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gary Trey Pulliam
January 14, 2020 - 11:13 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — San Diego State won’t make any scoring highlight reels with games like their one against Fresno State, yet the Aztecs might make it deep into the NCAA Tournament. In a contest in which they had no 3-point game, the No. 7 the Aztecs relied on a suffocating defense to shut down...
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Clemson's Aamir Simms grabs a rebound while defended by Duke's Vernon Carey Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
January 14, 2020 - 6:42 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson gave its weary fans something to celebrate a night after losing the national championship game in football, getting a career-high 25 points from Aamir Simms in a 79-72 upset of No. 3 Duke on Tuesday night. It was the highest-profile upset for the Tigers since beating No...
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Butler guard Kamar Baldwin (3) drives against Providence guard David Duke (3) and forward Kalif Young, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
January 13, 2020 - 10:39 pm
It has been a long time since the Big East commanded the spotlight like it does in college basketball these days. In fact, you probably have to go back about seven years to the days before conference realignment, when Bob Huggins was stalking the sidelines at West Virginia, Rick Pitino was leading...
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Baylor guard Jared Butler (12) smiles with teammate Davion Mitchell (45) while walking past Kansas guard Tristan Enaruna (13) following an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Baylor defeated Kansas 55-67. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
January 13, 2020 - 10:49 am
Good luck finding any team in the country that notches a better pair of road wins in the same week than Baylor, which followed up a victory at Texas Tech by invading Allen Fieldhouse and thumping Kansas on its home floor. As a result? The Bears leapfrogged the Jayhawks and Duke into the second spot...
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South Carolina coach Dawn Staley, left, communicates with players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
January 13, 2020 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina moved up three spots to No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll after the top three teams from the previous week all lost. It was a rough week for ranked teams, with 11 of them losing at least one game, including Nos. 1-3 falling in a four-day...
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Michigan State forward Julius Marble (34) is defended by Purdue forward Evan Boudreaux (12) and Purdue guard Nojel Eastern (20) as he shoots during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
January 12, 2020 - 11:16 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Trevion Williams scored 16 points and Purdue relied on a staunch defense Sunday to upset No. 8 Michigan State 71-42. The Boilermakers (10-7, 4-3 Big Ten) snapped a two-game skid by picking up their second win this season over a Top 10 foe. They also beat defending...
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San Diego State guard KJ Feagin, center, shoots during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Boise State, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
January 11, 2020 - 10:05 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — With Viejas Arena rocking like it did during Kawhi Leonard's short stay at San Diego State, KJ Feagin and the No. 7 Aztecs knocked out Boise State in the opening minutes. Feagin made three 3-pointers in the first seven minutes and Malachi Flynn added two, helping the Aztecs race to...
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