College basketball

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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West Virginia guard Miles McBride (4) drives upcourt as he is defended by Texas Tech guard Chris Clarke (44) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)
January 11, 2020 - 7:01 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Miles McBride took over when the shots weren’t falling for West Virginia. McBride scored a season-high 22 points, fellow freshman Oscar Tshiebwe added 17 rebounds and No. 17 West Virginia beat 22nd-ranked Texas Tech 66-54 on Saturday night. It marked the second time in two...
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Notre Dame's John Mooney, left, passes around Louisville's Jordan Nwora (33) and Lamarr Kimble (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. Louisville won 67-64. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
January 11, 2020 - 3:52 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Louisville’s Dwayne Sutton came up big when the No. 13 Cardinals needed him the most on the road against Notre Dame. “My teammates did a nice job finding me. It wasn’t my night offensively,” said the 6-foot-5 Sutton, who hit a pair of 3-pointers in the final 4:05 to finish...
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Baylor forward Freddie Gillespie (33) reaches for the ball under Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
January 11, 2020 - 2:21 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Baylor had spent more than five decades trying to win at Allen Fieldhouse. The Bears had blown big leads and been blown out. They took in championship teams riding high and limped away feeling low. Their sense of confidence and optimism always was replaced by more...
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Indiana guard Devonte Green (11) drives in front of Ohio State guard Luther Muhammad (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
January 11, 2020 - 1:06 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Archie Miller promised to make changes Saturday. He doubled down with one move: giving Rob Phinisee his first start of the season and bringing Devonte Green off the bench. It worked perfectly. Phinisee gave the Hoosiers the offensive jolt they needed early by...
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