College basketball

Pittsburgh guard Trey McGowens (2) attempts to drive through the defense of Louisville guard Lamarr Kimble (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
December 06, 2019 - 10:06 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The most impressive thing about Louisville's response to Pittsburgh's comeback attempt was how quickly and effectively the No. 1 Cardinals shut it down. Not unlike the way they started. Jordan Nwora scored 19 points, Malik Williams had 13 points and 11 rebounds off the bench...
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Michigan guard Franz Wagner (21) drives against Iowa forward Cordell Pemsl (35) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 06, 2019 - 7:24 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Franz Wagner and No. 4 Michigan rebounded from their first loss of the season with quite an offensive turnaround. From 43 points to 103. Wagner led a balanced scoring effort with 18 points, and the Wolverines opened Big Ten play with a 103-91 victory over Iowa on Friday...
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December 05, 2019 - 9:52 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan and Kentucky have agreed to play a basketball game in London next season as part of a three-year deal that also includes a home-and-home series between the two programs. Michigan announced the deal Thursday. The teams will play at O2 Arena in London in December 2020...
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Ohio State forward Kyle Young, left, and North Carolina forward Garrison Brooks (15) reach for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
December 04, 2019 - 10:04 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Sixth-ranked Ohio State spent the last 15 minutes of Wednesday night's trip to seventh-ranked North Carolina knocking down shots, making the Tar Heels work for every look and ultimately driving the blue-clad home fans toward the exits well before the final horn. The result...
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Maryland guard Eric Ayala reacts after dunking on Notre Dame during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
December 04, 2019 - 6:33 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Jalen Smith had 15 points and a career-high 16 rebounds as No. 3 Maryland cruised to a 72-51 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Eric Ayala scored 14 points and Aaron Wiggins added 11 for the Terrapins (9-0), who are off to their best...
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Michigan center Jon Teske (15) attempts to strip the ball away from Louisville forward Dwayne Sutton (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
December 03, 2019 - 6:47 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and top-ranked Louisville held No. 4 Michigan to a season-low 26% shooting mark for a 58-43 victory Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in its first game since returning to No. 1. The Cardinals (8-0) shot just 37% but their...
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Stanford celebrates winning the championship over Mississippi State 67-62 at the Greater Victoria Invitational championship NCAA college basketball game in Victoria, British Columbia, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 02, 2019 - 10:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tara VanDerveer and Stanford are No. 1 for the first time in seven years. The Cardinal moved up two spots after a weekend that saw previous No. 1 Oregon and No. 2 Baylor both lose on Saturday. It was only the third time since the Top 25 became a writers’ poll before the 1994-95...
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Maryland players celebrate with the Orlando Invitational Trophy after defeating Marquette during an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
December 01, 2019 - 2:16 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Maryland coach Mark Turgeon didn’t have to say much to get the attention of his fifth-ranked Terrapins. Not with Marquette’s Markus Howard coming off a 51-point performance. Not with a title on the line at the Orlando Invitational. “I had a feeling our guys were going...
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Stanford celebrates winning the championship over Mississippi State 67-62 at the Greater Victoria Invitational championship NCAA college basketball game in Victoria, British Columbia, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 01, 2019 - 1:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After a historic weekend that saw top-ranked Oregon and No. 2 Baylor lose on the same day, there are a few teams contending for No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll. There’s no question the Ducks and Lady Bears are both really good despite losing Saturday. Oregon...
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November 30, 2019 - 7:47 pm
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz wasn’t about to overstate the significance of beating the country’s top-ranked team during a late November tournament in the Caribbean. The eighth-ranked Cardinals handed No. 1 Oregon its first loss of the season, getting 18 points...
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