College basketball

Kansas guard Devon Dotson (1) collides Dayton guard Dwayne Cohill during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 27, 2019 - 5:32 pm
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Devon Dotson seemed to be running on fumes as the game wore on, but he still made big shots and continually found ways to get to the rim. Big man Udoka Azubuike bulled his way through Dayton’s defense all day, particularly in overtime, and even hit his free throws. The duo is...
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Stephen F. Austin forward Nathan Bain (23) drives for a game winning basket over Duke forward Jack White (41) during overtime in an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. Stephen F. Austin won 85-83. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
November 27, 2019 - 12:41 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — With a breakaway layup at the overtime buzzer, Stephen F. Austin pulled off a shocker for the ages and did what no team outside the ACC had done in almost 20 years — topple mighty Duke at home. The underdog Lumberjacks and their high-pressure defense took over at Cameron Indoor...
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Michigan State forward Thomas Kithier (15) grabs a pass over Virginia Tech guard Landers Nolley II (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 25, 2019 - 5:55 pm
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Landers Nolley II peeled off a screen and, without hesitation, let a 3-pointer fly from the wing. The ball dropped, giving Virginia Tech the cushion it needed to hold off No. 3 Michigan State. One big shot, one massive victory for the Hokies. Nolley hit that crucial 3-pointer...
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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2019, file photo, Arizona head coach Adia Barnes speaks to reporters during the Pac-12 Conference women's NCAA college basketball media day, in San Francisco. Arizona returned to The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll for the first time in 15 years while the top of the ballot remained unchanged. The Wildcats (6-0) entered the AP Top 25 at No. 24 on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, giving the team a spot in the poll for the first time since Dec. 6, 2004. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File)
November 25, 2019 - 10:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona’s Adia Barnes has her team headed in the right direction in her fourth year coaching at her alma mater. The Wildcats earned their first ranking in 15 years on Monday, entering The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll at No. 24. “It means a lot,” she said. “All...
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Duke guard Tre Jones (3) embraces coach Mike Krzyzewski after Duke defeated Georgetown 81-73 in an NCAA college basketball game in the 2K Empire Classic, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
November 25, 2019 - 9:48 am
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski set the record for wins coaching a No. 1 team when his top-ranked Blue Devils knocked off California and Georgetown on back-to-back nights to win the 2K Empire Classic. He will have a chance to add to his 218-34 mark this week. That’s because the Blue Devils (6-0) only...
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Memphis' D. J. Jeffries (0) reacts after dunking a basket in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)
November 23, 2019 - 2:06 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The 16th-ranked Memphis Tigers already knew they would have to play a long stretch without James Wiseman, their top freshman. Then another freshman, Lester Quinones, went to the locker room with an undisclosed injury after playing less than nine minutes against Mississippi...
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Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski gestures during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown in the 2K Empire Classic, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
November 22, 2019 - 6:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski set the record for wins coaching a No. 1 team as top-ranked Duke got 20 points and 10 rebounds from Vernon Carey Jr. to beat Georgetown 81-73 on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. The Blue Devils (6-0) beat Cal and the Hoyas on consecutive nights to win the 2K...
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Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing encourages the crowd to get behind his team during the second half of the first round of the 2K Empire Classic NCAA college basketball tournament against Texas, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in New York. Georgetown defeated Texas 82-66. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
November 21, 2019 - 6:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Ewing walked onto the Madison Square Garden court waving his arms and exhorting the crowd to cheer louder. Some chanted for the Hoyas. But as the final seconds ticked off the clock, those booming chants turned to ones for the coach: “Patrick Ewing! Patrick Ewing! Patrick...
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Michigan State guard Cassius Winston thanks the crowd for the support he and the Winston family have received after the death of his brother Zachary last week. Winston spoke after an NCAA college basketball game against Charleston Southern, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
November 18, 2019 - 7:49 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston made his first comments in public since the death of his brother, thanking Michigan State fans for their support. Winston had 11 points and eight assists to help the third-ranked Spartans tune up with a 94-46 win over Charleston Southern on Monday night...
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Duke's Joey Baker (13) reacts to a play during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgia State in Durham, N.C., Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)
November 18, 2019 - 2:45 pm
Duke is back at No. 1, moving up a spot following a pair of victories last week. The Blue Devils can thank Evansville for the jump. Duke moved to No. 1 for the first time this season, receiving 52 first-place votes from a 65-member media panel in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll...
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