College basketball

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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Houston's KeAsja Peace (22) fouls Connecticut's Olivia Nelson-Ododa (20) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
January 11, 2020 - 12:25 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Megan Walker scored 22 points and Christyn Willimas had 21 as top-ranked UConn responded to its first loss of the season with a 91-51 rout of Houston on Saturday. Crystal Dangerfield (17 points) and Olivia Nelson-Ododa (13) also hit double figures for the Huskies (13-1, 4-0...
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Alabama's James Bolden, left, looks for an opening on Kentucky's Nick Richards (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Jan 11, 2020. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
January 11, 2020 - 11:25 am
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Immanuel Quickley scored the game's final five points and finished with 19, Ashton Hagans had 15 with big 3 late and No. 14 Kentucky topped Alabama 76-67 on Saturday for its 1,000th Southeastern Conference victory. The Wildcats (12-3, 3-0 SEC) led by 15 early in the second...
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Villanova's Collin Gillespie, right, tries to dribble past Georgetown's Jahvon Blair during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 11, 2020 - 11:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Saddiq Bey hit eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 33 points to lead No. 16 Villanova to an 80-66 win over Georgetown on Saturday. Bey, a 6-foot-8 sophomore forward, hadn't been much of a 3-pointer shooter this season for the Wildcats (12-3, 3-1 Big East). He'd made only...
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Iowa guard Bakari Evelyn drives upcourt past Maryland guard Anthony Cowan Jr., left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
January 10, 2020 - 7:34 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Hawkeyes were down to eight scholarship players and still outplayed No. 12 Maryland. Joe Wieskamp scored 26 points and Big Ten scoring leader Luka Garza had 21 as Iowa beat Maryland 67-49 Friday night. Garza added 13 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season...
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Arizona State center Jamie Ruden (52) and Oregon forward Ruthy Hebard compete for possession of the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
January 10, 2020 - 7:13 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Robbi Ryan scored 13 of her 17 points in the second half, Jamie Ruden hit two big baskets late and Arizona State stormed back to upset No. 2 Oregon 72-66 on Friday night. Arizona State (12-4, 2-1 Pac-12) struggled shooting most of the night before going on a 16-2 run to turn a...
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Saint Joseph coach Jim Calhoun smiles and waves to fans after the team's win in an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in West Hartford, Conn. Now coaching Division III basketball with the same fire he stalked the sidelines at UConn, Calhoun reached his 900th win as a college coach. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
January 10, 2020 - 6:51 pm
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jim Calhoun’s 900th win looked like so many others during a Hall of Fame coaching career. He stomped. He screamed. He slammed objects. The only real difference is the sideline he now controls. The longtime Connecticut coach added another milestone Friday night when the...
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Duke guard Cassius Stanley (2) drives as Georgia Tech guard Michael Devoe (0) defends in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. Duke won 73-64. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 08, 2020 - 9:47 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Duke has now gone a decade without losing to Georgia Tech. A defensive clampdown kept the streak going. Tre Jones scored 16 points on his 20th birthday, including two key baskets down the stretch, and No. 2 Duke held off the Yellow Jackets 73-64 on Wednesday night. The Blue Devils (...
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Maryland guard Eric Ayala gestures after scoring a basket against Ohio State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 07, 2020 - 7:43 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — One of these days, Maryland will run the fast break to perfection, show a precise shooting eye from the outside and score a whole bunch of points. Until that time, the Terrapins will continue to rely upon their defense to win. And that's just fine with coach Mark Turgeon,...
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Michigan State coach Tom Izzo reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
January 06, 2020 - 1:50 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston smoothly dribbling in and out of traffic, distributing the ball and making jump shots. Xavier Tillman controlling the interior on both ends of the court. This is why Michigan State was the nation's top-ranked team at the beginning of the season. It took a...
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