College basketball

Texas Tech's TJ Holyfield (22) defends against Kansas' Udoka Azubuike (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
March 07, 2020 - 2:36 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — No. 1 Kansas wrapped up its outright Big 12 Conference regular-season title Saturday, beating Texas Tech 66-62 behind Udoka Azubuike's 15 points and 11 rebounds. Devon Dotson had 17 points and Ochai Agbaji had 12 for the Jayhawks (28-3, 17-1), the Big 12's first champion in...
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Louisville's Dana Evans (1) handles the ball as Florida State's Sammie Puisis (2) defends during an NCAA college basketball game at the Atlantic Coast Conference women's tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)
March 07, 2020 - 11:33 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Nausia Woolfolk scored 16 points, Kiah Gillespie had 15 points and 16 rebounds and No. 22 Florida State beat No. 4 Louisville 62-60 on Saturday to advance to the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship game for only the second time in school history. Nicki Ekhomu...
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Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu (20) celebrates after a play against Utah during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 women's tournament Friday, March 6, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 07, 2020 - 8:17 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves expects a masterpiece in every game. "And when we don't — and I think that's why it is a testament to the greatness of these guys — we don't feel well," Graves said. "You know, we don't feel good about that." Considering Graves wasn't entirely pleased his...
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Yeshiva University players, foreground, warm up in a mostly empty Goldfarb Gymnasium at Johns Hopkins University before playing against Worcester Polytechnic Institute in a first-round game at the men's Division III NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Baltimore, The university held the tournament without spectators after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Maryland. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams)
March 06, 2020 - 6:47 pm
Less than two weeks away from the start of the NCAA Division I men's and women's basketball tournaments, the association is considering how to proceed safely amid an outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19. The NCAA's COVID-19 advisory panel said Friday it is “not recommending cancellation or public...
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Yeshiva University and Worcester Polytechnic Institute vie for the opening tipoff during the first half in a first-round game at the men's Division III NCAA college basketball tournament at Johns Hopkins University's Goldfarb Gymnasium, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Baltimore. The university held the tournament without spectators after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Maryland. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams)
March 06, 2020 - 4:47 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — In what was believed to be the first U.S. sports event held without fans because of the new coronavirus, Yeshiva University beat Worcester Polytechnic Institute in a Division III men's basketball NCAA Tournament game Friday in an empty gym at Johns Hopkins University. Players on...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 2:35 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 7:10 a.m. Austin city officials have canceled the South by Southwest arts and technology festival. Mayor Steve Adler announced a local disaster as a precaution because of the threat of the novel coronavirus,...
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Georgia's Jenna Staiti (14) shoots while defended by South Carolina's Aliyah Boston (4) during a quarterfinal match at the Southeastern women's NCAA college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Friday, March 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 06, 2020 - 12:20 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It's great having young talent. It's even nicer, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says, when you've got some experience to lead the way, too. Gamecock seniors Mikiah Herbert Harrigan and Tyasha Harris combined for 31 points as their younger teammates struggled a bit in their...
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Yeshiva University Maccabees huddle around guard Ryan Turell (11) before a game against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), in New York, Feb. 25, 2020. The Maccabees won the Skyline Conference quarterfinal 75-57. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)
March 05, 2020 - 8:53 pm
A hotel in a Baltimore suburb on Thursday canceled the reservation of the Yeshiva University men's basketball team over fears of novel coronavirus, the coach of the Maccabees told The Associated Press. Later Thursday, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore said the games on campus involving Yeshiva...
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Rhode Island's Rhode Island's Jeff Dowtin (11) makes a move to the basket as Dayton's Ibi Watson (2) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Kingston, R.I. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)
March 04, 2020 - 9:39 pm
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Obi Toppin's whole family was there to celebrate his birthday with him: mom and dad, grandfather and grandmother, a pair of aunts and some godparents — all wearing shirts that were a mashup of the Dayton and Rhode Island logos. And then there was his little brother, Jacob,...
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Seton Hall's Shavar Reynolds (33) faces off against Villanova's Justin Moore during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 04, 2020 - 8:41 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored 20 points and No. 14 Villanova overcame some late free-throw shooting woes to prevent No. 8 Seton Hall from clinching the Big East regular-season title with a 79-77 victory on Wednesday night. Justin Moore and Jermaine Samuels added 19 points apiece and...
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