College basketball

Bradley's Koch Bar and Elijah Childs (10) celebrate as the final horn sounds in an NCAA college basketball game against Northern Iowa during the championship of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, Sunday, March 10, 2019, in St. Louis. Bradley won 57-54. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 10, 2019 - 1:53 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bradley rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half and earned its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2006, beating Northern Iowa 57-54 Sunday in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game. Elijah Childs scored 16 points and Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye added 13 for fifth-...
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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett holds a piece of the net after a victory over Louisville after an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, March 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 10, 2019 - 12:19 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A full regular-season schedule didn't provide a clear answer as to who is the best team in the majority of the power conferences. No. 2 Virginia and No. 3 North Carolina ended up sharing the Atlantic Coast Conference's regular-season championship. No. 9 Michigan State and...
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Notre Dame Coach Muffet McGraw gives Jessica Shepard (32) a high-five as she comes out of the game during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference women's tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, March 10, 2019. Notre Dame defeated Louisville to be ACC champions. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 10, 2019 - 11:44 am
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jessica Shepard snipped the net, then gave it a twirl over her head. That's fitting — she and Notre Dame did some of their best work around the rim. Shepard had a season-high 30 points and 13 rebounds, and the fourth-ranked Fighting Irish claimed their fifth Atlantic Coast...
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LSU forward Kavell Bigby-Williams (11) dunks the ball in front of Vanderbilt forward Clevon Brown (15) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)
March 09, 2019 - 10:19 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Emmitt Williams pulled on a purple T-shirt commemorating LSU's Southeastern Conference title, hopped over a media table along the baseline and joined several teammates climbing into a raucous and jubilant student section. It was one of the happier moments in a packed and...
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Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, left, meets with Michigan coach John Beilein before an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 9, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
March 09, 2019 - 8:43 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston struggled to make shots for more than a half and his rivals took advantage, controlling a game with a share of the Big Ten title at stake. When Winston started to finally get shots to drop, though, he took over and there wasn't much anyone could do about...
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North Carolina's Luke Maye, left, and Duke's Tre Jones battle for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, March 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
March 09, 2019 - 6:47 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Third-ranked North Carolina took down its biggest rival again, this time to earn a share of the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season championship. Freshman Coby White scored 21 points and UNC hung on late to beat fourth-ranked Duke 79-70 on Saturday, securing their...
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Virginia guard Ty Jerome, right, hugs Virginia guard De'Andre Hunter after an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, March 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 09, 2019 - 5:35 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Four Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season titles in six years might make it seem like old hat at No. 2 Virginia, but after the Cavaliers earned that fourth one by coming back to beat Louisville 73-68 on Saturday, Ty Jerome said it was time to celebrate. Even if the...
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Kansas State guard Kamau Stokes (3) celebrates a three-point basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, March 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 09, 2019 - 5:26 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kamau Stokes scored 19 points and No. 18 Kansas State clinched a share of the Big 12 regular-season title with a 68-53 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday night. Barry Brown added 15 points and Dean Wade had 11 as the Jayhawks (24-7, 14-4) finished atop the conference for the...
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Texas Tech head coach Chris Beard, center, gets a hug from center Norense Odiase, left, after an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State, Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. Texas Tech won 80-73. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
March 09, 2019 - 5:05 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — For the first time, Texas Tech can call itself champions of the Big 12. After his performance on Saturday, Jarrett Culver might soon be able to call himself the league's player of the year as well. Culver scored a career-high 31 points, Davide Moretti added 20 and No. 8 Texas Tech...
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Connecticut's Napheesa Collier fouls East Carolina's Lashonda Monk, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the American Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals, Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 09, 2019 - 3:17 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — UConn was missing one All-American on Saturday, but another made certain the Huskies had little problem keeping intact their six-year unbeaten streak in the American Athletic Conference. Napheesa Collier scored a season-high 37 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the second-...
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