College basketball

LSU coach Will Wade shouts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla., Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)
March 07, 2019 - 3:53 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Will Wade is declining comment on a Yahoo report detailing a phone conversation recorded by the FBI in which Wade discusses his efforts to lure a recruit to the Tigers. The report says the FBI recording is of a conversation with Christian Dawkins, who is one of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2019, file photo, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim speaks at a news conference after the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duke, in Syracuse, N.Y. A New Yorker who was fatally struck by a vehicle driven by Syracuse University’s basketball coach is being remembered as family man who loved life. A funeral will be held on Thursday evening, Feb. 28 for Jorge Jimenez. Police say Coach Jim Boeheim accidentally struck Jimenez on Feb. 20 while trying to avoid a disabled vehicle. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi, File)
March 07, 2019 - 12:31 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim will not be charged in last month's fatal highway accident and the case is closed. Boeheim was "not reckless," Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick said Thursday. Fitzpatrick added that after reviewing the police accident...
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LSU guard Tremont Waters (3) scores next to Florida guard Jalen Hudson (3) to tie the score at the end of regulation in an NCAA college basketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)
March 06, 2019 - 7:29 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Getting to overtime was the tough part for LSU. Winning in the extra frame? That's pretty much what the Tigers have done all season. Tremont Waters dribbled the length of the court for the tying basket with 3 seconds remaining in regulation and hit a 3-pointer early in...
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Seton Hall guard Jared Rhoden (14), guard Shavar Reynolds (33) and guard Myles Cale (22) react after an NCAA college basketball game against Marquette, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Newark, N.J. Seton Hall won 73-64. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 06, 2019 - 7:12 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As Quincy McKnight dribbled into the frontcourt in the waning seconds, a smile came across the face of the Seton Hall point guard and it wasn't long before his teammates starting jumping around and hugging each other as if they had won a tournament game. The Hall didn't win...
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Kansas forward Dedric Lawson, center, tries to get to the basket between Oklahoma guard Christian James, left, and forward Kristian Doolittle, right, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Oklahoma won 81-68. (AP Photo/Nate Billings)
March 06, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Devonte Graham called up his former teammates at Kansas a couple weeks ago, offering them encouragement in the midst of a rough season and gently reminding them about "the streak." The one Graham helped keep alive for four seasons. The one that stretched back 14 years. The one that is now history...
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Oklahoma forward Brady Manek (35) reacts between Kansas forward Mitch Lightfoot (44) and guard Marcus Garrett (0) after a dunk in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Nate Billings)
March 05, 2019 - 9:24 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It took more than half an hour for Kansas coach Bill Self to address the media after the Jayhawks' loss to Oklahoma. He had plenty to address with his team first. Kristian Doolittle had 24 points and 11 rebounds to help the Sooners roll past No. 13 Kansas 81-68 on Tuesday night...
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Duke's RJ Barrett (5) and Tre Jones react with Alex O'Connell, left, following a play against Wake Forest during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Duke won 71-70. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
March 05, 2019 - 7:19 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 4 Duke again didn't have Zion Williamson. The Blue Devils also didn't have their best version of Cameron Reddish — and for a few uneasy minutes also were without Tre Jones. The Blue Devils did have RJ Barrett, and that — plus a fortunate bounce on the final shot — was just...
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Chiquita Evans smiles after being selected as the 56th pick overall by the Warriors Gaming Squad at the NBA 2K League draft Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in New York. Evans is the first woman selected in the esports league. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 05, 2019 - 6:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After over three hours of sitting, waiting and stressing, Chiquita Evans heard her name called. She stood, smiled and put on a Warriors cap, striding to the stage backed by the loudest applause of the night. Someone put a microphone in front of her and asked her how it felt. That's...
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Former Adidas executive James Gatto arrives to court for sentencing in New York, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Federal prosecutors have recommended multi-year prison sentences for Gatto and two other men convicted of fraud for channeling secret payments to the families of top-tier basketball recruits to influence where the players went to school. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 05, 2019 - 12:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Adidas executive and two others who paid families to persuade top college basketball recruits to play for schools sponsored by the shoe brand were sentenced to prison Tuesday by a judge who said he wanted to send a "great big warning light to the basketball world." U.S...
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Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan (15) grabs a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina, Sunday, March 3, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 05, 2019 - 7:38 am
Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan has been voted the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference player of the year and Vic Schaefer is the SEC coach of the year. The 16-member media panel made McCowan a unanimous first-team all-SEC selection. She was joined on the squad by Mississippi State...
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