College basketball

Iowa's Megan Gustafson (10) is defended by Nebraska's Kate Cain (31) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 04, 2019 - 1:58 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa senior Megan Gustafson was named the Big Ten player of the year Monday, becoming the first Hawkeye to win the award twice. Gustafson was tabbed for the honor in a vote by the league's coaches and media members. Gustafson, once a relatively unknown recruit out of Port...
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Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura (21) yells after dunking against Saint Mary's during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Moraga, Calif., Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 04, 2019 - 9:33 am
Gonzaga remained at No. 1 after extending the nation's longest winning streak to 20 games. Virginia stayed at No. 2 after winning both its games last week. The rest of the AP Top 25 is a big jumble of teams trading places. The Bulldogs received 42 of 64 votes in the men's college basketball poll...
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Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. (23) shoots in front of Saint Mary's center Jordan Hunter during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Moraga, Calif., Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 03, 2019 - 10:53 am
Gonzaga moved back atop the AP Top 25 this week. Wins over Pacific and Saint Mary's took the Bulldogs a step closer to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Still playing without one of its best players, No. 1 Gonzaga capped off a perfect run through the West Coast Conference and extended the nation...
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Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura (21) yells after dunking against Saint Mary's during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Moraga, Calif., Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 02, 2019 - 9:47 pm
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Once Gonzaga picked up its energy on defense, the Bulldogs started playing like the No. 1 team in the country. Josh Perkins scored 19 points and Brandon Clarke sparked a big second-half run with strong play on both ends of the court to help No. 1 Gonzaga wrap up a perfect...
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North Carolina coach Roy Williams is escorted off the court and waves, after falling near the bench during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Clemson on Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (Robert Willett/The News & Observer via AP)
March 02, 2019 - 6:17 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — After coach Roy Williams fell in front of North Carolina's bench and had to be helped off, assistant Steve Robinson didn't have much time to be concerned. Robinson and the Tar Heels had a game to finish. No. 5 North Carolina survived a wild finish without Williams, holding on...
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North Carolina coach Roy Williams discusses a call with an official during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Clemson on Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 02, 2019 - 4:11 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams fell near the bench during the first half of a game Saturday and was led to the locker room. Williams has been affected by episodes of light-headedness and vertigo in the past, including when he fell during a game in 2016. He was helped up...
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Duke's Jack White (41) reacts with the crowd following his 3-point basket against Miami during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
March 02, 2019 - 3:49 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jack White took the pass from Tre Jones in the left corner, squared to the basket and launched a 3-pointer. Unlike the previous 28 he shot, this one went in. His slump is over, and now No. 3 Duke hopes its slide is, too. The Blue Devils routed Miami 87-57 on Saturday behind 19...
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Tennessee guard Jordan Bone (0) drives against Kentucky guard Ashton Hagans (2) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 71-52. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
March 02, 2019 - 2:47 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee didn't like the way it got pushed around at Kentucky two weeks ago. The Volunteers pushed back in the rematch and delivered a knockout blow. Jordan Bone scored a career-high 27 points and No. 7 Tennessee beat No. 4 Kentucky 71-52 on Saturday to maintain its home-...
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March 02, 2019 - 2:43 pm
BOSTON (AP) — In the early years of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, a couple hundred math whizzes gathered on the school's campus hoping for a breakthrough that would make them the next Bill James. As the event and the field grew, they aspired to professional front office jobs, like Theo...
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Indiana forward Juwan Morgan (13) and guard Aljami Durham (1) celebrate on the court after defeating Michigan State in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Bloomington, Ind. Indiana won 63-62. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)
March 02, 2019 - 2:24 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana made enough big plays to squeak past Michigan State — again. This time, it was Justin Smith leading the way. Smith scored a career-high 24 points, helping the Hoosiers beat the sixth-ranked Spartans 63-62 on Saturday. Devonte Green added 13 points as Indiana (15-14...
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