College basketball

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery reacts to a call during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Ohio State won 90-70. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
February 27, 2019 - 1:09 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has suspended coach Fran McCaffery for two games for yelling at an official in a hallway heading to the locker room following Tuesday's loss at Ohio State. Hawkeyes athletic director Gary Barta announced the move on Wednesday, which will sideline McCaffery for upcoming...
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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, right, and his son Buddy Boeheim, left, sit on the bench in the final minutes of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. Duke won 75-65. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)
February 26, 2019 - 6:39 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick says the investigation into the fatal crash last week involving Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim is nearly complete and speed was not a factor. Fitzpatrick told The Associated Press on Tuesday night the accident...
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Duke center Marques Bolden (20) is fouled as Virginia Tech's Kerry Blackshear Jr. (24) and Ty Outlaw (42) defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Blacksburg, Va., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.)
February 26, 2019 - 6:30 pm
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ty Outlaw hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 88 seconds left and No. 20 Virginia Tech beat No. 3 Duke 77-72 on Tuesday night while Blue Devils star freshman Zion Williamson sat out his second straight game with a sprained right knee. Kelly Blackshear Jr. had 23 points and 10...
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Connecticut associate head coach Chris Dailey, right, gives orders to Crystal Dangerfield during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tulsa in Tulsa, Okla., on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. Head coach Geno Auriemma missed the game due to illness. (AP Photo/Dave Crenshaw)
February 26, 2019 - 7:56 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma says he will miss his second consecutive game with a stomach virus. The second-ranked Huskies (25-2, 13-0 American Athletic Conference) face Wichita State on the road Tuesday night. The Hall of Famer issued a statement saying he...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2018, file photo, Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer reacts in the final minutes of an NCAA college basketball game against Maryland in Baltimore. Rutgers won, 73-65. Coach Stringer, who earlier this season posted her 1,000th victory, is taking off the rest of the regular season on the advice of doctors. The announcement Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, by the Big Ten Conference school came three days after the 70-year-old Hall of Famer missed a game at Michigan. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
February 25, 2019 - 11:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rutgers women's basketball team overcame some turmoil off the court over the past few days to beat Wisconsin. The school announced on Sunday that Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer would step away from the program to rest on the advice of doctors. That news was sandwiched...
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Kansas forward Mitch Lightfoot (44) is fouled by Kansas State forward Dean Wade, back, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 25, 2019 - 8:09 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dedric Lawson had 18 points and 14 rebounds to cement his front-runner status for Big 12 player of the year, and No. 15 Kansas pounded No. 16 Kansas State 64-49 on Monday night to keep alive its hopes of a 15th consecutive conference championship. Devon Dotson added 16 points...
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February 25, 2019 - 12:20 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke freshman Zion Williamson will miss a second straight game with a mild right knee sprain he suffered last week. Coach Mike Krzyzewski said Monday that the national player of the year candidate won't play Tuesday night when the third-ranked Blue Devils visit No. 20 Virginia...
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February 25, 2019 - 11:00 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gonzaga's first stay atop the AP Top 25 this season ended following a pair of losses to highly ranked nonconference opponents. Now back at No. 1, the Zags look like they could stay there through the rest of the season. Gonzaga moved up a spot Monday to begin a second stint at...
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February 25, 2019 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A win over the No. 2 team in the country earned UCLA its first ranking of the season. The Bruins entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll on Monday at No. 25 after rallying from 22 points down to upset Oregon on Friday night. UCLA lost a close contest against Oregon...
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February 25, 2019 - 7:29 am
Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer, who this season posted her 1,000th victory, is taking off the rest of the regular season on the advice of doctors. The announcement Sunday by the Big Ten school came three days after the 70-year-old Hall of Famer missed a game at Michigan. Rutgers said Stringer is...
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