College Sports

Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson, top and Houston's Julia Blackshell-Fair fall to the court chasing a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. Samuelson left the game injured after the play. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 02, 2019 - 2:19 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — No. 2 UConn overcame an early double-digit deficit and an injury to an All-American in rolling to another American Athletic Conference win. Napheesa Collier celebrated senior day by scoring 29 points and grabbing nine rebounds to lead the Huskies over Houston 83-61 on Saturday...
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March 02, 2019 - 1:25 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As Brevin Prtizl stepped to the foul line with less than 2 seconds left and the game all but won, the chant rained down from the student section: "MVP! MVP!" He promptly missed. It was the only blemish on an otherwise stellar day. Pritzl came off the bench to score 17 points...
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Florida State's Mfiondu Kabengele breaks away to score against North Carolina State in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
March 02, 2019 - 12:51 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Trent Forrest has been in pain with a toe injury throughout the season. The Florida State guard hasn't missed a game yet, though, and he pushed through to provide a second-half spark Saturday. Mfiondu Kabengele came off the bench to score 16 points, Forrest added 11 of his...
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March 02, 2019 - 11:38 am
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Dedric Lawson scored 20 points and tied a season high with 15 rebounds Saturday to help No. 15 Kansas escape with a 72-67 victory over Oklahoma State. Lawson also had three steals for his 18th double-double of the season. Quentin Grimes added 17 points for Kansas (22-7, 11-...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, referee Reggie Smith reviews a targeting penalty during the first half of an NCAA college football game between Oklahoma and Texas Tech, in Lubbock, Texas. The NCAA football rules committee has proposed giving replay officials more leeway to overturn targeting fouls. The rules committee met in Indianapolis this week and announced on Friday, March 1, 2019, its proposed changes. The proposals must be approved by the football oversight committee in April. They would go into effect next season. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson, File)
March 01, 2019 - 1:16 pm
The NCAA football rules committee has proposed giving replay officials more leeway to overturn targeting penalties and recommended that games reaching a fifth overtime be decided by alternating 2-point conversion tries. The rules committee met in Indianapolis this week and announced several...
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Detroit Mercy guards Antoine Davis, left, and Lamar Hamrick (21) greet each other after the team's 87-85 win over IUPUI in an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Detroit. Davis broke Stephen Curry's freshman 3-point record early in the second half and finished with 20 points. Davis swished a 30-footer from the right wing for shot No. 123 beyond the arc to surpass the mark Curry set at Davidson 12 years ago. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 01, 2019 - 12:35 am
DETROIT (AP) — Antoine Davis dribbled slowly past midcourt, went toward the right sideline and created space from the defender with a jab step to the right before putting the ball between his legs to his left and stepping back for a 30-foot shot. Swish . The Detroit Mercy guard broke Stephen Curry'...
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Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura, center, drives the ball between Pacific's Jeremiah Bailey, left, and Khy Kabellis during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Stockton, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
February 28, 2019 - 10:40 pm
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A renewed focus on defense helped Gonzaga get back to the No. 1 ranking it held for three weeks earlier this season. Brandon Clarke, one of the anchors of that defense, is determined to keep the Bulldogs there this time. Clarke had 21 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks, and...
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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)
February 28, 2019 - 7:38 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A New Yorker who was fatally struck by a vehicle driven by Syracuse University's basketball coach was remembered as family man who loved life. The funeral for 51-year-old Jorge Jimenez was held in Syracuse Thursday evening. Area businesses donated the funeral costs. Police say...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2016, file photo, Baylor defensive lineman Shawn Oakman performs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine Feb. 28, 2016, in Indianapolis. A Central Texas jury on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2019, found the former Baylor football player not guilty of raping another student in 2016, the latest case linked to a scandal that rocked the nation’s largest Baptist university and led to the departure of several top leaders. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)
February 28, 2019 - 6:05 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas jury on Thursday found a former Baylor University football player not guilty of raping another student in 2016, the latest case linked to a scandal that rocked the nation's largest Baptist university and led to the departure of several top leaders. The McLennan...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2019, file photo, Georgia Tech head coach MaChelle Joseph yells to her bench during an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. A lawyer for Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph says the coach hasn't been told why she has been suspended and is left to assume the action is retaliation for her concerns about gender equity matters. Joseph's lawyer, Lisa Banks, said in a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, that Georgia Tech "failed to provide any explanation" for the suspension. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin, File)
February 28, 2019 - 1:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph said Thursday the coach hasn't been told why she has been suspended and is left to assume the action is retaliation for her concerns about gender equity matters. Joseph's lawyer, Lisa Banks, said in a statement to The Associated Press...
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