College Basketball

Memphis guard Boogie Ellis (5) passes the ball off as he's defended by Tennessee guard Jordan Bowden (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
December 14, 2019 - 6:35 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Even the newcomers on Memphis’ freshmen-laden roster who didn’t play in a loss to Tennessee last year understood the importance of avenging that defeat. The 13th-ranked Tigers got their revenge Saturday. Not only did Memphis beat its in-state rival, it snapped the longest...
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Oregon guard Payton Pritchard celebrates a basket against Michigan during the overtime of an NCAA college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. Oregon won 71-70 in overtime. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 14, 2019 - 3:18 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — In a stellar matchup of senior point guards, Payton Pritchard prevailed in the end. Pritchard scored 19 of his 23 points after halftime, and No. 10 Oregon outlasted No. 5 Michigan 71-70 in overtime Saturday. With the game on the line, Pritchard repeatedly drove past Michigan...
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Eastern Kentucky guard Jomaru Brown (11) attempts to pass the ball as Louisville guard Ryan McMahon (30) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
December 14, 2019 - 1:16 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora scored 26 points, Steven Enoch had 23 and No. 1 Louisville shot 63% in both halves to blow out Eastern Kentucky 99-67 on Saturday. After taking their first loss Tuesday against Texas Tech in the Jimmy V Classic behind 34% shooting, the Cardinals (10-1) responded...
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December 14, 2019 - 12:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California's basketball program has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA following a federal investigation into corruption and bribery in the sport. The school said in a statement Friday night it has “cooperated with the NCAA since it first became aware of the...
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Ohio State guard CJ Walker (13) reacts following a play during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Ohio State won 74-49. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
December 11, 2019 - 2:07 am
The ranks of the unbeaten were thinned out even more Tuesday night. Louisville, Maryland and Butler all lost for the first time, falling to Texas Tech, Penn State and Baylor, respectively. That left just five undefeated teams in all of Division I. There are also four teams that haven't won a game...
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In this photo provided by Wayland Baptist University, Wayland Baptist guard J.J. Culver (10) shoots during an NAIA college basketball game against Southwestern Adventist, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Plainview, Texas. Culver became the fourth college basketball player to score 100 or more points in a game, reaching the century mark in a 124-60 win over Southwestern Adventist on Tuesday night. (Claudia Lusk/Wayland Baptist University via AP)
December 11, 2019 - 12:53 am
PLAINVIEW, Texas (AP) — Wayland Baptist senior guard J.J. Culver became the fourth college basketball player to score 100 or more points in a game, reaching the century mark in a 124-60 win over Southwestern Adventist on Tuesday night. Culver hit 34 of 62 shots, 12 of 33 from 3-point range and was...
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Texas Tech guard Avery Benson (24) defends against a shot by Louisville forward Jordan Nwora (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Jimmy V Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 10, 2019 - 9:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Texas Tech's scruffy walk-on Avery Benson tried to crowd surf at Madison Square Garden and coach Chris Beard thrust his fist in the air at many of the same rabid fans who had told security they were going to rush the court. The fans were held at bay after No. 1 Louisville went down...
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Penn State guard Myles Dread, right, beats Maryland forward Donta Scott (24) to a rebound in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in State College, Pa., on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)
December 10, 2019 - 8:25 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State became the fifth unranked team to beat a top-5 program in this upset-filled college basketball season, getting 15 points and 11 rebounds from Mike Watkins in a 76-69 win over No. 4 Maryland on Tuesday night. Lamar Stevens added 15 points and 10 rebounds, Myreon...
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Memphis head coach Mike Norvell watches as players warm up before the start of an NCAA college football game against Cincinnati for the American Athletic Conference championship Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
December 07, 2019 - 8:00 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two people with knowledge of the decision say Memphis football coach Mike Norvell will be introduced Sunday as Florida State's coach. Norvell just won the American Athletic Conference championship in his third try with Memphis on Saturday with a 29-24 victory over No. 21...
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Baylor guard MaCio Teague (31) drives past Arizona forward Zeke Nnaji (22) and Arizona guard Nico Mannion (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Waco, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
December 07, 2019 - 3:12 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — MaCio Teague heard the crowd with No. 18 Baylor at home and tipping off about the same time the Bears' football team started the Big 12 championship game 100 miles north of campus. It wasn't hard for the sophomore guard to figure out which squad many of those fans were there to...
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