College Basketball

Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma reacts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Florida, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
February 17, 2020 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn's record streak of top five appearances in The Associated Press women's basketball poll is over. The Huskies fell to sixth on Monday, ending a run of 253 consecutive weeks as one of the first five teams in the Top 25. That historic stretch dated back to Feb. 5, 2007...
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Auburn's Austin Wiley pulls down a rebound during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Missouri on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
February 16, 2020 - 2:56 pm
The SEC has three teams that should be locks for the NCAA Tournament. The rest of the conference may have some work to do. No. 11 Auburn (22-3) climbed as high as No. 5 in The AP Top 25 and was among the top 16 seeds in the NCAA's preliminary rankings earlier this month. The Tigers have lost just...
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Alabama guard Kira Lewis Jr. (2) celebrates with fans after an upset win over LSU in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
February 15, 2020 - 6:21 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — LSU couldn't find a way to stop Kira Lewis Jr. and Jaden Shackelford, or to beat Herbert Jones and his one healthy hand to rebounds. Lewis scored 27 points, Shackelford had 26 and Jones had a career-high 17 rebounds as Alabama held off a big comeback attempt by No. 25 LSU...
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Louisville head coach Chris Mack, left, speaks with an official during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Clemson, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
February 15, 2020 - 5:20 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Johnny Newman III had a career-high 23 points and Clemson used a strong defensive first half to send No. 5 Louisville to its second straight defeat, 77-62 on Saturday. The Tigers (13-12, 7-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) held the Cardinals to their lowest first-half output this...
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Florida State guard M.J. Walker (23), With a bandage covering the stitches in his lip from the first half, reacts after defeating Syracuse in NCAA college basketball game in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. Florida State won 80-77. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
February 15, 2020 - 3:13 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — MJ Walker took an elbow to his lip and missed a large chunk of the game. But 12 stitches later, numb around his mouth, Walker’s shooting spoke volumes. Walker scored 16 points, including five 3-pointers, as No. 8 Florida State played without star guard Devin Vassell and...
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Dayton's Obi Toppin dunks the ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Massachusetts, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Amherst, Mass. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
February 15, 2020 - 2:46 pm
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Jalen Crutcher gave Dayton the edge in the second half of a tight road game on Saturday. Crutcher scored 11 straight points over a nearly two-minute span and got 15 of his 17 points in the final half as the sixth-ranked Flyers held off the Minutemen 71-63 for a 14th straight...
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Kansas guard Marcus Garrett, right, takes the ball away from Oklahoma forward Kur Kuath (52) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 15, 2020 - 1:52 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Marcus Garrett has carved out a reputation at Kansas as one of the nation's best defenders, the kind of consummate leader and team-first player just about every team with national title aspirations needs on its roster. He wasn't known as a particularly good 3-point shooter...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2014, file photo, Michigan State's Keith Appling walks past head coach Tom Izzo in the closing minutes of their 60-54 loss to Connecticut in a regional final at the NCAA college basketball tournament in New York. Former Michigan State basketball player Appling faces drug charges after authorities say they found heroin in his vehicle that he planned to sell. Appling, on parole after serving jail time for gun and resisting-arrest charges, was arraigned Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in a Warren courtroom on charges of delivery or manufacture of less than 50 grams of a controlled substance. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
February 15, 2020 - 1:04 pm
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling was charged with drug crimes after authorities say they found heroin in his vehicle that he planned to sell. Appling, 28, was arraigned Wednesday in a Warren courtroom on charges of delivery or manufacture of less than 50...
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Kansas guard Devon Dotson (1) is defended by West Virginia guard Miles McBride (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)
February 12, 2020 - 9:35 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kansas caught West Virginia in a rare late lapse at home. Devon Dotson scored 11 of his 15 points after halftime, Isaiah Moss had seven of his 13 points during a second-half burst and the third-ranked Jayhawks finished the game with a 9-0 run to beat the 14th-ranked...
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Auburn forward Anfernee McLemore (24) grabs a rebound over Alabama during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
February 12, 2020 - 8:44 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Austin Wiley had 18 points, a career-high 17 rebounds and five blocked shots and No. 11 Auburn beat rival Alabama 95-91 Wednesday night in the Tigers' latest foray into overtime. The Tigers (22-2, 9-2 Southeastern Conference) picked up their fourth overtime win of the last five...
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