College Basketball

Clemson's Aamir Simms grabs a rebound while defended by Duke's Vernon Carey Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
January 14, 2020 - 8:42 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson gave its weary fans something to celebrate a night after losing the national championship game in football, getting a career-high 25 points from Aamir Simms in a 79-72 upset of No. 3 Duke on Tuesday night. It was the highest-profile upset for the Tigers since beating No...
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Baylor guard Jared Butler (12) smiles with teammate Davion Mitchell (45) while walking past Kansas guard Tristan Enaruna (13) following an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Baylor defeated Kansas 55-67. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
January 13, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Good luck finding any team in the country that notches a better pair of road wins in the same week than Baylor, which followed up a victory at Texas Tech by invading Allen Fieldhouse and thumping Kansas on its home floor. As a result? The Bears leapfrogged the Jayhawks and Duke into the second spot...
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San Diego State guard KJ Feagin, center, shoots during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Boise State, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
January 12, 2020 - 12:05 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — With Viejas Arena rocking like it did during Kawhi Leonard's short stay at San Diego State, KJ Feagin and the No. 7 Aztecs knocked out Boise State in the opening minutes. Feagin made three 3-pointers in the first seven minutes and Malachi Flynn added two, helping the Aztecs race to...
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January 11, 2020 - 9:24 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Tre Jones scored 23 points to help No. 2 Duke handle Wake Forest 90-59 on Saturday night. Cassius Stanley added 16 points for the Blue Devils (15-1, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who shot 53% from the field. Duke scored on eight of its first nine possessions to take control...
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West Virginia guard Miles McBride (4) drives upcourt as he is defended by Texas Tech guard Chris Clarke (44) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)
January 11, 2020 - 9:01 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Miles McBride took over when the shots weren’t falling for West Virginia. McBride scored a season-high 22 points, fellow freshman Oscar Tshiebwe added 17 rebounds and No. 17 West Virginia beat 22nd-ranked Texas Tech 66-54 on Saturday night. It marked the second time in two...
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Notre Dame's John Mooney, left, passes around Louisville's Jordan Nwora (33) and Lamarr Kimble (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. Louisville won 67-64. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
January 11, 2020 - 5:52 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Louisville’s Dwayne Sutton came up big when the No. 13 Cardinals needed him the most on the road against Notre Dame. “My teammates did a nice job finding me. It wasn’t my night offensively,” said the 6-foot-5 Sutton, who hit a pair of 3-pointers in the final 4:05 to finish...
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Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert, left, drives past Loyola Marymount guard Eli Scott, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
January 11, 2020 - 5:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filip Petrusev scored 16 points, Corey Kispert added 15 and top-ranked Gonzaga rolled to a 87-62 victory over Loyola Marymount on Saturday. It was the Bulldogs' 31st straight regular-season win in West Coast Conference play, tying them with the San Francisco squads led by Bill...
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Baylor forward Freddie Gillespie (33) reaches for the ball under Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
January 11, 2020 - 4:21 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Baylor had spent more than five decades trying to win at Allen Fieldhouse. The Bears had blown big leads and been blown out. They took in championship teams riding high and limped away feeling low. Their sense of confidence and optimism always was replaced by more...
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Alabama's James Bolden, left, looks for an opening on Kentucky's Nick Richards (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Jan 11, 2020. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
January 11, 2020 - 3:22 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Immanuel Quickley's recent string of impressive shooting performances prove how well he's used the semester break honing his perimeter shot in the gym. Those workouts prepared him for clutch moments that got No. 14 Kentucky past Alabama. Quickley scored the game's final five...
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Houston's KeAsja Peace (22) fouls Connecticut's Olivia Nelson-Ododa (20) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
January 11, 2020 - 2:25 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Megan Walker scored 22 points and Christyn Willimas had 21 as top-ranked UConn responded to its first loss of the season with a 91-51 rout of Houston on Saturday. Crystal Dangerfield (17 points) and Olivia Nelson-Ododa (13) also hit double figures for the Huskies (13-1, 4-0...
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