College Basketball

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) gets past TCU forward Jaedon LeDee, right, for a basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Wednesday, March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 04, 2020 - 9:58 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Imagine what Kansas center Udoka Azubuike would have accomplished against TCU on Wednesday night if he was healthy. Or if he made his free throws. The bruising 7-foot center walked gingerly into Allen Fieldhouse on his sore ankle for his final home game and proceeded to score...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 18, 2015 file photo, The NCAA logo is on the court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Imagine an NCAA Tournament with no fans in the arenas. What normally would be thought an impossibility isn't so far-fetched as the United States and the rest of the world attempt to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 04, 2020 - 2:06 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Missouri-Kansas City has joined Chicago State in canceling a trip to Seattle for a regularly scheduled Western Athletic Conference men's basketball game this week over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, the conference announced Wednesday. UMKC was scheduled to play Seattle...
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Kansas guard Devon Dotson (1) makes a basket in front of Kansas State guard DaJuan Gordon (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 03, 2020 - 3:01 am
College basketball has reached the final week of the regular season in all the major conferences. A lot is still left to be decided. While No. 6 Kentucky has wrapped up the SEC title and No. 8 Seton Hall has earned a share of the Big East, the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten and Pac-12 all will come down to...
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Baylor's Jared Butler, center, is trapped by Texas Tech's Kyler Edwards (0) and Jahmi'us Ramsey (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Waco, Texas, Monday, March 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 02, 2020 - 11:57 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — With the shot clock winding down in overtime and a defender in his face, Baylor guard MaCio Teague quickly stepped back behind the line and hit a 3-pointer. “That was crazy, saved the day like Superman," Bears guard Jared Butler said. Teague made that big shot with 1:13 left in...
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North Carolina State guard Markell Johnson (11) and Duke guard Cassius Stanley (2) chase the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Monday, March 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
March 02, 2020 - 9:35 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Cassius Stanley saw the pass coming his way, soared high to corral the ball then threw it down with his right hand to throw the home crowd into a frenzy as Duke's lead ballooned. The 12th-ranked Blue Devils had finally gotten loose in the second half, both from North Carolina...
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South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley stands on the court before an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina defeated Texas A&M 60-52. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 02, 2020 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As women's basketball teams finish up their regular season and turn their attention to the conference tournaments, South Carolina, Baylor and Oregon remain a step above everyone else. The Gamecocks stayed at No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll released...
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Yeshiva University Maccabees huddle around guard Ryan Turell (11) before a game against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), in New York, Feb. 25, 2020. The Maccabees won the Skyline Conference quarterfinal 75-57. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)
March 01, 2020 - 4:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Each of the mighty Maccabees has his role on the men’s basketball team. Gabriel Leifer sinks three-pointers; Daniel Katz is the defense wizard; Simcha Halpert makes the perfect alley-oop passes to Ryan Turell who soars for dunks. Kids pretend to be them in pickup games. The home...
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St. John's forward Marcellus Earlington, second from left, lifts St. John's guard Greg Williams Jr. (4) in the air after Williams hit a three-point basketball as they celebrate during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Creighton, Sunday, March 1, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
March 01, 2020 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Greg Williams Jr. drained his seventh 3-pointer from right in front of the St. John's bench, springing delirious teammates onto the court as he bounded into their arms during a timeout. With an out-of-character shooting display from all over the gym, the Red Storm handed No. 10...
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South Carolina forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan (21) drives against Texas A&M forward N'dea Jones (31) during the first half of a women's NCAA college basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 01, 2020 - 2:55 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mikiah Herbert Harrigan didn't ever really want to leave South Carolina, no matter what she thought after last season. Herbert Harrigan was torn between wondering what her role would be among the Gamecocks' highly regarded incoming freshman class and her love of the program. “...
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TCU head coach Jamie Dixon gestures from the sidelines during an NCAA college basketball game against Baylor on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
February 29, 2020 - 5:08 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew always enjoys watching Desmond Bane play, except when the TCU guard is going against the Bears. This time, Bane may have cost No. 2 Baylor a shot at its first Big 12 title. Bane scored 19 of his 23 points after halftime, with eight in a row during...
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