College Basketball

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 5, 2009 file photo,Radio personality Don Imus interviews Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., by telephone during his debut show on the Fox Business Network in New York. Disc jockey Don Imus, whose career was made and then undone by his acid tongue during a decades-long rise to radio stardom and an abrupt public plunge after a nationally broadcast racial slur, has died, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. He was 79.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 27, 2019 - 8:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Radio personality Don Imus, whose career was made and then undone by his acid tongue during a decades-long rise to stardom and an abrupt public plunge after a nationally broadcast racial slur, has died. He was 79. Imus died Friday morning at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in...
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File-This July 5, 2019 file photo shows United States' Cori "Coco" Gauff celebrating after beating Slovenia's Polona Hercog in a Women's singles match during day five of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. Wimbledon’s next and from afar, Comes Coco Gauff, uncharted star. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
December 24, 2019 - 10:03 am
A year now passes. How’d I know? Analytics guys told me so. They crunched the data. What’s it mean? Anyone’s guess: 2019. First Quarter ‘Bama toppled, it’s Clemson’s prize – White House visit, with burgers, fries. Fury nearing incoherence, Saints aghast: No interference? Super Bowl is kind of...
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Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann reacts 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 24, 2019 - 1:19 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chris Holtmann has already seen his Ohio State team claim three wins against marquee nonconference opponents. The second-ranked Buckeyes have a chance to get another before getting into the bulk of their Big Ten schedule. Fresh off a victory against Kentucky, the Buckeyes face...
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File-This Jan. 4, 2019, file photo shows Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino looking on during a Euroleague basketball match between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos in Piraeus near Athens. Former Louisville basketball coach Pitino has reached a settlement with Adidas, the Hall of Fame coach and the global sportswear company said in a joint statement Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
December 23, 2019 - 5:47 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has reached a settlement with Adidas, the Hall of Fame coach and the global sportswear company said in a joint statement Monday. Pitino had contended in a lawsuit that Adidas "outrageously conspired" to funnel money to the family...
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Connecticut associate head coach Chris Dailey, left, and Connecticut's Crystal Dangerfield react in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
December 23, 2019 - 12:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn is back in a familiar spot — No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll. The Huskies moved up to the top position in the poll Monday after previous No. 1 Stanford lost at Texas on Sunday. UConn has spent more time at No. 1 than any other team in the history of the...
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Gonzaga head coach Mark Few, left, speaks with guard Admon Gilder (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Eastern Washington in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. Gonzaga won 112-77. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
December 23, 2019 - 11:36 am
Gonzaga is the latest No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll that has had no stability on the top line. The Bulldogs moved up a spot to take over for Kansas, which lasted only a week at No. 1 before losing at now-No. 10 Villanova. At the time, that had marked the first...
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Ohio State's Kaleb Wesson (34) drives into Kentucky's Nate Sestina during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
December 21, 2019 - 8:38 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ohio State slid in for charges and blocked shots, dove on the floor for loose balls, jumped into passing lanes for steals. Doing all the little things was just what the Buckeyes needed in game that felt like late March, not late December. D.J. Carton had 13 points, Kaleb Wesson...
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Tennessee guard Jordan Bowden (23) drives against Jacksonville State guard Derek St. Hilaire (15) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 75-53. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
December 21, 2019 - 4:53 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes reached a career milestone on the day that his senior point guard played his final college game. Jordan Bowden scored 19 points and Yves Pons tied a school record with six blocks Saturday as the 21st-ranked Volunteers beat Jacksonville State 75-53...
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Memphis' James Wiseman, second from right, watches the team's NCAA college basketball game against Arkansas-Little Rock on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)
December 20, 2019 - 7:38 pm
Congratulations to James Wiseman, a wise young man indeed. He didn't need one-and-done. None-and-done will work just fine (we rounded down from the three actual games he played at Memphis). After tussling with those tyrants at the NCAA, Wiseman told the guardians of an unjust system what they could...
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Villanova head coach Jay Wright confers with guard Justin Moore (5) during the second half of the Never Forget Tribute Classic NCAA college basketball game against Delaware, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)
December 20, 2019 - 6:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Kansas vs. Villanova rivalry has become glorious to view for college hoops fans. The two championship programs are intertwined, as much as nonconference teams can be, since the start of the century. Through snowstorms and court stormings, NCAA championship runs and a father-...
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