College Sports

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 05, 2020 - 10:53 pm
A hotel in a Baltimore suburb on Thursday canceled the reservation of the Yeshiva University men's basketball team over fears of novel coronavirus, the coach of the Maccabees told The Associated Press. Later Thursday, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore said the games on campus involving Yeshiva...
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Seton Hall's Shavar Reynolds (33) faces off against Villanova's Justin Moore during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 04, 2020 - 10:41 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored 20 points and No. 14 Villanova overcame some late free-throw shooting woes to prevent No. 8 Seton Hall from clinching the Big East regular-season title with a 79-77 victory on Wednesday night. Justin Moore and Jermaine Samuels added 19 points apiece and...
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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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Jeff Sessions addresses the crowd at his watch party following Alabama's state primary, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
March 04, 2020 - 5:31 pm
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Sessions, making new strides to regain his former Senate seat, faced renewed criticism from Donald Trump that could be his biggest hurdle after the president appeared to mock his former attorney general for being forced into a primary runoff. Trump broke his silence on...
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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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Former player agent and new New York Knicks president Leon Rose, center, takes a phone call during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets in New York, Monday, March 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
March 02, 2020 - 7:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Leon Rose has spent years as one of the NBA's most powerful agents. Now he will try to turn around one of its weakest franchises. The New York Knicks hired Rose as their president Monday, hoping he can sign and draft the kind of dominant players he's been representing. Rose is...
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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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