Men's college basketball

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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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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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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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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In this Feb. 22, 2020, photo, Dayton's Trey Landers stands on the court after the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duquesne in Dayton, Ohio. Dayton won 80-70. A Dayton native, the senior guard has helped lead the team to one of its best starts and highest ranking in 64 years. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
February 28, 2020 - 8:20 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Trey Landers survived one of his hometown's worst moments. Now he's contributing to one of its best. A Dayton native, the senior guard has helped lead the University of Dayton basketball team to its best start ever at 26-2 and to No. 4 in the current Associated Press poll, its...
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