Men's college basketball

Texas A&M guard Savion Flagg (1) tries to steal the ball from Kentucky guard Immanuel Quickley (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)
February 25, 2020 - 9:33 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Immanuel Quickley swears he had no idea he'd made a career-best eight 3-pointers on Tuesday night until he looked at the boxscore after the game. “I really thought I had four and then I looked at it and said, ‘I don't remember any of those,'" he said. Quickley also set...
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Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) rebounds between Oklahoma State guards Isaac Likekele (13) and Lindy Waters III (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 24, 2020 - 10:55 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — When shots aren't falling early, Kansas can always rely on defense and Doke. Udoka Azubuike had 19 points and 16 rebounds, the Jayhawks shut down Oklahoma State long enough for their offense to come alive in the second half, and coach Bill Self's team rolled to an 83-58...
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Florida State forward Malik Osborne (10) reacts after hitting a three-point basket against Louisville in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tallahassee, Fla., Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
February 24, 2020 - 8:47 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Trent Forrest scored 14 of his 16 points after halftime, and No. 6 Florida State rallied from a double-digit deficit to beat No. 11 Louisville 82-67 on Monday night. The Seminoles took over first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference and leads No. 7 Duke by a half game...
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Kansas center Udoka Azubuike looks up at the scoreboard during a timeout in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Baylor on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)
February 24, 2020 - 12:32 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is back on top of the college basketball world after knocking off Baylor in a matchup of Big 12 heavyweights, while the Bears dropped to No. 2 in The Associated Press men's poll Monday after their nip-and-tuck loss in Waco. The Jayhawks (24-3, 13-1 Big 12) received 62...
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Gonzaga guard Admon Gilder (1) shoots as BYU guard Alex Barcello (4) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
February 22, 2020 - 11:26 pm
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 28 points to help No. 23 BYU upset second-ranked Gonzaga 91-78 on Saturday night and end the Bulldogs’ 19-game winning streak. Jake Toolson added 17 points and T.J. Haws had 16 points. BYU (23-7, 12-3 WCC) never trailed after halftime en route to winning its...
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San Diego State players sit on the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against UNLV, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in San Diego. UNLV won 66-63. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
February 22, 2020 - 10:07 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Malachi Flynn sat slumped in his chair and glared straight ahead, the sting of San Diego State's first loss of the season still painfully fresh. “We lost. It was the first time it happened, so it doesn't feel good,” Flynn said moments after the fired-up UNLV Runnin' Rebels beat...
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Kentucky's Immanuel Quickley celebrates after defeating Florida 65-59 in an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
February 22, 2020 - 9:09 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — John Calipari praised Immanuel Quickley’s basketball savvy, but only after the Kentucky coach and an assistant first challenged the guard to shoot the ball — or else. “I said, ‘If you don’t shoot open shots, I'm putting Johnny (Juzang) in because I know he will shoot every...
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Kansas center Udoka Azubuike, right, low fives guard Marcus Garrett, left, after a made basket against Baylor during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)
February 22, 2020 - 3:36 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Udoka Azubuike and No. 3 Kansas returned the favor in a Big 12 showdown that lived up to the hype. The Jayhawks share the Big 12 lead again, and could return to the No. 1 spot in the AP poll, as well. Azubuike had 23 points and a career-high 19 rebounds in a 64-61 win Saturday at...
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Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl celebrates with players after a win over Tennessee in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
February 22, 2020 - 2:38 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers had an ugly performance for 25 minutes and an unfortunate incident involving a fan. The final result was prettier for the 13th-ranked Tigers, who rallied from a 17-point deficit in the second half to beat Tennessee 73-66 on Saturday behind Samir Doughty's 22...
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Kansas head coach Bill Self, right, yells at referee Gerry Pollard, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. Kansas defeated Oklahoma 87-70. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 21, 2020 - 5:24 pm
Bill Self stood in front of a mural plastered on the wall just outside the Kansas locker room in Allen Fieldhouse depicting the Jayhawks' many championship rings, and he mused about the importance of his team's trip to Baylor on Saturday. “I don't have to tell them,” Self said. “They know how many...
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