Men's college basketball

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams watches from the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Louisville won 83-62. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 12, 2019 - 3:11 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Louisville went from suffering a confidence-jarring loss against a long-struggling Atlantic Coast Conference program to handing Roy Williams his worst home loss in 16 seasons with North Carolina. Tough to explain? Even the Hall of Famer had a hard time with that. "We never...
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Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) reacts after hitting a three-point shot during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Christian, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. Lawson scored 31 points in the the Jayhawks ' 77-68 win over the Horned Frogs. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
January 09, 2019 - 10:34 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dedric Lawson had 31 points and 14 rebounds, Lagerald Vick added 12 points and four assists and No. 7 Kansas defeated No. 25 TCU 77-68 on Wednesday night. Kansas City native Ochai Agbaji also added seven points four rebounds for Kansas (12-2, 2-1 Big 12) after relinquishing...
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Temple's Quinton Rose celebrates after a dunk during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Houston, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Philadelphia. Temple won 73-69. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 09, 2019 - 10:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ernest Aflakpui drives his Temple teammates crazy in practice by constantly taking charges. They were thrilled to see him do it with a big game on the line. Quinton Rose scored 22 points, Aflakpui made the decisive defensive play and the Owls handed No. 17 Houston its first loss...
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Marquette's Markus Howard, right, celebrates with Brendan Bailey (1) following the team's NCAA college basketball game against Creighton in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. Howard scored 53 points as Marquette won 106-104 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
January 09, 2019 - 9:51 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Already one of the nation's most prolific scorers, Markus Howard outdid himself. Marquette's junior guard made shots when he was wide open, shots when he had a hand in his face, shots while he was falling away, shots in heavy traffic in the lane. When he was finished Wednesday...
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Mississippi's Terence Davis (3) dunks over Auburn's Chuma Okeke (5) during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan, 9, 2019, in Oxford, Miss. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)
January 09, 2019 - 9:17 pm
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — One minute Terence Davis was flying through the air for a vicious dunk, and the next, Devontae Shuler was nailing a clutch 3-pointer before strumming an air guitar while running backward down the court. As the highlights piled up and the late lead kept growing, the realization...
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South Carolina coach Frank Martin yells at A.J. Lawson during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
January 08, 2019 - 10:42 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Freshman A.J. Lawson stole the ball and finished with an emphatic dunk with 13 seconds left in overtime to seal South Carolina's 87-82 upset of No. 14 Mississippi State on Tuesday night. Maik Kotsar scored a career-high 25 points and had nine rebounds for the Gamecocks (7-7, 2...
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Duke's Jack White (41) reacts following a 3-point basket against Clemson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 07, 2019 - 12:15 pm
The top four in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll remained unchanged for the third straight week. The rest of the poll, however, underwent major changes after three top-10 teams lost. Duke remained at No. 1 in the AP Top 25 released Monday, receiving 37 of 64 first-place votes. No...
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Nevada head coach Eric Musselman, right, reacts from the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. New Mexico won 85-58. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
January 06, 2019 - 7:56 pm
The number of unbeaten teams in college basketball is down to three. No. 6 Nevada dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten with an 85-58 loss at New Mexico, leaving No. 2 Michigan, No. 4 Virginia and No. 19 Houston as the only teams with unblemished records. The Wolf Pack staged a stunning comeback...
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Michigan guard Jordan Poole (2) drives against Indiana in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
January 06, 2019 - 7:05 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan got Indiana's best players in foul trouble in the opening minutes and took full advantage, building a cushion it used to stay undefeated. Charles Matthew scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half to help the second-ranked Wolverines build a double-digit lead and...
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Nevada forward Jordan Caroline, center, goes up for a shot as New Mexico's Corey Manigault, left, and Vance Jackson defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Albuquerque, N.M., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
January 05, 2019 - 11:05 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico coach Paul Weir did his best to get the Lobos to focus on playing their game against undefeated and sixth-ranked Nevada. "I actually gave them a quote (Friday) and a quote (Saturday) in the locker room from Gregg Popovich after the Spurs beat the Raptors," Weir...
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