Men's college basketball

Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura (21) shoots the go-ahead basket while defended by Washington forward Sam Timmins (33) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Gonzaga won 81-79. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
December 06, 2018 - 1:24 am
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — In the closing seconds of a tie game, Gonzaga guard Josh Perkins dribbled out high looking for somewhere to pass the ball. He spotted Rui Hachimura near the free throw line. "They left Rui open where he is automatic," Perkins said. Hachimura sank a turnaround jumper with 0.6...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks during a news conference at the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament in San Antonio. Emmert says new rules allowing the association to use information from legal proceedings will help its investigation of the college basketball corruption, but the inquiry is unlikely to be completed before the next men’s tournament. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip File)
December 05, 2018 - 8:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert said Wednesday that new rules allowing the use of information from legal proceedings will help in the investigation of college basketball corruption, though he cautioned that the inquiry is unlikely to be done before the men's tournament begins in March...
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Michigan forward Ignas Brazdeikis, right shoots against Northwestern guard Anthony Gaines during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Evanston, Ill. Michigan won 62-60. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
December 04, 2018 - 11:34 pm
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Jordan Poole and Michigan finally faced some adversity Tuesday night. Pushed right to the very end, they delivered. Poole made two big plays in the last 2 1/2 minutes and Ignas Brazdeikis scored 13 of his 23 points in the second half to help the fifth-ranked Wolverines hold...
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Michigan guard Zavier Simpson (3) drives on North Carolina forward Luke Maye (32) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 29, 2018 - 12:11 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — After 40 minutes of poised offense and smothering defense by Michigan, North Carolina coach Roy Williams was at the end of his wits. "As a coach, I feel like I've done the worst job with this team in 31 years as a head coach, but give Michigan the credit," Williams said. "...
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Virginia guards De'Andre Hunter, left, and Kyle Guy embrace in the final moments of an NCAA college basketball game against Maryland, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in College Park, Md. Virginia won 76-71. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
November 28, 2018 - 10:03 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Virginia had blown most of a 17-point lead and appeared in trouble as the sellout crowd at Maryland implored the home team to complete the comeback. The Cavaliers had been in this situation before, and they knew exactly how to handle it. Showing the kind of poise befitting...
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Loyola University of Chicago's Sister Jean shows off the NCAA Final Four ring she received before an NCAA college basketball game between Loyola of Chicago and Nevada in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
November 28, 2018 - 4:55 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt now has a little bling to go along with the international attention she gained as the near-centenarian team chaplain during Loyola-Chicago's run to the NCAA Final Four . Loyola great Jerry Harkness, who was a member of its 1963 championship team, helped...
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Louisville forward Dwayne Sutton (24) attempts a layup around the defense of Michigan State forward Kyle Ahrens (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Louisville won 82-78. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 27, 2018 - 11:00 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — No matter what line he shot from behind against No. 9 Michigan State, Louisville junior guard Ryan McMahon was feeling it. The Cardinals fed off his energy to not only give first-year coach Chris Mack a significant win, but a gutsy one at that. McMahon made two free throws...
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Nevada forward Caleb Martin (10) shoots against Loyola of Chicago forward Aher Uguak (30) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
November 27, 2018 - 10:53 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The maroon and gold Final Four banner hanging from the rafters gave Nevada just a little extra motivation. Not that the Wolf Pack really needed it. Caleb Martin had 21 points, twin brother Cody Martin scored 20 and No. 5 Nevada beat Loyola-Chicago 79-65 on Tuesday night in their NCAA...
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Kansas guard Lagerald Vick (24) reacts after making a 3-point basket, in front of Tennessee guard Admiral Schofield (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in New York. Kansas defeated Tennessee 87-81 in overtime. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
November 24, 2018 - 12:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Self wanted to see his young team play in and win a tough, grind it out game. They did just that against a team he thinks can compete for a National Championship in March. Dedric Lawson had 24 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, and No. 2 Kansas rallied to beat No. 5...
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Nevada players celebrate their win over Massachusetts in an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chase Stevens)
November 24, 2018 - 12:26 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It appears the Wolf Pack has found their offensive rhythm. Caleb Martin scored 29 points, Tre'Shawn Thurman added 22 points and eight rebounds, and No. 6 Nevada beat Massachusetts 110-87 in the Las Vegas Invitational's second championship game on Friday at the Orleans Arena. Martin...
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