Williamson has 29 points in return, No. 5 Duke rolls in ACCs

Sports 03/14/19, 22:54

Zion Williamson made all 13 of his shots, five on high-flying dunks, and scored 29 points in his return to lead No. 5 Duke to an 84-72 victory over Syracuse on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals.RJ Barrett added 23 points and six rebounds to help Duke set ...

No. 17 Kansas beats Texas 65-57 in Big 12 quarterfinals

Sports 03/14/19, 22:54

Devon Dotson scored 17 points, Dedric Lawson added 16 and No. 17 Kansas pulled away in the second half for a 65-57 victory over Texas on Thursday night in the Big 12 Tournament quarterfinals.David McCormack added 13 points and a career-best nine rebounds for the third-seeded Jayhawks (24-9), who advanced ...

Howard scores 30 as No. 23 Marquette routs SJU to snap skid

Sports 03/14/19, 20:50

Markus Howard scored 12 of his 30 points in a game-breaking 23-2 second-half run, and No. 23 Marquette snapped its four-game losing streak with an 86-54 rout of St. John's in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals Thursday night.Fellow guard Sacar Anim added 13 points as the second-seeded Golden Eagles (24-8) ...

West Virginia beats No. 7 Texas Tech 79-74 in Big 12 Tourney

Sports 03/14/19, 20:46

Emmitt Mathews scored a career-high 28 points as 10th-seeded West Virginia upset No. 7 Texas Tech 79-74 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday night.West Virginia (14-19) advances to the semifinals, against either No. 17 Kansas or Texas, on Friday night.Jarrett Culver scored 26 points, Tariq Owens ...

McDaniels scores 25 to lift San Diego St. over UNLV 63-55

Basketball 03/14/19, 20:39

Jalen McDaniels had 25 points and 14 rebounds as San Diego State topped UNLV 63-55 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament on Thursday.Devin Watson had 19 points for San Diego State (20-12). Nathan Mensah added seven rebounds.Kris Clyburn had 19 points for the Runnin' Rebels (17-14). Amauri ...

No. 3 North Carolina beats Louisville 83-70 in ACC quarters

Sports 03/14/19, 20:14

Luke Maye had 19 points and nine rebounds, Coby White added 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists and No. 3 North Carolina beat Louisville 83-70 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals.Cameron Johnson scored all of his 14 points in the first half to help the Tar ...

Washington holds off USC 78-75 in Pac-12 quarterfinals

Sports 03/14/19, 17:08

Washington played well at both ends, yet couldn't shake Southern California.Not matter what the Huskies did, even while building a double-digit lead, the Trojans kept coming back.Jaylen Nowell scored 24 points, David Crisp added 18 and Washington held off a late charge to beat Southern California 78-75 in the Pac-12 ...

No. 15 K-State beats TCU 70-61 in Big 12 quarterfinals

Sports 03/14/19, 16:59

Kamau Stokes had just been hammered by TCU on the way to the basket, and Kansas State's senior guard was still lying face-down on the floor when a scratchy voice rang out inside Sprint Center."Make your free throws!" Wildcats coach Bruce Weber yelled.So much for sympathy.Kansas State head coach Bruce ...

Coaches accused in bribery scandal wielded outsize authority

Sports 03/14/19, 16:42

Coach Gordie Ernst's Georgetown University tennis teams didn't win any Big East championships. At Wake Forest, Bill Ferguson's volleyball teams struggled near the bottom of their conference. At Stanford, John Vandemoer's sailing teams were nationally ranked but competed in a sport that isn't governed by the NCAA. All three were coaching lower-tier ...

Nebraska surprises No. 21 Maryland 69-61 in Big 10 tourney

Basketball 03/14/19, 16:41

James Palmer scored 24 points and Nebraska shut down No. 21 Maryland for the first big surprise of the Big Ten Tournament, holding off the Terrapins for a 69-61 victory on Thursday.Using a seven-man rotation because of injuries and backup guard Nana Akenten's suspension, the Cornhuskers harassed the Terrapins into ...

No. 12 FSU beats No. 16 Virginia Tech 65-63 in OT at ACCs

Sports 03/14/19, 16:40

Terance Mann hit a wild off-balance runner with 1.8 seconds left in overtime to help No. 12 Florida State beat No. 16 Virginia Tech 65-63 on Thursday in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals.Mann's shot from the right side rattled around the rim before dropping through the net to break ...

Xavier advances to Big East semis, beats Creighton 63-61

Sports 03/14/19, 16:09

Zach Hankins scored 22 points, including the go-ahead tip-in with 21 seconds left, and Kyle Castlin blocked Creighton's last shot in the closing seconds to give Xavier a 63-61 victory Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament.The fourth-seeded Musketeers (18-14) will face top-seeded defending conference champion Villanova in ...

Buffalo coach Nate Oates signs extension through 2024

Basketball 03/14/19, 15:22

Buffalo coach Nate Oats signed a contract extension through 2024 after his team's rout of Akron in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference tournament.Moments after the No. 18 Bulls thrashed the Zips by 36 points Thursday, Oats met with athletic director Mark Alnutt inside Quicken Loans Arena. Financial details were ...

Florida ends skid, beats Arkansas 66-50 in SEC Tournament

Sports 03/14/19, 14:20

Keyontae Johnson scored a career-high 20 points and pulled down 12 rebounds Thursday as No. 8 seed Florida snapped a four-game skid by defeating No. 9 seed Arkansas 66-50 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Thursday.Johnson, a freshman, recorded his second career-double. His 12 rebounds were one off his career ...

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer won’t return for postseason

Sports 03/14/19, 14:16

Rutgers basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer will not return for the postseason on the advice of doctors.She plans to resume her coaching duties later this year, the school said Thursday. The announcement comes nearly three weeks after Rutgers said the 70-year-old Hall of Famer would sit out the rest of ...

Guy, Salt help No. 2 Virginia beat NC State 76-56 in ACCs

Sports 03/14/19, 13:50

Kyle Guy scored 29 points, including seven 3-pointers, and second-ranked Virginia rallied to beat North Carolina State 76-56 in Thursday's quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.Big man Jack Salt provided an unexpected offensive boost with a career-high 18 points for the top-seeded Cavaliers (29-2), who trailed 29-27 at halftime. ...

Paschall sends No. 25 Nova past Friars 73-62 in Big East

Sports 03/14/19, 13:39

Eric Paschall had 20 points and 10 rebounds Thursday, and No. 25 Villanova took control in final nine minutes to beat Providence 73-62 in the quarterfinals of the Big East Conference tournament.Collin Gillespie added 19 points and six assists for the top-seeded and two-time defending champion Wildcats (23-9). Villanova capitalized ...

Buffaloed: No. 18 Bulls bowl over Akron in MAC quarterfinals

Basketball 03/14/19, 13:19

Jeremy Harris scored 23 points and Dontay Caruthers added 12 as No. 18 Buffalo impressively opened the postseason with an 82-46 win over Akron in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference tournament on Thursday.The top-seeded Bulls (29-3) built a 20-point lead in the first half and pushed it to 30 ...

LSU says Wade still suspended; coach seeks to resume duties

Basketball 03/14/19, 12:11

LSU says Will Wade won't resume his duties as men's basketball coach unless he speaks to university officials about the reports of an FBI wire-tap that resulted in his suspension.The statement from the school Thursday comes amid reports that Wade wants to resume his duties as the ninth-ranked Tigers prepare ...

Duke: Williamson to play in ACC quarterfinal vs. Syracuse

Basketball 03/14/19, 11:10

Duke freshman star Zion Williamson will play in the Blue Devils' quarterfinal matchup with Syracuse in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.The fifth-ranked Blue Devils announced Williamson's status Thursday morning after he had missed nearly six full games with a knee sprain.The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson was hurt in the opening minute ...

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