No. 9 Tar Heels avenge loss, topping No. 15 Louisville 79-69

Sports 02/02/19, 16:40

Luke Maye had 20 points and 11 rebounds and Cameron Johnson finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds Saturday, helping No. 9 North Carolina avenge a blowout loss with a 79-69 victory over No. 15 Louisville.The victory came three weeks after the Tar Heels were pounded by 21 points by ...

No. 20 Iowa State holds off Texas 65-60

Sports 02/02/19, 16:32

Talen Horton-Tucker scored 15 points, Marial Shayok had 12 and No. 20 Iowa State held off Texas 65-60 on Saturday for its fifth win in six games.Nick Weiler-Babb had 11 points and seven rebounds for the Cyclones (17-5, 6-3 Big 12), who hit their last four field goals to avoid ...

Williamson’s 29 leads No. 2 Duke to 91-61 rout of St. John’s

Sports 02/02/19, 15:42

Zion Williamson stole the ball and soared for dunks. He blocked shots with authority. And once again, he scored points in bunches.In other words, just a typical game for Duke's must-see freshman phenom.Williamson scored 29 points in the second-ranked Blue Devils' 91-61 rout of St. John's on Saturday while creating ...

Knapper leads WVU over Oklahoma 79-71

Basketball 02/02/19, 15:20

On a day where a groundhog predicted an early spring, West Virginia basketball fans got the opposite, a little sun shine.While Punxsutawney Phil didn't see his shadow on a cloudy day in Pennsylvania, Brandon Knapper came off the bench to score a career-high 25 points to lead West Virginia over ...

No. 12 Virginia Tech beats No. 23 NC State 47-24

Sports 02/02/19, 15:13

No. 23 North Carolina State was held to a stunningly low point total, beaten by No. 12 Virginia Tech 47-24 on Saturday in the Wolfpack's lowest-scoring output of the shot-clock era.Kerry Blackshear had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Nickeil Alexander-Walker added 11 points for the Hokies (18-3, 7-2 Atlantic ...

Bowling Green rallies past No. 18 Buffalo 92-88

Sports 02/01/19, 23:56

With a raucous home crowd poised to celebrate, Bowling Green needed to withstand one more 3-pointer by Buffalo star CJ Massinburg.The shot bounced off the rim, and the Falcons closed out their upset."You make some, you miss some," Massinburg said.Massinburg didn't miss many, scoring 19 of his 26 points in ...

Iowa stuns No. 5 Michigan 74-59

Sports 02/01/19, 21:15

Luka Garza scored 19 points, Joe Wieskamp added 16 and Iowa stunned fifth-ranked Michigan 74-59 on Friday night, handing the Wolverines their second loss of the season.Ryan Kriener had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Hawkeyes (17-5, 6-5 Big Ten), who snapped a two-game losing streak with their biggest ...

NCAA rules Jayhawks’ De Sousa ineligible for season

Sports 02/01/19, 19:23

The NCAA declared Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa ineligible for the rest of this season and next season late Friday, dealing a significant blow to a team that began the season with national title hopes.De Sousa's name surfaced last summer in an FBI probe into corruption in college basketball centered ...

No. 11 Kansas in a slump as it hosts No. 16 Texas Tech

Sports 02/01/19, 16:07

The preseason prediction atop the Big 12 this year looked much like the final standings for the past 14, with Kansas on top after garnering just about every vote from the league's coaches.Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton picked Kansas State."I just took a step back from what the perception maybe ...

Florida gets big opportunity vs. No. 7 Kentucky on Saturday

Basketball 02/01/19, 04:05

Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week:GAME OF THE WEEKNo. 7 Kentucky (17-3, 6-1) at Florida (12-8, 4-3). Kentucky has a seven-game winning streak and is playing as well as just about anyone in the country. The Wildcats are one game behind No. 1 ...

Florida’s Hudson goes from valued veteran to erratic enigma

Sports 01/31/19, 14:41

Jalen Hudson unwittingly offered a microcosm of his season in a 13-second span against Mississippi.The 6-foot-6 Florida guard followed an impressive offensive rebound with a driving, off-balance, left-handed shot that barely reached the front of the rim and an over-the-back foul 90 feet from the basket with the opponent in ...

Corrigan looks to build on NC State’s success as next AD

Basketball 01/31/19, 14:00

Incoming North Carolina State athletic director Boo Corrigan said he's ready to build on the school's recent years of improved on-field performance. He's also undeterred about taking over amid uncertainty facing one of the Wolfpack's marquee programs from a federal investigation into corruption within college basketball.The school held a news ...

No. 4 Gonzaga enters tough stretch of league play

Basketball 01/31/19, 01:50

No team in NCAA men's basketball history has won more consecutive conference road games than No. 4 Gonzaga, and the Bulldogs will seek to extend that streak on Thursday night at BYU.The 98-39 win at Santa Clara last Thursday was the Bulldogs' 27th West Coast Conference road victory. That broke ...

Dickerson scores 21, leads Washington past USC 75-62

Sports 01/31/19, 01:25

Noah Dickerson scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Matisse Thybulle added 17 points and six steals, and Washington never trailed in beating Southern California 75-62 on Wednesday night for its 10th straight win.Washington (17-4, 8-0 Pac-12) continued its best start to conference play since the 1952-53 season despite sloppy ...

Waters scores 36 to lead No. 19 LSU over Texas A&M, 72-57

Sports 01/30/19, 23:25

Tremont Waters scored a season-high 36 points with a career-best six 3-pointers to give No. 19 LSU its 10th straight victory, 72-57 over Texas A&M on Wednesday night.Waters was hot early, making five of seven 3-point attempts and piling up 23 points by halftime. He cooled down a bit after ...

Alexander-Walker leads No. 12 Virginia Tech past Miami 82-70

Basketball 01/30/19, 22:45

Virginia Tech star guard Justin Robinson sat at the end of the bench with his left foot in a boot as the final seconds ticked off the clock, which tempered the Hokies' swagger following a resounding road win.Nickeil Alexander-Walker tied a season high with 25 points and added a highlight-reel ...

Michigan State’s Langford out for the season

Basketball 01/30/19, 22:16

Michigan State guard Joshua Langford will miss the rest of the season because of his injured ankle.Spartans coach Tom Izzo said in a statement Wednesday that the junior will likely need surgery. Langford has missed the last eight games. In the 13 games he did play — all starts — ...

College basketball goes in Midwest despite deep freeze

Basketball 01/30/19, 18:31

The polar vortex couldn't stop college basketball in the Midwest.Despite the deep freeze, a dozen men's games and four women's games in major conferences were scheduled to be played Wednesday night as temperatures approached or broke records.In Indianapolis, school was canceled at Butler and other nearby schools — but the ...

Column: No matter the name, No. 8 Nevada is for real

Sports 01/30/19, 17:26

About the only thing in dispute at the UNLV campus arena Tuesday night was what to call the team that dominated a home squad that no longer lives up to its nickname as the Runnin' Rebels.Down here they call them UNR, or the University of Nevada-Reno. There's some satisfaction in ...

No. 18 Buffalo cruises past Ball State for 83-59 win

Basketball 01/29/19, 22:59

Coach Nate Oats could overlook Buffalo's cold-shooting offense given how his team's defense smothered Ball State from nearly start to finish.Defensive specialist Dontay Caruthers scored 21 points and No. 18 Buffalo cruised to its 21st straight home victory, 83-59 over Ball State on Tuesday night."I thought that was the best ...

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