Osetkowski, defense lead Texas past No. 11 Kansas 73-63

Sports 01/29/19, 21:17

Dylan Osetkowksi scored 16 points and Texas used stifling defense to snap a 10-game losing streak to No. 11 Kansas with a 73-63 win Tuesday night.Jase Febres made three 3-pointers late in the second half as Texas fought off a late rally that saw the Jayhawks get within three points. ...

USC’s Rakocevic still developing as force in the middle

Sports 01/29/19, 18:53

Southern California's Nick Rakocevic is making a strong case to be regarded as one of the Pac-12's most improved players this season.The junior center leads the conference with nine double-doubles and has three since the start of league play. He is averaging 15.8 points per game, which nearly doubles the ...

Bundle up, Gophers fans: Game on for Minnesota vs Illinois

Basketball 01/29/19, 16:58

Bundle up, Gophers fans.The Barn will be open for business for Minnesota's next game against Illinois despite extreme cold that has triggered scores of canceled events around the state this week.The university announced Tuesday that the Gophers will play the Illini as scheduled Wednesday, when the overnight temperatures are forecast ...

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 23 NC State faces 2 top-12 teams

Basketball 01/29/19, 02:21

North Carolina State coach Kevin Keatts didn't have much time to enjoy the No. 23 Wolfpack's buzzer-beating weekend win — not with what waits in the days ahead.N.C. State hosts third-ranked Virginia on Tuesday night, then welcomes No. 12 Virginia Tech on Saturday to headline the week ahead in the ...

No. 16 Texas Tech ends 3-game Big 12 slide 84-65 over TCU

Sports 01/28/19, 23:22

Jarrett Culver scored 12 of his 18 points after halftime, including two punctuating dunks in the closing minutes, and No. 16 Texas Tech snapped a three-game Big 12 losing streak with an 84-65 win over TCU on Monday night.The Red Raiders (17-4, 5-3 Big 12) had their biggest lead after ...

Williamson powers Duke past Notre Dame

Sports 01/28/19, 21:13

Zion Williamson scored 26 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked four shots, and fellow freshmen RJ Barrett and Cam Reddish combined for another 30 points as No. 2 Duke rolled to an 83-61 victory over Notre Dame on Monday night.Williamson made 10 of 12 shots from the field for the ...

NCAA: Hurricanes’ Dewan Hernandez must continue to sit out

Basketball 01/28/19, 18:36

For Miami Hurricanes junior Dewan Hernandez, the season that never started is over.The 6-foot-11 forward must sit out the remainder of this season and 40 percent of next season because of his dealings with an agent, the NCAA said Monday.Hernandez responded by saying he'll turn pro this year rather than ...

Tennessee stays No. 1 for 2nd week in Top 25 poll

Basketball 01/28/19, 12:03

Top 25 men's college basketball poll for a second straight week.The Volunteers earned 48 of 64 first-place votes in Monday's poll to extend the program's first stint at No. 1 since February 2008. Tennessee (18-1) has won 14 straight games.The top six remained unchanged, with Duke sitting at No. 2, ...

Walker’s 6 3s help FSU beat Miami 78-66

Sports 01/27/19, 20:22

Sophomore M.J. Walker sank a career-best six 3-pointers and Florida State scored 15 consecutive points during a three-minute blitz late in the first half to beat Miami 78-66 Sunday night.The Seminoles shot a season-best 56 percent and made a season-high 12 3-pointers in 20 attempts.Miami's Chris Lykes, who was averaging ...

TOP 25 REWIND: No. 8 Kentucky rounds into form at right time

Basketball 01/27/19, 16:19

Kentucky had another roster overhaul entering the 2018-19 season and, like the previous incarnations, expected to need a little time for the all newcomers to jell.The Wildcats' time may have come.Rounding into form at just the right time, No. 8 Kentucky pulled off two impressive victories this week, beating No. ...

Purdue fends off late charge, tops No. 6 Michigan St 73-63

Sports 01/27/19, 15:40

Ryan Cline scored 17 points and Purdue fended off a furious charge by No. 6 Michigan State, holding on for a 73-63 win Sunday.Trailing by 23 with under 13 ½ minutes left, Michigan State (18-3, 9-1 Big Ten) got within four points before falling short.Carsen Edwards added 14 as the ...

Moretti, No. 14 Texas Tech top Arkansas 67-64

Sports 01/26/19, 21:09

Davide Moretti had 21 points, Jarrett Culver scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half, and No. 14 Texas Tech beat Arkansas 67-64 on Saturday night to stop a three-game slide.Moretti's two free throws with five seconds left sealed the SEC/Big 12 Challenge game for the Red Raiders ...

Washington helps No. 8 Kentucky top No. 9 Kansas 71-63

Basketball 01/26/19, 20:38

PJ Washington scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half, and No. 8 Kentucky beat No. 9 Kansas 71-63 on Saturday in the SEC-Big 12 Challenge.Washington also had 13 rebounds, helping the Wildcats to a 49-36 advantage on the glass. Reid Travis had 18 points and 12 boards, ...

No. 1 Vols beat West Virginia 83-66 for 14th straight win

Sports 01/26/19, 18:32

Lamonte' Turner had 23 points and No. 1 Tennessee held West Virginia scoreless for a 9 1/2-minute stretch Saturday on its way to an 83-66 victory.Tennessee (18-1) erased its first double-digit deficit of the season and took command by ending the first half on a 24-2 run and scoring the ...

Crump’s 21 points lift hot-shooting Dogs past Texas, 98-88

Sports 01/26/19, 18:24

Tom Crean couldn't help but marvel at Georgia's shooting from the floor, on 3-pointers and from the free-throw line."Not sure I've ever coached a team in all my 19 years that shot that well," said Crean, the former Indiana and Marquette coach in his first season in Athens.Tyree Crump scored ...

Hunter’s 19 points lead No. 3 Cavs in 82-55 rout of Irish

Sports 01/26/19, 15:11

De'Andre Hunter scored 19 points to lead five players in double figures as No. 3 Virginia routed Notre Dame 82-55 rout on Saturday.Junior guard Kyle Guy, Indiana's 2016 Mr. Basketball at Lawrence Central near Indianapolis, scored 15 points, all in the first half on 6-of-8 shooting. The Cavaliers (18-1, 6-1 ...

Iowa State’s hot shooting leads to 87-73 win over Ole Miss

Basketball 01/26/19, 14:58

Iowa State whipped the basketball around and through Mississippi's zone with precision and purpose, finding open players on nearly every possession during the second half.By the time the Rebels figured out where the ball was, one of the Cyclones was usually slamming it through the hoop or making another open ...

Barrett, No. 2 Duke pull away to beat Georgia Tech 66-53

Sports 01/26/19, 14:57

Mike Krzyzewski could tell something was off with his Duke team, so he burned a timeout shortly after halftime to talk about it.That the second-ranked Blue Devils responded with yet another double-figure victory taught the Hall of Fame coach something significant about them.RJ Barrett had 24 points and 11 rebounds, ...

Dosunmu, Illinois beat No. 13 Maryland 78-67 at MSG

Basketball 01/26/19, 14:51

Ayo Dosunmu scored 20 points, Tevian Jones had 18 and Illinois beat No. 13 Maryland 78-67 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.Andres Feliz had 15 points and the Fighting Illini (6-14, 2-7 Big Ten) snapped a two-game skid by handing the Terrapins their second straight conference loss.Bruno Fernando led Maryland ...

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