Gonzaga passes Kansas for No. 1 in poll, Duke is No.3

Sports 11/26/18, 12:04

Gonzaga is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25, leapfrogging Kansas after winning the Maui Invitational.The Bulldogs were third in last week's poll and moved ahead of No. 2 Kansas following Wednesday's thrilling win over former No. 1 Duke in the Maui title game. Gonzaga received 32 ...

Old school: Experienced Gonzaga, Virginia stand tall early

Basketball 11/26/18, 02:45

Experienced Gonzaga and Virginia sent not-so-subtle reminders not to discount talented, veteran-led teams.While Duke and its vaunted freshmen class were the talk college basketball for the first two weeks of the season, Gonzaga and Virginia walked away with titles to cap off Thanksgiving holiday tournaments.The Zags held off the much-ballyhooed ...

Villanova beat No. 14 Florida State for AdvoCare title

Sports 11/25/18, 21:49

Villanova is making a case to get back into the Top 25.Collin Gillespie had 17 points, including two key late free throws, and the Wildcats won the AdvoCare Invitational by beating No. 14 Florida State 66-60 non Saturday."He loves the competition," Villanova coach Jay Wright said. "I'm just glad he's ...

Villanova beat No. 14 Florida State for AdvoCare title

Sports 11/25/18, 19:05

Villanova is making a case to get back into the Top-25.Collin Gillespie had a game-high 17 points, including two key late free throws, and the Wildcats won the AdvoCare Invitational by beating No. 14 Florida State 66-60."He loves the competition," Villanova coach Jay Wright said. "I'm just glad he's on ...

Update: Nova wins AdvoCare, beating No. 14 Florida State

Sports 11/25/18, 15:30

The Latest on the AdvoCare Invitational (all times local):3:30 p.m.Collin Gillespie had 17 points, including two key late free throws, and Villanova won the AdvoCare Invitational by beating No. 14 Florida State 66-60.Gillespie made it 64-60 by connecting on a pair of free throws with 11.2 seconds left in what ...

No. 14 Florida State, Villanova meet in AdvoCare final

Sports 11/25/18, 02:56

Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton jokingly says he has revenge on his mind when his No. 14 Seminoles face Villanova coach Jay Wright and the defending national champion Wildcats in the championship game at the AdvoCare Invitational."I've got tremendous amount of respect for coach Wright. The only thing I don't ...

Vanderbilt’s Garland out indefinitely with knee injury

Basketball 11/24/18, 16:12

Vanderbilt freshman guard Darius Garland is out indefinitely after hurting the meniscus in his knee in a loss to Kent State.The Commodores updated Garland's status Saturday, hours after he was hurt.Garland was hurt 2 minutes into the Commodores' 77-75 loss to Kent State on Friday. He returned and watched from ...

Update: No. 2 Kansas outlasts No. 5 Tennessee in OT

Sports 11/24/18, 00:30

The Latest on the NIT Season Tip-Off (all times local):12:15 a.m.Dedric Lawson had 24 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, and No. 2 Kansas rallied to beat No. 5 Tennessee 87-81 in overtime in the NIT Season Tip-Off title game on Friday night.Lagerald Vick scored 15 points, with eight straight ...

Howard leads Marquette past Louisville in NIT Season Tip-Off

Sports 11/23/18, 22:44

Markus Howard had the go-ahead basket in overtime to cap a 21-point night and lead Marquette past Louisville 77-74 in the third-place game of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Friday night."I thought that this was one of the best four games that Markus has had since he's been at Marquette," ...

No. 11 Mich. St. escapes big hole, beats Texas in Las Vegas

Sports 11/23/18, 22:32

Michigan State dug itself a deep hole early against Texas. But Joshua Langford, Cassius Winston and the rest of the Spartans did not panic.Trailing by 19 points eight minutes into the Las Vegas Invitational championship game, the 11th-ranked Spartans (5-1) took the lead in the second half and pulled away ...

No. 14 Florida State beats No. 19 LSU in OT thriller, 79-76

Sports 11/23/18, 21:39

Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton flashed a big smile when talking about a game-winning 3-pointer by 6-foot-10 forward Mfiondu Kabengele.Kabengele hit the deep jumper with a half-second left in overtime, and No. 14 Florida State advanced to the AdvoCare Invitational championship game with a 79-76 win over No. 19 LSU ...

Update: No. 11 Michigan State tops Texas for Vegas title

Sports 11/23/18, 20:58

The Latest on the Las Vegas Invitational (all times local):5:45 p.m.Joshua Langford scored 29 points, Cassius Winston had 20 points and 10 assists, and No. 11 Michigan State beat Texas 78-68 in the Las Vegas Invitational championship game on Friday.Langford was 5 of 6 from 3-point range. Winston, who was ...

Update: No. 14 Florida State beats No. 19 LSU in OT

Sports 11/23/18, 19:07

The Latest on the AdvoCare Invitational (all times local):7 p.m.Mfiondu Kabengele hit a 3-pointer with a half-second left in overtime, and No. 14 Florida State advanced to the championship game of the AdvoCare Invitational with a 79-76 win over No. 19 LSU on Saturday.The Seminoles (5-0) will play defending national ...

No. 9 Michigan rolls past Chattanooga 83-55

Sports 11/23/18, 18:01

Iggy Brazdeikis scored 20 points and Jordan Poole added 14 to lead No. 9 Michigan to an easy 83-55 victory over Chattanooga on Friday.Isaiah Livers added 12 points for the Wolverines, all in the first half. Michigan (6-0) avoided a letdown in its first game back in Ann Arbor after ...

Ryan Cline helps No. 24 Purdue rout Robert Morris 84-46

Basketball 11/23/18, 17:46

Ryan Cline has turned into a key performer for Purdue.Cline made five 3-pointers on his way to 17 points, and the 24th-ranked Boilermakers routed Robert Morris 84-46 on Friday.Cline was 6 for 10 from the field in his sixth straight start to begin the year. The senior guard is averaging ...

Villanova, Oklahoma State, LSU reach Advocare semifinals

Sports 11/22/18, 22:52

Villanova took a step forward after dropping out of the Top 25 for the first time since December 2013.Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and the defending national champion Wildcats stopped a two-game skid by beating Canisius 83-56 on Thursday in the opening round of the AdvoCare Invitational ...

Update: Longhorns stun No. 7 Tar Heels in Las Vegas

Sports 11/22/18, 22:07

The Latest on the Las Vegas Invitational (all times local):6:50 p.m.Kerwin Roach II had a career-high 32 points with seven assists and six steals to lead Texas over No. 7 North Carolina 92-89 in the third round of the Las Vegas Invitational on Thursday.Roach also had six rebounds and was ...

Update: No. 19 LSU beats College of Charleston 67-55

Sports 11/22/18, 21:23

The Latest on the opening round of the AdvoCare Invitational at Disney World (all times local):9:05 p.m.Emmitt Williams had 14 points and nine rebounds, and No. 19 LSU beat College of Charleston 67-55 on Thursday night to reach the AdvoCare Invitational semifinals.LSU guard Skylar Mays (4) and forward Emmitt Williams ...

No. 6 Nevada advances to Las Vegas Invitational game

Sports 11/22/18, 18:31

Jordan Caroline had 25 points and 11 rebounds and No. 6 Nevada beat Tulsa 96-86 on Thursday in the third round of the Las Vegas Invitational.Nevada (5-0) will face Massachusetts in the championship game Friday night. Massachusetts beat Southern Illinois 84-62.Caleb Martin added 21 points for the Wolf Pack, making ...

No. 5 Kansas, No. 5 Tennessee to Meet in NIT Season Tip-Of

Sports 11/21/18, 22:43

Top five teams Kansas and Tennessee were tested in the NIT Season Tip-Off semifinals.Both passed and will face off in the championship game Friday night.Dedric Lawson had a double-double with 26 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 2 Kansas to a 77-68 win over Marquette in the second semifinal ...

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