Update: No. 2 Kansas rallies past Marquette 77-68

Sports 11/21/18, 21:37

The Latest on The NIT Season Tip-Off (all times local):9:30 p.m.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 of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Wednesday night.Marquette (3-1) led by as many as ...

No. 3 Gonzaga holds off top-ranked Duke 89-87 for Maui title

Sports 11/21/18, 20:00

Gonzaga has been billed as a Final Four contender when Killian Tillie returns from an ankle injury.These Zags look like one already, even with one of their best players in a walking boot.Playing with poise and grit down the stretch, No. 3 Gonzaga turned back top-ranked Duke's late-game charge in ...

Update: No. 3 Gonzaga holds off No. 1 Duke 89-87 in Maui

Sports 11/21/18, 19:24

The Latest on the Maui Invitational (all times local):2:18 p.m.Duke's Maui mastery is over. Gonzaga blocked the Blue Devils out of another title.Rui Hachimura scored 20 points and No. 3 Gonzaga blocked four shots in the final 46 seconds to hold off five-time champion Duke 89-87 Wednesday in the Maui ...

No. 5 Tennessee tops Louisville in NIT Season Tip-Off

Sports 11/21/18, 19:19

Grant Williams scored 24 points and No. 5 Tennessee had five players In double figures to beat Louisville 92-81 in the first semifinal of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Wednesday night.Tennessee's John Fulkerson (10) dunks the ball in front of Louisville's Akoy Agau (0) during the first half of an ...

Texas Tech tops Nebraska to win Hall of Fame Classic

Sports 11/21/18, 00:20

Texas Tech made every possession a grind, fought for every loose ball, dominated in the paint and imposed its will on Nebraska in a throwback to the old days of the rough-and-tumble Big 12.All that fight produced a title in the Hall of Fame Classic.Jarrett Culver finished with 26 points, ...

Update: Texas Tech tops Nebraska in Hall of Fame Classic

Sports 11/20/18, 23:41

The Latest on the Hall of Fame Classic (all times local):10:35 p.m.Jarrett Culver poured in 26 points, Matt Mooney scored 15 and Texas Tech overcame a slow start to beat Nebraska 70-52 on Tuesday night in the title game of the Hall of Fame Classic.The Red Raiders (5-0) trailed 15-6 ...

Lipscomb stuns No. 18 TCU 73-64 for 1st win over Top 25 team

Sports 11/20/18, 22:26

Garrison Mathews had 23 points, Kenny Cooper scored 17 with a couple of breakaway layups off steals and Lipscomb held on to upset No. 18 TCU 73-64 on Tuesday night, giving the Bisons their first win over a Top 25 team.Lipscomb (4-1), the ASUN Conference preseason favorite, had been 0-13 ...

Closing flurry helps Indiana put away Texas-Arlington 78-64

Sports 11/20/18, 21:20

Juwan Morgan scored 23 points and 10 rebounds while Romeo Langford added 16 points and eight rebounds Tuesday night to help the Indiana Hoosiers pull away late for a 78-64 victory over Texas-Arlington.The Hoosiers (4-1) rebounded from their first loss by winning their fourth straight home game.Edric Dennis had 19 ...

No. 4 Virginia, No. 25 Wisconsin top Battle 4 Atlantis field

Sports 11/20/18, 17:55

Virginia coach Tony Bennett knows his fourth-ranked Cavaliers have plenty of veteran talent back from a team that won the Atlantic Coast Conference championship and reached No. 1 nationally last year.Still, he's quick to note his team is blending in new pieces, too — which is why he wants to ...

Reserve forward Elijah Burns leaves Notre Dame

Basketball 11/20/18, 11:32

Elijah Burns, one of Notre Dame's three team captains, is leaving the men's basketball program.Coach Mike Brey said Monday that Burns, a 6-9 senior forward and largely a backup, will leave school following his graduation in December. He said the Irish will support Burns, who is from Troy, New York, ...

Fancy footwork: Big man Ethan Happ paces No. 25 Wisconsin

Basketball 11/20/18, 02:54

Every so often, Wisconsin's Ethan Happ makes a move around the bucket that reminds some college basketball experts of an NBA Hall of Fame forward.It's more about how Happ freed himself to get to the hoop for the 25th-ranked Badgers than the shot itself.Check out the footwork. It reminded ESPN ...

No. 1 Duke rout San Diego State to open Maui Invitational

Basketball 11/20/18, 01:17

Zion Williamson poked the ball free with a clear path to the basket, the crowd rising in anticipation before he even reached midcourt.The voices in the Lahaina Civic Center rising with Duke's rim-wrecking freshman, Williamson launched through the air, head well above the rim as he threw down a windmill ...

Little, Johnson lead No. 7 UNC past Saint Francis 101-76

Basketball 11/19/18, 23:05

Once seventh-ranked North Carolina started taking care of the basketball, the Tar Heels had no trouble taking care of Saint Francis of Pennsylvania.Cameron Johnson scored 20 points, freshman Nassir Little added 19 and North Carolina beat Saint Francis 101-76 on Monday night in the on-campus round of the Las Vegas ...

Kabengele scores 18 points as Florida State routs Canisius

Sports 11/19/18, 22:43

Mfiondu Kabengele knew he was ready to make the jump from reserve to a major contributor this season.The 6-foot-10 sophomore had a career night Monday, even doing it while coming off the bench.Kabengele scored a career-high 18 points in 19 minutes as No. 14 Florida State warmed up after a ...

Kabengele scores 18 points as Florida State routs Canisius

Basketball 11/19/18, 21:23

Mfiondu Kabengele scored a career-high 18 points and Terance Mann added 12 as No. 14 Florida State warmed up after a seven-day layoff to beat Canisius 93-61 on Monday night.Kabengele, the nephew of former NBA All-Star center Dikembe Mutombo, came off the bench to shoot 6 of 12 from the ...

Miles energizes Kansas but now must start building winner

Football 11/19/18, 17:28

It has been more than a decade since anybody paid much attention to the Kansas football program this time of year, the interest in the Jayhawks having long since shifted to basketball.Les Miles has changed all that.The national championship-winning former coach of LSU was introduced as the Jayhawks' new head ...

Update: No. 8 Auburn outlasts Xavier 88-79 in Maui

Basketball 11/19/18, 17:14

The Latest on the Maui Invitational college basketball tournament (all times local):12:05 p.m.Bryce Brown scored 26 points, Jared Harper added 25 and No. 8 Auburn outlasted Xavier 88-79 in overtime to open the Maui Invitational.The Tigers (4-0) shot poorly from the perimeter early and had a hard time shaking the ...

Duke steady at No. 1 as Villanova tumbles from Top 25

Basketball 11/19/18, 12:18

Top 25 after a week of easy wins. Two more tumbled all the way out after a week filled with defeats.One of them happens to be the reigning national champion.While top-ranked Duke and No. 2 Kansas did little to hurt their status as early national title contenders, Villanova and Syracuse ...

Brian Bowen sues Adidas, associates over corruption scandal

Sports 11/19/18, 11:42

Former Louisville and South Carolina player Brian Bowen II has sued Adidas and several associates caught up in the college basketball corruption scandal alleging federal racketing violations that cost him the chance to develop his game.Bowen's lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in South Carolina. It has asked ...

Update: No. 16 Virginia Tech rallies past No. 23 Purdue

Basketball 11/18/18, 22:45

The Latest on the Charleston Classic college basketball tournament (all times local):10:50 p.m.Nickeil Alexander-Walker had 25 points, Ahmed Hill and Justin Robinson had 23 points apiece and No. 16 Virginia Tech rallied from 12 points down in the second half to beat No. 23 Purdue 89-83 in the Charleston Classic ...

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