College Basketball

The Latest: A dandy Dandie nearly a walk-over at Westminster

NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local):

Surprise! No. 10 Auburn chasing SEC title, high NCAA seed

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) The Auburn Tigers are in an utterly unfamiliar position.

NCAA denies Notre Dame appeal of vacated wins from 2011-12

Notre Dame’s president ripped the NCAA’s decision to deny the school’s appeal to restore 21 vacated football victories from an academic misconduct violation, saying the association ”perverted” the notion that universities determine how they police academics.

Strong bench scoring helps No. 20 WVU beat TCU 82-66

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Teddy Allen emerged from a scoring slump and gave No. 20 West Virginia hope that it still has some fight left in the Big 12 race.

Fisher’s 10 points in OT help Siena get past Iona 82-78 (Feb 12, 2018)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Evan Fisher had 10 of his 21 points in overtime, including two free throws with 12.4 seconds left, to help Siena beat Iona 82-78 on Monday night.

Virginia climbs atop AP Top 25 for first time since 1982

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Virginia has climbed to No. 1 in the AP men’s basketball poll for the first time in more than 35 years.

Pritchard, Brown lead Oregon to 84-57 win over Washington St

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Oregon’s sudden sense of urgency is showing in Payton Pritchard’s play.

Valparaiso beats short-handed Valparaiso 74-58 (Feb 11, 2018)

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) Bakari Evelyn scored 22 points with four 3-pointers, Max Joseph had 10 of his 12 points in the second half and Valparaiso beat short-handed Illinois State 74-58 on Sunday.

Buffs win third straight as Colorado downs Stanford 64-56 (Feb 11, 2018)

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Lucas Siewert scored a career-high 17 points, including a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch, and the Colorado Buffaloes beat the Stanford Cardinal 64-56 Sunday for their third win in a row.

Southern Illinois alone in 2nd in MVC after win over Bradley (Feb 11, 2018)

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Kavion Pippen scored 21 points with eight rebounds and four blocks and Southern Illinois defeated Bradley 74-57 on Sunday to take over sole possession of second place in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Woolfolk’s sparks No. 12 Florida St. women past Miami 91-71 (Feb 11, 2018)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Imani Wright scored 21 points, Nausia Woolfolk missed a triple-double by a rebound and No. 12 Florida State defeated rival Miami for the sixth straight time on Sunday, 91-71.

No. 19 West Virginia looking to bounce back vs. TCU (Feb 11, 2018)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Upset Saturday in the Big 12 saw four of the league’s top five teams lose. No. 19 West Virginia must shake the sting of blowing a late six-point lead at home against Oklahoma State.

No. 6 Cincinnati routs short-handed SMU for 16th win in row (Feb 11, 2018)

DALLAS (AP) Kyle Washington had 17 points with eight rebounds and No. 6 Cincinnati remained undefeated in American Athletic Conference play, stretching its overall winning streak to 16 games with a 76-51 victory over short-handed SMU on Sunday.

Canada helps No. 8 UCLA beat No. 25 Arizona State 71-63

LOS ANGELES (AP) When things got tight down the stretch, UCLA went to its experienced clutch guard Jordin Canada and the senior came though brilliantly.

No. 21 Tar Heels finish tough stretch against Notre Dame (Feb 11, 2018)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina will try to complete the trifecta when Notre Dame visits Monday night at the Smith Center.

Jackson, Louis lead LSU over No. 14 Texas A&M women 80-78 (Feb 11, 2018)

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Chloe Jackson scored 27 points and Raigyne Louis added 26 and LSU upended No. 14 Texas A&M 80-78 on Sunday.

Top 3 in AP Top 25 lose in the same week

Top-ranked Villanova suffered a surprising loss to unranked St. John’s. No. 2 Virginia unexpectedly fell at home to unranked Virginia Tech. No. 3 Purdue lost not just once, but twice.

Levin, Yussuf power Long Beach State past Cal Poly 73-54 (Feb 11, 2018)

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Gabe Levin and Temidayo Yussuf posted double-doubles and Long Beach State pulled away in the second half to defeat Cal Poly 73-54 on Saturday night.

Gonzaga snaps Saint Mary’s 19-game win streak, 78-65

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) By forcing the ball out of Jock Landale’s hands, Gonzaga was able to avenge a home loss to Saint Mary’s and move back into first place in the West Coast Conference.

Rick Carlisle on younger guys finishing, win over Lakers

Rick Carlisle likes what he saw from the younger guys in the Dallas lineup as they come away with the impressive win against LA.

Cal State Fullerton holds off UC Davis for 68-66 win (Feb 10, 2018)

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) Khalil Ahmad had 31 points and Kyle Allman added 21 and Cal State Fullerton made five free throws down the stretch to seal a 68-66 win over UC Davis on Saturday night.

Cleveland State holds off UIC late to post 86-78 upset win (Feb 10, 2018)

CHICAGO (AP) Tyree Appleby and Stefan Kenic converted 7 of 8 from the free-throw line in the final two minutes and Chicago State held on to upset Illinois-Chicago, 86-78 in a Horizon League game Saturday night.

Hot-shooting Samford blows past The Citadel, 116-103 (Feb 10, 2018)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Alex Thompson and Demetrius Denzel-Dyson combined to score 44 points as Samford shot better than 67 percent from the field to fly past The Citadel, 116-103 in a Southern Conference game on Saturday night.

Macon tops 20-point mark again in Arkansas win over Vandy (Feb 10, 2018)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Daryl Macon scored at least 20 points for a seventh straight game to help Arkansas get back to .500 in the Southeastern Conference with a 72-54 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday night.

Milwaukee holds on to edge Wright State 74-73 (Feb 10, 2018)

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Jeremiah Bell scored 18 points and Milwaukee held on late to edge Wright State 74-73 on Saturday night.

New Orleans rolls to 62-53 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Feb 10, 2018)

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Travin Thibodeaux had 16 points and Bryson Robinson added 15 as New Orleans rolled to a 62-53 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday night.

Giles, Robinson lead UMKC past Utah Valley 77-70 (Feb 10, 2018)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Jordan Giles scored 23 points, Broderick Robinson had 17 points and a season-high 11 rebounds and Missouri-Kansas City beat Utah Valley 77-70 on Saturday night.

Florida A&M beats North Carolina Central 65-56 (Feb 10, 2018)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Desmond Williams scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half and Florida A&M held off North Carolina Central 65-56 on Saturday night.

Tennessee State turns back Jacksonville State 65-47 (Feb 10, 2018)

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Ken’Darrius Hamilton and Delano Spencer scored 15 apiece and Hamilton added seven rebounds to lead Tennessee State to a 65-47 victory over Jacksonville State on Saturday night.

No. 23 Nevada beats San Diego State 83-58 (Feb 10, 2018)

RENO, Nevada (AP) Jordan Caroline scored 26 points and Lindsay Drew just missed a triple-double with 12 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in No. 23 Nevada’s 83-58 victory over San Diego State on Saturday night.

Jensen’s 35 lifts No. 22 Oklahoma St over Iowa St 81-73 (Feb 10, 2018)

AMES, Iowa (AP) Kaylee Jensen scored 16 straight points in the fourth quarter for Oklahoma State and finished with a career-high 35 and the No. 22 Cowgirls held on to defeat Iowa State 81-73 on Saturday night after giving up a 26-point lead.

SE Missouri State beats Tenn.-Martin 81-77 in OT (Feb 10, 2018)

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Denzel Mahoney had 27 points, including a game-tying 3-pointer at the end of regulation, and Southeast Missouri State beat Tennessee-Martin 81-77 in overtime on Saturday night.

Waterman, Turner lead Manhattan over Monmouth 93-76 (Feb 10, 2018)

NEW YORK (AP) Zane Waterman tossed in 28 points, Zavier Turner scored 25 and Pauly Paulicap chipped in with a double-double to propel Manhattan to a 93-76 victory over Monmouth on Saturday night.

Western Kentucky tops FIU 83-76 (Feb 10, 2018)

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Justin Johnson had 25 points and a career-high seven rebounds, and Western Kentucky beat Florida International 83-76 on Saturday night.

Arizona State beats UCLA 88-79 for rare Pac-12 sweep (Feb 10, 2018)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Shannon Evans II scored 23 points, Tra Holder added 22 and Arizona State beat UCLA 88-79 on Saturday night for its first Pac-12 weekend sweep in three seasons under coach Bobby Hurley.

Elmore, Penava lead Marshall past Florida Atlantic 79-68 (Feb 10, 2018)

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Jon Elmore tallied 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists and Ajdin Penava notched his 12th double-double of the season to guide Marshall to a 79-68 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night.

Liberty holds off Gardner-Webb 77-65

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Ryan Kemrite and Elijah Cuffee had 15 points each and Liberty withstood Gardner-Webb down the stretch for a 77-65 win on Saturday night.

UNC Greensboro keeps pace with ETSU, beats Western Carolina (Feb 10, 2018)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Jordy Kuiper scored 12 points, James Dickey had 11 points and nine rebounds, and UNC Greensboro beat Western Carolina 65-48 on Saturday.

Louisiana recovers from only league loss, beats Ga. Southern (Feb 10, 2018)

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Johnathan Stove had a career-best 28 points and Bryce Washington added 18 with 13 rebounds as Louisiana recovered from its only Sun Belt Conference loss by getting past Georgia Southern 102-91 on Saturday.

Robert Morris tops LIU Brooklyn 96-82 (Feb 10, 2018)

NEW YORK (AP) Dachon Burke scored 29 points, Matty McConnell added 23 – both career highs – and the pair combined for seven 3-pointers as Robert Morris beat LIU Brooklyn 96-82 on Saturday to snap a four-game slide.

Lewis helps Harvard hand Penn 1st Ivy loss with 76-67 win (Feb 10, 2018)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Chris Lewis scored a career-best 25 points and Harvard handed Pennsylvania its first conference loss with a 76-67 victory on Saturday afternoon.

FSU overpowered by Notre Dame’s guard attack in road loss

Matt Farrell scored a career-high 28 points to lead Notre Dame’s potent three-guard attack in an 84-69 victory Saturday over Florida State.

Southern Utah beats cold-shooting Northern Arizona 63-54 (Feb 10, 2018)

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Brandon Better scored 13 points to lead Southern Utah to a 63-54 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday.

McGlynn scores 17, Drake beats Northern Iowa 71-64 (Feb 10, 2018)

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Nick McGlynn scored 17 points and Drake led virtually the entire way in taking a 71-64 victory over Northern Iowa on Saturday.

Funk scores 22, leads Saint Joseph’s past UMass, 85-73 (Feb 10, 2018)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Taylor Funk scored 22 points and Saint Joseph’s closed fast to post an 85-73 win over Massachusetts in an Atlantic 10 showdown Saturday afternoon.

George Mason holds off George Washington, wins 72-65 (Feb 10, 2018)

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Otis Livingston II scored 14 points, Jaire Grayer added 12 points and 12 rebounds and George Mason held off George Washington for a 72-65 victory on Saturday.

No. 6 Cincinnati wary of SMU’s home presence (Feb 10, 2018)

Sixth-ranked Cincinnati owns a 15-game winning streak and a three-game lead in the American Athletic Conference standings as it rolls into Dallas to play Southern Methodist on Sunday at Moody Coliseum.

Hoehn, Sacred Heart beats Central Connecticut State 67-50 (Feb 10, 2018)

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Sean Hoehn scored 22 points, De’Von Barnett scored 16 and Sacred Heart defeated Central Connecticut 67-50 on Saturday.

Reath, Mays power LSU past Ole Miss, 82-66 (Feb 10, 2018)

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Duop Reath scored 26 points, Skylar Mays added 17 points and LSU beat reeling Mississippi 82-66 on Saturday.

Stetson holds of NJIT 84-80, snaps 8-game losing streak (Feb 10, 2018)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) B.J. Glasford and Luke Doyle each scored 17 points to lead five Stetson starters in double figures and the Hatters held off NJIT 84-80 on Saturday to snap an eight-game losing streak.

Bridges lifts No. 4 Michigan St past No. 3 Purdue 68-65

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) �� Miles Bridges made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left and finished with 20 points, helping No. 4 Michigan State top No. 3 Purdue 68-65 on Saturday.

Lecomte leads Baylor to 80-64 upset of No. 10 Kansas

Manu Lecomte’s 8 point flurry late in the 2nd half helps Baylor pull the upset over Kansas.

Xavier downs Creighton amid controversial call

Xavier downs Creighton 72-71 amid controversial call. Quentin Goodin hits a pair of free throws at as time expired giving the Musketeers a big conference road win.

Pusica with 23 points, Northeastern beats Towson 77-62 (Feb 10, 2018)

TOWSON, Md. (AP) Vasa Pusica scored 23 points with four rebounds and four assists and Northeastern notched its third-straight win, beating Towson 77-62 on Saturday.

Baylor pulls off 80-64 upset over No. 10 Kansas

WACO, Texas (AP) Manu Lecomte scored eight straight points for Baylor after No. 10 and Big 12 co-leader Kansas had pulled within a basket, and the senior guard finished with 18 overall in the Bears’ 80-64 upset victory Saturday.

Iowa State upsets No. 17 Oklahoma 88-80

AMES, Iowa (AP) Trae Young might be the best freshman in America – but he wasn’t the best one in Ames on Saturday.

Iowa State hands Trae Young and No. 17 Oklahoma its 6th straight road loss

Trae Young struggles from deep in Oklahoma’s 88-80 loss to Iowa State.

No. 23 Nevada aims to rebound vs. San Diego State (Feb 09, 2018)

Call it a curse, call it bad luck. Nevada might not want to be ranked in the Top 25 anymore.

Struggling UConn visits No. 22 Wichita State (Feb 09, 2018)

It hasn’t been a typical season for Connecticut. The Huskies have struggled to stay above .500 and are now dealing with an NCAA inquiry.

Indiana cruises past Minnesota 80-56

Indiana earns back-to-back home victories by defeating Minnesota. The Hoosiers used 21 assists in the 80-56 victory. Indiana improves to 14-12 overall.

No. 1 Villanova seeks bounce back vs. Butler (Feb 09, 2018)

PHILADELPHIA — After suffering its second loss of the season, top-ranked Villanova will look to rebound with a home matchup against Butler on Saturday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center.

No. 11 St. Mary’s, No. 12 Gonzaga meet in WCC showdown (Feb 09, 2018)

The St. Mary’s Gaels don’t worry about streaks and schedules. Just ask them.

No. 7 Texas Tech looks to keep up with Kansas State (Feb 09, 2018)

With plenty at stake for each team, No. 7 Texas Tech travels to Kansas State on Saturday evening in a key Big 12 matchup at Manhattan, Kan.

Aztecs Player Spotlight | Devin Watson

Devin Watson had to sit out last year due to NCAA rules, but that wait has been well worth it.

Michigan State to fire medical dean over Nassar scandal

LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State University said Friday it plans to fire a high-ranking administrator who told police he never followed up after ordering sports doctor Larry Nassar to have a third person present during certain treatments.

No. 9 Duke looking for answers after latest loss

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) The script has become too familiar for No. 9 Duke. The Blue Devils once again lost their poise, the ball and ultimately, another game.

Texas guard Jones engaging public as he battles cancer

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The announcement that Texas guard Andrew Jones was diagnosed with leukemia prompted concern and well wishes from across college basketball.

Jenkins’ 31 points helps S. Dakota St. hold off Denver 81-77 (Feb 08, 2018)

DENVER (AP) David Jenkins Jr., tied a career-high with 31 points, Mike Daum had a double-double and South Dakota State beat Denver 83-75 on Thursday night.

Hall leads Montana State past Sacramento State, 92-76 (Feb 08, 2018)

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Tyler Hall scored 28 points and led five players into double-figure scoring as Montana State cruised past Sacramento State, 92-76 in a Big Sky Conference battle Thursday night.

New Mexico State beats cold-shooting CSU Bakersfield 69-43 (Feb 08, 2018)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Zach Lofton scored 14 points and New Mexico State beat cold-shooting Cal State Bakersfield 69-43 on Thursday night for its 10th straight win.

Smart scores 18, Draper adds 16; North Texas beats UAB 67-60 (Feb 08, 2018)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Roosevelt Smart had 18 points and eight rebounds and DJ Draper hit 4 of 7 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points to help North Texas beat UAB 67-60 on Thursday night for its fourth win in a row.

Eastern Illinois holds off SIU Edwardsville from line, 78-74 (Feb 08, 2018)

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) Montell Goodwin scored 21 points and Muusa Dama and Ray Crossland each added 17 and Eastern Illinois converted 10 of 12 from the free throw line in the final 90 seconds to hold off SIU Edwardsville 78-74 on Thursday night.

Cunningham scores 26, No. 15 Mizzou women top Kentucky 83-78 (Feb 08, 2018)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Sophie Cunningham scored 29 points on 8-of-10 shooting, Cierra Porter had a double-double and No. 15 Missouri held off Kentucky 83-78 on Thursday night.

Burnell’s career night leads Gamecocks to big win (Feb 08, 2018)

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Jason Burnell had career-highs of 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Marlon Hunter added 17 points as Jacksonville State beat Tennessee Tech 82-65 on Thursday night.

UT Rio Grande Valley edges Grand Canyon 83-81 (Feb 08, 2018)

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) Xavier McDaniel Jr. scored 17 points and made a key 3-pointer in the final minute to help UT Rio Grande Valley beat Grand Canyon 83-81 on Thursday night.

Barrage of 3s helps Wright State to 68-64 win over Green Bay (Feb 08, 2018)

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Grant Benzinger and Jaylon Hall each hit back-to-back 3-pointers as Wright State made up an 11-point gap in less than two minutes and then held off an upset-minded Green bay 68-64 Thursday night.

Butler’s late 3-pointer lifts UT Martin over EKU 70-69 (Feb 08, 2018)

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Matthew Butler made a 3-pointer with four seconds left to give Tennessee-Martin a 70-69 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Thursday night.

South Dakota dominates Fort Wayne in 86-69 victory

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Triston Simpson and Matt Mooney each scored 17 points and South Dakota defeated Fort Wayne 86-69 on Thursday night in a game in which the Coyotes never trailed.

Jackson floater, block help Omaha top Western Illinois 71-68 (Feb 08, 2018)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Zach Jackson scored 25 points, including the go-ahead bucket, and KJ Robinson added 18 points as Omaha came back to take down Western Illinois 71-68 on Thursday night.

Murray St keeps pace in OVC, rolls past Austin Peay, 84-63 (Feb 08, 2018)

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Jonathan Stark scored 27 points and Murray State kept pace with Ohio Valley Conference leader Belmont by thumping archrival Austin Peay, 84-63 on Thursday night.

Middle Tennessee hits 15 3-pointers, beats Rice 94-75 (Feb 08, 2018)

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Giddy Potts made six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points to help Middle Tennessee cruise to a 94-75 victory over Rice on Thursday night to its sixth straight win.

Utah gets back on track with 75-60 thumping of Stanford

Sharp shooting helps Utah avoid it’s 3rd straight loss, beating Stanford 75-60.

Pillari, Monmouth surprise Iona 72-50 (Feb 08, 2018)

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) Louie Pillari scored 10 of his 21 points in the first half when Monmouth took a 17-point lead and the Hawks upended Iona 72-50 on Thursday night.

Parks scores 16, Western Carolina fends off VMI 72-60 (Feb 08, 2018)

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) Deriece Parks scored 16 points, Matt Halvorson added 14 and Western Carolina fended off a late challenge to defeat VMI 72-60 Thursday night, winning a third straight game.

Pusica scores 27 as Northeastern gets by Delaware 70-67 (Feb 08, 2018)

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Vasa Pusica had 27 points and Donnell Gresham Jr. added 17 as Northeastern held off Delaware 70-67 on Thursday night.

Robinson’s 32 points lead Mt. St. Mary’s past CCSU 71-57

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Junior Robinson scored 32 points and was 12-of-17 shooting from the field and Mount St. Mary’s beat Central Connecticut State 71-57 on Thursday night.

Foreman makes 6 3s in Chattanooga’s 85-82 win (Feb 08, 2018)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Makale Foreman made six 3-pointers and scored 22 points and Chattanooga beat The Citadel 85-82 on Thursday night.

Idowu’s late 3 lifts Saint Peter’s past Marist 70-66

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Samuel Idowu made Marist pay for a late turnover when he scored from 3-point distance, vaulting Saint Peter’s into the lead 68-66 with less than a minute to play, and Davauhnte Turner drove for an insurance layup as the Peacocks rallied past Marist 70-66 Thursday night.

Injured Gophers guards Coffey, McBrayer still day to day

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The status of Minnesota starting guards Amir Coffey and Dupree McBrayer remains uncertain for the upcoming game at Indiana.

Fore’s FT lifts Richmond past VCU, 77-76

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Richmond had already had one of its best players helped off the floor suffering from cramps, and was in the process of trying to overcome a 12-point second-half deficit against its arch rival. The Robins Center was packed and electric. It was no time to shrink from the task at hand, Nick Sherod said.

Texas A&M holds on for 81-80 upset of No. 8 Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Texas A&M built a big lead, lost it and ultimately came out on top after a frantic final minute.

No. 7 Texas Tech wins 5th straight, 76-58 over Iowa State

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Zhaire Smith got the steal and then was on the finishing end of an alley-oop dunk for No. 7 Texas Tech.

Robinson’s career night lifts Hokies past NC State

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Virginia Tech spent the entirety of its past two practices working on its defense.

Dalton with 27, Wyoming rolls to 83-65 win over Utah State (Feb 07, 2018)

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Hayden Dalton scored 27 points and grabbed six rebounds and Wyoming rolled to an 83-65 win over Utah State on Wednesday night.

No. 14 Ohio State takes down No. 3 Purdue 64-63

Keita Bates-Diop’s put back seals the upset win for Ohio State.

Filmore hits 7-pointers in SE Louisiana’s 86-68 victory (Feb 07, 2018)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Joshua Filmore made seven 3-pointers for his 21 points and Southeastern Louisiana defeated Incarnate Word 86-68 on Wednesday night.

Clemons with 33 points, Campbell edges Gardner-Webb 78-70 (Feb 07, 2018)

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) Chris Clemons scored 33 points with six rebounds and four assists and Campbell edged Gardner-Webb 78-70 on Wednesday night, snapping a three-game slide.

Lonnie Walker IV caps Miami’s late run in win over Wake Forest

Lonnie Walker IV scored 19 points to lead No. 25 Miami to an 87-81 victory over Wake Forest on Wednesday night.

Loyola-Maryland holds off American 72-69 (Feb 07, 2018)

BALTIMORE (AP) Isaiah Hart and Brent Holcombe scored 17 points each and Loyola-Maryland defeated American 72-69 on Wednesday night.

Navy Midshipmen hang a near-record rout on Holy Cross, 69-34 (Feb 07, 2018)

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) Cam Davis and George Kiernan combined to score 32 points and Navy held Patriot League rival Holy Cross to the second fewest point total allowed in program history, posting a 69-34 victory on Wednesday night.

Adams scores 19 and UConn holds off South Florida 68-65 (Feb 07, 2018)

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Jalen Adams scored 19 points and UConn snapped a three game losing skid by holding off South Florida 68-65.

St. John’s tops Nova, first win over No. 1 team since ’85 (Feb 07, 2018)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) St. John’s took down another of the nation’s elite, and stunned No. 1 Villanova 79-75 on Wednesday night for its second win over a top-five team this week – and first over the top-ranked team in 33 years.

Adams hits record 10 3s in St. Bonaventure win (Feb 07, 2018)

SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) Jaylen Adams set career highs with 44 points and a school-record 10 3-pointers and St. Bonaventure beat Saint Louis 79-56 on Wednesday night to with its fifth straight.

Providence finishes on 9-0 run to beat Georgetown 73-69 (Feb 07, 2018)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Kyron Cartwright and Jalen Lindsey sank four free throws in the final seconds to give Providence a 73-69 victory over Georgetown in Big East Conference action on Tuesday night.

Robertson, Porter help Missouri beat Ole Miss 75-69

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin is the first one to acknowledge his Tigers are still a work in progress. But he is also the first one to point out that he likes what he sees.

Reaves, Shamet lead No. 22 Wichita State past Memphis 85-65

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Wichita State’s lead had dwindled to five points when coach Gregg Marshall called a timeout to settle his squad and get key players back on the floor.

No. 4 Michigan State survives Iowa 96-93 (Feb 06, 2018)

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Miles Bridges had 25 points and a crucial steal with five seconds left and fourth-ranked Michigan State rallied past lowly Iowa 96-93 on Tuesday night for its seventh straight win.

No. 4 Michigan State survives Iowa 96-93

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Once the calendar hits February, avoiding a bad loss can often be as important as earning a big win.

Graham leads No. 10 Kansas to close home win over TCU (Feb 06, 2018)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Devonte’ Graham scored 24 points, Udoka Azubuike added 16 and No. 10 Kansas beat TCU 71-64 on Tuesday night.

Graham leads No. 10 Kansas to close home win over TCU

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Kansas had another game come down to the wire in Allen Fieldhouse and TCU couldn’t close out a winnable one late.

Ed Cooley breaks down Providence’s ‘really good team win’ over Georgetown

Ed Cooley talks about the toughness displayed by his team in a close victory over Georgetown.

Providence powers past Georgetown 73-69

Providence goes on a 9-0 run to seal their 73-69 victory over Georgetown.

No. 25 Miami looks to keep momentum vs. Wake Forest (Feb 06, 2018)

Back in the Top 25 after a two-week absence, No. 25 Miami will be looking to continue to build on its momentum with two games against a pair of unranked foes before hosting No. 2 Virginia in a key Atlantic Coast Conference matchup next week.

Florida State hoping for signature win vs. No. 2 Virginia (Feb 06, 2018)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Before Atlantic Coast Conference play started, Florida State was 11-1, ranked in the Top 25 and seemed like a lock for an NCAA Tournament bid this year.

No. 15 Tennessee tops No. 24 Kentucky 61-59 for 6th straight win

Lamonte Turner pours in 16 points coming off the bench as Tennessee beats Kentucky 61-59

Dartis scores career-high 38 as Ohio thumps Akron 99-75 (Feb 06, 2018)

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jordan Dartis scored 26 of his career-high 38 points in the first half as Ohio sprinted to an early lead and coasted to a 99-75 win over Akron to halt a four-game skid in Mid-American Conference action on Tuesday night.

Bluiett helps No. 5 Xavier get past Butler 98-93 in OT (Feb 06, 2018)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored 17 of his 26 points in the final 14 1/2 minutes of regulation and overtime Tuesday night to help No. 5 Xavier rally to beat Butler 98-93.

Jackson, Minnie help Eastern Michigan beat Kent State 71-67 (Feb 06, 2018)

KENT, Ohio (AP) Paul Jackson had 17 points and eight assists, Elijah Minnie added 15 points, three blocks and three steals and Eastern Michigan beat Kent State 71-67 on Tuesday night.

Penn tops Princeton 82-65 in 1st road trip in 59 days (Feb 06, 2018)

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) Darnell Foreman scored a career-high 21, AJ Brodeur had all 17 of his points in the second half and Pennsylvania beat archrival Princeton 82-65 on Tuesday night in the 239th meeting.

APNewsBreak: WNBA’s New York Liberty no longer for sale

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Liberty are remaining under the control of New York Knicks owner James Dolan and Madison Square Garden for now.

Mississippi Valley State beats Alabama A&M 77-67 (Feb 06, 2018)

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) Jordan Evans had 23 points on Monday night and Mississippi Valley State overcame a 13-point, first-half deficit to beat Alabama A&M 77-67.

Southern holds on for 67-62 win over Jackson State (Feb 05, 2018)

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Jared Sam had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Eddie Reese made a pair of free throws with 10.7 seconds left and Southern held on 67-62 over Jackson State on Monday night.

Thomas, Smith help Grambling State beat Alcorn State 81-72

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Shirmane Thomas hit three 3-pointers and finished with 21 points and Ivy Smith Jr. had 20 points, nine rebounds and six assists to help Grambling State beat Alcorn State 81-72 on Monday night.

West Virginia survives Young’s 32 points to beat Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Finally, West Virginia looked like a Bob Huggins-coached team.

Alvin Gentry talks tough loss to Jazz

Hear from head coach Alvin Gentry after Monday night’s New Orlean Pelicans loss against the Utah Jazz.

UCLA holds off USC to move into tie for first in Pac-12

LOS ANGELES (AP) When things got hectic for UCLA on the road, the Bruins turned to UCLA senior point guard Jordin Canada.

No. 12 Oklahoma, No. 15 West Virginia meet again

NORMAN, Okla. — When Oklahoma and West Virginia last met, the two teams were riding high, with the Big 12 lead on the line Jan. 6 in Morgantown, W.Va.

Evans leads No. 25 Arizona State over Washington St. 88-78 (Feb 04, 2018)

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Shannon Evans II scored 23 points and Romello White added 21 as No. 25 Arizona State beat Washington State 88-78 on Sunday.

McWilliams has 19, No. 16 Oregon State women drop Cal 68-48 (Feb 04, 2018)

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Katie McWilliams scored 14 of her season-high 19 in the first quarter and No. 16 Oregon State rolled to a 68-48 win over No. 25 California on Sunday.

Braun sparks Grand Canyon’s 89-55 rout of Chicago State (Feb 03, 2018)

PHOENIX (AP) Joshua Braun scored 14 points to help spark Grand Canyon’s wire-to-wire, 89-55 rout of Chicago State in a Western Athletic Conference contest Saturday night.

Jensen, Goodwin help No. 23 Oklahoma St. women beat Kansas (Feb 03, 2018)

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Loryn Goodwin had 25 points, nine rebounds and six assists and Kaylee Jensen scored 23 points with nine boards to help No. 23 Oklahoma State beat Kansas 92-63 on Saturday night.

Landale leads No. 13 Saint Mary’s to 65-62 win vs USD (Feb 03, 2018)

SAN DIEGO (AP) Jock Landale had 34 points and tied his season high with 18 rebounds – he had a double-double by halftime – and the No. 13 Saint Mary’s Gaels held off San Diego 65-62 on Saturday night to extend their school-record winning streak to 18.

No. 5 Michigan St. beats Indiana 63-60 for 6th straight win

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Indiana thought a lineup change might help it stand up to Michigan State’s length on Saturday.

Brown, Heron lead No. 11 Auburn past Vanderbilt, 93-81 (Feb 03, 2018)

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Bryce Brown scored 25 points and Mustapha Heron had 23 to lead hot-shooting No. 11 Auburn to a 93-81 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday night.

Pippen, Fletcher carry SIU past Valparaiso 65-59 (Feb 03, 2018)

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Kavion Pippen scored 21 points and Armon Fletcher’s go-ahead 3-pointer from the left baseline helped propel Southern Illinois to a 65-59 win over Valparaiso on Saturday night.

Saint Louis beats Fordham 73-50 (Feb 03, 2018)

ST. LOUIS (AP) Javon Bess had 17 points and 11 rebounds and made all six of his free throws Saturday night to help Saint Louis beat Fordham 73-50.

Riller, Brantley lift Charleston past Hofstra 86-85

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Grant Riller scored 24 points, Jarrell Brantley poured in 23 more, including the winning layup, and Charleston edged Hofstra 86-85 on Saturday night to take sole possession of first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.

Late flurry of 3s lifts Jackson State over Alcorn St. 60-57 (Feb 03, 2018)

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Jeremiah Jefferson hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 and Chace Franklin sank a 3 with 16 seconds remaining to send Jackson State to a 60-57 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday.

Beard’s 2 late 3s lift FIU, stun Louisiana Tech, 71-68 (Feb 03, 2018)

MIAMI (AP) Brian Beard Jr. hit two 3-pointers in the final three seconds to give Florida International a come-from-behind 71-68 win over Louisiana Tech in a wild finish to a Conference USA battle on Saturday night.

Dunne, Lynch help Hartford hold on, 73-64 at Stony Brook (Feb 03, 2018)

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) Jason Dunne scored 20 points, J.R. Lynch 19, including five of six free throws in the final minute and Hartford held off a surging Stony Brook 73-64 Saturday night, winning a third straight.

Harris scores 28 to help Sam Houston St. beat ACU 84-77 (Feb 03, 2018)

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) Marcus Harris scored a career-high 28 points to lead Sam Houston State to an 84-77 win over Abilene Christian on Saturday night.

Old Dominion tops UAB 65-60 behind Haynes’ 16 points (Feb 03, 2018)

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Randy Haynes scored 16 points with four 3-pointers, B.J. Stith, Ahmad Caver and Xavier Green added 11 points apiece, and Old Dominion held off UAB 65-60 on Saturday night.

Johnson, King help Middle Tennessee beat Charlotte 78-73 (Feb 03, 2018)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Antwain Johnson had 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting and Nick King had his seventh double-double of the season to help Middle Tennessee hold off Charlotte for a 78-73 win on Saturday night.

Catching up with the newes Pelican, Nikola Mirotic

Nikola Mirotic sits down with our Jen Hale as he gets ready for his first start with New Orleans vs. Minnesota.

Cremo scores 31 points, Albany beats New Hampshire 83-74 (Feb 03, 2018)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Joe Cremo scored a career-high 31 points and Albany pulled away late in the second half to beat New Hampshire 83-74 on Saturday night.

Smart scores 28, North Texas rallies for 74-70 win over Rice (Feb 03, 2018)

DENTON, Texas (AP) Roosevelt Smart had 28 points and DJ Draper scored 10 of his 12 points in the final five minutes to help North Texas rally for a 74-70 win over Rice on Saturday.

Lofton leads New Mexico St. over UT Rio Grande Valley 90-67 (Feb 03, 2018)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Zach Lofton matched career highs with four steals and seven 3-pointers, and finished with a season-best 34 points to lead New Mexico State in a 90-67 rout of UT Rio Grande Valley on Saturday for its ninth straight win.

Logwood sparks New Mexico late in 71-68 victory (Feb 03, 2018)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Sam Logwood scored the Lobos’ final six points and New Mexico denied San Jose State its first Mountain West Conference win this season, beating the Spartans 71-68 on Saturday.

Polanco helps SE Louisiana hold off Central Arkansas 89-84 (Feb 03, 2018)

HAMMOND, La. (AP) Eddy Polanco scored seven of his 19 points in the final minute to help Southeastern Louisiana fight off Central Arkansas’ comeback bid for an 89-84 win on Saturday night.

Kinney leads with 17, Appalachian St. upends Texas St. 59-56 (Feb 03, 2018)

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Griffin Kinney scored 17 points with seven rebounds and Appalachian State upended Texas State 59-56 on Saturday night.

Austin Peay pulls away for 96-81 win over SE Missouri State (Feb 03, 2018)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Averyl Ugba tossed in 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Terry Taylor posted a double-double and Austin Peay cruised to a 96-81 victory over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday.

Akoh leads Montana to 11th straight, 72-67 over North Dakota (Feb 03, 2018)

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Jamar Akoh scored 23 points on 10-of-12 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds on Saturday to lead Montana to its 11th-straight victory, and school-record seventh-straight on the road, 72-67 over North Dakota.

Cole scores 24 points, Howard beats Florida A&M 83-80 in OT (Feb 03, 2018)

WASHINGTON (AP) RJ Cole scored 24 points with five rebounds and eight assists and Howard beat Florida A&M 83-80 in overtime on Saturday.

Thomas misses triple-double by an assist in Asheville’s win (Feb 03, 2018)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Ahmad Thomas scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half when UNC Asheville pulled away for a 75-61 victory over Presbyterian on Saturday and took sole possession of first place in the Big South.

Mosley, Phillips help James Madison rally past Towson 79-73 (Feb 03, 2018)

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Stuckey Mosley poured in 35 points, two off his career high, and DeVelle Phillips added 17 and James Madison clawed from 11 points down to defeat Towson 79-73 on Saturday.

Florida State holds off Louisville 80-76 (Feb 03, 2018)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Phil Cofer scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half, Terance Mann added 11 and made a key block leading to M.J. Walker’s clinching dunk with 1 second remaining, and Florida State held off Louisville 80-76 on Saturday.

Vermont spoils UMBC’s debut of new arena 81-53 (Feb 03, 2018)

BALTIMORE (AP) Drew Urquhart scored 18 points, Payton Henson and Trae Bell-Haynes added 16 each as hot-shooting Vermont beat UMBC 81-53 in the debut of the Retrievers’ new Event Center on Saturday.

Smothering defense leads No. 2 Virginia past Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) De’Andre Hunter scored 15 points, Kyle Guy added 14 and second-ranked Virginia smothered struggling Syracuse 59-44 on Saturday.

Grady leads Davidson past George Washington 87-58 (Feb 03, 2018)

WASHINGTON (AP) Kellan Grady scored 23 points on 10 of 16 shooting, leading four into double-figure scoring and Davidson walloped George Washington 87-58 on Saturday, winning seven of its last nine.

Florida can’t hold onto lead, falls to Alabama for 3rd straight SEC loss

Collin Sexton scored 17 points, Donta Hall notched his fourth double-double of the season, and Alabama rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat No. 23 Florida.

Jackson spurs UT San Antonio to upset win over W Kentucky

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Freshman Jhivvan Jackson came off the bench to hit four 3-pointers and score 22, Keaton Wallace added 11 points, eight rebounds and four assists and UT San Antonio shocked Western Kentucky 74-63 on Saturday.

Woods scores 29, Portland State tops Eastern Washington (Feb 03, 2018)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Holland Woods scored a career-high 29 points on a school record 10-for-10 shooting and Portland State lead from wire-to-wire for a 94-81 win over Eastern Washington on Saturday.

Bethune-Cookman thumps Coppin St. 80-60 with 14 3s (Feb 03, 2018)

DAYTONA, Fla. (AP) Shawntrez Davis scored 22 points with 14 rebounds and Soufiyane Diakite added a double-double and Bethune-Cookman beat Coppin State 80-60 on Saturday.

Gophers drop overtime heartbreaker to Wolverines

Michigan made a tiebreaking three-point play with 3.8 seconds left to hold on and beat Minnesota 76-73 in overtime

N. Kentucky controls Cleveland St. with 11 3’s in 78-61 win (Feb 03, 2018)

CLEVELAND (AP) Lavone Holland II scored 21 points and Drew McDonald scored 19 and Northern Kentucky beat Cleveland State convincingly 78-61 on Saturday.

Army beats American 82-70 behind Wilson’s 14 points (Feb 03, 2018)

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) Matthew Wilson scored 14 points and led five players in double-figure scoring and Army beat American University 82-70 on Saturday, snapping a three-game slide.

Chicago State sets D-I women’s record with 59th loss in row

CHICAGO (AP) Chicago State set a Division I women’s record with its 59th consecutive loss, falling 59-43 to Grand Canyon on Saturday.

No. 17 Ohio State faces Illinois next in title bid (Feb 03, 2018)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The final month of the regular season is here and Ohio State surprisingly finds itself in position to make a run at a Big Ten championship.

No. 10 Texas Tech wins 83-71 at TCU for share of Big 12 lead (Feb 03, 2018)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Jarrett Culver scored 20 points with four 3-pointers, and No. 10 Texas Tech beat TCU 83-71 on Saturday for its fourth straight victory and a share of the Big 12 Conference lead.

Bennett with 23 points, Lehigh edges Boston U 80-75 (Feb 03, 2018)

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) Caleb Bennett scored 23 points and grabbed five rebounds and Lehigh edged Boston University 80-75 on Saturday.

Grimes has 20 points, 12 boards as Fresno St. runs past Wyo. (Feb 03, 2018)

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Nate Grimes had a career-high 20 points to go with 12 rebounds as Fresno State thundered past Wyoming 80-62 on Saturday afternoon.

Butler downs DePaul 80-57

Led by Kelan Martin’s 26 points, the Butler Bulldogs cruised past the DePaul Blue Demons 80-57 on Saturday.

Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski reveals to Alex Rodriguez what it takes to be a Blue Devil

Alex Rodriguez sits down with Duke’s legendary head basketball Mike Krzyzewski to discuss what it takes to be a Blue Devil.

Alex Rodriguez sits down with Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski to discuss what it takes to be a Blue Devil

Alex Rodriguez sits down with Duke’s legendary head basketball Mike Krzyzewski to discuss what it takes to be a Blue Devil.

Michigan State gymnastics team tries to move on from Nassar

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) The gymnasts danced like no one was watching , a joyous circle of pink-clad young women celebrating a meet with their teammates.

Creating co-ed team saved season for tiny West Texas school

WELCH, Texas (AP) Murissa Horton set her feet, steeled herself and was knocked to the court taking a charge from a barrel-chested teenage boy who outweighed her by more than 100 pounds.

Colorado holds Utah to season-low points in 67-55 victory

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) McKinley Wright scored 21 points, Lucas Siewert had 13 and Colorado held Utah to a season-low point total in beating the Utes 67-55 on Friday night.

Losing streak will end for No. 19 North Carolina or Pitt (Feb 02, 2018)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — No. 19 North Carolina has experienced troubling issues recently, but its three-game losing streak looks mild compared with what Pittsburgh is going through.

Adlesh, Columbia hand Harvard first Ivy loss of season 83-76 (Feb 02, 2018)

NEW YORK (AP) Quinton Adlesh scored 17 of his 20 points in the second half when Columbia charged back to hand Harvard its first Ivy League loss, 83-76, Friday night.

Morgan, Davis help Cornell slip past Dartmouth, 86-85 (Feb 02, 2018)

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) Matt Morgan scored 17 of his 28 points in the final 8 1/2 minutes and Joel Davis hit two free throws with 25 seconds left to help Cornell beat Dartmouth 86-85 on Friday night.

Griffin hits 4 3s, scores 20 as Saint Peter’s beats Niagara

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Nick Griffin scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half and Sam Idowu had 12 points to help Saint Peter’s beat Niagara 58-52 on Friday night to snap a six-game skid.

Back on track, No. 20 Clemson visits Wake Forest (Feb 02, 2018)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Clemson seems to have found its footing again after a rough patch and now the No. 20 Tigers try to prevent Wake Forest from gaining much traction.

Coach Dutcher previews Air Force, says Aztecs need to develop a “defensive identity”

Coach Dutcher previews the Air Force matchup, and also says the Aztecs need to improve defensively.

At the movies: Trae Young studies film, and Oklahoma’s a hit

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) All those film sessions with the coach are paying off for super freshman Trae Young.

Nebraska women reaching high after hitting bottom in 2016-17

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) As measured by wins, the Nebraska women’s basketball team had its worst season in program history in 2016-17. The Cornhuskers were emerging from the resignation of their most successful head coach, the team was divided, and there were questions whether new coach Amy Williams had the chops for the Big Ten.

Nebraska women’s hoops rebound with 2nd-year coach Williams

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) As measured by wins, the Nebraska women’s basketball team had its worst season in program history in 2016-17. The Cornhuskers were emerging from the resignation of their most successful coach, the team was divided, and there were questions whether new coach Amy Williams had the chops for the Big Ten.

Alex Abrines on fighting back, losing in final seconds to Denver

Alex Abrines shares his thoughts on the tough loss in the final seconds for the Oklahoma City Thunder against Denver on Thursday night.

Stanford ends losing skid with 80-71 win over Oregon State

Stanford avoids losing their 4th straight game, beating Oregon State 80-71

Williams leads No. 14 Gonzaga over San Diego 69-59 (Feb 01, 2018)

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Johnathan Williams scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as No. 14 Gonzaga edged stubborn San Diego 69-59 on Thursday night in a defensive battle.

Williams leads No. 14 Gonzaga over San Diego 69-59 (Feb 01, 2018)

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Gonzaga is one of the nation’s elite offensive teams. On Thursday night, the Zags showed they can also grind out a defensive win.

Oregon defeats Cal 66-53 for Bears’ 9th straight loss (Feb 01, 2018)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) MiKyle McIntosh had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Oregon beat California, 66-53, sending the Bears to their ninth straight defeat to match the second-longest losing streak in school history.

Idaho State holds off Northern Arizona 63-61 (Feb 01, 2018)

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Gary Chivichyan scored 18 points with four 3-pointers, Brandon Boyd added 13 points with four assists, and Idaho State held off a late Northern Arizona surge to win 63-61 on Thursday night.

Hagedorn leads South Dakota past Western Illinois 80-54 (Feb 01, 2018)

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Tyler Hagedorn scored 19 points and pulled down nine rebounds, Matt Mooney added 12 points and eight boards and South Dakota cruised to an 80-54 win at Western Illinois on Thursday night.

With 16-0 run, Purdue women stun No. 13 Michigan 81-79 in OT (Feb 01, 2018)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Dominique Oden scored 26 points, including the last four in regulation, and Karissa McLaughlin added 21, including back-to-back 3-pointers in overtime, and Purdue shocked No. 13 Michigan 81-79 on Thursday night.

Jackson scores 23, UT San Antonio downs Marshall 81-77 (Feb 01, 2018)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Jhivvan Jackson scored 23 points, Nick Allen added 13 with nine rebounds, and UT San Antonio scored six unanswered points in the final 1:51 to beat Marshall 81-77 on Wednesday night.

Mack, Calhoun help Tennessee Tech edge SIU-Edwardsville (Feb 01, 2018)

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) Kajon Mack tossed in 18 points, Shaq Calhoun had 16 points and 11 rebounds for his first double-double of the season and Tennessee Tech held on for a 68-67 victory over SIU-Edwardsville despite missing its last eight shots from the floor on Thursday night.

Northern Kentucky holds off Youngstown State 95-85 (Feb 01, 2018)

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Drew McDonald scored 26 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as Northern Kentucky parlayed a big second half into a 95-85 defeat of upset-minded Youngstown State Thursday night.

Amius gives Western Carolina a sweep of Chattanooga, 70-68 (Feb 01, 2018)

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) Mike Amius hit two free throws with 16 seconds left to give Western Carolina a 70-68 win over Chattanooga in a Southern Conference battle Thursday night.

Radford beats Gardner-Webb 70-66, still tied atop Big South (Feb 01, 2018)

RADFORD, Va. (AP) Ed Polite Jr. scored 22 points to lead Radford to a 70-66 victory over Gardner-Webb on Thursday night.

Chicago State drops 58th straight to tie Division I record

CHICAGO (AP) Chicago State dropped its 58th straight game to tie the longest Division I women’s losing streak, falling 63-36 to Cal State Bakersfield on Thursday night.

Pierce leads hot-shooting William & Mary past Elon 99-92 (Feb 01, 2018)

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Justin Pierce scored five of his 30 points in the final 90 seconds as William & Mary, after losing a big, second-half lead, held off Elon 99-92 Thursday night to retain a hold on first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.

James leads Liberty to 77-61 win as Flames sweep Winthrop (Feb 01, 2018)

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Scottie James had 21 points and Caleb Homesley added 16 as Liberty rolled over Winthrop 77-61 on Thursday night to sweep the Eagles for the season.

Brunson leads No. 1 Villanova to rout of Creighton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Mikal Bridges scored 21 points and Jalen Brunson had 19 to lead No. 1 Villanova to its eighth straight win, 98-78 over Creighton on Thursday night.

St. Francis (Bkn) staves off upset-minded Bryant, 73-69 (Feb 01, 2018)

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) Glenn Sanabria scored 21 points and converted 3 of 4 from the free throw line in the final 22 seconds as St. Francis-Brooklyn came from three-points down in the final two minutes to stave off upset-minded Bryant, 73-69 in a Northeastern Conference battle Thursday night.

Chealey, Riller help Charleston down Northeastern 69-64 (Feb 01, 2018)

BOSTON (AP) Joe Chealey scored 23 points, including a pair of free throws with two seconds left to put the game out of reach and Charleston defeated Northeastern 69-64 Thursday night in a battle for first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.

UNC Asheville shares Big South lead, beats Campbell 64-57 (Feb 01, 2018)

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) MaCio Teague hit seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 36 points to help UNC Asheville pick up a win at Campbell, 64-57 on Thursday night to maintain a share of the Big South Conference lead with Radford.

Louisiana Tech wins fourth straight, beats FAU 67-62 (Feb 01, 2018)

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Derric Jean had 16 points and Amorie Archibald scored nine of his 15 in the last four minutes to help Louisiana Tech pull away and beat Florida Atlantic 67-62 on Thursday night.

Bradford has career-high 31 in ETSU’s 96-76 victory (Feb 01, 2018)

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) Desonta Bradford had career highs of 31 points and five 3-pointers and East Tennessee State remained unbeaten in the Southern Conference with a 96-76 victory over Samford on Thursday night.

Charles, Christinaki lift No. 11 Terp women past Rutgers (Feb 01, 2018)

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Kaila Charles and Eleanna Christinaki combined for 42 points on 17-of-26 shooting and No. 11 Maryland rolled to an 88-60 win over Rutgers on Thursday night.

Mayes sparks Wolfpack to upset of Florida State (Feb 01, 2018)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Akela Maize scored eight of her 18 points in the final five minutes as North Carolina State beat No. 10 Florida State 65-56 on Thursday night.

Heat hope to rediscover offense in Philadelphia

After a disappointing loss to the Cavaliers, the Miami Heat pay a visit to the upstart Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.

Victoria Chun becomes first female athletic director at Yale

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Colgate Athletic Director Victoria Chun has been named as athletic director Yale, the first woman to be appointed to the position at the university.

Streaking Spartans face struggling Hoosiers on Saturday

A look at the upcoming week around the Big Ten Conference:

K-State faces showdown with No. 15 West Virginia

A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12:

Wyoming plays another OT game, tops Colorado State 91-86 (Jan 31, 2018)

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Hayden Dalton scored 26 points, Justin James had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Wyoming beat Colorado State 91-86 in double overtime Wednesday night.

Evans scores at buzzer, No. 10 Texas Tech beats Texas in OT (Jan 31, 2018)

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Keenan Evans calmly dribbled the ball past midcourt with the final seconds ticking off the clock in overtime. The Texas Tech guard then made a couple of moves to create separation from a defender and hit the winning shot.

Texas Tech’s Keenan Evans knocks down a buzzer beater to beat Texas in OT

Keenan Evans pulls up and drills the game winner as Texas Tech tops Texas in Overtime.

Alexander-Walker’s 18 points helps Hokies beat Eagles in OT (Jan 31, 2018)

BOSTON (AP) Virginia Tech got another chance when Boston College’s potential game-winner rimmed out at the end of regulation and the Hokies didn’t let a lead slip away the second time.

Utah State downs New Mexico 89-80 on McEwen’s career night (Jan 31, 2018)

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Koby McEwen set career highs with 31 points and 13 rebounds, Sam Merrill added 18 points, and Utah State held off New Mexico 89-80 on Wednesday night to win its third straight.

No. 3 Purdue gets past Maryland for 18th consecutive win (Jan 31, 2018)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Isaac Haas had 20 points and nine rebounds, Carsen Edwards scored 17 points and No. 3 Purdue pulled away from Maryland 75-67 on Wednesday night to extend the nation’s longest active winning streak to 18.

Friday with 24 points, Abilene Christian edges Lamar 74-69 (Jan 31, 2018)

ABILENE, Texas (AP) Jalone Friday scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Abilene Christian edged Lamar 74-69 on Wednesday night.

No. 3 Purdue improves to 11-0 in Big Ten play with 75-67 win over Maryland

Purdue’s 75-67 win over Maryland was their 18th straight, improving to 11-0 in Big Ten play.

Anderson, Navy use big 2nd half to pummel American, 61-44 (Jan 31, 2018)

WASHINGTON (AP) Shawn Anderson scored 20 points and Navy poured it on in the second half to earn their second straight victory with a 61-44 Patriot League win at American on Wednesday night.

Charles scores 31, Stephen F. Austin cruises 102-82 (Jan 31, 2018)

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) Ty Charles poured in a career-high 31 points, going 7 of 11 from behind the 3-point arc, led four players into double-figure scoring and Stephen F. Austin raced past Houston Baptist 102-82 Wednesday night, breaking the century mark for the third time this season.

Bracey leads in OT as Hampton beats Coppin State 70-59 (Jan 31, 2018)

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) Lysander Bracey scored 11 of his 22 points in the extra period as Hampton beat Coppin State in overtime 70-59 on Wednesday night.

Duquesne gets 1st win at George Washington since 2010, 75-73 (Jan 31, 2018)

WASHINGTON (AP) Eric Williams Jr. hit the second of two free throws with 11 seconds left to allow Duquesne to hold off George Washington, 75-73 to earn just their second win in five Atlantic 10 Conference road games Wednesday night.

Okogie’s 20 pts helps lead Georgia Tech past Syracuse 55-51 (Jan 31, 2018)

ATLANTA (AP) Josh Okogie scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half, and fellow guard Tadric Jackson added 15 points Wednesday and Georgia Tech snapped a four-game losing streak with a 55-51 win over Syracuse.

Atkins leads No. 8 Texas over Kansas 55-41 (Jan 31, 2018)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Ariel Atkins had 16 points, Brooke McCarty added 13 and No. 8 Texas pulled away late in a 55-41 victory over Kansas on Wednesday night.

Lyles, Lamar help UMBC to 67-63 win at Stony Brook (Jan 31, 2018)

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) Jairus Lyles scored 24 points and Arkel Lamar, who’d made only one free throw in the game, calmly swished two with 1.7 seconds on the clock and Maryland-Baltimore County edged Stony Brook 67-63 on Wednesday night.

Mobley leads St. Bonaventure over George Mason 85-69 (Jan 31, 2018)

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Matt Mobley scored a career-high 35 points with 11 rebounds and St. Bonaventure beat George Mason 85-69 on Wednesday night.

Bell-Haynes nets 21, Vermont wins 11th straight, 68-54 (Jan 31, 2018)

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) Trae Bell-Haynes scored 21 points and Vermont won its 11th straight game, 68-54 over Binghamton on Wednesday night, giving the Catamounts a record 340 American East Conference wins.

Mahoney’s 27 pts leads Boston past Loyola (MD) 64-55 (Jan 31, 2018)

BOSTON (AP) Max Mahoney scored 27 points on 12-of-14 shooting with seven rebounds and Boston University beat Loyola (MD) 64-55 on Wednesday night.

Lafayette beats Colgate 93-83 behind Petrie’s 23 points (Jan 31, 2018)

EASTON, Pa. (AP) Alex Petrie scored 23 points with four 3-pointers, Matt Klinewski had 20 points and eight rebounds, and Lafayette beat Colgate 93-83 on Wednesday night.

Carrington scores 23, Seaton Hall beats Providence 73-57 (Jan 31, 2018)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Khadeen Carrington scored 23 points and hit consecutive 3-pointers early in a 19-0 first-half run in leading Seton Hall to a 73-57 victory over Providence on Wednesday night.

Seton Hall shuts down Providence 73-57

Angel Delgado’s double-double helps Seton Hall defeat Providence 73-57

Miami hands Pitt 10th straight loss, 69-57 (Jan 31, 2018)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Lonnie Walker IV scored 16 points Wednesday, and Miami regrouped after blowing a 13-point second-half lead to hand the Pittsburgh Panthers their school record-tying 10th consecutive loss, 69-57.

No. 21 Kentucky beats Vanderbilt 83-81 in overtime (Jan 30, 2018)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) After No. 21 Kentucky rallied to force overtime against Vanderbilt, guard Quade Green wasn’t surprised he was able to split through two defenders to make the winning basket.

Bohannon, Cook lead Iowa past Minnesota 94-80 (Jan 30, 2018)

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Don’t look now, but the Hawkeyes are inching toward respectability in the Big Ten – at least at home.

No. 20 Clemson ends skid vs UNC, tops No. 19 Tar Heels

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Marcquise Reed had 20 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer after No. 20 Clemson blew a 16-point lead, and the Tigers ended a 10-game losing streak to North Carolina with an 82-78 victory over the 19th-ranked Tar Heels.

No. 20 Clemson ends skid vs UNC, tops No. 19 Tar Heels

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Marcquise Reed had 20 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer after No. 20 Clemson blew a 16-point lead, and the Tigers ended a 10-game losing streak to North Carolina with an 82-78 victory over the 19th-ranked Tar Heels.

Freshman Starks leads Texas A&M past Arkansas 80-66 (Jan 30, 2018)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Freshman guard T.J. Starks scored 16 points and Texas A&M used a strong second half to defeat Arkansas 80-66 on Tuesday night in Reed Arena.

Freshman Starks leads Texas A&M past Arkansas 80-66 (Jan 30, 2018)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Texas A&M might have found its point guard of the future – and its point guard of the present for a program desperately trying to make the NCAA Tournament. Freshman T.J. Starks scored 16 points and A&M used a strong second half to defeat Arkansas 80-66 on Tuesday night in Reed Arena.

New Mexico State’s defense continues to shine in 71-45 win (Jan 30, 2018)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Jemerrio Jones had 14 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks as New Mexico State thrashed NAIA member Northern New Mexico 71-45 on Tuesday night.

Young’s 44 help No. 12 Oklahoma top Baylor 98-96 (Jan 30, 2018)

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Trae Young scored 31 of his 44 points in the second half to help No. 12 Oklahoma hold off Baylor 98-96 on Tuesday night.

Young’s 44 help No. 12 Oklahoma top Baylor 98-96 (Jan 30, 2018)

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Only one thing was going to slow Oklahoma point guard Trae Young’s offensive onslaught Tuesday night.

Brown leads No. 11 Auburn over Mississippi 79-70 (Jan 30, 2018)

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Bryce Brown scored 19 of his 23 points in the second half to lead No. 11 Auburn over Mississippi 79-70 on Tuesday night.

Brown leads No. 11 Auburn over Mississippi 79-70 (Jan 30, 2018)

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Auburn was struggling to put away a mediocre Mississippi team in the second half when Bryce Brown made a crucial 3-pointer to give the Tigers a little separation.

No. 6 Xavier beats St. John’s; Red Storm 0-11 in Big East (Jan 30, 2018)

NEW YORK (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored 14 points to lead No. 6 Xavier over St. John’s 73-68 on Tuesday night.

No. 6 Xavier beats St. John’s; Red Storm 0-11 in Big East (Jan 30, 2018)

NEW YORK (AP) When it was over, Xavier coach Chris Mack breathed a sigh of relief.

Dixon has 20 points, leads UT Rio Grande Valley to 86-50 win (Jan 30, 2018)

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) Nick Dixon scored 20 points and Greg Bowie added 13 as UT Rio Grande Valley thumped NAIA Wayland Baptist 86-50 on Tuesday night.