College basketball

Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie watches play during an NCAA college basketball game against SMU, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Storrs, Conn. The University of Connecticut confirms it is the target of an NCAA investigation into its men's basketball program. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
January 26, 2018 - 11:13 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut is the target of an NCAA investigation into its men's basketball program. University President Susan Herbst said in a statement Friday the school will cooperate in a "thorough and transparent manner reflective of the model athletic and academic...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2012, file photo, then-San Diego State assistant coach Tony Bland talks during an NCAA college basketball practice in Columbus, Ohio. Southern California has fired associate head coach Bland in the wake of his arrest in the college basketball bribery and corruption case. A school spokesman confirmed Bland's firing on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, but offered no other details. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
January 26, 2018 - 10:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has fired associate head coach Tony Bland in the wake of his arrest in the college basketball bribery and corruption case. A school spokesman confirmed Bland's firing on Thursday, but offered no other details. He had been on administrative leave since his...
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Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie calls out to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
January 26, 2018 - 8:04 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut confirms it is the target of an NCAA investigation into its men's basketball program. University President Susan Herbst, in a statement released Friday morning, says the school is committed to "a culture of compliance" and intends to fully...
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January 25, 2018 - 9:35 pm
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Rich Kelly knocked down five three-pointers and Quinnipiac used a strong second half to achieve a season sweep of Marist, 85-77, and climb above .500 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play on Thursday night. The Bobcats now have won back-to-back games for the first...
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January 25, 2018 - 9:24 pm
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Austin Tilghman scored 13 of his 20 points in the second half to lead Monmouth to a 67-56 victory over Siena on Thursday night. Monmouth (6-13, 2-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) snapped a three-game skid while Siena (6-16, 2-7) has lost four of its last five...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2016, file photo, Michigan State University athletics director Mark Hollis, right, and president Lou Anna Simon watch the action during an NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, in East Lansing, Mich. Hollis has built a reputation on the foundation of innovation at Michigan State, putting hockey and basketball games in football stadiums. His legacy, though, may be marred by Larry Nassar. A day after Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon resigned amid an outcry over the school's handling of allegations against the disgraced doctor, Hollis’ future as its athletic director may be tenuous. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File)
January 25, 2018 - 4:54 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Hollis has built a reputation as an innovative athletic director at Michigan State over the past decade. He is now facing open calls for his ouster in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. His legacy may crumble as part of the fallout . A day after Michigan...
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Florida guard KeVaughn Allen's (5) drive to the basket is blocked by South Carolina forward Chris Silva, right, and South Carolina forward Justin Minaya (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. South Carolina won 77-72. (AP Photo/Ron Irby)
January 24, 2018 - 10:53 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — South Carolina has two resume-boosting wins in the last eight days. The latest one might be even bigger than the first, which came against Kentucky . Wesley Myers scored a season-high 22 points, Chris Silva added another double-double and the Gamecocks upset No. 20 Florida...
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January 24, 2018 - 9:59 pm
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Jahad Thomas matched his career high with 30 points and Matt Harris had two critical 3-pointers to lead UMass Lowell to an 82-79 overtime win over Stony Brook on Wednesday night. Harris hit a 3-pointer from the left corner with 24.9 seconds left in regulation to force overtime...
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Rhode Island's E.C. Matthews (0) shoots over Fordham's Joseph Chartouny (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
January 24, 2018 - 9:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Andre Berry scored 20 points on 9-of-12 shooting, Jared Terrell had 17 points and six assists, and No. 24 Rhode Island cruised past Fordham 78-58 on Wednesday night at historic Rose Hill Gym. Stan Robinson added 16 points, seven steals and six rebounds for the newly ranked Rams, who...
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January 24, 2018 - 9:50 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Scott scored 21 points with four 3-pointers for his 14th 20-plus game of the season and Niagara beat Manhattan 72-63 on Wednesday night. It was also Scott's fifth 20-plus output against Manhattan. James Towns made 9 of 12 free throws and scored 13 points for Niagara...
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