College basketball

March 01, 2018 - 12:14 am
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College had one too many sharp-shooting guards for Syracuse's zone defense to contain. Ky Bowman scored 23 points, Jerome Robinson had 22 and the Eagles snapped a three-game losing streak by dealing Syracuse's NCAA tournament hopes a serious blow with an 85-70 victory on...
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February 28, 2018 - 9:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — JoJo Cooper scored 20 points, Romone Saunders had 18 points and 10 rebounds and top-seeded Wagner beat No. 8 seed Central Connecticut 73-61 on Wednesday night in a Northeast Conference quarterfinal. Wagner (22-8) will host a semifinal on Saturday against No. 7 seed Robert Morris (16...
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February 28, 2018 - 9:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Hernandez scored 26 points as No. 4 seed LIU Brooklyn rolled to a 73-50 victory over fifth-seeded St. Francis (Brooklyn) on Wednesday night in a Northeast Conference quarterfinal. LIU Brooklyn (16-16) will host a semifinal matchup Saturday against No. 6 seed Fairleigh Dickinson...
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February 28, 2018 - 9:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yuta Watanabe scored a career-high 31 points and George Washington beat Fordham 72-56 on Wednesday night. Watanabe was 11 of 17 from the field and hit all seven of his free throws for the Colonials (14-16, 7-10 Atlantic 10 Conference). Patrick Steeves added 12 points and Bo...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, Arizona head coach Sean Miller in the first half during an NCAA college basketball game against Utah in Tucson, Ariz. The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting on Thursday, March 1, 2018jan. 27, 2018 file photo to get legal advice and discuss the men’s basketball program at the University of Arizona and the contract of coach Sean Miller.(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
February 28, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting on Thursday to get legal advice and discuss the men's basketball program at the University of Arizona and the contract of coach Sean Miller. The board announced the meeting in an official notice Wednesday afternoon. Miller...
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February 28, 2018 - 4:46 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting on Thursday to get legal advice and discuss the men's basketball program at the University of Arizona and the contract of coach Sean Miller. The board announced the meeting in an official notice Wednesday afternoon. Miller...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Agua Caliente Clippers' J.J. O'Brien (22) looks for an outlet as Erie BayHawks' Andrew White (4) defends during the first quarter of an NBA G-League basketball game at the Erie Insurance Arena in Erie, Pa. The NBA and NFL essentially set up college sports to be a de facto farm system for professional teams and the people who defend college sports want no part of that. LeBron James said the NBA should explore expanding its developmental G League to make it more like major league baseball’s farm systems.(Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP, File)
February 28, 2018 - 4:11 pm
The cracked facade of NCAA hoops appears to be crumbling and while LeBron James, John Calipari and many agree that college basketball should be overhauled, there's no consensus on how to repair the system. A federal investigation has alleged hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks...
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February 28, 2018 - 1:32 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Fourth-ranked Louisville ended up with the Atlantic Coast Conference's player and coach of the year. Junior guard Asia Durr was named the league's top player while Jeff Walz earned top coaching honors Wednesday from the league's head coaches as well as the panel featuring...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018, file photo, Ohio State forward Keita Bates-Diop, left, drives against Penn State forward Deivis Zemgulis during an NCAA college basketball game in Columbus, Ohio. Chris Holtmann’s first season coaching at Ohio State was a hit after the Buckeyes exceeded preseason expectations to finish 15-3 in the league to get the second seed in the Big Ten conference tournament. Bates-Diop, who averages 19.2 points and 8.9 rebounds per game, won league player of the year honors. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)
February 28, 2018 - 12:01 pm
Ohio State's Keita Bates-Diop is The Associated Press player of the year in the Big Ten Conference and the Buckeyes' Chris Holtmann is its coach of the year. The AP announced its Big Ten honors Wednesday, the opening day of the conference tournament in New York. Bates-Diop and Purdue's Carsen...
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Miami's Ja'Quan Newton (0) shoots the game-winning shot as time expires while North Carolina's Joel Berry II (2) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Miami won 91-88. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 28, 2018 - 9:18 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Miami had just seen the last of its 16-point lead vanish with only a few seconds left when Ja'Quan Newton took an inbounds pass and sprinted upcourt. Time for one more shot, he thought. And what a remarkable shot it was. Newton hit a running 3-pointer from a few steps...
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