College basketball

This Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, photo provided by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office in Olathe, Kan., shows Adam Purinton, who has been charged with murder and attempted murder in the Wednesday night shooting at a crowded bar in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe. One man was killed and two were injured in the shooting. (Johnson County Sheriff's Office via AP)
February 25, 2017 - 12:26 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Kansas bar that some witnesses said was racially motivated (all times local): 11:25 a.m. A longtime neighbor of a Kansas man accused of shooting three people at a bar says the man was a heavy drinker who deteriorated after his father died...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 file photo, Creighton guard Maurice Watson Jr. (10) dribbles in the lane against Seton Hall during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Omaha, Neb. Police said Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 that Creighton basketball player Maurice Watson Jr. is a suspect in an alleged sexual assault in Omaha. (AP Photo/John Peterson, File)
February 23, 2017 - 4:41 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton basketball player Maurice Watson Jr. is a suspect in an alleged sexual assault in Omaha, police said Thursday. According to an incident report, a 19-year-old woman said Watson had nonconsensual sexual intercourse with her in the bathroom of a midtown residence about 3 a...
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Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino yells during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. North Carolina won 74-63. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 23, 2017 - 2:46 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams apologized to Louisville's Rick Pitino after the Cardinals coach had a heated verbal exchange with a fan as he came off the court for halftime during Wednesday night's game. ESPN video of the incident showed Pitino walking off the court...
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February 22, 2017 - 10:31 pm
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jalen Ross and Jason Dunne scored 22 points apiece and Hartford cashed in on Binghamton's early foul trouble by hitting 32 of 37 free throws to win 76-69 on Wednesday night, ending a two-game skid. J.R. Lynch scored 16 points, Hassan Attia grabbed 10 rebounds, and the...
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FILE - This Dec. 16, 2016 file photo shows Mississippi NCAA college head football coach Hugh freeze speaking during a news conference at the Manning Center in Oxford, Miss. Mississippi's football team will not play in the postseason next year. The Rebels might be facing more penalties, too, now that the NCAA says the program has committed more than 20 rules violations over the past several years. (Bruce Newman/Oxford Eagle via AP)
February 22, 2017 - 6:45 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's football team will not play in the postseason next year. The Rebels might be facing more penalties, too, now that the NCAA says the program has committed more than 20 rules violations over the past several years. Ole Miss officials said Wednesday that the...
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Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino reacts to a call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, Minneapolis. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)
February 21, 2017 - 4:42 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This time a year ago, Richard Pitino was at the center of a storm in Minnesota. The Golden Gophers were a disaster on the court and a distraction off of it, on their way to a two-win Big Ten season in his third year on the job. Now the 34-year-old coach walks around campus at the...
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