College basketball

Duke guard Trevon Duval (1) goes up to dunk against Notre Dame guard Matt Farrell (5) during the second half during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament Thursday, March 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 08, 2018 - 11:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Marvin Bagley III and No. 5 Duke jumped right over Notre Dame into the Atlantic Coast Conference semifinals. The freshman phenom had 33 points and 17 rebounds, Grayson Allen made his first five 3-pointers and Duke rolled to an 88-70 victory in the tournament quarterfinals Thursday...
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Duke guard Grayson Allen (3) passes the ball around Notre Dame guard Rex Pflueger (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament Thursday, March 8, 2018, in New York. Duke won 88-70. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 08, 2018 - 9:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Marvin Bagley III had 33 points and 17 rebounds, Grayson Allen made his first five 3-pointers and No. 5 Duke rolled to an 88-70 victory over Notre Dame in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals Thursday night. Allen finished with 23 points and the second-seeded Blue...
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Villanova guard Mikal Bridges (25) goes to the basket in front of Marquette center Matt Heldt during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Big East men's tournament in New York, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
March 08, 2018 - 9:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Wright became the winningest coach in Villanova history with 414, and the No. 2 Wildcats opened defense of their Big East Tournament championship in a 94-70 win over Marquette on Thursday night. Wright improved to 414-165 since he took the job in 2001 and has led the Wildcats to...
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Xavier forward Naji Marshall (13) reacts during a time out in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against St. John's in the quarterfinals of the Big East conference tournament, Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Xavier won 88-60. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 08, 2018 - 6:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean O'Mara put an exclamation point on Xavier's runaway victory with a two-handed jam in the final seconds and Paul Scruggs cupped a hand to his right ear as the school band played the team off a winner. The Musketeers never let up in the final minutes, crushing 3s and dunking with...
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March 08, 2018 - 6:56 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Men's basketball coach Nate Oats is being rewarded for the University at Buffalo's record-setting season, agreeing to a new five-year contract. The agreement was announced Thursday, shortly after the Bulls improved to 24-8 to set a single-season program record for victories by...
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Boston College's Steffon Mitchell (41) looks toward the basket as Clemson's Marcquise Reed (2) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Thursday, March 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 08, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Clemson scored 90 points, a school record for the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, against Boston College on Thursday to advance to the semifinals for the first time since 2011. Next up for the Tigers will be a very different kind of game against a very different kind of...
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Creighton guard Marcus Foster (0) dunks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Providence in the quarterfinals of the Big East conference tournament, Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 08, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyron Cartwright hit two go-ahead free throws with 1:32 left in overtime and added a crucial basket with 16 seconds to go and fifth-seeded Providence took a big step toward a fifth straight NCAA Tournament berth with a 72-68 win over fourth-seeded Creighton in the quarterfinals of...
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March 08, 2018 - 4:59 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jeremy Harris scored a career-high 27 points, CJ Massinburg added 18 and top-seeded Buffalo held off eighth-seeded Central Michigan's rally in the second half for a 89-74 win in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament on Thursday. Nick Perkins had 16 points and...
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Xavier forward Naji Marshall (13) reacts during a time out in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against St. John's in the quarterfinals of the Big East conference tournament, Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Xavier won 88-60. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 08, 2018 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean O'Mara put an exclamation point on Xavier's runaway victory with a two-handed jam in the final seconds and Paul Scruggs cupped a hand to his right ear as the school band played the team off a winner. The Musketeers never let up in the final minutes, crushing 3s and dunking with...
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March 08, 2018 - 2:14 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jeremy Harris scored a career-high 27 points, CJ Massinburg added 18 and top-seeded Buffalo held off eighth-seeded Central Michigan's rally in the second half for a 89-74 win in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament on Thursday. Nick Perkins had 16 points and...
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