College basketball

Duke's Wendell Carter Jr. (34) shoots while Syracuse's Paschal Chukwu (13) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 24, 2018 - 8:34 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Marvin Bagley III had 19 points in his return from a sprained knee, and No. 5 Duke beat Syracuse 60-44 on Saturday night for its fifth straight win. Wendell Carter Jr. added 16 points for the Blue Devils (24-5, 12-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who forced 17 turnovers. The Orange...
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Kansas players celebrate the victory after an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
February 24, 2018 - 7:58 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Devonte Graham barged through a door with a big smile, wearing a hat tilted slightly forward over his eyes that read "14 straight." Kansas finally has its NCAA record. Graham scored 26 points and the eighth-ranked Jayhawks wrapped up their 14th consecutive regular-season...
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February 24, 2018 - 7:31 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Joe Hugley scored 20 points and made a key 3-pointer in overtime to help Central Connecticut beat St. Francis (Brooklyn) 78-75 on Saturday in a Northeast Conference regular season finale. Central Connecticut (14-17, 7-11) clinched the No. 8 seed heading to the conference...
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Wichita State center Shaquille Morris (24) shoots free throws as SMU fans hold up balloons shaped to read "FBI" in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 24, 2018 - 6:53 pm
Arenas were packed, fans were cheering and schools were competing. In most places, it was a typical Saturday of college basketball. There was little visible hangover from the latest developments in the federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. Coaches were taking the same tact they...
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Kansas' Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (10) lays up the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
February 24, 2018 - 6:39 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Devonte Graham scored 26 points and No. 8 Kansas set an NCAA record with its 14th straight regular-season conference championship, clinching at least a tie for the Big 12 title with a 74-72 victory against sixth-ranked Texas Tech on Saturday. Graham hit a tiebreaking jumper...
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February 24, 2018 - 6:34 pm
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 27 points and Hofstra pulled away in the final four minutes to beat Towson 91-86 on Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association regular season finale. Hofstra (19-11, 12-6) has won five of its last six games, and finishes in third place in the...
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Creighton's Marcus Foster walks off the court following an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Foster scored 28 points in Creighton's 89-83 overtime win. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
February 24, 2018 - 6:30 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Creighton season that was beginning to head in the wrong direction righted itself in glorious fashion for at least one afternoon. The Bluejays came into their game against No. 3 Villanova on Saturday having lost three straight in the Big East. Starting forward Ronnie Harrell Jr...
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February 24, 2018 - 6:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — B.J. Johnson scored 23 points, surpassing 1,000 for his two-year career at La Salle, and Tony Washington had a double-double, leading La Salle to a 73-60 win over Fordham on Saturday. Washington had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Explorers (12-18, 6-10 Atlantic 10), who were...
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February 24, 2018 - 6:28 pm
EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Junior Robinson scored 22 points, Chris Wray blocked a career-best six shots and Mount Saint Mary's broke away in the second half to a 73-62 victory on Saturday to defeat Northeast Conference champion Wagner. Mount Saint Mary's (18-13, 12-6), the defending NEC champion,...
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February 24, 2018 - 6:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Nick Perkins scored 21 points, Dontay Caruthers poured in 19 more and Buffalo pierced the century mark for the third time this season in a 108-82 win over Ohio on Saturday. Jeremy Harris added 12 points and 11 assists, Wes Clark had 12 points and 10 rebounds and CJ Massinburg...
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