College basketball

Connecticut guard Christyn Williams (13) tries to get a rebound as she is defended by SMU forward Johnasia Cash (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in University Park, Texas, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
January 05, 2020 - 7:38 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Credit top-ranked UConn with staying on task Sunday and not being distracted by a showcase game later this week. Christyn Williams scored 21 points and Megan Walker added 15 as the Huskies eased past SMU 80-42 to remain undefeated heading into Thursday’s showdown against No. 6 Baylor...
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Michigan State's Cassius Winston reacts after sinking a three-point basket against Michigan during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
January 05, 2020 - 5:40 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston made his last home game against Michigan memorable with a sensational performance his in-state rivals would rather forget. Winston had a career-high 32 points and nine assists, leading No. 14 Michigan State to a 87-69 victory over the 12th-ranked...
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Michigan State's Xavier Tillman, left, and Marcus Bingham Jr., right, reach for a rebound with Western Michigan's Titus Wright, center, as Michigan State's Foster Loyer, top, watches, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State won 95-62. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
January 05, 2020 - 4:24 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston scored a career-high 32 points and Xavier Tillman fell one point short of his career high with 20, leading No. 14 Michigan State to a 87-69 victory over No. 12 Michigan on Sunday. The Spartans (12-3, 4-0 Big Ten) were ahead the entire game, leading by as...
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Michigan State's Xavier Tillman, left, and Marcus Bingham Jr., right, reach for a rebound with Western Michigan's Titus Wright, center, as Michigan State's Foster Loyer, top, watches, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State won 95-62. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
January 05, 2020 - 4:10 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston scored a career-high 32 points and Xavier Tillman fell one point short of his career high with 20, leading No. 14 Michigan State to a 87-69 victory over No. 12 Michigan on Sunday. The Spartans (12-3, 4-0 Big Ten) were ahead the entire game, leading by as...
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Duke guard Cassius Stanley (2) dunks the ball against Miami forward Sam Waardenburg (21) during the first half an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
January 04, 2020 - 10:20 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Vernon Carey Jr. scored 24 points in 25 minutes playing against his hometown team for the first time, and No. 2 Duke shot a season-high 60% to beat the Miami Hurricanes 95-62 Saturday night. It was Miami's most lopsided home loss in Jim Larranaga's nine seasons as coach....
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Auburn center Austin Wiley (50) blocks a shot attempt by Mississippi State guard Tyson Carter (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
January 04, 2020 - 7:47 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — J'Von McCormick scored a career-high 28 points to lead No. 8 Auburn to an 80-68 win over Mississippi State on Saturday in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams. Auburn (13-0, 1-0) placed five players in double figures. Samir Doughty had 15 points, and Isaac...
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Auburn center Austin Wiley (50) blocks a shot attempt by Mississippi State guard Tyson Carter (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
January 04, 2020 - 7:05 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — J'Von McCormickscored a career-high 28 points to lead No. 8 Auburn to an 80-68 win over Mississippi State in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams Saturday. Auburn (13-0, 1-0) remained undefeated, one of two teams along with San Diego State as the nation's only...
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Florida State guard M.J. Walker (23) attempts to shoot past the defense of Louisville forward Dwayne Sutton (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
January 04, 2020 - 6:08 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — M.J. Walker could have spent this weekend preparing for college football’s national championship game. Instead, he helped Florida State’s basketball team make a statement Saturday on the road. Walker, a five-star hoops recruit who turned down football scholarships from...
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Marquette's Markus Howard reacts after making a 3-pointer during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
January 04, 2020 - 4:31 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard scored 29 points and Marquette started the New Year with a 71-60 upset of 10th-ranked Villanova on Saturday. Howard, who entered the day as the nation's top scorer at more than 25 points a game, added eight rebounds before fouling out to lead the Golden Eagles (10-3,...
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Florida State guard M.J. Walker (23) attempts to shoot past the defense of Louisville forward Dwayne Sutton (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
January 04, 2020 - 4:23 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — M.J. Walker scored 23 points for Florida State as the 18th-ranked Seminoles beat No. 7 Louisville 78-65 on Saturday. The Seminoles (13-2, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who were 6 1/2-point underdogs, endured a big game from Louisville's Jordan Nwora to pull the upset. The...
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