College basketball

Auburn guard J'Von McCormick (5) shoots the game-winning basket in overtime over an LSU defender during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. auburn won 91-90 in overtime.(AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
February 08, 2020 - 2:39 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — J'Von McCormick hit a floater with 0.1 second left in overtime to lift No. 11 Auburn to a 91-90 win over No. 18 LSU in a dramatic Southeastern Conference showdown Saturday. Auburn (21-2, 8-2 Southeastern Conference) rallied from a 14-point second half deficit and moved into a...
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February 08, 2020 - 2:17 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Bob Knight ended his 20-year split with Indiana on Saturday. The 79-year-old combustible coach was on campus and was expected to be honored at Assembly Hall during halftime of the Hoosiers' game against rival Purdue. School officials were also to salute Knight's 1980 Big...
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Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) dunks against TCU defenders guard Edric Dennis (2), PJ Fuller (4,) Kevin Samuel (21) and Charles O'Bannon Jr. (5) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
February 08, 2020 - 2:09 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Udoka Azubuike had 20 points and 15 rebounds as No. 3 Kansas matched an NCAA record with its 31st consecutive 20-win season, beating TCU 60-46 on Saturday for coach Bill Self's 700th career victory. Azubuike, who had his 10th double-double this season, had five dunks in a...
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Baylor forward Freddie Gillespie (33) rebounds again Kansas State forwards Joe Petrakis (35) and Xavier Sneed, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Manhattan, Kan., Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 08, 2020 - 1:15 pm
Baylor, Kansas, Gonzaga and San Diego State are the top seeds in the NCAA's preliminary rankings. The Bears were the No. 1 overall seed in rankings released Saturday by the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee. The preliminary rankings, based on games through Friday, are designed to be a...
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Oregon's Erin Boley, Satou Sabally, Sabrina Ionescu, Ruthy Hebard and Taylor Chavez, from left, celebrate in the closing seconds of the team's NCAA college basketball game in against Arizona in Eugene, Ore., Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
February 08, 2020 - 11:26 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The opponent was Arizona, so of course Sabrina Ionescu was up to the challenge and earned her NCAA record 24th triple-double. The Oregon senior scored 15 points to go with 11 rebounds and 10 assists to reach double figures in all three categories as No. 3 Oregon overcame a slow...
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Illinois' DeMonte Williams (20) passes the ball under the basket around Maryland defender Donta Scott during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Holly Hart)
February 07, 2020 - 10:28 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Anthony Cowan scored 20 points and ninth-ranked Maryland held on to beat No. 20 Illinois 75-66 on Friday night. The Terrapins (19-4, 9-3 Big Ten) took sole possession of first place in the conference with the win. Illinois (16-7, 8-4) fell into second place. Illinois led by...
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This Nov. 28, 2017 file photo shows former Wake Forest assistant coach Jamill Jones, center, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C. A jury in Queens criminal court found Jones guilty of misdemeanor assault, on Thursday, for the punch that killed 35-year-old Sandor Szabo in August 2018.(AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
February 07, 2020 - 6:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Wake Forest University assistant basketball coach has been convicted of assault for fatally punching a man in New York City. A jury in Queens criminal court found Jamill Jones guilty of misdemeanor assault on Thursday for the punch that killed 35-year-old Sandor Szabo in...
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Purdue center Matt Haarms (32) celebrates during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Iowa in West Lafayette, Ind., Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Purdue defeated Iowa 104-68. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
February 05, 2020 - 10:32 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue got off to a fast start against a ranked opponent and never slowed down. Evan Boudreaux scored a season-high 18 points to lead five Purdue players in double figures in a 104-68 rout of No. 17 Iowa on Wednesday night. The Hawkeyes scored first on Luka Garza's...
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Butler forward Sean McDermott (22) shoots next to Villanova coach Jay Wright during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
February 05, 2020 - 10:31 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler guard Kamar Baldwin ignored the anxious fans, the tie score and the running clock Wednesday night. Instead, he just kept dribbling calmly, confident he would make the right play. So when he caught Collin Gillespie leaning to cut off an expected drive, Baldwin hopped...
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Butler forward Sean McDermott (22) shoots next to Villanova coach Jay Wright during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
February 05, 2020 - 9:37 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kamar Baldwin made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer and scored 17 points, giving No. 19 Butler a 79-76 victory over No. 10 Villanova on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs (18-5, 6-4) snapped a five-game losing streak in the series as Sean McDermott scored 21 points and Bryce Golden added a...
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