College sports

February 27, 2018 - 3:12 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Next month's NIT games will use experimental rules that include an extended 3-point line, a wider free-throw lane and 10-minute quarters instead of 20-minute halves. The NCAA announced the changes Tuesday. The 3-point arc will move to roughly 22 feet, which is used by FIBA for...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2011, file photo, the new Big Ten Conference logo "B1G" is stained into the wood of the newly-renovated Crisler Arena court during NCAA college basketball media day in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Big Ten Tournament begins Wednesday, one week earlier than usual at a rather unusual venue: Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)
February 27, 2018 - 1:40 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — What an odd year in the Big Ten. Michigan State looks Final Four-worthy but faces off-court questions. Wisconsin looks better of late but still faces a losing record. And Nebraska — Nebraska! — is up. It's time to take this Midwest hoops show back on the road again. The Big Ten...
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March 07, 2017 - 8:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors in Los Angeles have decided not to file sexual assault charges against suspended USC football player Osa Masina, who is awaiting trial on similar charges in Utah. The LA County district attorney's office released documents on the decision Tuesday. They say it would be...
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Mark Swartz sits in the living room of his home as he salvages items after it was destroyed by a tornado Tuesday, March 7, 2017, when a severe storm passed through Oak Grove, Mo. Monday night. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 07, 2017 - 7:03 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mark and Jennifer Swartz moved into their first home in November. On Tuesday, only a section of floor was left of their three-bedroom, two-bath house in Oak Grove, Missouri, after a storm system that dropped more than 30 tornadoes across the Midwest tore it apart. "It's all...
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Mark Swartz sits in the living room of his home as he salvages items after it was destroyed by a tornado Tuesday, March 7, 2017, when a severe storm passed through Oak Grove, Mo. Monday night. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 07, 2017 - 6:55 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mark and Jennifer Swartz moved into their first home in November. On Tuesday, only a section of floor was left of their three-bedroom, two-bath house in Oak Grove, Missouri, after a storm system that dropped more than 30 tornadoes across the Midwest tore it apart. "It's all...
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UNC Greensboro's guard Francis Alonso (10) shoots over East Tennessee State's guard Devontavius Payne (1) as East Tennessee State's guard Desonta Bradford (11) awaits the rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the Southern Conference tournament championship in Asheville, N.C., Monday, March 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
March 06, 2017 - 10:53 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — T.J. Cromer looked down at the white basketball net hanging around his neck. "It's my new favorite necklace," the senior guard said with a wide smile. Cromer scored 23 points, and East Tennessee State beat top-seeded UNC Greensboro 79-74 to win the Southern Conference...
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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, center, talks to his team during a timeout during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Central Florid in the American Athletic Conference tournament semifinals at Mohegan Sun Arena, Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 06, 2017 - 1:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn continues its run at No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll while Creighton is ranked for the first time in 25 years. The Huskies (31-0), who have been No. 1 for 14 straight weeks, have 106 consecutive victories. They play in the American Athletic Conference...
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Illinois State's Phil Fayne (10) is unable to score between Wichita State's Markis McDuffie (32) and Darral Willis Jr., right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game Sunday, March 5, 2017, in St. Louis. Wichita State won 71-51. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 06, 2017 - 2:11 am
Imagine waiting a week to hear whether or not you have done enough to earn the biggest of your dreams. That's what Illinois State faces. The Redbirds, a true definition of a bubble team for the NCAA Tournament, lost to No. 21 Wichita State in the championship game of the Missouri Valley Tournament...
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Illinois State's Phil Fayne (10) is unable to score between Wichita State's Markis McDuffie (32) and Darral Willis Jr., right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game Sunday, March 5, 2017, in St. Louis. Wichita State won 71-51. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 06, 2017 - 1:54 am
Imagine waiting a week to hear whether or not you have done enough to earn the biggest of your dreams. That's what Illinois State faces. The Redbirds, a true definition of a bubble team for the NCAA Tournament, lost to No. 21 Wichita State in the championship game of the Missouri Valley Tournament...
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Kansas guard Frank Mason III (0) shoots in front of Oklahoma State guard Brandon Averette (0) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, March 4, 2017. Kansas won 90-85. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
March 05, 2017 - 2:25 pm
The race for the major player of the year awards in college basketball was a split decision in 2016. Oklahoma's Buddy Hield won the Naismith and Wooden awards, while Michigan State's Denzel Valentine was The Associated Press player of the year. This season could see a similar divvying. While there...
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