College sports

Baylor forward Freddie Gillespie (33) reaches for the ball under Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
January 11, 2020 - 4:07 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Baylor had spent more than five decades trying to win at Allen Fieldhouse. The Bears had blown big leads and been blown out. They took in championship teams riding high and limped away feeling low. Their sense of confidence and optimism always was replaced by more...
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Indiana guard Devonte Green (11) drives in front of Ohio State guard Luther Muhammad (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
January 11, 2020 - 4:06 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Archie Miller promised to make changes Saturday. He doubled down with one move: giving Rob Phinisee his first start of the season and bringing Devonte Green off the bench. It worked perfectly. Phinisee gave the Hoosiers the offensive jolt they needed early by...
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Villanova's Collin Gillespie, right, tries to dribble past Georgetown's Jahvon Blair during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 11, 2020 - 3:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Saddiq Bey was needed to score more to keep Villanova in the hunt to win as tough a Big East conference as it's been in years. Bey gave the Wildcats and coach Jay Wright a glimpse of just how effective he can be from long range. Bey hit eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high...
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Houston's KeAsja Peace (22) fouls Connecticut's Olivia Nelson-Ododa (20) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
January 11, 2020 - 3:41 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Megan Walker scored 22 points and Christyn Willimas had 21 as top-ranked UConn responded to its first loss of the season with a 91-51 rout of Houston on Saturday. Crystal Dangerfield (17 points) and Olivia Nelson-Ododa (13) also hit double figures for the Huskies (13-1, 4-0...
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Houston's KeAsja Peace (22) fouls Connecticut's Olivia Nelson-Ododa (20) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
January 11, 2020 - 3:25 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Megan Walker scored 22 points and Christyn Willimas had 21 as top-ranked UConn responded to its first loss of the season with a 91-51 rout of Houston on Saturday. Crystal Dangerfield (17 points) and Olivia Nelson-Ododa (13) also hit double figures for the Huskies (13-1, 4-0...
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Baylor forward Freddie Gillespie (33) reaches for the ball under Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
January 11, 2020 - 3:14 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jared Butler scored 22 points, MaCio Teague added 16 and fourth-ranked Baylor beat No. 3 Kansas 67-55 on Saturday for the Bears' first win in 18 tries on the hallowed hardwood of Allen Fieldhouse. Freddie Gillespie added 13 points for the Bears (13-1, 3-0 Big 12), who snapped...
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Indiana guard Devonte Green (11) drives in front of Ohio State guard Luther Muhammad (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
January 11, 2020 - 2:42 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Devonte Green scored 19 points Saturday and Rob Phinisee added 13 in his first start of the season to help Indiana hold off No. 11 Ohio State 66-54 and send the Buckeyes to their fourth straight loss. The Hoosiers (13-3, 3-2 Big Ten) won their second straight. Andre Wesson...
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Alabama's James Bolden, left, looks for an opening on Kentucky's Nick Richards (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Jan 11, 2020. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
January 11, 2020 - 2:25 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Immanuel Quickley scored the game's final five points and finished with 19, Ashton Hagans had 15 with big 3 late and No. 14 Kentucky topped Alabama 76-67 on Saturday for its 1,000th Southeastern Conference victory. The Wildcats (12-3, 3-0 SEC) led by 15 early in the second...
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Auburn forward Isaac Okoro (23) celebrates a 3-point shot against Georgia during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
January 11, 2020 - 2:23 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Samir Doughty had 17 points and No. 5 Auburn shot 53 percent in an 82-60 victory Saturday over Georgia to preserve the Tigers' perfect record. The Tigers (15-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) surged with a 40-13 run after falling behind early to the Bulldogs (10-5, 0-2), a stretch...
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Villanova's Collin Gillespie, right, tries to dribble past Georgetown's Jahvon Blair during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 11, 2020 - 2:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Saddiq Bey hit eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 33 points to lead No. 16 Villanova to an 80-66 win over Georgetown on Saturday. Bey, a 6-foot-8 sophomore forward, hadn't been much of a 3-pointer shooter this season for the Wildcats (12-3, 3-1 Big East). He'd made only...
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