Men's college basketball

Ohio State guard CJ Walker (13) reacts following a play during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Ohio State won 74-49. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
December 11, 2019 - 3:07 am
The ranks of the unbeaten were thinned out even more Tuesday night. Louisville, Maryland and Butler all lost for the first time, falling to Texas Tech, Penn State and Baylor, respectively. That left just five undefeated teams in all of Division I. There are also four teams that haven't won a game...
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In this photo provided by Wayland Baptist University, Wayland Baptist guard J.J. Culver (10) shoots during an NAIA college basketball game against Southwestern Adventist, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Plainview, Texas. Culver became the fourth college basketball player to score 100 or more points in a game, reaching the century mark in a 124-60 win over Southwestern Adventist on Tuesday night. (Claudia Lusk/Wayland Baptist University via AP)
December 11, 2019 - 1:53 am
PLAINVIEW, Texas (AP) — Wayland Baptist senior guard J.J. Culver became the fourth college basketball player to score 100 or more points in a game, reaching the century mark in a 124-60 win over Southwestern Adventist on Tuesday night. Culver hit 34 of 62 shots, 12 of 33 from 3-point range and was...
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Penn State guard Myles Dread, right, beats Maryland forward Donta Scott (24) to a rebound in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in State College, Pa., on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)
December 10, 2019 - 10:26 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — At 6-foot-9, Mike Watkins always stands out in a crowd. Even one that’s made up of hundreds of screaming fans. Watkins pumped his fists as swarms of his classmates poured onto the court after Penn State joined a series of unranked teams to knock off top-5 opponents this...
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Texas Tech guard Avery Benson (24) defends against a shot by Louisville forward Jordan Nwora (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Jimmy V Classic, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 10, 2019 - 9:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Davide Moretti scored 18 points and hit successive 3-pointers that helped Texas Tech knock off undefeated No. 1 Louisville 70-57 on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. Louisville became the fourth top-ranked team to lose this season, joining Michigan State, Kentucky and Duke...
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Penn State guard Myles Dread, right, beats Maryland forward Donta Scott (24) to a rebound in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in State College, Pa., on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)
December 10, 2019 - 9:35 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State became the fifth unranked team to beat a top-5 program in this upset-filled college basketball season, getting 15 points and 11 rebounds from Mike Watkins in a 76-69 win over No. 4 Maryland on Tuesday night. Lamar Stevens added 15 points and 10 rebounds, Myreon...
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Baylor head coach Scott Drew argues a foul call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona in Waco, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
December 10, 2019 - 3:11 am
Butler's trip to Baylor this week probably wouldn't have mentioned a merit when a list of intriguing nonconference matchups was generated before the college basketball season tipped off. Now, their game Tuesday night might well deserve top billing. The No. 18 Bulldogs, who finished with a losing...
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New York Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. (5) attempts a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
December 09, 2019 - 6:56 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State is challenging NCAA charges based on allegations that an Adidas representative paid $40,000 to the family of former basketball star Dennis Smith Jr. through a former Wolfpack assistant coach to ensure Smith's commitment to the school. N.C. State is arguing...
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Ohio State's E.J. Liddell, center, grabs a rebound in between Penn State's Myles Dread, left, and Seth Lundy during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Penn State 104-74. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
December 09, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Louisville and Kansas finally provided some consistency to what has been a volatile Top 25 poll this season while perennial bluebloods Michigan State and North Carolina continued to tumble after another wave of defeats. The Cardinals solidified their place at No. 1 in the AP Top 25 released Monday...
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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT CITY - Virginia forward Jay Huff (30) and North Carolina guard Cole Anthony, right, collide under the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
December 08, 2019 - 7:35 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Roy Williams spoke in very calm tones, but his words said something else after No. 7 North Carolina lost 56-47 at No. 5 Virginia. “It's the most frustrated I've ever been,” the veteran coach with three national championships in 17 years with the Tar Heels said Sunday. “I...
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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT CITY - Virginia forward Jay Huff (30) and North Carolina guard Cole Anthony, right, collide under the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
December 08, 2019 - 6:19 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mamadi Diakite scored 12 points and No. 5 Virginia rebounded from a blowout loss with a 56-47 victory against No. 7 North Carolina on Sunday. Tomas Woldetensae added 11 points and Francisco Caffaro had 10 and six rebounds for the Cavaliers (8-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast...
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