Men's college basketball

North Carolina State guard C.J. Bryce (13) and forward D.J. Funderburk (0) react following a play against Duke during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 20, 2020 - 12:50 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State overwhelmed sixth-ranked Duke so thoroughly that the Blue Devils' Hall of Fame coach could only describe his team as “never there" after a historically lopsided loss. Markell Johnson scored a career-high 28 points, including his third halfcourt shot this...
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North Carolina State guard C.J. Bryce (13) and forward D.J. Funderburk (0) react following a play against Duke during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 20, 2020 - 12:34 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State overwhelmed sixth-ranked Duke so thoroughly that the Blue Devils' Hall of Fame coach could only describe his team as “never there" after a historically lopsided loss. Markell Johnson scored a career-high 28 points, including his third halfcourt shot this...
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North Carolina State guard C.J. Bryce (13) and forward D.J. Funderburk (0) react following a play against Duke during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 20, 2020 - 12:32 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State overwhelmed sixth-ranked Duke so thoroughly that the Blue Devils' Hall of Fame coach could only describe his team as “never there" after a surprisingly lopsided loss. Markell Johnson scored a career-high 28 points, including his third halfcourt shot this...
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Baylor guard Jared Butler (12) drives around Oklahoma guard Alondes Williams (15) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
February 19, 2020 - 1:09 am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma seemingly had a chance before Jared Butler snuffed out the Sooners' upset hopes. The sophomore guard scored 11 of his 22 points during a crucial five-minute stretch in the second half, and No. 1 Baylor beat Oklahoma 65-54 on Tuesday night for its Big 12-record 23rd...
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West Virginia coach Bob Huggins reacts to a call during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma State on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)
February 19, 2020 - 12:04 am
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins had a better time being around North Carolina great Dean Smith than talking about tying him on the career wins list. The 17th-ranked Mountaineers took over early in the second half to beat Oklahoma State 65-47 Tuesday night, giving Huggins...
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Penn State's Izaiah Brockington (12) drives the baseline on Illinois' Alan Griffin (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Gary M. Baranec)
February 18, 2020 - 9:40 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Ayo Dosunmu felt well enough during warm-ups to return to lineup. That was enough for Illinois against No. 9 Penn State. Dosunmu, the Fighting Illini’s leading scorer who missed the previous game with a knee injury, scored 24 points, and Illinois snapped a four-game losing...
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Penn State's Izaiah Brockington (12) drives the baseline on Illinois' Alan Griffin (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Gary M. Baranec)
February 18, 2020 - 8:49 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Ayo Dosunmu scored 24 points and Illinois snapped a four-game losing streak with a 62-56 victory over No. 9 Penn State on Tuesday night. Kofi Cockburn added 14 points for the Fighting Illini (17-9, 9-6 Big Ten), who led most of the way and ended Penn State’s eight-game...
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Penn State's Izaiah Brockington (12) drives the baseline on Illinois' Alan Griffin (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Gary M. Baranec)
February 18, 2020 - 8:48 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Ayo Dosunmu scored 24 points and Illinois snapped a four-game losing streak with a 62-56 victory over No. 9 Penn State on Tuesday night. Kofi Cockburn added 14 points for the Fighting Illini (17-9, 9-6 Big Ten), who led most of the way and ended Penn State’s eight-game...
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Marquette's Markus Howard (0) goes up for a shot against Villanova's Collin Gillespie (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 18, 2020 - 2:06 am
The NCAA moved back the 3-point line this season to create more room in the lane and cut down on the barrage of 3s in college basketball. Shooting percentages are down, historically low. Attempts also have dropped, slightly. Clogged lanes? Depends on who you ask. “I don’t think it’s changed a lot...
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Kansas guard Devon Dotson (1) steals the ball from Iowa State guard Prentiss Nixon (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 17, 2020 - 11:49 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Devon Dotson had watched Iowa State torch the nets in Allen Fieldhouse long enough, so the do-everything Kansas guard began raining down 3-pointers and getting to the rim in what started out as a one-man scoring showcase. The rest of the third-ranked Jayhawks eventually...
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