College basketball

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley talks to her team from the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Missouri Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. South Carolina won the game 78-45. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
AP
January 20, 2020 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina still sits atop The Associated Press women's basketball poll, with Baylor in second place. The Gamecocks received 22 first-place votes from a 30-member media panel Monday. The Lady Bears got six. UConn moved up to third after previous No. 3 Stanford lost to Oregon by...
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UConn vs. Wichita State
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AP
January 12, 2020 - 8:57 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Wichita State gave up a nine-point point lead in just over a minute at the end of regulation and had two key players foul out during two overtimes. But the Shockers found a way to get their ninth consecutive win, and eighth straight on the road dating to last season, as they...
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AP
December 29, 2019 - 11:09 pm
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Hartford coach John Gallagher said his team finally has come together. Players have returned healthy — just in time for a victory against a Big Ten team. Malik Ellison scored 16 points and Hunter Marks hit a jumper with 1.4 seconds left and blocked the final shot attempt as...
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UConn vs. NJIT
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AP
December 29, 2019 - 9:10 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley let out a big exhale after the Huskies final game of 2019. Christian Vital scored 23 points and Connecticut ended the mid-major portion of its 2019-20 schedule on Sunday with a 69-47 rout of NJIT. “You feel relief getting through this last ‘buy’ game...
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Rob Joyce
December 20, 2019 - 2:36 pm
Monday marked the release of the seventh different Associated Press Top-25 poll. In those seven weeks, we’ve had five different teams ranked No. 1. For context, it’s already the first time ever we’ve had this many top-ranked programs before New Year’s Day. The record for an entire season is seven...
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AP
November 24, 2019 - 10:28 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — UConn needed a pick-me-up after its double overtime loss to No. 18 Xavier on Friday night, perhaps no one more than junior point guard Alterique Gilbert. Huskies coach Danny Hurley said the whole team was down Saturday and especially Gilbert, the target of social media after...
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UConn
AP
November 24, 2019 - 10:21 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Crystal Dangerfield and Christyn Williams stepped up down the stretch when No. 4 UConn finally was able to pull away from Ohio State. Dangerfield scored 23 points and Williams added 20 to lift UConn (5-0) over Ohio State 73-62 on Sunday. Megan Walker added 19 for the Huskies,...
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