College basketball

AP
December 22, 2018 - 7:19 pm
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Neftali Alvarez scored 23 points and Fairfield defeated New Hampshire 63-57 on Saturday. Jesus Cruz added 10 points for the Stags (3-9) and Jonathan Kasibabu had a game-high nine rebounds. Alvarez had Fairfield's only two assists. David Watkins had 16 points and seven rebounds...
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December 22, 2018 - 6:35 pm
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Tyler Kohl's runner with 26 seconds left in the second overtime proved to be the game-winner as Central Connecticut survived tying 3-pointers by Maine's Sergio El Darwich at the end of regulation and the first OT to take a 93-90 victory on Saturday. El Darwich also had a 3-...
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Ohio State guard CJ Jackson (3) celebrates with forward Andre Wesson (24) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against UCLA in the fifth annual CBS Sports Classic, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
December 22, 2018 - 6:34 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Ohio State was locked in a tight game with UCLA when Buckeyes coach Chris Holtmann made a small tweak to his approach against the Bruins. Then everything changed. C.J. Jackson scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half, and No. 15 Ohio State handed UCLA its third consecutive loss...
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December 22, 2018 - 6:26 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Andrew Garcia scored 19 points and Jaron Cornish scored 15, including two free throws with one second left in the game, as Stony Brook held off Quinnipiac 76-73 on Saturday. Stony Brook led 34-28 at halftime and upped its lead to double digits on Cornish's jumper just 1:24 into...
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Connecticut guard/forward Katie Lou Samuelson, center, loses possession after colliding with California guard Asha Thomas (1) and forward Alaysia Styles, right, in the second quarter of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/John Hefti)
December 22, 2018 - 5:39 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Geno Auriemma expects this UConn team to be regularly tested this season, and the top-ranked Huskies certainly had to earn their two road victories in a four-day span. "This is how the majority of the world lives," UConn's coach said of playing tough games out of town. "It's...
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Tennessee guard Admiral Schofield (5) blocks the shot of Wake Forest guard Chaundee Brown (23) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Shawn Millsaps)
December 22, 2018 - 5:07 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Williams' knack for making baskets while drawing contact keeps paying dividends for Tennessee. Williams had 22 points and 10 rebounds as No. 3 Tennessee trounced Wake Forest 83-64 on Saturday for its sixth consecutive victory. The Southeastern Conference scoring leader...
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December 22, 2018 - 3:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Eric Paschall scored 21 points, Phil Booth had 18 and the national champion Villanova Wildcats avoided their first three-game losing streak in nearly six years with an 81-58 win over Connecticut on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. The Wildcats (9-4) had been reeling with...
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December 21, 2018 - 4:22 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Tara VanDerveer doesn't return to Buffalo often, yet the Stanford coach hasn't forgotten the tough blue-collar mentality of the place she once called home. A reminder came Friday, when Alanna Smith scored 30 points and the No. 8 Cardinal overcame the pesky Bulls and their...
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Duke forward Zion Williamson (1) drives to the basket past Texas Tech forward Tariq Owens (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
December 20, 2018 - 11:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson was the must-see player to watch on an NBA stage. The Duke star was heckled when he missed a dunk in warmups and had Blue Devils diehards — and casual hoops fans and NBA stars — roaring each time he touched the ball. He felt at home as a guest inside the New York...
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December 20, 2018 - 5:08 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino is in talks with the basketball club Panathinaikos about its coaching vacancy, a Greek team official said Thursday. The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the matter. The...
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