College basketball

This Oct. 22, 2018 photo shows the Cardinal Bea House on the campus of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash. Cardinal Bea House played host to at least 20 Jesuit priests accused of sexual abuse. (Emily Swing/Reveal via AP)
December 17, 2018 - 12:17 pm
On the surface, Father James Poole seemed like the cool priest in Nome, Alaska. He founded a Catholic mission radio station that broadcast his Jesuit sermons alongside contemporary pop hits. A 1978 story in People magazine called Poole "Western Alaska's Hippest DJ . Comin' at Ya with Rock'n'Roll 'n...
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December 16, 2018 - 10:44 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alihan Demir scored 15 of his career-high 26 points in the second half to help Drexel overcome a 16-point deficit and beat Quinnipiac 92-83 on Sunday night at the Basketball Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase. Troy Harper scored 19 points — including 13 after halftime — and...
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December 16, 2018 - 10:42 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — George Blagojevic scored 24 points with seven rebounds, five assists and four steals and Hartford beat Oakland 87-82 on Sunday. Karmari Newman's 3-pointer brought Oakland within 74-72 with 5:31 left. Braden Norris made a 3 a minute-and-a-half later and Oakland trailed 77-75...
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December 16, 2018 - 6:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Freshman guard Chris Herren Jr. picked the right day to get hot. Herren scored a season-high 22 points and Wynston Tabbs had 20 to offset a rough shooting day by scoring leader Ky Bowman and Boston College beat Fairfield 77-67 on Sunday afternoon. Herren said he felt good shooting the...
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December 16, 2018 - 5:55 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Maliek White scored a career-high 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting and had six assists and Providence cruised to an 87-63 win over Central Connecticut on Sunday. Isaiah Jackson hit three 3-pointers and scored 16 points for the Friars (8-3) and Alpha Diallo and Nate Watson added...
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Gonzaga head coach Mark Few directs his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
December 16, 2018 - 3:09 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Gonzaga has spent the early part of the season traveling around the country to face high-profile nonconference opponents, and coach Mark Few has no regrets about that. Even after the fourth-ranked Bulldogs fell at No. 12 North Carolina for their second straight loss. "When...
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North Carolina's Cameron Johnson (13) dribbles the ball while Gonzaga's Corey Kispert (24) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
December 15, 2018 - 10:38 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina made shot after shot, finally backing its Hall of Fame coach's claim that he has a sharp-shooting bunch. And when they did miss, the Tar Heels relentlessly flew to the rim to pursue the ball for another chance. Saving all that for a highly ranked opponent in...
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Ohio State's Kaleb Wesson, right, shoots over Bucknell's Paul Newman during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Bucknell 73-71. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
December 15, 2018 - 4:11 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kaleb Wesson had a career-high 22 points and No. 15 Ohio State held off a Bucknell comeback to win 73-71 Saturday. Ohio State went on an 11-2 run to take an 11-point with under 10 minutes remaining, but Bucknell stormed back to within three with a 10-2 run and late 3-pointer...
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Tennessee guard Admiral Schofield (5) gestures to Memphis fans after an NCAA college basketball game against Memphis Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. Tennessee defeated Memphis 102-92. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
December 15, 2018 - 4:04 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Admiral Schofield popped his Tennessee jersey to the Memphis fans who had been screaming at him throughout the game. The rivalry between Tennessee's top basketball programs is back on, and the Volunteers have the upper hand for now. Schofield scored 20 of his 29 points in the...
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Louisville guard Dana Evans (1) drives past Northern Kentucky guard Ally Niece (25) to attempt a layup during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. Louisville won 92-59. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
December 15, 2018 - 3:06 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Dana Evans understands her role for No. 4 Louisville is to provide a spark off the bench. The sophomore guard did that and more Saturday. Evans scored a career-high 21 points and tied her career best with four steals to lead the Cardinals to a 92-59 victory over Northern...
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