College basketball

Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson (33) goes up for a shot and is fouled by Seton Hall's Shadeen Samuels (24) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Hartford, Conn. UConn won 99-61. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)
December 08, 2018 - 4:37 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson says she's been working on becoming a more complete player, which really means improving her rebounding. The 6-foot-3 senior pulled down 16 boards Saturday to go with her 26 points and led UConn to an easy 99-61 win over former Big East rival Seton...
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Michigan head coach John Beilein argues a call in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 08, 2018 - 3:43 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin had a simple explanation for why Michigan's Jordan Poole is so tough to defend. "He makes the easy shots, and he makes the hard shots," Martin said. Poole scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half, and No. 5 Michigan remained unbeaten...
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Notre Dame forward Jessica Shepard (32) drives to the basket between Toledo guard Mariella Santucci (3) and center Kaayla McIntyre (15) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Richard)
December 08, 2018 - 3:01 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 22 points as No. 2 Notre Dame topped Toledo 72-56 on Saturday, bouncing back after its loss to Connecticut last weekend. Jessica Shepard scored 16 points and had eight rebounds. Jackie Young had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Irish (8-1), who pulled...
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Nevada forward Jordan Caroline, right, shoots as Arizona State forward Taeshon Cherry defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
December 08, 2018 - 3:10 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sixth-ranked Nevada played what might be its only ranked opponent of the regular season. The Wolf Pack knew a win could help bolster their case come March. Yet coach Eric Musselman couldn't believe how his team responded to start the game. "Coach mentioned at halftime, 'You...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, former Connecticut basketball great Rebecca Lobo waves to the crowd after receiving her Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame ring during a ceremony prior to an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and California, in Storrs, Conn. Connecticut will retire the numbers of former basketball stars Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo. The numbers 34 and 50 will become the first retired by the school during a ceremony in March. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn, File)
December 07, 2018 - 2:27 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut will retire the numbers of former basketball stars Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo. The numbers 34 and 50 will become the first retired by the school during a ceremony in March. The university says it's an honor reserved for Hall of Famers. In 2017, Lobo was the first...
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Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura (21) shoots the go-ahead basket while defended by Washington forward Sam Timmins (33) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Gonzaga won 81-79. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
December 06, 2018 - 2:24 am
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — In the closing seconds of a tie game, Gonzaga guard Josh Perkins dribbled out high looking for somewhere to pass the ball. He spotted Rui Hachimura near the free throw line. "They left Rui open where he is automatic," Perkins said. Hachimura sank a turnaround jumper with 0.6...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks during a news conference at the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament in San Antonio. Emmert says new rules allowing the association to use information from legal proceedings will help its investigation of the college basketball corruption, but the inquiry is unlikely to be completed before the next men’s tournament. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip File)
December 05, 2018 - 9:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert said Wednesday that new rules allowing the use of information from legal proceedings will help in the investigation of college basketball corruption, though he cautioned that the inquiry is unlikely to be done before the men's tournament begins in March...
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Michigan forward Ignas Brazdeikis, right shoots against Northwestern guard Anthony Gaines during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Evanston, Ill. Michigan won 62-60. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
December 05, 2018 - 12:34 am
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Jordan Poole and Michigan finally faced some adversity Tuesday night. Pushed right to the very end, they delivered. Poole made two big plays in the last 2 1/2 minutes and Ignas Brazdeikis scored 13 of his 23 points in the second half to help the fifth-ranked Wolverines hold...
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Connecticut players celebrate on the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
December 03, 2018 - 1:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll after beating Notre Dame on Sunday. The Huskies are a unanimous choice as the top team by the 31-member national media panel after an 18-point win over the former No. 1 squad. The Irish dropped to second and were...
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December 01, 2018 - 7:56 pm
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Wilson scored 19 points, John Emezie added 16 with four steals and a crucial block in the last half-minute as Army fought past Fairfield 63-60 on Saturday. The Black Knights (4-5) saw a 57-49 advantage evaporate in two minutes as Fairfield surged to a 58-57 lead. There...
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