College basketball

Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura, left, and forward Filip Petrusev (3) celebrate after Gonzaga defeated Duke 89-87 in an NCAA college basketball game to win the Maui Invitational, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 22, 2018 - 1:44 am
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Gonzaga found itself in the same position as Duke's first five opponents: appearing helpless as the Blue Devils and their rim-rattling freshmen ran past and flew over them. The Zags never panicked, never looked up in awe at the bouncy Blue Devils. They have too much...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2018, file photo, Mississippi State's Teaira McCowan (15) blocks a shot by Notre Dame's Marina Mabrey (3) during the first half in the final of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio. The Associated Press polled a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers for a mock draft of the first round of the league's draft this spring. Panelists were limited to college seniors and eligible foreign players, and they could not offer a pick for their own team. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
November 21, 2018 - 2:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press polled a panel of WNBA coaches and general managers for a mock draft of the first round this spring. Panelists were limited to college seniors and eligible foreign players, and they could not offer a pick for their own team. While last season there was a clear-...
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Lipscomb guard Garrison Mathews (24) boxes out TCU forward JD Miller (15) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. Lipscomb won 73-64. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
November 20, 2018 - 11:46 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kenny Cooper turned a steal into a breakaway layup that put Lipscomb ahead only seconds after halftime at No. 18 TCU. The Bisons never gave up the lead and went on to win 73-64 on Tuesday night, their first victory over a Top 25 team . "Our mentality at the beginning of the...
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Xavier forward Zach Hankins (35) fights for a loose ball against Auburn forward Horace Spencer (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 20, 2018 - 12:10 am
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the Maui Invitational college basketball tournament (all times local): 7:04 p.m. The Maui Invitational is honoring former Associated Press college basketball writer Jim O'Connell at this year's tournament. The tournament included a full-page tribute to the late...
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Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale, left, breaks away from DePaul's Rebekah Dahlman during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Young)
November 19, 2018 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina's run in the top 10 is over. The Gamecocks fell out of the first 10 teams in the AP women's basketball poll on Monday after being ranked that high for the past 89 consecutive weeks dating back to Jan. 6, 2014. It was the third longest active streak behind UConn and...
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Villanova head coach Jay Wright reacts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Furman, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Villanova, Pa. Furman won 76-68 in overtime. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
November 19, 2018 - 12:18 pm
Two of college basketball's bluebloods remain firmly entrenched atop the AP Top 25 after a week of easy wins. Two more tumbled all the way out after a week filled with defeats. One of them happens to be the reigning national champion. While top-ranked Duke and No. 2 Kansas did little to hurt their...
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November 18, 2018 - 8:14 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ryan Jones scored 21 points with five 3-pointers and six assists, Alex Rivera added 20 points with four 3s and UMass Lowell held off Sacred Heart 94-90 on Sunday. Christian Lutete had 19 points with 11 rebounds and Obadiah Noel added 14 points for UMass Lowell (3-3), which...
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Furman guard Alex Hunter (10) and forward Clay Mounce (45) celebrate after their team defeated Villanova 76-68 in overtime in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
November 17, 2018 - 9:22 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — First, it was Loyola. Next came Villanova. One by one, Furman is picking off teams from last year's Final Four and proving to be the surprise story of the first month of the college basketball season. Jordan Lyons scored 17 points, Matt Rafferty had 15 points and 17 rebounds,...
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Connecticut guard Christian Vital (1) goes to the basket against Syracuse forward Marek Dolezaj (21) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the 2K Empire Classic, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Connecticut won 83-76. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 15, 2018 - 11:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nothing less than the first major test Dan Hurley Era awaited the Connecticut Huskies. UConn was facing a Top 25 opponent in a nationally televised game in one of basketball's iconic venues. For a group that has not been together for a full calendar year, it was fair to question how...
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Virginia Tech's Justin Robinson, right, passes the ball as he falls against the defense of Ball State's Kyle Mallers in the first half of NCAA college basketball game at the Charleston Classic at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C., Thursday Nov. 15, 2018, (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
November 15, 2018 - 1:37 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Charleston Classic (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 21 points for No. 16 Virginia Tech and opened the Charleston Classic with a 73-64 victory over Ball State. The Hokies (2-0) watched a 16-point lead slip to 49-44 midway through...
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