College basketball

December 01, 2018 - 2:58 am
There's been no better and more entertaining rivalry in women's college basketball over the past decade than the one between Notre Dame and UConn. From Breanna Stewart's dominance of the Irish in the Final Four while UConn won four straight national championships to Arike Ogunbowale's last-second...
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Michigan guard Zavier Simpson (3) drives on North Carolina forward Luke Maye (32) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 29, 2018 - 1:11 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — After 40 minutes of poised offense and smothering defense by Michigan, North Carolina coach Roy Williams was at the end of his wits. "As a coach, I feel like I've done the worst job with this team in 31 years as a head coach, but give Michigan the credit," Williams said. "...
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Virginia guards De'Andre Hunter, left, and Kyle Guy embrace in the final moments of an NCAA college basketball game against Maryland, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in College Park, Md. Virginia won 76-71. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
November 28, 2018 - 11:03 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Virginia had blown most of a 17-point lead and appeared in trouble as the sellout crowd at Maryland implored the home team to complete the comeback. The Cavaliers had been in this situation before, and they knew exactly how to handle it. Showing the kind of poise befitting...
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Loyola University of Chicago's Sister Jean shows off the NCAA Final Four ring she received before an NCAA college basketball game between Loyola of Chicago and Nevada in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
November 28, 2018 - 5:55 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt now has a little bling to go along with the international attention she gained as the near-centenarian team chaplain during Loyola-Chicago's run to the NCAA Final Four . Loyola great Jerry Harkness, who was a member of its 1963 championship team, helped...
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Louisville forward Dwayne Sutton (24) attempts a layup around the defense of Michigan State forward Kyle Ahrens (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Louisville won 82-78. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 28, 2018 - 12:00 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — No matter what line he shot from behind against No. 9 Michigan State, Louisville junior guard Ryan McMahon was feeling it. The Cardinals fed off his energy to not only give first-year coach Chris Mack a significant win, but a gutsy one at that. McMahon made two free throws...
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Nevada forward Caleb Martin (10) shoots against Loyola of Chicago forward Aher Uguak (30) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
November 27, 2018 - 11:53 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The maroon and gold Final Four banner hanging from the rafters gave Nevada just a little extra motivation. Not that the Wolf Pack really needed it. Caleb Martin had 21 points, twin brother Cody Martin scored 20 and No. 5 Nevada beat Loyola-Chicago 79-65 on Tuesday night in their NCAA...
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November 25, 2018 - 7:40 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Landon Taliaferro scored 21 points including the go-ahead layup with 1:41 left and Fairfield beat Denver 86-85 in an Elgin Baylor Classic game on Sunday. Neftali Alvarez made a layup after Taliaferro's and Felix Lemetti's 3-pointer with 18 seconds left gave Fairfield an 86-80 lead...
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November 25, 2018 - 7:38 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Kohl poured in 29 points and added eight rebounds and three assists to send Central Connecticut to an 88-59 victory over Division III-member Pine Manor on Sunday. Kohl, named the Northeast Conference's player of the week twice in the first two weeks, hit 11 of 19...
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November 25, 2018 - 7:35 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Tyrese Williams made four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 19 points with seven rebounds, Aaron Robinson hit big shots in the second half and Quinnipiac rallied in the second half to beat Maine 58-50 on Sunday. Robinson, who finished with 11 points off the bench, made three...
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November 24, 2018 - 6:29 pm
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — John Carroll and Jason Dunne combined to score 37 points and Hartford used a big first-half run to rout Division-III Western New England, 93-53, and pick up its second victory of the season on Saturday. The Hawks lost all four games in the MGM Resorts Main Event...
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