College basketball

Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer directs her team during the second quarter of an NCAA college basketball game against Central Connecticut, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
November 13, 2018 - 9:27 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer joined an exclusive club, reaching 1,000 wins. Stringer became the fifth Division I women's basketball coach to achieve the milestone and sixth woman overall when the Scarlet Knights beat Central Connecticut State 73-44 on Tuesday night. The...
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Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale (24) tries to shoot past Pennsylvania's Ashley Russell (25) during an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind. (Michael Caterina/South Bend Tribune via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 10:21 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Muffet McGraw doesn't think Notre Dame is enduring a hangover from its 2018 NCAA championship. She thinks the top-ranked Irish have lots of problems to deal with. Arike Ogunbowale overcame poor shooting to finish with 21 points and lead four players in double figures as...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2016, file photo, Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer shouts to her players during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State, in Piscataway, N.J. Stringer is one victory away from becoming the fifth Division I women's basketball coach to reach 1,000 victories. She'll get her first chance to join the exclusive club Tuesday night, Nov. 13, 2018, against Central Connecticut State. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
November 12, 2018 - 12:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When C. Vivian Stringer first started coaching 46 years ago, there weren't many female African-American basketball coaches to turn to for advice. So she looked elsewhere. "Everyone that was helping me was men," she said in a phone interview with The Associated Press. "Men like John...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) looks toward the basket while Army's Tommy Funk (3) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
November 12, 2018 - 12:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Duke has supplanted Kansas atop the new AP Top 25 poll after its dominating win against Kentucky, giving the Blue Devils a record number of appearances at No. 1. The Blue Devils jumped from fourth to first in Monday's first regular-season poll. That allowed Duke to set a record with...
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University of Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra speaks to the media during a news conference in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Tyra announced the termination of head football coach Bobby Petrino, along with three of his assistants. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 11, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's seven-game skid was bad enough. Worse were the large margins of defeat and opponents' apparent ease in lighting up the scoreboard. That combination spelled the end of coach Bobby Petrino's second chapter with the Cardinals. Louisville fired Petrino on Sunday...
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November 10, 2018 - 11:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phil Booth scored a career-high 23 points, and No. 9 Villanova routed Quinnipiac 86-53 on Saturday night. Booth made three of Villanova's 12 3-pointers. The Wildcats (2-0) shot 47.1 percent (32 for 68) from the floor. Villanova led by as many as 37. The Wildcats (2-0)...
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November 10, 2018 - 10:44 pm
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Neftali Alvarez scored 16 points, including a go-ahead layup with three seconds left and Fairfield held on for a 60-58 season-opening win over Bucknell on Saturday night. Landon Taliaferro added 10 points and Jesus Cruz scored 10 for the Stags. Bucknell used an 11-4 run over...
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November 10, 2018 - 10:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jessie Govan scored 26 points and Georgetown made key 3-pointers down the stretch to beat Central Connecticut State 85-78 on Saturday night. Govan was 10 of 13 from the field including two 3s. James Akinjo made all eight of his free-throw attempts and finished with 13 points for...
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Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg (5) shoots while defended by West Virginia guard James Bolden (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)
November 10, 2018 - 1:39 am
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Maybe that big upset in the NCAA Tournament was only the beginning for Buffalo. CJ Massinburg had 43 points and 14 rebounds as the Bulls stunned another power program Friday night, beating No. 13 West Virginia 99-94 in overtime. Buffalo opened eyes back in March when the...
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Former Connecticut men's basketball head coach Jim Calhoun talks to his team before the tip off in his debut as the head coach of the University of St. Joseph in an NCAA college basketball game against the William Paterson University, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at the Ray Oosting Gymnasium at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. (Cloe Poisson/Hartford Courant via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 11:27 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jim Calhoun heard all the speculation that he would be a kinder, gentler coach at Division III University of Saint Joseph. He is 76 years old, with health issues and no desire to offend the nuns at a small Catholic school that had only accepted women until this semester. But...
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