College basketball

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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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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