College basketball

Kentucky's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (22) shoots while pressured by Florida's Kevarrius Hayes (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
January 20, 2018 - 11:01 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jalen Hudson came off the bench to score 17 points, and Chris Chiozza, Keith Stone and Kevarrius Hayers contributed clutch baskets down the stretch as Florida rallied to upset No. 18 Kentucky 66-64 on Saturday night. The first-place Gators (14-5, 6-1 Southeastern Conference)...
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Xavier guard Trevon Bluiett, left, blocks a shot by Seton Hall guard Khadeen Carrington, center, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Newark, N.J. Xavier's Tyrique Jones (0) helps defend on the play. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 20, 2018 - 6:12 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Xavier guard J.P. Macura was booed by the sellout crowd at Prudential Center before playing No. 19 Seton Hall, booed every time he touched the ball and cheered at almost every mistake. Not only didn't it bother him, he got the final say. Macura had a spectacular one-handed dunk...
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Oklahoma guard Trae Young (11) takes the final shot of overtime in front of Oklahoma State guard Kendall Smith, left, in an NCAA college basketball game against in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Oklahoma State won 83-81 in overtime. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
January 20, 2018 - 5:05 pm
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Trae Young scored 48 points, but missed a deep 3 at the buzzer in overtime as No. 4 Oklahoma fell to Oklahoma State 83-81 on Saturday. Young, a freshman guard who leads the nation in scoring, had 34 points after halftime. He matched the fifth-highest scoring effort in...
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Syracuse forward Digna Strautmane (45) grabs a rebound against Mississippi State guard Victoria Vivians during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. Mississippi State won 76-65. (AP Photo/David Becker)
January 20, 2018 - 2:44 am
It's been almost two years since Syracuse lost to powerful Connecticut in the women's national championship game, and coach Quentin Hillsman is trying to recapture some of the magic that produced a program-record 30 victories in that breakthrough season. Fielding one of the more inexperienced teams...
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January 20, 2018 - 1:27 am
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Kat Tudor made seven 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 34 points, and No. 18 Oregon State snapped No. 7 Oregon's nine-game winning streak with an 85-79 overtime victory Friday night. Marie Gulich added 28 points and 15 rebounds for the Beavers (14-4, 5-2 Pac-12), who...
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Michigan's Charles Matthews (1) grabs hold of the rim as he tries to block Nebraska's Isaac Copeland (14) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
January 18, 2018 - 11:16 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — James Palmer Jr. scored 19 points, Isaiah Roby had a career-high 14 and Nebraska beat No. 23 Michigan 72-52 on Thursday night for its first win over the Wolverines since joining the Big Ten. Nebraska (14-7, 5-3), which needed Palmer's 3-pointer to beat last-place Illinois 64-63...
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Saint Mary's players celebrate after a 74-71 win over Gonzaga in an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
January 18, 2018 - 11:06 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jock Landale had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and Saint Mary's beat No. 13 Gonzaga 74-71 on Thursday to take sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference. Rui Hachimura came off the bench to score 23 points for Gonzaga (16-4, 6-1 WCC), which suffered a rare home...
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Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann directs his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Northwestern Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Rosemont, Ill. Ohio State won 71-65. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
January 18, 2018 - 12:46 am
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Chris Holtmann figured an off-night from Keita Bates-Diop was inevitable. So, too, is the Ohio State coach's first Big Ten loss. But it did not coincide with his star player's first subpar performance in weeks. Holtmann became the first coach in 95 years to win his first seven...
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Texas forward Mohamed Bamba (4) blocks Texas Tech center Norense Odiase (32) as he tries to score during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
January 17, 2018 - 10:20 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kerwin Roach II scored 20 points in a surprise return to the lineup and Texas got another home win over a Top 25 opponent in a week, beating No. 8 Texas Tech 67-58 Wednesday night. Roach, who had missed the previous two games with a fracture in his left, non-shooting hand, was...
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SMU guard Shake Milton celebrates a shot and a foul while Wichita State guard Austin Reaves can only watch during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 in Wichita, Kan. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 9:16 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Shake Milton hit five 3-pointers en route to a career-best 33 points and SMU beat No. 7 Wichita State 83-78 on Wednesday night. Wichita State (15-3, 5-1 American Athletic Conference) had won 27 straight and 67 of 68 at Koch Arena. The Mustangs (13-6, 3-3) snapped a three-game...
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