Men's 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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Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez (42) works against Atlanta Hawks center Miles Plumlee (18) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 20, 2018 - 8:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Lauri Markkanen wasn't feeling his 3-point shot against Atlanta's perimeter defense, so the Bulls' big man decided to attack inside. "That was their game plan, but I can do much more than just shoot from the outside," he said. "I missed I don't know how many 3s, but that wasn't going...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder's Patrick Patterson (54) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 20, 2018 - 6:17 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James couldn't get to 30,000 career points and he and his Cleveland teammates couldn't stop Paul George, Russell Westbrook or Carmelo Anthony as the Oklahoma City Thunder thumped the Cavaliers 148-124 on Saturday for their fourth straight win. Oklahoma City tied the record...
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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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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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Chicago Bulls' David Nwaba (11) steals the ball from Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) as Lauri Markkanen also defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Chicago. The Warriors won 119-112. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
January 18, 2018 - 11:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Team LeBron against Team Stephen is the NBA's new All-Star matchup. LeBron James and Stephen Curry will go head-to-head again, this time as captains who pick teams for the revamped NBA All-Star Game. James and Curry received the most votes from fans in their conferences Thursday...
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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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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, center, drives between Orlando Magic's Evan Fournier, left, and Orlando Magic's Jonathon Simmons during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 18, 2018 - 9:54 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Isaiah Thomas made two free throws with 11 seconds left and the Cleveland Cavaliers came up with a defensive stop in the frantic final seconds after blowing a 23-point lead to beat the Orlando Magic 104-103 on Thursday night. After Thomas made his shots, Orlando's Elfrid Payton...
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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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