Men's college basketball

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams watches from the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Louisville won 83-62. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 12, 2019 - 4:11 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Louisville went from suffering a confidence-jarring loss against a long-struggling Atlantic Coast Conference program to handing Roy Williams his worst home loss in 16 seasons with North Carolina. Tough to explain? Even the Hall of Famer had a hard time with that. "We never...
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Kansas State guard Barry Brown Jr. is hugged by teammate Kansas State guard Cartier Diarra after hitting the game winning basket last in the second half of their 58-57 victory over Iowa State during an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Justin Hayworth)
January 12, 2019 - 3:05 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — No. 20 Iowa State appeared to have done just enough to survive on a snowy and sleepy Saturday in Ames. Barry Brown had other ideas. Brown hit a layup with four seconds left and Kansas State stunned Iowa State 58-57 on Saturday, handing the Cyclones their second straight loss...
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Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) reacts after hitting a three-point shot during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Christian, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. Lawson scored 31 points in the the Jayhawks ' 77-68 win over the Horned Frogs. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
January 09, 2019 - 11:34 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dedric Lawson had 31 points and 14 rebounds, Lagerald Vick added 12 points and four assists and No. 7 Kansas defeated No. 25 TCU 77-68 on Wednesday night. Kansas City native Ochai Agbaji also added seven points four rebounds for Kansas (12-2, 2-1 Big 12) after relinquishing...
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Temple's Quinton Rose celebrates after a dunk during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Houston, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, in Philadelphia. Temple won 73-69. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 09, 2019 - 11:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ernest Aflakpui drives his Temple teammates crazy in practice by constantly taking charges. They were thrilled to see him do it with a big game on the line. Quinton Rose scored 22 points, Aflakpui made the decisive defensive play and the Owls handed No. 17 Houston its first loss...
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Marquette's Markus Howard, right, celebrates with Brendan Bailey (1) following the team's NCAA college basketball game against Creighton in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. Howard scored 53 points as Marquette won 106-104 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
January 09, 2019 - 10:51 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Already one of the nation's most prolific scorers, Markus Howard outdid himself. Marquette's junior guard made shots when he was wide open, shots when he had a hand in his face, shots while he was falling away, shots in heavy traffic in the lane. When he was finished Wednesday...
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South Carolina coach Frank Martin yells at A.J. Lawson during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
January 08, 2019 - 11:42 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Freshman A.J. Lawson stole the ball and finished with an emphatic dunk with 13 seconds left in overtime to seal South Carolina's 87-82 upset of No. 14 Mississippi State on Tuesday night. Maik Kotsar scored a career-high 25 points and had nine rebounds for the Gamecocks (7-7, 2...
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Duke's Jack White (41) reacts following a 3-point basket against Clemson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 07, 2019 - 1:15 pm
The top four in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll remained unchanged for the third straight week. The rest of the poll, however, underwent major changes after three top-10 teams lost. Duke remained at No. 1 in the AP Top 25 released Monday, receiving 37 of 64 first-place votes. No...
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Nevada forward Jordan Caroline, center, goes up for a shot as New Mexico's Corey Manigault, left, and Vance Jackson defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Albuquerque, N.M., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
January 06, 2019 - 12:05 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico coach Paul Weir did his best to get the Lobos to focus on playing their game against undefeated and sixth-ranked Nevada. "I actually gave them a quote (Friday) and a quote (Saturday) in the locker room from Gregg Popovich after the Spurs beat the Raptors," Weir...
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Iowa State guard Talen Horton-Tucker drives to the basket past Kansas forward Dedric Lawson, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
January 05, 2019 - 7:17 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Marial Shayok scored 24 points, and Iowa State routed No. 5 Kansas 77-60 on Saturday for its fifth straight win. Freshman Tyrese Haliburton made four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the Cyclones (12-2, 2-0), who opened Big 12 play with back-to-back wins for the first time...
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Michigan State guard Cassius Winston, left, goes up for a shot against Ohio State forward Kaleb Wesson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Columbus, Ohio, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
January 05, 2019 - 5:02 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Riding a seven-game winning streak, No. 8 Michigan State came to Columbus to play No. 14 Ohio State with captain and scoring machine Joshua Langford sidelined indefinitely with an ankle injury. The team's two other veterans had to pick up the slack. Cassius Winston scored 18...
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