Last Build Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:06:43 -0500Copyright: ©2017 Baltimore Sun
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:40:00 PSTThe UMBC men's basketball team has the nation's most accurate 3-point shooter, and he has a problem. It is very much a First World Problem. It bothers him just the same.(image)
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:45:00 PST
Northwestern coach Chris Collins is having fun watching Bryant McIntosh have fun.
McIntosh partook in plenty of that Sunday night.
The point guard bounced a blink-of-an-eye pass to a galloping Gavin Skelly that Skelly subsequently finished with a two-handed dunk, much to the delight of the mostly...(image)
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:15:00 PST
JaQuan Lyle made five of seven shots from behind the three-point line and scored 22 points as Ohio State pulled away down the stretch and beat Michigan State, 72-67, on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio, for the Buckeyes' first Big Ten Conference win this season.
Marc Loving and Jae'Sean Tate each added...(image)
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:57:00 PST
Now that UConn has broken its own NCAA record with 91 wins in a row, the four-time defending national champion Huskies can look toward trying to extend their other impressive streak.
They want to get back to Dallas for a chance to win five titles in a row — something no women's team has ever done....(image)
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:18:00 PSTArnaud William Adala Moto made 12 of 13 free throws and finished with 24 points and seven rebounds, John Davis added 16 points and the host Towson men's basketball team held off Northeastern, 74-67, on Saturday.(image)
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:36:00 PSTMSM guard Alexander, transfer from East Carolina, goes for 16 points(image)
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 05:25:28 PST
The buzzer sounded and history was complete, another lopsided victory for the program that doesn't lose.
Yet as fans lingered and cheered and held signs in honor of the UConn women's basketball team, the post-game celebration was muted. There were interviews on the court, questions about the 91st...(image)
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 16:45:00 PST
Anas Mahmoud had a career-high 17 points and 11 rebounds, Donovan Mitchell added 15 points and No. 14 Louisville shot 59 percent in the second half to top No. 7 Duke, 78-69, on Saturday in Louisville, Ky.
Mitchell had the touch from beyond the arc, making consecutive three-pointers while scoring...(image)
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:12:00 PST
Northwestern point guard Ashley Deary drove to the basket with one second remaining to hit a layup as time expired to end the first quarter. She tapped her heart and pointed to the rafters.
That was for Jordan.
Everything on Saturday at Welsh-Ryan Arena was for Jordan.
Players wore white T-shirts...(image)
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 19:11:00 PST
An 8 for 11 effort from 3-point range in the first half staked the Navy women's basketball team to a double-digit lead at intermission in an eventual 76-41 victory over Lafayette Saturday night at Alumni Hall in Annapolis. The victory was the fifth in a row for the Mids (12-5, 5-1 Patriot League)...(image)
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 13:30:00 PST
After playing some of its best basketball of the season to build a double-digit lead, the UConn men fell apart, unable to stand up to the physical, intense nature of old Big East basketball.
"We played a great 24 minutes," coach Kevin Ollie said, "and after that our defense and our discipline went...(image)
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:38:00 PSTThe Towson Tigers have been struggling of late, but Thursday night's first home game of the new year proved to be just what they needed.(image)
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:50:00 PST
Elijah Long had 14 points and a career-high 12 assists, and sparked a late 7-0 run to push the Mount St. Mary's men's basketball team to a 77-70 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson.
The win moves the host Mountaineers (6-12, 4-1) into a first-place tie with the Knights (6-10, 4-1) and LIU Brooklyn...(image)
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:33:00 PST
V.J. Beachem sank the go-ahead basket and made the clinching steal as No. 20 Notre Dame rallied from a four-point deficit in the final 2 1/2 minutes to beat Miami 67-62 on Thursday night.
The Fighting Irish (15-2, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) outscored Miami 10-1 down the stretch to earn their...(image)
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:25:00 PST
Navy men's basketball has been making itself right at home in Reitz Arena of late. Loyola must be wondering why it doesn't seem to have a home-court advantage when the visitors from Annapolis come to town.
Junior swingman Shawn Anderson scored 15 points to lead a balanced offense while sophomore...(image)
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:04:00 PSTLexie Brown's father is best known for his creative dunks. The daughter of Dee Brown is drawing attention for making a more mundane shot with uncommon consistency.(image)
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:11:00 PST
Will Darley (Dulaney) scored a season-high 29 points, including seven 3-pointers, as visiting UMBC (12-4, 3-0 America East) earned an 84-68 men's basketball victory over Hartford (5-12, 0-2) on Wednesday night. The 3-0 start in league play equals UMBC's best in 14 years of America East competition;...(image)
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:51:00 PSTNavy beats Loyola for 4th straight win(image)
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:50:00 PST
Quentin Snider scored 22 points, including two free throws with 25.3 seconds remaining, and Deng Adel made a free throw eight seconds later as No. 14 Louisville survived Jamel Artis’ career-high 43 points to outlast Pittsburgh, 85-80, on Wednesday night.
The host Cardinals (14-3, 2-2 Atlantic...(image)
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:31:00 PST
Miles Bridges scored all 16 of his points in the first half, helping Michigan State build a huge lead it used to cruise to a 65-47 victory over No. 24 Minnesota on Wednesday night in East Lansing, Mich.
The Spartans (12-6, 4-1 Big Ten) started the night in a five-way tie atop the conference with...(image)
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:25:00 PST
Duke guard Grayson Allen appeared to shove a Florida State assistant coach to the ground while falling out of bounds Tuesday night, but the Seminoles’ Dennis Gates took to Twitter the following morning to state he was not the victim of a “dirty play” by Allen.
“I misread Grayson Allen's speed the...(image)
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:44:00 PST
In the afterglow of a historic night, cheering fans held signs marked with "90" and the XL Center video board displayed messages from Huskies of the recent past.
Amid the revelry, Geno Auriemma was grinning. His current team matched a revered record set by one of his former teams and the UConn...(image)
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 22:20:00 PST
Nathan Adrian broke out of a shooting slump with a career-high 22 points, and No. 10 West Virginia blew out No. 1 Baylor, 89-68, Tuesday night at Morgantown, W.Va., in the Bears’ first game as the top-ranked team in program history.
Baylor (15-1, 3-1 Big 12) committed a season-high 29 turnovers...(image)
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:20:00 PSTPemper implements up-tempo style that has Mids averaging 70 points per game(image)
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 22:06:00 PST
Kyle Thomas (Milford Mill) matched his career-high with 19 points to lead visiting Morgan State (6-10, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) to a 62-59 victory over Florida A&M (4-12, 2-1) on Tuesday night. The Bears' third straight victory gave them a 3-0 MEAC record for the first time since the...(image)
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:57:00 PST
McDaniel went on an 8-2 run after Swarthmore tied the game early in the fourth quarter to capture a 55-51 Centennial Conference women's basketball win Tuesday in Swarthmore, Pa.
Senior Karli Zeps, who was held scoreless on Saturday for the first time since her freshman season, posted a double-double...(image)
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 20:55:00 PSTJoshua Treadwell scored 18 points and Chas Brown had a late go-ahead dunk to help Coppin State to a 76-73 win over host Bethune-Cookman on Monday night.(image)
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:36:00 PST
Northwestern women's basketball player Jordan Hankins was found dead in her room on campus Monday afternoon, the school said. The sophomore from Indianapolis was 19.
Evanston police are investigating, but the school said in a statement there was no evidence of foul play. The Cook County Medical...(image)
Sun, 8 Jan 2017 19:52:00 PSTNolan Gerrity scored 18 points on 9-for-9 shooting, Jairus Lyles had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and host UMBC beat Maine, 75-64, on Sunday.(image)
Sun, 8 Jan 2017 15:55:00 PST
Caleb Swanigan had 18 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 20 Purdue get past No. 13 Wisconsin, 66-55, on Sunday, ending the Badgers' nine-game winning streak.
The Boilermakers (14-3, 3-1 Big Ten) have won nine of 10 overall and three consecutive in this series.
Ethan Happ had 17 points and Nigel...(image)
Sun, 8 Jan 2017 07:04:00 PST
Eight players were ejected from a women's basketball game between Utah State and UNLV on Saturday night after a brawl that started with 1:10 left in the third quarter.
UNLV's Katie Powell and Utah State's Antonia Robinson were ejected for fighting and three players from each team were ejected for...(image)
Sun, 8 Jan 2017 14:40:00 PST
A power outage has delayed the start of the women's college basketball game between No. 9 UCLA and No. 12 Washington by one hour.
The Pac-12 game Sunday in Seattle was originally was scheduled to begin at 2 p.m, but there was a massive power failure around the university district. Power was restored...(image)
Sun, 8 Jan 2017 15:59:00 PSTMidshipmen lead from start to finish in beating Colgate, 67-55(image)
Sun, 8 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTPhillip Carr had 25 points and eight rebounds Saturday night and Morgan State pulled away with a late run to beat host Bethune-Cookman, 69-63, in men's basketball.(image)
Sat, 7 Jan 2017 19:10:00 PST
Freshman Jayson Tatum matched a season high with 22 points, and No. 8 Duke held on to beat Boston College, 93-82, on Saturday in Jeff Capel’s season debut as Hall of Fame Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s temporary replacement.
Grayson Allen had 12 points and 11 assists, and the Blue Devils had six double-figure...(image)
Sat, 7 Jan 2017 15:50:00 PSTMississippi State men's basketball coach Ben Howland took a break form leading his team to leading a rescue effort to save a woman from an overturned car on the side of a slushy highway on Friday.
According to a tweet posted by the team, the woman's vehicle flipped directly in front of the team...(image)
Sat, 7 Jan 2017 21:07:00 PST
V.J. Beachem tied his career-high with 22 points and No. 23 Notre Dame remained undefeated in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 75-70 victory over Clemson on Saturday in South Bend, Ind.
Matt Farrell added 15 points for the Irish (14-2, 3-0) including a 3-pointer with 10 seconds left for the...(image)
Sat, 7 Jan 2017 17:31:00 PST
Franklin & Marshall high-scoring guard Brandon Federici turned in his usual standout performance, but Kevin Yrizarry was more than anybody probably expected to be Saturday afternoon.
Yrizarry put on a workman-type of performance for the McDaniel College men’s basketball team, leading the Green...(image)
Sat, 7 Jan 2017 17:22:00 PSTSophomore forward was a member of the development team last season(image)
Fri, 6 Jan 2017 12:46:00 PST
Mamadou Ndiaye grew up in North Carolina and his athletic pursuits were limited to pickup games in football and soccer.
His family moved to Laurel when he was in eighth grade and Ndiaye played organized sports for the first time when he started with basketball at Eisenhower Middle School on Briarwood...(image)
Thu, 5 Jan 2017 21:08:00 PST
Glynn Watson Jr. scored a career-high 34 points, Tai Webster made the go-ahead free throw in the last minute of the second overtime, and Nebraska held off Iowa 93-90 on Thursday night.
The Cornhuskers (9-6, 3-0 Big Ten) followed up surprising road wins over Indiana and Maryland with a victory...(image)
Thu, 5 Jan 2017 18:25:00 PST
Navy is putting itself behind the eight ball in the Patriot League men’s basketball race, and an anemic offense is the biggest reason why.
The Midshipmen saw another conference opportunity fall by the wayside amidst a flurry of missed shots and turnovers.
Senior forward Justin Alston led a balanced...(image)
Thu, 5 Jan 2017 19:45:00 PST
Andre Walker hit a 3-pointer with eight-tenths of a second left Thursday night to give visiting Loyola Maryland its only lead of the game in an 84-83 Patriot League victory over Lehigh.
The Mountain Hawks (7-7, 2-1) took the lead 45 seconds into the game, and were ahead until Walker made the 22-foot...(image)
Thu, 5 Jan 2017 11:10:00 PST
On Wednesday night, Duke showed the full breadth of both its foibles and its powers, all of its thorny problems and its mammoth potential. In the final game before coach Mike Krzyzewski undergoes back surgery scheduled for Friday, the Blue Devils welcomed back tripping recidivist Grayson Allen...(image)
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 22:40:00 PST
Kethan Savage scored five of his 13 points during a decisive seven-point run to give No. 18 Butler a 66-58 victory over No. 1 Villanova on Wednesday night at Indianapolis, ending the Wildcats’ 20-game winning streak.
Butler (13-2, 2-1 Big East Conference) improved to 4-0 against ranked opponents...(image)
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 20:59:00 PSTKyle Thomas hit the game-winning shot with 30 seconds left and Phillip Carr had a career-high 29 points with 12 rebounds as Morgan State beat visiting Norfolk State, 58-56.(image)
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 18:49:00 PST
Grayson Allen had 15 points and seven assists in his return from a one-game suspension for tripping an opponent, and No. 8 Duke routed Georgia Tech 110-57 on Wednesday night in coach Mike Krzyzewski's final game before leaving the team to have back surgery.
Jayson Tatum scored 19 points to lead...(image)
Thu, 5 Jan 2017 00:03:45 PST
For decades, college basketball's magic number was perceived as unassailable.
The UCLA men's basketball team, guided by the legendary John Wooden, won 88 consecutive games from 1971 to 1974. The record stood as the gold standard in NCAA Division I basketball, season after season after season.
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 16:57:00 PST
For years, for decades, forever, Northwestern basketball has been on the outside looking in.
Now, with a shade less than half of their season in the books, the Wildcats are on the inside looking out. Which is to say they did enough in November and December for bracketologists to project them as...(image)
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 05:05:00 PST
Shannon Ryan ranks the Big Ten basketball teams.(image)
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 21:31:00 PST
Ethan Happ scored 19 points and Bronson Koenig added 17 on Tuesday night to lead No. 13 Wisconsin past No. 25 Indiana 75-68 in Bloomington, Ind.
The Badgers (13-2, 2-0 Big Ten) have won nine straight.
De'Ron Davis, Juwan Morgan and Robert Johnson each finished with 12 points to lead the Hoosiers...(image)
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 22:45:00 PST
Anthony Livingston made a three-pointer from the corner with 4.6 seconds left in overtime to give Texas Tech a 77-76 victory over No. 7 West Virginia on Tuesday night.
Jevon Carter missed a desperation shot for the visiting Mountaineers, who had won eight straight.
Nathan Adrian made a three-pointer...(image)
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 17:27:00 PSTMcDaniel romps Emmanuel with Centennial play set to resume(image)
Mon, 2 Jan 2017 20:31:00 PST
Jackson Kent scored 23 points as host James Madison (4-11, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) routed visiting Towson (8-7, 0-2), 64-44.
Justin Gorham had a career-best eight points and Arnaud William Adala Moto had a game-high 10 rebounds for the Tigers, who didn't have a player score in double...(image)
Mon, 2 Jan 2017 18:23:00 PST
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Patrick Benzan drove the lane and threw up an off-balance layup that rolled in at the buzzer as Holy Cross rallied to defeat Navy 51-50 on Monday night.
Benzan scored five of his 12 points off the bench in the last 1:01, hitting a jumper that pulled the Crusaders to 50-48...(image)
Mon, 2 Jan 2017 13:14:00 PSTCondie's 3-pointer is difference in victory(image)
Mon, 2 Jan 2017 10:17:00 PST
Hall of Fame Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is stepping away from the team to have lower back surgery.
The school announced Monday that the procedure is scheduled for Friday, with an anticipated recovery time of four weeks. Krzyzewski will coach Wednesday night's game against Georgia Tech before handing...(image)
Sun, 1 Jan 2017 16:50:00 PST
Nate Mason scored 31 points, and Eric Curry scored seven of his 10 in overtime as Minnesota upset No. 15 Purdue 91-82 on Sunday.
The teams traded baskets to begin the extra period before a Curry basket began an 11-0, victory-clinching run that snapped the Boilermakers' seven-game winning streak....(image)
Sun, 1 Jan 2017 18:53:00 PST
The Navy men's basketball team will try to get its first league victory when it visits reigning Patriot League champion Holy Cross on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Hart Center in Worcester, Mass. Navy is 0-6 away from Alumni Hall so far this season.
Navy (5-8, 0-1 Patriot League) dropped its league opener,...(image)
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 12:41:00 PSTIf the Towson men's basketball team was using Saturday's game against defending conference champion UNC-Wilmington as a measuring stick, then it still has a little bit of work to do.(image)
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 13:32:00 PST
Steve Vasturia knocked down a 3-pointer from the wing with 2.5 seconds left in overtime to rally No. 24 Notre Dame past Pittsburgh 78-77 on Saturday.
The Panthers took a 77-75 lead on a runner by Jamel Artis with 41 seconds to play. Vasturia missed a shot but grabbed his own rebound with 21 seconds...(image)
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 16:43:00 PST
It was New Year's Eve, but it sure felt like March to Josh Hart and the rest of the top-ranked Villanova Wildcats.
The defending national champions overcame an early 10-point deficit, Hart's slow start and a frenzied crowd to defeat No. 10 Creighton 80-70 on Saturday.
"It's good to get in here,...(image)
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 19:16:00 PSTBucknell beats Navy for 14th time in 15 meetings(image)
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 22:20:00 PST
Frank Mason III scored 22 points and No. 3 Kansas won its 12th game in a row and 26th consecutive conference by beating Texas Christian, 86-80, to start Big 12 Conference play Friday night in Fort Worth.
Senior Landen Lucas had 15 points and a career-high 17 rebounds to help the Jayhawks (12-1,...(image)
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:48:00 PSTMountaineers senior forward and 3-point specialist always searching for success(image)
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 21:35:00 PST
USC discovered in a little more than one half Friday night what UCLA had needed 39 minutes 59 seconds to learn.
Matthew Knight Arena is the place where undefeated seasons go to die.
The No. 22 Trojans were maimed by No. 21 Oregon, 84-61, ending their unbeaten run in lopsided fashion two days after...(image)
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTChris Wray drove the length of the court for a layup as time expired and Mount St. Mary's opened Northeast Conference play with a 67-65 win over host Long Island-Brooklyn on Thursday.(image)
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 20:26:00 PST
Dominique Wilson scored 18 points to help North Carolina State upset No. 2 Notre Dame 70-62 on Thursday night, snapping the Fighting Irish's 35-game winning streak against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents.
Miah Spencer added 17 points for the Wolfpack (11-3), who never trailed and led by 19...(image)
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:04:00 PSTNavy opens against defending regular season champion Bucknell(image)
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 22:50:00 PST
The boxing metaphor Coach Steve Alford likes to use finally came into play nearly two months into the season.
UCLA discovered how it would respond after getting punched in the mouth Wednesday night at Matthew Knight Arena. The Bruins rose with a bloody lip and a few wobbly teeth, delivering several...(image)
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 19:40:00 PST
Josh Hart scored 25 points and Jalen Brunson added 13 as No. 1 Villanova barely held off visiting DePaul, 68-65, on Wednesday night, the Wildcats' 19th consecutive win.
The Wildcats (13-0, 1-0 Big East) looked rather pedestrian playing for the first time in a week. But thanks to Hart, considered...(image)
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 15:35:00 PSTFreshman forward was the son of all-time great Vernon Butler(image)
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 20:47:00 PST
Nigel Hayes scored 20 points, Zak Showalter added 18 and No. 14 Wisconsin used an active start on the defensive end to build an early lead and defeat Rutgers 72-52 on Tuesday night in Madison, Wis.
Hayes scored 12 points in the first half, when the Badgers (12-2) opened with a 16-4 run over the...(image)
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 16:45:00 PST
It’s the Year of the Freshman in the Pac-12 Conference. Too bad only a handful will become sophomores.
Not since Kevin Love, James Harden, O.J. Mayo, Jerryd Bayless and Ty Abbott roamed the hardwood nine years ago has the Pac-12 featured so many high-end freshmen.
Enjoy them while they’re here....(image)
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 22:51:00 PST
Steven Haney scored 22 of his 24 points in the second half to help Loyola Marymount beat Morgan State, 70-49, in men's basketball Monday night in Los Angeles.
Haney scored 18 of LMU's first 22 points of the second half — including four 3-pointers. He was 7-for-10 from the field, including 4-for-6...(image)
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 04:20:00 PST
After Illinois beat Missouri on Wednesday to finish the nonconference schedule on a six-game winning streak, senior Malcolm Hill acknowledged the starkly different perception of the team from just a few weeks prior.
"A lot of people were probably nervous when we lost three straight," Hill said....(image)
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 09:12:00 PST
Few games were played during the holiday week, and few changes were made in my Associated Press Top 25 ballot.
The top five remain intact with Villanova leading the way. One team that made a statement: Louisville, which beat Kentucky in a 73-70 thriller.
How big of a bump did the Cardinals receive?...(image)
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 10:12:00 PST
There are moments on the court when Katie Lou Samuelson is like the rest of us, marveling at the acrobatic act surrounding her.
On one side, Gabby Williams is soaring through the air in pursuit of a rebound. On the other side, Napheesa Collier is extending her long arms and chasing every ball that...(image)
Sun, 25 Dec 2016 19:45:00 PST
Zylan Cheatham had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help San Diego State beat San Francisco 62-48 on Sunday night for the Diamond Head Classic championship.
San Diego State (8-4) made nine three-pointers against the Dons to set a tournament record with 29 long-range baskets over three games.
Sun, 25 Dec 2016 17:41:00 PST
Paris Lee scored 18 points, Deontae Hawkins added 16 and Illinois State cruised past Tulsa 68-56 on Sunday for third place in the Diamond Head Classic.
Illinois State (8-4) opened the game on a 16-0 run and Tulsa (6-6) didn't get on the board until freshman Joseph Battle hit a 3-pointer at the...(image)
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 20:25:00 PST
Jairus Lyles had 22 points, six rebounds and four assists, and Joe Sherburne scored 18 points to help UMBC (9-3) hold on for a 62-61 win over host James Madison (1-11) on Friday. The Dukes' Joey McLean missed with five seconds left and K.J. Maura secured the defensive rebound to seal the win. The...(image)
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 21:15:00 PST
Reserve D'Mitrik Trice scored 14 points while Vitto Brown finished with 11 points and eight rebounds as No. 14 Wisconsin breezed past Florida A&M, 90-37, on Friday night in Madison, Wis.
The game came after an eight-day layoff for the Badgers (11-2) as they finished final exams. But they showed...(image)
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 05:48:00 PST
Tribune writer Shannon Ryan ranks the Big Ten men's basketball teams as of Dec. 22, 2016.(image)
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 22:30:00 PST
As he dribbled the ball up the court in the final seconds of overtime in Friday night’s Las Vegas Classic final, USC point guard Jordan McLaughlin scanned the Wyoming defense and recognized that he wanted to take the last shot himself and eschew Coach Andy Enfield’s suggestion.
“Coach was calling...(image)
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 20:35:00 PSTWill Miller scored 16 points off the bench to lead five players in double figures as host Mount St. Mary's raced past Coppin State, 87-49, on Thursday night.(image)
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:49:00 PST
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jason Dunne hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points and had five steals and Hartford defeated Navy 63-54 on Thursday.
The Hawks (5-8), winners of three straight, knocked down 11 of 30 3-pointers and held the Midshipmen to 3 of 23 (13 percent).
J.R. Lynch had a layup...(image)
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:50:00 PST
Duke suspended Grayson Allen indefinitely from the team Thursday, one day after he was caught tripping an opponent — his third such incident in a year.
In a brief statement announcing the suspension, Coach Mike Krzyzewski said the program “needed to take further steps regarding his actions that...(image)
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 20:50:00 PST
Troy Caupain rebounded his missed shot and made a short jumper with 0.7 of a second left in overtime Thursday night, rallying No. 24 Cincinnati to a 93-91 victory over visiting Marshall.
The Bearcats (10-2) trailed by as many as 15 points in regulation and held the lead only briefly, 75-74,on...(image)
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 01:48:00 PST
Former Dunbar point guard Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player in NBA history at 5 feet 3, and former Mount St. Mary's coach Jim Phelan are among the first-time candidates announced Tuesday by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
The first-year slate also includes shooting guard Tracy McGrady,...(image)
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTDeshaun Morman tied a career high with 18 points, but Towson lost, 81-72, to host Nevada in a men's basketball game at the South Point Holiday Classic on Wednesday.(image)
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 07:10:00 PST
LINCOLN, NEB. — This has been five weeks of tests for the young UConn women’s basketball team, challenges from the best teams in the country and even lessons in games against inferior opponents.On Wednesday, the Huskies took the floor at Pinnacle Bank Arena with 10 victories behind them and the...(image)
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 17:19:00 PSTFresh off his half-court buzzer beater, Liberty grad helping Sea Gulls reach new heights(image)
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:08:00 PSTIt was the sixth loss in the last seven games for the Bears, who played their second straight without leading scorer Tiwian Kendley.(image)
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 22:00:00 PST
Quentin Snider scored a career-high 22 points, including a key drive with 1 minute 44 seconds remaining, and Jaylen Johnson and Donovan Mitchell combined for four points in the final 16 seconds to help No. 10 Louisville beat No. 6 Kentucky, 73-70, on Wednesday night in the 50th battle for Bluegrass...(image)
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 22:59:00 PST
As UCLA piled up win after win in the season’s early going, players and coaches sounded the same refrain: The Bruins wanted to elevate themselves from a good team to a great one.
They weren’t even passable for stretches Wednesday night at Pauley Pavilion. There were bad passes, missed shot after...(image)
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:47:00 PST
Iowa coach Fran McCaffery walked off the court after the win and waved for his team to follow him to the locker room without shaking hands with North Dakota's players and coaches.
It was a jarring ending to an otherwise vanilla game that the Hawkeyes won 84-73 on Tuesday night.
McCaffery was irritated...(image)
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 20:11:00 PSTSarita Condie made a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds left in regulation to force overtime, but the Navy women's basketball team was outscored 8-4 in the extra period and fell, 68-64, to host George Mason on Tuesday night.(image)
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:55:00 PST
Northwestern enjoyed a dominant effort from its big men on both ends of the floor Tuesday night in an easy 87-65 victory over IUPUI at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
Led by Gavin Skelly and Barret Benson, the Wildcats' interior stifled the Jaguars from start to finish, winning the rebound battle 47-37 while...(image)
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 22:10:00 PST
V.J. Beachem had the bounce-back game he needed Monday night for No. 25 Notre Dame.
Beachem scored 20 points to help the Fighting Irish snap a two-game slide with a 77-62 win over Colgate in South Bend, Ind.
Beachem, who averages 15 points per game, returned to form after a four-point performance...(image)
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 22:22:00 PST
Jarius Lyles scored 32 points and had 20 rebounds as host UMBC finally pulled away from The Citadel in the second overtime for a 120-111 victory Monday night.
Lyles became the first UMBC player to score 30 points and have 20 rebounds in a Division I game. UMBC also set a school record for most...(image)