Men's college basketball

Villanova head coach Jay Wright talks with forward Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Seton Hall, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
January 19, 2021 - 9:12 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Stuck in medical isolation, Villanova filled its schedule with YouTube videos, FaceTime calls and video games to stay connected. The Wildcats had to create their own entertainment with basketball on pause. “It’s hard when you’re in a hotel room watching everybody else play,”...
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Florida guard Tre Mann (1) and Tennessee guard Davonte Gaines (0) compete for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 19. 2021, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)
January 19, 2021 - 6:20 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Noah Locke scored 14 points, Tyree Appleby added 13 and short-handed Florida stunned No. 6 Tennessee 75-49 on Tuesday night. Tre Mann chipped in 12 points for the Gators, who got unexpected help from several bench guys to offset being without three of their best four...
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Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho wearing a protective face mask during the warm up before the English Premier League soccer match between Sheffield United and Tottenham Hotspur at the Bramall Lane stadium in Sheffield, England, Sunday, Jan.17, 2021. (Stu Forster/Pool via AP)
January 19, 2021 - 1:45 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The No. 12 Texas Tech men's basketball team has had its second Big 12 game postponed this week because of COVID-19 issues for its scheduled opponent. The conference on Tuesday postponed the Red Raiders’ home game...
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Baylor guard Jared Butler (12) shoots a three-point basket past Kansas guard Marcus Garrett (0) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)
January 18, 2021 - 9:37 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Jared Butler hit a 3-pointer on the first shot of the game and No. 2 Baylor jumped out to a big lead. The standout guard kept scoring points — and making plays when No. 9 Kansas tried to get close late. Butler had a season-high 30 points and eight assists as the Bears remained...
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Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs (1) celebrates with forward Drew Timme (2) during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Saint Mary's in Moraga, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
January 18, 2021 - 4:34 pm
Gonzaga and Baylor maintained their grip on the top two spots in The Associated Press men's basketball poll Monday. If third-ranked Villanova ever plays a game, perhaps it will make a run a them. The Bulldogs again racked up all but the two first-place votes that went to the Bears, while the...
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Jan 18, 2021; Storrs, Connecticut, USA; Connecticut Huskies guard R.J. Cole (right) shoots against St. John's Red Storm forward Josh Roberts (middle) in the first half at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
January 18, 2021 - 3:34 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — St. John's came into Connecticut looking for a confidence-building, perhaps season-defining win and got it. Posh Alexander scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures and the Red Storm came from behind to upset No. 23 UConn 74-70 on Monday in the first meeting of...
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Nebraska head coach Fred Hoiberg shakes his head as he walks back to the sideline after Indiana scored a 3-point shot in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Lincoln, Neb. (Kenneth Ferriera/Lincoln Journal Star via AP)
January 17, 2021 - 2:55 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Oklahoma City Thunder's scheduled home game Sunday night against the Philadelphia 76ers has been postponed. Because of ongoing contact tracing within the 76ers, the NBA said the team does not have the league-...
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Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs (1) shoots against Saint Mary's forward Dan Fotu (42) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Moraga, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
January 16, 2021 - 9:45 pm
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — McKeon Pavilion is typically one of Gonzaga's toughest conference road stops, so it certainly felt strange devoid of all those raucous fans. Corey Kispert had 17 points and five rebounds and No. 1 Gonzaga overcame a slow start with a surge to end the first half, pulling away...
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Notre Dame forward Juwan Durham (11) drives to the basket against North Carolina forward Armando Bacot (5) and guard Leaky Black (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 16, 2021 - 11:10 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The men's basketball game between Notre Dame and Howard scheduled for Monday has been canceled because of COVID-19 concerns in the Howard program. The Bison had been set to host Notre Dame on Martin Luther King Jr...
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January 15, 2021 - 8:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York on Friday upheld convictions against a sports marketer, an aspiring agent and a financial adviser in a college basketball scandal that spoiled the careers of several coaches. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said in its written...
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