Men's college basketball

Kansas' Jalen Wilson (10) shoots as Kentucky's Lance Ware (55) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
December 01, 2020 - 10:20 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kansas forward Jalen Wilson waited a whole year for a night like Tuesday. His celebration came in almost total silence. Wilson scored 21 of his career-high 23 points in the second half, made the first two 3-pointers of his career during the key stretch and posted his first...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo gestures during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind. Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo has tested positive for COVID-19. The school’s athletic department made the announcement Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
December 01, 2020 - 7:39 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Rocket Watts scored 20 points and Julius Marble had a career-high 12 to help No. 8 Michigan State beat No. 6 Duke 75-69 on Tuesday night in the Champions Classic. The Spartans (3-0) closed the first half with a 13-4 surge to take a 37-33 lead at halftime. They maintained control...
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Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm directs his players against Arkansas-Pine Bluff during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney)
December 01, 2020 - 1:11 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ West Virginia said Tuesday that no fans will be allowed at its men’s and women’s basketball games in December, except for essential personnel and the families of players and staff, due to recent spikes of COVID-19...
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North Carolina guard R.J. Davis (4) leaps to shoot a basket over UNLV guard Bryce Hamilton (13) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Maui Invitational tournament, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Asheville, N.C. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
November 30, 2020 - 6:17 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Freshman RJ Davis scored 16 points and No. 14 North Carolina overcame an ugly start to beat UNLV 78-51 on Monday night in the first round of the relocated Maui Invitational. Garrison Brooks added 14 points and surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career in the first half...
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November 30, 2020 - 6:15 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Florida's men's basketball team has signed on for a trip to Mohegan Sun in Connecticut for two midweek games in “Bubbleville.” The Gators will face Army on Wednesday and Boston College on Thursday night. Florida...
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Minnesota linebacker Josh Aune (29) holds the ball after he intercepted a Purdue pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 34-31. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
November 30, 2020 - 2:02 pm
Minnesota announced Monday it has called off this weekend's game against No. 16 Northwestern, the second straight cancellation for the Gophers due to a spike in COVID-19 cases within the program. University officials made the decision in consultation with the Big Ten after seven additional positive...
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Baylor's Jared Butler (12) attempts a shot over Washington's Riley Sorn (52) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 30, 2020 - 9:32 am
The first Associated Press men’s college basketball poll of the regular season remained steady at the top. The rest, predictably, was filled with change as teams exceeded or failed to live up to preseason expectations. Gonzaga and Baylor remained Nos. 1-2 in the poll released Monday. The Zags...
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Villanova's Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, center right, goes up for a basket as Virginia Tech's Keve Aluma defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
November 28, 2020 - 8:24 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Keve Aluma scored 22 points and Nahiem Alleyne added 20 as Virginia Tech upset No. 3 Villanova 81-73 in overtime on Saturday night. Tyrece Radford added eight points and 13 rebounds for the Hokies (2-0), who didn't know they would be playing the nation's third-ranked team...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
November 28, 2020 - 4:17 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Wake Forest is pausing all football team activities until at least Wednesday because of recent positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The announcement came shortly after the Atlantic Coast Conference said...
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FILE - Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury removes his mask to yell before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle. The New England Patriots host the Cardinals on Sunday Nov. 29. With a win, Arizona can also add yet another blow to the New England’s fading playoff hopes. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)
November 27, 2020 - 7:37 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Ohio State’s football game at Illinois has been canceled because the No. 3 Buckeyes have had a spike of COVID-19 cases this week. The cancelation came about sevens hours after the school announced coach Ryan Day...
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