Men's college basketball

File-This Oct. 24, 2018, file photo shows Miami's Dewan Hernandez speaking to the media during a news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C. For Miami Hurricanes junior Hernandez, the season that never started is over. The 6-foot-11 forward must sit out the remainder of this season and 40 percent of next season because of his dealings with an agent, the NCAA said Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 28, 2019 - 3:35 pm
MIAMI (AP) — For Miami Hurricanes junior Dewan Hernandez, the season that never started is over. The 6-foot-11 forward must sit out the remainder of this season and 40 percent of next season because of his dealings with an agent, the NCAA said Monday. Hernandez responded by saying he'll turn pro...
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Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes talks to guard Admiral Schofield (5) after he was called for a flagrant foul in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against West Virginia, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 83-66. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
January 28, 2019 - 10:39 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tennessee handled its first week at No. 1 in more than a decade well enough to stay on its AP Top 25 perch. The Volunteers received 48 of 64 first-place votes in Monday's poll to extend the program's first stint at No. 1 since February 2008. Tennessee (18-1, 6-0 Southeastern...
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Purdue center Matt Haarms (32) celebrates with forward Trevion Williams (50) and guard Sasha Stefanovic (55) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in West Lafayette, Ind., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
January 27, 2019 - 2:03 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — First, Purdue took a page from Michigan State's playbook. Then Nojel Eastern rewrote the script. Ryan Cline scored 17 points and Eastern overcame his season-long free throw troubles by making six straight down the stretch to help the Boilermakers fend off a frantic late...
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Kentucky's PJ Washington (25) shoots while defended by Kansas' Marcus Garrett (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
January 26, 2019 - 7:37 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — PJ Washington and No. 8 Kentucky hit the glass hard against No. 9 Kansas. It worked. Washington scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half, and the Wildcats beat the Jayhawks 71-63 on Saturday in the SEC-Big 12 Challenge. Washington, Reid Travis and Keldon Johnson powered...
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Tennessee guard Lamonte Turner (1) shoots a free throw in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against West Virginia, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 83-66. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
January 26, 2019 - 4:52 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lamonte' Turner made the most of a rare start for Tennessee. Turner scored 23 points and the top-ranked Volunteers held West Virginia scoreless for a 9 1/2-minute stretch Saturday on its way to an 83-66 victory. The 21-year-old Turner also had five assists in his first start...
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Virginia's De'Andre Hunter (12) makes contact with Notre Dame's D.J. Harvey (5) with his elbow under the basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. Virginia won 82-55. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
January 26, 2019 - 2:21 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — No. 3 Virginia made itself right at home at Notre Dame's sold-out Purcell Pavilion, wearing home whites and running out to a 12-0 start. De'Andre Hunter scored 19 points to lead five Cavaliers in double figures during their 82-55 rout of the Irish on Saturday. Despite four...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie passes the ball during practice for the team's first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Des Moines, Iowa. Former UConn basketball coach Ollie has brought his $10 million dispute with the school over his firing to both state and federal court. Lawyers for Ollie and the university were to give oral arguments Friday, Jan. 25, in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport on a motion that would allow Ollie to move forward with a racial discrimination complaint against the school without jeopardizing his right to an arbitration hearing with UConn over his firing last year. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
January 24, 2019 - 11:21 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie has brought his $10 million dispute with the school over his firing to both state and federal court. A hearing is scheduled Friday in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on a motion that would allow Ollie to move forward...
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Gonzaga guard Josh Perkins (13) drives to the basket against Santa Clara forward Henrik Jadersten during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
January 24, 2019 - 10:51 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With about 4½ minutes left in the first half, a section of Santa Clara fans started counting down the shot clock's final seconds well ahead of time in an attempt to rattle Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura. Like most everything the Broncos tried against the No. 4 Bulldogs, it didn'...
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, Villanova head coach Jay Wright yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul, in Villanova, Pa. The Big East Conference has become somewhat of a demolition derby when it comes to men’s basketball. Take a look at the standings after Wednesday night’s game. No. 12 Marquette and No. 18 and defending national champion Villanova are the only teams with winning conference records. The other eight teams are below .500 and all have four losses. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
January 24, 2019 - 1:18 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Big East Conference has become a demolition derby. Look at the men's basketball standings after Wednesday night's game. No. 12 Marquette and No. 18 Villanova, the defending national champion, are the only teams with winning conference records. The eight other teams are below...
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Tennessee forward Grant Williams (2) shoots a free throw against Vanderbilt in overtime of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Williams scored a career-high 41 points and was 23 for 23 at the free-throw line as Tennessee won 88-83 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
January 23, 2019 - 8:22 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Williams had the game of his life and the best free throw shooting performance by a college player in six decades. Tennessee needed every last point in its first outing this season as the nation's top-ranked team. Williams scored a career-high 43 and made all 23 free...
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