Men's college basketball

Penn State coach Pat Chambers argues a call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
January 04, 2019 - 11:22 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State has suspended basketball coach Patrick Chambers for one game for shoving a player during a timeout Thursday night in a loss at No. 2 Michigan Midway through the first half in the 68-55 loss, the ESPN broadcast showed footage of a fired-up Chambers in a huddle,...
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UCLA guard David Singleton celebrates as time runs out in the team's NCAA college basketball game against Stanford on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in Los Angeles. UCLA won 92-70. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 03, 2019 - 11:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mired in a four-game skid and having fired its coach in-season for the first time in the program's 100-year history, UCLA went back to the past to right itself. The Bruins appointed Murry Bartow interim coach after dismissing Steve Alford on Monday. The same day assistant Tyus...
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January 03, 2019 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge gave the go ahead Thursday to a trial next month over charges that former Auburn basketball assistant coach Chuck Person accepted bribes from a financial adviser working for the FBI to steer athletes his way. U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska said there was...
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Kansas' Quentin Grimes goes to the basket during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
January 02, 2019 - 8:50 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The mantra at Kansas is "faces change, expectations don't." Something else that doesn't change? Oklahoma losing in Allen Fieldhouse. Dedric Lawson had 13 points and 15 rebounds, Kansas' young backcourt made enough crucial plays when it mattered, and the fifth-ranked Jayhawks...
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Maryland forward Bruno Fernando, center, of Angola, embraces teammate Jalen Smith after beating Nebraska in an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in College Park, Md. Maryland won 74-72. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
January 02, 2019 - 7:00 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Nebraska's final attempt to score had gone awry, and as the buzzer sounded, Maryland's players rushed to the middle of the court to celebrate the team's most significant victory of the season. "We beat a really good team. We need that for a confidence builder," coach Mark...
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Former Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland, left, arrives at federal court in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Bland is expected to plead guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 02, 2019 - 3:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit bribery, admitting he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer players at the school to certain financial advisers and business managers. Tony Bland's plea in...
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St. John's guard Shamorie Ponds goes up for a layup during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Marquette on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
January 01, 2019 - 10:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The best player in the building was Shamorie Ponds — by far. Ponds scored 20 of his 26 points in the first half, dominating a matchup between two of the nation's top guards, and St. John's rebounded impressively from its first loss by routing No. 16 Marquette 89-69 on Tuesday night...
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Virginia Tech guard Ahmed Hill (13) and Notre Dame forward John Mooney (33) battle for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in Blacksburg, Va. (AP Photo/Don Petersen)
January 01, 2019 - 1:51 pm
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ty Outlaw hit the first 3-pointer, and it became his turn to carry the No. 10 Hokies in a game when four guys took turns. "He fuels me and we feed off each other," Outlaw said of Ahmed Hill, who made consecutive baskets before Outlaw's first 3-pointer from the corner, right...
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File- This Dec. 20, 2018, file photo shows Duke forward Zion Williamson (1) dunking the ball against Texas Tech during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in New York. Williamson is one of the names you may not know now but very well could by the end of 2019. They figure to come up big in the new year.(AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)
December 31, 2018 - 10:30 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After a light Christmas week schedule, top-ranked Duke and everyone else at the top of the AP Top 25 stayed put in a poll with few major changes. Things could be more volatile with conference play set to get rolling this week. The Blue Devils sat atop an unchanged top 12 in...
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Michigan head coach John Beilein reacts after a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Binghamton, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
December 30, 2018 - 12:42 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — After another nondescript December win, John Beilein and Michigan are eager to resume Big Ten play. "I know people would probably say, you'd like more nonconference games, games you're going to win by 20. I don't want them," Beilein said. "We're done with that." Iggy...
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