College basketball

Kansas head coach Bill Self, right, yells at referee Gerry Pollard, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. Kansas defeated Oklahoma 87-70. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 21, 2020 - 6:24 pm
Bill Self stood in front of a mural plastered on the wall just outside the Kansas locker room in Allen Fieldhouse depicting the Jayhawks' many championship rings, and he mused about the importance of his team's trip to Baylor on Saturday. “I don't have to tell them,” Self said. “They know how many...
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Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) looks for an open teammate as Oregon's Addison Patterson (22) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)
February 21, 2020 - 12:17 am
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State's Remy Martin was fighting for possession during the first half when he caught an inadvertent elbow right to the middle of his face that knocked a tooth loose. Martin left the game and went to the locker room. A few minutes later, he returned to the court and...
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February 20, 2020 - 11:59 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona rolled past an undisciplined Oregon State squad 89-63 on Thursday night. Josh Green scored 18 points and Nico Mannion scored 12 of his 16 in the second half for the 24th-ranked Wildcats (19-7, 9-4 Pac-12), Max Hazzard scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half and...
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North Carolina State guard C.J. Bryce (13) and forward D.J. Funderburk (0) react following a play against Duke during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
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February 20, 2020 - 12:34 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State overwhelmed sixth-ranked Duke so thoroughly that the Blue Devils' Hall of Fame coach could only describe his team as “never there" after a historically lopsided loss. Markell Johnson scored a career-high 28 points, including his third halfcourt shot this...
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Tulsa's Martins Igbanu, left, goes up for a shot as Houston's Chris Harris Jr., center, and Fabian White Jr., right, defend during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 20, 2020 - 12:24 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Caleb Mills came to life at the right time, sparking a huge second half by Houston. Mills scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half to lead No. 22 Houston to a 76-43 win over Tulsa on Wednesday night. “I came into the game, and I didn’t want to settle for three’s because it’s...
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February 19, 2020 - 11:08 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Maryland coach Brenda Frese said she likes how the Terrapins are playing with post-season play on the horizon. The No. 7 Terps have a wealth of weapons on offense, and also get the job done on defense. Kaila Charles scored 16 points while Shakira Austin and Diamond Miller each...
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Louisville forward Jordan Nwora (33) shoots as he's defended by Syracuse forward Elijah Hughes (33) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Louisville won 90-66. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
February 19, 2020 - 11:01 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Consecutive losses prompted Louisville’s captains to conduct a players-only meeting to sort things out. That discussion obviously put the No. 11 Cardinals on the same page in many phases considering how they handled Syracuse. Jordan Nwora scored 17 points, Dwayne Sutton added...
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Seton Hall forward Sandro Mamukelashvili, left, celebrates wtih guard Shavar Reynolds (33) after hitting a basket in the final second of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Butler, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Newark, N.J. Seton Hall won 74-72. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 19, 2020 - 10:42 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With the game tied and less than a second to play, Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard had a feeling Butler would be looking for Pirates' leading scorer Myles Powell to get the ball. So he called a play Sandro Mamukelashvili, one he had seen a couple of months ago watching the...
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Baylor guard Jared Butler (12) drives around Oklahoma guard Alondes Williams (15) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
February 19, 2020 - 1:09 am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma seemingly had a chance before Jared Butler snuffed out the Sooners' upset hopes. The sophomore guard scored 11 of his 22 points during a crucial five-minute stretch in the second half, and No. 1 Baylor beat Oklahoma 65-54 on Tuesday night for its Big 12-record 23rd...
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West Virginia coach Bob Huggins reacts to a call during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma State on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)
February 19, 2020 - 12:04 am
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins had a better time being around North Carolina great Dean Smith than talking about tying him on the career wins list. The 17th-ranked Mountaineers took over early in the second half to beat Oklahoma State 65-47 Tuesday night, giving Huggins...
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