Men's college basketball

Kansas coach Bill Self yells at Ochai Agbaji (30) after he let the ball go out of bounds during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
March 09, 2020 - 12:08 pm
Kansas maintained its grip on the No. 1 ranking in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll Monday, while fourth-ranked Florida State has its highest ranking in nearly five decades. The Jayhawks received all 65 first-place votes to remain at the top for a third straight week and fourth...
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March 09, 2020 - 12:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Kansas remains unanimous No. 1 in Top 25 ahead of Gonzaga; Florida State up to No. 4, Creighton to No. 7.
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Michigan State's Cassius Winston kisses the court as he comes out late of an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio State in the second half Sunday, March 8, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
March 08, 2020 - 11:14 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston kissed Michigan State's logo in the middle of its basketball court, following the school's quarter-century long tradition toward the end of his last game at the Breslin Center. The senior scored 27 points to help the 16th-ranked Spartans beat No. 19 Ohio...
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Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon, right center, and his team celebrate after they won a share of the Big Ten regular season title after defeating Michigan in an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 08, 2020 - 7:02 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Each member of the Maryland basketball team took turns gripping the trophy awarded to the Big Ten Conference champions. They wore bright red hats boasting their accomplishment, and they proudly cut down the nets on each side of the court. It really didn't matter to coach...
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FILE - In this April 29, 2015, file photo, Baltimore Orioles' Caleb Joseph connects for a single against the Chicago White Sox in Baltimore. Jeff Samardzija pitched for the White Sox in the game at Camden Yards closed to fans because of rioting in Baltimore prompted by the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody. U.S. sports leaders are now weighing whether to bar fans from ballparks and stadiums to help stall the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
March 08, 2020 - 4:30 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — As U.S. sports leagues weigh whether to bar fans from ballparks and stadiums to help stall the coronavirus outbreak, San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija is one of the few players who can tell them exactly what that feels like. “It’s not very fun,” he said...
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Southern California forward Onyeka Okongwu (21) dunks against UCLA during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 08, 2020 - 3:20 pm
The Pac-12 Conference has the potential to get seven teams through to the NCAA Tournament. That would match the past two years combined and equal the conference record set in 2016. To get there, a few teams may have some work to do at next week's Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas. No. 13 Oregon (24-7...
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Oregon guard Will Richardson (0) lays in a basket against Stanford during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Thomas Boyd)
March 08, 2020 - 3:44 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The opportunity was there, and Oregon wasn’t about to let it pass. With a share of the Pac-12 regular season championship assured before the game, the No. 13 Ducks claimed it outright for themselves by finishing perfect at home with an 80-67 victory Saturday over Stanford. “I...
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Yeshiva forward Michael Bixon hugs forward Daniel Katz, back to camera, after the team's 102-83 win over Penn State-Harrisburg in the second round of the NCAA men's Division III college basketball tournament Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)
March 08, 2020 - 3:27 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — First came the prayer ceremony at the conclusion of the Sabbath with their families, then, the celebration on the basketball court and the overflowing joy of March Madness victory. Yeshiva University beat Penn State Harrisburg 102-83 on Saturday to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA...
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Dayton's Obi Toppin (1) and Jalen Crutcher (10) celebrate during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against George Washington, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Tribble)
March 08, 2020 - 1:05 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Dayton put the lid on a historic regular season by cutting down the nets as runaway Atlantic 10 Conference champions. The No. 3 Flyers now look to the postseason to add another chapter to what has been one of college basketball's best stories. Obi Toppin had 27 points --...
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San Diego State head coach Brian Dutcher instructs his team against Utah State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the Mountain West Conference men's tournament championship Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
March 07, 2020 - 10:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sam Merrill once again lifted Utah State to a Mountain West Tournament title. Merrill hit a contested 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds to play to give the Aggies a 59-56 victory over No. 5 San Diego State and clinch a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season on Saturday...
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