Men's college basketball

Memphis' James Wiseman, second from right, sits out the game along with Isaiah Stokes, right, in an NCAA college basketball game against Alcorn State Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. Malcolm Dandridge is first from right. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)
November 20, 2019 - 11:25 pm
The James Wiseman saga finally has a resolution. After months of back-and-forth between Memphis and the NCAA, the sports governing body has cleared the heralded freshman to return to the basketball court on Jan. 12. Wiseman will sit out a total of 12 games under a decision announced by the NCAA...
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November 20, 2019 - 1:05 am
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Sophomore Jaiden Delaire has a simple goal for himself and that is to just get better. He took a big leap in the right direction Tuesday night. Delaire scored a career-high 21 points, Oscar da Silva added 16 points, and Stanford beat Maryland Eastern Shore 76-55 in the first...
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Duke's Vernon Carey Jr. (1) is guarded by Georgia State's Joe Jones III (23) during an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)
November 19, 2019 - 11:41 am
Duke found itself in a familiar position this week by reclaiming the top spot in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll. The Blue Devils earned the top spot for the 143rd week to extend their all-time record after previous No. 1 Kentucky lost to unranked Evansville. Duke’s reign at the...
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Michigan State guard Cassius Winston thanks the crowd for the support he and the Winston family have received after the death of his brother Zachary last week. Winston spoke after an NCAA college basketball game against Charleston Southern, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
November 18, 2019 - 10:49 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston made his first comments in public since the death of his brother, thanking Michigan State fans for their support. Winston had 11 points and eight assists to help the third-ranked Spartans tune up with a 94-46 win over Charleston Southern on Monday night...
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Duke's Joey Baker (13) reacts to a play during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgia State in Durham, N.C., Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)
November 18, 2019 - 5:45 pm
Duke is back at No. 1, moving up a spot following a pair of victories last week. The Blue Devils can thank Evansville for the jump. Duke moved to No. 1 for the first time this season, receiving 52 first-place votes from a 65-member media panel in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll...
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November 15, 2019 - 10:25 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — AJ Lawson had a slow start to what many consider his last season in college. He’s glad he finally got to have the impact he wanted in South Carolina’s latest win. Lawson scored a career-high 28 points and helped the Gamecocks take off on an 18-2 start to the second half as...
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Duke's Tre Jones (3) celebrates with teammates after a play during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgia State in Durham, N.C., Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)
November 15, 2019 - 9:32 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 2 Duke hadn’t shot this poorly all season. The Blue Devils made up for it with one of their most impressive rebounding performances in four decades under Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski. Tre Jones scored a career-high 31 points and Duke pulled away to beat pesky Georgia...
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Seton Hall guard Myles Powell (13) reacts after falling to the court during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
November 15, 2019 - 5:40 pm
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — The NCAA has placed the men’s basketball program at Seton Hall on probation for three years, taken away a scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year and limited recruiting in each of the next two seasons as part of a negotiated resolution of a transfer tampering case...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2018, file photo, Bill Russell arrives at the NBA Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Russell says he is finally ready to be a Hall of Famer. The 11-time NBA champion, five-time MVP, Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champ said on Twitter on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, that he was presented with his Hall of Fame ring in a private ceremony that comes three decades after he was first selected for the shrine at Springfield, Mass. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
November 15, 2019 - 5:29 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Bill Russell finally accepted his Basketball Hall of Fame ring. The 11-time NBA champion, five-time MVP, Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champ said on Twitter on Friday that he was presented with his Hall of Fame ring in a private ceremony. The 85-year-old Boston...
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Michigan State guard Cassius Winston directs his team against Seton Hall during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
November 15, 2019 - 12:31 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — No. 3 Michigan State and No. 12 Seton Hall put on a mid-November show worthy of March Madness. It was showdown of two of college basketball’s best teams and a showcase of two of the nation’s marquee players. Of course, the eventual hero was a freshman who had failed to score a...
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