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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) When it comes to football and politics, Nebraska is as red a state as there is. When it comes to basketball, it's a deep shade of blue, as in Creighton blue. The 10th-ranked Bluejays (8-0) and Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-3) play their annual game Wednesday night at Pinnacle...
Texas guard out with toe injury following leukemia treatmentAUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas guard Andrew Jones has fractured a toe in practice, and the school says there is no timetable for his return.Jones had rejoined the team following his diagnosis of leukemia, which occurred in January. He sat out...
Riller's thriller leads Charleston past Towson 54-53CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Grant Riller scored 12 points - seven in the last 2+ minutes - and made the game-winning reverse, left-hand layup with 15 seconds left to give Charleston a 54-53 win over Towson on Saturday.Riller's layup with 2:46 to go...
Water issues forcing No. 12 UNC to stay in Duke territoryCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) A water shortage has driven No. 12 North Carolina off campus ahead of Saturday's home game with No. 20 Notre Dame.In an email to The Associated Press, team spokesman Steve Kirschner said Friday that...
AP Basketball WriterArizona St will have more size, lineup options this seasonBy JOHN MARSHALLTEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona State was one of college basketball's biggest surprises during the 2017-18 season, rising to No. 3 in the AP Top 25 and making the NCAA Tournament for the first time in...
AP Basketball WriterVirginia No. 1 in preliminary NCAA rankingsBy JOHN MARSHALLVirginia is the top overall seed in preliminary NCAA Tournament rankings, with Villanova, Xavier and Purdue earning the other top seeds.The Cavaliers, No. 2 in The AP Top 25 , were slated as the South Region's top seed in...
Boyd helps spark Idaho State past CSU Northridge 67-55NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (AP) Brandon Boyd scored 19 points on 8-for-10 shooting, and Idaho State forced 17 turnovers on the way to a 67-55 defeat of Cal State Northridge on Saturday.CSUN, hoping to end a 10-game losing streak, led 7-0 at...
Bliznyuk, EWU beat Northridge 86-58, snap 5-game loss streakCHENEY, Wash. (AP) Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Eastern Washington returned home for the first time since Nov. 10 to snap a five-game losing streak with an 86-58 victory over Cal State Northridge on Sunday.The...
Associated PressNo. 23 Kansas State beats West Virginia to keep Big 12 leadBy JOHN LOWEMORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Barry Brown scored 21 points and No. 23 Kansas State beat West Virginia 65-51 on Monday night to remain atop the Big 12 standings.A 14-0 run midway through the second half,...
Krzyzewski: No 'plan of execution' for NCAA hoops reformsDURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn't believe the NCAA coordinated its reforms well enough.Speaking two days after the governing body announced numerous changes following a high-profile corruption scandal in college basketball, Krzyzewski on Friday said he approves the...
AP Sports WriterVols' Barnes to earn $26 million over next 5 seasonsBy STEVE MEGARGEEKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes will make $26 million over the next five seasons as part of a hefty raise he will receive after speaking with UCLA about its coaching vacancy earlier...
AP Sports WriterRebuilding Memphis, No. 3 Tennessee renew basketball rivalryBy TERESA M. WALKERMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) This is the stage Penny Hardaway wants at Memphis.Excitement, anticipation and a sell-out crowd for the biggest game the Tigers have played in years. That's the setting for Saturday's showdown with No. 3...

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