Men's college basketball

December 05, 2019 - 12:52 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan and Kentucky have agreed to play a basketball game in London next season as part of a three-year deal that also includes a home-and-home series between the two programs. Michigan announced the deal Thursday. The teams will play at O2 Arena in London in December 2020...
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Ohio State forward Kyle Young, left, and North Carolina forward Garrison Brooks (15) reach for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
December 05, 2019 - 1:04 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Sixth-ranked Ohio State spent the last 15 minutes of Wednesday night's trip to seventh-ranked North Carolina knocking down shots, making the Tar Heels work for every look and ultimately driving the blue-clad home fans toward the exits well before the final horn. The result...
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Maryland guard Eric Ayala reacts after dunking on Notre Dame during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
December 04, 2019 - 9:33 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Jalen Smith had 15 points and a career-high 16 rebounds as No. 3 Maryland cruised to a 72-51 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Eric Ayala scored 14 points and Aaron Wiggins added 11 for the Terrapins (9-0), who are off to their best...
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Michigan center Jon Teske (15) attempts to strip the ball away from Louisville forward Dwayne Sutton (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
December 03, 2019 - 9:47 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and top-ranked Louisville held No. 4 Michigan to a season-low 26% shooting mark for a 58-43 victory Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in its first game since returning to No. 1. The Cardinals (8-0) shot just 37% but their...
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Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing encourages the crowd to get behind his team during the second half of the first round of the 2K Empire Classic NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in New York. Georgetown defeated Texas 82-66. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 03, 2019 - 3:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of Georgetown’s top players — James Akinjo and Josh LeBlanc — will not play for the basketball team for the rest of the season. Coach Patrick Ewing announced Monday the sophomores are off the roster “effective immediately.” The written statement did not say why they are gone...
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Louisville forward Jordan Nwora (33) reaches for the ball as he tries to knock it away from Western Kentucky guard Taveion Hollingsworth (11) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
December 02, 2019 - 5:23 pm
Louisville is the latest No. 1 following an unexpected loss by Duke. Michigan has matched a record by debuting at No. 4. A season of parity is taking a toll in the AP Top 25. Louisville became the fourth team in five weeks to claim the top spot, receiving 48 of 65 first-place votes from a national...
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Maryland players celebrate with the Orlando Invitational Trophy after defeating Marquette during an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
December 01, 2019 - 3:51 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Cowan Jr. scored 22 points and backcourt mate Darryl Morsell helped fifth-ranked Maryland limit Marquette star Markus Howard to six points as the Terrapins remained unbeaten with an 84-63 victory over the Golden Eagles on Sunday in the championship game of the...
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Saint Mary's guard Jordan Ford (3) celebrates after the team defeated Utah State during an NCAA college basketball game in Moraga, Calif., Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
November 30, 2019 - 2:20 am
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Saint Mary’s doesn’t get a whole lot of chances to match up with the type of opponents that can bolster an NCAA tournament resume, so it’s important that the Gaels take advantage of those opportunities. Jordan Ford scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half and sparked a...
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Maryland guard Anthony Cowan Jr. (1) steals the ball from Harvard guard Noah Kirkwood (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
November 29, 2019 - 8:18 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — No. 5 Maryland is answering the challenge against stronger competition in the Orlando Invitational. Coach Mark Turgeon’s just wondering what it’ll take to get Terrapins (7-0) going a little earlier in games, regardless of who they’re playing. “I think we've beaten two...
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November 29, 2019 - 4:10 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Isaiah Livers scored 21 points and Michigan again overwhelmed a highly ranked opponent with its flowing offense to beat No. 8 Gonzaga 82-64 on Friday in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Jon Teske added 19 points and 15 rebounds for the Wolverines, who...
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