College basketball

Connecticut guard R.J. Cole (1) shoots against Butler forward Bryce Golden (33) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Storrs, Conn. (David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP)
January 27, 2021 - 1:02 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ UConn says it has postponed its next two men's basketball games, including Thursday’s scheduled contest with No. 3 Villanova after learning that an official who worked its Tuesday night win over Butler has tested...
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Texas forward Greg Brown (4) and Oklahoma forward Kur Kuath, center, chase the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
January 26, 2021 - 10:49 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Oklahoma Sooners are surging. And when they can grab a tough win at Texas, it makes no difference to them the Longhorns were playing short-handed and without their coach. Austin Reaves scored 23 points and made two free throws with 18.3 seconds left that proved to be the...
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Rutgers guard Ron Harper Jr. (24) reacts to his team's defeat of Indiana in an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)
January 26, 2021 - 6:14 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Colgate men’s basketball games this weekend at Army have been postponed due to a positive COVID-19 test result within Army’s Tier 1 personnel. The news for the Raiders comes on the heels of last weekend’s...
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Texas head coach Shaka Smart directs his team against Kansas State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
January 25, 2021 - 6:04 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ COVID-19 tests within the Bucknell men’s and women’s basketball Tier 1 group that were announced as positive on Saturday have been amended to a negative result by the laboratory that conducted the testing. The...
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Louisville guard Dana Evans, left, drives around Wake Forest guard Gina Conti (5) in the first quarter of an NCAA women's college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
January 25, 2021 - 1:02 pm
Louisville and North Carolina State both survived upset bids by unranked teams to remain the top two teams in The Associated Press women's basketball poll released Monday. The No. 1 Cardinals needed a late basket from Dana Evans to stave off Wake Forest on Sunday while the second-ranked Wolfpack...
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Louisville guard Dana Evans, left, drives around Wake Forest guard Gina Conti (5) in the first quarter of an NCAA women's college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
January 24, 2021 - 5:26 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville spent most of Sunday looking little like the nation's top-ranked team, from struggling to make shots to keeping a determined opponent off the boards. Of course, it helps to have Dana Evans to offset all that — and allow the Cardinals to barely avoid a huge...
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FILE- In a Dec. 18, 2020 file photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Robert Gordon addresses the state in Lansing, Mich. On Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 Gordon resigned his position. He made the announcement without explanation Friday, just hours after signing a revised order to allow restaurants to resume indoor dining on Feb. 1. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, File)
January 24, 2021 - 12:40 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The entire University of Michigan athletic department is pausing after several positive tests for the new COVID-19 variant that transmits at a higher rate. The state Department of Health and Human Services issued the mandate Saturday, with the school saying it follows the...
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Stanford forward Oscar da Silva, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring in overtime for a victory in an NCAA college basketball game against UCLA in Santa Cruz, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
January 23, 2021 - 8:25 pm
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Oscar da Silva surveyed UCLA's defense and thought about hanging back to try a short jumper. “They started yelling ‘Watch the lob, watch the lob,'” the Stanford senior said. “I just waited a little longer and the space opened up under the basket, and I went." Da Silva...
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San Jose Sharks' Dylan Gambrell, right, tries to hold back Minnesota Wild goalie Kaapo Kahkonen in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
January 23, 2021 - 7:57 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The San Jose Sharks will open their home schedule in the desert. The Sharks’ first two home games will be Feb. 1 and 3 against the Vegas Golden Knights at Gila River Arena, home of the Arizona Coyotes. The Sharks...
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Purdue center Zach Edey (15) fouls Michigan forward Austin Davis (51) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
January 22, 2021 - 10:18 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Michigan coach Juwan Howard put the emphasis on defense from the first time his entire team practiced this season. It paid big dividends Friday night. On a night Isaiah Livers matched his season high with 22 points and Eli Brooks added 11, the seventh-ranked Wolverines...
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