Men's college basketball

Kentucky's PJ Washington (25) shoots while defended by Tennessee's Kyle Alexander (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
February 16, 2019 - 10:42 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — PJ Washington scored 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and No. 5 Kentucky upset No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 Saturday night to end the Volunteers' 19-game winning streak. The Wildcats used a 25-7 surge over a little more than seven minutes for a 62-38 lead, providing a cushion that...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) defends North Carolina State's Markell Johnson (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
February 16, 2019 - 8:19 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — RJ Barrett had Duke's first triple-double in 13 years, finishing with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the second-ranked Blue Devils' 94-78 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday night. Zion Williamson scored 32 points on 12-of-16 shooting and Tre Jones added 13...
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Iowa State forward Michael Jacobson (12) fouls Kansas State forward Makol Mawien (14) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 16, 2019 - 6:40 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Iowa State was drilled at home by TCU a week ago, then had to sit around without another game until Saturday, left to brood over its uphill climb to get back into the Big 12 race. The Cyclones finally released that pent-up angst against No. 18 Kansas State. Lindell Wigginton...
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Buffalo's Nick Perkins (33) rebounds against Toledo's Luke Knapke (30) and Marreon Jackson (3) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Richard)
February 15, 2019 - 10:24 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Buffalo is still in a bit of a 3-point shooting funk — except for Nick Perkins, who lifted the Bulls to an impressive victory in a Mid-American Conference showdown with Toledo. Perkins matched his career high with 26 points — hitting four 3-pointers in the second half — to help...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, file photo, Maryland guard Anthony Cowan Jr. (1) huddles with teammates, from left, Eric Ayala, Jalen Smith, Bruno Fernando and Darryl Morsell during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Purdue in College Park, Md. Extremely young and doggedly determined, Maryland has used a long-awaited growth spurt to move into the upper tier of the Big Ten standings(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
February 15, 2019 - 1:17 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Extremely young and doggedly determined, Maryland has used a long-awaited growth spurt to move into the upper tier of the Big Ten standings. A confidence-building victory at home over No. 12 Purdue earlier this week provided the 24th-ranked Terrapins (19-6, 10-4) with some...
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Tennessee guard Admiral Schofield (5) drives as he's defended by South Carolina forward Chris Silva (30) and forward Felipe Haase (13) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 85-73. (AP photo/Wade Payne)
February 13, 2019 - 11:19 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — South Carolina couldn't miss from 3-point range and still couldn't put up much of a challenge against No. 1 Tennessee. Admiral Schofield had 21 points and 10 rebounds as the top-ranked Volunteers defeated South Carolina 85-73 on Wednesday for their school-record 19th...
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Duke guard Jordan Goldwire, left, and forward Cam Reddish celebrate following the team's 71-69 victory over Louisville in an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 13, 2019 - 1:24 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking tired and beaten while trailing Louisville by 23 points, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski told his players they would win the game. Whether he believed it or not didn't matter. The Blue Devils bought in and found their energy in the final 10 minutes to mount one of their...
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LSU's Kavell Bigby-Williams (11) celebrates after tipping in the game winning shot against Kentucky after an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. LSU won 73-71. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
February 12, 2019 - 10:40 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A tip-in at the buzzer by Kavell Bigby-Williams helped No. 19 LSU finish off its biggest comeback of the season and finally beat Kentucky. The Tigers have won six games on the road this season after Tuesday night's 73-71 victory over the No. 5 Wildcats. They've survived...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2014 file photo, AmeriCorps volunteers take a pledge as President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton mark the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, which promotes volunteerism and community service, on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington. Hundreds of Teach for America alumni are slamming the educator placement program for telling members to cross the picket line during a potential teacher strike in Oakland, California, or risk losing thousands of dollars at the end of their service. In partnership with the AmeriCorps, Teach for America members can apply for an education award at the end of their service to help pay off student loans. An AmeriCorps spokeswoman couldn't immediately provide comment but said striking is prohibited. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
February 12, 2019 - 6:42 pm
Hundreds of Teach for America alumni are slamming the educator placement program for suggesting members should cross the picket line during a potential teacher strike in Oakland, California, or risk losing thousands of dollars at the end of their service. More than 300 alumni signed the letter...
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Mike Monseur, owner of Godfather's Pizza and Dew Chilli Parlor in Springfield, Ill., speaks in the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2019. Nearly a quarter of workers in Illinois would see their pay almost double under a proposal nearing final approval in the Legislature, but inflation will take a huge bite by the time the state's minimum wage reaches $15 an hour in 2025. (AP Photo/John O'Connor)
February 12, 2019 - 4:56 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Nearly a quarter of workers in Illinois would see their pay almost double under a proposal nearing final approval in the Legislature, but inflation will take a huge bite by the time the state's minimum wage reaches $15 an hour in 2025. The statewide pay floor has remained...
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