College Basketball NEWS ARCHIVE
» Thursday, November 30, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Michigan St. routs No. 5 Notre Dame

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Cassius Winston piled up 17 points, five rebounds and seven assists, and No. 3 Michigan State never trailed while handing No. 5 Notre Dame its first loss, 81-63 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Thursday.


Pay up: Pitino sues Louisville for millions after ouster

Former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino sued the university's Athletic Association for $38.7 million, claiming his contract was breached and that he was fired with no justified cause.


Top 25 roundup: Bagley, No. 1 Duke beat Indiana

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Marvin Bagley III scored 23 points and Grayson Allen added 21 to lead No. 1 Duke to a 91-81 victory over Indiana in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Wednesday night.


» Wednesday, November 29, 2017

East Carolina coach Lebo resigns

East Carolina men's basketball coach Jeff Lebo resigned on Wednesday following a 2-4 start to his eighth season with the program.


Baylor F Maston out until January

Baylor senior forward Terry Maston will be sidelined until January with a broken hand, the school announced on Wednesday.


Top 25 roundup: No. 21 Xavier defeats No. 16 Baylor

CINCINNATI -- Kaiser Gates scored a career-high 19 points and J.P. Macura also scored 19, lifting No. 21 Xavier to a 76-63 victory over No. 16 Baylor on Tuesday night.


» Tuesday, November 28, 2017

UTEP coach Floyd retires after defeat

Texas El-Paso lost more than just a basketball game Monday night.


» Monday, November 27, 2017

Arizona falls out of Top 25 poll after 3 stunning losses

Arizona, which lost three consecutive games last week, went from No. 2 in the AP Top 25 to unranked, a stunning fall that ended the Wildcats' run of 100 consecutive poll appearances, which had been the second-longest streak in the country.


Top 25 roundup: Duke, Michigan State win PK80 titles

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Buoyed by a late run, No. 1 Duke stormed back from a 17-point deficit in the second half to defeat No. 7 87-84 on Sunday night in the championship game of the Phil Knight 80 Invitational's Motion Bracket.


» Sunday, November 26, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Michigan State dumps UNC

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Joshua Langford scored a game-high 23 points, leading No. 4 Michigan State to a 63-45 win over No. 9 North Carolina on Sunday in the championship game of the Phil Knight 80 Invitational's Victory bracket.


Top 25 roundup: No. 17 Gonzaga outlasts Texas in overtime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Reserve Rui Hachimura scored 20 points as No. 17. Gonzaga outlasted Texas for a 76-71 overtime win in the third-place game of the Victory bracket of the Phil Knight 80 Invitational on Sunday.


» Saturday, November 25, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 2 Arizona suffers third straight loss

Senior guard Dakota Mathias had a game-high 24 points to lead four Purdue players in double figures to help the No. 18 Boilermakers to an 89-64 win over slumping No. 2 Arizona on Friday in the seventh-place in the Battle 4 Atlantis in Paradise Island, Bahamas.


» Friday, November 24, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Arizona falls again in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Southern Methodist senior guard Ben Emelogu II scored a team-high 20 points to help the Mustangs upset No. 2 Arizona 66-60 on Thursday night at the Battle 4 Atlantis.


Top 25 roundup: Arizona falls again in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Southern Methodist senior guard Ben Emelogu II scored a team-high 20 points to help the Mustangs upset No. 2 Arizona 66-60 on Thursday night at the Battle 4 Atlantis.


» Thursday, November 23, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Duke survives upstart Portland State

PORTLAND, Ore. -- After receiving a wake-up call in the first half, No. 1 Duke began the Phil Knight 80 Invitational with a 99-81 first-round victory over upstart Portland State on Thursday.


Top 25 roundup: Duke survives upstart Portland State

PORTLAND, Ore. -- After receiving a wake-up call in the first half, No. 1 Duke began the Phil Knight 80 Invitational with a 99-81 first-round victory over upstart Portland State on Thursday.


Hawaii coach Ganot signs contract extension

Hawaii coach Eran Ganot signed a one-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season, the school announced.


Top 25 roundup: N.C. State topples No. 2 Arizona

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Senior Allerik Freeman scored 24 points and freshman Braxton Beverly added 20 to help unranked North Carolina State upset No. 2 Arizona 90-84 in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Thursday.


» Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Louisville: Player tied to Pitino firing will not play for Cardinals

Louisville announced Wednesday that freshman Brian Bowen, tied to the Rick Pitino firing and one of the players at the center of the FBI probe into corruption in college basketball, will never play for the Cardinals.


Trump calls LaVar Ball an ’ungrateful fool’

President Donald Trump criticized LaVar Ball again for downplaying his role in bringing home three UCLA basketball players, including Ball's son, after a recent shoplifting incident in China during a team trip.


Louisville: Player tied to Pitino firing will not play for Cardinals

Louisville announced Wednesday that freshman Brian Bowen, tied to the Rick Pitino firing and one of the players at the center of the FBI probe into corruption in college basketball, will never play for the Cardinals.


Trump calls LaVar Ball an ’ungrateful fool’

President Donald Trump criticized LaVar Ball again for downplaying the president's role in bringing home three UCLA basketball players, including Ball's son, after a recent shoplifting incident in China during a team trip.


Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas sets 3-pointer record

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Third-ranked Kansas set a school record with 19 3-pointers Tuesday night while routing road-weary Texas Southern 114-71 in Allen Fieldhouse.


» Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Missouri F Porter slated to undergo back surgery

Highly touted Missouri prospect Michael Porter Jr. will undergo spinal surgery and is expected to miss the rest of the season, the university announced Tuesday afternoon.


» Monday, November 20, 2017

Another tall order: Bol’s son commits to Oregon

High-profile basketball prospect Bol Bol, son of former 7-foot-7 NBA player Manute Bol, has signed a national letter of intent Monday to attend Oregon.


Duke strengthens No. 1 spot after Michigan State win

Duke strengthened its hold on the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press college basketball poll after beating then-No. 2 Michigan State last week.


» Sunday, November 19, 2017

Michigan State F Bridges leaves game with leg injury

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan State star Miles Bridges suffered a leg injury with 8:32 remaining in his team's game against Stony Brook on Sunday at Breslin Center.


Trump responds to LaVar: "I should have left them in jail"

After LaVar Ball downplayed President Donald Trump's involvement in getting his son and two other UCLA teammates released from China for their recent shoplifting arrest, Trump shot back that "I should have left them in jail."


Top 25 roundup: West Virginia wins by 63 points

Daxter Miles poured in a career-high 32 points and No. 24 West Virginia overwhelmed Morgan State 111-48 on Saturday night in Morgantown, W. Va.


» Saturday, November 18, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Duke not sharp, but wins

DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke didn't play at the highest level, but the top-ranked Blue Devils were good enough anyway Friday night.


» Friday, November 17, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Bluiett leads No. 15 Xavier past Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. -- Xavier senior forward Trevon Bluiett scored a game-high 25 points -- including a pair of 3-pointers with less than two minutes left in the game -- as the No. 15 Musketeers held off Wisconsin 80-70 in a nonconference game at the Kohl Center on Thursday.


» Thursday, November 16, 2017

Top 25 roundup: Bluiett leads No. 15 Xavier past Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. -- Xavier senior forward Trevon Bluiett scored a game-high 25 points -- including a pair of 3-pointers with less than two minutes left in the game -- as the No. 15 Musketeers held off Wisconsin 80-70 in a nonconference game at the Kohl Center on Thursday.


Missouri’s Porter (leg) to sit out vs. Utah

Missouri highly touted freshman Michael Porter Jr. will sit out his second consecutive game on Thursday due to a leg injury.


No. 8 Florida set to unleash Koulechov on North Florida

Eighth-ranked Florida plays its second game of the season Thursday night, eager to see more of Egor Koulechov.


Top 25 roundup: No. 23 UCLA survives Central Arkansas in OT

LOS ANGELES -- A Wednesday that began with negative headlines for No. 23 UCLA nearly ended with another, but the Bruins rallied in overtime to beat upset-minded Central Arkansas 106-101 at Pauley Pavilion.


» Wednesday, November 15, 2017

UCLA players suspended after shoplifting incident

UCLA freshmen basketball players LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were suspended indefinitely by the school on Wednesday after returning from China where they were held last week for shoplifting.


» Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Detained UCLA trio returning to U.S. from China

UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, who have been detained in China for the past week on suspicion of shoplifting, are headed back to the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.


Detained UCLA trio returning to U.S. from China

UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, who have been detained in China for the past week on suspicion of shoplifting, are headed back to the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.


Top 25 roundup: No. 8 Florida swamps Gardner-Webb

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Egor Koulechov scored 23 of his game-high 34 points in the first half as No. 8 Florida opened its season with a 116-74 victory over Gardner-Webb on Monday night in Gainesville, Fla.


Top 25 roundup: No. 8 Florida swamps Gardner-Webb

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Egor Koulechov scored 23 of his game-high 34 points in the first half as No. 8 Florida opened its season with a 116-74 victory over Gardner-Webb on Monday night in Gainesville, Fla.


» Monday, November 13, 2017

Top 25 roundup: No. 8 Florida swamps Gardner-Webb

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Egor Koulechov scored 23 of his game-high 34 points in the first half as No. 8 Florida opened its season with a 116-74 victory over Gardner-Webb on Monday night in Gainesville, Fla.


Duke remains atop AP Top 25 poll

Preseason favorite Duke remained No. 1 in the Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll released Monday after winning its first two games.


Trump asks Chinese president to help in UCLA trio’s cause

President Donald Trump intervened to help the three UCLA men's basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, who were arrested for shoplifting while in China for a tournament last week.


» Saturday, November 11, 2017

UCLA’s Ball, two teammates expected to remain in China

LiAngelo Ball, the younger brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball, and two of his UCLA men's basketball teammates who were arrested on shoplifting charges are expected to remain in Hangzhou, China, while the team flies back to Los Angeles.


UCLA’s Ball, two teammates expected to remain in China

LiAngelo Ball, the younger brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball, and two of his UCLA men's basketball teammates who were arrested on shoplifting charges are expected to remain in Hangzhou, China, while the team flies back to Los Angeles.


» Friday, November 10, 2017

Duke nets third straight No. 1 recruit in Barrett

No. 1 Duke continues to ensure its future will be just as bright as the present, as it landed the No. 1 recruit in the class of 2018 in small forward R.J. Barrett.


Saint Mary’s locks up Bennett with extension

Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett received a long-term extension through the 2026-27 season, the school announced Friday.


» Wednesday, November 8, 2017

UCLA’s Ball, two teammates out on bail after arrest in China

Freshman LiAngelo Ball, the younger brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball, and two UCLA men's basketball teammates were released on bail early Wednesday morning in Hangzhou, China, after being arrested the previous day for allegedly shoplifting.


» Tuesday, November 7, 2017

UCLA’s LiAngelo Ball arrested in China

LiAngelo Ball and two of his UCLA teammates were arrested in China for shoplifting, according to multiple reports.


Alabama F Key to undergo knee surgery

Alabama standout forward Braxton Key is slated to undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee, coach Avery Johnson said.


» Thursday, November 2, 2017

Recruit at center of Louisville scandal might be reinstated

Brian Bowen, whose recruitment resulted in the University of Louisville firing basketball coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich, may get a chance at being reinstated.


Auburn to sit F Purifoy, C Wiley amid FBI investigation

Auburn forward Danjel Purifoy and center Austin Wiley will be sidelined indefinitely due to "potential eligibility issues," the school announced Thursday.


» Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Duke ranked No. 1 in AP preseason poll

Duke was named the preseason No. 1 in the Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll on Wednesday for the second consecutive season and ninth time overall.


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