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Purdue a unanimous No. 1 in AP Top 25; Vols up to No. 2

Jan. 30, 2023 13:01 PM EST

Purdue became this season's first unanimous No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll Monday after wins over Michigan and Michigan State last week as chaos ensued behind the Boilermakers among other ranked teams. More than half of Top 25 teams lost, including...

POLL ALERT: Purdue becomes this season's first unanimous No. 1 team in the men's AP Top 25 college basketball poll

Jan. 30, 2023 12:05 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Purdue becomes this season's first unanimous No. 1 team in the men's AP Top 25 college basketball poll.

No. 22 Illinois women fend off Michigan State 86-76

Jan. 29, 2023 20:25 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Makira Cook totaled 26 points, Genesis Bryant scored 21 and Adalia McKenzie added a double-double to help No. 22 Illinois beat Michigan State 86-76 on Sunday. Cook sank 8 of 21 shots from the floor and all 10 of her free throws for the Fighting Illini (17-5,...

Ellis, Purdue hold off No. 2 Ohio State 73-65

Jan. 29, 2023 19:04 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With Ohio State making a run in the fourth quarter, Purdue buckled down defensively and knocked off the No.2 Buckeyes. Abbey Ellis made a season-high five 3 pointers and Purdue earned its first top-five road victory in program history, beating Ohio State 73-65...

Paris, No. 15 UNC women top Clemson 69-58, extend win streak

Jan. 29, 2023 18:22 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Freshman Paulina Paris hit six 3-pointers, scored 22 points and had five steals — all career highs — and Kennedy Todd-Williams added 15 points Sunday to help No. 15 North Carolina hold off Clemson for a 69-58 win, the Tar Heels' seventh in a row. No. 15...

Johnson helps No. 20 NC State hold off No. 7 Notre Dame

Jan. 29, 2023 18:12 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It wasn't that long ago that North Carolina State coach Wes Moore was lamenting his players' lack of urgency or attention to the details that helped them win three straight Atlantic Coast Conference championships. He's finding more reasons for optimism after...

Knight, Illinois State take down Southern Illinois 72-66

Jan. 29, 2023 18:03 PM EST

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Seneca Knight scored 24 points and Kendall Lewis secured the victory with a jump shot with 37 seconds remaining as Illinois State took down Southern Illinois 72-66 on Sunday. Knight shot 6 for 8, including 3 for 4 from 3-point range, and 9 of 10 from the free...

Jones, Storr lead St. John's over Georgetown, 75-73

Jan. 29, 2023 17:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — David Jones led St. John’s with 17 points and AJ Storr scored the game-winning 3-pointer with four seconds remaining as the Red Storm took down Georgetown 75-73 on Sunday. Jones had seven rebounds for the Red Storm (14-8, 4-7 Big East Conference). Dylan Addae-Wusu...

Deen scores 21 to lead Bradley to 83-76 victory over UIC

Jan. 29, 2023 17:51 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Duke Deen had 21 points to lead Bradley to an 83-76 win over Illinois-Chicago on Sunday. Deen shot 5 for 10 from the floor (4 for 6 from 3-point range) and 7 of 8 from the free-throw line for the Braves (15-8, 8-4 Missouri Valley Conference). Malevy Leons added 19...

Pili's late layup lifts No. 9 Utah over No. 8 UCLA 71-69

Jan. 29, 2023 17:33 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Alissa Pili drove to the rim for a go-ahead layup with 0.8 seconds left to give No. 9 Utah a 71-69 win over No. 8 UCLA on Sunday. Pili scored 23 points and had nine rebounds to lead Utah (18-2, 8-2 Pac-12), which rallied twice and closed the game on a 7-0...