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Jones, Louisville hand Duke third straight loss 70-65

Jan. 23, 2021 6:54 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Carlik Jones scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half and Louisville beat Duke 70-65, sending the Blue Devils to their third straight loss on Saturday. Both teams plummeted out of the Top 25 rankings this week — Duke for the first time since Feb. 8, 2016 — but the...

Gray's 17 points lead Florida State past Louisville 78-65

Jan. 18, 2021 9:28 PM EST

LOUISVILLE (AP) — RaiQuan Gray had 17 points and eight rebounds, Wyatt Wilkes scored 13 points and Florida State beat Louisville 78-65 on Monday night. Wilkes made two of Florida State's four 3-pointers during a 17-3 run for a 22-7 lead and the Seminoles led by double figures for the rest of the first...

Miami guard Isaiah Wong (2) drives to the basket as Louisville forward Jae'Lyn Withers (24) defends, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

Wong scores 30, leads Miami over No. 16 Louisville 78-72

Jan. 16, 2021 11:29 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Wong had 30 points, seven rebounds and six assists, and Miami beat No. 16 Louisville 78-72 on Saturday night to end an 18-game skid against ranked opponents. The Hurricanes lost their first four Atlantic Coast Conference games by single digits before an 84-62 blowout at...

Virginia center Francisco Caffaro (22) goes up with the ball as Notre Dame's Juwan Durham (11) defends during an NCAA college basketball game  Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Charlottesville, Va. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP, Pool)

No. 12 Clemson aims to end 10-game slide vs No. 18 Virginia

Jan. 15, 2021 4:00 AM EST

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 18 Virginia (8-2, 4-0) at No. 12 Clemson (9-1, 3-1). Two of the ACC’s five ranked schools clash, with both riding four-game winning streaks. However, Clemson is eager to get back in action after games at Syracuse on...

Louisville guard Carlik Jones (1) dribbles past Wake Forest forward Ody Oguama (33) during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Andrew Dye/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP, Pool)

Jones, No. 16 Louisville beat Wake Forest 77-65

Jan. 14, 2021 12:00 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — No. 16 Louisville twice flirted with handing Wake Forest a lopsided loss only to squander leads. The good news for coach Chris Mack was the way the Cardinals responded each time. Carlik Jones scored a season-high 23 points to help the Cardinals beat the Demon Deacons 77-65 on...

Louisville tops No. 19 Virginia Tech 73-71 in ACC showdown

Jan. 6, 2021 10:35 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — David Johnson felt relief as Louisville emerged with a tension-filled victory over No. 19 Virginia Tech. Johnson scored 17 points, including a crucial free throw with five seconds left, and Louisville withstood a missed 3-point try at the buzzer, holding off No. 19 Virginia Tech...

Louisville's Dre Davis (14) shoots against Boston College's Steffon Mitchell (41) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Johnson scores career-high 20 in Louisville's 76-64 victory

Jan. 2, 2021 2:55 PM EST

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (AP) — David Johnson scored 14 of his career-high 20 points in the first half when Louisville established a double-digit lead and the Cardinals held off a second-half rally by Boston College to win 76-64 on Saturday. Carlik Jones was only 3 of 13 from the field but made 9 of 11 from...

A couple enters a sports arena to receive the coronavirus vaccine in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

The Latest: 2 Temple basketball games postponed due to virus

Dec. 31, 2020 7:03 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ A positive COVID-19 test and ensuing contact tracing at Temple have postponed the Owls’ next two basketball games. The American Athletic Conference announced the postponements on Thursday. Temple had been set to host...

Clemson players celebrate following their 34-10 victory over Notre Dame at the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

The Latest: Pepperdine men's basketball on pause

Dec. 30, 2020 7:09 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Pepperdine’s men’s basketball team is halting activities because of a positive COVID-19 test on Wednesday. As a result, the Waves will postpone West Coast Conference games against BYU at home on Thursday and at...

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, right, talks to assistant coaches Becky Hammon, center, and Will Hardy during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 119-114. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

The Latest: ETSU to allow 10% capacity for basketball games

Dec. 28, 2020 6:26 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ East Tennessee State will allow 10% of capacity for basketball games starting Wednesday night at the Buccaneers’ men’s game with Western Carolina. School officials announced the decision Monday for games at Freedom...