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No. 1 Duke, Zion figuring out what's next after knee injury

Feb. 21, 2019 3:38 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke might have to figure out what the Zion Show will look like without its namesake. And Zion Williamson could have some things of his own to consider, too. All because of a freak injury to arguably the most exciting player in college basketball in the opening minute of the sport's...

Veteran teams riding experience toward March Madness

Feb. 21, 2019 3:09 AM EST

Buffalo's coaches spent part of Tuesday morning's walkthrough going over defensive assignments, making sure the players were prepared for that night's game against Ohio. As the players moved to their various spots at the coaches' direction, senior guard Dontay Caruthers began telling sophomore Dominic Johnson...

Michigan State, Michigan finally set to meet this weekend

Feb. 21, 2019 3:05 AM EST

A look at the upcoming week around the Big Ten: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: Michigan State at Michigan. It's finally here — the first of two meetings between the in-state rivals that have looked like the class of the Big Ten for much of this season. While Purdue has joined the Spartans and Wolverines in the title...

Kansas plays at Texas Tech in key Big 12 matchup

Feb. 21, 2019 3:04 AM EST

A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12 Conference. GAME OF THE WEEKEND: Kansas at Texas Tech. The Jayhawks and Red Raiders enter Saturday's game tied for second place in the league at 9-4, a game behind surging Kansas State. Tech has won four straight by an average of 24 points since a 79-63 loss to Kansas...

Army's Jeff Monken still facing same recruiting challenges

Feb. 21, 2019 3:02 AM EST

What a difference a year doesn't make at West Point. An academy-record 11 wins last season for Army and a final ranking of No. 19 in the AP Top 25? So what. "I don't know if it's been a boon (for recruiting). It's still the same challenges," coach Jeff Monken said after crisscrossing the country in search of...

San Diego State stuns Caroline, No. 6 Nevada 65-57

Feb. 21, 2019 2:28 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With their arena packed for the first time this season, the San Diego State Aztecs rewarded the fans with yet another victory against Nevada, and this one's going into the record book. Senior guards Jeremy Hemsley and Devin Watson scored 15 points apiece for San Diego State, which shut...

Washington holds Utah to 18 2nd-half points, wins 62-45

Feb. 21, 2019 2:24 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Utah entered Wednesday's matchup with Washington knowing it was going to be difficult to score against the Huskies' heralded 2-3 zone defense. Washington held Utah to just five second-half field goals, outscoring the Utes 29-18 after halftime on way to a 62-45 victory. "The second half was...

Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

Feb. 21, 2019 2:12 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils' opening possession Wednesday night. While describing the sprain as mild and the knee as stable, coach Mike...

With Zion injured, No. 8 UNC routs No. 1 Duke 88-72

Feb. 21, 2019 2:11 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson blew out his shoe, and then No. 8 North Carolina blew out top-ranked Duke. Luke Maye took full advantage of a freak injury to the freshman sensation, finishing with 30 points and 15 rebounds to help the Tar Heels rout Duke 88-72 on Wednesday night. "Obviously, you lose a...

Washington State holds off Colorado 76-74

Feb. 21, 2019 2:01 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Robert Franks scored 19 points and grabbed six rebounds as Washington State held off Colorado 76-74 on Wednesday night. D'Shawn Schwartz missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer. CJ Elleby added 18 points with eight rebounds and Marvin Cannon scored 13 points for...