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Georgia coach Tom Crean speaks with Georgia's Anthony Edwards (5) during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

Crean stays upbeat as Georgia takes 3-game skid to Missouri

Jan. 27, 2020 4:54 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Just as Tom Crean hoped, Anthony Edwards has made an immediate impact at Georgia, leading the nation's freshmen in scoring and fulfilling his hype as a player on a fast track to the NBA. The remainder of Crean's plan for his second season as Georgia's coach hasn't followed form. The...

Michigan guard Zavier Simpson plays against Penn State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Michigan's Zavier Simpson suspended, will miss Nebraska game

Jan. 27, 2020 4:32 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan point guard Zavier Simpson has been suspended for an unspecified violation of team policies and will miss Tuesday night's game at Nebraska. “While we are disappointed with what has transpired with Zavier, we know there are always lessons to learn and grow from. We...

Portland, Phoenix among finalists for 2025-26 Final Four

Jan. 27, 2020 4:05 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The NCAA could potentially be headed out West again for the women's Final Four with Portland and Phoenix as two of the finalists for the 2025 and 2026 seasons, the organization announced Monday. The national semifinals haven't been out West since Denver hosted in 2012. The Final Four...

Nevada's Harris MWC player of week for 2nd time this season

Jan. 27, 2020 3:39 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada junior Jalen Harris has been named the Mountain West Conference basketball player of the week for the second time this season after he averaged more than 23 points with no turnovers in a pair of victories over UNLV and New Mexico. Harris scored a game-high 28 points with six...

Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey shouts instructions late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. Florida State defeated Notre Dame 85-84. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

ACC penalizes Notre Dame, Brey for his officiating comments

Jan. 27, 2020 2:08 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has fined Notre Dame $20,000 and publicly reprimanded Fighting Irish basketball coach Mike Brey for his comments about officiating after Saturday’s 1-point loss at Florida State. The league announced the penalties Monday, saying Brey’s...

Oregon's Minyon Moore (23) celebrates with Jaz Shelley (4), Sabrina Ionescu (20) and Satou Sabally (0) following Oregon's victory over Oregon State in an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Oregon moves up to No. 3 in AP women's basketball poll

Jan. 27, 2020 1:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon moved up one spot in The Associated Press women's basketball poll to No. 3 after beating rival Oregon State twice in a 48-hour span. The Ducks jumped UConn to move behind South Carolina and Baylor in the Top 25 released Monday. The Gamecocks received 26 first-place votes from the...

POLL ALERT: Oregon jumps UConn to No. 3 in women's AP Top 25 basketball poll, South Carolina and Baylor remain 1-2

Jan. 27, 2020 1:00 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Oregon jumps UConn to No. 3 in women's AP Top 25 basketball poll, South Carolina and Baylor remain 1-2.
Baylor guard Devonte Bandoo (2) celebrates with teammates on the bench after scoring a three-point basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)

Baylor remains No. 1 in AP Top 25 with few changes at top

Jan. 27, 2020 12:48 PM EST

Baylor is No. 1 for a second straight week in an AP Top 25 poll that had no major changes at the top, a rare bit of stability in a wildly unpredictable season. The Bears stayed well ahead of No. 2 Gonzaga in Monday's poll, part of an unchanged top seven for the first time this season. The only change in the top...

Ray scores 19, TCU beats No. 25 West Virginia women 73-60

Jan. 26, 2020 10:46 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kianna Ray scored 19 points, Jaycee Bradley added 14, and TCU beat No. 25 West Virginia 73-60 on Sunday night. Jayde Woods had 11 points, six rebounds and five assists and Lauren Heard scored 10 points for TCU. Bradley hit two 3-pointers as the Horned Frogs jumped to a 10-2 lead...

Ohio State guard D.J. Carton, front left, shoots against Northwestern forward A.J. Turner during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Evanston, Ill., Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Carton leads Ohio State past Northwestern 71-59

Jan. 26, 2020 9:56 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — D.J. Carton was disappointed with his play. He wanted to deliver for his teammates on slumping Ohio State. He felt much better after one impressive stretch on Sunday. Carton scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half, helping the Buckeyes hold off lowly Northwestern for a sorely...