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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...

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...

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...

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...

Stanford's James Keefe, right, shoots against California's Grant Anticevich (15) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Austin's free throws lift Cal past Stanford 52-50

Jan. 26, 2020 9:04 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Matt Bradley has taken so many shots during pivotal times for California that it seemed a perfect set-up for him to do it again. Naturally, coach Mark Fox opted to get the ball to Paris Austin instead. Austin made two free throws with 3.2 seconds remaining, and California held on...

Oregon's Payton Pritchard, right, shoots past UCLA's Jaime Jaquez Jr., left, during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Duarte scores 24 points as No. 12 Oregon beats UCLA 96-75

Jan. 26, 2020 8:35 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — UCLA was in a giving mood and Oregon was only too happy to be on the receiving end. The 12th-ranked Ducks took advantage of a season-worst 23 turnovers by the Bruins to score 34 points and went on to a 96-75 victory Sunday, the largest winning margin for Oregon in the series since 2003....

San Diego State's Matt Mitchell (11) goes for the block against UNLV's Marvin Coleman (31) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Joe Buglewicz)

No. 4 San Diego St remains unbeaten with 71-67 win over UNLV

Jan. 26, 2020 7:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — While remaining the country's only unbeaten team was important to the San Diego State Aztecs, they had another milestone on their minds Sunday. "It was important because we wanted to hit 21-0 and make (school) history," junior Trey Pulliam said. Mission accomplished. Malachi Flynn scored...

McMillan, Freeman-Liberty help Valpo beat Evansville 67-65

Jan. 26, 2020 7:39 PM EST

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Mileek McMillan scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, Javon Freeman-Liberty made 4-of-4 free throws in the final 29 seconds, and Valparaiso held on to beat Evansville 67-65 on Sunday night. Freeman-Liberty and Daniel Sackey finished with 12 points apiece for Valpo (11-10,...