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Michigan's David DeJulius (0) drives around Nebraska's Yvan Ouedraogo (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Michigan ends losing streak with 79-68 win over Nebraska

Jan. 28, 2020 9:19 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Eli Brooks scored 20 points, Franz Wagner added 18 and and short-handed Michigan pulled away in the middle of the second half for a 79-68 win over Nebraska on Tuesday night. The Wolverines (12-8, 3-6 Big Ten) ended a four-game losing streak, their longest since 2014-15, and won on the...

Perry scores career-high 27, Miss State tops Florida 78-71

Jan. 28, 2020 9:17 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Reggie Perry scored a career-high 27 points, Robert Woodard added 16 and Mississippi State beat Florida 78-71 on Tuesday night for its fourth straight victory in Southeastern Conference play. Tyson Carter chipped in 12, including seven straight points to turn the game in the second...

Mitchell scores 23, Texas A&M holds off Tennessee 63-58

Jan. 28, 2020 9:13 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Wendell Mitchell scored 23 points to lead Texas A&M to a 63-58 victory over Tennessee on Tuesday night. Mitchell hit a 3-pointer late in the shot clock with 48 seconds left to put the Aggies ahead 56-53 and he followed with a pair of free throws on their next possession. Quenton...

Cincinnati's Jarron Cumberland reacts after scoring during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against SMU, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Cumberland's 28 points lead Cincinnati over SMU 65-43

Jan. 28, 2020 9:06 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jarron Cumberland scored a season-high 28 points Tuesday night, and Cincinnati led the whole way during a 65-43 victory over SMU, its seventh straight win over the Mustangs. The Bearcats (13-7, 6-2 American Athletic) have won five of six with Cumberland leading the way. He had 15 points...

Villanova's Saddiq Bey (41) passes the ball away from St. John's Greg Williams Jr. (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

No. 8 Villanova, minus Samuels, trounces St. John's 79-59

Jan. 28, 2020 8:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored 23 points, Collin Gillespie had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 8 Villanova won its seventh straight game, easily handling St. John's 79-59 on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. Justin Moore, starting for injured forward Jermaine Samuels, added 11 points and fellow...

North Carolina guard Cole Anthony (2) reacts from the sidelines with an injury during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Yale in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

UNC's Anthony eager for eventual return from knee surgery

Jan. 28, 2020 2:42 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Cole Anthony has spent six weeks watching North Carolina teammates struggle as he recovers from knee surgery. The Tar Heels’ star freshman point guard can’t wait to rejoin them the moment he is cleared to play again. “I’m doing pretty good, slowly and surely...

Recent Kansas editorials

Jan. 28, 2020 9:00 AM EST

The Topeka Capital-Journal, Jan. 25 The possibility of an anti-abortion amendment to the Kansas Constitution being brought before voters during the August primary election is an obviously bad and unfair idea. First, let’s make this clear: We do not have a stance on this amendment itself. We’re...

Iowa guard Joe Wieskamp celebrates during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wisconsin, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa won 68-62. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

No. 18 Hawkeyes face pair of challenges in Big Ten race

Jan. 28, 2020 3:52 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Iowa has a big week ahead in the Big Ten race. The No. 18 Hawkeyes have two games against ranked league opponents this week, the first when they visit No. 15 Maryland on Thursday. Then comes a Sunday visit from No. 19 Illinois, which entered the week tied with No. 14 Michigan State...

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike, right, watches as Kansas guard Marcus Garrett, left, drives the ball under pressure from Oklahoma State guard Chris Harris Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt)

Braun, Moss lead No. 3 Kansas to 65-50 win over Okla. St.

Jan. 28, 2020 12:50 AM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Freshman Christian Braun made the most of his first career start. Taking the lineup spot of the suspended David McCormack, Braun had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 3 Kansas to a 65-50 victory over Oklahoma State on Monday night. Kansas (17-3, 6-1 Big 12) has won five in a...

Rasas carries Texas Southern past Ark.-Pine Bluff 68-57

Jan. 28, 2020 12:04 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Yahuza Rasas scored 17 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Texas Southern beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 68-57 on Monday night for its fifth straight win. Eden Ewing scored 18 points and had seven rebounds for the Tigers (9-11, 6-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who made just 2 of 14 3-pointers...