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Kentucky's Tyrese Maxey, left, drives near Auburn's Danjel Purifoy, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Kentucky's Maxey becomes second Wildcat to enter NBA draft

Apr. 6, 2020 11:20 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky guard Tyrese Maxey will enter the NBA draft, becoming the second Wildcats starter in as many days to turn pro and forego his remaining collegiate eligibility. Maxey scored 26 points against then-No. 1 Michigan State in his collegiate debut and finished the season tied for...

Central sr. Davis, Cuba City coach Petitgoue win AP honors

Mar. 26, 2020 11:36 PM EDT

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The most important goal of the season for La Crosse Central High School senior Johnny Davis was a WIAA Division 2 state championship. The University of Wisconsin commit didn’t get the chance to make that happen, but it was through no fault of his own. Davis helped Central beat...

Iowa State forward Michael Jacobson, top, and Oklahoma State forward Cameron McGriff, bottom, hit the floor after the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Big 12 men's basketball tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Oklahoma State beats Iowa State 72-71 in Big 12 opener

Mar. 11, 2020 10:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Oklahoma State's Isaak Likekele silenced an arena full of Iowa State fans by going coast-to-coast for the go-ahead lay-up with 3.8 seconds left, lifting his eighth-seeded Cowboys to a 72-71 victory over the No. 9 seed Cyclones in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament on Wednesday...

Southern dispatches Alabama St. to move on in SWAC tourney

Mar. 11, 2020 12:17 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Darius Williams scored 15 points and Southern beat Alabama State 67-53 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Tuesday night. Jayden Saddler scored 14 points for the No. 2-seed Jaguars (17-15), Micah Bradford scored 12 with six rebounds and Damiree Burns...

Kansas' Devon Dotson (1) celebrates after an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

No. 1 Kansas, No. 5 Baylor headline Big 12 tournament

Mar. 10, 2020 10:47 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas hasn't lost since Baylor stunned the Jayhawks in Allen Fieldhouse in January, that run of excellence driving coach Bill Self's squad to another regular-season Big 12 title and the top seed in the conference tournament. Better not let that winning streak end any...

Russell helps Rhode Island hold off UMass for 64-63 win

Mar. 7, 2020 10:44 PM EST

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Fatts Russell scored four of his 11 points in the final 19 seconds as Rhode Island held off UMass 64-63 on Saturday night. Cyril Langevine had 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead Rhode Island (21-9, 13-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Tyrese Martin added 11 points and seven rebounds. Tre...

Williams scores 18 points, Quinnipiac holds off Iona 69-68

Mar. 4, 2020 10:01 PM EST

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Tyrese Williams scored 18 points, Rich Kelly added 17 and Quinnipiac held off Iona 69-68 on Wednesday night for its third straight win. Kevin Marfo had eight points, five assists, and matched his career high with 18 rebounds to stretch his national-leading total to 400 on the...

Tennessee's John Fulkerson (10) celebrates after Tennessee defeated Kentucky 81-73 in an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Fulkerson scores 27, Tennessee stuns No. 6 Kentucky 81-73

Mar. 4, 2020 1:51 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — On the brink of being blown out, Tennessee stuck with the plan against No. 6 Kentucky by creating opportunities and then making them count. The Volunteers emerged with a huge victory that snapped the Wildcats' hot streak along with 10 perfect years of holding a double-digit halftime...

Armstrong carries Texas Southern over Alabama St. 78-73

Mar. 3, 2020 12:12 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tyrik Armstrong scored 21 points and had four steals and Texas Southern came from behind to beat Alabama State 78-73 on Monday night. Eden Ewing and John Walker III scored nine points apiece for the Tigers (15-14, 12-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who trailed 34-28 at halftime. Justin...

Saint Louis downs Rhode Island for third straight win

Mar. 1, 2020 6:02 PM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Jordan Goodwin and Javonte Perkins scored 17 points apiece and Saint Louis defeated Rhode Island 72-62 on Sunday. Jimmy Bell Jr. and Hasahn French each added 12 points - French had 14 rebounds - and Terrence Hargrove Jr. scored 11. Saint Louis (21-8, 10-6 Atlantic 10 Conference) has...