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Texas Rio Grande Valley tops Texas Permian Basin 93-80

Feb. 18, 2020 5:35 PM EST

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Lesley Varner II had 23 points as Texas Rio Grande Valley defeated Texas Permian Basin 93-80 on Tuesday for its sixth straight victory. It's the longest winning streak for UTRGV since the 2007-08 team won seven straight. Jordan Jackson had 19 points for UTRGV (12-14). Chris Freeman...

NCAA moves toward immediate eligibility for all transfers

Feb. 18, 2020 4:22 PM EST

The NCAA is moving toward allowing all Division I athletes to transfer one time without sitting out a season of competition. A plan to change the waiver process is expected to be presented to the Division I Council in April. If adopted, new criteria would go into effect for the 2020-21 academic year. The NCAA's...

Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey calls in an offensive play in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against West Virginia, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte)

Baylor's Mulkey set to become fastest DI coach to 600 wins

Feb. 18, 2020 2:14 AM EST

Baylor coach Kim Mulkey is set to reach 600 career wins in fewer games than any other Division I men's or women's coach. Mulkey, who has three national championships in her 20 seasons with the No. 2 Lady Bears, takes a 599-100 record into Tuesday night's game at Texas Tech. “If you're talking about win...

Marquette's Markus Howard (0) goes up for a shot against Villanova's Collin Gillespie (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Villanova, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

New 3-point line leading to lower shooting percentages

Feb. 18, 2020 2:07 AM EST

The NCAA moved back the 3-point line this season to create more room in the lane and cut down on the barrage of 3s in college basketball. Shooting percentages are down, historically low. Attempts also have dropped, slightly. Clogged lanes? Depends on who you ask. “I don’t think it’s changed a...

Prairie View A&M tops Jackson St. 70-61 behind Andrus

Feb. 18, 2020 12:40 AM EST

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gerard Andrus scored 19 points with seven rebounds and Prairie View A&M beat Jackson State 70-61 on Monday night to win its fourth straight and remain atop the Southwestern Athletic Conference standings. Chancellor Ellis added 15 points and Antione Lister had 11 for the...

No. 8 UCLA rallies to beat No. 15 Oregon State 83-74 in OT

Feb. 18, 2020 12:26 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clinging to a three-point lead in overtime, Michaela Onyenware hit a pair of free throws and then stole the ball. She fed freshman Charisma Osborne, who sank a 3-pointer and No. 8 UCLA never looked back. Osborne finished with a career-high 22 points, including seven in overtime, and the...

Hauser's 24 pts help lead Portland State past Idaho, 90-69

Feb. 18, 2020 12:24 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Matt Hauser knocked down 6 of 10 3-point attempts and posted 24 points to spark Portland State past Idaho, 90-69 on Monday night. Hauser dealt five assists and collected three steals as the Vikings shot 34 of 67 from the field as they bounced back from a tough loss to Eastern...

Alcorn St deals Arkansas-Pine Bluff 10th straight loss 60-52

Feb. 17, 2020 11:56 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Deshaw Andrews had 17 points as Alcorn State topped Arkansas-Pine Bluff 60-52 on Monday night. Maurice Howard had 13 points for Alcorn State (12-12, 8-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory. He also had seven turnovers but only six assists....

Kansas guard Devon Dotson (1) steals the ball from Iowa State guard Prentiss Nixon (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Dotson's 29 points lead No. 3 Kansas past Iowa State, 91-71

Feb. 17, 2020 11:50 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Devon Dotson had watched Iowa State torch the nets in Allen Fieldhouse long enough, so the do-everything Kansas guard began raining down 3-pointers and getting to the rim in what started out as a one-man scoring showcase. The rest of the third-ranked Jayhawks eventually followed his...

Big 2nd half carries Texas Southern past Grambling, 93-79

Feb. 17, 2020 11:48 PM EST

HOUSTON, Texas (AP) — Tyrik Armstrong and Justin Hopkins scored 21 points apiece as Texas Southern defeated Grambling State 93-79 on Monday night. Yahuza Rasas had 17 points and 11 rebounds for Texas Southern (12-13, 9-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory....