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Keyontae Johnson at No. 5 K-State to face ex-Gator teammates

Jan. 27, 2023 11:48 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There are still a handful of players left at Florida who remember the exact moment, during a timeout against rival Florida State more than two years ago, that Keyontae Johnson collapsed to the floor and time seemed to stand still. Johnson was loaded onto a...

Senechal, Edwards lead No. 5 UConn past Tennessee 84-67

Jan. 27, 2023 09:03 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lou Lopez Senechal scored 26 points and Aaliyah Edwards added 25 to lead No. 5 Connecticut to a 84-67 victory over Tennessee in a matchup of iconic women's basketball programs on Thursday night. Aubrey Griffen and Dorka Juhasz each scored 13 points for the...

Big Ten's depth poses strong challenge for women's title run

Jan. 27, 2023 07:36 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — It took four days for the No. 2 Ohio State women to go from unbeaten to second place in the Big Ten. If the Buckeyes don't find a fix quickly, coach Kevin McGuff knows the slide could accelerate. Here, in perhaps the top women's basketball...

No. 6 Arizona beats Washington State 63-58 to split series

Jan. 27, 2023 02:22 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Azuolas Tubelis had 18 points and 12 rebounds and No. 6 Arizona beat Washington State 63-58 on Thursday night. Kerr Kriisa added 15 points to help Wildcats (18-3, 7-3 Pac-12) split the season series with the Cougars (9-13. 4-7). “They were a...

College basketball broadcaster Billy Packer dies at 82

Jan. 27, 2023 02:08 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Billy Packer, an Emmy award-winning college basketball broadcaster who covered 34 Final Fours for NBC and CBS, died Thursday. He was 82. Packer's son, Mark, told The Associated Press that his father had been hospitalized in Charlotte for the past three weeks...

Holmes, Garzon lead No. 6 Indiana women past No. 2 Ohio St

Jan. 27, 2023 00:37 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Yarden Garzon's stat line for No. 6 Indiana was plenty impressive — 20 points with four 3s, plus 10 rebounds in a 78-65 win over No. 2 Ohio State. It's what the freshman from Israel did without the ball that really helped the Hoosiers on Thursday night. ...

Guerrier, Bittle help Oregon hold off Colorado 75-69

Jan. 26, 2023 23:57 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Quincy Guerrier scored 16 points and Nate Bittle had a double-double and Oregon beat Colorado 75-69 on Thursday. Bittle scored tied a career-high with 11 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds and reserve Keeshawn Barthelemy scored 13 on 5-of-7 shooting...

Truong has 19, No. 17 Gonzaga women top Loyola Marymount

Jan. 26, 2023 23:29 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Kaylynne Truong scored 19 points and No. 17 Gonzaga scored the first 11 points of the fourth quarter to pull away from Loyola Marymount 66-55 on Thursday night, the Bulldogs' 13th straight win. After a sluggish first half, Gonzaga led by as many as 10 in the...

Ellis sparks Purdue to 62-52 win at No. 22 Illinois

Jan. 26, 2023 22:39 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Abby Ellis scored 16 points and Jeanae Terry grabbed 14 rebounds and Purdue built a 10-point first-half cushion and maintained it the rest of the way in posting a 62-52 upset of No. 22 Illinois in a Big Ten Conference battle on Thursday. The Boilermakers...

Miller scores 23, No. 10 Maryland tops No. 13 Michigan 72-64

Jan. 26, 2023 21:57 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Diamond Miller remembered the last time Maryland hosted Michigan. That was just over a year ago, hours after the death of Terrapins coach Brenda Frese's father. The Wolverines trounced the Terps by 20. “We all know what happened last year,...