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Stefanovic, No. 4 Purdue top No. 17 Illinois in double OT

Jan. 17, 2022 16:18 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Sasha Stefanovic scored 22 points, including a go-ahead 3 at the start of double overtime that sent No. 4 Purdue over No. 17 Illinois 96-88 on Monday. Illinois guards Andre Curbelo and Alfonso Plummer made baskets in the final seconds of regulation and the...

Gonzaga back at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Auburn up to No. 2

Jan. 17, 2022 14:22 PM EST

A wild week of upsets led to big changes in the AP Top 25. Amid the chaos, a familiar team returned to the top. Preseason No. 1 Gonzaga climbed back atop The Associated Press men's college basketball poll on Monday, ending Baylor's five-week run. The Bulldogs had 25 first-place...

South Carolina still No. 1 in women's Top 25; Oklahoma rises

Jan. 17, 2022 13:58 PM EST

South Carolina remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll released Monday after knocking off two unranked opponents. The Gamecocks received 28 of the 30 first-place votes from a national media panel after beating Texas A&M and Arkansas last...

POLL ALERT: Oklahoma jumps 9 places to 14th in women's AP Top 25 while South Carolina remains solid No. 1

Jan. 17, 2022 13:07 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Oklahoma jumps 9 places to 14th in women's AP Top 25 while South Carolina remains solid No. 1.

POLL ALERT: Gonzaga reclaims No. 1 in Top 25, edging out No. 2 Auburn after wild week; Baylor falls to 5th, USC to 16th

Jan. 17, 2022 12:06 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Gonzaga reclaims No. 1 in Top 25, edging out No. 2 Auburn after wild week; Baylor falls to 5th, USC to 16th.

Reeves scores 24 to lift Illinois St. over Bradley 74-65

Jan. 16, 2022 22:32 PM EST

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Antonio Reeves had 24 points as Illinois State beat Bradley 74-65 on Sunday night. Josiah Strong had 14 points and six rebounds for Illinois State (9-8, 2-2 Missouri Valley Conference), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Kendall Lewis added 11...

Liddell scores 19, No. 16 Ohio St tops Penn St 61-56

Jan. 16, 2022 21:09 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — E.J. Liddell scored 19 points and No. 16 Ohio State defeated Penn State 61-56 Sunday. Ohio State (11-4, 5-2 Big Ten) won despite shooting just 38.6% overall and going the final 5:07 without a basket. “I didn’t think that Penn State would go...

Spencer scores 26 to carry Loyola (Md.) over Lehigh 69-57

Jan. 16, 2022 20:57 PM EST

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Cam Spencer had 26 points as Loyola (Md.) got past Lehigh 69-57 on Sunday night. Jaylin Andrews had 17 points and seven rebounds for Loyola (Md.) (11-6, 5-1 Patriot League), which won its fifth consecutive game. Golden Dike added 10 points. Evan...

No. 11 Michigan shuts down No. 8 Maryland in 69-49 rout

Jan. 16, 2022 20:21 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maddie Nolan connected from 3-point range to give No. 11 Michigan an early lead. Leigha Brown did the same moments later. The Wolverines (15-2, 6-1 Big Ten) would go on to make their first seven shots, and by the time the first quarter ended, they led by 10...

Champagnie scores 25, leads St John's past Georgetown 88-69

Jan. 16, 2022 19:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Julian Champagnie scored 25 points to power St. John's to an 88-69 victory over Georgetown on Sunday. Champagnie sank 9 of 20 shots and added six rebounds for the Red Storm (10-5, 2-2 Big East Conference). Posh Alexander pitched in with 17 points, seven assists, six...