Latest Men's basketball News

Miami forward Anthony Walker is blocked by Duke forward Jack White and forward Matthew Hurt (21) while center Vernon Carey Jr. (1) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Hurt, No. 8 Duke end 2-game skid by beating Miami 89-59

Jan. 22, 2020 12:08 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Matthew Hurt helped eighth-ranked Duke shoot itself out of a two-game skid. The freshman scored 15 of his 22 points in a dominating first half to help the Blue Devils beat Miami 89-59 on Tuesday night. Tre Jones added 16 points for the Blue Devils (16-3, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference),...

Howard's 32-point effort carries Marquette past St. John's

Jan. 22, 2020 12:05 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard scored 32 points with six rebounds and four assists and Marquette beat St. John's 82-68 on Tuesday. Howard, who made 12 of 13 from the foul line, moved into sixth place on the Big East's all-time scoring list with 1,292 points. He surpassed Chris Mullin (1,290, St. John's)...

Curry scores 13 to carry VCU past St. Joseph's 73-60

Jan. 22, 2020 12:02 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Keshawn Curry scored 13 points off the bench and VCU beat Saint Joseph's 73-60 on Tuesday night. Marcus Santos-Silva grabbed 12 rebounds and scored nine points for the Rams (14-5, 4-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), who had 14 steals and held the Hawks to 31% shooting from the floor. ...

Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (7) stumbles due to injury in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Mavericks fear 'severe' Achilles injury for center Powell

Jan. 22, 2020 12:02 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas center Dwight Powell sustained what the Mavericks fear is a “severe” injury to his right Achilles tendon in a 110-107 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night. Coach Rick Carlisle said the club would wait on an MRI exam to determine the extent of the injury, but...

Mississippi forward KJ Buffen (5) is defended against by Tennessee guard Santiago Vescovi (25) during an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Calvin Mattheis/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

Tennessee wins 73-48 as Ole Miss suffers 6th straight loss

Jan. 21, 2020 11:57 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee continued its recent surge by playing the stingy defense that has carried the Volunteers for much of the season. The slumping Mississippi Rebels certainly had no answers for it. John Fulkerson scored a career-high 18 points and matched a career high with 10 rebounds as...

TCU guard Desmond Bane, right, drives to the basket as Texas Tech forward TJ Holyfield, left, defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. TCU won 65-54. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Bane scores 27 points as TCU upends No. 18 Texas Tech 65-54

Jan. 21, 2020 11:56 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU coach Jamie Dixon sat down with Desmond Bane and a copy of the Big 12 stats, using those impressive numbers to emphasize to the senior guard how he is one of the league's best players. Texas Tech coach Chris Beard certainly agrees after watching Bane play on Tuesday night. Bane...

Missouri guard Xavier Pinson, bottom, dribbles around Texas A&M guard Savion Flagg, top, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Texas A&M tops Missouri 66-64 despite record free throws

Jan. 21, 2020 11:53 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — For a struggling Missouri men’s basketball team, even an NCAA record-breaking night wasn’t enough for a win. After sinking 31 straight free throws in its weekend loss to Alabama, the Tigers (9-9, 1-5 Southeastern Conference) continued their streak with 23 foul shots in a...

Iowa State guard Tyrese Haliburton celebrates after making a three-point basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma State, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State won 89-82. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Young's 27 points sends Iowa St. past Oklahoma St. 89-82

Jan. 21, 2020 11:31 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State senior Solomon Young speaks softly, but his voice carries weight. The 6-foot-8 forward added a much-needed crescendo to his game Tuesday night against Oklahoma State, scoring a career-high 27 points in an 89-82 win. Young — who also had nine rebounds and two blocked...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) dunks the ball over Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) in during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Leonard scores 36 to lead Clippers past Mavericks 110-107

Jan. 21, 2020 11:18 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, Landry Shamet hit two clutch 3-pointers late and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-107 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. Dallas ended a four-game winning streak, and more importantly, lost a key piece in center Dwight Powell just...

A fight between players spills into the crowd during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game between Kansas and Kansas State in Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Kansas defeated Kansas State 81-59. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Ugly brawl breaks out at end of Kansas State-Kansas game

Jan. 21, 2020 11:18 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Third-ranked Kansas and Kansas State ended their bitter showdown Tuesday night with a wild melee in the disabled seating behind the Wildcats' basket that included punches, shoving and at least one player threatening to swing a stool. The Jayhawks were dribbling out the time on their...