Latest College basketball News

Armstrong leads Texas Southern over Grambling 68-61

Jan. 21, 2020 12:59 AM EST

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Tyrik Armstrong scored 17 points, Bryson Etienne added 13 and made four assists and Texas Southern beat Grambling 68-61 on Monday night to win its third straight. Justin Hopkins scored nine points and Chris Baldwin grabbed eight rebounds for Texas Southern (7-11, 4-1 Southwestern...

Oklahoma forward Jalen Hill (1) Baylor guard Jared Butler (12) and Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle (21) reach for the loose ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP photo/ Jerry Larson)

Baylor up to No. 1, beats Oklahoma 61-57 for 15th win in row

Jan. 21, 2020 12:37 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Freddie Gillespie and the Baylor Bears can now say they have been No. 1 during the season. “Outside of that, guys have bigger goals," Gillespie said. “That's nice, thank God for it, but now just move forward.” MaCio Teague had 16 points, fellow transfer Davion...

Walker's 23 leads Portland State past Weber State, 92-76

Jan. 21, 2020 12:04 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Alonzo Walker scored a career-high 23 points and Portland State handed Weber State its fifth road loss in seven games with a 92-76 win on Monday night. The Vikings led by just four at intermission, 42-38, and pulled away in the final 20 minutes. With the win Portland State (10-10,...

Alcorn State shoots its way past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 82-54

Jan. 20, 2020 11:48 PM EST

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Deshaw Andrews was 5-for-5 from 3-point range and had a career-high 30 points as Alcorn State romped past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 82-54 on Monday night. Andrews hit 9 of 11 shots from the field and the Braves collectively were 10 of 15 from long range and 25 of 49 (51%) from the floor. ...

Williams leads Prairie View past Jackson St. 74-60

Jan. 20, 2020 11:44 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Darius Williams had a season-high 27 points as Prairie View topped Jackson State 74-60 on Monday night. Williams hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and shot 11 for 13 from the line. Gerard Andrus had 11 points for Prairie View (8-10, 4-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Faite Williams added 11...

West Virginia forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) goes to pass the ball as he is defended by Texas forward Gerald Liddell (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

No. 14 West Virginia cruises to 97-59 win over Texas

Jan. 20, 2020 10:51 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Oscar Tshiebwe sprinted the length of the court to chase down an errant Texas inbounds pass. While the home crowd implored him not to touch the ball, Tshiebwe grabbed it anyway just before it reached the corner end line, took one dribble and slammed the ball through the net. It was...

South Carolina State tops Maryland-Eastern Shore, 68-53

Jan. 20, 2020 10:43 PM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Ian Kinard scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead South Carolina State to a 68-53 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Monday night. The win moves the Bulldogs to 4-1 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, keeping them one game behind conference leader Norfolk State. The...

South Carolina guard Tyasha Harris (52) is defended by Mississippi State guard Myah Taylor (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

No. 1 South Carolina women beat No. 9 Mississippi St 81-79

Jan. 20, 2020 10:32 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Down nine points in the fourth quarter and close to getting run out of her building, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley didn't panic. Her top-ranked Gamecocks wouldn't let her. Tyasha Harris had a season-high 23 points and the Gamecocks rallied in the final period to win their 12th...

Virginia guard Braxton Key (2) and North Carolina State guard Devon Daniels (24) battle for rebound as Virginia center Jay Huff(30) and North Carolina State forward D.J. Funferfunk join in during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.)

Wolfpack ends long skid against Virginia, 53-51

Jan. 20, 2020 10:23 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — North Carolina State took a page from the book Virginia used to win a national championship last season and used it against the Cavaliers. The Wolfpack overcame a second-half drought of more than 10 minutes on Monday night and recovered just in time for a 53-51 victory over the...

North Texas rolls to 6th straight win, wallops Rice 79-59

Jan. 20, 2020 10:18 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Javion Hamlet had a season-high 24 points as North Texas rolled to its sixth straight win, romping past Rice 79-59 on Monday night. Zachary Simmons had 17 points for North Texas (12-8, 6-1 Conference USA) while Umoja Gibson added 15 points and James Reese 10. Rice was held to a...