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Kentucky new No. 1 in AP Top 25 after beating Michigan State

Nov. 11, 2019 1:26 PM EST

Kentucky is back in a familiar position under John Calipari: No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll. The Wildcats rose one spot after winning a 1-vs-2 matchup with Michigan State to open the season in the Champions Classic, followed by an easy win against Eastern Kentucky. They earned 64 of...

Oregon stays atop AP women's college basketball poll

Nov. 11, 2019 1:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon had the most impressive win of the week in a game that didn't even count. The Ducks remained a solid No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll Monday, receiving 28 of 30 first-place votes from a national media panel. Oregon stunned the U.S. women's national team...

Army assistant coach Mike Viti wins Armed Forces Merit Award

Nov. 11, 2019 11:27 AM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army assistant football coach Mike Viti is the winner of the Armed Forces Merit Award. The award began in 2012 to honor an individual or group in football. Viti was selected on Veterans Day by a seven-person committee made up of Football Writers Association of America members and...

Oregon stuns US team; C. Vivian Stringer reaches milestone

Nov. 11, 2019 3:18 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It didn't count in the standings, but the most shocking game of the opening week of women's basketball was No. 1 Oregon stunning the U.S. women's national team. The Americans played a four-game college tour that had them face Stanford, Oregon State, Texas A&M and the Ducks over a...

STAT WATCH: BC's Dillon sets national high with 40 carries

Nov. 11, 2019 3:16 AM EST

AJ Dillon has been Boston College's workhorse for three years. He outdid himself against Florida State. The junior running back carried a career-high 40 times Saturday, the most by a Bowl Subdivision player since Boise State's Alexander Mattison ran the same number of times against Fresno State last December....

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Where should Alabama be ranked now?

Nov. 11, 2019 3:06 AM EST

Over the next four weeks there will be much debate about whether Alabama is one of the four best teams in college football. AP Top 25 voters weighed Sunday, a day after the Crimson Tide lost a 46-41 thriller to LSU, and the consensus was yes. Alabama was No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll...

Simpson carries South Dakota over Hawaii 81-75

Nov. 11, 2019 12:48 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Triston Simpson scored 22 points and South Dakota beat Hawaii 81-75 on Sunday night at the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic. Stanley Umude added 21 points and seven rebounds for the Coyotes (2-0) and Hunter Goodrick had 15 points and seven rebounds. Eddie Stansberry had 21 points for the...

No. 21 Arizona routs Illinois 90-69 behind freshman trio

Nov. 11, 2019 12:24 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Nico Mannion dropped in floaters, got into the lane and whipped passes through traffic. Josh Green drained 3-pointers, finished at the rim and played lockdown defense. Zeke Nnaji bulled his way to the basket, knocked down midrange jumpers. It's just the second game of the season, but...

McCray scores 12 to carry Pacific over Florida A&M 76-54

Nov. 10, 2019 11:49 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Amari McCray had 12 points as Pacific easily beat Florida A&M 76-54 on Sunday at the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic. Gary Chivichyan and Justin Moore added 11 points apiece for Pacific (2-1) and Broc Finstuen scored 10. Daniss Jenkins, the Tigers' second leading scorer coming into...

Winston plays after brother's death, Spartans win easily

Nov. 10, 2019 10:59 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston breezed smoothly toward the basket for a layup. Then he checked out of the game moments later, stopping for a hug with coach Tom Izzo on the way back to join his teammates on the sideline. This was a weekend when basketball was put in perspective — but...