College

Big East showdown: No. 3 Villanova 95, No. 4…

Mikal Bridges led an early 3-point shooting spurt that put Villanova in control, and the third-ranked Wildcats showed they're not ready to relinquish their reign in the Big East, beating No. 4 Xavier 95-79 in a showdown for the league lead

Osetkowski scores 21 as Texas tops No. 23…

Osetkowski scores 21 as Texas tops No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66

McCarty's 17 lead No. 6 Texas past No. 21 Oklahoma State

McCarty's 17 lead No. 6 Texas past No. 21 Oklahoma State 77-62

St. Bonaventure upsets No. 16 Rhode Island with…

Matt Mobley scored 26 points and grabbed a key rebound with 4.2 seconds left, and St. Bonaventure beat Rhode Island 77-74 to snap the 16th-ranked Rams' 16-game winning streak on Friday night

BUBBLE WATCH: Huskers' NCAA hopes uncertain…

Nebraska's 20-win season hasn't erased uncertainty as to whether the Huskers can secure an NCAA Tournament bid

Azubuike leads No. 13 Kansas past No. 20 West Virginia 77-69

Udoka Azubuike scored 21 points and Devonte' Graham added 15 to help No. 13 Kansas beat No. 20 West Virginia 77-69 on Saturday night

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No. 17 Arizona holds off No. 25 Arizona State for…

Deandre Ayton had 25 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 17 Arizona held off No. 25 Arizona State 77-70 to sweep the season series

Houston ends No. 5 Cincinnati's 16-game win…

Corey Davis, Jr., finished with 16 points, and the Houston Cougars snapped the nation's longest winning streak at 16 games with a 67-62 win over No. 5 Cincinnati

Yante Maten leads Georgia to upset of No. 18 Tennessee

Yante Maten scored 19 points and Georgia held off No. 18 Tennessee for a 73-62 victory that denied the Volunteers an opportunity to pull within a game of the SEC lead

Happ's double-double leads Wisconsin over No. 6…

Ethan Happ had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Wisconsin secured its biggest win of a challenging season with a 57-53 win over No. 6 Purdue

Gophers' Lynch drops appeal, denies sex assault…

One-time Minnesota basketball standout Reggie Lynch has dropped his appeal of his recommended expulsion for allegedly raping two women

Martin brothers lead No. 24 Nevada past Utah State, 93-87

Cody Martin scored 30 points on 13-of-18 shooting and twin brother Caleb Martin added 23 points to lead No. 24 Nevada to a 93-87 win over Utah State

Duke's Bagley to miss 2nd game with mild knee…

Duke says forward Marvin Bagley III will miss a second game with a mild right knee sprain

New No. 1 Virginia beats Miami 59-50

New No. 1 Virginia looked the part, never trailing and holding Miami to 38 percent shooting to win 59-50

Thomas has 25, Cal women defeat No. 14 Stanford 78-66

Asha Thomas scored 25 points and was one of three Cal players to hit a clutch 3-pointer down the stretch as the Golden Bears ended No. 14 Stanford's seven-game winning streak 78-66

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Evans, No. 7 Texas Tech top 23rd-ranked OU, Young…

Keenan Evans scored 26 points and No. 7 Texas Tech beat 23rd-ranked Oklahoma 88-78 on Tuesday night in Division I scoring leader Trae Young's first college game in the city where he was born

Notre Dame president rips NCAA's denial of Notre…

The NCAA has denied Notre Dame's appeal of the committee on infraction's decision to vacate 21 victories, including all 12 from the school's 2012 national championship game run, because of academic misconduct

Barford leads dominant Arkansas past No. 21 Texas A&M, 94-75

Jaylen Barford scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half to lead Arkansas to its fourth straight win, 94-75 over No. 21 Texas A&M

TCU going for 5th College World Series appearance…

TCU looks to become 1st program to make five straight College World Series appearances since NCAA went to current tournament format in 1999

Smith, Thompson headline Women's hoops Hall of…

Katie Smith, Tina Thompson and Chamique Holdsclaw headline the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame class for 2018

No. 3 Baylor routs Kansas 88-51

Kristy Wallace scored 26 points, Kalani Brown added 20 and No. 3 Baylor beat Kansas 88-51. Dekeiya Cohen and Lauren Cox both scored 11 for Baylor

Kennedy out as Mississippi basketball coach after…

Coach Andy Kennedy and Mississippi are parting ways after 12 seasons

Virginia No. 1 in preliminary NCAA rankings

Virginia is the top overall seed in preliminary NCAA Tournament rankings, with Villanova, Xavier and Purdue earning the other top seeds

No. 2 Michigan St. rallies from 27 down, beats Northwestern

Cassius Winston scored 17 points, and No. 2 Michigan State erased a 27-point deficit to beat Northwestern 65-60 and extend its winning streak to 10 games

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Blackshear's putback lift Hokies past No. 2…

Kerry Blackshear Jr. scored on a putback with 5.8 seconds left in overtime and Virginia Tech spoiled No. 2 Virginia's opportunity to climb to No. 1 with a 61-60 victory

Bridges lifts No. 4 Michigan St past No. 3 Purdue…

Miles Bridges makes tiebreaking 3-pointer to lift No. 4 Michigan State over No. 3 Purdue 68-65

Smith, Maggard lead No. 24 Belmont women to 17th straight

Kylee Smith had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Darby Maggard had 14 points and 10 assists and No. 24 Belmont won its 17th straight game 80-56 over Morehead State