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How the college hoops season went off the rails and likely will stay there

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:45
College basketball opened with an FBI raid. That should have been a clue this wasn't going to be a regular year. It's time to look back at the craziness so far, and give a few hints at what craziness is to come as we march toward March.

Texas topples TCU after star's cancer diagnosis

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 02:00
A day after sophomore guard Andrew Jones was diagnosed with cancer, the Texas Longhorns notched their biggest win of the season -- a double-overtime thriller over No. 16 TCU.

Jalen Brunson's consistency -- and post-up game -- has Villanova at No. 1

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 23:40
Jalen Brunson has emerged as one of the best players in the country. And his stellar play helped Villanova make a statement on Wednesday night.

Wooden Watch: Team approach for Arizona's Allonzo Trier and Deandre Ayton

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:44
Teammates Allonzo Trier and Deandre Ayton are both candidates for the Wooden Award -- and they have company in this year's field. Several teams have more than one player on the latest Wooden watch list.

St. John's loses LoVett (left knee) for season

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:00
St. John's guard Marcus LoVett, who injured his left knee on Nov. 27 and has not played since, will be out for the rest of the season.

Wooden Award midseason top 25 list

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 19:56
Oklahoma's Trae Young headlines the latest list of candidates for the Wooden Award. The eligible players will be reduced to 15 next month.

Pacers' Turner out 2 games with elbow injury

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:07
Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner will miss the next two games with an injured right elbow.

Rutgers gives Pikiell 3-year contract extension

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:50
Rutgers has given coach Steve Pikiell a contract extension through the 2023-24 season.

Louisville's Bowen transfers to South Carolina

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:47
Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen, one of the key figures in an FBI probe into college basketball, was officially admitted to South Carolina on Monday. Now South Carolina will submit for reinstatement in hopes Bowen will be able to play next season.

Gophers' Lynch denies sexual misconduct

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:45
Center Reggie Lynch, who has been allowed to practice with the Gophers during an appeal, has denied allegations of sexual misconduct, his lawyer said.

Siena guard, eading scorer Clareth to transfer

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:50
Siena Saints guard Nico Clareth, the team's leading scorer, has decided to transfer after completing the academic year.

Siena leading scorer Clareth decides to transfer

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:39
Guard Nico Clareth, the only player averaging double figures in points for 5-12 Siena, has decided to transfer from the school.

Indiana forward Davis to miss rest of season

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:11
Forward De'Ron Davis had surgery Wednesday to repair a torn right Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of Indiana's season.

Hoyas ban phones as part of hoops promotion

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 13:01
Georgetown University will ban cellphones in one section of the arena as it goes back to the future with an "Actual Reality" promotion.

Longhorns' Jones diagnosed with leukemia

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:38
Texas guard Andrew Jones has started treatments after the sophomore was diagnosed with leukemia. Said Texas AD Chris Del Conte: "We know Andrew's a fighter."

Harris chooses NC State after Missouri transfer

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:36
Missouri transfer Blake Harris has committed to NC State after visiting the Wolfpack's campus earlier this week.

Deandre Ayton is not afraid to be the next big thing

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:14
Deandre Ayton doesn't want to be Dwight Howard. Sure, he's 7-foot-1 and can knock people around in the post. But he wants to dribble and shoot, too. He wants to dominate in games and practices and in his never-ending pursuit of the gold jersey.

Get ready for seven days that will sort out the Big 12 race

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:30
The schedule-makers have made January unusually crucial in the Big 12 this season. The next week will have a significant impact on the conference race.

Kentucky finds toughness, leadership in short-handed win over Texas A&M

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 23:42
Kentucky was short-handed against a desperate Texas A&M on Tuesday -- but the young Wildcats took a step in the right direction with a win.

Giant Killers: These test cases could prepare teams for March upsets

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 23:14
Michigan, which almost knocked off No. 5 Purdue on Tuesday, will get another chance to upset a Giant when the Wolverines face Michigan State. Michigan isn't the only team testing its Giant Killer qualities.