ncaa basketball

January 21, 2019 - 4:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Utah coach Lynne Roberts isn't worried that being ranked for the first time in more than a decade will faze her young team. The 21st-ranked Utes entered The AP women's basketball poll Monday for the first time since the final poll of the 2008 season. "I think it will just put money...
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January 03, 2019 - 10:34 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cheikh Mbacke Diong scored a layup with a second left to cap a second-half UNLV comeback in its Mountain West Conference opener with Colorado State, 78-76 on Wednesday night. The Runnin' Rebels trailed by 10, 61-51 with 12:58 left in their first home game since December 1. Kris...
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December 16, 2018 - 12:13 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Noah Robotham sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give UNLV a 92-90 win over BYU in overtime on Saturday night, snapping a three-game skid. UNLV fell behind 90-89 with :18 left in the extra period. Following a timeout, Robotham took the assist from Amauri Hardy and drained the 3-...
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December 09, 2018 - 5:36 pm
Gonzaga passed every big test with forward Killian Tillie in a walking boot, including a title-game win over then-top-ranked Duke in the Maui Invitational. Facing a long, athletic and experienced Tennessee team, the Zags ran out mojo and will likely drop out of the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 ...
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December 02, 2018 - 3:13 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Freshman Christyn Williams scored a career-high 28 points on 11-of-16 shooting and No. 2 Connecticut never lost the lead after the 6:36 mark of the first quarter in dominating No. 1 Notre Dame 89-71 on Sunday. All-American Katie Lou Samuelson, who was held scoreless by the...
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December 02, 2018 - 10:37 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Keith Williams scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Cane Broome scored 14 with four assists to help Cincinnati post a wire-to-wire 65-61 victory over UNLV on Saturday. Williams hit both of his 3-point tries for the Bearcats (7-1), who sank half of their 12 shots from...
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November 15, 2018 - 8:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nothing less than the first major test Dan Hurley Era awaited the Connecticut Huskies. UConn was facing a Top 25 opponent in a nationally televised game in one of basketball's iconic venues. For a group that has not been together for a full calendar year, it was fair to question how...
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November 12, 2018 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Duke has supplanted Kansas atop the new AP Top 25 poll after its dominating win against Kentucky, giving the Blue Devils a record number of appearances at No. 1. The Blue Devils jumped from fourth to first in Monday's first regular-season poll. That allowed Duke to set a record with...
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November 11, 2018 - 11:20 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — James Batemon scored 27 points to lead Loyola Marymount to a 61-50 victory and spoiled UNLV's season opener on Saturday night. Batemon was 8 of 19 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Jeffery McClendon added 13 points and Joe Quintana 11 for Loyola Marymount (2-0). Mattias...
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November 06, 2018 - 12:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — College basketball season begins Tuesday — the earliest it's ever started. Muffet McGraw and Geno Auriemma aren't thrilled about that, either. A sport that used to start official practice around Oct. 15 and have its first games at Thanksgiving is now beginning nearly three weeks...
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