Men's college basketball

Oklahoma guard Trae Young (11) takes the final shot of overtime in front of Oklahoma State guard Kendall Smith, left, in an NCAA college basketball game against in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Oklahoma State won 83-81 in overtime. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
January 22, 2018 - 8:13 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Trae Young is facing adversity for the first time in his remarkable freshman season. The 6-foot-2 point guard has thrilled fans with his deep shooting range, lightning quickness and pinpoint passing. But critics say he tried to do too much in losses to Kansas State and Oklahoma...
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Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes communicates with players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
January 22, 2018 - 7:29 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes continues searching for the right combinations to put on the floor even as his team remains in the Top 25 and moves closer to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2014. The shuffling was particularly evident Saturday in Tennessee's 70-63...
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January 22, 2018 - 6:30 pm
EAST No scores reported from the EAST. SOUTH No scores reported from the SOUTH. MIDWEST No scores reported from the MIDWEST. SOUTHWEST No scores reported from the SOUTHWEST. FAR WEST No scores reported from the FAR WEST.
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January 22, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NBA Tuesday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at ORLANDO 6½ (213½) Sacramento at SAN ANTONIO 2½ (209) Cleveland at OKLAHOMA CITY 10 (214) Brooklyn at GOLDEN STATE 14 (227) New York Boston 4 (208½) at LA LAKERS COLLEGE BASKETBALL Tuesday FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at VILLANOVA 15 Providence at GEORGIA 2...
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Kentucky coach John Calipari gestures to his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Lexington, Ky. Florida won 66-64. (AP Photo/James Crisp)
January 22, 2018 - 5:21 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kentucky is out of the AP Top 25 for the first time in nearly four years while another bunch of Wildcats — Villanova — maintained their hold on No. 1. Kentucky slid out of Monday's latest poll from No. 18 after losses to South Carolina and Florida, snapping a 30-game home...
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January 22, 2018 - 2:12 pm
The top 25 teams in the USA Today men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 21, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Villanova (31) 18-1 798 1 2. Virginia 18-...
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January 22, 2018 - 1:30 pm
Good afternoon! The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Skip Foreman. A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events...
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January 22, 2018 - 1:30 pm
Good afternoon! The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Skip Foreman. For technical support, please call the AP's Services and Technology Department in Raleigh at 919-881-9974. NBA: BKN--KINGS-HORNETS CHARLOTTE — The Hornets look to bounce back from a crushing loss...
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January 22, 2018 - 1:23 pm
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 21, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. Villanova (63) 18-1 1623 1 2...
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January 22, 2018 - 12:02 pm
All Times EST Monday's Games No. 6 Michigan State at Illinois, 9 p.m. No. 7 West Virginia at TCU, 9 p.m. No. 10 North Carolina at Virginia Tech, 7 p.m. No. 13 Ohio State vs. Nebraska, 8 p.m. Tuesday's Games No. 1 Villanova vs. Providence, 6:30 p.m. No. 2 Virginia vs. No. 18 Clemson, 7 p.m. No. 4...
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