Stories tagged: college basketball
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
Jaylen Nowell scored 20 points, capped by three free throws with 1.6 seconds left, and Washington weathered a furious Oregon rally to escape 61-56. Oregon’s last possession ended with Paul …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 9:49 p.m.
Marcus Graves had 14 points and 10 assists as Sacramento State cruised to a 69-48 victory over Idaho on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 10:50 p.m.
Recap and highlights: No. 4 Gonzaga starts quick, runs away from Santa Clara for 27th straight WCC road win
Josh Perkins scored 18 points and dished out eight assists as fourth-ranked Gonzaga breezed by Santa Clara 98-39 on Thursday at the Leavey Center.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 11:01 p.m.
Pryor scored most of his game-high 31 points in the second half, helping the defending NWAC champion Cardinals (18-2, 7-0 East Region) flip the switch in the last 14 minutes …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Grant Williams scored a career-high 43 points and finished off a three-point play with 31.6 seconds left in overtime to put top-ranked Tennessee ahead to stay, and the Volunteers barely …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
Boise State guard and former Lewis and Clark star Riley Lupfer can score in a variety of ways, but her driving, left-handed floater Saturday at Fresno State put her in …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
The fourth-ranked Zags have won 26 straight WCC road games, the longest active streak in the country, entering Saturday’s rematch against Santa Clara at the Leavey Center.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 6:01 p.m.
Trey Wertz, a 6-foot-5 freshman from Charlotte, has led the Broncos in assists in eight straight games.
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 8:07 a.m.
Mid-major men’s basketball teams often have to deal with student-athletes who complete their degrees early and leave for a more established program for their final year of college eligibility. Those …
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
Charles Matthews made a baseline floater at the buzzer to lift No. 5 Michigan to a 59-57 win over Minnesota on Tuesday night after the Golden Gophers scored 10 straight …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
Gonzaga’s ‘Big Three’ of Brandon Clarke, Rui Hachimura and Killian Tillie provides intriguing options on the court
The fourth-ranked Zags have three of the best forwards in college basketball. They saw court time together last week for the first time since Tillie’s return five games ago from …
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 3:23 p.m.
Offense has helped Tennessee earn its second No. 1 ranking in program history. The Volunteers believe they’ll only stay there by defending the way they did last season. Tennessee seeks …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 11:04 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Brandon Clarke has been named to the midseason watch list for the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year Award.
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 8:49 a.m.
Former Arizona assistant coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson has pleaded guilty to a bribery charge in a federal prosecution that exposed corruption in college basketball recruiting. With Tuesday’s plea, Emanuel Richardson …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 10:25 p.m.
The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
Top 25 roundup:
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
Gonzaga took a step up in the rankings after a chaotic week for the best teams in college basketball.
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 6:46 p.m.
Ky Bowman scored 37 points and Jordan Chatman gave Boston College the lead for good by hitting three straight 3-pointers during a 21-4 run to start the second half, and …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 7:06 p.m.
Senior point guard Josh Perkins could end his Gonzaga career as the program’s all-time assists leader, but he doesn’t dish much on his health. In the second half of Saturday’s …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:31 p.m.
The Zags didn’t have their A game on offense or defense, but they rated high in resourcefulness in a business-like 89-66 victory against Portland viewed by a full house of …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:16 p.m.
For the final 5 minutes of their 69-51 win over Idaho on Saturday night, the Montana Grizzlies played like the much more talented and experienced team that they are.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and Defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 89-66 victory over Portland at the Chiles Center in Portland
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
TV Take: Pregame premonition rings true as Gonzaga powers past Portland to remain perfect in WCC play
Tom Glasgow deserves some points for honesty. The veteran broadcaster, who handled the play-by-play chores on Saturday night’s Gonzaga contest, shown on KAYU in the Spokane area, was blunt before …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
Sixth-ranked Whitworth found itself in an unexpected dogfight with Pacific Lutheran Saturday night, but Kyle Roach’s offensive eruption in the second half helped the Pirates rally for a 71-56 win …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 10:17 p.m.
Jacob Davison, Tyler Kidd spark EWU’s win over Montana State on record-breaking night for Tyler Hall
Before EWU downed the Bobcats (7-10, 4-3), it upset rival and preseason conference favorite Montana 78-71 on Jan. 10, the Eagles’ first back-to-back wins of the season.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
Violet Kapri Morrow’s three-point play in the closing seconds of overtime capped her career-high 37-point effort, lifting Eastern Washington over Montana State 89-87 in Bozeman on Saturday.
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
In fact, the Cougars’ 78-66 loss to Stanford at high noon on Saturday was a mad dash into an open manhole. If somebody slides the cover back on, we may …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Sleepy passes flew into the scorer’s table. Botched defensive assignments led to unchallenged dunks. Point-blank layups rolled around the lip of the rim and fell right out.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 5:50 p.m.
Dominic Green hit four 3-pointers and scored 17 points off the bench, Matisse Thybulle added 13 points, and Washington improved to 5-0 in conference play for the first time in …