Stories tagged: men's basketball
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: Kris Jenkins, Jalen Brunson, lead No. 1 Villanova past Seton Hall 76-46
Kris Jenkins scored 16 points and Jalen Brunson added 13 to lead No. 1 Villanova to a 76-46 win over Seton Hall on Monday night in Villanova, Pennsylvania.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
NBA roundup: James Harden’s 12th triple-double helps Rockets end 2-game skid
James Harden had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in his 12th triple-double of the season and the Houston Rockets easily ended their first losing streak of the season …
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: Chimezie Metu scores 24, No. 25 USC holds off Colorado 71-68
Chimezie Metu scored a career-high 24 points, including a go-ahead hook shot with 29 seconds left, and No. 25 Southern California held off slumping Colorado 71-68 on Sunday night in …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 7:52 p.m.
Michael Humphrey paces late run as Stanford beats Washington to avoid second-half meltdown
STANFORD, Calif. – Michael Humphrey scored eight of his 18 points in the final 3:36 to help Stanford avoid a second-half collapse and beat Washington 76-69 on Saturday night. The …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: No. 14 North Carolina rolls past rival N.C. State 107-56
Justin Jackson scored 21 points and No. 14 North Carolina ran off a 20-0 first-half run and routed North Carolina State 107-56 on Sunday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Whitworth holds off Linfield 87-81 for second NWC win
Whitworth learned just enough from losses to bounce back on Saturday night and beat the Linfield Wildcats 87-81. Saturday’s showing gave the Bucs their second feat in the NWC and …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Lauri Markkanen scores 22 points as No. 17 Arizona beats Colorado
TUCSON, Ariz. – Lauri Markkanen scored 22 points, shooting 4 of 5 on 3-pointers, Kadeem Allen made all three of his 3s en route to a career-high 18 and No. …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Pac-12 men: Utah holds on after Arizona State makes late rally
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 4:50 p.m.
Huskies get the message before dismantling Oregon State
It isn’t uncommon for the Washington Huskies to hold a team meeting the night before a game. Usually, coach Lorenzo Romar says, those sessions focus on the opponent.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
John Blanchette: Cougars send diehard fans home happy
John Blanchette: Winter Wednesdays at the Spokane Arena are, often as not, hockey night. They drop the puck and a sliver of the 8,000 who show up for the annual …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:31 p.m.
Tyler Dorsey hits 8 3-pointers as No. 15 Oregon routs Washington
Tyler Dorsey made eight 3-pointers and finished with 28 points, and No. 15 Oregon overcame foul trouble to pull away in the second half for an 83-61 win over Washington …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Men’s Top 25 roundup: Svi Mykhailiuk gives No. 3 Kansas 90-88 win over K-State
Svi Mykhailiuk went the length of the court and threw in a finger-tip layup as the buzzer sounded to give No. 3 Kansas a 90-88 victory over Kansas State on …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
NBA roundup: Isaiah Thomas’ 29 points, 15 assists send Celtics past Jazz 115-104
Isaiah Thomas had 29 points and a career-high 15 assists, and the Boston Celtics made 17 3-pointers for the second straight game in beating the Utah Jazz 115-104 on Tuesday …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 1 a.m.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski takes leave to have back surgery
Hall of Fame Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is stepping away from the team to have lower back surgery.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
NBA roundup: Jimmy Butler has 52 to help Bulls top Kemba Walker, Hornets
Jimmy Butler scored 52 points and outdueled Kemba Walker, carrying the Chicago Bulls in a 118-111 victory over the visiting Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
NBA roundup: Tim Hardaway powers Hawks to long-awaited OT win over Spurs
Tim Hardaway Jr. made a tying 3-pointer with 3.3 seconds remaining in regulation and scored nine points in overtime, including the go-ahead free throw, to lift the Atlanta Hawks to …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
Men’s Top 25 roundup: Nate Mason’s 31 lead Minnesota to victory at No. 15 Purdue
Nate Mason scored 31 points, and Eric Curry scored seven of his 10 in overtime as Minnesota upset No. 15 Purdue 91-82 on Sunday in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 11:16 p.m.
WSU and UW hope to continue winning streaks in Pac-12 opener
Well one of the Pac-12 Northwest’s precocious freshman point guards is going to begin his first season’s second chapter with a big win.
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Area men’s roundup: Kenny Love leads Whitworth over Buena Vista at tournament
Kenny Love led all five starters in double figures with 20 points and Whitworth (9-1) topped Buena Vista (Iowa) (6-5) 90-80 at the Whitman Tournament in Walla Walla.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:23 p.m.
NBA roundup: Jimmy Butler scores 40, buzzer-beater lifts Bulls over Nets 101-99
Jimmy Butler matched his season high with 40 points and hit an 18-footer at the buzzer roughly five minutes after being helped off the court with an apparent injury Wednesday …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:10 p.m.
Men’s Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Villanova hangs on against DePaul
Josh Hart scored 25 points and Jalen Brunson added 13 as No. 1 Villanova barely held off DePaul, 68-65 on Wednesday night, the Wildcats’ 19th straight win.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
Area colleges: North Idaho women rally in tournament opener
North Idaho College outscored Highline CC 21-11 in the fourth quarter and eked out a 63-62 win over the T-Birds on Thursday
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 2 a.m.
NBA: 2 calls were missed in final moments of Cavs-Warriors
The NBA says two calls were missed in the final moments of Cleveland’s win over Golden State on Sunday, and both aided the Cavaliers in what became their one-point victory.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 10:52 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: No. 9 Creighton rolls to 96-85 win over Arizona State
Marcus Foster scored 29 points, Justin Patton added 18 and No. 9 Creighton hit 14 3-pointers to remain undefeated with a 96-85 victory over Arizona State on Tuesday night in …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 9:04 p.m.
NBA roundup: Patty Mills’ 3-pointer lifts Spurs over Rockets 102-100
Patty Mills hit a 3-pointer with 12.9 seconds left to lift the San Antonio Spurs over the Houston Rockets 102-100 on Tuesday night.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 8:54 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: Luke Kennard, No. 5 Duke top Tennessee State 65-55 in Harry Giles’ debut
Luke Kennard scored 24 points and No. 5 Duke beat Tennessee State 65-55 on Monday night in Durham, North Carolina.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10:45 p.m.
Area roundup: Levi Taylor leads CCS men to romp
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 5:30 a.m.
LeBron James producing Muhammad Ali documentary for HBO
King James is set to tell the story of The Greatest.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 1:30 a.m.
NBA Development League to tinker with 4- and 5-person crews
The NBA is going to take a look at having more officials on the court.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 10:43 p.m.
NBA roundup: Blake Griffin, Chris Paul have double-doubles, Clippers hold off Blazers
Blake Griffin had 26 points and 12 rebounds, Chris Paul had 21 points and 14 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the visiting Portland Trail Blazers 121-120 Monday …