Stories tagged: top 25
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
UConn continues its run at No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll while Drake earns its first ranking since 2001.
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 9 p.m.
Frank Mason III had 24 points, including two free throws to cap a frantic comeback from 14 down in the final three minutes of regulation, and No. 3 Kansas stunned …
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
Brooke McCarty scored a career-high 29 points as No. 8 Texas won its 19th straight Monday night, beating No. 4 Florida State 92-88 in double overtime in Tallahassee, Florida.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Seth Allen hit a short jumper in the lane with 3.2 seconds left in the second overtime and Virginia Tech beat Virginia 80-78 for the second consecutive year at Cassell …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 7:52 p.m.
Brionna Jones had 28 points and 15 rebounds, and No. 3 Maryland beat Michigan State 89-72 on Sunday in East Lansing, Michigan, spoiling coach Suzy Merchant’s return to the sideline …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Joyner Holmes drove for the tiebreaking layup with a minute left and 11th-ranked Texas held on to win its 17th consecutive game, 85-79 at Baylor on Monday night in Waco, …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Frank Mason III had 21 points, Josh Jackson added 18 despite dealing with foul trouble, and No. 3 Kansas bounced back from a rare home loss to hold off Kansas …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Holly Warlick has spent nearly three-quarters of her life at Tennessee. She’s not used to seeing them unranked. So getting back into the Top 25 after an eight-week absence meant …
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
Napheesa Collier scored 24 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead top-ranked UConn to its 97th consecutive win, 96-50 over Tulsa on Sunday in Storrs, Connecticut.
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Ethan Happ scored 20 points, Nigel Hayes added 15 and 10 rebounds, and No. 10 Wisconsin outmuscled Indiana to hold on for a 65-60 win on Sunday.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 8:37 p.m.
Second-ranked Baylor and No. 3 Kansas entered the week preparing for a marquee matchup that could play a role in whether one – or both – earn a No. 1 …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
Rusty Namie was ready for Gonzaga to reach No. 1. His design was set and approved by the university. He had hired eight extra employees to work the printing machines …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
“Best team in the nation.” The Zags can say that about themselves now, and it only took 22 straight wins and an undefeated record.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
Donte DiVicenzo beat the buzzer on a tip-in to lead No. 1 Villanova to a 61-59 win over No. 12 Virginia on Sunday in Philadelphia.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 9:01 p.m.
Alexis Jones had 24 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists and No. 2 Baylor beat No. 20 Oklahoma 92-58 on Sunday in Waco, Texas.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
A’ja Wilson tied her season high with 26 points, Allisha Gray had 16 of her 17 points in the final two quarters and No. 5 South Carolina held off previously …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
Freshman Dennis Smith Jr. scored a season-high 32 points to help North Carolina State rally from 12 down late in the first half and stun No. 17 Duke 84-82 on …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Edmond Sumner overcame a painful left shoulder and led a second-half surge that swept No. 22 Xavier to an 86-75 victory over Georgetown on Sunday, ending the Musketeers’ longest losing …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 9:02 p.m.
Katie Lou Samuelson scored 32 points and top-ranked UConn extended its record winning streak to 93 games on Sunday with a 100-56 rout of Tulane in Storrs, Connecticut.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
De’Aaron Fox scored 21 points, Malik Monk added 14 and No. 5 Kentucky beat Mississippi State 88-81 on Tuesday night.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Fresh off its record-breaking 91st consecutive victory, UConn remained the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
Jaime Nared hit a tiebreaking jumper with 10.3 seconds left as Tennessee erased a 15-point, second-half deficit to beat No. 6 Notre Dame 71-69 on Monday night in Knoxville, Tennessee.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
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, 10:19 p.m.
Monique Billings scored a career-high 30 points and had 14 rebounds and six steals to lead UCLA in a 79-63 win over Oregon in Los Angeles, its 22nd straight home …
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
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 …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Kentucky’s run in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll has come to an end.
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
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.
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Sabrina Ionescu hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to cap an 8-0 Oregon run in the final 12 seconds and the Ducks beat No. 20 California 69-66 on Sunday in Berkeley, California.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Kelsey Mitchell nailed 5 of 10 from long range to total 33 points as No. 11 Ohio State held off Northwestern 94-87 on Tuesday night.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Ashley Wilson scored 19 points and Chelsea Nelson added 17 to help North Carolina State beat No. 6 Florida State 70-61 on Monday night, snapping the Seminoles’ 12-game winning streak …