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Former Zags from near and far celebrate GU’s top ranking

“Best team in the nation.” The Zags can say that about themselves now, and it only took 22 straight wins and an undefeated record.

Donte DiVicenzo beats buzzer as No. 1 Villanova tops No. 12 Virginia

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.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: Alexis Jones has triple-double, No. 2 Baylor thumps No. 20 Oklahoma

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.

Women’s Top 25: A’ja Wilson leads No. 5 South Carolina past No. 4 Bulldogs

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 …

Top 25 roundup: Dennis Smith Jr., N.C. State stun No. 17 Duke 84-82

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 …

Top 25 roundup: No. 22 Xavier pulls away to 86-75 win over Georgetown

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.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 1 UConn rout Tulane 100-56, Katie Lou Samuelson scores 32

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.

Top 25 roundup: De’Aaron Fox helps Kentucky edges Mississippi State

De’Aaron Fox scored 21 points, Malik Monk added 14 and No. 5 Kentucky beat Mississippi State 88-81 on Tuesday night.

UConn still tops in AP women’s basketball poll

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.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: Jaime Nunn’s big shot helps Lady Vols upset No. 6 Notre Dame 71-69

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.

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.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: Monique Billings scores career-high 30, No. 17 UCLA women beat Ducks

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 …

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 …

Kentucky’s run in AP women’s poll ends; UConn stays on top

Kentucky’s run in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll has come to an end.

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.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: Sabrina Ionescu’s 3 at buzzer lifts Oregon women over No. 20 Cal

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.

Women’s Top 25: Kelsey Mitchell has 33, No. 11 Ohio State beats Northwestern

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.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: N.C. State snaps No. 6 Florida State’s 12-game winning streak

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 …

UConn still unanimous No. 1 in AP women’s hoops poll

DePaul coach Doug Bruno keeps losing players to injury and still is finding ways to win.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 1 UConn dominates UCF, extends win streak to 88

Napheesa Collier had 22 points, five rebounds and five assists and top-ranked Connecticut extended its winning streak to 88 games, routing UCF 84-48 on Sunday in the American Athletic Conference …

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.

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.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 14 Ohio State opens Big 10 with 87-62 win over Minnesota

Kelsey Mitchell hit five 3-pointers and scored 23 points to help No. 14 Ohio State beat Minnesota 87-62 on Wednesday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams in …

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 …

Women’s Top 25 roundup: Turner-led No. 2 Notre Dame beats Michigan State 79-61

Brianna Turner had 19 points, seven rebounds and five blocks, leading No. 2 Notre Dame to a 79-61 win over Michigan State on Tuesday night in East Lansing, Michigan.

Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 1 UConn beats No. 12 Ohio St 82-63 for 85th straight win

Katie Lou Samuelson scored eight of her 26 points during a key third-quarter run, and No. 1 UConn beat 12th-ranked Ohio State 82-63 on Monday night in Hartford, Connecticut, for …

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.

UConn still No. 1 in AP women’s hoops poll

The UConn Huskies are still the unanimous top choice in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll after having a week off for exams.

Top 25: Desi Rodriguez’s layup lifts Seton Hall over No. 16 South Carolina

Desi Rodriguez made a tiebreaking a layup with 11.6 seconds left, lifting Seton Hall over No. 16 South Carolina 67-64 in the Under Armour Reunion at Madison Square Garden on …

Top 25 women’s roundup: Maryland rolls past in-state foe Loyola 79-60

Brionna Jones had 25 points and 14 rebounds, helping No. 4 Maryland to another dominant win over in-state foe Loyola, 79-60 on Monday night.