Stories tagged: top 25
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: Brianna Turner leads Notre Dame past Florida State for ACC title
Brianna Turner scored 24 points to lead No. 5 Notre Dame to its fourth straight ACC regular season title with a 79-61 win over No. 8 Florida State on Sunday …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 7:10 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: B.J. Taylor sparks UCF to 53-49 win over No. 15 Cincinnati
B.J. Taylor scored 27 points and 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall had seven points and four blocked shots to help UCF pull off a 53-49 upset over No. 15 Cincinnati on Sunday …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
Women’s Top 25 Capsules: Iowa State wins fourth straight, upsets No. 6 Texas
Seanna Johnson scored 22 points, including 10 straight for Iowa State in the third quarter, and the Cyclones upset No. 6 Texas 70-66 on Friday night for their fourth straight …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Top 25 Capsules: No. 15 Cincinnati wins 25th straight at home
Allonzo Trier scored a season-high 25 points, including four 3-pointers, and No. 4 Arizona remained alone atop the Pac-12 standings with a 90-77 win over USC on Thursday.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 12 Ohio State uses hot start to upset No. 2 Maryland
Kelsey Mitchell scored 31 points and No. 12 Ohio State used a sizzling start to upset second-ranked Maryland 98-87 on Monday night in Columbus, Ohio.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: Bruce Brown’s 3 lifts Miami over No. 18 Virginia, 54-48 in OT
Bruce Brown made a 3-pointer with 23.8 seconds left in overtime and the Miami Hurricanes beat Virginia 54-48 in Charlottesville, Virginia, and gave the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
UConn still No. 1 while Temple enters AP women’s hoops poll
After nearly making the Top 25 a few times during her coaching career at Temple, Tonya Cardoza has the Owls ranked for the first time in 11 years. Temple entered …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 7:58 p.m.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: Sophie Cunningham’s late layup sends Missouri past No. 6 South Carolina
Sophie Cunningham made a layup with 0.6 seconds to give Missouri a 62-60 comeback victory over No. 6 South Carolina on Sunday in Columbia, Missouri.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: Marcus Foster’s 35 points leads No. 20 Creighton in win over Georgetown
Marcus Foster scored a career-high 35 points and Creighton broke open the game early in the second half and defeated Georgetwn 87-70 in Omaha, Nebraska. Creighton shot 53 percent while …
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
UConn still No. 1; Drake enters women’s basketball poll
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.
Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas rallies to beat No. 9 West Virginia 84-80 in OT
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.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 8 Texas women outlast No. 4 Florida State 92-88 in 2OT
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.
Top 25 roundup: Seth Allen lifts Hokies past No. 12 Virginia in 2 OTs, 80-78
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.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Maryland spoils Spartan coach’s return, beats Michigan State 89-72
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.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 11 Texas women hold on for rare win at No. 2 Baylor
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.
Top 25 roundup: No. 3 Kansas bounces back from loss, tops Kansas State 74-71
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.
UConn still No. 1, Tennessee re-enters women’s hoops poll
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.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: UConn breezes to 97th straight win, 96-50 over Tulsa
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.
Top 25 roundup: No. 10 Wisconsin outmuscles Indiana, holds on for 65-60 win
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.
APTop 25 Rewind: Wild weekend means poll changes coming
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.
Gonzaga’s No. 1 ranking pays off for local T-shirt business
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.
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.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
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.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
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 …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
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.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
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.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
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.