AUBURN | No. 19 Auburn is doing a lot of things well to begin this season and it starts with its defense. The Tigers have held four of their five opponents to 70 points or less including Monday night’s 91-62 blowout win over Colgate. “We played great defense, suffocating defense to hold that team to
Author: Auburn Sports
Posted: November 19, 2019, 1:41 pm
Louisiana Tech (2-1) will return home Tuesday night for a match-up with Mississippi Valley State (0-4) inside the Thomas Assembly Center.Tipoff is at 6:30 pm. Fans can listen to the game on KXKZ 107.5 FM as Dave Nitz, the Voice of the Bulldogs, will have the call.
Author: Bleed Tech Blue
Posted: November 19, 2019, 12:01 pm
Cole Anthony has scored nearly 36 percent of UNC's points, so the Heels need to get production from other players.
Author: Tar Heel Illustrated
Posted: November 19, 2019, 11:57 am
Missouri held Wofford without a field goal for the final 14:35 of the game. The Tigers entered the game 8th in the country in defensive efficiency and seventh in effective field goal percentage defense according to KenPom. Nobody has scored more than 56 points on Missouri in regulation and opponents
Author: Power Missouri
Posted: November 19, 2019, 11:00 am
While No. 2 Louisville hasn't played the toughest schedule so far, it certainly has looked the part of a national championship contender, particularly when it comes to offensive efficiency. The Cardinals enter their Wednesday night nonconference home game against South Carolina Upstate canning an
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: November 19, 2019, 9:24 am
While No. 2 Louisville hasn't played the toughest schedule so far, it certainly has looked the part of a national championship contender, particularly when it comes to offensive efficiency. The Cardinals enter their Wednesday night nonconference home game against South Carolina Upstate canning an
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 9:24 am
Memphis' first game without its best player, 7-foot-1 freshman center James Wiseman, was no test. The Tigers did whatever they wanted to Alcorn State -- which hasn't beaten a Division I team in a nonconference game in six seasons -- and cruised to a 102-56 win Saturday night. No. 16 Memphis
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: November 19, 2019, 9:18 am
Memphis' first game without its best player, 7-foot-1 freshman center James Wiseman, was no test. The Tigers did whatever they wanted to Alcorn State -- which hasn't beaten a Division I team in a nonconference game in six seasons -- and cruised to a 102-56 win Saturday night. No. 16 Memphis
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 9:18 am
Now that the Tennessee Volunteers have climbed into the rankings, their next task is to stay there. The No. 20 Volunteers try to make it four in a row as they host the Alabama State Hornets on Wednesday night in Knoxville, Tenn., in a campus game in the Emerald Coast Classic. Tennessee (3-0) is coming
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 9:00 am
Now that the Tennessee Volunteers have climbed into the rankings, their next task is to stay there. The No. 20 Volunteers try to make it four in a row as they host the Alabama State Hornets on Wednesday night in Knoxville, Tenn., in a campus game in the Emerald Coast Classic. Tennessee (3-0) is coming
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: November 19, 2019, 9:00 am
North Carolina coach Roy Williams has been agitated early in the season by how the No. 5 Tar Heels have played, even though they've won all three of their games by double-digit margins. "He shouldn't be happy with how we played," freshman guard Cole Anthony told reporters recently.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 8:52 am
North Carolina coach Roy Williams has been agitated early in the season by how the No. 5 Tar Heels have played, even though they've won all three of their games by double-digit margins. "He shouldn't be happy with how we played," freshman guard Cole Anthony told reporters recently.
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: November 19, 2019, 8:52 am
UCLA’s basketball team put on a defensive clinic for the first 10 minutes of its game against Southern Utah. UCLA coach Mick Cronin hopes he can get the Bruins to play that way for an entire game and then he might have something. Chris Smith scored 20 points and Jalen Hill added 17 points to lead UCLA
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 7:32 am
Duke found itself in a familiar position this week by reclaiming the top spot in The Associated Press poll. The Blue Devils earned the top spot for the 143rd week to extend their all-time record after previous No. 1 Kentucky lost to unranked Evansville. Duke's reign at the top will be put to the
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 7:05 am
No. 23 Colorado, behind 16 points apiece from McKinley Wright IV and Tyler Bey, beat UC Irvine, 69-53 Monday night.
Author: CU Sports Nation
Posted: November 19, 2019, 6:55 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Freshman Damiree Burns scored a career high 33 points and Southern rolled to a 121-55 win over Ecclesia College on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 6:40 am
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- Sindou Diallo scored 24 points and NAIA member Montana Tech shocked defending Big Sky Conference champion Montana 74-72 on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 6:20 am
Kevin Samuel became the first TCU player in 25 years with three consecutive double-doubles to start a season, with a career-high 19 points and 11 rebounds in the Horned Frogs’ 65-54 win over Air Force on Monday night. RJ Nembhard added 15 points and five assists while Francisco Farabello had 11 points
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 6:14 am
Even as his team has raced out to its best start in four years, California coach Mark Fox has been critical of his team's defense. Against Prairie View A&M, it was the Golden Bears offense that caught Fox's ire. The Bears had 22 turnovers and went seven minutes without scoring in the second
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 5:59 am
Colorado turned the game in its favor with defense. Tyler Bey and McKinley Wright each scored 16 points and No. 23 Colorado leaned on a strong defensive effort to beat UC Irvine 69-53 on Monday night. Colorado (3-0) pressured Irvine into 22 turnovers leading to 21 points for the Buffaloes, who have
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 5:49 am
Everything you need to know about college basketball on Monday night.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 19, 2019, 5:30 am
Opponents are quickly discovering that generating offense against Utah State is a difficult task. The No. 15 Aggies proved it again on their way to an 82-50 victory over UTSA on Monday night. It did not take long for the Roadrunners to get overwhelmed on one offensive possession after another.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 5:29 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Amauri Hardy scored 25 points and Cheikh Mbacke Diong pulled down 10 rebounds to lead UNLV to a 72-58 victory over Abilene Christian on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 5:29 am
Fresh from routing Villanova and vaulting into the top 10 for the first time in two seasons, Ohio State kept up the momentum in another tuneup game that the Buckeyes likely could have won with half the effort. The No. 10 Buckeyes steamrolled Stetson 86-51 on Monday night without drama as coach Chris
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:57 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Emmanuel Egbuta scored 15 points with 11 rebounds off the bench to lead Tennessee State to a 99-65 win over NAIA-member Fisk University on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:56 am
In Cuonzo Martin’s third year as Missouri’s coach, the Tigers are adopting the personality of their defensive-minded coach. Missouri held Wofford without a field goal for the final 14½ minutes of a 75-56 victory on Monday. “We have a team that’s built to defend like that,” Martin said.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:39 am
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Carson Williams had a career-high 27 points as Western Kentucky routed NAIA member Campbellsville 109-66 on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:38 am
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Darius Beane scored 14 points off the bench to carry Northern Illinois to a 65-48 win over Longwood on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:37 am
When the season started, Illinois fans were hoping to get an early glimpse of things to come from 7-foot freshman center Kofi Cockburn. Cockburn scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Illinois beat Hawaii 66-53 on Monday night. Cockburn, from Jamaica, recorded his third double-double in four
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:31 am
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Mack Smith scored 17 points as Eastern Illinois routed NAIA-member Indiana-Northwest 114-61 on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:30 am
Auburn quickly left undersized and overmatched Colgate with no room for error. The 19th-ranked Tigers started 5-for-5 from the field and 3-for-3 from beyond the arc in the opening four minutes, putting an early stamp on what became a 91-62 victory on Monday night. Samir Doughty scored 20 points and
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:26 am
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- Isiah Small had 20 points, eight rebounds and three steals as Texas State defeated Jackson State 73-58 on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:21 am
Derek Culver and Jermaine Haley rescued West Virginia from certain embarrassment after the Mountaineers let a big lead over Northern Colorado slip away. Culver and Haley combined for all of West Virginia's points in a late 10-0 run that enabled the Mountaineers to pull away for a 69-61 victory over
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:18 am
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) -- Tyler Hagedorn tallied 13 points and 14 rebounds to lead South Dakota to a 71-56 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:13 am
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- James Karnik had 18 points and 12 rebounds off the bench to lift Lehigh to an 87-68 win over Division III Misericordia on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:07 am
Cuonzo Martin’s teams prefer suffocation. “Good or bad, I never really look at the offensive side of the ball outside of turnovers and rebounds,” Martin said. Wofford didn’t score a point for the next six minutes and 16 seconds.
Author: Power Missouri
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:06 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- J.T. Escobar had 23 points as North Florida routed Trinity Baptist 115-39 on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:00 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Javan White had 24 points and 15 rebounds and UMBC rolled past NAIA member Bacone 111-38 on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:56 am
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) -- Shamarkus Kennedy had 22 points on 10-of-11 shooting with 11 rebounds and McNeese defeated Arlington Baptist 103-51 on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:55 am
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Raiquan Clark had 25 points as Long Island-Brooklyn got past Delaware State 92-84 on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:54 am
Cassius Winston made his first comments in public since the death of his brother, thanking Michigan State fans for their support. Winston had 11 points and eight assists to help the third-ranked Spartans tune up with a 94-46 win over Charleston Southern on Monday night. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:50 am
Short answer, yes. Long answer, definitely. This is how.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:50 am
NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) -- Adam Grant had 17 points as Bryant beat Niagara 73-62 on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:49 am
John Calipari breathed a sigh of relief after his team survived another scare. Ashton Hagans scored a career-high 26 points, and No. 9 Kentucky fought through another close game against what should have been a lesser opponent, beating Utah Valley 82-74 on Monday night. The Wildcats (3-1) dropped out
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:45 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Adam Kunkel posted 14 points as Belmont routed High Point 90-51 on Monday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:43 am
With Notre Dame star forward John Mooney out due to a stomach virus, the team’s other two tallest players each stepped up huge as the Fighting Irish pulled away late for a 63-53 victory over pesky Presbyterian on Monday night. Sophomore forward Nate Laszewski delivered a pair of power-move dunks down
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:42 am
After a promising first season under head coach Jeff Capel in 2018-19, Pitt’s offense has started his second in a prolonged slump. Despite returning three of their top four scorers, the Panthers entered play on Monday shooting 38.7% from the floor, down almost three percent from a year ago. In Pitt
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:40 am
This was another disappointing performance by the Wildcats.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:38 am
Missouri held Wofford without a field goal for the final 14 1/2 minutes, as the Tigers pulled away for a 75-56 victory on Monday. Mark Smith led Missouri (3-1) with 19 points, Jeremiah Tilmon added 16 and Xavier Pinson finished with 10 points. Nathan Hoover led the Terriers (2-3) with 21 points.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:33 am
Rivals is looking back at a decade of recruiting rankings, and is ordering each year's No. 1 prospect from best to worst.
Posted: November 18, 2019, 4:10 pm
Everything you need to know about college basketball on Monday night.
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: November 19, 2019, 5:30 am
This will tug at your heartstrings.
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: November 19, 2019, 4:35 am
Short answer, yes. Long answer, definitely. This is how.
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:50 am
This was another disappointing performance by the Wildcats.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 19, 2019, 3:38 am
Antoine is a top 15 recruit.
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: November 18, 2019, 9:32 pm
Bouknight has not yet played for UConn.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 18, 2019, 9:29 pm
Waiters was suspended by the Miami Heat after a health scare on the team's charter flight.
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: November 18, 2019, 9:26 pm
Daniels currently works on the Auburn coaching staff.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 18, 2019, 9:20 pm
Kentucky falls to No. 9.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 18, 2019, 5:21 pm
Overreacting at its finest.
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: November 18, 2019, 4:16 pm
So what, exactly, is wrong with Florida?
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: November 18, 2019, 2:46 pm
The only top 25 that you need to read.
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: November 18, 2019, 12:00 pm
UConn needed this win.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 17, 2019, 11:02 pm
This is not a good look for the Pirates.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 17, 2019, 6:24 pm
Despite playing their first game without heralded recruit James Wiseman, Lester Quinones and the No. 13 Memphis Tigers had little trouble with Alcorn State
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 17, 2019, 4:18 am
Balanced team effort, headlined by Jordan Bowden and Lamonte Turner pushes Tennessee past No. 20 Washington team in Toronto
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 17, 2019, 4:16 am
Villanova bounced back after an embarrassing loss at Ohio State.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 16, 2019, 8:53 pm
Maryland remains undefeated.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 16, 2019, 8:50 pm
This was a season-high in points allowed for Virginia.
Author: Associated Press
Posted: November 16, 2019, 8:48 pm
The rule change that has had the biggest impact this season is the NCAA’s attempt to rid the sport of flopping. For those that are unaware, college basketball referees have been tasked with determining when a player flops. Every flop is treated the same way that a delay of game call is. The first is
Author: Rob Dauster
Posted: November 16, 2019, 2:51 pm

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