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Kansas guard Lagerald Vick (24) reacts after making a 3-point basket, in front of Tennessee guard Admiral Schofield (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in New York. Kansas defeated Tennessee 87-81 in overtime. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
November 24, 2018 - 12:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Self wanted to see his young team play in and win a tough, grind it out game. They did just that against a team he thinks can compete for a National Championship in March. Dedric Lawson had 24 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, and No. 2 Kansas rallied to beat No. 5...
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Nevada players celebrate their win over Massachusetts in an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chase Stevens)
November 24, 2018 - 12:26 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It appears the Wolf Pack has found their offensive rhythm. Caleb Martin scored 29 points, Tre'Shawn Thurman added 22 points and eight rebounds, and No. 6 Nevada beat Massachusetts 110-87 in the Las Vegas Invitational's second championship game on Friday at the Orleans Arena. Martin...
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Florida State forward Mfiondu Kabengele (25) is congratulated by guard PJ Savoy, second from right, and forward Raiquan Gray (1), as LSU guard Tremont Waters (3) walks away, after getting the 79-76 win in overtime of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Kabengele hit a game-winning three-pointer. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
November 23, 2018 - 8:38 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton flashed a big smile when talking about a game-winning 3-pointer by 6-foot-10 forward Mfiondu Kabengele. Kabengele hit the deep jumper with a half-second left in overtime, and No. 14 Florida State advanced to the AdvoCare...
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Chattanooga guard Donovann Toatley (5) defends against Michigan guard Zavier Simpson (3) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich., Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
November 23, 2018 - 6:46 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Isaiah Livers is doing his best to shore up one of Michigan's few areas of concern early this season. Livers scored all 12 of his points in the first half, and the ninth-ranked Wolverines cruised to an easy 83-55 victory over Chattanooga on Friday. Livers made all four of...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) talks with Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
November 23, 2018 - 3:28 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors say star Stephen Curry wasn't injured after two drivers hit his car on an Oakland freeway. Authorities say Curry was driving a black Porsche on Friday when the driver of a Lexus lost control and struck his car. California Highway Patrol Officer...
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Texas' Kerwin Roach II, left, grabs a rebound over North Carolina's Luke Maye during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 23, 2018 - 12:13 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kerwin Roach II blended aggression and good decision making, just how coach Shaka Smart drew it up. Roach scored a career-best 32 points and helped Texas hold off a late charge to beat No. 7 North Carolina 92-89 on Thursday and advance to the final of the Las Vegas Invitational. "I...
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Michigan State's Cassius Winston (5) shoots next to UCLA's Moses Brown during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 22, 2018 - 11:41 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Las Vegas Invitational (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Cassius Winston had 19 points and seven assists to help No. 11 Michigan State cruise past No. 17 UCLA 87-67 on Thursday night to reach the final of the Las Vegas Invitational. Nick Ward scored 16 points, Joshua...
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Villanova forward Saddiq Bey (15) goes up for a shot between Canisius guard Isaiah Reese (13) and guard Takal Molson, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
November 22, 2018 - 11:37 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Villanova took a step forward after dropping out of the Top 25 for the first time since December 2013. Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and the defending national champion Wildcats stopped a two-game skid by beating Canisius 83-56 on Thursday in...
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November 22, 2018 - 11:26 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — De'Andre Hunter is rapidly developing into a game-changing presence in fourth-ranked Virginia's lineup. The 6-foot-7 redshirt sophomore matched his career high with 23 points and hit a critical late 3-pointer to help the Cavaliers hold off Dayton 66-59 in Thursday's...
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November 22, 2018 - 8:02 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — The Latest on the second day at the Battle 4 Atlantis (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Deaundrae Ballard scored a career-best 19 points to help Florida beat Stanford 72-49 in Thursday's consolation bracket at the Battle 4 Atlantis. KeVaughn Allen added 13 points for the...
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