Category Archives: College Basketball

Oregon holds off upset-minded UC Riverside

Oregon holds off upset-minded UC Riverside

Oregon survived a stiff challenge from UC Riverside on Wednesday night in Eugene, Ore., with Will Richardson’s 17 points leading the Ducks to a 71-65 nonconference win.N’Faly Dante added 12 pointsMORE

Miami visits Penn State and wins squeaker

Miami visits Penn State and wins squeaker

Kameron McGusty made a crucial second-chance 3-pointer with 38 seconds left as the Miami Hurricanes defeated the host Penn State Nittany Lions, 63-58, in the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchup on WeMORE

Providence wins tight battle with Texas Tech

Providence wins tight battle with Texas Tech

Al Durham’s jumper with 1:48 remaining gave Providence the lead for good, and the Friars beat visiting Texas Tech 72-68 on Wednesday in a Big East/Big 12 Battle matchup.Providence (7-1) escaped aftMORE

Oklahoma takes down No. 14 Florida

Oklahoma takes down No. 14 Florida

Tanner Groves scored 20 to lift Oklahoma to a 74-67 win over No. 14 Florida on Wednesday night in Norman, Okla.After Colin Castleton gave the Gators a 52-50 lead with 11:38 to play, Florida went moMORE

Walker Kessler, No. 21 Auburn push aside UCF

Walker Kessler, No. 21 Auburn push aside UCF

Big man Walker Kessler posted his third double-double in four games as No. 21 Auburn exacted some revenge on UCF on Wednesday, beating the visiting Knights 85-68.The 7-foot-1 sophomore produced 17MORE

Kansas State powers past Albany

Kansas State powers past Albany

Nijel Pack scored a game-high 17 points with five 3-pointers as Kansas State defeated Albany 71-43 Wednesday night in Manhattan, Kan.Mark Smith chipped in with his second straight double-double, aMORE

LSU improves to 8-0 with win over Ohio

LSU improves to 8-0 with win over Ohio

Tari Eason scored a game-high 20 points and Darius Days logged a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds as LSU remained undefeated with a 66-51 win over Ohio University Wednesday night in BatonMORE

Washington St. knocks off ice-cold Arizona St.

Washington St. knocks off ice-cold Arizona St.

Washington State’s Noah Williams scored 14 points and Michael Flowers added nine as the duo nearly outscored Arizona State in the Cougars’ 51-29 victory in both teams’ Pac-12 opener Wednesday night inMORE

Georgia ends skid with upset of No. 18 Memphis

Georgia ends skid with upset of No. 18 Memphis

Georgia’s Kario Oquendo scored 24 points and Jabri Abdur-Rahim’s 3-pointer with less than two minutes remaining helped give coach Tom Crean his 400th career victory, a 82-79 decision over No. 18 MemphMORE

No. 6 Villanova, Penn

No. 6 Villanova, Penn

Collin Gillespie scored a season-high 26 points to lift No. 6 Villanova past host Pennsylvania 71-56 in a Big 5 matchup Wednesday in Philadelphia.Brandon Slater added 16 on 7-of-8 shooting, Caleb DMORE

Improving Penn State ready to host Miami

Improving Penn State ready to host Miami

With three wins in its last four games, Penn State is set to host Miami on Wednesday night in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchup from State College, Pa.The Nittany Lions (4-2) are coming off a 60-45 wMORE

Ron Harper Jr., Rutgers push past Clemson

Ron Harper Jr., Rutgers push past Clemson

Ron Harper Jr. scored 15 of his game-high 23 points in the second half as Rutgers broke a three-game losing streak with a 74-64 win over Clemson on Tuesday night in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge game at PisMORE

No. 15 Houston routs Northwestern State

No. 15 Houston routs Northwestern State

Marcus Sasser scored a season-high-tying 26 points as No. 15 Houston rolled to a 99-58 win at home over the Northwestern State Demons on Tuesday.Sasser scored 23 points and drilled seven 3-pointersMORE

Taz Sherman, West Virginia handle Bellarmine

Taz Sherman, West Virginia handle Bellarmine

West Virginia rode the continued strong offensive play of Taz Sherman and the sharpshooting of Sean McNeil to blow past scrappy Bellarmine in the second half of a 74-55 win in Morgantown, W.V., on TueMORE

No. 13 Tennessee cruises past Presbyterian

No. 13 Tennessee cruises past Presbyterian

A 17-2 run to end the first half made the difference as No. 13 Tennessee defeated Presbyterian 86-44 on Tuesday night in Knoxville, Tenn.Four Tennessee players finished in double figures on offenseMORE

Undefeated LSU aims to keep rolling vs. Ohio

Undefeated LSU aims to keep rolling vs. Ohio

Fresh off winning the Emerald Coast Classic, LSU wants to avoid any kind of letdown on Wednesday night when it hosts Ohio in Baton Rouge, La.The Tigers (7-0) beat Penn State 68-63 in overtime and WMORE

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