A look at the upcoming week around the Big Ten Conference:
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 7:34 am
Caption Close LUBBOCK – The No. 8-ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders men's basketball team had been down in games before coming back to won. Being down, 41-33, against the Iowa State Cyclones at the break, however, was a bigger mountain to climb. Even with a more aggressive second-half performance, the
Author: Plainview Daily Herald
Posted: January 17, 2019, 6:40 am
Kansas State guard Barry Brown didn't need any last-minute heroics this time. After hitting game-winners in the final minute of the Wildcats' previous two games, he helped Kansas State control Oklahoma from start to finish. Brown scored 25 points as Kansas State beat the 20th-ranked Sooners 74
Author: San Francisco Chronicle
Posted: January 17, 2019, 6:34 am
Sophomore guard Lindsey Pulliam may have found her home away from home in the Hoosier State. In a dominant performance on the road Wednesday night, the Maryland native was a nearly perfect 11-13 from the charity stripe and notched a season-high 27 points to lead all scorers and carry Northwestern (10
Author: The Daily Northwestern
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:54 am
LUBBOCK, Texas — No. 8 Texas Tech had pulled even when Iowa State guard Nick Weiler-Babb pulled up from just above the free throw line and put the Cyclones back in front. Marial Shayok scored 20 points, Michael Jacobson had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Weiler-Babb knocked down the go-ahead jumper inside
Author: WRALSportsFan.com
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:50 am
Houston maintained its strong season with an AAC win over Houston.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:45 am
Wednesdays college hoops action featured a strange double ejection and some key Big 12 road wins.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:43 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Markis McDuffie scored 18 of his 23 points in the second half and Wichita State had a 10-2 run down the stretch to knock off UCF 75-67 on Wednesday night, ending the Knights' seven-game winning streak.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:29 am
It was the ideal first half for the Glendale Community College men's basketball team when it hosted Bakersfield in the Vaqueros' final nonconference game Wednesday. In the opening half, Glendale rebounded, forced turnovers and, most importantly, scored enough to head into halftime with a 20-point
Author: Los Angeles Times
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:29 am
After losing on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer in its second consecutive defeat on Saturday, Alabama needed a pick-me-up performance against Missouri. Avery Johnson Jr. scored 14 points to lead Alabama to a 70-60 road victory over Missouri on Wednesday. Johnson - the son of Crimson Tide head coach Avery
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:28 am
Giorgi Bezhanishvili found a unique way to relay the importance of Illinois' performance Wednesday night against Minnesota. ''Ayo's got a birthday tomorrow,'' the 6-foot-9 freshman said, placing an arm around fellow freshman Ayo Dosunmu. It was a much-needed present not only
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:25 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Diogo Brito scored 23 points with six assists and five rebounds and Utah State defeated San Jose State 81-63 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:13 am
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — It took six games, but Illinois got its first conference win of the year — and in blowout fashion. With the students back for the first time in over a month, Illinois trounced Minnesota, 95-69, on Wednesday night at State Farm Center. A hot start, great defense, an emphasis on the glass
Author: The Champaign Room
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:00 am
Marcquise Reed was frustrated his final year in the Atlantic Coast Conference began with three straight losses. He took it upon himself to make sure Clemson's losing streak didn't get any longer. Reed had 19 of his career-high 30 points in the opening half as the Tigers opened up a double-digit
Author: The Charlotte Observer
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:00 am
The Arizona Wildcats (13-4, 4-0) will look to stay unbeaten in Pac-12 play Thursday when they host the Oregon Ducks (10-6, 1-2) at 7 p.m. MST on ESPN. Who would have thought coming into this season that Arizona, the program in a supposed transition year, would start 4-0 in conference play while Oregon
Author: Arizona Desert Swarm
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:00 am
Where Chmpaign When 8:00 PM How BTN Who ILLINOIS The Gophers just took care of Rutgers at home with a dominating second half to win by 18. Up next is probably the second worst team in the Big Ten, but this one is on the road. Brad Underwood is in his second year at Illinois and the former Stephen F Austin
Author: The Daily Gopher
Posted: January 17, 2019, 5:00 am
Iowa center Luka Garza had 22 points and 12 rebounds in a key road win at Penn State, many of those stats coming after a technical foul. STATE COLLEGE,  Pa. — What a difference a year makes. Jordan Bohannon remembers. Luka Garza remembers. The Iowa basketball team was not only beaten here in the Bryce
Author: The Des Moines Register
Posted: January 17, 2019, 4:45 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Chloe Jackson scored a season-high 22 points on 10-of-14 shooting and had eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals to lead No. 2 Baylor to a 94-68 win over Kansas on Wednesday night. Kalani Brown added 15 points, DiDi Richards 14 and Lauren Cox and NaLyssa Smith had 13 apiece
Author: San Francisco Chronicle
Posted: January 17, 2019, 4:41 am
AMHERST — UMass found the shots it wanted against George Mason's defense for almost the entire game Wednesday. The passes to Rashaan Holloway in the post created scoring chances both around the basket and on the wings. The ball moved around the perimeter efficiently and exposed the cracks in the
Author: Daily Hampshire Gazette
Posted: January 17, 2019, 4:28 am
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Auburn guard Bryce Brown said he fired up a couple of long-range shots Wednesday night that likely had his coaches "shaking their heads." "But when I make it, they don't tend to be mad about it," Brown said with a smile. He made plenty against Texas A&
Author: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Posted: January 17, 2019, 4:25 am
DENVER (NDSU Athletics) – Denver outscored the North Dakota State men's basketball team 50-29 in the second half to pull away for an 80-65 win on Wednesday night at Magness Arena. NDSU (8-11, 2-3 Summit) led by as many as nine points in the first half and held a 36-30 advantage at halftime. Denver
Author: wkzo
Posted: January 17, 2019, 4:19 am
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) -- Roydell Brown scored a career-high 25 points with 12 rebounds to lead McNeese in an 86-75 win over Nicholls on Wednesday night, snapping a three-game skid.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 4:17 am
Yes, Hassani Gravett heard what Vanderbilt guard Saben Lee said to draw a technical foul with 1:38 left to set up a five-point swing for South Carolina. Gamecocks coach Frank Martin reached over quickly, tapping his senior guard on the arm as he told his senior guard not to answer. Gravett gave his
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 4:08 am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jordan Tucker and Kamar Baldwin combined for 29 of their 36 points in a dominating second half Wednesday night to lead Butler to an 87-69 win over DePaul.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 4:07 am
As has been the case in so many of their losses this season, it was the tale of two halves for the DePaul Blue Demons on Wednesday night. DePaul looked great in the first half of their 87-69 loss to the Butler Bulldogs, as Femi Olujobi hit a pair of threes (he had only made two on the year coming into
Author: Big East Coast Bias
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:56 am
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Nick McGlynn had 19 points and 11 rebounds and Drake built a big first-half lead to beat Bradley 69-52 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:55 am
HAMMOND, La. (AP) -- Marlain Veal scored 22 points with four assists, three rebounds and three steals and Southeastern Louisiana beat Lamar 76-69 on Wednesday night for its first conference win.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:54 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Chris Clemons had 22 points as Campbell defeated UNC Asheville 70-53 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:49 am
In the final minutes of a taut first half Sunday, Kris Wilkes found himself in an unexpected spot for a top scorer who was not in foul trouble. It was a not-so-subtle message from UCLA interim coach Murry Bartow to his starting small forward. Wilkes had made only one of seven shots to that point, collecting
Author: Los Angeles Times
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:41 am
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Freshman Zach Nutall scored 15 points off the bench to help Sam Houston State roll past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 72-50 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:35 am
Women  No. 1 Notre Dame 80, Virginia Tech 51: Jessica Shepard had 20 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Notre Dame took command with a 24-1 run in the second quarter to beat Virginia Tech 80-51 on Wednesday night. Arike Ogunbowale added 19 points for the Fighting Irish (17-1, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference
Author: The Indianapolis Star
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:34 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- K.J. Riley scored 16 points and Evan Kuhlman hit a key 3-pointer late to help Evansville beat Missouri State 70-64 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:31 am
ABILENE, Texas (AP) -- Jalone Friday scored 21 points and Jaren Lewis added 13 and Abilene Christian beat Houston Baptist 75-68 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:30 am
It's not how you start. It's how you finish. The UNO men's basketball team can lay claim to that old line after a dreadful opening 10 minutes against Stephen F. Austin on Wednesday night at Lakefront Arena. Anything that could go wrong, did, particularly on the offensive end as the Privateers
Author: The Advocate
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:28 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Marcus Evans scored 17 points, including VCU's final seven points, and the Rams beat Dayton 76-71 on Wednesday night to end the Flyers' six-game winning streak.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- DJ Williams scored 14 points, Terry Nolan added 12 points and 10 rebounds and George Washington bounced back from a miserable first half to take a 59-56 victory over La Salle on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:25 am
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Spencer Haldeman scored 21 points, Trae Berhow made 3 of 4 from the free-throw line in the final 19 seconds and Northern Iowa defeated Indiana State 69-64 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:25 am
The crowd was on its feet now, letting loose with a roar equal parts delight and relief. LJ Figueroa, who may own the nosiest nose for the ball in all of college basketball, had just scored two layups off steals in the space of nine seconds. There were seven minutes left in the game, the lead was finally
Author: New York Post
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:23 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Megan Walker scored a career-high 34 points and Katie Lou Samuelson added 17 to power No. 2 UConn to a 75-33 victory over Tulane on Wednesday night. The Huskies (15-1, 4-0 American Athletic Conference) pounded Tulane (13-4, 3-1) with its size and strength, holding the Green Wave to
Author: San Francisco Chronicle
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:16 am
STEVENS POINT, Wis. -- The No. 9 UW-Stevens Point men's basketball team (11-4, 3-2) saw its early eight-point lead evaporate and were unable to catch visiting UW-La Crosse (12-4, 5-0) in a 61-57 loss to the Eagles. Nate Dodge (East Troy, Wis./East Troy) led the Pointers' scoring attack with 18
Author: WSAW Wausau
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:10 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Tommy Funk scored a career-high 25 points on 9-of-12 shooting and Army beat Colgate 91-81 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:08 am
NEWWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Rob Marberry had 23 points on 11-of-12 shooting and Lipscomb defeated NJIT 70-52 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:08 am
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) -- Isaiah Walton scored a season-high 30 points and Longwood knocked off Winthrop 75-61 on Wednesday night, the Lancers' first win over the Eagles in 10 games.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:05 am
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Author: The Indianapolis Star
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:01 am
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) -- Obadiah Noel scored 22 points and led five players in double-figure scoring as UMass Lowell rallied in the second half to beat Albany 84-72 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 3:01 am
Score: UMass Lowell 84, UAlbany 72 Location: Costello Athletics Center in Lowell, Mass. Records: UAlbany (5-13, 0-3 AE); UMass Lowell (10-9, 2-2 AE) Short Story: UAlbany shoots lights-out in the first half but ultimately falls at UMass Lowell to stay winless in America East play. Coach Brown: “I was
Author: UAlbanySports.com
Posted: January 17, 2019, 2:56 am
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) -- Scottie James had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Liberty pulled away big in the second half for a 62-41 victory over Kennesaw State on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 2:51 am
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- John Carter Jr. scored a career-high 18 points, leading four into double-figure scoring and Navy beat Lafayette 85-77 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 17, 2019, 2:50 am
BANGOR, Maine — John Carroll's two free throws with 0.5 seconds remaining lifted the University of Hartford to a 77-76 America East men's basketball victory over the University of Maine at the Cross Insurance Center on Wednesday night. The Black Bears had rallied from an eight-point deficit in
Author: Bangor Daily News
Posted: January 17, 2019, 2:49 am
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Stasha Carey made three free throws in the final nine seconds of overtime as No. 20 Rutgers survived blowing a 14-point late in regulation to beat Purdue 65-63 on Wednesday night and stay alone atop the Big Ten. The Scarlet Knights (14-3, 6-0) won their ninth straight game and are
Author: Star Tribune
Posted: January 17, 2019, 2:45 am