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Villanova No. 1 in AP college hoops poll for first time
Villanova is No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the first time.
No. 2 Maryland relies on Big Ten's best defense to win
Upon launching this season of lofty expectations, Maryland figured it had enough shooting stars to bury the opposition under a barrage of baskets.
No. 5 Xavier having best season with lot of room yet to grow
No Xavier team has won 20 games so quickly or been ranked so high. Yet the No. 5 Musketeers don't seem all that impressed by the inroads they've made in the school's basketball history.
Road woes aplenty as Big 12 teams navigate conference grind
Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger warned his then-No. 1 team of the challenge it would face at Kansas State, even though the rebuilding Wildcats were near the bottom of the Big 12 standings.
Auburn will be without leading scorer against Tennessee
The Auburn Tigers have a 250-pound power forward playing point guard, three scholarship players available in the backcourt and a hard time scoring without hitting their 3-point shots.
Jok scores 23 to lead No. 5 Iowa past Illinois, 77-65
Just over three minutes into the second half, Iowa's Peter Jok stole the ball from Illinois guard Khalid Lewis and glided to the other end of the court for a two-handed dunk.
Milton, Moore help No. 12 SMU rout South Florida 92-58
There were a lot of things Larry Brown could appreciate about the way SMU played against South Florida on Sunday.
Brooks scores 30 as No. 16 Oregon beats Utah 76-66
Any campaign for Oregon's Dillon Brooks as Pac-12 player of the year might have to start with an endorsement from a coach outside his own camp.
McClellan, Newton lead No. 17 Miami past Georgia Tech 75-68
With Miami clinging to a three-point lead and the shot clock running down, Ja'Quan Newton had no choice except to throw up a towering shot from the corner with a Georgia Tech player right in his face.
Miller, Purvis lead UConn to 85-67 win over East Carolina
UConn coach Kevin Ollie has been preaching to his team the benefits of an unselfish offense and a relentless defense.
Louisville men's basketball team coping with postseason ban
Louisville will be on the outside looking in at March Madness this spring, a view that neither the Cardinals players nor coach Rick Pitino expected.
Pitino: Don't penalize innocent players
Louisville coach Rick Pitino said schools and coaches should be fined for violations, and players who had nothing to do with infractions should not be penalized.
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