College Basketball

1-on-1 with Murray State's Ja Morant

After yesterday's historic triple-double in the NCAA Tournament, Murray State's Ja Morant has been the talk of the college basketball world today. After his news conference with the national…

SIU hires Mullins to lead mens basketball program

PADUCAH, KY -- Southern Illinois announced on Wednesday afternoon that they had hired former Saluki great Bryan Mullins as the next head men's basketball coach. Mullins has spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach at Loyola-Chicago, and was…

Murray State preview special: "Racing to the Tournament"

Murray State will play Marquette in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday in Hartford, Connecticut. Before the Racers and Golden Eagles hook it up, here is our 30-minute preview special, "Racing to the Tournament." [gtxvideo vid="As83h5th" playlist=""…

Kentucky's Washington in walking boot ahead of NCAA tourney

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky says scoring and rebounding leader PJ Washington is wearing a walking boot "as a precaution" before the No. 2 seed Wildcats open Midwest Region play in the NCAA Tournament. Kentucky basketball spokesman Eric Lindsey said…

No. 22 Auburn routs 8th-ranked Tennessee 84-64 for SEC title

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Bryce Brown scored 19 points in the first half, and the Auburn Tigers won their first Southeastern Conference Tournament championship since 1985 by routing eighth-ranked Tennessee 84-64 on Sunday. No. 22 Auburn (26-9) hadn't played in…

Green lifts Old Dominion over WKU 62-56 for CUSA title

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Xavier Green scored 14 of his game-high 16 points in the second half to lead Old Dominion to a 62-56 victory over Western Kentucky in the Conference USA Tournament championship game on Saturday night. Top-seeded Old…

No. 8 Tennessee rallies past No. 4 Kentucky 82-78

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Lamonte' Turner ended a shooting slump by sinking a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30 seconds left as No. 8 Tennessee rallied to beat No. 4 Kentucky 82-78 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinal thriller Saturday. Tennessee (29-4)…

No. 4 Kentucky easily beats Alabama 73-55 at SEC Tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tyler Herro scored 20 points and the fourth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats started their quest for a fifth straight Southeastern Conference Tournament title by beating Alabama 73-55 Friday night in the quarterfinals. With a heavy contingent of Big…

Texas A&M fires basketball coach Kennedy after 14-18 season

HOUSTON (AP) - Texas A&M has fired basketball coach Billy Kennedy. The school announced the move Friday, a day after the Aggies finished the season 14-18. Kennedy was 151-116 in eight seasons at the school after coaching Murray State for…

Bassey leads WKU over Southern Miss 70-59 in CUSA

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Charles Bassey had 10 points and 14 rebounds to lift Western Kentucky to a 70-59 win over Southern Miss in the Conference USA Conference tournament semifinals on Friday. Josh Anderson had 18 points and eight rebounds…

Murray State's Morant named All-American again

For the fifth time this week, Murray State's Ja Morant has grabbed All-American honors, as Sports Illustrated named Morant First Team All-American Monday. That's now five All-American honors for…

No. 3 North Carolina beats Louisville 83-70 in ACC quarters

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Luke Maye had 19 points and nine rebounds, Coby White added 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists and No. 3 North Carolina beat Louisville 83-70 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals. Cameron…