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  • Syracuse regroups behind Cooney and Christmas

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse snapped a rare two-game slide in the nonconference portion of the schedule with its 71-69 win over Louisiana Tech last Sunday evening, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. The Orange (6-3) visit No. 7 Villanova (10-0) on Saturday. Senior center Rakeem Christmas scored the winning basket in…

  • Lauren Hill to become honorary coach

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill’s basketball career is finished. The freshman at Mount St. Joseph decided Wednesday to give up her playing career after achieving her goal of scoring in a game even as she fights an inoperable brain tumor. Hill will continue raising money for cancer research as she spends time with her family.…

  • Chandler helps Oregon drop Northridge 79-56

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — In only seven minutes on the floor, Michael Chandler made a big impression in his Oregon debut on Wednesday night. Coach Dana Altman finally unveiled his tallest player, and the 6-foot-10 center scored 13 points off the bench to help lead the Ducks to a 79-56 victory over Cal State Northridge.…

  • No. 16 Washington routs Grambling State 86-38

    SEATTLE (AP) — Shawn Kemp Jr. scored 13 of his 21 points in the first half, Andrew Andrews added 16 points and No. 16 Washington raced past Grambling State 86-38 on Wednesday night. Washington (9-0) extended its best start since beginning the 2005-06 season 11-0, leading 45-13 at halftime and by as many as 51…

  • Wednesday’s College Basketball

    EAST American International 73, Dominican (NY) 61 Chestnut Hill 75, Goldey Beacom 68 Delaware St. 72, St. Francis (NY) 64 Muhlenberg 88, Washington (Md.) 82 Pittsburgh 65, Manhattan 56 Post (Conn.) 81, Bloomfield 67 St. Francis (Pa.) 67, Duquesne 52 St. Rose 72, New Haven 70 Ursinus 100, Eastern 92 Wilmington (Del.) 82, Georgian Court…

  • Wednesday’s College Basketball

    EAST Delaware St. 72, St. Francis (NY) 64 Pittsburgh 65, Manhattan 56 St. Francis (Pa.) 67, Duquesne 52 SOUTH Arkansas St. 69, Mississippi St. 55 Auburn 80, Winthrop 62 Campbell 70, SIU-Edwardsville 65 Florida St. 93, North Florida 77 High Point 106, Ferrum 48 Jacksonville 68, Gardner-Webb 65 Louisiana-Lafayette 115, Milligan 76 Memphis 83, SC-Upstate…

  • Wednesday’s College Basketball Scores

    EAST American International 73, Dominican (NY) 61 Chestnut Hill 75, Goldey Beacom 68 Delaware St. 72, St. Francis (NY) 64 Muhlenberg 88, Washington (Md.) 82 Pittsburgh 65, Manhattan 56 Post (Conn.) 81, Bloomfield 67 St. Francis (Pa.) 67, Duquesne 52 St. Rose 72, New Haven 70 Ursinus 100, Eastern 92 Wilmington (Del.) 82, Georgian Court…

  • New Mexico beats Central Arkansas 76-55

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Deshawn Delaney equaled his career in points with 22 and Hugh Greenwood added 14 to help New Mexico overcome an early deficit Wednesday night in a 76-55 win over Central Arkansas. Greenwood went 4-of-6 on 3-pointers, while Delaney added a career-high 13 rebounds for his second career double-double. The Bears (0-9)…

  • Cincinnati beats No. 19 San Diego State 71-62 in overtime

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Four days after losing a game in double overtime because they couldn’t make an open shot, the Bearcats fixed that problem. Farad Cobb hit a 3-pointer that put Cincinnati in control in overtime, and the Bearcats pulled away to a 71-62 victory over No. 19 San Diego State on Wednesday night after…

  • No. 1 South Carolina rolls over Hampton, 69-49

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell saw Hampton’s defense closing in on No. 1 South Carolina’s low post players, so she waited. Time and again, she set herself up at the 3-point line, took a pass and foiled the Lady Pirates’ strategy. Mitchell made six of South Carolina’s nine 3-pointers and scored 20 points as…

  • Arkansas State wins at Mississippi State 69-55

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Arkansas State’s Sean Gardner scored a game-high 22 points and Cameron Golden added 15 to lead the Red Wolves defeated Mississippi State 69-55 Wednesday at Humphrey Coliseum. It was the second road win for Arkansas State (3-4) while the Bulldogs (5-4) dropped their fourth straight game. Nouhoum Bocoum added 13 points…

  • Jacksonville rallies to beat Gardner-Webb 68-65

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — J.R. Holder scored 16 points and Jacksonville rallied in the second half, scoring the last four points of the game, to defeat Gardner-Webb 68-65 on Wednesday. Marcel White’s layup with 1:09 to play put the Dolphins (3-9) ahead 66-65. After a miss by the Bulldogs (6-5), Omar El Manasterly made one…

  • Nunn leads Illinois to easy win over Hampton, 73-55

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Kendrick Nunn is used to coming off the bench. He wasn’t a starter for two seasons at Chicago’s Simeon High School and wasn’t for most of his first season at Illinois. So when the sophomore guard was in the starting lineup Wednesday against Hampton, he was ready. Nunn scored a season-high…

  • McCarter leads Campbell past SIU-Edwardsville 70-65

    BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Reco McCarter had 16 points, 11 rebounds and six assists to lead Campbell to a 70-65 victory over SIU-Edwardsville on Wednesday night. Kris Davis made a pair of free throws to pull SIU-Edwardsville to a 55-all tie. Nehemiah Mabson answered with a trey to spark a 9-2 run and give…

  • St. Francis (Pa) defeats Duquesne 67-52

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Earl Brown scored 16 points, Ben Millaud-Meunier added 14 as St. Francis (Pa.) walloped Duquesne on the glass en route to a 67-52 win Wednesday night. The Red Flash (5-4) held Duquesne to just six offensive rebounds and 18 field goals in the suffocating win. St. Francis outrebounded the Dukes (3-5) 45-29…