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  • South Carolina leading scorer Wilson hurts left leg

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina leading scorer A’ja Wilson was helped off the court after apparently hurting her left leg against top-ranked Uconn on Monday night. The 6-foot-5 Wilson came down hard trying for…

  • Ex-South Carolina coach Spurrier to serve as ambassador

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Steve Spurrier has a new role at South Carolina — special assistant to President Harris Pastides and athletic director Ray Tanner. Spurrier resigned as football coach last October. He had a…

  • Road woes aplenty as Big 12 teams navigate conference grind

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — 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…

  • No. 2 Maryland relies on Big Ten’s best defense to win

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Upon launching this season of lofty expectations, Maryland figured it had enough shooting stars to bury the opposition under a barrage of baskets. Turns out, the second-ranked Terrapins are winning…

  • Pregame.com Line

    NBA Tuesday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG San Antonio 6½ (193½) at MIAMI at NEW YORK 1½ (207) Washington Boston 4 (208) at MILWAUKEE at DALLAS 1 (183½) Utah at GOLDEN STATE OFF (OFF) Houston COLLEGE…

  • No. 5 Xavier having best season with lot of room yet to grow

    CINCINNATI (AP) — 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…

  • Auburn will be without leading scorer against Tennessee

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — 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. That’s the predicament…

  • With road stretch looming, Florida needs to win at home

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s postseason fate probably will be decided on the road. The Gators (15-8, 6-4 Southeastern Conference) play four of their final six regular-season games away from home, a tough stretch that…

  • Villanova latest No. 1 in AP poll; 6th top team this season

    Villanova joined an exclusive club Monday. The Wildcats are now among the 57 schools to have been ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll. The Wildcats had been ranked No. 2 seven…

  • UConn and South Carolina set for 1 vs 2 showdown

    There’s been talk all season of the potential 1 vs. 2 matchup in South Carolina on Monday night. Now, it’s finally here with No. 1 UConn visiting the second-ranked Gamecocks. It will be the 56th…

  • USA Today Top 25 Poll

    The top 25 teams in the USA Today men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 7, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a…

  • Women’s Top 25 Basketball Schedule

    All Times EST Monday’s Games No. 1 UConn at No. 2 South Carolina, 7 p.m. No. 5 Maryland at No. 7 Ohio State, 9 p.m. Tuesday’s Games No. 21 Oklahoma at Kansas State, 8 p.m.…

  • Top 25 Schedule

    All Times EST Monday’s Games No. 3 Oklahoma vs. No. 24 Texas, 9 p.m. No. 13 Louisville at Duke, 7 p.m. Tuesday’s Games No. 1 Villanova at DePaul, 8:30 p.m. No. 5 Xavier at Creighton,…

  • The Women’s Top Twenty Five

    The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 7, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for…

  • Top 25 Schedule

    All Times EST Monday’s Games No. 3 Oklahoma vs. No. 24 Texas, 9 p.m. No. 13 Louisville at Duke, 7 p.m. Tuesday’s Games No. 1 Villanova at DePaul, 8:30 p.m. No. 5 Xavier at Creighton,…