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  • Former Washington basketball star Christian Welp dies at 51

    SEATTLE (AP) — Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington’s career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 51. The school confirmed the death…

  • Miller-McIntyre leads Wake Forest over Pittsburgh 69-66

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Codi Miller-McIntyre scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half, and Wake Forest rallied in the final five minutes to stun Pittsburgh 69-66 on Sunday. Mitchell Wilbekin added 14…

  • Women’s Top 25 Capsules

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jennifer O’Neill and Makayla Epps combined for 22 second-half points and No. 13 Kentucky made 27 free throws in beating No. 2 South Carolina 67-56 on Sunday, denying the Gamecocks an…

  • No. 13 Kentucky women topple No. 2 South Carolina 67-56

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jennifer O’Neill and Makayla Epps combined for 22 second-half points and No. 13 Kentucky made 27 free throws in beating No. 2 South Carolina 67-56 on Sunday, denying the Gamecocks an…

  • Massengale helps No. 6 Lady Vols breeze past Vandy 79-49

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee closed the regular season with a couple of pleasant surprises. First came a cameo appearance from injured center Isabelle Harrison, who received a standing ovation Sunday when she took the…

  • Top 25 Capsules

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Frank Kaminsky scored 31 points in his final home game, sophomore Nigel Hayes added 14 and No. 5 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title with…

  • Hempen leads No. 10 Arizona State women past Colorado, 59-46

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — There wasn’t much riding on the regular-season finale between No. 10 Arizona State and Colorado. That didn’t stop the Sun Devils from looking for some momentum going into the postseason. Katie…

  • Kaminsky, No. 5 Wisconsin beat Michigan State 68-61

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Bo Ryan posed a playful question after the game while glancing at the box score. “Who’s that Kaminsky guy?” the Wisconsin coach asked. That would be Frank Kaminsky, the athletic senior…

  • No. 25 Providence cruises past Marquette 77-66

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — LaDontae Henton’s experience paid off for the Providence Friars on Sunday. The senior had 25 points and 15 rebounds in a 77-66 win over Marquette. “He was a possessed man today,…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    1. UConn (28-1) beat Tulane 94-47; beat Memphis 87-24. 2. South Carolina (27-2) beat No. 6 Tennessee 71-66; beat No. 11 Mississippi State 69-50; lost to No. 13 Kentucky 67-56. 3. Baylor (26-3) lost to…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Sunday 1. UConn (28-1) did not play. Next: at South Florida, Monday. 2. South Carolina (27-2) lost to No. 13 Kentucky 67-56. Next: SEC tournament. 3. Baylor (26-3) did not play. Next: vs. Texas Tech,…

  • Robinson, Jones help rally Monmouth past Siena 63-57

    LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Justin Robinson scored 16 points and made key plays late to help Monmouth beat Siena 63-57 on Sunday. Siena (10-19, 7-13 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) will open the MAAC Tournament…

  • No. 21 SMU has winning streak snapped at UConn, 81-73

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A loss to UConn was not the statement No. 21 SMU was hoping to make on Sunday in front of a national TV audience. Rodney Purvis scored a career-high 28 points…

  • No. 16 Duke women earn wild 81-80 win over No. 15 UNC

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 16 Duke dug out of a huge hole, and 15th-ranked North Carolina almost did, too. No lead was safe in this fierce rivalry — until a freshman hit some unlikely…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Sunday 1. UConn (28-1) did not play. Next: at South Florida, Monday. 2. South Carolina (27-1) at No. 13 Kentucky. Next: SEC tournament. 3. Baylor (26-3) did not play. Next: vs. Texas Tech, Monday. 4.…