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  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Monday 1. South Carolina (12-0) did not play. Next: vs. Auburn, Friday, Jan. 2. 2. UConn (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. SMU, Saturday. 3. Texas (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Rice, Tuesday, Dec.…

  • Oklahoma basketball staffer fired

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma has fired a men’s basketball support staff member for an NCAA extra-benefit violation. The university’s compliance office discovered the infraction. The school announced the discipline before the 19th-ranked Sooners hosted…

  • Cooney has 20, Syracuse beats Colgate 78-43

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Trevor Cooney scored 20 points, Rakeem Christmas had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Syracuse beat overmatched Colgate 78-43 on Monday night. It was the 167th meeting between the upstate New…

  • Gardner-Webb beats struggling Purdue 89-84

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Jerome Hill scored 31 points and had nine rebounds, and Tyler Strange added 18 points and 10 assists, leading Gardner-Webb to an 89-84 victory against struggling Purdue on Monday night.…

  • Manhattan beats Fordham 71-57 in Battle of the Bronx

    NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy Andujar had 14 points and Manhattan erased an early deficit to beat Fordham 71-57 in the Battle of the Bronx at the Barclays Center on Monday night. The Jaspers (4-7)…

  • Williams has 18, No. 21 Ohio St rolls over Miami U

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Reserve guard Kam Williams scored 18 points and No. 21 Ohio State went on a 26-3 run in the first half to beat Miami (Ohio) 93-55 on Monday night. Marc Loving…

  • Georgia Southern defeats NAIA Truett-McConnell 90-57

    STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Trent Wiedeman scored 18 points and had nine rebounds to help Georgia Southern beat Truett-McConnell 90-57 on Monday night. Jelani Hewitt, who came into the game as the nation’s leading scorer…

  • Northern Kentucky beats Idaho again 81-68

    HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Tayler Persons scored 23 points against Idaho for the second time this year and Northern Kentucky beat the Vandals for the second time, pulling away for an 81-68 win on…

  • Abilene Christian comes back from 13-down, beats SC State

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — LaDarrien Williams scored 16 points and Harrison Hawkins had 15 to lead Abilene Christian past South Carolina State 65-59 in the Las Vegas Classic on Monday. Williams and Hawkins each scored…

  • Top 25 Fared

    Monday 1. Kentucky (12-0) did not play. Next: at No. 4 Louisville, Saturday. 2. Duke (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Toledo, Monday. 3. Arizona (12-0) did not play. Next: at UNLV, Tuesday. 4. Louisville…

  • Colorado blows past DePaul 82-68

    HONOLULU (AP) — Askia Booker was a man on a mission Monday. The senior point guard tied a career-high with 27 points and Xavier Johnson added 20 to lead Colorado to an 82-68 win over…

  • Kentucky unanimous No. 1, Big 12 has 7 ranked

    There is no doubt so far about Kentucky’s standing as the unanimous No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 poll. The Wildcats (12-0) got every first-place vote for the third week in a row…

  • Penn State beats Dartmouth 69-49 for 10th straight victory

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Patrick Chambers’ squad is 12-1 and yet the coach believes the Nittany Lions’ record is 0-0. Penn State has 10 straight wins and its 69-49 victory over Dartmouth on Monday…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Monday 1. South Carolina (12-0) did not play. Next: vs. Auburn, Friday, Jan. 2. 2. UConn (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. SMU, Saturday. 3. Texas (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Rice, Tuesday, Dec.…

  • Wake Forest’s Wilbekin to miss 3 games

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest says freshman guard Mitchell Wilbekin must sit out a total of three games due to an undisclosed NCAA violation. The school announced the move shortly before Monday night’s game…