Purdue became this season's first unanimous No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll Monday after wins over Michigan and Michigan State last week as chaos ensued behind the Boilermakers among other ranked teams.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Grant Sherfield scored a season-high 30 points, and Oklahoma beat No. 2 Alabama 93-69 on Saturday in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge to end the Crimson Tide's nine-win streak.
Jalen Hill added a career-high 26 points, helping second-year Oklahoma coach Porter Moser to his biggest win with the program.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — (KJ Johnson's 20 points helped North Alabama defeat Jacksonville 80-62 on Thursday night.
Johnson shot 5 for 9 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 9 of 9 from the free throw line for the Lions (12-10, 4-5 Atlantic Sun Conference).
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Caitlin Clark had 28 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds for her eighth career triple-double, and No. 10 Iowa handed No. 2 Ohio State its first loss of the season, 83-72 on Monday night.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Angel Reese delivered a record-breaking double-double and got plenty of offensive help from Jasmine Carson and others.
Carson scored 20 points and Reese had 14 points and 14 rebounds for her school-record 20th consecutive double-double to lead No.
Purdue is back at No. 1 in the AP Top 25. Alabama is right behind the Boilermakers.
Purdue returned to the top spot in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll on Monday, moving up two spots after Temple knocked off No.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Cam Shelton banked in a go-ahead runner with 13 seconds left and Loyola Marymount snapped No. 6 Gonzaga's 75-game home winning streak with a 68-67 victory on Thursday night.
The home streak for the Bulldogs (16-4, 5-1 West Coast Conference) was tied with Long Beach State (from 1968-74) for the eighth-longest in Division I history.
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Jacari Lane's 19 points helped North Alabama defeat Central Arkansas 78-73 on Wednesday night.
Lane was 7 of 9 shooting and 4 of 6 from the free throw line for the Lions (10-10, 2-5 Atlantic Sun Conference).
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Keyontae Johnson scored 24 points, including the go-ahead alley-oop dunk with 25 seconds left in overtime, and No. 13 Kansas State beat second-ranked Kansas 83-82 on Tuesday night to snap a seven-game series skid.
Alabama men’s basketball coach Nate Oats said Monday the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide is going through “kind of a grieving process” after player Darius Miles and another man were charged with capital murder following a fatal shooting near campus.
Houston and Kansas remained firmly atop The Associated Press men's college basketball poll Monday after a record weekend of Top 25 losses, while Florida Atlantic took advantage of the chaos to crack the ranking for the first time in school history.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Brandon Miller buried his first 3-pointer 13 seconds into the game.
It was just the beginning of another head-turning performance for both No. 4 Alabama and the Crimson Tide's star freshman.
The gains have come quickly for Kansas State under new coach Jerome Tang.
The 11th-ranked Wildcats haven’t lost in more than a month and turned two road wins against ranked Big 12 teams last week into Monday's headline-grabbing debut in the national rankings.
Houston is back at No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll for the second time this season, while Kansas State continued its unexpectedly strong start by leaping from unranked to the verge of the top 10.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Marcus Carr scored 12 points to help No. 6 Texas defeat Oklahoma State 56-46 on Saturday in the Longhorns’ first game since coach Chris Beard was fired.
Texas (13-2, 2-1 Big 12) improved to 6-1 under interim coach Rodney Terry.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mark Sears scored 20 points and No. 8 Alabama pulled away in the second half to beat No. 21 Mississippi State 78-67 on Wednesday night in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Joey Calcaterra scored all of his 14 points in the second half to help second-ranked UConn rally from its first second-half deficit of the season for an 84-73 victory over Georgetown on Tuesday night.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Daniel Ortiz scored 22 points with a career-high six 3-pointers, Jacari Lane added a career-high 19 points and North Alabama beat Ole Miss 66-65 on Tuesday for the program's first victory over an SEC opponent.
Finals are over and college campuses are empty. The holiday break is upon us. And the basketball world is about to take a breather before the start of the new year, when conference play begins in earnest across the land.
Purdue maintained its grasp on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll on Monday.
Another unbeaten is closing the gap, though.
The Boilermakers received 40 of the 60 first-place votes from a national media panel after knocking off Davidson in their only game last week, allowing them to hold the top spot for a second consecutive week.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Brandon Miller scored 24 points, including 21 in the second half, to lead No. 4 Alabama to a 91-88 win over Memphis on Tuesday night.
Miller hit a 3-pointer and then dunked after rebounding his own miss on the next possession in the final two minutes for the Crimson Tide (9-1), sporting the program’s highest ranking in 15 years.
HOUSTON (AP) — No. 8 Alabama could have called it a day when it was trailing by double-figures early in the second half.
The Crimson Tide didn’t, and earned another marquee win this season.
Alabama rallied from a 15-point second half deficit to stun No.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Freshman Noah Clowney’s breakout game — 22 points, nine rebounds, four assists and a steal — helped No. 11 Alabama recover from blowing a 20-point lead and beat South Dakota State 78-65 on Saturday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mark Sears had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists, and No. 18 Alabama sent top-ranked North Carolina to a second straight loss with a 103-101 victory in a quadruple-overtime thriller on Sunday in the third-place game of the Phil Knight Invitational.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mark Sears had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists, and No. 18 Alabama sent top-ranked North Carolina to a second straight loss with a 103-101 victory in a quadruple-overtime thriller on Sunday in the third-place game of the Phil Knight Invitational tournament.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dan Hurley is ready for his UConn team to graduate from stockpiling victories and start winning some titles, even in early season tournaments.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Freshman Brandon Miller carried Alabama through the first 20 minutes, capping his big half with a 30-footer at the buzzer.
Miller got some help in the second half and the Crimson Tide picked up an impressive early season victory.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Michigan State forward Malik Hall will be sidelined for about three weeks due to a stress reaction in his left foot, the school announced Thursday.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Brandon Miller continued a dominant freshman campaign with 28 points, eight rebounds, three assists and a block in No. 18 Alabama’s 104-62 win over Jacksonville State on Friday night.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Freshman Brandon Miller scored 19 points and No. 18 Alabama beat South Alabama 65-55 on Tuesday night.
Miller, a McDonald’s All-American from Antioch, Tennessee, hit a pair of 3-pointers in the first four minutes and Alabama (3-0) led throughout.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Mark Sears scored 22 points, freshman Brandon Miller added 20 and No. 20 Alabama beat Liberty 95-59 on Friday night.
Alabama (2-0) led by nine at the break and broke away by scoring 11 straight points during a 17-2 run early in the second half.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Brandon Miller had 14 points and 13 rebounds in his college basketball debut as No. 20 Alabama beat Longwood 75-54 on Monday night.
Fellow freshman Rylan Griffen also scored 14 for the Crimson Tide, and point guard Mark Sears had 12 points, 10 rebounds and five assists.
Alabama coach Nate Oats doesn’t plan to tolerate his team slacking on defense this season.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has signed former St. Bonaventure shooting guard Dominick Welch.
The Crimson Tide announced the signing Monday of the program's second transfer this offseason, joining former Ohio point guard Mark Sears.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama freshman point guard JD Davison is entering the NBA draft.
Davison, who is projected as a potential first-round pick, announced his decision on Instagram Wednesday.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Former Ohio point guard Mark Sears, who averaged nearly 20 points a game last season, has transferred to Alabama.
Crimson Tide coach Nate Oats announced the signing of Sears on Tuesday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Maybe playing tired suits Notre Dame.
Cormac Ryan scored a career-high 29 points, including seven 3-pointers, and 11th-seeded Notre Dame recovered from a grueling First Four win and late-night flight to beat sixth-seeded Alabama 78-64 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mike Brey knows more than anyone that sleep can be overrated during the NCAA Tournament.
While no Alabama school was able to bring home a football national championship, four teams from the Heart of Dixie are chasing basketball glory.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Scottie Pippen Jr. scored 26 points, Myles Stute added 18 and 11th-seeded Vanderbilt rallied from a 15-point second-half deficit to upset six-seed and defending SEC tournament champ Alabama 82-76 Thursday night.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Scotty Pippen Jr. scored 13 of his 14 points in the first half as 11th-seeded Vanderbilt built a big lead and routed No. 14 seed Georgia 86-51 in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Wednesday night.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tari Eason scored 20 points and had a key block that led to his go-ahead dunk with 38 seconds left in overtime, and LSU scored the final six points to beat No. 25 Alabama 80-77 on Saturday.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Quenton Jackson and Texas A&M kept the game close for 20 minutes, then made sure it didn't stay that way.
Jackson scored 28 points and Tyrece Radford had 22 to lead the resurgent Aggies to an 87-71 victory over No.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers may need to rethink their plan for Jimmy Garoppolo now that the quarterback has had surgery on his throwing shoulder.
General manager John Lynch said Wednesday at the NFL's annual scouting combine that Garoppolo initially tried to avoid surgery by rehabilitating the shoulder he hurt during a wild-card win at Dallas.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jahvon Quinerly and Alabama fired away early, building a big lead with one 3-pointer after another.
Then the Crimson Tide got hot again when the game tightened up.
Jaden Shackelford had 21 points and Quinerly scored 18 of his 20 points before halftime to lead No.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jahvon Quinerly got the message Alabama coach Nate Oats sent by bringing the junior guard off the bench.
Quinerly responded, scoring 17 of his 19 points after halftime to help the 24th-ranked Crimson Tide rally from a nine-point deficit in the first half and hold off Vanderbilt 74-72 Tuesday night.
A former Alabama basketball star’s cousin has become Stillman College’s third player to make 1,000 points.
Trey Petty transferred from West Alabama to the historically Black college in Tuscaloosa in 2019.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Knowing his team would have to do more with less meant Kellan Grady needed to take his offense up a notch, at the very least.
That urgency resulted in a career day for the Kentucky guard, with his perimeter shooting providing a big spark for the No.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jahvon Quinerly had 21 points and eight assists to lead No. 25 Alabama to an 80-75 win over Mississippi State on Wednesday night.
“He’s playing aggressive, downhill. I thought he was playing like we’ve been wanting him to play,” Alabama coach Nate Oats said of Quinerly.