College Basketball

James Snook USATodaySports
Dirt & Sprague
December 23, 2019 - 2:32 pm
Gonzaga is the latest No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll that has had no stability on the top line. The Bulldogs moved up a spot to take over for Kansas, which lasted only a week at No. 1 before losing at now-No. 10 Villanova. At the time, that had marked the first...
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Denny Medley USATodaySports
April 02, 2019 - 9:39 am
The Southeastern Conference made a concerted effort three years ago to improve the quality of basketball in a league known for football — and it has paid off. With Auburn off to the Final Four after beating Kentucky in overtime on Sunday, the SEC earned at least $32.1 million through the NCAA's...
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Jamie Rhodes USATodaySports
April 01, 2019 - 4:48 pm
Dick Bennett's fingerprints will be all over this year's NCAA Tournament. The former longtime coach has ties to three of the four coaches in Minneapolis this week, one by blood. Bennett's son, Tony, coaches Virginia. More .
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Rob Kinnan USATodaySports
February 19, 2018 - 11:49 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 as it coasts to an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title, while Duke made a big jump after a pair of impressive wins without its top freshman. More .
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Geoff Burke USATodaySports
February 13, 2018 - 8:28 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) A loss didn't prevent Virginia from climbing to No. 1 in AP men's basketball poll for the first time in more than 35 years after all. More .
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Joe Camporeale USATodaySports
December 18, 2017 - 11:27 am
(TSX / STATS) -- Arizona State continued its ascent by moving up to a school high-tying No. 3 in The Associated Press Top 25 poll, which was released on Monday. More .
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USAToday Mark J. Rebilas
April 12, 2017 - 9:34 am
(AP) Gonzaga freshman center Zach Collins on Tuesday declared for the NBA draft, becoming the first one-and-done player in program history. The 7-0 center said he was exploring his options . . . more .
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USAToday Joe Camporeale
April 04, 2017 - 8:43 am
(AP) Gonzaga broke through its Final Four ceiling, added to it by reaching the national championship game. The Zags figured while they're here, might as well win the whole thing. More .
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USAToday Kyle Terada
March 29, 2017 - 3:15 pm
(AP) You might say Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth has tunnel vision. Roth, co-architect of the team that is making its first Final Four appearance this weekend, is too nervous to watch the Bulldogs play from a seat. Years ago, he started standing in the tunnels leading into basketball arenas,...
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