Men's NCAA Basketball News Wire

The following stories are the most recent transmissions from ESPN.com wire sources.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Waters, Williams help LSU beat Saint Mary's 78-74 (AP, 6:46 PM ET)
Texas A&M bests Oregon State 67-64 in the Dam City Classic (AP, 6:16 PM ET)
Baylor ends Arizona's home winning streak with 58-49 win (AP, 5:45 PM ET)
Caroline, No. 7 Nevada rally again to beat South Dakota St. (AP, 5:27 PM ET)
Cal slips past Cal Poly 67-66 on Austin jumper (AP, 5:05 PM ET)
Oregon beats Boise State 66-54 without leader Bol Bol (AP, 4:54 PM ET)
San Diego beats Northern Colorado 85-65 (AP, 4:49 PM ET)
Baumann scores 23, leads San Jose State past NAU 79-74 (AP, 4:47 PM ET)
Joe makes 5 3-pointers, helps Arkansas beat UTSA 79-67 (AP, 4:44 PM ET)
Reynolds, Oklahoma stifle USC in 81-70 win (AP, 4:33 PM ET)
Max Hazzard hits 10 3s to help UC Irvine set program record (AP, 4:21 PM ET)
Batemon scores 26 as LMU beats Portland St. 85-58 (AP, 4:20 PM ET)
Grambling pulls away early to beat Portland 70-58 (AP, 4:11 PM ET)
No. 18 Mississippi State beats Cincinnati 70-59 (AP, 3:46 PM ET)
Reed helps NW State rally late to beat Southern 69-66 (AP, 3:45 PM ET)
UConn wins defensive battle, 61-46 over Manhattan (AP, 3:44 PM ET)
Merrill with 16 points, Utah State buries Alabama St. 86-48 (AP, 3:43 PM ET)
Utah Valley smacks in-state rival Weber State, 75-63 (AP, 3:42 PM ET)
No. 8 Auburn outlasts UAB 75-71 in overtime (AP, 3:31 PM ET)
Hankins, Xavier dominate inside, beat Eastern Kentucky 95-77 (AP, 3:30 PM ET)
Brown leads No. 25 Kansas State over Georgia State 71-59 (AP, 3:29 PM ET)
No. 1 Kansas ends skid to No. 17 Villanova with 74-71 win (AP, 3:22 PM ET)
Robotham 3 at buzzer puts UNLV over BYU 92-90 in OT (AP, 3:18 PM ET)
Texas St. wins 8th in row, beats UT Rio Grande Valley 77-68 (AP, 3:05 PM ET)
No. 8 Auburn outlasts UAB 75-71 in overtime i (AP, 2:59 PM ET)
North Dakota State holds off Missouri State rally, 74-67 (AP, 2:58 PM ET)
No. 13 Virginia Tech holds off Washington 73-61 (AP, 2:48 PM ET)
Hawthorne with 24, UT Martin beats NAIA Brescia 108-79 (AP, 2:43 PM ET)
No. 12 North Carolina beats No. 4 Gonzaga 103-90 (AP, 2:40 PM ET)
Kukobat's late dunk helps Eastern Illinois to 73-66 win (AP, 2:37 PM ET)
No. 11 Texas Tech thumps ACU to close out Coliseum (AP, 2:30 PM ET)
Bracey, strong second half lift LaTech over ULL 83-62 (AP, 2:29 PM ET)
Buchanan, Brown lead Murray St past Jackson St 74-57 (AP, 2:10 PM ET)
Stanford pulls away from Eastern Washington, 78-62 (AP, 2:05 PM ET)
No. 20 Sun Devils rally from 18 down to beat Georgia 76-74 (AP, 2:02 PM ET)
No. 22 Iowa cruises past Northern Iowa 77-54 (AP, 1:40 PM ET)
Whitfield has 19 to lead UMKC to 80-67 win over McNeese (AP, 1:33 PM ET)
Whitfield has 19 to lead UMKC to 80-67 win over McNeese (AP, 1:31 PM ET)
Johnson scores 24 points to lead No. 19 Kentucky past Utah (AP, 1:23 PM ET)
Roach finds spark as Texas crushes Grand Canyon, 98-60 (AP, 1:20 PM ET)
NJIT turns it on late to beat Fairleigh Dickinson 90-80 (AP, 1:16 PM ET)
Rockets soar past Middle Tennessee 84-62 behind Jackson (AP, 1:15 PM ET)
Hoover, Jackson score 18 each, Wofford routs UNC Asheville (AP, 1:13 PM ET)
Morrow scores 29 in Hampton's 72-60 victory (AP, 1:01 PM ET)
High Point rides Kamga, Proctor past Western Carolina 86-59 (AP, 12:54 PM ET)
Hahn, Pile lead Omaha past Idaho 89-80 (AP, 12:41 PM ET)
Wichita St. holds off Southern Miss behind McDuffie (AP, 12:10 PM ET)
UCLA's 3-game win streak ends in 74-72 loss to Belmont (AP, 12:07 PM ET)
Cunningham, Sutton lead sharp shooting Louisville, 83-70 (AP, 12:00 PM ET)
Buzzer-beating 3 sends No. 25 Indiana past Butler 71-68 (AP, 11:45 AM ET)
Taylor, McGhee lead Austin Peay past Purdue Fort Wayne 95-68 (AP, 11:39 AM ET)
North Florida rallies past Charleston Southern 68-61 (AP, 11:27 AM ET)
Rose's sweet heroics lead Temple past Davidson 77-75 in OT (AP, 11:23 AM ET)
North Carolina A&T edges Tennessee State 78-76 (AP, 11:21 AM ET)
Iowa State rallies past Drake 77-68 (AP, 11:21 AM ET)
Alonso lifts UNC Greensboro over North Alabama 53-48 (AP, 11:19 AM ET)
Hooker scores 28 as Kennesaw State ends 9-game slide, 73-68 (AP, 11:13 AM ET)
Belmont rallies to beat UCLA 74-72 (AP, 11:13 AM ET)
Riller, Brantley lead Charleston past VCU 83-79 (AP, 11:06 AM ET)
Mounce's 26 lead No. 23 Furman to 93-50 win over UNCW (AP, 10:53 AM ET)
Holmes, South Carolina Upstate hold off South Carolina State (AP, 10:47 AM ET)
No. 14 Buffalo tops So. Illinois 73-65, improves to 10-0 (AP, 10:40 AM ET)
Holmes, South Carolina Upstate hold off South Carolina State (AP, 10:39 AM ET)
Mount St. Mary's gets first win on Gibbs' career night (AP, 10:37 AM ET)
Jordan proves clutch as St. Francis (BKN) downs Saint Peters (AP, 10:35 AM ET)
Jordan proves clutch as St. Francis (BKN) downs Saint Peters (AP, 10:31 AM ET)
Oral Roberts closes out 59-52 win over Richmond (AP, 10:21 AM ET)
NC State tops Penn State in Boardwalk Classic, 89-78 (AP, 10:20 AM ET)
Mitchell's 20 leads Clemson to 74-66 win over Radford (AP, 10:19 AM ET)
Powell, Seton Hall thwarts late Rutgers rally, 72-66 (AP, 10:09 AM ET)
Mount St. Mary's gets first win on Gibbs' career night (AP, 10:01 AM ET)
NC State tops Penn State in Boardwalk Classic, 89-78 (AP, 9:58 AM ET)
Knight helps rally Dartmouth to beat Albany 61-52 (AP, 9:52 AM ET)
Southern Utah rallies past Pepperdine in overtime, 78-69 (AP, 9:51 AM ET)
Frazier's 25 points leads Illinois past ETSU 73-55 (AP, 9:46 AM ET)
No. 5 Michigan beats Western Michigan 70-62, stays unbeaten (AP, 9:35 AM ET)
McLaughlin, Heidegger score 22 each in UCSB victory (AP, 9:34 AM ET)
Ertel has 21 to lead Louisiana-Monroe to 74-58 win over SFA (AP, 9:28 AM ET)
Jordan propels Rider to 69-50 win over Robert Morris (AP, 9:22 AM ET)
No. 19 Marquette women end skid against Green Bay 80-54 (AP, 9:19 AM ET)
Ertel has 21 to lead Louisiana-Monroe to 74-58 win over SFA (AP, 9:17 AM ET)
Wilson-Frame's double-double leads Pitt over UMES (AP, 9:08 AM ET)
Notre Dame ends skid with 88-80 victory over Boilermakers (AP, 8:37 AM ET)
Quisenberry leads Youngstown State past Binghamton 58-48 (AP, 8:34 AM ET)
Cunningham helps Jacksonville St. hold off Evansville 55-50 (AP, 8:24 AM ET)
Stith leads Old Dominion's rally, upset of No. 25 Syracuse (AP, 8:21 AM ET)
Elmore helps Marshall hold off Akron 75-74 (AP, 8:19 AM ET)
Presbyterian rolls past Trinity Baptist 87-44 (AP, 8:19 AM ET)
No. 15 Ohio State survives gritty Bucknell to win 73-71 (AP, 8:18 AM ET)
Burns, Rayman lead Colgate over Marist, 82-66 (AP, 8:17 AM ET)
Presbyterian rolls past Trinity Baptist 87-44 (AP, 8:09 AM ET)
Rideau scores 18, USF holds off Appalachian State 76-69 (AP, 8:08 AM ET)
Schofield scores 29, No. 3 Tennessee beats Memphis 102-92 (AP, 8:06 AM ET)
Homesley leads Liberty past Kentucky Christian 96-55 (AP, 8:01 AM ET)
Homesley leads Liberty past Kentucky Christian 96-55 (AP, 7:55 AM ET)
Kirk's 3-pointer saves Ohio in victory over Detroit Mercy (AP, 7:43 AM ET)
Justice scores 20 and IUPUI defeats W. Illinois 82-68 (AP, 7:31 AM ET)
No. 1 KU tops No. 17 Villanova 74-71 in Final Four rematch (AP, 7:27 AM ET)
Mahoney leads Boston University to 75-63 win over Nicholls (AP, 7:03 AM ET)
No. 15 Ohio State holds off Bucknell comeback to win 73-71 (AP, 6:57 AM ET)
No. 1 KU tops No. 17 Villanova 74-71 in Final 4 rematch (AP, 6:40 AM ET)
SMU tops Georgetown 81-73 behind McMurray's 19 (AP, 6:39 AM ET)
Princeton rallies to beat Iona 85-81 behind Cannady's 22 (AP, 6:07 AM ET)

Friday, December 14, 2018

Ballock powers Creighton past Green Bay 86-65 (AP, 3:31 PM ET)
Cockfield lifts Arkansas State over FAU 75-71 in 2OT (AP, 2:55 PM ET)
North Dakota beats Mayville State 83-66 (AP, 2:13 PM ET)
Houston Baptist rolls past Arlington Baptist 107-70 (AP, 1:59 PM ET)
George Washington holds off DC rival Howard 70-64 (AP, 1:32 PM ET)
Strus' has career night in DePaul's 90-70 win over UIC (AP, 1:31 PM ET)
Ike Smith leads Georgia Southern over Brewton-Parker 101-64 (AP, 1:28 PM ET)
The Latest: Coach OK with players signing anti-statue letter (AP, 9:05 AM ET)
No. 12 UNC seeking defensive fixes entering Gonzaga game (AP, 8:37 AM ET)
NC State gives hoops coach Kevin Keatts new 6-year contract (AP, 5:35 AM ET)
Rebuilding Memphis, No. 3 Tennessee renew basketball rivalry (AP, 4:53 AM ET)
Texas freshman Jaxson Hayes is rising hoops star (AP, 2:09 AM ET)
Texas freshman Jaxson Hayes is rising hoops star (AP, 2:09 AM ET)

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Villanova heads to Kansas for Final Four rematch in December (AP, 6:19 PM ET)
Holden has 20 points to lead CSU Bakersfield to 86-65 win (AP, 4:45 PM ET)
Sacramento State rolls past Westcliff 89-40 (AP, 4:05 PM ET)
Ferrari drives San Francisco past Eastern Washington, 85-63 (AP, 4:03 PM ET)
Santa Clara rolls past Mississippi Valley State 82-54 (AP, 3:49 PM ET)
No. 16 Wisconsin overwhelms Savannah State 101-60 (AP, 2:57 PM ET)
Samford uses 10-0 run in OT to beat Morehead State, 77-72 (AP, 2:41 PM ET)
Jeffries has double-double, Tulsa beats New Orleans 70-60 (AP, 2:41 PM ET)
Phillips' 23 points spark Longwood past D-III Averett, 81-57 (AP, 2:37 PM ET)
Milwaukee closes on 12-0 run, beats UMKC 69-66 (AP, 2:23 PM ET)
Clemons tops 2,500 pts, Campbell beats Central Penn 100-53 (AP, 2:21 PM ET)
Harvey has 19 to rally McNeese to 77-61 win over NCCU (AP, 2:01 PM ET)
Harvey has 19 to rally McNeese to 77-61 win over NCCU (AP, 1:59 PM ET)
Barry scores 31 points, leads Dartmouth over BU 78-68 (AP, 1:41 PM ET)
Beard has 29 to lead FIU to 102-89 win over N. Florida (AP, 1:33 PM ET)
Duquesne perfect at home, tops Maryland-Eastern Shore 72-57 (AP, 1:25 PM ET)
Wright St. routs Northwestern Ohio 91-52, snaps 3-game skid (AP, 1:21 PM ET)
Perez has career-best 24, Gardner-Webb wins 81-77 in OT (AP, 12:49 PM ET)
Smith, big second half lift N Alabama past Huntingdon 90-58 (AP, 11:23 AM ET)
Mullins' career day helps Rice hold off St. Edward's 78-73 (AP, 11:10 AM ET)
Wigginton, Young closer to returning for Iowa State (AP, 9:20 AM ET)
Freshman Luguentz Dort shining for No. 20 Arizona State (AP, 6:54 AM ET)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Bol, Oregon get past San Diego 65-55 (AP, 5:50 PM ET)
Mitchell leads SDSU to 99-46 win vs Division II Toros (AP, 5:02 PM ET)
Robinson, Brooks rally No. 24 Houston past LSU, 82-76 (AP, 4:38 PM ET)
Haws scores 30 points, leads BYU over Portland State 85-66 (AP, 4:10 PM ET)
No. 11 Texas Tech routs Northwestern State 79-44 (AP, 3:50 PM ET)
Louisville pulls away late to beat Lipscomb 72-68 (AP, 3:36 PM ET)
Jessup leads Boise St. past Alabama St. in 67-57 win (AP, 3:22 PM ET)
DePaul improves to 6-0 at home, routs Chicago State 104-70 (AP, 3:14 PM ET)
South Dakota tops Bellevue 78-52, loses Hagedorn for season (AP, 3:12 PM ET)
Wichita State holds Jacksonville St. at bay with 69-65 win (AP, 2:56 PM ET)
Yeboah scores 24 to lead Stony Brook past LIU Brooklyn 83-79 (AP, 2:46 PM ET)
No. 11 Texas Tech goes up big at half, beats NW State 79-44 (AP, 2:46 PM ET)
Rider pulls away in last 5 minutes to beat Norfolk St. 81-71 (AP, 2:42 PM ET)
Simonds scores 24, Georgia State holds off Chattanooga 95-88 (AP, 2:24 PM ET)
Younger drops 9 treys, Presbyterian wallops VMI 103-70 (AP, 2:18 PM ET)
Bowman, Popovic carry Boston College past Columbia 82-73 (AP, 2:10 PM ET)
Alston sinks free throws and UMass in 65-63 Temple win (AP, 2:02 PM ET)
Murray State beats Southern Illinois 80-52 (AP, 2:02 PM ET)
Shuler, Davis lead Mississippi past SE Louisiana 69-47 (AP, 1:48 PM ET)
Blagojevic posts career night as Hartford dumps Bryant 91-74 (AP, 1:34 PM ET)
Fairleigh Dickinson downs Army 93-84 behind Edge, Williams (AP, 1:26 PM ET)
UNCG wins 14th straight at home, beats Coppin State 77-54 (AP, 1:24 PM ET)
IUPUI routs IU-Northwest 116-79 on Minnett's career night (AP, 1:11 PM ET)
IUPUI routs IU-Northwest 116-79 on Minnett's career night (AP, 1:08 PM ET)
Troy sets arena scoring record in 88-43 win over Carver (AP, 12:00 PM ET)
Hurricanes' Gak will miss rest of season with knee injury (AP, 10:08 AM ET)
Jackson State defeats NAIA Fisk, 77-56 (AP, 2:42 AM ET)
Jackrabbits score 90 points at halftime in record 139-72 win (AP, 2:20 AM ET)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A look at the unbeaten and the winless in college basketball (AP, 8:00 PM ET)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

No. 11 Texas Tech routs Northwestern State 79-44 (AP, 3:50 PM ET)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Cornhuskers keeping 8-2 start in perspective after NCAA snub (AP, 6:32 PM ET)
Washington helps Minnesota pass by pesky North Florida 80-71 (AP, 4:32 PM ET)
Bey helps rally Colorado past New Mexico 78-75 (AP, 4:30 PM ET)
Sacramento State dominates 2nd half for 81-56 victory (AP, 4:14 PM ET)
Rosga scores 22 points, Denver defeats Wyoming 90-87 in OT (AP, 3:46 PM ET)
Murphy, Minnesota outlast pesky North Florida 80-71 (AP, 3:44 PM ET)
Penn ends No. 17 Villanova's city supremacy in 78-75 win (AP, 3:30 PM ET)
Northern Colorado roars to 118-52 win for 6th victory (AP, 3:30 PM ET)
Northern Colorado roars to 118-52 win for 6th victory (AP, 3:24 PM ET)
Smith, Munnings help Louisiana-Monroe beat Grambling 72-67 (AP, 2:58 PM ET)
Grant, Davis score 27 each in Louisiana-Lafayette victory (AP, 2:44 PM ET)
Grant, Davis score 27 each in Louisiana-Lafayette victory (AP, 2:42 PM ET)
NJIT downs Fordham 53-50 behind Cooks, Lewis (AP, 2:39 PM ET)
South Dakota State has record-breaking night with 139-72 win (AP, 2:36 PM ET)
Balanced Green Bay routs Wisconsin-Stout 112-46 (AP, 2:30 PM ET)
Fobb's late 3 gives Towson 80-76 win over UMBC in 2 OTs (AP, 2:28 PM ET)
No. 23 Furman tops Charleston Southern 77-69, stays unbeaten (AP, 2:18 PM ET)
No. 1 Kansas gets big test against No. 17 Villanova (AP, 2:18 PM ET)
Bracey, Powell lead Louisiana Tech past MVSU 96-80 (AP, 2:08 PM ET)
Late surge carries Maryland past Loyola (Md.) 94-71 (AP, 2:02 PM ET)
Atkinson scores 20 points, Yale beats Albany 71-63 (AP, 1:48 PM ET)
Jalen Jordan, Glenn Sanabria score 21 each for St. Francis (AP, 1:44 PM ET)
Tucker scores 18, Little Rock downs Miles College 67-47 (AP, 1:36 PM ET)
Taylor's career night sparks UCF victory (AP, 1:34 PM ET)
Liberty downs SC State 79-55 for best start since 1991 (AP, 12:08 PM ET)
Southern Miss dominates Millsaps 81-47 behind Magee's 18 (AP, 11:27 AM ET)