Men's NCAA Basketball News Wire

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

Friday, February 23, 2018

The Latest: S. Carolina pledges cooperation on investigation (AP, 1:11 PM ET)
Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players (AP, 12:42 PM ET)
Auburn-Florida game gives Gators chance to boost NCAA hopes (AP, 4:03 AM ET)
Louisville, Hokies keep chasing top-4 spot in ACC standings (AP, 4:02 AM ET)
Brown has 19, Ducks blank Holder, beat Sun Devils 75-68 (AP, 3:01 AM ET)
Brown has 19, Ducks blank Holder, beat Sun Devils 75-68 (AP, 3:01 AM ET)
Bernstein's layup lifts Washington State past Cal (AP, 2:30 AM ET)
Raimo's career night leads Hawaii past Long Beach 74-63 (AP, 2:23 AM ET)
Bernstein's layup lifts Washington State over Cal 78-76 (AP, 1:29 AM ET)
Thornton, Rivers lead Memphis past No. 23 Houston (AP, 1:27 AM ET)
Bryant, Childs score 15, BYU turns back Portland 72-60 (AP, 1:17 AM ET)
No. 14 Arizona beats Oregon State 75-65 in OT (AP, 1:12 AM ET)
Ford leads No. 22 Saint Mary's past Pepperdine, 75-61 (AP, 1:01 AM ET)
Georgia State uses 28-2 run, beats Texas State 77-50 (AP, 12:47 AM ET)
Cal Poly beats CSU Northridge 90-86 in 2OT behind Joseph (AP, 12:45 AM ET)
No. 6 Gonzaga rallies to beat San Diego, 77-72 (AP, 12:45 AM ET)
Travis scores career-high 33 in Stanford's 94-78 win over UW (AP, 12:44 AM ET)
Cal Poly beats CSU Northridge 90-86 in 2OT behind Joseph (AP, 12:43 AM ET)
No. 6 Gonzaga rallies to beat San Diego, 77-72 (AP, 12:41 AM ET)
UC Irvine routs UC Santa Barbara 69-49 in Big West showdown (AP, 12:41 AM ET)
Arizona's Trier suspended for trace amount of PED (AP, 12:36 AM ET)
Collette scores 21, Utah edges UCLA 84-78 (AP, 12:32 AM ET)
Ferrari drives San Francisco past Pacific, 84-74, into 4th (AP, 12:25 AM ET)
Utah Valley continues hot streak, beating CSU Bakersfield (AP, 12:21 AM ET)
N'Dir leads New Mexico State past Chicago State 78-67 (AP, 12:17 AM ET)
Tillie helps No. 6 Gonzaga edge San Diego 77-72 (AP, 12:16 AM ET)
Markusson, LMU outlast Santa Clara (AP, 12:13 AM ET)

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Jacksonville St. upsets Belmont, 78-67; tied for 4th in OVC (AP, 11:51 PM ET)
Edwards scores 40 points, No. 9 Purdue beats Illinois 93-86 (AP, 11:46 PM ET)
Bliznyuk scores 27, Eastern Washington beats Weber St. 75-70 (AP, 11:45 PM ET)
Bartley helps Louisiana claim Sun Belt title 81-76 at Troy (AP, 11:45 PM ET)
Tennessee Tech controls Tennessee St. in 69-64 victory (AP, 11:45 PM ET)
Boyd's late 3-pointer lifts Idaho State past Idaho 86-83 (AP, 11:37 PM ET)
Willms's late layup gives UTEP a 74-72 win over La. Tech (AP, 11:37 PM ET)
Arkansas St. upsets Appalachian St., 82-79; tighten Sun Belt (AP, 11:37 PM ET)
UMKC wins 83-59, now tied with UT Rio Grande Valley in WAC (AP, 11:33 PM ET)
Woods leads Portland State to overtime victory over SUU (AP, 11:27 PM ET)
Travis scores career-high 33 in Stanford's 94-78 win (AP, 11:27 PM ET)
Hernandez leads LIU Brooklyn past St. Francis (BKN) 81-76 (AP, 11:21 PM ET)
Owens leads Oral Roberts past Omaha 83-75 for top 6 finish (AP, 11:19 PM ET)
Hernandez leads LIU Brooklyn past St. Francis (BKN) 81-76 (AP, 11:18 PM ET)
Northern Arizona snaps 6-game skid, tops Sac State 58-53 (AP, 11:18 PM ET)
Lever scores 30, Grand Canyon beats Seattle 76-64 (AP, 11:17 PM ET)
Happ leads Wisconsin past Northwestern, 70-64 (AP, 11:08 PM ET)
Louisiana-Monroe holds off South Alabama for 66-62 victory (AP, 11:07 PM ET)
Louisiana-Monroe holds off South Alabama for 66-62 victory (AP, 11:05 PM ET)
Coastal Carolina leads entire way in 65-60 victory (AP, 11:03 PM ET)
Austin Peay tops Edwardsville 86-82 to clinch third in OVC (AP, 10:55 PM ET)
Johnson and Webster put up double-doubles in WIU win (AP, 10:51 PM ET)
Charleston Southern fends off Campbell 72-68 behind Mitchell (AP, 10:41 PM ET)
Clark scores 17 as No. 11 Cincy rebounds, beats UConn 77-52 (AP, 10:39 PM ET)
Miller scores 20 in Murray State's 76-66 win over EIU (AP, 10:38 PM ET)
South Dakota State tops in Summit, beats South Dakota 76-72 (AP, 10:37 PM ET)
Wilson, Hervey lead UT Arlington to win over Ga. Southern (AP, 10:37 PM ET)
Jones leads balanced NJIT into A Sun quarterfinals 76-67 (AP, 10:35 PM ET)
Nze fuels Milwaukee's 2nd half romp at Detroit Mercy, 72-49 (AP, 10:33 PM ET)
Morehead State snaps 8-game skid, beats UT Martin 70-53 (AP, 10:31 PM ET)
Allen sparks UT San Antonio past Southern Miss 64-56 (AP, 10:23 PM ET)
Allen sparks UT San Antonio past Southern Miss 64-56 (AP, 10:22 PM ET)
Mayo and Hobbs help E Kentucky come back to beat SE Missouri (AP, 10:21 PM ET)
Islanders beat Abilene Christian in game postponed a day (AP, 10:21 PM ET)
W Kentucky routs Charlotte 93-55 on Anderson's career night (AP, 10:19 PM ET)
Drexel makes history with 34-point rally to beat Delaware (AP, 10:12 PM ET)
Marberry has 32 points, Lipscomb gets 5th straight victory (AP, 10:08 PM ET)
Mount St. Mary's completes sweep of Robert Morris, 72-53 (AP, 10:07 PM ET)
Occeus scores 24 to lead Northeastern past Towson 80-75 (AP, 10:05 PM ET)
Mount St. Mary's completes sweep of Robert Morris, 72-53 (AP, 10:05 PM ET)
Cohen scores 36 points; Green Bay beats Oakland 96-90 (AP, 10:05 PM ET)
Adams' buzzer-beating trey gives Rice 79-76 OT win over FAU (AP, 10:04 PM ET)
High Point takes down Longwood 75-56 behind trio of shooters (AP, 10:03 PM ET)
Seaborn scores 30, Monmouth upsets MAAC leader Rider 91-77 (AP, 10:03 PM ET)
Riller leads Charleston to 11th straight win 79-58 over Elon (AP, 9:49 PM ET)
Riller leads Charleston to 11th straight win 79-58 over Elon (AP, 9:42 PM ET)
Pemberton propels Hofstra past James Madison 77-61 (AP, 9:39 PM ET)
Asheville beats Winthrop, take driver's seat in Big South (AP, 9:39 PM ET)
Old Dominion downs Marshall 84-79 behind Stith's 21 points (AP, 9:37 PM ET)
Efianayi has 31 as Gardner-Webb thumps Presbyterian 78-63 (AP, 9:33 PM ET)
Braxton scores 27, Saint Francis clinches home game in NEC (AP, 9:33 PM ET)
Harris posts Jacksonville's 1st triple-double since 1994 (AP, 9:30 PM ET)
Lockett's late FT pushes FIU past North Texas 69-68 (AP, 9:19 PM ET)
Cooper's jumper gives Wagner 64-62 win over CCSU (AP, 9:19 PM ET)
Goodwin scores 27 points, FGU beats Stetson 76-60 (AP, 9:19 PM ET)
Polite Jr. guides Radford to 63-50 win over Liberty (AP, 9:15 PM ET)
Pierce leads Tribe to 96-83 comeback victory over Seahawks (AP, 9:13 PM ET)
Sacred Heart downs Bryant 94-84 behind Hoehn's 31 points (AP, 9:01 PM ET)
Arizona's Trier suspended for trace amount of PED (AP, 7:11 PM ET)
Duke's Bolden has surgery on broken nasal bone (AP, 6:56 PM ET)
Carrington's 25 helps Seton Hall hold off Providence 89-77 (AP, 3:42 PM ET)
Kansas travels to Texas Tech in Big 12 showdown (AP, 1:29 PM ET)
Kansas travels to Texas Tech in Big 12 showdown (AP, 1:29 PM ET)
Metu scores 21, USC beats Colorado 75-64 (AP, 2:32 AM ET)
Stephens has career-high 30 points, No. 20 Nevada wins (AP, 1:34 AM ET)
Mason's 33 points helps Minnesota snap nine-game skid (AP, 1:06 AM ET)
Michigan State looks to clinch outright Big Ten crown (AP, 1:00 AM ET)
Fresno State trio power bulldogs past UNLV, 77-64 (AP, 12:42 AM ET)
Brown's 14 second-half points pushes Kansas State past Texas (AP, 12:34 AM ET)
UC Riverside holds off CSU Fullerton 69-65 at foul line (AP, 12:28 AM ET)
Wake Forest keeps Pittsburgh winless in ACC 63-57 (AP, 12:22 AM ET)
Williams helps No. 19 Tennessee beat Florida 62-57 (AP, 12:16 AM ET)
No. 1 Virginia wraps up ACC regular-season title (AP, 12:04 AM ET)
Harper, Okeke lead No. 12 Auburn to 90-71 win over Alabama (AP, 12:04 AM ET)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Mitchell with 17 leads San Diego State over Air Force 67-56 (AP, 11:58 PM ET)
Jeffries, Etou spark Tulsa past UCF 70-61 in battle for 4th (AP, 11:50 PM ET)
Illinois State pulls even with Drake after 89-81 OT win (AP, 11:49 PM ET)
Allen scores 28, No. 5 Duke routs Louisville 82-56 (AP, 11:42 PM ET)
Stephen F Austin rolls at home, routs Central Arkansas 97-62 (AP, 11:35 PM ET)
Bridges has 27 points, No. 3 Villanova beats DePaul 93-62. (AP, 11:28 PM ET)
Bridges has 27 points, No. 3 Villanova beats DePaul 93-62. (AP, 11:26 PM ET)
Robinson leads No. 17 Wolverines over Penn State (AP, 11:22 PM ET)
No. 1 Virginia wraps up ACC regular-season title (AP, 11:20 PM ET)
Nzeakor opens big 2nd half, Lamar tops Houston Baptist 87-73 (AP, 11:16 PM ET)
Northwestern State with 1st conference win, 66-54 (AP, 11:14 PM ET)
Boise State beats Colorado State 87-54 on Chandler's 27 (AP, 11:10 PM ET)
Morris helps No. 13 Wichita State hold off Tulane, 93-86 (AP, 11:10 PM ET)
Bradley closes on 8-3 run, beats Missouri State 82-78 (AP, 11:04 PM ET)
Hokies continue winning ways, beat No. 15 Clemson 65-58 (AP, 11:02 PM ET)
TCU rallies past Iowa State 89-83 (AP, 10:58 PM ET)
Marquette hits 13 3-pointers, beats St. John's 85-73 (AP, 10:56 PM ET)
Boyd buzzer-beater lifts George Mason past Saint Joe's 79-76 (AP, 10:50 PM ET)
Pinson scores career-high 23, UNC holds off Syracuse 78-74 (AP, 10:48 PM ET)
Smith's 21 help Oklahoma State upset No. 6 Texas Tech 79-71 (AP, 10:46 PM ET)
Adams scores 24, Saint Bonaventure tops Duquesne 73-67 (AP, 10:40 PM ET)
Loyola-Chicago beats SIU 75-56 for first MVC title (AP, 10:38 PM ET)
Thomas, Brown combine for 48, Bucknell cruises by Navy 85-61 (AP, 10:36 PM ET)
Rutledge hits record 11 3s, Nicholls beats McNeese 96-79 (AP, 10:35 PM ET)
Rutledge hits record 11 3s, Nicholls beats McNeese 96-79 (AP, 10:34 PM ET)
Lynch scores 17, Hartford beats New Hampshire 65-56 (AP, 10:34 PM ET)
TCU rallies past undermanned Iowa State 89-83 (AP, 10:23 PM ET)
Marshall helps No. 4 Xavier beat Georgetown 89-77 (AP, 10:20 PM ET)
Jerome leads No. 1 Virginia past Georgia Tech, 65-54 (AP, 10:18 PM ET)
UMass Lowell trio helps tame Maine Black Bears, 88-76 (AP, 10:10 PM ET)
Sam Houston State holds off New Orleans 57-54 (AP, 10:06 PM ET)
Grady scores 28, Davidson shoots 69 percent in 76-52 win (AP, 10:02 PM ET)
Nelson with 18, Fairfield holds on to edge Siena 70-69 (AP, 10:00 PM ET)
Ross scores 20, Lehigh beats Loyola (Md.) 80-74 (AP, 9:58 PM ET)
Iroegbu scores 20, Stony Brook upends UMBC 64-57 (AP, 9:56 PM ET)
VCU overcomes UMass with an 82-78 victory (AP, 9:56 PM ET)
South Carolina rains 3s in 66-57 win over Georgia (AP, 9:46 PM ET)
Holy Cross comeback beats American, 70-64, takes over 6th (AP, 9:44 PM ET)
Water on court suspends Seton Hall-Providence game (AP, 9:38 PM ET)
Vermont wraps up 2nd straight America East crown (AP, 9:36 PM ET)
Canisius pulls away midway through 2nd, beats Niagara 95-88 (AP, 9:34 PM ET)
Indiana State beats Evansville 58-53 (AP, 9:34 PM ET)
George Washington shoots 69 percent, beats Richmond 103-77 (AP, 9:32 PM ET)
McMurray leads with 20 points, SMU downs East Carolina 77-58 (AP, 9:28 PM ET)
BU carries 2nd-half run to 81-65 win over Lafayette (AP, 9:14 PM ET)
Rayman scores 29, Colgate downs Army 87-83 (AP, 9:14 PM ET)
Pitino: Louisville should consider legal action vs. NCAA (AP, 7:08 PM ET)
Duke's Bagley to miss 4th game with knee sprain (AP, 7:02 PM ET)
Bubble teams UCLA and Utah highlight the Pac-12 week (AP, 3:40 AM ET)
Tyree leads Ole Miss past Missouri 90-87 in overtime (AP, 12:53 AM ET)
Waters scores 28, LSU beats Vanderbilt 88-78 (AP, 12:46 AM ET)
URI fights off La Salle for share of A-10 title (AP, 12:42 AM ET)
Palmer leads Nebraska to 66-57 win over Indiana (AP, 12:20 AM ET)
Martin scores 26 as Butler cruises past Creighton 93-70 (AP, 12:18 AM ET)
Knox leads Kentucky's second-half surge in win at Arkansas (AP, 12:16 AM ET)
Logwood, Simons lead New Mexico to 119-114 win over Wyoming (AP, 12:08 AM ET)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Dayton rallies from 13-point deficit, tops Saint Louis 53-50 (AP, 11:54 PM ET)
No. 21 West Virginia 71-60 win ends Baylor's 5-game streak (AP, 11:53 PM ET)
Haldeman's late 3 helps Northern Iowa hold off Valparaiso (AP, 11:37 PM ET)
Jackson scores 18 as No. 16 Ohio State routs Rutgers 79-52 (AP, 11:11 PM ET)
Mississippi State stuns Texas A&M 93-81 (AP, 11:08 PM ET)
No. 2 Michigan St tops Illinois 81-61, seals share of title (AP, 10:44 PM ET)
No. 2 Michigan State seals share of Big Ten title. (AP, 10:28 PM ET)
Wilder leads W. Michigan to 83-81 OT win over C. Michigan (AP, 10:27 PM ET)
NC State beats Boston College 82-66 for 3rd straight win (AP, 10:26 PM ET)
Thompson IV, Minnie help Eastern Michigan beat Toledo 85-79 (AP, 10:25 PM ET)
Dartis sparks Ohio to 88-76 win over Kent State (AP, 10:18 PM ET)
Ball State beats NIU 77-68, keeps pace in MAC West (AP, 10:03 PM ET)
Ivey hits late jumper as Akron upsets Bowling Green 81-79 (AP, 9:57 PM ET)
Najdawi hits late 3, scores 24; The Citadel beats ETSU 84-82 (AP, 9:56 PM ET)
Furman races past VMI 76-54 for 4th straight win (AP, 9:50 PM ET)
Miami (Ohio) knocks off MAC-leading Buffalo 84-81 (AP, 9:44 PM ET)
UNC Greensboro tops Wofford 76-66 for 4th straight win (AP, 9:28 PM ET)
Rivers, Cummings lead Mercer to 6th straight win (AP, 9:12 PM ET)
Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal (AP, 6:52 PM ET)
St. Bonaventure on a roll after upset win over Rhode Island (AP, 5:48 PM ET)
No. 4 Xavier tries to get over lulls as tournaments approach (AP, 2:34 PM ET)
Sam scores 20 to lead Southern over Alabama A&M 60-50 (AP, 1:28 PM ET)
TOP 25 THIS WEEK: Blue Raiders play with 1st AP ranking (AP, 1:56 AM ET)
Brevin Pritzl's 20 points help Badgers beat Gophers in OT (AP, 12:32 AM ET)
Graham leads No. 8 Kansas to 104-74 rout of Oklahoma (AP, 12:14 AM ET)
Mississippi Valley State beats Prairie View A&M 76-71 (AP, 12:10 AM ET)

Monday, February 19, 2018

Pine Bluff erases 18-point deficit, beats Texas Southern (AP, 11:36 PM ET)
Alabama State beats Alcorn State 82-62 (AP, 11:23 PM ET)
Bethune-Cookman beats Morgan State 96-95 in OT (AP, 11:08 PM ET)
Walker IV hits 5 3s, scores 19, Miami beats Notre Dame 77-74 (AP, 10:50 PM ET)
Hampton beats Savannah State 114-102 in OT (AP, 10:48 PM ET)
Jamerson Jr. scores 15, Norfolk St. beats South Carolina St. (AP, 10:46 PM ET)
Maryland beats Northwestern 71-64 to stop road skid (AP, 10:42 PM ET)
UIC uses late run to beat Detroit Mercy 94-87 (AP, 10:26 PM ET)
Delaware State ends Division I's 2nd-longest losing streak (AP, 10:14 PM ET)
Keyes, NC A&T beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 78-69 (AP, 10:12 PM ET)
N. Kentucky pulls away late, beats Youngstown St. 70-51 (AP, 10:06 PM ET)
Benzinger powers Wright State past Cleveland State 72-63 (AP, 10:05 PM ET)
Brennan, Hall help IUPUI beat Oakland 74-67 (AP, 9:36 PM ET)
North Carolina Central beats Howard 83-66 (AP, 9:10 PM ET)
Idaho State's Sam Dowd beats the odds to become DI player (AP, 7:36 PM ET)
Virginia stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Duke jumps to 5th (AP, 5:56 PM ET)
East Tennessee State's Steve Forbes agrees to new contract (AP, 5:32 PM ET)
Deep SEC set to get most NCAA tourney bids in league history (AP, 5:18 PM ET)
Pearl, Auburn entering stretch run without another big man (AP, 4:52 PM ET)
No. 2 Michigan State has shot to seal share of Big Ten title (AP, 4:42 PM ET)
The Top Twenty Five (AP, 1:51 PM ET)

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Edwards scores 27, 6th-ranked Purdue tops Penn State 76-73 (AP, 11:59 PM ET)
Stanford holds off late surge to beat California 77-73 (AP, 11:30 PM ET)
No. 22 Michigan beats Ohio State, helps Michigan State (AP, 10:40 PM ET)
Trent leads No. 12 Duke to 66-57 win over No. 11 Clemson (AP, 9:52 PM ET)
Florida State rallies in second half to defeat Pittsburgh (AP, 9:46 PM ET)
UNC Asheville beats Charleston Southern 85-80 in OT (AP, 8:21 PM ET)
Hicks hits 5 3s, Radford beats Presbyterian 74-68 in OT (AP, 8:15 PM ET)
Black's career-high 28 pushes Illinois past Nebraska 72-66 (AP, 7:55 PM ET)
No. 19 Wichita State upends No. 5 Cincinnati 76-72 (AP, 7:28 PM ET)
Denver holds Oral Roberts down the stretch for 66-65 win (AP, 7:24 PM ET)
Kennedy opts to end his Ole Miss coaching tenure immediately (AP, 7:18 PM ET)
Houston leads start to finish in 80-59 rout over Temple (AP, 7:15 PM ET)
Timmer's 4-point play at buzzer lifts Drake (AP, 6:37 PM ET)
Loyola-Chicago clinches at least share of MVC title (AP, 6:29 PM ET)
Clemons scores 24 of 26 in 2nd half, Campbell beats Liberty (AP, 6:01 PM ET)
UConn beats ECU 84-80 despite Fleming's triple-double (AP, 5:59 PM ET)
Igbanu leads second-half surge in Tulsa's 73-61 victory (AP, 5:54 PM ET)
Tilghman saves Monmouth in 93-89 3OT thriller over Siena (AP, 5:32 PM ET)
Iroegbu leads Stony Brook past New Hampshire 72-63 (AP, 5:28 PM ET)
High Point beats Gardner-Webb 66-65 (AP, 5:14 PM ET)
UMass Lowell seals it at foul line to beat Binghamton 74-69 (AP, 5:09 PM ET)
Rider edges Canisius 83-82 for its 10th straight victory (AP, 5:04 PM ET)
No. 22 Michigan tops No. 8 Ohio St 74-62, helps other rival (AP, 5:01 PM ET)
Hartford ends Vermont's nation-best 15-game win streak 69-68 (AP, 4:45 PM ET)
Colgate beats Loyola (Md.) 68-47 (AP, 4:43 PM ET)
Winthrop's balance sinks Longwood 79-64 (AP, 4:41 PM ET)
Williams' 21 points leads Manhattan past Niagara 82-72 (AP, 4:23 PM ET)
TOP 25 REWIND: Michigan State, Villanova earn big road wins (AP, 4:19 PM ET)
Rodriguez scores career-high 33 in Seton Hall's 82-77 win (AP, 4:00 PM ET)
Lyles leads 2nd-half charge in UMBC's 68-60 win over Albany (AP, 3:38 PM ET)