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Louisville prevailed despite star Montrezl Harrell missing most of its last contest.
22 December 2014 | 5:13 pm

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Louisville junior forward Montrezl Harrell was suspended for one game by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Sunday for a flagrant 2 foul and ejection Saturday in the Cardinals' 76-67 victory at Western Kentucky.
22 December 2014 | 12:25 am

BOSTON (AP) -- Freshman Elijah Stewart is already in the USC record books, going 10 for 10 from the field against Boston College on Sunday to tie a school record.
22 December 2014 | 12:11 am

This time of year tends to bring out the best and worst in people. Even Clark Griswold flew off the handle (and into a Wal-Mart parking lot). Since Griswold lives in a Chicago suburb, maybe seeing Duke freshman standout and Chicago native Jahlil Okafor tear up the paint gives him a holiday chee…
21 December 2014 | 11:17 pm

Notre Dame is enjoying its longest win streak in two seasons as it continues to dominate offensively.
21 December 2014 | 8:56 pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Mike Tobey is the X factor for No. 6 Virginia, and when the 7-footer is a big factor, the Cavaliers are dangerous.
21 December 2014 | 8:28 pm

When Kentucky walled off the paint with its array of towering big men and held UCLA to an embarrassing seven first-half points Saturday afternoon, it seemed like the Wildcats had delivered an early favorite for the best defensive half of the season.  Less than 24 hours later, sixth-ranked Vir…
21 December 2014 | 7:59 pm

Jim Larranaga is returning to New York with a sour taste in his mouth from Miami's last game.
21 December 2014 | 6:08 pm

NEW YORK (AP) -- Juwan Staten made some key shots to help No. 22 West Virginia get a big win at Madison Square Garden.
21 December 2014 | 6:35 am

21 December 2014 | 5:32 am

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Notre Dame was already well on its way to routing Purdue when Demetrius Jackson really revved up the Irish fans.
21 December 2014 | 2:18 am

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida Gators guard Michael Frazier II needed 14 stitches in his forehead following a bloody collision with an opponent in the first half of the Orange Bowl Classic.
21 December 2014 | 1:41 am

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Dorian Finney-Smith scored 16 points and had four of the Florida Gators' season-high 17 steals to help beat sloppy Wake Forest 63-50 Saturday in the Orange Bowl Classic.
21 December 2014 | 12:28 am

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Montrezl Harrell's sudden meltdown appeared costly for fourth-ranked Louisville until Terry Rozier stepped up to provide composure for the Cardinals.
20 December 2014 | 11:44 pm

CHICAGO (AP) -- Playing in Michael Jordan's longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.
20 December 2014 | 11:44 pm

ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia Tech forward Charles Mitchell didn't feel the least bit intimidated by Vanderbilt's physical front line.
20 December 2014 | 11:01 pm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Josh Hart has a saying at every Villanova practice, the kind that keeps his unbeaten team focused on the big picture of a potential championship season.
20 December 2014 | 10:41 pm

Even without three-point shooting, the University of North Carolina remains one of the better basketball teams in the country. No. 24 North Carolina absolutely dominated No. 12 Ohio State in the paint, winning by a score of 82-74 and temporarily silencing many of the people who have harping on the T…
20 December 2014 | 10:10 pm

Virginia has set a high bar for defensive prowess during coach Tony Bennett's tenure, and this season's squad is on pace to finish as his stingiest yet.
20 December 2014 | 9:46 pm

As Ryan Arcidiacono fumbled his dribble along the left sideline with less than 15 seconds remaining and Villanova trailing Syracuse by five, it was difficult to envision a scenario in which the Wildcats could come back to win. What happened next defied imagination. Seventh-ranked Villanova force…
20 December 2014 | 9:46 pm

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Virginia Tech continues to find itself in similar situations at the end of its basketball games.
20 December 2014 | 9:44 pm

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Wake Forest says guard Mitchell Wilbekin has been suspended for up to six games because of an undisclosed NCAA violation.
20 December 2014 | 8:27 pm

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Louisville junior Montrezl Harrell has been ejected from the fourth-ranked Cardinals' game at Western Kentucky for throwing an elbow.
20 December 2014 | 7:47 pm

Montrezl Harrell was well on his way to another dominant performance Saturday late in the first half during a 76-67 win at Western Kentucky before losing his temper in the skirmish for a loose ball and making a potentially costly mistake. Harrell went to the floor trying to force a tie-up with WKU…
20 December 2014 | 7:34 pm

Montrezl Harrell was well on his way to another dominant performance Saturday late in the first half during a 76-67 win at Western Kentucky before losing his temper in the skirmish for a loose ball and making a potentially costly mistake. Harrell went to the floor trying to force a tie-up with WKU…
20 December 2014 | 7:34 pm

West Virginia prides itself on taking advantage of opponents' mistakes forced by coach Bob Huggins' focus on constant high-pressure defense.
20 December 2014 | 4:51 pm

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Eastern Kentucky made a statement - at Miami's expense.
20 December 2014 | 3:30 am

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina has beaten two major conference teams in a row by at least 23 points. That the latest win was over bitter rival Clemson just makes it so much better for the Gamecocks.
20 December 2014 | 3:19 am

Coach Jay Wright has praised his team's play, which shouldn't be a huge surprise considering Villanova is undefeated.
19 December 2014 | 11:08 pm

Butler hasn't seen Indiana since knocking off what was the No. 1 team in the country in thrilling fashion just over two years ago.
19 December 2014 | 10:29 pm

Ohio State failed its lone test against elite competition but is hoping for a better performance in its second opportunity against a top-tier team.
19 December 2014 | 8:47 pm

Notre Dame is the nation's best shooting team, though getting a shot to the basket could pose a problem this weekend.
19 December 2014 | 8:33 pm

Rick Pitino hopes Louisville received enough of a wake-up call from its last contest to prove beneficial in preparation for its only true non-conference road game.
19 December 2014 | 4:39 pm

The ACC in 2014-15 is loaded. Currently, the conference has six schools in the Top 25, including three of the top six teams in the country. That doesn't include the University of Pittsburgh or Syracuse University, either.  For the No. 6 Virginia Cavaliers, who improved to 10-0 on Thursday, repe…
19 December 2014 | 3:47 am

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Justin Anderson's eyes lit up at the thought that No. 6 Virginia held Cleveland State scoreless for more than 10 minutes.
19 December 2014 | 3:04 am

The No. 6 Virginia Cavaliers are off to their best start since 2000-01 after improving to 10-0 on Thursday with a win over Cleveland State. The 70-54 win was UVA's ninth win by double digits on the season. As usual, a stingy defense has led to Virginia's outstanding start. The Cavaliers are at or ne…
19 December 2014 | 3:03 am

Ten games into this season, North Carolina still hasn't shown whether it's going to be a good team, a great team or one that struggles all year long. It's actually been all those things, unable to pick an outfit to wear out on the town and instead remains stuck in front of the mirror. So consider Sa…
18 December 2014 | 10:23 pm

Through 10 games of the 2014-15 season, the numbers reveal a handful of interesting developments for the 7-3 North Carolina Tar Heels. Some of the gaudiest figures, either positively—such as Kennedy Meeks' field-goal percentage—or negatively— such as the team's three-point diet&mda…
18 December 2014 | 1:43 am

With a few more Brice Johnsons on the court, North Carolina might have actually had a shot to knock off top-ranked Kentucky last Saturday. But since none of the researchers in Chapel Hill have perfected cloning to that extent, the Tar Heels will have to settle for Johnson just replicating parts of t…
16 December 2014 | 3:45 am

Through mid-December, North Carolina sits with three losses versus out-of-conference opponents. It was predicted that this team would lose as many as four games prior to ACC play. No matter how bold that seemed at the time, a current 6-3 record is no reason to lose our heads. With four more contests…
16 December 2014 | 3:00 am