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TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 2 Virginia plays 2 vs…

Second-ranked Virginia is thriving again entering two games against ranked Atlantic Coast Conference teams this week

Robinson's 19 lead Hokies past No. 10 UNC, 80-69

Justin Robinson scored 19 points and Virginia Tech pulled away with a 13-3 second-half run and beat No. 10 North Carolina 80-69

Bridges, No. 6 Michigan State hold off Illinois 87-74

Miles Bridges scored 31 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. had 21 points and 11 rebounds and No. 6 Michigan State got a harder-than-expected 87-74 win over Illinois

TOP 25 REWIND: No. 7 Shockers stumble for 1st…

Seventh-ranked Wichita State has hit the first bump in its new American Athletic Conference home with two straight league losses

Leach: Hilinski had no signs of depression before…

Washington State coach Mike Leach says there were no outward signs that would have alarmed coaches or teammates before Tyler Hilinski took his own life

Bates-Diop scores 20 as No. 13 Buckeyes slip past Nebraska

Keita Bates-Diop scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half and No. 13 Ohio State beat Nebraska 64-59, the fourth victory for the surging Buckeyes in the last eight days

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Alabama team, fans celebrate especially difficult…

Tens of thousands of fans gathered to celebrate Alabama's latest national championship, one that was especially hard to achieve

Young gets 48, but No. 4 Oklahoma falls to Okla…

Trae Young scored 48 points, but missed a deep 3 at the buzzer in overtime as No. 4 Oklahoma fell to Oklahoma State 83-81

No. 14 Maryland women top No. 12 Ohio State in Big Ten duel

Kaila Charles scored a career-high 32 points, Eleanna Christinaki added 26 and No. 14 Maryland cruised past 12th-ranked Ohio State 99-69 in a duel for first place in the Big Ten

UNC's Berry: Valentine hugs, apology for…

North Carolina guard Joel Berry II says official Ted Valentine has apologized for turning his back on the Tar Heels star earlier this month

Top-ranked Villanova routs former Big East rival…

Jalen Brunson scored 23 points and top-ranked Villanova routed former Big East Rival UConn 81-61

No. 15 Texas A&M women beat LSU 69-59

Anriel Howard had 21 points and 14 rebounds and No. 15 Texas A&M overcame a three-point halftime deficit to beat LSU 69-59

Kansas freshman Billy Preston signs with European…

Kansas freshman Billy Preston has signed with a professional team in Bosnia, ending any chance that the embattled five-star prospect will play for the Jayhawks

Syracuse women making slow strides on basketball…

Syracuse coach Quentin Hillsman dealing with inexperience as he tries to recapture some of the magic that produced a program-record 30 victories two years ago

Lindsay Lohan's hockey-playing cousin punched at restaurant

A Boston College hockey player who happens to be Lindsay Lohan's cousin is out indefinitely after he was punched at a Boston restaurant and sent to the hospital

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No. 9 Michigan State bounces back and routs…

Miles Bridges scored 22 and Nick Ward had 18 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 9 Michigan State bounce back with an 85-57 win over Indiana

Darnold, Rosen, Jackson among 119 underclassmen…

Quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson and Josh Rosen are among the record 106 underclassmen given special entry the NFL draft

Sabally, Ionescu lead No. 7 Oregon over No. 18 Oregon State

Satou Sabally scored 21 points, Sabrina Ionescu had 15 points and 11 assists and No. 7 Oregon beat No. 18 Oregon State 75-63

Buckeyes still loaded as most NFL-eligible…

Ohio State lost three players who decided to leave early for the NFL draft but kept its core of elite talent for next season

Oklahoma's Young, Duke's Bagley lead list of top…

Oklahoma's Trae Young, Duke's Marvin Bagley III and Arizona's Deandre Ayton lead the list of top performers in college basketball as the season crosses its midway point

Canada, Billings help No. 13 UCLA women beat Stanford 64-53

Jordin Canada had 21 points and five assists and Monique Billings scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help the No. 13 UCLA women beat Stanford 64-53

Palmer scores 19, leads Huskers in 72-52 rout of…

James Palmer Jr. scores 19, Isaiah Roby had a career-high 14 and Nebraska beat No. 23 Michigan 72-52 for its first win over the Wolverines since joining the Big Ten

Landale leads Saint Mary's to upset of No. 13…

Jock Landale had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and Saint Mary's beat No. 13 Gonzaga 74-71 to take sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference

No. 12 Florida State women beat No. 2 Louisville 50-49

Alix's 3-pointer, defense help No. 12 Florida State women beat No. 2 Louisville 50-49

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UConn women extend conference win streak, top…

Azura Stevens came off the bench to score 22 points and lead top-ranked UConn to a closer-than-expected 78-60 win over Tulsa

Oklahoma's Mayfield takes Manning Award as nation…

Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield has been named the 2017 Manning Award winner after a season in which he passed for 4,627 yards and 43 touchdowns

Guy, No. 2 Virginia pull away to beat Wake 59-49

Kyle Guy scored 17 points and No. 2 Virginia beat Wake Forest 59-49 for its 10th straight win