BLACKSBURG, Va. — Kerry Blackshear Jr. scored 21 points and Ty Outlaw jumped off the bench to hit four three-points as No. 10 Virginia Tech pulled away for an 81-66 victory over Notre Dame on New Year’s Day.
LOS ANGELES — UCLA has parted ways with lLOS ANGELES — UCLA has parted ways with basketball head coach Steve Alford, ESPN reported Monday morning and then confirmed by the university later in the day.ong-serving basketball head coach Steve Alford, ESPN reported Monday morning and then confirmed by the university later in the day.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Iggy Brazdeikis scored 21 points and No. 2 Michigan shot 61 percent from 3-point range to eventually pulled away for a 74-52 win over Binghamton on Sunday.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Taveion Hollingsworth scored 22 points and Dalano Banton flirted with a triple-double as Western Kentucky secured an upset 83-76 win over No. 15 Wisconsin on Saturday.
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Udoka Azubuike returned to make an impact and showed little signs of rust from being inactive with an ankle injury for almost a week, but the Kansas big man admits he’s still not 100 percent fit.
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Udoka Azubuike made an instant impact in his return from injury, as No. 2 Kansas bounced Eastern Michigan 87-63 in a college basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse here on Saturday.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Zach Norvell Jr. scored 20 points to lead No. 7 Gonzaga to a commanding 96-51 victory over North Alabama in a college basketball game on Friday night.
BLACKSBURG, Va. — Ahmed Hill scored 20 points and No. 10 Virginia Tech hammered Maryland-Eastern Shore 85-40 in a college basketball game here at Cassell Coliseum on Friday night.
Duke is back to No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll Week 8 Monday. Duke moved up from No. 2. Kansas, last week’s top-ranked is down to No. 5 after losing to then-No. 18 Arizona State last week.
Watch video highlights of No. 18 Arizona State securing a thrilling comeback 80-76 victory over No. 1 Kansas Saturday night in Tempe.
CHICAGO — Keldon Johnson scored 23 points and Reid Travis added 20 and No. 19 Kentucky beat No. 9 North Carolina 80-72 in the CBS Sports Classic at United Center on Saturday night.
Reid Travis collected a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds and No. 10 Kentucky rallied to beat UNC Greensboro 78-61 at Rupp Arena on Saturday.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Luke Maye had 15 points and five other teammates scored in double figures as No. 7 North Carolina beat Tennessee Tech 108-58 in a college basketball game on Friday night.
Duke has replaced Kansas atop the new Associated Press Top 25 college basketball rankings, following an exciting start to the new season.
DURHAM, N.C. — No. 4 Duke will host Army on Sunday in its college basketball home opener at Cameron Indoor Stadium and live streaming coverage will be available on WatchESPN.