NEW YORK (AP) - The man in charge of the NCAA selection committee insists a win in November is worth the same as a win in March.
Florida, which finished an unbeaten season in the Southeastern Conference, and Wichita State, which completed an undefeated regular season, are the top two teams in the AP college basketball poll for the third straight week.
Providence has put itself in position to make the NCAA tournament for the first time in a decade with a strong late-season run.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Louisville Cardinals remain steadfast in their belief that they can beat UConn.
RIP, "mid-major." It was a good run.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Ron Baker scored 15 points to lead four Wichita State players in double figures and the Shockers became the first Division I team to reach 30-0 in the regular season.
The Florida Gators are taking their turn as the newest No. 1 in what coach Billy Donovan calls a revolving door atop the AP college basketball poll, their first time on top of the rankings since they repeated as national champions in 2007.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Chiney Ogwumike wouldn't let her last appearance at USC end without a fight.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Brandon Clark scored 17 points and Jared Brownridge added 16 as Santa Clara rolled to a 70-50 win over Pacific on Thursday.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - To a man, the Boston College Eagles were convinced of one thing: DK was looking down on them.
STOCKTON (AP) - Tony Gill scored 18 points and Andrew Bock scored all of his 13 in the second half as Pacific snapped BYU's four-game winning streak with an 89-82 victory Thursday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Nik Stauskas scored 15 points and Derrick Walton III added 13, including three critical free throws with 1:55 left, to power No. 15 Michigan to a 70-60 victory over No. 22 Ohio State on Tuesday night.
Public address announcers around the country frequently tell fans before games that unsportsmanlike behavior toward athletes, coaches or officials won't be tolerated.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Marcus Smart was quiet and subdued as he apologized at a podium, a demeanor in stark contrast to the one that sent shockwaves through Oklahoma State's basketball program hours earlier.
BERKELEY (AP) - California football player Ted Agu died Friday morning at age 21 after collapsing during a training run with his teammates.
By The Associated Press
By JOHN MARSHALL
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - A pair of Tennessee girls basketball high school teams have been pulled from the postseason for trying to lose a game to avoid the top-ranked team and improve their chances of advancing to the state tournament.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Marcus Mariota knows what he has to do at the NFL combine, whether he throws there or not.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - He couldn't stop fighting the NCAA any more than he could give up chewing towels courtside. Jerry Tarkanian built a basketball dynasty in the desert, but it was his decades-long battle with the NCAA that defined him far more than the wins and losses.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points and Breanna Stewart added 22 to help No. 2 UConn beat top-ranked South Carolina 87-62 on Monday night.
STOCKTON (AP) - Jett Raines scored 14 points and Stacy Davis had nine points and nine rebounds to lead Pepperdine to a 50-43 win over Pacific oasn Thursday night.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Freshman A'ja Wilson scored 18 points, defending Southeastern Conference player of the year Tiffany Mitchell added 16 points and Alaina Coates had 12 points and 11 rebounds as No. 1 South Carolina remained unbeaten with a 79-61 victory over 12th-ranked Texas A&M on Monday night.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Brice Johnson had 15 of his 17 points after halftime and No. 13 North Carolina shot 55 percent to beat Syracuse 93-83 on Monday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Alec Wintering sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Portland to a 72-69 win over Pacific on Thursday night.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Because all those Duke's guards put up some big numbers, their Hall of Fame coach is on the brink of an even bigger one.
STOCKTON (AP) - Kyle Collinsworth tied the NCAA single-season record with his fourth triple-double and Brigham Young beat Pacific 93-80 on Thursday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Ohio State can add the newest version of the national championship trophy to a case that already has a bunch of the old ones.
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