Duke's Tre Jones (3) collided with Syracuse's Frank Howard during the first half in Durham, N.C., on Monday. Jones suffered a right shoulder injury an

Syracuse upsets No. 1 in overtime Tre Jones injured

Former Apple Valley star Tre Jones suffered an AC joint separation, in which the collar bone is separated from the shoulder blade -- during a collision and is out indefinitely.

Huskers lead wire to wire in 66-51 upset at No. 25 Indiana

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Nebraska's Isaiah Roby made a pass while being defended by Indiana's Juwan Morgan during the first half Monday.
Nebraska found itself in the zone Monday night.

No. 19 Maryland squeezes past Wisconsin 64-60

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Wisconsin guard Brad Davison, left, a former Maple Grove star, and Maryland forward Bruno Fernando reached for a rebound in the second half Monday.
Ranked again for the first time since early December, Maryland looked every bit like an AP Top 25 team against Wisconsin— for 30 minutes.
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Notre Dame running back Dexter Williams, left, celebrates a touchdown with Micah Dew-Treadway, center, and quarterback Ian Book during the second half

U football gains transfer from Notre Dame, but loses defensive tackle Smith

O.J. Smith is leaving the Gophers early, but Micah Dew-Treadway is transferring in from Notre Dame.
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Duke's Tre Jones (3) tangles with Syracuse's Frank Howard during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Monday, Jan. 14, 2

Guard Tre Jones out for unspecified period with shoulder injury

No. 1 Duke has to figure out how to replace arguably its most irreplaceable player — former Apple Valley point guard Tre Jones.
Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss, right, drives the ball against Saint Mary's Dane Pineau (22) and Joe Rahon, center, during the first half of an NCAA co
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Orange land a plum: $150,000 donation follows Syracuse upset

A central New York businessman says he's following through with a pledge to donate $150,000 to area Boys & Girls Clubs in the aftermath of Syracuse's upset of No. 1 Duke.
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Georgia's Taylor keeps coaching, running through pregnancy

Joni Taylor gets intense on the sideline coaching the Georgia Lady Bulldogs.
Gophers
January 15

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 4 Virginia faces 2 top-10 ACC foes

Virginia's veterans have plenty of big-game experience. The fourth-ranked Cavaliers will need all of it to get through a week that includes two matchups against top-10 Atlantic Coast Conference opponents.
Led by Goldy Gopher, Minnesota fans cheered during a team pep rally at the Citrus Bowl Pep Rally, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Orlando, FL.
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THE FINAL FOUR: Road to Minneapolis

THE FINAL FOUR: Road to Minneapolis

Analysis from the Star Tribune’s Marcus Fuller and news from across college basketball as the game’s biggest stage comes to U.S. Bank Stadium, April 6 and 8.
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January 14
Kansas forward Dedric Lawson shot under pressure from Texas forward Jaxson Hayes during the first half Monday.

No. 7 Kansas holds on to beat Texas 80-78 at Phog

Marcus Garrett has earned his spot in the Kansas starting lineup primarily with his defense.
Gophers
January 14

Duke stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Kentucky, Marquette rise

Duke remained firmly entrenched at No. 1 for a fourth straight week in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll, which was enough to give its Hall of Fame coach another record.
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January 14

Trey McGowens leads Pitt to 75-62 upset of No. 11 FSU

Jeff Capel noticed the fearlessness in Trey McGowens, Xavier Johnson and Au'Diese Toney right away. The way they played, it was almost impossible to miss. Capel leaned on that inherent daring when he made his recruiting pitch to them last spring just days after taking over the rebuilding project at Pittsburgh.
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January 14

Gustafson's 34 points, 13 boards lead No. 22 Iowa women

Megan Gustafson had 34 points, 13 rebounds and four assists for her nation-leading 15th double-double of the season and No. 22 Iowa beat No. 23 Minnesota 81-63 on Monday night.
Gophers
January 14

McCowan powers No. 7 Mississippi State past Auburn, 85-59

Teaira McCowan and Jessika Carter could hardly miss, either around the basket or from the free throw line.
Memphis wide receiver Tevin Jones (87) reaches for a pass in front of Tulsa cornerback Darrell Williams (6) in the first quarter of an NCAA college fo
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Santoro reaches 1,000 career points, Ohio State women win

Carly Santoro scored a season-high 25 points to reach the 1,000-career plateau and Ohio State beat No. 17 Michigan State 65-55 on Monday night.
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January 14

Gustafson's 34 points, 13 boards lead No. 17 Iowa women

Megan Gustafson had 34 points, 13 rebounds and four assists for her nation-leading 15th double-double of the season and No. 17 Iowa beat No. 18 Minnesota 81-63 on Monday night.
Vikings
January 14

Sooners QB, A's pick Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft

Kyler Murray, the first-round Major League Baseball draft pick and Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback, declared himself eligible for the NFL draft on Monday.Murray announced his…
Gophers
January 14

Z-eye-on: Williamson starting for No. 1 Duke after eye poke

Freshman sensation Zion Williamson is back in the starting lineup for top-ranked Duke, two days after he was poked in the eye during a game.
Colleges
January 14
Marcus Fuller's Final Four prediction: Will fast-starting powers stay strong?

Marcus Fuller's Final Four prediction: Will fast-starting powers stay strong?

College basketball reporter Marcus Fuller will get about a dozen weeks this winter to predict the four teams coming to Minneapolis in April. Here's his second shot.
Gophers
January 14
Best dunk, buzzer-beaters of college hoops season all in a week

Best dunk, buzzer-beaters of college hoops season all in a week

Debut of Fuller's Five Things buzzing in college hoops, includes Duke escaping Florida State without Zion Williamson, more amazing buzzer-beaters and one Vince Carter-like dunk highlight.
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Ben Liebenberg/AP Katelyn Ohashi of UCLA during an NCAA college gymnastics match.

'A 10 isn't enough': UCLA gymnast's floor routine breaks the internet

Katelyn Ohashi's routine, performed Saturday, has been viewed more than 23 million times.
Gophers
January 14

Vols' Barnes unhappy with his team's postgame 'Gator Chomp'

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says he didn't like how his players celebrated their victory at Florida on Saturday.
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January 14

Notre Dame solidifies No. 1 ranking in AP women's hoops poll

Notre Dame remained No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll after beating then-No. 2 Louisville last week.