Wisconsin's Alex Illikainen, right, has left the team but not campus.

Reserve Illikainen leaves Wisconsin, thinning frontcourt

Wisconsin reserve forward Alex Illikainen is leaving the basketball team, sapping depth for an already thin frontcourt.
Gophers
36 minutes ago

Defense carries No. 5 Tennessee past Georgia Tech 66-53

Grant Williams scored 22 points and No. 5 Tennessee used its stingy defense to beat cold-shooting Georgia Tech 66-53 on Tuesday night.
Gophers
10:15pm

Gustafson nets 29, No. 13 Iowa tops Western Kentucky 104-67

Megan Gustafson made all 13 of her shots and scored 29 points, Makenzie Meyer hit five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 21 points and No. 13 Iowa beat Western Kentucky 104-67 on Tuesday night.
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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Gophers
10:10pm

No. 16 Missouri women beat Missouri State 65-61

Sophie Cunningham and Grace Berg each scored 12 points and No. 16 Missouri beat Missouri State 65-61 on Tuesday night.
Gophers
10:05pm

Rutgers coach Stringer joins 1,000 career win club

As the red and white confetti rained down on the court to celebrate C. Vivian Stringer's 1,000th career victory, the Hall of Fame coach took a moment to soak it all in.
Gophers
10:05pm

Osaghae scores with 11 seconds left, FIU edges Milwaukee

Osasumwen Osaghae drove for a layup to break a tie with 11 seconds remaining, converted the 3-point play after getting fouled and Florida International survived an attempted 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat Milwaukee 86-83 on Tuesday night.
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Gophers
9:45pm

Mays scores 19, No. 22 LSU tops Memphis 85-76

Skylar Mays' soaring, one-handed, frenzy-inciting jam on a determined drive down the lane made it clear he won't always be overshadowed by the highly regarded recruits that have made LSU basketball relevant again.
Gophers
8:40pm

Happ scores 30 as Wisconsin pulls away from Xavier 77-68

Ethan Happ flipped in a one-handed shot, and then drove past a defender for a dunk. With the game at a turning point, the 6-foot-10 forward did whatever he wanted and put Wisconsin in control.
Gophers
8:15pm

No. 13 Iowa women beat Western Kentucky 104-67

Megan Gustafson scored 29 points, making all 13 of her shots, Makenzie Meyer made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 21 points and No. 13 Iowa beat Western Kentucky 104-67 on Tuesday night.
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Gophers
7:00pm

No. 23 California women use big 4th quarter to top BYU 70-52

Asha Thomas scored 17 points, Kristine Anigwe had 16 points and 12 rebounds, two days after her 20-20 game, and No. 23 California used a big fourth quarter to beat BYU 70-52 on Tuesday night.
Gophers
6:55pm

Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in CFP

The College Football Playoff rankings held steady at the top, with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan an unchanged first four from last week.The third…
Gophers
1:50pm

More angst at Maryland: QB Hill out for season with torn ACL

During a harsh season in which the Maryland football team has been forced to deal with an array of setbacks — none worse than the death of player Jordan McNair — the Terrapins have repeatedly showed their resiliency.
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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Gophers
1:10pm

Marksman Markus Howard helps No. 24 Marquette return to poll

Markus Howard is quite the big shot at No. 24 Marquette.
Gophers
12:10pm

AP All-America Watch: WVU's top tackler; UCLA's talented TE

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in…
Gophers
11:30am

Running backs play key role in Washington State's Air Raid

While quarterback Gardner Minshew is getting most of the attention, running backs James Williams and Max Borghi have also helped fuel the rise of No.…
Vikings
November 13

Bilas: College basketball players will one day be paid

College basketball analyst Jay Bilas believes players will eventually be paid, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he's not sure top players will forgo a…
Gophers
November 13

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 25 Buffalo earns 1st AP ranking

Buffalo grabbed headlines for taking down Arizona in last year's NCAA Tournament, then going on the road to hand a ranked West Virginia team its first loss in a home opener in 15 years.
Gophers
November 12

Brown scores 25 to lift No. 12 Kansas St over Denver 64-56

Nothing has come easy for No. 12 Kansas State early this season.
Gophers
November 12

Kalscheur's 3-point shooting leads Minnesota past Utah 78-69

From key players healed after injuries to multi-talented newcomers filling out the rotation, Minnesota has a much deeper team than last season.
Gophers
November 12

Vick hits 8 3-pointers as No. 2 Kansas beats Vermont 84-68

Kansas guard Lagerald Vick followed his underwhelming season-opening performance against Michigan State with what Bill Self called the best offensive performance of anybody he's ever coached.
Gophers
November 12

No. 25 Buffalo pulls away for 62-53 win at Southern Illinois

Ranked in the Top 25 for the first time in school history, Buffalo showed its staying power with another road win.
FBS Championship
Final, 1/9
1 2 3 4 F
Clemson 14-1 0 7 7 21 35
Alabama 14-1 7 7 10 7 31