Koenig leads No. 17 Wisconsin past Michigan, 68-64

Koenig leads No. 17 Wisconsin past Michigan, 68-64

Bronson Koenig scored 16 points, 10 in a key run that turned the game around, and No. 17 Wisconsin survived a scare from Michigan 68-64 on Tuesday night.
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Oregon strength coach suspended after players hospitalized

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January 17

Koenig leads No. 17 Wisconsin past Michigan, 68-64

The first 34 minutes Tuesday night were nothing special for Wisconsin's Bronson Koenig. The final 6 more than made up for it.
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January 17

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De'Aaron Fox scored 21 points, Malik Monk added 14 and No. 5 Kentucky beat Mississippi State 88-81 on Tuesday night.
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January 17

No. 21 Purdue dominates Illinois 91-68

When Caleb Swanigan and Isaac Haas are in sync, it's difficult trying to name a better power forward-center combination in college basketball.
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January 17

Odiase scores 20 as Illinois-Chicago beats Milwaukee 71-57

Tai Odiase scored 20 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and swatted away six shots as Illinois-Chicago defeated Milwaukee 71-57 on Tuesday night, leading from start to finish.
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January 17

Motley 32 points, 20 rebounds, No. 6 Baylor 74-64 over Texas

Johnathan Motley really couldn't explain that feeling he had when he kept scoring points and grabbing rebounds. Baylor's big forward just knew he wanted to play better than his last couple of games.
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January 17

Fox leads No. 5 Kentucky over Mississippi State 88-81

Malik Monk, Kentucky's leading scorer, was struggling and so was star guard Isaiah Briscoe. So when the Wildcats needed some clutch baskets late, coach John Calipari turned to freshman point guard De'Aaron Fox and gave him some simple instructions.
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January 17

Holmes, Atkins combine for 39 as No. 12 Texas women rally

Joyner Holmes scored 20 points with 10 rebounds, and Ariel Atkins poured in 19 points before fouling out and twelfth-ranked Texas defeated No. 20 Oklahoma 86-68 in a Big 12 Conference showdown Tuesday night.
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January 17

Samuelson's career-high 34 lead No. 1 UConn past Tulsa 98-58

Katie Lou Samuelson scored a career-high 34 points to help No. 1 UConn beat Tulsa 98-58 on Tuesday night for the Huskies' 92nd consecutive victory.
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January 17

Fernandez gets 300th win, No. 23 USF women beat Memphis

Maria Jespersen tied her career-high with 26 points, on 11-of-18 shooting, Ariadna Pujol had a double-double and coach Jose Fernandez earned his 300th career win as No. 23 South Florida cruised to a 79-49 victory over Memphis on Tuesday night.
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January 17

Torn ACL ends season for Creighton star Maurice Watson Jr.

Creighton point guard and national assists leader Maurice Watson Jr. will miss the rest of the season because of a major knee injury, a huge blow for a team that is off to its best start and has hopes of making a deep postseason run.
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January 16

Nared's shot helps Lady Vols upset No. 6 Notre Dame 71-69

On the night that it honored Pat Summitt, Tennessee showed the kind of toughness that would have made the former Lady Volunteers coach proud.
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January 16

Arkansas tabs Rhoads as new defensive coordinator

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says on Twitter that the school has promoted former Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads to defensive coordinator.
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January 16

No. 2 Kansas beats Iowa State 76-72 for 17th straight win

No. 2 Kansas passed its biggest Big 12 road test of the season, winning in a gym where losing was threatening to become a trend.
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January 16

Peters leads Valparaiso past Green Bay 80-56

Alec Peters scored 20 points and grabbed a career-best 16 rebounds to propel Valparaiso past Green Bay for an 80-56 win Monday night.
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January 16

No. 9 UNC tops Syracuse 85-68 for Williams' 800th career win

North Carolina coach Roy Williams stood at midcourt, looking to the Smith Center rafters to watch video messages from former players congratulating him on his 800th win.
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January 16

No. 4 Mississippi St beats Mississippi 73-62

Mississippi was fighting with its all its might during the third quarter on Monday night, sprinting around the court and diving for loose balls, all in an effort to pull within striking distance of No. 4 Mississippi State.
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January 16

Jenkins, Brunson, lead No. 1 Villanova past Seton Hall 76-46

Jay Wright went home for a short break between a pregame meal and the latest Villanova game when his wife greeted the championship coach with a breaking news update: The Wildcats were again No. 1.
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January 16

No. 7 Creighton rallies for 72-67 win over No. 22 Xavier

Maurice Watson Jr. raised his index finger while the Bluejays carried him off the court. Creighton's injured point guard knew how much this one meant.
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January 16

Villanova back to No. 1 in AP poll, leapfrogging Kansas

Villanova coach Jay Wright likes this vantage point just fine.