No. 1 in the nation? That basketball team is in Coon Rapids

No. 1 in the nation? That basketball team is in Coon Rapids

Community college basketball doesn't get much attention in Minnesota, but Anoka-Ramsey Community College is ranked No. 1 in the latest Division 3 men's junior college poll.
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Vikings' new stadium prepares for 1st baseball game

The Minnesota Vikings' new stadium is preparing for its first baseball game.
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Kansas guard Graham apologizes after traffic warrant arrest

Kansas guard Devonte Graham apologized Thursday for his arrest on a traffic-related warrant hours after helping the third-ranked Jayhawks to a record-tying 13th consecutive Big 12 Conference title with a win over TCU.
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Gophers
7:13am

UNC: fan ejected after exchange with Louisville's Pitino

North Carolina coach Roy Williams apologized to Louisville's Rick Pitino after the Cardinals coach had a heated verbal exchange with a fan as he came off the court for halftime during Wednesday night's game.
Gophers
1:25am

No. 8 Tar Heels top No. 7 Cardinals 74-63, stretch ACC lead

No. 8 North Carolina kept hitting the glass, making its free throws and hitting its outside shots.
Gophers
1:25am

Brooks' 3 leads No. 6 Oregon past Cal 68-65

Game-winning shots are becoming old hat for Oregon's Dillon Brooks. Doing it on the road to silence a partisan crowd was a bit of a change.
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Gophers
1:25am

Gillon's 3 at buzzer lifts Syracuse past No. 10 Duke 78-75

John Gillon had done it before, just not quite on such a grand stage.
Gophers
February 22

Martin, No. 22 Butler rally to stun No. 2 Villanova, 74-66

Butler coach Chris Holtmann told his players to expect to be punched in the mouth playing on the road against one of the best teams in the nation.
Gophers
February 22

Providence beats No. 23 Bluejays 68-66 on Cartwright late 3

Kyron Cartwright's winning 3-pointer against Creighton could turn out to be one of Providence's most memorable shots of the season if the Friars make the NCAA Tournament.
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Gophers
February 22

Minnesota beats No. 24 Maryland 89-75 for 6th straight win

Just under a month ago, Minnesota reached the low point of its season with a loss to Maryland.
Gophers
February 22

Top 25 Capsules

Kelan Martin scored 22 points and fueled a stunning second-half rally to lead No. 22 Butler past No. 2 Villanova 74-66 on Wednesday night, snapping the Wildcats' on-campus home winning streak at 48 games.
Gophers
February 22

Top-ranked UConn routs No. 23 Temple for 102nd straight win

After a closer than expected three-point win at Tulane, top-ranked UConn had a bit of motivation to play well against newly ranked Temple.
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Gophers
February 22

No. 3 Kansas routs TCU 87-68 to clinch share of Big 12 title

One by one, the glittering Big 12 championship trophies were paraded into Allen Fieldhouse, set upon a series of tables that these days stretch nearly the full length of the court.
Gophers
February 22

Mississippi self-imposes 1-year football postseason ban

Mississippi's football team will not play in the postseason next year. The Rebels might be facing more penalties, too, now that the NCAA says the program has committed more than 20 rules violations over the past several years.
Gophers
February 22

Cline's 3-pointers lift No. 14 Purdue over Penn State

Accustomed to dominating in stretches lately, the 14th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers found themselves on the other end of a big score and needed a savior against a gritty Penn State team on Tuesday night.
Gophers
February 21

Adebayo's double-double lifts No. 11 Kentucky over Missouri

Kentucky's coaching staff challenged forward Bam Adebayo this week, criticizing his foul trouble and "cautious" play at times.
Gophers
February 21

Top 25 Capsules

Johnathan Motley had 21 points with 16 rebounds and No. 9 Baylor ended a two-game slide with a 60-54 victory over Oklahoma on Tuesday night to remain in a tie for second place in the Big 12.
Gophers
February 21

Green Bay rebounds in 2nd half, pulls away from UIC 87-79

Warren Jones drilled five 3-pointers, scored 22 points, and Green Bay overcame a 38-31 halftime deficit to beat Illinois-Chicago 87-79 on Tuesday night.
Gophers
February 21

Peters hits 4 3s, scores 23; Valpo beats Milwaukee 67-61

Alec Peters hit four 3-pointers and finished with 23 points to help Valparaiso beat Milwaukee 67-61 on Tuesday night and maintain a one-game lead in the Horizon League standings.
Gophers
February 21

No. 25 Wichita State rolls right through Evansville, 109-83

The impressive depth of No. 25 Wichita State has never been more evident than Tuesday night, when little-used seniors John Robert Simon and Zach Bush checked into their final home game.
Gophers
February 21

Hauser, Heldt help Marquette cruise past St. John's, 93-71

Sam Hauser tied a career-best with 19 points, including five 3-pointers, Matt Heldt had the first double-double of his career and Marquette cruised to a 93-71 win over St. John's on Tuesday night.