Kentucky's Tyler Herro (14) reacts to a play during the second half

No. 5 Kentucky upsets No. 1 Tennessee 86-69 in top-5 matchup

No. 5 Kentucky got the strong start it sought against No. 1 Tennessee and for a moment was blowing out the Volunteers.
Gophers
February 16

No. 7 Nevada wins 10th straight behind Porter's 14 points

Trey Porter scored 14 points, Jordan Caroline and Caleb Martin added 13 apiece, and No. 7 Nevada easily beat Wyoming 82-49 Saturday night for its 10th straight win.
Gophers
February 16

Hachimura, Gonzaga use strong 2nd half to beat USD 79-67

Rui Hachimura scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half and had 10 rebounds and No. 3 Gonzaga pulled away in the second half to beat San Diego 79-67 on Saturday night for its 16th straight victory.
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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Colleges
February 16

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February 16
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.
Gophers
February 16

Jackson leads No. 1 Baylor women in 87-53 win over Oklahoma

When Chloe Jackson scored the last of her 24 points, she was responsible for half of top-ranked Baylor's scoring — and was still single-handily outscoring Oklahoma.
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Gophers
February 16

Wieskamp hits last-second 3-pointer, helps No. 21 Iowa win

Iowa is living by the last-second shot these days.
Gophers
February 16

Waters, Smart lead No. 19 LSU over Georgia, 83-79

Ja'vonte Smart was a little too emotional after hitting a 3-pointer for LSU midway through the second half.
Gophers
February 16

Brechting scores 21 to carry Oakland past Milwaukee 89-73

Brad Brechting had 21 points as Oakland got past Milwaukee 89-73 on Saturday night.
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Gophers
February 16

Barrett has triple-double, No. 2 Duke beats NC State, 94-78

RJ Barrett always seems to do it all for No. 2 Duke. This time, it showed up on the stat sheet.
Vikings
February 16

Game changer: Tebow enters Mets camp 'all in' on baseball

By now, Tim Tebow has shown he belongs in professional baseball. He's fully committed to the game and much more comfortable on the field.
Gophers
February 16

No. 25 South Dakota women win 10th straight, top W Illinois

Hannah Sjerven scored 20 points and No. 25 South Dakota celebrated its first appearance in the Top 25 on Saturday with an 83-61 win over Western Illinois for the Coyotes' second 10-game winning streak of the season.
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Gophers
February 16

Blackshear's 29 power No. 22 Virginia Tech by Pitt 70-64

Kerry Blackshear Jr. was mid-answer when the sight of a couple of Virginia Tech teammates recording his postgame interview with phone in hand became a bit too intrusive.
Gophers
February 16

Dotson, Lawson brothers lead No. 14 Kansas' rout of WVU

Devon Dotson drove through a crowd of West Virginia players, stopped in his tracks and passed the ball across the key, finding K.J. Lawson alone in the corner. Without hesitation, Lawson sunk his third 3-pointer of the game before running down the court celebrating with his brother, Dedric.
Gophers
February 16

BYU women top No. 13 Gonzaga again, 66-64

Shaylee Gonzales scored 19 points, Sara Hamson blocked two shots in the last minute and BYU ended No. 13 Gonzaga's seven-game winning streak with a 66-64 victory on Saturday.
Gophers
February 16

Edwards, Haarms team up to lead No. 12 Purdue past Penn St.

Matt Haarms gave No. 12 Purdue a boost of energy. Carsen Edwards added the scoring punch.
Gophers
February 16

No. 15 Texas Tech breezes past short-handed Baylor 86-61

In the 18-game grind of the Big 12 schedule, Texas Tech couldn't avoid a rough stretch. What the Red Raiders have done since then has become the story of their season so far.
Gophers
February 16

Koumadje leads No. 17 Florida State past Georgia Tech 69-47

Christ Koumadje and No. 17 Florida State featured a balanced scoring approach. Georgia Tech could barely score — again.
Gophers
February 16

No. 23 Iowa St's 3-point barrage beats No. 18 K-State, 78-64

Iowa State was drilled at home by TCU a week ago, then had to sit around without another game until Saturday, left to brood over its uphill climb to get back into the Big 12 race.
Gophers
February 16

Murphy, Minnesota end 4-game skid with 84-63 win vs. Indiana

Though several critical weeks remain in Jordan Murphy's career at Minnesota, the Gophers have already found themselves thinking about how soon their indefatigable big man is going to be gone.
Gophers
February 16

Guy, Hunter lead No. 4 Virginia past Irish, 60-54

Kyle Guy had scored 18 points against Notre Dame before he attempted his first free throw, which came with 24 seconds remaining and Virginia clinging to a slim lead.