Creighton fans stormed the court following the team's 85-66 win over UConn on Tuesday in Omaha, Neb.

No. 15 Creighton knocks off UConn 85-66 for program's first win over a No. 1-ranked team

Creighton went into its game against UConn having lost all six of its previous meetings with No. 1-ranked teams and never coming closer than 10 points.

No. 25 BYU tops 11th-ranked Baylor 78-71 behind strong game from Khalifa

February 20
Aly Khalifa had 14 points, seven assists, and seven rebounds to lead No. 25 BYU to a 78-71 victory over No. 11 Baylor on Tuesday night.

College Football Playoff approves 5+7 format and reduces spots for conference champions

February 20
The field for the 12-team College Football Playoff beginning next season will comprise five conference champions and seven at-large selections after the university presidents who oversee the CFP voted unanimously Tuesday to tweak the format.

Bueckers announces she's returning to UConn

February 16
Former Hopkins standout Paige Bueckers, a senior academically but with two years remaining of playing eligibility, will not enter the WNBA draft.

UConn is unanimous No. 1 in AP Top 25. No. 21 Washington State ends 302-week poll drought

February 19
UConn became the first unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll this season, while Washington State jumped into the rankings Monday at No. 21 to end a 302-week drought stretching back to the 2007-08 season.
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St. Thomas faces North Dakota State following Anthony's 20-point game

Saint Thomas Tommies (17-10, 7-5 Summit League) at North Dakota State Bison (13-14, 6-6 Summit League)
Sports
February 20

Mississippi grand jury decides not to indict ex-NFL player Jerrell Powe on kidnapping charge

A Mississippi grand jury has decided not to indict former NFL player Jerrell Powe months after he was arrested on a kidnapping charge in 2023, his attorney said.
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February 20

Furman to spend $40 million for renovations at basketball arena

Furman announced a $40 million renovation for its basketball arena that will have the men's and women's teams playing off campus next season.
Gophers
February 20
The Gophers would complete a dramatic turnaround by getting a bid to the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Souhan: I'm saying there's a chance. U men can make March Madness.

If Ben Johnson can coax this team into the NCAA tournament, he should be in line for a contract extension for winning under the most difficult of circumstances.
Sports
February 20

Major conference races are heating up down the stretch

The conference races are coming down the homestretch and while No. 1 South Carolina basically has run away with the Southeastern Conference, many of the other Power Five leagues are still up for grabs.
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Gophers
February 20
Gophers guard Grace Grocholski (25) was named Big Ten freshman of the week after her 27-point showing Saturday against Northwestern.

U women seek redemption vs. Wisconsin after snapping skid

After ending a losing streak Saturday, Minnesota is looking for its first victory against the Badgers since 2022. The two teams are both 5-9 in conference play.
Sports
February 19
It was a defensive battle in Houston as Iowa State's Curtis Jones (5) defended against Mylik Wilson (8) in the first half. Jones, who played at Cretin

Shead scores 26 as No. 2 Houston beats No. 6 Iowa State 73-65

Jamal Shead had 26 points, including 20 in the second half, and No. 2 Houston took sole possession of first place in the Big 12 with a 73-65 win over No. 6 Iowa State on Monday night.
Sports
February 19

Nebraska's response to player-assistant coach's sexual relationship was inadequate, lawsuit says

A former Nebraska women's basketball player alleges coach Amy Williams and athletic director Trev Alberts did not take appropriate action when her sexual relationship with an assistant coach became widely known.
Sports
February 19

Southern California jumps to 7th in women's AP Top 25. South Carolina is still unanimous No. 1

Southern California, which has won six straight games, climbed three spots to No. 7 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll Monday while South Carolina remained a unanimous No. 1.
Sports
February 19

ECU baseball player appears in game with prosthetic leg after boating accident

East Carolina sophomore Parker Byrd appeared in Friday's season-opening win against Rider with a prosthetic leg after having part of his right leg amputated following a 2022 boating accident.
Sports
February 18

Payne scores 21, grabs 11 rebounds to lead Minnesota's 81-70 win over Rutgers

Pharrel Payne had 21 points and 11 rebounds, Elijah Hawkins added 16 points and Minnesota defeated Rutgers 81-70 on Sunday night.
Sports
February 18

Brittney Griner's No. 42 jersey retired by Baylor in her 1st game on campus since she played

Brittney Griner's No. 42 jersey was retired by Baylor on Sunday, when the two-time AP national player of the year and career blocks leader attended a Bears home game for the first time since her senior season 11 years ago. The standout center even did an impromptu slam dunk.
Colleges
February 18
Ohio State interim coach Jake Diebler shouted encouragement during the first half of the Buckeyes' 73-69 upset over No. 2 Purdue an NCAA college baske

Ohio State upsets No. 2 Purdue in interim coach's debut

The Buckeyes stunned the Boilermakers on Sunday in interim coach Jake Diebler's debut, winning 73-69 a day after the NCAA tournament selection committee picked the Boilermakers as the early favorite to be the No. 1 overall seed during March Madness.
Colleges
February 18
Kamilla Cardoso had 16 points and 16 rebounds as No. 1 South Carolina rallied past Georgia 70-56 on Sunday to win its record 43rd consecutive Southeas

Cardoso, No. 1 South Carolina beat Georgia 70-56 for SEC record 43rd consecutive regular-season win

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley knows better than anyone how hard it is to win in the Southeastern Conference.
Sports
February 17

Freeman, Stuart rally Milwaukee past Northern Kentucky 73-72

BJ Freeman had 26 points and Angelo Stuart hit a game-winning 3-pointer with one second left to rally Milwaukee to a 73-72 victory over Northern Kentucky on Saturday night.
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February 17

Anthony's 20 lead St. Thomas over South Dakota 83-80

Raheem Anthony had 20 points in St. Thomas' 83-80 win against South Dakota on Saturday night.
Sports
February 17

Top-ranked UConn uses a balanced attack, routs No. 4 Marquette

UConn is the No.1 team in the nation and the defending national champions, yet the Huskies went into Saturday's matchup with No. 4 Marquette coveting something the Golden Eagles won a year ago: a Big East championship.
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February 17

Iowa beats No. 20 Wisconsin 88-86 in overtime on last-second shot

Tony Perkins' layup with 1.3 seconds left gave Iowa an 88-86 overtime win over No. 20 Wisconsin on Saturday.
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February 17

Big money: Texas coach Sarkisian getting salary increase to more than $10 million per year

Texas coach Steve Sarkisian's contract extension will push his guaranteed salary to $10.3 million this year, making him one of the highest-paid coaches in the country after leading the Longhorns to the Big 12 championship and their first appearance in the College Football Playoff.
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February 17

Purdue, reigning NCAA champion UConn headline the early list of top seeds for March Madness

Purdue and reigning national champion Connecticut have certainly appeared to separate themselves from the rest of the top teams in college basketball with only a month left until Selection Sunday.