Men's college basketball

Yeshiva forward Michael Bixon hugs forward Daniel Katz, back to camera, after the team's 102-83 win over Penn State-Harrisburg in the second round of the NCAA men's Division III college basketball tournament Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)
March 08, 2020 - 1:27 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — First came the prayer ceremony at the conclusion of the Sabbath with their families, then, the celebration on the basketball court and the overflowing joy of March Madness victory. Yeshiva University beat Penn State Harrisburg 102-83 on Saturday to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA...
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Dayton's Obi Toppin (1) and Jalen Crutcher (10) celebrate during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against George Washington, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Tribble)
March 08, 2020 - 12:05 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Dayton put the lid on a historic regular season by cutting down the nets as runaway Atlantic 10 Conference champions. The No. 3 Flyers now look to the postseason to add another chapter to what has been one of college basketball's best stories. Obi Toppin had 27 points --...
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Kentucky head coach John Calipari screams at players after Florida scored during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Youngblood)
March 07, 2020 - 8:38 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari went around the locker room at halftime and picked on just about everyone. His harshest criticism was directed toward star forward Nick Richards. “Nick, you are so bad right now," Calipari recalled. "We're not going away from you, so you can...
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Boston College's Derryck Thornton, right is fouled while attempting a shot by Florida State's Devin Vassell in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7 2020, in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State won 80-62. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
March 07, 2020 - 8:00 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The banner was ready. So was the ladder. Balsa Koprivica scored 15 points, and No. 7 Florida State won its first Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title in school history with an 80-62 victory over Boston College on Saturday. Dominik Olejniczak added a season-high 14...
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Kansas' Ochai Agbaji (30) celebrates after an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
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March 07, 2020 - 5:11 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — No. 1 Kansas had the outright Big 12 title wrapped up before going back on the court after halftime. The Jayhawks then finished off something that hadn't been done in the conference in a decade. Devon Dotson scored 17 points while Udoka Azubuike had 15 points and 11 rebounds...
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Yeshiva University players, foreground, warm up in a mostly empty Goldfarb Gymnasium at Johns Hopkins University before playing against Worcester Polytechnic Institute in a first-round game at the men's Division III NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Baltimore, The university held the tournament without spectators after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Maryland. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams)
March 06, 2020 - 8:47 pm
Less than two weeks away from the start of the NCAA Division I men's and women's basketball tournaments, the association is considering how to proceed safely amid an outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19. The NCAA's COVID-19 advisory panel said Friday it is “not recommending cancellation or public...
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Yeshiva University and Worcester Polytechnic Institute vie for the opening tipoff during the first half in a first-round game at the men's Division III NCAA college basketball tournament at Johns Hopkins University's Goldfarb Gymnasium, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Baltimore. The university held the tournament without spectators after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Maryland. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams)
March 06, 2020 - 6:47 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — In what was believed to be the first U.S. sports event held without fans because of the new coronavirus, Yeshiva University beat Worcester Polytechnic Institute in a Division III men's basketball NCAA Tournament game Friday in an empty gym at Johns Hopkins University. Players on...
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Yeshiva University Maccabees huddle around guard Ryan Turell (11) before a game against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), in New York, Feb. 25, 2020. The Maccabees won the Skyline Conference quarterfinal 75-57. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)
March 05, 2020 - 10:53 pm
A hotel in a Baltimore suburb on Thursday canceled the reservation of the Yeshiva University men's basketball team over fears of novel coronavirus, the coach of the Maccabees told The Associated Press. Later Thursday, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore said the games on campus involving Yeshiva...
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Rhode Island's Rhode Island's Jeff Dowtin (11) makes a move to the basket as Dayton's Ibi Watson (2) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Kingston, R.I. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)
March 04, 2020 - 11:39 pm
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Obi Toppin's whole family was there to celebrate his birthday with him: mom and dad, grandfather and grandmother, a pair of aunts and some godparents — all wearing shirts that were a mashup of the Dayton and Rhode Island logos. And then there was his little brother, Jacob,...
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Seton Hall's Shavar Reynolds (33) faces off against Villanova's Justin Moore during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 04, 2020 - 10:41 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored 20 points and No. 14 Villanova overcame some late free-throw shooting woes to prevent No. 8 Seton Hall from clinching the Big East regular-season title with a 79-77 victory on Wednesday night. Justin Moore and Jermaine Samuels added 19 points apiece and...
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