College sports

Wisconsin players and fans celebrate Wisconsin's 64-54 upset victory over Michigan in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
January 19, 2019 - 8:38 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ethan Happ and the Wisconsin Badgers finally closed out a tight game. Against No. 2 Michigan, too. Happ had 26 points and 10 rebounds as Wisconsin handed the Wolverines their first loss of the season, breaking away in the final minute for a 64-54 victory Saturday. Fans rushed...
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Tennessee guard Jordan Bone (0) reacts from a foul made by Alabama in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee won 71-68 (AP Photo/Shawn Millsaps)
January 19, 2019 - 8:16 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee did its part with a walk-off win of sorts against Alabama. Enough for a No. 1 ranking? All the Volunteers can do now is sit and wait. Grant Williams scored 21 points, Alabama was called for traveling with 3.2 seconds left and No. 3 Tennessee rallied past the...
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Duke's RJ Barrett reacts following a basket against Virginia during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Duke won 72-70. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 19, 2019 - 8:12 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 1 Duke and fourth-ranked Virginia kept trading baskets — and the lead — down the stretch of another classic at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Here's the difference: The Blue Devils had RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson and a defense that —even without key on-the-ball defender Tre Jones—...
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Indiana guard Romeo Langford (0) gets tied up with Purdue guard Nojel Eastern (20) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Purdue defeated Indiana 70-55. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
January 19, 2019 - 5:08 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Nojel Eastern delivered at both ends of the court, much to the delight of the Purdue fans at Mackey Arena. Eastern had 10 points, 10 rebounds and stopped star freshman guard Romeo Langford, leading the Boilermakers past No. 25 Indiana 70-55 Saturday. Carsen Edwards...
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West Virginia guard Jermaine Haley (10) drives while defended by Kansas guard Quentin Grimes (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)
January 19, 2019 - 4:29 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self left his postgame news conference, saw West Virginia's Bob Huggins down a hallway and stopped for a handshake. "Go win the rest of them," Self said. Wishful thinking, perhaps. But Huggins will gladly take this one over his friend in what has become a...
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FILE - At left, in an Aug. 9, 2018, file photo, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Jacksonville, Fla. At right, in a Nov. 19, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay watches on the sideline during an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, in Los Angeles. One way or another, the NFC Championship between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints will be won by a coach named Sean _ and with an Irish surname _ who designs and calls plays for one of the most innovative and productive offenses in the NFL. (AP Photo/File)
January 19, 2019 - 11:54 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One way or another, the NFC Championship between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints will be won by a coach named Sean — with an Irish surname — who designs and calls plays for one of the most innovative and productive offenses in the NFL. The ties between the Saints'...
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January 18, 2019 - 10:08 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A jury has found a former Utah State University football player guilty of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college. The jury convicted 25-year-old Torrey Green of five counts of rape, one charge of object rape, a count of forcible sexual abuse and one charge of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie watches from the sideline during the first half an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn. The University of Connecticut has announced it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules under former basketball coach Kevin Ollie, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The school said it also will restrict its recruiting and pay a fine of $5,000.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
January 18, 2019 - 9:29 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut announced Friday that it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules by its basketball program under former coach Kevin Ollie. UConn fired Ollie after a 14-18 season a year...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2018, file photo, Miami's Dewan Hernandez speaks to the media during a news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C. Miami Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga says junior forward Dewan Hernandez deserves to be declared eligible by the NCAA because he unwittingly became entangled in a college basketball corruption case when he was duped by an AAU coach. Larranaga spoke at length about Hernandez’s status for the first time Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, as the school awaited an NCAA ruling. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
January 18, 2019 - 2:39 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga says junior forward Dewan Hernandez deserves to be declared eligible by the NCAA because he unwittingly became entangled in a college basketball corruption case when he was duped by an AAU coach. Larranaga spoke at length about...
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David Smoak interviews University of Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray during the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award at the Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler, Texas, on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. Six exceptional college athletes were selected as finalists for this year's award. (Chelsea Purgahn/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP)
January 18, 2019 - 8:43 am
Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is considering a football career instead of baseball, but what kind of an NFL prospect is the undersized quarterback? On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , ESPN's Tom Luginbill joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss Murray's choice. Luginbill says if...
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