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Northwestern center Barret Benson, center, reacts as he celebrates with guard Bryant McIntosh, left, and forward Vic Law after scoring a basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Evanston, Ill. Northwestern won 68-55. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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  • Northwestern center Barret Benson, center, reacts as he celebrates with guard Bryant McIntosh, left, and forward Vic Law after scoring a basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Evanston, Ill. Northwestern won 68-55. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Rolling Northwestern dreaming of 1st NCAA Tournament berth

    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Bryant McIntosh is close enough he can see it when he closes his eyes. They all can, up and down the coaching staff and throughout the roster. With every 3-pointer, every shutdown performance, they move one step closer to the sweetest of uncharted territory for Northwestern. At long last, the NCAA […]
  • Gonzaga coach Mark Few yells at an official during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Pepperdine, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Malibu, Calif.. Gonzaga won 96-49. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

    Gonzaga moves to No. 1 for second time in school history

    Gonzaga, the last unbeaten team in Division I, moved to No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the second time in school history. The Zags (22-0) jumped up from third when Villanova and Kansas both were beaten in a week when seven of the top 10 lost. Gonzaga received 46 first-place votes […]
  • Gonzaga guard Johnathan Williams, left, blocks a shot by Pepperdine guard Elijah Lee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Malibu, Calif.. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

    Gonzaga possibly on the verge of second No. 1 ranking

    The week in college basketball started with three of the top four teams in The AP Top 25 losing by Wednesday. The hits to ranked teams kept coming, leading to what’s sure to be a major upheaval in Monday’s poll. Through all the chaos, one team stayed steady: No. 3 Gonzaga. After rolling through a […]
  • Virginia's Isaiah Wilkins, center, right, goes up to shoot with Villanova's Eric Paschall, center, defending during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

    DiVincenzo beats buzzer as No. 1 Nova tops No. 12 Virginia

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh Hart was on his back, saw the basketball rest on the rim and wondered how it got there as 20,000 frenzied fans held their breath. “I was like, ‘Wait a minute, I thought I missed it,'” Hart said. He did miss the potential winner. But in an engrossing game stuffed with […]
  • Gonzaga guard Johnathan Williams, left, blocks a shot by Pepperdine guard Elijah Lee during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Malibu, Calif.. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

    No. 3 Gonzaga could lead Top 25 after thumping Pepperdine

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Gonzaga sure tried to present itself as the top team in the country Saturday night. Now to see if they’ve convinced the voters. The No. 3 Bulldogs are the last unbeaten team in the country and looked every bit of it in a dominant 96-49 victory over outmanned Pepperdine. Gonzaga pushed […]
  • Colorado guard George King, center, is trapped with the ball by Oregon guard Dylan Ennis, left, and forward Jordan Bell late in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Colorado beats No. 10 Oregon 74-65, ends Ducks’ streak at 17

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Derrick White scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half, keying Colorado’s 74-65 upset of No. 10 Oregon that snapped the Ducks’ 17-game winning streak on Saturday night. Xavier Johnson added 13 points as the Buffaloes (12-10, 2-7 Pac-12) kept the Ducks winless in seven trips all-time in Boulder. […]
  • Kansas' Josh Jackson (11) shoots while defended by Kentucky's Edrice "Bam" Adebayo (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Lexington, Ky.  (AP Photo/James Crisp)

    No. 2 Kansas rallies past No. 4 Kentucky 79-73 in Challenge

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Second-ranked Kansas missed all of its 3-point attempts in the first half, and still the Jayhawks kept on shooting. That confidence paid off in one of college basketball’s toughest, loudest environments. Josh Jackson calmly made consecutive 3-pointers to jumpstart the Jayhawks, Frank Mason III had 21 points and Kansas beat No. […]
  • Syracuse's John Gillon, right, under pressure from Florida State's CJ Walker, left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

    White, Gillon lead Syracuse past No. 6 FSU 82-72

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — All of a sudden, Syracuse is showing signs of emerging from its struggles this season. Andrew White scored 24 points, John Gillon had 21 points and matched his career high with 11 assists, and Syracuse beat No. 6 Florida State 82-72 on Saturday. Syracuse (13-9, 5-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) won its […]
  • Miami guard Ja'Quan Newton (0) goes to the basket as North Carolina forward Justin Jackson (44) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    No. 9 North Carolina outhustled by Miami, 77-62

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams’ team trailed by double figures in the second half against Miami when there was a scramble for a rebound. Like the game, it wasn’t much of a contest. “The ball was lying on the floor, and we didn’t have anybody dive for it,” Williams said. […]
  • FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2009, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers guard Chris Kemoeatu celebrates following Pittsburgh's 27-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL Super Bowl 43 football game in Tampa, Fla. No team has won more Super Bowls than the Steelers with six titles in the 50-year history of the event. Few franchises have been around for so long with so little accolade as the Arizona Cardinals, who date back to St. Louis and Chicago. The Cardinals nearly pulled off a championship stunner following a 2008 season during which their 9-7 record was good enough to win a weak division. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

    Patriots-Falcons, the latest case of trophy inequity

    The New England Patriots are in the Super Bowl for the ninth time in the last 31 years, chasing their fifth championship next weekend in Houston. No coach or player in the current NFL could have a more palpable been-here-before feeling than Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. All four of their Super Bowl victories have […]