Tag: College basketball

COFFEYVILLE — Allen Community College could not continue its best stretch of the basketball season Saturday. The Red Devils saw their three-game winning streak come to an end with an 81-61 loss at sixth-ranked Coffeyville…

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — This has already been the most turbulent college basketball season in history. There’s a genuine fear that COVID-19 will give new meaning to March Madness if, at any point, it forces a…

The NCAA Tournament bubble is typically populated with teams from small conferences and middle-of-the-pack big conference schools. A pandemic that has wreaked havoc on the college basketball season is also reshaping the curve. Perennial power…

Move over, Duke and North Carolina. Make way, UCLA and Kansas. The Top 25 has a decided blue-collar — rather than blueblood — look these days. When the Bruins and Jayhawks slid out of the…

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tyson Etienne scored a career-high 29 points, making a season-best five 3-pointers, and Wichita State battled past Mississippi 83-79 on Saturday, wresting the lead away with just under two minutes left.…

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — RJ Nembhard scored 21 points and TCU held on for a 67-60 victory over Kansas State on Saturday for the Horned Frogs’ fifth straight victory. Nembhard was 8-of-16 shooting with Kevin…

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Selton Miguel made a game-winning 3-pointer with 9.6 seconds left as Kansas State held off Omaha for a 60-58 victory on Tuesday night. Sam’i Roe missed a 3-pointer for Omaha (2-8)…

The architect of one of the most surprising upsets  in the young NCAA college basketball season is a familiar name to local sports fans. Todd Johnston, a 2009 Crest High graduate, is an assistant coach…

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) — Nijel Pack and DaJuan Gordon scored 14 points each as Kansas State battled past Missouri-Kansas City 62-58 Monday, picking up the Wildcats’ first win. Pack, a freshman, scored the game’s first…

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina started its first game of the relocated Maui Invitational so badly that it faced an immediate double-digit hole as its Hall of Fame coach benched multiple starters. The 14th-ranked…