Atlantic Coast RUMORS & NEWS

  • No. 14 Louisville pulls away from Grand Canyon

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- The last time Louisville coach Rick Pitino came to Phoenix, his Cardinals beat teams fronted by Draymond Green and Bradley Beal en route to a 2012 Final Four berth after winning the NCAA West Regional. But Pitino said he had never seen anything like the show put on by Grand Canyon..." December 04

  • Tennessee uses balanced attack to rout Georgia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Shembari Phillips scored 14 points and orchestrated a balanced Tennessee attack, leading the Volunteers to an 81-58 blowout win over visiting Georgia Tech on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. With starting point guard Jordan Bone recovering from a stress..." December 03

  • No. 22 Syracuse holds off North Florida

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Syracuse Orange found their 3-point shooting stroke where they left it -- at the Carrier Dome. The 22nd-ranked Orange sank 13 of 24 3-point attempts (54.2 percent) Saturday afternoon as they built a 24-point lead and held on for a 77-71 win over the North Florida..." December 03

  • Kennard scores 35 in Duke's victory

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke freshman Jayson Tatum's long-awaited collegiate debut came with quite a bit of fanfare Saturday. Teammates Luke Kennard and Amile Jefferson weren't about to be overshadowed. Kennard nearly stole the show with 35 points as No. 5 Duke blasted Maine 94-55 in a game..." December 03

  • Collins leads Wake Forest past Richmond

    The Sports Xchange "John Collins scored 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Wake Forest never trailed in a 75-67 victory over Richmond on Saturday at the Robins Center in Richmond, Va. The Demon Deacons (6-2) avenged a loss from last season, aided by a 45-31 edge in rebounding. Austin Arians' 15..." December 03

  • Henderson, Dorn lead North Carolina State past Boston University

    The Sports Xchange "Terry Henderson scored 23 points and Torin Dorn had 22 points as North Carolina State withstood Boston University's strong start to the second half to beat the Terriers 77-73 on Saturday at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. Dennis Smith Jr. added 15 points as N.C. State (6-2) avoided consecutive..." December 03

  • Robinson scores 27 points as Boston College beats Dartmouth

    The Sports Xchange "Jerome Robinson tied his career high with 27 points as Boston College routed Dartmouth 88-70 on Saturday afternoon at Conte Forum in Boston. Robinson, the third-leading scorer in the Atlantic Coast Conference entering the game (19.0 points per game), also scored 27 his last time out in a..." December 03

  • West Virginia snaps No. 6 Virginia's home win streak

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Recently, fans who flock to John Paul Jones Arena expect nothing less than a dominating victory from their Virginia basketball team. In fact, the Cavaliers' previous home loss came in January 2015 at the hands of Duke. Saturday was a much different story...." December 03

  • Miami gets past Wofford 74-56

    The Sports Xchange "Miami led all the way but had to survive a shaky start to the second half before pulling away from Wofford for a 74-56 victory on Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. Senior guard Ja'Quan Newton scored 15 points to lead four players in double figures for the Hurricanes (6-2), who..." December 03

  • Duquesne knocks of Pitt

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Emile Blackman scored 21 points and reached a career milestone, and Duquesne knocked off the Pittsburgh Panthers 64-55 Friday at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pa. Blackman reached 1,000 points for his career and led the Dukes to a second-half comeback. Junior forward Eric..." December 02

  • No. 13 Indiana holds off No. 3 North Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- They've made a habit of knocking off top-three teams in recent years, but the Indiana Hoosiers had to learn a lesson in togetherness before their latest eyebrow-raising triumph. Eight days ago, they were the guys ranked third and undefeated. They were confident and..." December 01

  • No. 6 Virginia rallies past Ohio State 63-61

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- When Virginia guard Marial Shayok missed two potential game-sealing free throws late in the game, the junior knew he needed to make a play on the defensive end. One play later, Ohio State had the chance to win the game with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer as JaQuan Lyle..." December 01

  • Blossomgame, Clemson slip past Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "CLEMSON, S.C. -- Forward Jaron Blossomgame scored 15 points as Clemson held off Nebraska 60-58 Wednesday night in an ACC/Big Ten Challenge game at Littlejohn Coliseum. Clemson (4-2) helped the Atlantic Coast Conference clinch a victory in the annual series. The Tigers led 58-54 with..." December 01

  • Duke blows past Michigan State in second half

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke wasn't going to let some off-the-mark shooting keep it down for long. The fifth-ranked Blue Devils hit enough shots to burst into the lead and went on to defeat Michigan State 78-69 in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge on Tuesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium. "Coach..." November 30

  • Duke, Michigan State condemn fan's sign referencing Flint water crisis

    ESPN "Both Michigan State and Duke on Wednesday condemned a sign displayed by a Blue Devils fan Tuesday night that referenced the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. "The water tastes better in North Carolina," the sign read during host Duke's 78-69 victory in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Tuesday..." November 30

  • Virginia Tech rallies past Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Down by as many as 15 points in the first half Wednesday night, Virginia Tech rallied and knocked off Michigan 73-70 in the ACC/Big 10 Challenge at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Hokies (6-1) never led until guard Seth Allen converted a jumper in the lane with 1:46 left in the game..." November 30

  • Hill gets Illinois over hump in victory over N.C. State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior swingman Malcolm Hill and sophomore forward Leron Black scored 30 of their 37 points in the second half to spark Illinois to an 88-74 victory over North Carolina State in ACC/Big Ten Challenge play on Tuesday night in Champaign, Ill. Hill, who subsisted on five free throws in the..." November 30

  • Reed helps Miami hold off Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "Miami went on a 17-0 scoring run in the second half to build a 21-point lead, and hung on for a 73-61 victory over Rutgers in an ACC-Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday night in Coral Gables, Fla. Miami senior guard Davon Reed led all scorers with 18 points as the Hurricanes (5-2) snapped their..." November 30

  • Irish dump Iowa in Big Ten-ACC Challenge

    The Sports Xchange "Bonzie Colson collected a game-high 24 points and 17 rebounds as Notre Dame broke open a tight contest in the second half for a 92-78 victory over Iowa in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge on Tuesday at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind. The unranked Irish (7-0) won their fifth of the season at..." November 30

  • No. 14 Louisville defeats No. 15 Purdue in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

    The Sports Xchange "LOUISVILLE -- Limiting Purdue's fearsome low-post game to modest numbers, No. 14 Louisville beat the No. 15 Boilermakers 71-64 in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge Wednesday night at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville. Louisville coach Rick Pitino spent most of the lead-up to Wednesday night's..." November 30

  • Penn State outlasts Georgia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Three Penn State players finished in double figures to lead the Nittany Lions to a 67-60 win over Georgia Tech in an ACC/Big Ten Challenge game on Tuesday at University Park, Pa. Mike Watkins turned in a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds, and Shep Garner led the Nittany Lions..." November 29

  • No. 17 Wisconsin subdues No. 22 Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin sophomore forward Ethan Happ and senior forward Nigel Hayes did a masterful job navigating through Syracuse's 2-3 zone defense. Happ scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to pace No. 17 Wisconsin to a 77-60 victory over No. 22 Syracuse in the Big..." November 29

  • Northwestern pulls ahead late, tops Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "Bryant McIntosh broke a 53-53 tie with five straight points, giving Northwestern the lead for good in a 65-58 win on Monday night over Wake Forest in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. McIntosh, a junior point guard, also tacked on a 3-pointer from the left..." November 29

  • Ikey Obiagu commits to Florida State

    ESPN "ESPN 100 center Ikey Obiagu committed to Florida State on Monday. Obiagu also visited Baylor, Maryland, Georgia Tech and Long Beach State. "Big competition in the ACC," Obiagu told ESPN in a text message. "Huge chance to play and make an impact right away. Great coaches and..." November 29

  • Pitt builds big led, holds off Maryland comeback

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Michael Young had 25 points and senior guard Jamel Artis, from nearby Baltimore, had 15 of his 22 points in the first half as Pittsburgh withstood a late surge to beat Maryland 73-59 on Tuesday in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge as the XFINITY Center in College Park, Md. It was the..." November 29

  • Florida State lands Minnesota its first loss

    The Sports Xchange "Minnesota lost for the first time this season and Florida State remained unbeaten at home with a 75-67 victory on Monday night in the opener of the 18th annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge in Tallahassee, Fla. Guard Dwayne Bacon, as he has done in every game but one this year, led Florida State in..." November 28

  • LeDay, Hill, Robinson guide Va. Tech past Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "Virginia Tech forward Zach LeDay and guards Ahmed Hill and Justin Robinson combined for 30 points in the second half Sunday to lead the Hokies to a 66-53 victory in the third-place game of the Wooden Legacy in Anaheim, Calif. LeDay scored 10 of his team-high 19 points, and Hill and Robinson..." November 27

  • Hill, Stone lead Florida past Miami

    The Sports Xchange "Florida got a game-high 16 points from junior guard Kasey Hill and a career performance from freshman forward Keith Stone to post a 65-56 victory over Miami on Sunday in the third-place game of the AdvoCare Invitational at HP Field House in Orlando, Fla. Stone came into the game with only..." November 27

  • Okogie lifts Georgia Tech with record 38 points

    The Sports Xchange "Josh Okogie set a school freshman scoring record with 38 points and Georgia Tech beat Tulane 82-68 on Saturday at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta. Okogie broke the record of 33 set by Mark Price in 1982 and Dion Glover in 1998 as the Yellow Jackets improved to 4-1 under first-year coach Josh..." November 26

  • South Carolina takes down No. 18 Syracuse

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- South Carolina coach Frank Martin reached back into his memory bank to figure out a way to break down Syracuse's vaunted 2-3 zone. Martin watched tape of when his Kanas State team played Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament over four years ago and figured out a way to bust the..." November 26

  • No. 6 Duke routs Appalachian State as Allen scores 21

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke guard Grayson Allen scored all 21 of his points in the first half before limping to the bench in the second half during the sixth-ranked Blue Devils' 93-58 romp past Appalachian State on Saturday afternoon at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Allen's latest ailment was described..." November 26

  • N.C. State nips Loyola behind Smith's 30

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- Guard Dennis Smith Jr. scored 30 points, including a pair of free throws with 16.7 seconds remaining, as North Carolina State defeated Loyola of Chicago 79-77 on Saturday at PNC Arena. Smith, a freshman guard, also had seven assists. He has reached the 20-point mark in four..." November 26

  • Cline, Richmond get consolation with victory over BC

    The Sports Xchange "T.J. Cline scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Richmond broke open a close game in the second half to post a 67-54 victory over Boston College in the consolation game of the Barclay's Center Classic in Brooklyn on Saturday night. Cline, whose mother -- Naismith Hall of Famer Nancy..." November 26

  • No. 7 Virginia captures Emerald Coast Classic title

    The Sports Xchange "NICEVILLE, Fla. -- In Tony Bennett's early seasons at Virginia, Cavaliers fans became frustrated with the team's inability to win a regular-season tournament. Since then, much has changed. Seventh-ranked Virginia captured its fourth consecutive regular-season tournament title with a..." November 26

  • Miami dismisses Rashad Muhammad

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "After serving a three-game suspension to start the year, Miami guard Rashad Muhammad was eligible to play in his first game of the season for the men's basketball team at the AdvoCare Invitational this week. But shortly before tip-off of its game against Stanford on Thursday afternoon in..." November 26

  • Ryan leads Notre Dame over Chicago State

    The Sports Xchange "Matt Ryan came off the bench to score a career-high 23 points to help Notre Dame remain unbeaten with a 91-60 victory over Chicago State on Saturday at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind. Ryan made 7 of 14 shots from 3-point range to lead four players who scored in double figures for Notre..." November 26

  • No. 25 Florida State Seminoles downs Illinois

    The Sports Xchange "No. 25 Florida State's hot start to the 2016 season was derailed Thursday in an upset loss to Temple. On Friday, the Seminoles got right. Guard Dwayne Bacon scored 17 points in the third-place game of the NIT Season Tip-Off and No. 25 Florida State downed Illinois 72-61 at the Barclays..." November 25

  • Texas A&M overcomes huge deficit, downs Va. Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Texas A&M overcame a 17-point second-half deficit to defeat Virginia Tech 68-65 Friday in the first semifinal of the Wooden Legacy basketball tournament. The Aggies, who did not lead until the 2:03 mark of the second half, will face the winner of the game between Nebraska and No. 14 UCLA..." November 25

  • Pitt cruises to 76-63 win over Morehead State

    The Sports Xchange "Michael Young scored 20 points and Jamel Artis added 17 points as Pitt led wire to wire in a 76-63 win over Morehead State on Friday at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh. The Eagles (2-2) were without head coach Sean Woods, who was suspended with pay earlier in the week while the..." November 25

  • K-State tops BC to advance to Barclays Center Classic championship

    The Sports Xchange "Kansas State built a big lead and then coasted to a 72-54 victory over Boston College on Friday in the semifinals of the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn, N.Y. The Wildcats advanced to play in the championship Saturday night. Kansas State (5-0) was led by Xavier Sneed with 16 points. Dean..." November 25

  • No. 7 Virginia smothers Iowa 74-41

    The Sports Xchange "No. 7 Virginia continued its dominance in the early going of the 2016-17 season with a 74-41 win over Iowa in the semifinals of Friday night's Emerald Coast Classic. The win marked the fifth straight double-digit triumph for the Cavaliers who will play in the championship game Saturday...." November 25

  • Burton helps No. 21 Iowa State knock off Miami

    The Sports Xchange "The two coaches had slightly different wishes as the teams broke for halftime of Friday's first semifinal of the Advocare Invitational at the HP Fieldhouse at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando. Iowa State's Steve Prohm wanted his team to continue the same kind of defensive..." November 25

  • Blossomgame leads Clemson past High Point

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Jaron Blossomgame scored a season-high 27 points Friday night as Clemson held off scrappy High Point 83-74 in a non-conference game at Clemson's Littlejohn Coliseum. Blossomgame, a preseason first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference pick, made 10 of 15 shots from the floor and..." November 25

  • Baylor rally jolts No. 10 Louisville in Bahamas

    The Sports Xchange "Call the Baylor Bears the Comeback Kids. The 20th-ranked Bears rallied from a 20-point deficit in the second half to beat No. 10 Louisville 66-63 in the 2016 Battle 4 Atlantis title game on Friday in Imperial Arena on Paradise Island, Bahamas. Baylor (6-0) completed its third..." November 25

  • No. 4 Tar Heels pull away from Badgers to win Maui

    The Sports Xchange "National championships are won in March -- not in Maui -- but No. 4 North Carolina made an early statement with a 71-56 victory over No. 16 Wisconsin in the championship game of the Maui Invitational on Wednesday night at the Lahaina Civic Center. Tournament MVP Joel Berry II scored 22..." November 24

  • Temple rallies to beat No. 25 Florida State

    The Sports Xchange "Temple guard Shizz Alston Jr. has officially thawed, Owls' fans. Thanks in part to surprising hot long-range shooting by Alston, Temple was able to storm back from 18 points down in the second half on Thursday to upset No. 25 Florida State 89-86 in the semifinal game of the NIT Season..." November 24

  • Robinson's play helps Virginia Tech rout New Mexico

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Justin Robinson delivered a game-high 22 points and eight assists with no turnovers to guide Virginia Tech to a 92-72 win over New Mexico on Thursday afternoon in a Wooden Legacy quarterfinal at Titan Gym in Fullerton, Calif. The Hokies earned their first 4-0 start in four..." November 24

  • Newton, Lawrence pace Hurricanes past Cardinal

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Ja'Quan Newton and guard/forward Anthony Lawrence combined for 38 points and Miami picked up the defensive intensity in the second half for a 67-53 victory over Stanford on Thursday in a first-round game of the Advocare Invitational at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in..." November 24

  • No. 10 Louisville rebuffs Old Dominion in OT

    The Sports Xchange "No. 10 Louisville hit 14 of 18 free throws in overtime to sink Old Dominion's upset bid 68-62 Wednesday night in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis at Paradise Island, Bahamas. Louisville (4-0) advances to play Wichita State (5-0) in Thursday's semifinals, while Old Dominion (2-1)..." November 24

  • No, 10 Louisville knocks off Wichita State

    The Sports Xchange "With less than 14 hours between beating Old Dominion in overtime and tipoff against undefeated Wichita State, Rick Pitino knew he needed help. So he called an old friend. Pitino dialed up his old 2-3 zone during a 55-minute walk-through Thanksgiving morning. And it worked. No. 10..." November 24

  • Five-star recruit announces he's going to Duke in a mini James Bond movie

    Fox Sports "6-foot-9 forward Wendell Carter, a senior at Pace Academy in Atlanta, was one of the top players in the nation yet to make a decision on what school he'll attend in 2017. Carter had narrowed down the list to Georgia, Georgia Tech, Harvard and Duke - and he announced his choice Wednesday in an..." November 23

  • Jackson, Allen pace No. 6 Duke past William & Mary

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke is counting on rebounding from various sources with a smaller lineup and there's no shortage of contributors in that area. The sixth-ranked Blue Devils limited William & Mary's second-chance opportunities in pulling away for an 88-67 victory on Wednesday night at Cameron..." November 23

  • Berry leads Tar Heels to Maui final

    The Sports Xchange "Joel Berry II turned in a stellar performance to help No. 4 North Carolina avenge a very old loss with a resounding 107-75 victory over Oklahoma State in a Maui Invitational semifinal game Tuesday night at Lahaina Civic Center in Lahaina, Hawaii. Berry recorded 24 points, five rebounds, four..." November 23

  • Wake withstands Coastal Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "Wake Forest reserve guard Brandon Childress scored seven points during a second-half stretch after visiting Coastal Carolina made a run, helping the Demon Deacons withstand a challenge in an 86-74 victory Wednesday night at Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. Forward John Collins scored 20..." November 23

  • Lammers leads Georgia Tech past Sam Houston State

    The Sports Xchange "Center Ben Lammers scored 19 points to lead five Georgia Tech players in double figures as the Yellow Jackets earned a 81-73 win over Sam Houston University on Tuesday at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta. Lammers, a 6-foot-10 junior from San Antonio, shot 6 of 8 from the field and added seven..." November 22

  • No. 17 Syracuse shuts down South Carolina State

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- As coaches Murray Garvin of South Carolina State and Syracuse's Jim Boeheim shook hands after Tuesday night's game, Gavin jokingly said he had wished that Boeheim had stayed with the full-court press that he used for several minutes in the first half. That's because the..." November 22

  • Report: Five-star forward Wendell Carter expected to commit to Duke men's basketball Wednesday

    The Duke Chronicle "Another year, another package deal. Five-star Class of 2017 forward Wendell Carter is expected to commit to Duke Wednesday, joining five-star shooting guard Gary Trent Jr. as the Blue Devils' first two five-star commits, CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein reported Tuesday afternoon. Duke has also locked..." November 22

  • No. 4 North Carolina routs Chaminade in Maui

    The Sports Xchange "Isaiah Hicks scored 22 points and Kennedy Meeks recorded a double-double, helping high-flying North Carolina soar past Chaminade 104-61 in the first round of the Maui Invitational on Monday night at the Lahaina Civic Center in Lahaina, Hawaii. Meeks had 20 points and 10 rebounds for..." November 22

  • Young's double-double leads Pitt over Yale

    The Sports Xchange "Michael Young scored 24 points to lead Pittsburgh to a 75-70 win over Yale on Tuesday night at the Petersen Events Center. Young notched 15 of those points in the first half, and he added 10 rebounds for a double-double as Pittsburgh improved to 4-1 on the season. Young, a junior forward and..." November 22

  • Robinson scores 24, BC outlasts Towson

    The Sports Xchange "Jerome Robinson continued his hot streak, scoring a career-high 24 points to lead Boston College to an 80-70 home victory over Towson in a non-bracket game of the Barclays Center Classic on Tuesday night at Chestnut Hill, Mass. Robinson, who came in averaging 19.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and..." November 22

  • No. 7 Virginia obliterates Grambling

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Virginia's current roster boasts 15 players, 13 of which are available to play with two redshirting this season. On Tuesday night, all 13 scored a point. No. 7 Virginia continued its home dominance with a 90-34 thrashing of Grambling State in the second round of the..." November 22

  • Farrell lifts Notre Dame past Northwestern

    The Sports Xchange "Matt Farrell scored five points in the final seconds, leading Notre Dame to a 70-66 win over Northwestern on Tuesday in the final of the Legends Classic at Barclays Center in New York. Farrell's driving layup with 14 seconds to play produced a three-point play that gave the Irish a 68-66..." November 22

  • John Calipari Takes a Jab at Louisville Alum Kenny Payne

    Nation of Blue "John Calipari cracked a funny joke about the University of Louisville and associate head coach Kenny Payne during his media availability today. Payne, of course, went to school and played basketball for the Cardinals." November 22

  • No. 22 Creighton blasts N.C. State, gains Paradise Jam final

    The Sports Xchange "Spurred by some heated moments early in the second half Sunday, Creighton steadily pulled away from North Carolina State over the final 12 minutes to earn a 112-94 victory over the Wolfpack in the second round of the Paradise Jam tournament at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. The No. 22-ranked..." November 21

  • Smith's season high paces N.C. State past Saint Joseph's

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dennis Smith Jr. scored a season-high 24 points as North Carolina State defeated Saint Joseph's 73-63 in the third-place game of the Paradise Jam on Monday night in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. Guard Torin Dorn's 19 points and guard Terry Henderson's 15 points gave the..." November 21

  • Notre Dame beats Colorado to stay unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Bonzie Colson recorded the fifth double-double of his career, scoring 22 points and grabbing 13 rebounds in Notre Dame's 89-81 win over Colorado on Monday in the first game of the Legends Classic at the Barclays Center in New York. Matt Farrell added 20 points and six assists..." November 21

  • Coach K: Chase Jeter 'doubtful' for game vs. Rhode Island

    Raleigh News & Observer "Another one. Duke can add Chase Jeter to this year’s list of injuries, as the sophomore went down six minutes into the Blue Devils’ 78-68 Hall of Fame Tip Off victory over Penn State Saturday. The 6-foot-10, 210-pound forward-center came down under Penn State’s basket with 13:58 left in the..." November 20

  • Top-ranked Duke defeats Rhode Island to win Naismith crown

    The Sports Xchange "UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Duke isn't likely to remain No. 1 when the new rankings come out on Monday because of a loss to No. 7 Kansas last Tuesday. But the way they played over the weekend, and with the players they have hurt and expected back, don't be shocked if the Blue Devils are back on top..." November 20

  • Wake Forest pulls away from Charleston

    The Sports Xchange "A 12-0 run wrapped around halftime helped Wake Forest dispatch College of Charleston 78-61 Sunday in the third-place game of the Charleston Classic. The Demon Deacons led by double-figures for all but 24 seconds of the second half. Although considered a neutral-site game because it was a..." November 20

  • Bacon helps Florida State trounce Detroit Mercy

    The Sports Xchange "Two games into the NIT Season Tip-Off and Florida State stands 2-0 -- the second win coming Sunday afternoon against Detroit Mercy, 100-71 at Tallahassee, Fla. Sophomore guard Dwayne Bacon poured in a game-high 22 points for the Seminoles (4-0), who will next face Temple on Thanksgiving Day..." November 20

  • Boston College holds off Stony Brook

    The Sports Xchange "Boston College might get used to this winning thing. After snapping a 20-game losing streak with a victory on Tuesday, the Eagles (2-1) now have cobbled together a two-game winning streak after defeating Stony Brook 82-75 on Sunday in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Jerome Robinson led four..." November 20

  • No. 8 Virginia pulls away from Yale for 22nd straight home win

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Putting together runs offensively because of suffocating play on the defensive end of the court is nothing new for Tony Bennett's Virginia team. So far this season, the Cavaliers had already used runs of 22-0 and 20-0 to gain control of their first two games, and much..." November 20

  • Clemson tops Oklahoma in Orlando 3rd-place game

    The Sports Xchange "Senior point guard Jordan Woodard scored 21 points and freshman guard Christian James added 17 while connecting on all five of his 3-point attempts as Oklahoma held off Clemson 70-64 in the third-place game of the Tire Pros Invitational on Sunday evening in Orlando, Fla. Oklahoma (3-1) made..." November 20

  • No. 5 North Carolina outlasts Hawaii

    The Sports Xchange "Isaiah Hicks scored 16 points, helping No. 5 North Carolina start its tour of the Hawaiian Islands with an 83-68 victory over Hawaii late Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. Nate Britt and Kennedy Meeks scored 13 points apiece and Justin Jackson added 11 for North Carolina..." November 19

  • LeDay dominates as Virginia Tech downs VMI

    The Sports Xchange "Zach LeDay collected 23 points and 12 rebounds to lead Virginia Tech to an 88-72 nonconference victory over visiting Virginia Military Institute on Saturday night at Cassell Coliseum. Seth Allen had 15 points while Chris Clarke added 13 each for Virginia Tech, off to its first 3-0 start..." November 19

  • Virginia dismisses Memphis transfer Austin Nichols

    CBS Sports "Virginia has dismissed former Memphis standout Austin Nichols from its men's basketball program, Cavaliers coach Tony Bennett announced Friday night. "It's a privilege to be a part of this program, and Austin has lost that privilege," Bennett said. "We have standards for our student-athletes,..." November 19

  • Miami pulls away to beat Penn

    The Sports Xchange "Miami trailed for the first time this season but managed to shake off pesky Penn in the second half for a 74-62 victory Saturday at Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Fla. The Hurricanes (3-0) put five players in double figures with guard Ja'Quan Newton leading the way with 18 points. Freshman..." November 19

  • Ohio prevails at Georgia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Antonio Campbell had 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead Ohio University to a 67-61 win over Georgia Tech on Friday night at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta. Campbell, the reigning Mid-American Conference Player of the Year, sparked a 12-2 run by the Bobcats in the second half that put them ahead..." November 18

  • No. 18 Syracuse stifles Monmouth

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Before Tuesday night's game, Monmouth Hawks coach and Binghamton, N.Y., native King Rice said he was "really, really nervous" because his friends in upstate New York were saying that Syracuse Orange coach Jim Boeheim had assembled one of the best teams of his 41-year Hall-of-Fame..." November 18

  • No. 3 Villanova sinks Wake behind Hart's 30

    The Sports Xchange "Even without one starter, No. 3 Villanova proved once again it has more than enough depth to win. Epecially when its defense is suffocating. Josh Hart scored a career-high 30 points, Mikal Bridges added a career-high 19 points and No. 3 Villanova rode its strong early defense as it defeated..." November 18

  • Unbeaten FSU too much for Winthrop

    The Sports Xchange "Winthrop provided Florida State's stiffest challenge yet early in the season, but the unbeaten Seminoles remained that way Friday night with a 100-86 victory in the opening game of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Florida State moved to 3-0 -- all three wins coming at home, and with the first two by..." November 18

  • Abu's 25 lead NC State over Montana

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Abdul-Malik Abu scored a career-high 25 points to help North Carolina State pull away from Montana in an 85-72 victory Friday in the opening round of the Paradise Jam at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center. The Wolfpack didn't take the lead for good..." November 18

  • Young scores 30 in Pitt's victory over Marquette

    The Sports Xchange "Michael Young scored a career-high 30 points as Pittsburgh rallied in the second half for a 78-75 victory over Marquette Friday afternoon in the third-place contest of the 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden in New York. Young knocked down 11 of 19 shots for a Pittsburgh team that found its..." November 18

  • Macura's career-high 28 leads No. 11 Xavier past Clemson

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- It seemed like Xavier's J.P. Macura was playing a game of H-O-R-S-E, and winning time and time again. Regardless of his launch point, Macura seldom missed Friday afternoon, scoring a career-high 28 points as No. 11 Xavier held off Clemson 83-77 in the semifinals of the Tire..." November 18

  • Notre Dame demolishes Loyola-Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "V.J. Beachem scored 21 points and Bonzie Colson added 19 as Notre Dame remained unbeaten with an 83-48 non-conference victory over Loyola-Maryland in Friday non-conference play at Purcell Pavilion. Martinas Geben added 10 rebounds for the Fighting Irish (3-0), who have scored at an 88.0..." November 18

  • Collins helps Wake Forest cruise past UTEP

    The Sports Xchange "Wake Forest went on a 3-point shooting tear to build a large lead, but forward John Collins scored all 24 of his points without the benefit of a long-range shot in a 103-81 victory against UTEP in the opening round of the Charleston Classic on Thursday afternoon at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C...." November 17

  • SMU tops Pitt to advance to 2K Classic title game

    The Sports Xchange "Semi Ojeleye scored 24 to lead SMU past Pittsburgh 76-67 Thursday night in the semifinals of the 2K Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Mustangs (3-0) will face either Marquette or Michigan in the championship game Friday. Ojeleye had 20..." November 17

  • Holmes paces Clemson to easy win over Davidson

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Avry Holmes scored 22 points as Clemson improved to 2-0 with a 95-78 victory against Davidson on Thursday in the first round of the Tire Pros Invitational at the HP Field House in Orlando, Fla. All five Clemson starters scored in double figures as the Tigers posted their highest..." November 17

  • No. 12 Louisville tops Long Beach State to open Atlantis tourney

    The Sports Xchange "Louisville's Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino knows what a championship team looks like. He has coached a pair of them. No. 12 Louisville offered Pitino a glimpse at its championship potential during an 88-56 win over Long Beach State Thursday at Louisville's KFC Yum! Center. The Cardinals..." November 17

  • Mason lifts Kansas over Duke in final seconds

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- After jetting 11,000 miles from Hawaii to New York to prepare to play the No. 1 team in the country, Kansas coach Bill Self was understandably concerned about fatigue setting in for his Jayhawks. Apparently the message didn't reach Frank Mason III. The senior guard drilled a..." November 16

  • Miami shocks recruiting world with 5-star player, beating out Kentucky and Villanova

    CBS Sports "The Miami Hurricanes just landed one of the most talented recruits in program history. Five-star shooting guard Lonnie Walker announced on Twitter Wednesday morning his commitment to The U, and in doing so, picked Jim Larranaga's program over the likes of Villanova, Kentucky, Arizona and..." November 16

  • Miami sails past North Florida

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Davon Reed scored 17 points to lead five double-figure scorers for hot-shooting Miami in a 94-56 rout of North Florida on Wednesday night at UNF Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. Junior guard Ja'Quan Newton added 16 points, freshman forward Dewan Huell 15, freshman guard DJ Visiljevic..." November 16

  • Notre Dame steamrolls Seattle, 92-49

    The Sports Xchange "V.J. Beachem and Bonzie Colson led a balanced attack with 16 points apiece and Notre Dame rolled to a 92-49 victory over Seattle in a Legends Classic regional game on Wednesday at Purcell Pavilion. Steve Vasturia and Matt Farrell each had 13 points, Rex Pflueger scored 12 and Temple Gibbs..." November 16

  • White, Syracuse hammer Holy Cross

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Thanks to fifth-year graduate transfer Andrew White, Syracuse's offense hasn't skipped a beat despite losing its top three scorers from last year's Final Four team. White, a 6-foot-7 wing who spent last season at Nebraska after transferring from Kansas, scored 16 of his..." November 15

  • No. 5 UNC buries Long Beach State

    The Sports Xchange "North Carolina coach Roy Williams was ready with reminders Tuesday night about how well Joel Berry played last season down the stretch. Berry appears to ready to show that he's even better now. The junior guard scored 23 points and fifth-ranked North Carolina, which let its defense do..." November 15

  • Florida State eases past Iona

    The Sports Xchange "Florida State moved to 2-0 to start the season with a convincing 99-78 victory against Iona on Tuesday in Tallahassee, Fla. The Seminoles raced out to a 47-32 halftime lead and never relented, matching Iona's fast-paced attack basket-for-basket -- and then some. Freshman forward..." November 15

  • Virginia Tech blows out High Point

    The Sports Xchange "Virginia Tech scored early, often and relentlessly in dispatching High Point 99-73 Tuesday night at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va. The Hokies (2-0) fell just short of reaching triple-figures in points for the first time in three seasons. They were led by Ahmed Hill with a career-high 20..." November 15

  • Boston College tops UMES, ends 20-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "Jerome Robinson scored 16 points, and Boston College snapped a 20-game losing streak with a 73-57 nonconference victory over Maryland Eastern Shore on Tuesday in Chestnut Hill, Mass. The win was the first of this calendar year for Boston College, which last won by beating New Hampshire on..." November 15

  • No. 8 Virgina runs home winning streak to 21

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- After compiling a perfect 15-0 record at home last season, No. 8 Virginia continued their impressive streak and recorded their 21st straight win at John Paul Jones Arena with a 72-32 win over St Francis Brooklyn on Tuesday night. The Cavaliers held an overmatched and..." November 15

  • Lammers leads Georgia Tech past Southern

    The Sports Xchange "Center Ben Lammers flirted with a triple-double on Monday in Georgia Tech's 77-62 win over Southern University at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta. Lammers, a junior from San Antonio, had 13 points and added career highs with 15 rebounds and nine blocked shots. Georgia Tech (2-0) also got..." November 14