Pacific-12 RUMORS & NEWS

  • No. 20 Arizona uses 3-point shot to rout Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona is known for its size and athleticism, not for its 3-point shooting. Try telling that to Missouri. Freshman guards Rawle Alkins and Kobi Simmons each scored a career-high 19 points as the 20th-ranked Wildcats used the 3-point shot and a 21-0 run in the second half to beat..." December 10

  • Washington State beats Idaho in rivalry game

    The Sports Xchange "Ike Iroegbu had 16 points and seven rebounds to help Washington State beat Idaho 61-48 on Wednesday night at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman, Wash. Malachi Flynn scored 12 points for Washington State (5-4). Josh Hawkinson had 11 points and 11 rebounds. Victor Sanders had 18 points and..." December 08

  • Colorado hands No. 13 Xavier second straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "BOULDER, Colo. -- Tad Boyle has been left out of the Big Dance with a 20-win team. He's hoping a signature win in the nonconference season will beef up the Colorado Buffaloes' resume. Derrick White scored a season-high 23 points, Xavier Johnson had 18, and Colorado beat No. 13 Xavier 68-66..." December 08

  • Williams-Goss scores 23 as Gonzaga tops Washington

    The Sports Xchange "Washington coach Lorenzo Romar expected Gonzaga junior Nigel Williams-Goss to produce as he did Wednesday. The Bulldogs point guard scored a season-high 23 points against the Huskies in eighth-ranked Gonzaga's 98-71 win at Spokane, Wash. "I know he's a good basketball player and he's a..." December 08

  • Runnin' Utes head coach Krystkowiak reveals he was treated for cancer in the spring

    The Deseret News "University of Utah men's basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak revealed Monday night that he had surgery in the spring to remove his thyroid, which had cancer in it. Speaking to ESPN700's Bill Riley on his first coach's show of the season, Krystkowiak noted that he has gained weight, which he said..." December 07

  • Cal’s Jabari Bird receives clearance, could play tonight

    Fanrag Sports "A back injury has limited California’s Jabari Bird to just one game this season. He could be in line to double that on Tuesday night in Hawaii. The Cal senior guard received medical clearance to play, according to FanRag Sports’ Jon Rothstein, making tonight potentially the first time he will..." December 07

  • Seton Hall slips past Cal in Honolulu

    The Sports Xchange "Angel Delgado scored 16 points and notched his third consecutive double-double as Seton Hall edged California 60-57 Wednesday night on the second night as the Pearl Harbor Invitational in Honolulu. Delgado went 6 of 9 from the field, and his free throw with two seconds left made it a..." December 07

  • No. 20 Arizona stomps Anteaters

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona solved a 2-3 zone -- and actually played some of its own. Junior center Dusan Ristic found soft spots in the zone and was effective close to the basket, recording the second double-double of his career, as the 20th-ranked Wildcats cruised past UC Irvine 79-57 on Tuesday night in..." December 07

  • Utah needs late rally to edge Utah Valley

    The Sports Xchange "Utah hit its last three shots from the floor, including two huge 3-pointers, to pull away from in-state foe Utah Valley in the final minute of a 87-80 win Tuesday night at Jon M. Huntsman Arena in Salt Lake City. The Utes (6-1) trailed 78-75 with less than two minutes left before going on an..." December 06

  • Late run helps Cal pull away from Princeton

    The Sports Xchange "California used a 11-1 run keyed by guard Charlie Moore late in the second half to take the lead for good as it pulled away late to beat Princeton 62-51 at the Pearl Harbor Invitational in Honolulu, HI on Tuesday. The Tigers (2-4) led 46-44 after a three-pointer by forward Henry Caruso with..." December 06

  • Arizona loses point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright to high ankle sprain

    Arizona Sports "Arizona point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright left the Wildcats’ game against Texas Southern on Wednesday with a leg injury. The starter for coach Sean Miller left with 12:27 remaining in the first half after a collision while attempting to move across a screen. Miller said in his postgame..." December 06

  • No. 18 Purdue overwhelms Arizona State from distance

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Whether it was down low or way outside, No. 18 Purdue flexed its collective muscles in overwhelming Arizona State 97-64 in the first game of the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. Purdue (7-2) hit 15 of 27 3-pointers, scored 42 points in the paint and..." December 06

  • Colorado picks up road win over Portland

    The Sports Xchange "Xavier Johnson scored 19 points to help Colorado beat Portland 76-63 on Saturday night at the Chiles Center in Portland, Ore. Josh Fortune had 14 points for Colorado (6-2), which pulled away in the last eight minutes. Derrick White scored 13 points, George King had 12 and Wesley Gordon..." December 04

  • Gill, Thomas power New Orleans past Washington St.

    The Sports Xchange "New Orleans guard Christavious Gill scored 18 points and forward Erik Thomas had 17 and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the visiting Privateers to a 70-54 win over Washington State on Saturday. Gill, Thomas and forward Travin Thibodeaux (16 points) combined to shoot 22 of 38 (57.9 percent)..." December 03

  • No. 11 UCLA stuns No. 1 Kentucky 97-92

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- No. 11 UCLA used 10 3-pointers and 53 percent shooting to upset No. 1 Kentucky, 97-92, on Saturday at Rupp Arena. The loss snapped a 42-game home winning streak for the Wildcats. "We proved that if you can run with this team, you can run with anybody," UCLA coach..." December 03

  • Mason, No. 4 Kansas ease by Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "LAWRENCE, Kan. -- The acrobatic reverse layup Frank Mason made around a 7-foot defender in the second half of the game for No. 4 Kansas on Saturday was appreciated by most everyone. Yet for the 5-foot-10 guard, the shot almost seemed routine. Mason has been doing that kind of thing..." December 03

  • USC moves to 8-0 with 91-84 win over BYU

    The Sports Xchange "Elijah Stewart and Jordan McLaughlin sparked an early second-half rally as USC defeated BYU 91-84 on Saturday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Trojans went on a 14-5 run to start the second half to take a 53-37 lead and remain a perfect 8-0 record. McLaughlin (six) and Stewart..." December 03

  • Davis, White propel Charlotte past Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Jon Davis posted 22 points and seven assists to lead Charlotte to a 69-66 victory over Oregon State on Saturday at Halton Arena in Charlotte, N.C. Andrien White had 19 points and six rebounds for Charlotte (6-2). Anthony Vanhook had 10 points and seven rebounds. Kendal Manuel scored..." December 03

  • Rabb dominates interior as California routs Alcorn State

    The Sports Xchange "California dominated the lane against visiting Alcorn State behind power forward Ivan Rabb's game-high 26 points in an 83-57 victory Saturday. The Golden Bears (6-1) outscored Alcorn State 42-24 in the paint and out-rebounded the Braves 42-32. California center Kingsley Okoroh led the Golden..." December 03

  • Karnowski leads No. 8 Gonzaga past No. 16 Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "Gonzaga guard Josh Perkins said the Bulldogs owed Arizona some "payback" for losses in three consecutive seasons. They got it Saturday. And much of that was because the Wildcats had no answer for Gonzaga's Przemek Karnowski. The 7-foot-1, 300-pound center hit 9 of 13 shots and..." December 03

  • No. 23 Oregon wins by 69 points

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. - Oregon coach Dana Altman joked that a few of his players may transfer to Savannah State after No. 23 Oregon defeated the Tigers 128-58 on Saturday afternoon at Matthew Knight Arena. "Any team that shoots 50 three-pointers, our guys love that," Altman said. The Ducks..." December 03

  • Guard trio leads Arizona State rout of UNLV

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Guard Shannon Evans II had 28 points, guard Torian Graham had 22 and Arizona State made 18 3-point field goals in a 97-71 victory over the UNLV Rebels at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday. Guard Tra Holder had 20 points, and the trio combined to make 15-of-25 3-pointers. Graham..." December 03

  • Kuzma leads Utah past Montana State

    The Sports Xchange "Kyle Kuzma just missed a triple double and five other Utah players scored in double figures as the Utes defeated the Montana State Bobcats 92-84 on Thursday at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Kuzma compiled 16 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists as the Utes gave coach Larry..." December 02

  • USC's Boatwright out 6 weeks with MCL sprain

    L.A. Daily News "USC forward Bennie Boatwright was diagnosed Thursday with a Grade II sprain in the medial collateral ligament in his left knee. Boatwright underwent an MRI earlier in the day. He is expected to miss six weeks, a setback that would put him out for 10 games, including the first four of Pac-12..." December 02

  • Bulldogs roll over Beavers

    The Sports Xchange "Quinndary Weatherspoon scored 21 points to lead Mississippi State to a 74-57 victory over visiting Oregon State on Thursday night at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss. Weatherspoon made 6 of 7 field-goal attempts and 4 of 5 from 3-point range for Mississippi State (5-2). Mario Kegler had..." December 02

  • Washington State holds off Utah Valley

    The Sports Xchange "Reserve guard Charles Callison made two free throws with 24 seconds left as Washington State held off a late rally by visiting Utah Valley in an 83-76 victory in Pullman, Wash., on Wednesday night. After Callison's free throws, Utah Valley guard Conner Toolson missed a 3-pointer and guard..." December 01

  • Unbeaten Bruins roll past Highlanders

    The Sports Xchange "Eleventh-ranked UCLA rolled to another resounding victory in preparation for this weekend's clash with the nation's top team, beating UC Riverside 98-56 Wednesday night at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Isaac Hamilton scored 27 points, made seven 3-pointers and grabbed six rebounds for UCLA..." December 01

  • Omogbo helps Colorado State upend Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "Colorado State won its second consecutive trip to Boulder over in-state rival Colorado behind 15 points and eight rebounds by forward Emmanuel Omogbo in a 72-58 victory Wednesday night. Freshman forward Nico Carvacho added 14 points and nine rebounds for the Rams. Colorado, which lost to..." December 01

  • Hermanson's D and threes lift Gaels past Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "STANFORD, Calif. -- Even though Saint Mary's forward Calvin Hermanson was the offensive star of the game Wednesday, both he and Gaels coach Randy Bennett thought his best effort came on the other end. Certainly his career-high 25 points and 7-of-9 3-point shooting were instrumental in the..." December 01

  • Metu's 19 points, 13 rebounds pace USC

    The Sports Xchange "Chimezie Metu posted his second double-double of the season to lead visiting USC to a 76-55 victory over host San Diego on Wednesday night. Metu had 19 points and 13 rebounds for USC (7-0), which is off to its best start since 2000-01 when the Trojans won their first eight games en route to..." December 01

  • Cal gets past Louisiana Tech in overtime

    The Sports Xchange "Ivan Rabb scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help Cal beat Louisiana Tech 66-59 in overtime Wednesday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Charlie Moore scored 17 points for Cal (5-1), which earned its 23rd win in a row at home, the second-longest such streak in school..." December 01

  • Cal’s Kameron Rooks out indefinitely with knee injury

    Fanrag Sports "California Golden Bears junior center Kameron Rooks has been ruled out indefinitely due to a left knee injury, sources tell FanRag Sports. In his first four games of the season, Rooks is averaging 6.5 points and 6.8 rebounds per game. The Cal big man has battled foul trouble this season, but..." December 01

  • Arizona guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright expected to miss 'considerable amount of time' with high ankle sprain

    Arizona Daily Wildcat "Arizona junior point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright is expected to miss a "considerable amount of time" with a high ankle sprain suffered in the Wildcats' 85-63 win over Texas Southern Wednesday. Jackson-Cartwright was in a collision and collapsed on the court at the 12:27 mark, but walked..." December 01

  • TCU beats Washington to stay unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "Alex Robinson came off the bench to post 16 points and seven assists, helping Texas Christian remain unbeaten with an 86-71 victory over visiting Washington on Wednesday night at Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Jaylen Fisher scored 15 points for TCU (7-0). J.D. Miller had 12 points...." November 30

  • No. 16 Arizona loses point guard in 85-63 win

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona's injury situation got worse Wednesday night. Starting point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright suffered a high right ankle sprain in the first half of an 85-63 victory over Texas Southern in Tucson, Ariz., as the 16th-ranked Wildcats are now down to seven available scholarship..." November 30

  • No. 18 Butler moves to 7-0 with win over Utah

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Butler is not playing like a team predicted to finish in the middle of the Big East before the start of the season. The Bulldogs are tenacious on defense and efficient on offense. It's offered a perfect formula for making life miserable for high-profile Pac-12 teams...." November 29

  • Tres Tinkle has ligament damage, does not need surgery for broken wrist

    Oregonian "Tres Tinkle sustained ligament damage when he broke his right wrist Friday but the Oregon State forward will not need surgery, Beavers head coach Wayne Tinkle told The Oregonian/OregonLive. The 6-foot-8 sophomore and coach's son, who is the Beavers' leader in points, rebounds and steals, will..." November 29

  • No. 23 Oregon ekes past Boise State

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon dropped from No. 4 to No. 13 and now No. 23 in the Associated Press poll the past two weeks, and another loss to an unranked opponent likely would have sent the Ducks out of the national ratings. Oregon was in danger as it trailed Boise State almost all game before..." November 29

  • Boatwright helps USC defeat UC Santa Barbara to stay unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "Bennie Boatwright scored a season-high 21 points to help USC remain undefeated with a 96-72 victory over visiting UC Santa Barbara on Sunday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. All five starters scored in double figures for USC (6-0), which matched its best start since the 2000-01 team..." November 28

  • No. 1 Kentucky routs Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "NASSAU, Bahamas -- No. 1 Kentucky ran its record to 7-0 Monday night with a 115-69 victory over Arizona State in a regular-season game played at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island. "They were spectacular," Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley said. "I don't think I've seen a faster team in..." November 28

  • Welage leads San Jose State past Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "San Jose State used a 10-4 run at the end of the first half to take the lead for good in an 88-76 road victory over Washington State on Sunday. The Spartans (2-3) entered the day on a three-game losing streak, but didn't have a problem generating points against the Cougars thanks to their..." November 27

  • No. 14 UCLA beats Texas A&M to win Wooden tournament

    The Sports Xchange "Fourteenth-ranked UCLA was pushed and shoved and tested in new ways, but still the Bruins prevailed, beating Texas A&M 74-67 in the championship game of the Wooden Legacy tournament Sunday evening at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. All-tournament selection Isaac Hamilton had 17 points..." November 27

  • Colorado runs away from Wofford in second half

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Xavier Johnson matched his career high with 27 points and hot-shooting Colorado pulled away from Wofford in the second half for a 75-60 win on Sunday at Coors Event Center in Boulder, Colo. Johnson, who is coming off an Achilles injury suffered last season, also grabbed 12..." November 27

  • Pickens' 25 points leads Stanford past Seton Hall

    The Sports Xchange "Dorian Pickens scored 21 points and Stanford pulled away from Seton Hall for a 66-49 win Sunday night at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in the final game of the Advocare Invitational. Pickens, a junior wing, went 7-of-12 from the floor and hit all six of his free-throw attempts...." November 27

  • Oregon State's Tres Tinkle could miss 2 months after breaking wrist

    ESPN "Oregon State sophomore forward Tres Tinkle could miss two months after suffering a broken bone in his non-shooting wrist, Beavers coach Wayne Tinkle said. Tinkle, who suffered the injury late in a 63-58 loss to Fresno State on Friday, could miss up to eight weeks -- depending on the results of..." November 27

  • Robinson leads TCU past Washington

    The Sports Xchange "Reserve guard Alex Robinson scored eight of his team-high 24 points in a key stretch of the second half, and TCU defeated Washington 93-80 in the championship game of the Global Sports Classic Saturday night in Las Vegas. Washington freshman guard Markelle Fultz led all scorers with 27..." November 27

  • Moore helps Cal hold off Southeastern Louisiana

    The Sports Xchange "Charlie Moore scored 22 points to lead Cal to a 67-55 victory over visiting Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Ivan Rabb recorded a double-double, posting 17 points and 10 rebounds for Cal (4-1). Grant Mullins added 13 points. Davon Hayes had 11..." November 27

  • Bonam leads Utah over UC Riverside

    The Sports Xchange "Lorenzo Bonam recorded a double-double to lead Utah to an 85-67 victory over visiting UC Riverside on Friday night at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bonam had 21 points and 10 rebounds for Utah (4-0), which improved to 80-15 all-time against opponents from the Big West..." November 26

  • No. 14 UCLA hands Nebraska first loss

    The Sports Xchange "A talented UCLA team withstood its toughest test yet, holding on to beat Nebraska 82-71 in the semifinals of the Wooden Legacy tournament Friday night at Cal State Fullerton's Titan Gym in Fullerton, Calif. All five starters scored in double figures for the 14th-ranked Bruins (6-0). Bryce..." November 26

  • Fresno State picks up road win over Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Jahmel Taylor scored 21 points and Paul Watson added 13 as Fresno State held off a late Oregon State comeback to secure a 63-58 nonconference victory on Friday night at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. The host Beavers (2-4) dropped their fourth straight despite a game-high 31 points and 10..." November 26

  • Cal extends home win streak to 22

    The Sports Xchange "California won its 22nd consecutive home game by beating Wyoming 71-61 on Friday night in Berkeley, Calif. Freshman Charlie Moore collected 18 points and six assists for Cal (3-1), which also got 12 points and 10 rebounds from center Ivan Rabb and 14 points from Grant Mullins. Kingsley..." November 26

  • Butler upsets No. 8 Arizona

    The Sports Xchange "Butler coach Chris Holtmann's team is off to a 5-0 start but he still is uncertain of its capabilities after upsetting No. 8 Arizona 69-65 on Friday night in the championship game of the Continental Tire Invitational in Las Vegas, Nev. "People have called this a rebuilding year, and I don't..." November 26

  • No. 14 UCLA blizes Portland

    The Sports Xchange "UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball had a double-double with 18 points and 11 assists to lead No. 14 UCLA past Portland 99-77 Thursday in a quarterfinal game of the Wooden Legacy at Titan Gym in Fullerton, Calif. The Bruins improved to 5-0 behind a balanced scoring effort. Other than Ball,..." November 25

  • Pickens' late 3-pointer lifts Stanford over Indiana State

    The Sports Xchange "Stanford's Dorian Pickens hit a 3-pointer with three seconds left in regulation to give the Cardinal a 65-62 victory over Indiana State in the Advocare Invitational on Friday. Pickens finished with 19 points for Stanford (5-1), which won the rebound battle 47-31. Stanford's Reid Travis got..." November 25

  • Trojans beat Mustangs to stay unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "Bennie Boatwright scored 17 points to help USC remain unbeaten with a 78-73 victory over visiting Southern Methodist on Friday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. De'Anthony Melton came off the bench to post 15 points, six rebounds and five assists for USC (5-0), which matched its best..." November 25

  • Huskies blow out Hilltoppers

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore forward Dominic Green scored 20 points off the bench to help Washington roll to an 86-47 victory over Western Kentucky on Friday night in the opening round of the Global Sports Classic at Las Vegas, Nev. Senior forward Malik Dime added 13 points, seven rebounds and four blocked..." November 25

  • No. 8 Arizona holds off Santa Clara

    The Sports Xchange "There is a reason why Arizona coach Sean Miller wanted to move Kadeem Allen off the point guard position this season. The Wildcats needed him to save his energy for defense. Allen, a senior playing at shooting guard, expended plenty of energy Thursday night in chasing Santa Clara guard Jared..." November 25

  • 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

  • Tulsa bumps off Beavers

    The Sports Xchange "Junior Etou scored 17 points and Jaleel Wheeler added 16 as Tulsa claimed a 75-64 nonconference victory over Oregon State on Tuesday at the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Okla. The Golden Hurricane (2-2) beat back a second-half challenge from the Beavers, who got a game-high 19 points..." November 23

  • Crisp helps Huskies top 49ers

    The Sports Xchange "David Crisp scored 26 points to lead Washington to a 94-88 victory over Long Beach State on Tuesday night at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. Noah Dickerson had 23 points and seven rebounds for Washington (3-1). Markelle Fultz had 21 points, six assists and five rebounds. Evan Payne..." November 23

  • No. 13 Oregon beats UConn in Maui consolation final

    The Sports Xchange "LAHAINA, Hawaii -- After a disappointing loss sent Oregon into the consolation bracket at the Maui Invitational, the 13th-ranked Ducks left the island on a two-game winning streak. Senior center Chris Boucher scored 21 points, including five three-pointers, to lead Oregon to a 79-69 win over..." November 23

  • Cunliffe helps Arizona State outslug The Citadel

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona State freshman Sam Cunliffe recorded career highs with 23 points and 10 rebounds and guard Tra Holder had 22 points in a 127-110 victory over The Citadel at Wells Fargo Arena on Wednesday. Reserve guard Kodi Justice had a season-high 20 points, Obi Oleka had 20 points..." November 23

  • White helps Colorado upend No. 22 Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Coming all the way from the snowy foothills of the Rocky Mountains to the Big Apple but leaving without a win in two games was not something Colorado wanted to experience. That attitude carried a lot of weight in the Buffaloes' 68-54 victory over No. 22 Texas on Tuesday afternoon in the..." November 22

  • Stewart pours in 21, USC rips New Orleans

    The Sports Xchange "Elijah Stewart scored 21 points to lead USC to an 88-54 victory over visiting New Orleans on Tuesday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Jonah Matthews scored 13 points for USC (4-0), which is unbeaten after four games for the second year in a row. Shaqquan Aaron scored 12 points and..." November 22

  • Pope returns, leads SDSU past Cal

    The Sports Xchange "Malik Pope collected 14 points and five rebounds in his first game of the season, and Jeremy Hemsley added 15 points to help San Diego State beat Cal 77-65 Monday in a neutral-court game at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif. Pope missed the Aztecs' first three games with a knee..." November 22

  • No. 8 Arizona holds off Northern Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona's top three scorers heading into Monday night were freshmen. But it's a junior who is making it all go. Junior point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright posted the first double-double of his career -- 15 points and a career-high-tying 11 assists -- as the No. 8 Wildcats survived an..." November 22

  • Brooks leads Oregon to OT win over Tennessee

    The Sports Xchange "LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Dillon Brooks had time to drive to the basket, but the Oregon junior elected to pull up for a three-pointer that lifted No. 13 Oregon to a 69-65 overtime win over Tennessee in a consolation game at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday at the Lahaina Civic Center. Brooks hit..." November 22

  • Custer shoots Loyola-Chicago past Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Clayton Custer scored 19 points to lead Loyola-Chicago in an 88-79 victory over Washington State on Monday as the Ramblers finished in fifth place at the Paradise Jam. Forward Aundre Jackson made six of his eight shots and went five-for-six at the line to contribute 17 points off the..." November 21

  • UCLA blows by Long Beach State

    The Sports Xchange "T.J. Leaf put up 21 points and nine rebounds for No. 16 UCLA, and the Bruins extended their blazing start with a 114-77 victory over Long Beach State on Sunday evening at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Lonzo Ball had 20 points and 11 assists for UCLA (4-0), which put on a show with Pat..." 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

  • Georgetown boosts confidence with upset of 13 Oregon

    The Sports Xchange "Georgetown arrived at the Maui Invitational disappointed following a 78-72 loss to Arkansas State. The Hoyas quickly turned those emotions around with a 65-61 win over No. 13 Oregon in the first round of the tournament. "We needed that," Georgetown coach John Thompson III said...." November 21

  • Pickens leads Stanford past Colorado State

    The Sports Xchange "Dorian Pickens had the closest thing to a hot hand in Stanford's 56-49 victory over visiting Colorado State on Sunday afternoon at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. Pickens scored 17 points on 5-of-11 shooting from the field and 4-of-6 from 3-point range for Stanford (4-0). Reid Travis..." November 20

  • Fultz helps Huskies beat Lumberjacks

    The Sports Xchange "Markelle Fultz delivered an impressive all-around performance to lead Washington to a 92-58 victory over Northern Arizona on Sunday evening at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. Fultz posted 16 points, eight assists, seven rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots for Washington (2-1)...." November 20

  • Davidson holds off Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Jack Gibbs scored 28 points and forward Peyton Aldridge added 12 points and a season-high 11 rebounds in Davidson's 68-60 victory over Arizona State in the fifth-place game of the Tire Pros Invitational on Sunday at Walt Disney World. Gibbs, who with Stephen Curry..." November 20

  • Hawkinson leads Washington State past Montana in Paradise Jam

    The Sports Xchange "Josh Hawkinson scored 29 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Washington State to an 87-63 win over Montana on Saturday at the Paradise Jam tournament in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. The Grizzlies didn't have an answer for the 6-foot-10 Hawkinson, who connected on 10 of 14 shots from the..." November 19

  • Oliver scores 24 to lead Nevada past Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore forward Cameron Oliver had 24 points and seven rebounds to help Nevada coast to an 83-58 victory over Oregon State on Friday in a nonconference contest at Reno, Nev. Senior guard D.J. Fenner scored all 17 of his points in the first half for the Wolf Pack (2-1). Sophomore forward..." November 19

  • Ristic comes alive in No. 10 Arizona's 95-65 win

    The Sports Xchange "The one player lagging early in Arizona's season was starting Dusan Ristic. He averaged just 4.0 points and 4.0 rebounds while making 3 of 13 shots from the field in the Wildcats' 2-0 start. Coach Sean Miller said Ristic was thinking a bit too much instead of just playing. The message..." November 19

  • Utah hammers winless Coppin State

    The Sports Xchange "JoJo Zamora scored 22 points and Lorenzo Bonam added 19 to lead Utah to a 94-51 victory over Coppin State on Friday night in Salt Lake City. Parker Van Dyke chipped in 15 points and Jake Connor added 11 for the hot-shooting Utes. Utah (3-0) buried Coppin State from the perimeter,..." November 18

  • No. 22 Creighton controls Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Maurice Watson Jr. took all of four shots on Friday night and Creighton coach Greg McDermott called him the star of the game. That's because the senior point guard is even better at passing and distributing the ball. Watson contributed 13 assists in just 21 minutes to help ignite No...." November 18

  • Leaf leads No. 16 UCLA past San Diego

    The Sports Xchange "UCLA freshman forward T.J. Leaf, with a game-high 26 points in an 88-68 win over visiting San Diego on Thursday night, noted that he and the 16th-ranked Bruins were nearly unstoppable around the basket. "They weren't the biggest team inside and we exploited that," Leaf said referring to San..." November 18

  • Colorado's balance too much for Louisiana-Monroe

    The Sports Xchange "Colorado's balanced scoring, led by 14 points from forward Xavier Johnson and guard Josh Fortune, fueled the Buffaloes' 89-70 win over visiting Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday night. Three other double-figure scorers for Colorado included guards George King (12 points) and Derrick White (12)..." November 18

  • Stanford rolls over Weber State

    The Sports Xchange "Reid Travis recorded a double-double to help Stanford cruise to a 67-49 victory over visiting Weber State on Thursday night at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. Travis had 22 points and 14 rebounds for Stanford (3-0). Dorian Pickens scored 12 points, and Michael Humphrey added nine...." November 18

  • USC picks up road win over Texas A&M

    The Sports Xchange "Southern California erased a nine-point deficit in the final four minutes to take a 65-63 road victory over Texas A&M on Friday night. The Trojans trailed by three points with 58 seconds left. USC (3-0) was led by Chimezie Metu with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Jordan McLaughlin added 13..." November 18

  • Fultz's 35 points push Huskies past Titans

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman Markelle Fultz turned in another stellar performance, scoring 35 points to lead Washington to a 104-88 victory over Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. David Crisp scored 17 points for Washington (1-1). Matisse Thybulle had 15 points, and Malik..." November 18

  • No. 4 Ducks trample Valparaiso

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon built some momentum heading into the Maui Invitational. After a lackluster, season-opening win over Army and a loss to Baylor on Tuesday, the fourth-ranked Ducks defeated Valparaiso 76-54 Thursday night at Matthew Knight Arena. "A lot of positives there for the..." November 18

  • Arizona State wins consolation game over Tulane

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona State guard Torian Graham had 22 points and guard Shannon Evans II had 21 points in the Sun Devils' 80-71 victory over Tulane in the consolation round of the Tire Pros Invitational at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Friday. Freshman guard Sam Cunliffe had a..." November 18

  • Steve Alford embarks on make-or-break season at UCLA

    ESPN "His mentors told him to flee each night, to get away from the busy campus in West Los Angeles so the job wouldn't tempt him to come back after hours. So Steve Alford moved his family to Calabasas, 20 protracted Los Angeles miles from UCLA's campus, when he docked his boat next to John Wooden's..." November 17

  • Lamar wins at turnover-prone Oregon State

    The Sports Xchange "Colton Weisbrod had a double-double to lead visiting Lamar to a 63-60 victory over Oregon State on Wednesday night at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Weisbrod made just 6 of 18 shots from the field but posted 16 points and 12 rebounds. Marcus Owens had 15 points and seven rebounds for Lamar..." November 17

  • Moore fires in 38 as Cal edges UC Irvine in OT

    The Sports Xchange "BERKELEY, Calif. -- Freshman Charlie Moore saved 25th-ranked California on Wednesday. The Bears overcame the absence of three injured starters and a 13-point, second-half deficit to record a 75-65 overtime victory over UC Irvine, which was missing a key player as well. Moore scored 38..." November 17

  • Morgan-led Northern Iowa knock off Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "Northern Iowa guard Jeremy Morgan had 20 points and forward Klint Carlson added a career-high 19 in the Panthers' 82-63 victory over Arizona State in the first round of the Tire Pros Invitational at Orlando, Fla., on Thursday. Freshman guard Spencer Haldeman had a career-high 17 points on..." November 17

  • Travis leads Stanford over Cal State Northridge

    The Sports Xchange "Reid Travis scored 19 points to lead Stanford to a 96-69 victory over visiting Cal State Northridge on Tuesday night at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. Marcus Sheffield came off the bench to score 17 points for Stanford (2-0). Josh Sharma had 15 points. Dorian Pickens had 14 points and..." November 16

  • Markkanen carries Arizona past Cal State Bakersfield

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona freshman forward Lauri Markkanen could hardly miss. And the Wildcats needed almost all of his offense. Markkanen scored 26 points in his home debut as the short-handed, 10th-ranked Wildcats held off Cal State Bakersfield 78-66 Tuesday night in Tucson, Ariz. The 7-footer from Finland..." November 16

  • White leads Colorado past Seattle

    The Sports Xchange "Derrick White scored 15 points to help Colorado beat visiting Seattle 67-55 in a Legends Classic regional game Monday night at the Coors Events Center in Boulder, Colo. Xavier Johnson had 13 points and six rebounds for Colorado (2-0). Josh Fortune had 12 points and six rebounds, and Wesley..." November 15

  • Baylor upsets No. 4 Oregon

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- Baylor made an emphatic early statement in this brand new college basketball season by mauling fourth-ranked Oregon. Bears guard Manu Lecomte scored 18 points and dished out seven assists to lead the way in a 66-49 victory over the Ducks on Tuesday afternoon at the Ferrell..." November 15

  • No. 16 UCLA pulls away from Northridge

    The Sports Xchange "After trailing against visiting Cal State Northridge in the first half with only two 3-pointers, No. 16 UCLA attacked the basket and corralled rebounds aggressively to pull away to a 102-87 victory Sunday night. The Bruins (2-0) went 5 of 16 from beyond the arc after making a school-record..." November 14

  • Holder leads Sun Devils over Cal Poly

    The Sports Xchange "Tra Holder scored 24 points to lead Arizona State to a 96-74 victory over Cal Poly on Sunday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Shannon Evans II scored 20 points for Arizona State (2-0). Torian Graham added 18 points, and Obinna Oleka had 17 points and 13 rebounds. Kyle Toth..." November 14

  • UCLA secures commitment from 5-star forward Kris Wilkes

    Indianapolis Star "Kris Wilkes has worn a No. 31 jersey since his elementary school days playing at the SportsZone on the west side. That No. 31 was for his favorite player, Reggie Miller. So perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Wilkes, a 6-8 North Central star and one of the top senior basketball players..." November 13

  • Oregon State rallies to baet Texas-San Antonio

    The Sports Xchange "Tres Tinkle posted 26 points and 12 rebounds to help Oregon State overcome an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat visiting Texas-San Antonio 72-64 on Sunday in Corvallis, Ore. Drew Eubanks and Jaquori McLaughlin added 13 points apiece for Oregon State (2-0). Jeff Beverly scored 12..." November 13

  • Yale holds off Washington

    The Sports Xchange "Yale withstood a late charge to beat Washington 98-90 in the season opener for both teams Sunday at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. Miye Oni had 24 points and six rebounds for Yale. Sam Downey added 22 points and seven rebounds. Blake Reynolds scored 19 points, Alex Copeland had 14 and..." November 13

  • No. 16 UCLA buries Pacific with 3-point barrage

    The Sports Xchange "UCLA coach Steve Alford said Friday night after the 16th-ranked Bruins' 119-80 win over visiting Pacific that his game plan with 3-point shots for the Bruins this season is simple. "We want to shoot a lot and make a lot," Alford said after his team made a school-record 18 3-pointers, led by..." November 12