• Howard beats Md-Eastern Shore 79-69

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyler Stone scored 19 points, Damon Collins had 14 and made five assists, and Howard beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 79-69 on Monday night to end a two-game skid.

  • UNC Greensboro clinches SoCon title with 72-66 win over ETSU

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso got 18 of his 23 points in the second half, R.J. White added 16 points while hauling in 10 rebounds and North Carolina- Greensboro clinched the Southern Conference title along with the No. 1 tournament seed with a 72-66 win over East Tennessee State on Monday night.

  • Drake to open coaching search, interim coach Rutter on list

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Drake stopped short of handing interim coach Jeff Rutter the job permanently on Monday, saying in a statement that it’ll conduct a nationwide search and that Rutter is “a strong candidate.”

  • Texas gives suspended swingman Mack his release

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Shaka Smart says Tevin Mack has been released his scholarship.

  • Young Vols slumping as their postseason hopes fade

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The underclassmen who dominate Tennessee’s roster are learning some hard lessons about how the intensity level changes as March approaches.

  • No. 17 Duke: Allen, Jefferson game-time decisions vs. FSU

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says he doesn’t know if injured upperclassmen Grayson Allen and Amile Jefferson will play Tuesday night against No. 15 Florida State.

  • No. 22 Butler pulls away late to 88-79 win over Xavier

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Kelan Martin had another big game, scoring 25 points, and No. 22 Butler followed its biggest road win of the season with yet another on Sunday, pulling away in the closing minutes for an 88-79 victory over Xavier.

  • Authorities still looking to arrest Creighton point guard

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton basketball player Maurice Watson Jr.’s attorneys say he has turned himself into Omaha authorities in response to an arrest warrant.

  • Fairfield beats Niagara 62-58 to close out regular season

    LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jonathan Kasibabu scored 16 points, added nine rebounds, and Fairfield closed out the regular season with a 62-58 win over Niagara on Sunday.

  • Arizona State has no plans to play for-profit university

    PHOENIX (AP) — Grand Canyon University will be eligible for the NCAA tournament next year after completing its transition to Division I basketball, making it the first for-profit school to make such a move.