• Missouri’s suspended players Gant, Woods in doubt vs Vandy

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Kim Anderson hasn’t decided whether to lift suspensions of Jakeenan Gant and Russell Woods, who have been benched for one game after being cited for misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • TABC-Tex Preps high school basketball rankings

    SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — High school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Tex Preps Basketball magazine for the week of Feb. 8:

  • Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma watches action during the second half of Connecticut's 92-46 victory over East Carolina in an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    No. 2 South Carolina looking to slow down UConn’s Stewart

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley thinks Connecticut’s Breanna Stewart is a sublime player and competitor who has transcended the game. Staley would know, having redefined point guard play as the game’s best player a quarter-century ago.

  • Connecticut's Kia Nurse (11) dribbles during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against East Carolina in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

    Nurse scores 20 as UConn women rout East Carolina 92-46

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Kia Nurse scored a season-high 20 points as top-ranked UConn routed East Carolina 92-46 on Saturday in the Huskies’ final tuneup before a showdown with No. 2 South Carolina.