• Campaigns target Super Bowl viewers in early primary states

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Among Super Bowl advertisements for Doritos, dachshunds chasing ketchup bottles and Dame Helen Mirren encouraging responsible alcohol consumption, football fans in New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada also got a dose of presidential politics.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets members of the House Of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Clinton calls Flint water crisis ‘immoral’ in break from NH

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Taking a detour from New Hampshire’s campaign trail, Hillary Clinton said Sunday that a water crisis in a Michigan city was “immoral” and demanded that Congress approve $200 million in emergency aid to address the community’s battle with lead-contaminated water.

  • 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.

  • Texas A&M's Anthony Collins (11) fights for a loose ball with South Carolina's PJ Dozier (15) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

    Thornwell, No. 25 South Carolina top No. 8 Texas A&M 81-78

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A big day from long range kept Sindarius Thornwell and No. 25 South Carolina in the mix for the Southeastern Conference title.

  • Longwood gets by Charleston Southern 78-76 in double OT

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Kanayo Obi-Rapu made nine of his 17 points in two overtime periods and Tra’Vaughn White made two free throws with 29 seconds left in the second extra period to give Longwood a 78-76 victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday night.

  • College of Charleston rolls over Drexel 60-38

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Cameron Johnson scored 16 points and had four steals to lead the College of Charleston past Drexel 60-38 on Saturday for the Dragons’ eighth-straight loss.

  • 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.

  • South Carolina guard Tiffany Mitchell (25) grimaces in pain after an injury during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    Injured South Carolina’s Mitchell expects to play vs UConn

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Injured South Carolina forward Tiffany Mitchell says she’s got a sore back but is ready to play against top-ranked Connecticut on Monday night.

  • South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley, left, talks with an official during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky Thursday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina defeated Kentucky 78-68. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    No. 2 South Carolina vs. No. 1 UConn Gamecocks 1st sellout

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 South Carolina will have a packed house when the Gamecocks host No. 1 Connecticut on Monday night, the program’s first sellout at 18,000-seat Colonial Life Arena.

  • South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley, left, talks with an official during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    Coates 27 points lead No. 2 South Carolina to 78-68 victory

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 South Carolina got some great play from Alaina Coates to outlast No. 18 Kentucky, then some even better news about injured star Tiffany Mitchell heading to Monday night’s showdown with No. 1 Connecticut.