Joe Paterno's family along with former players and assistant coaches made their way Wednesday to a campus spiritual center for the revered coach's funeral service, a moment of private mourning during a week in which thousands from Penn State were saying goodbye. Read More
Darius Miller came off the bench to score 19 points and Kentucky cruised in its first game since returning to No. 1 in the rankings, beating Georgia 57-44 on Tuesday night.
Miller, who had started eight of the previous nine games for the Wildcats (20-1, 6-0 Southeastern Conference), returned to the sixth-man role he had played earlier in the season. It didn't really matter. The senior made 7 of 8 shots, including all four from 3-point range. Read More
Roy Hibbert scored eight of his 18 points in the fourth quarter playing with a broken nose, and five of his teammates also scored in double figures to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 98-96 on Sunday night.
Kobe Bryant scored 33 points for the Lakers, but missed what would have been a tying 3-pointer from 30 feet from the top of the key with 3.5 seconds to play and the Pacers clinched it at the free throw line. Read More
Zane Johnson scored 18 of his season-high 29 points in the first half as Hawaii defeated New Mexico State 91-87 on Saturday night.
Johnson, a senior, shot 7 of 13 from 3-point range and was 10 of 17 from the field to help the Rainbow Warriors (11-8, 3-2 WAC) snap a two-game losing streak.
Bandja Sy had 17 points and Hamidu Rahman 16 to lead the Aggies (14-6, 4-1), who had won their last six and nine of their previous 10 games. Read More
Colt Ryan scored 20 points and Evansville turned two big first-half runs into a 79-71 victory over Illinois State on Saturday night.
The Purple Aces (10-9, 5-4 Missouri Valley) had runs of 15-2 and 15-5 to go on top 42-27 at halftime, and increased the lead to 23 points early in the second half. Read More
Jordan Clarkson paced Tulsa with 14 points in a rout over Rice 70-46 Saturday night.
Tim Peete and Steven Idlet scored 10 points apiece for Tulsa (11-9, 4-2 Conference USA), which shot 53.1 percent from the floor. Read More
Caleb Patterson scored 16 points and sank the go-ahead basket with 1:09 left as Missouri State nudged Bradley 51-48 on Saturday night.
After Patterson's shot broke a 45-45 tie, Kyle Weems hit two free throws to put the Bears up 49-45. Walt Lemon Jr.'s 3-pointer brought Bradley within 49-48 with 4 seconds left before Nathan Scheer added two foul shots for the final margin. Read More
Delwan Graham had a double-double off the bench to lead Jacksonville over Kennesaw State 66-50 on Saturday night.
The Dolphins (4-15, 2-6 Atlantic Sun Conference) scored 21 points off of 17 turnovers and held the Owls to just one 3-pointer (1 of 10).
Jacksonville also outscored Kennesaw State 32-24 in the paint and outrebounded the owls 38-25. That led to 19 second-chance points. Read More
Kevin Van Wijk scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds to pace Valparaiso past Illinois-Chicago 60-55 on Saturday.
Jay Harris came off the bench to score 13 points for Valparaiso (14-7, 7-2 Horizon) and Ryan Broekhoff scored 12 and had three steals.
The lead changed hands 15 times and the score was tied on eight occasions. Read More
Stevie Mejia converted a three-point play in the final seconds to lift Hofstra to a 71-69 win over James Madison on Saturday.
With James Madison leading 69-68, Mejia hit a layup and a foul shot with 6 seconds to play. Mejia finished with eight points. There were five ties, 11 lead changes and neither team led by more than eight points in the game. Read More