Syracuse running away in second half

Syracuse is shooting 7-of-9 in the second half and this triple gave Michael Gbinije his eighth 20-point game of the season.


Orange's Coleman starts half on 6-0 run

DaJuan Coleman pushed Syracuse's lead to nine with three buckets in the first two minutes of the second half. (Live on ESPN)


Globetrotters dunk on everyone at ESPN

Bob Ley has the nickname of "The General" and the Harlem Globetrotters treated him like a Washington General.


Noles' Bookert cuts deficit to three

Devon Bookert and Florida State trailed by 14 midway through the first half, but clawed their way back to make it a one-possession game at halftime.


Halftime: Temple 31, UConn 29

Quenton DeCosey's fallaway jumper capped off a 9-2 run and gave the Owls the edge at the break. (Live on ESPN2)


Minuteman's stylish finish in transition

Donte Clark went with the double-clutch dunk to put UMass ahead.


Gbinije finishes with flush on the break

Michael Gbinije and the Orange are shooting 69.2 percent from the field early on ESPN. Syracuse is the only major conference team that has shot worse than 50 percent from the field in every game this season.


Watch: Seminoles visit Orange

Syracuse and Florida State attempt to bolster their tournament résumés and avoid falling to .500 in ACC play. The Seminoles have won four straight, while the Orange are on a three-game win streak. Live on ESPN & WatchESPN


Watch: Temple hosts Connecticut

The Owls and Huskies each look to keep their three-game winning steaks alive as the second- and third-place teams in the American clash. Live on ESPN2 & WatchESPN


Bizarre ending costs Boise State a win

The Broncos looked to have broken a tie with Colorado State at the buzzer with a crazy, off-balance 3-pointer. However, the officials called it off after a review.


Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Iowa State coach Steve Prohm said on ESPNU's Katz Korner that if suspended forward Jameel McKay handles the rest of this week the right way then he will play Saturday against Texas. McKay was suspended last Thursday for a practice related incident. The Cyclones won at Oklahoma State and then lost at Texas Tech without him. Prohm said he didn't want to put a game penalty on McKay until he saw how he would deal with the suspension.

The AP Top 25 went 1-4 on Wednesday

Baylor was the only Top-25 team to win on Wednesday. The other four teams in action all lost to unranked opponents.

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#Top10Thursday: College hoops' best names

No one can top Michigan State's Lourawls "Tum Tum" Nairn Jr., but that's only the beginning. Lionheart Leslie, we're also looking at you. Best names

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Melo Trimble: Maryland's savior?

"Is he a savior of the program?" fifth-year coach Mark Turgeon asks himself. "Well, we've been pretty darn good since he got here." Speak up, Melo

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Wooden Watch: Consider Villanova's Hart

The Wooden Award is still Buddy Hield's to lose, but with Villanova sitting atop the rankings, the Wildcats' best player -- junior guard Josh Hart -- shouldn't go unnoticed. Wooden Watch

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Bracketology: Oregon safest bet in Pac-12

There are a lot of teams in the mix in the Pac-12, but Joe Lunardi feels good about one: Oregon. The Ducks have risen all the way up to a No. 2 seed. Bracketology

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UVa's Brogdon find home on 'the Range'

There's no bathroom or air conditioning, but the prestige of being selected to live in the University of Virginia's historical center was enough for senior guard Malcolm Brogdon. Unique accomodations


Simmons shows why he's projected No. 1

LSU's Ben Simmons flashed his speed and hops as he finished this dunk through contact.


LSU's Simmons: Goal is NCAA tourney

Ben Simmons discusses how he's dealt with the attention he is receiving this season and what it would mean to get the Tigers to the NCAA tournament.


Texas Tech pulls off upset vs. Iowa State

The Red Raiders earned their first win over a ranked team this season with an 85-82 win at home.