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No. 3 Villanova opens with 76-67 win over Boston…

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl had 18 points and 10 rebounds as No. 3 Villanova overcame a nine-point second-half deficit to beat Boston College 76-67 in the first round of the Empire Classic

Small lifts Tarleton State past Dallas Christian 103-48

Tahj Small had 18 points and nine rebounds and Jonathan Jackson posted 15 points and five steals as Tarleton State easily beat Division II Dallas Christian 103-48 to open the college basketball season

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Barcello lifts BYU past Westminster (UT) 108-59

Alex Barcello had a career-high 25 points and Brigham Young opened the college basketball season by routing Division II Westminster (UT) 108-59

College basketball begins strange season in empty…

A college basketball season like no other kicked off with dozens of games across the country

Coleman II leads CS Northridge over Westmont 97-79

Lance Coleman II scored a career-high 22 points, freshman Alex Merkviladze added 20 points and 12 rebounds and Cal State Northridge defeated NAIA Westmont 97-79 in the season opening college basketball game

Small leads Texas St. past Mary Hardin-Baylor 98-59

Isiah Small posted 17 points and eight rebounds and Texas State gave new coach Terrence Johnson and easy win in the college basketball season opener, topping Division III Mary Hardin-Baylor 98-59

Women's hoops set to begin: flexibility key in…

Eight months after women’s college basketball was stopped because of the coronavirus, the sport is back with the tip off of a new season

Perkins leads Saint Louis over SIU-Edwardsville 89-52

Javonte Perkins had 22 points, Jordan Goodwin had a double-double and Saint Louis easily defeated Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 89-52 in the college basketball season-opener

Flowers lifts South Alabama past FAU on 3 with 1 second left

Senior transfer Michael Flowers scored 20 points in his South Alabama debut, including a contested 3-pointer from the left sideline with one second remaining to lift the Jaguars to a season-opening 68-66 college basketball win over Florida Atlantic

Pandemic leaves opening week of college hoops in…

Wichita State landed in South Dakota on Monday afternoon, masked up and looking forward to playing in the Crossover Classic

Boum carries UTEP past Texas-Permian Basin 100-81

Souley Boum scored 23 points and UTEP defeated Division II Texas-Permian Basin 100-81 in a season-opening college basketball game

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Alatishe, Thompson lead Oregon State past Cal 71-63

Warith Alatishe scored 16 points, Ethan Thompson added 15 and Oregon State opened the college basketball season with a 71-63 win over Pac-12 rival California in what counts as a nonconference game

The Latest: UAlbany women's hoops postpones first…

The University at Albany women’s basketball team has postponed its first three games following a surge of the novel coronavirus in the university community

Robinson leads Fresno St. over William Jessup 87-47

Orlando Robinson had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lift Fresno State to an 87-47 season-opening college basketball win over William Jessup

Maric, Nowell lift UALR over Prairie View 71-66

Nikola Maric and Markquis Nowell scored 17 points apiece and Arkansas-Little Rock edged Prairie View 71-66 for a season-opening college basketball win

The Latest: Pac-12 cancels Washington…

Washington State athletic director Pat Chun says the school has nine football players in COVID-19 protocols and four players had to be put into the protocol Friday morning leading to the cancellation of the Cougars’ game at Stanford

Mercer beats North Georgia 79-48

Leon Ayers III, Neftali Alvarez and Ross Cummings scored 15 points apiece and  Mercer romped past North Georgia 79-48 to open the college basketball season

Tchoukuiengo carries New Hampshire past Keene State 93-54

Two starters had double-doubles and Blondeau Tchoukuiengo came off the bench to score 18 points to carry New Hampshire to a 93-54 season-opening college basketball win over Division III Keene State

Ruocco is new lead ESPN announcer for women's…

ESPN is turning to a familiar face to women’s basketball fans for its top college broadcast team

Freemantle scores 21 to lift Xavier past Oakland 101-49

Zach Freemantle had a career-high 21 points plus 12 rebounds for his first double-double and Xavier romped past Oakland 101-49 in the college basketball season opener

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Wake Forest tops Delaware State 111-51 in Forbes' first game

Tariq Ingraham and Jalen Johnson combined for 35 points in their Wake Forest debuts, helping Steve Forbes win his first college basketball game with the Demon Deacons, 111-51 over Delaware State

Maryland-Michigan State canceled after Terps…

The Big Ten game Saturday between Maryland and Michigan State has been canceled

No. 25 Michigan women pull away from C Michigan 93-75

Naz Hillmon scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Leigha Brown added 22 points and No. 25 Michigan pulled away for a 93-75 season-opening women's college basketball win over Central Michigan