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Big East showdown: No. 3 Villanova 95, No. 4…

Mikal Bridges led an early 3-point shooting spurt that put Villanova in control, and the third-ranked Wildcats showed they're not ready to relinquish their reign in the Big East, beating No. 4 Xavier 95-79 in a showdown for the league lead

Osetkowski scores 21 as Texas tops No. 23…

Osetkowski scores 21 as Texas tops No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66

Yante Maten leads Georgia to upset of No. 18 Tennessee

Yante Maten scored 19 points and Georgia held off No. 18 Tennessee for a 73-62 victory that denied the Volunteers an opportunity to pull within a game of the SEC lead

Martin brothers lead No. 24 Nevada past Utah State, 93-87

Cody Martin scored 30 points on 13-of-18 shooting and twin brother Caleb Martin added 23 points to lead No. 24 Nevada to a 93-87 win over Utah State

Thomas has 25, Cal women defeat No. 14 Stanford 78-66

Asha Thomas scored 25 points and was one of three Cal players to hit a clutch 3-pointer down the stretch as the Golden Bears ended No. 14 Stanford's seven-game winning streak 78-66

South Carolina holds on to upset No. 10 Auburn…

Frank Booker scored 19 points, and South Carolina built a 26-point lead before holding on to defeat No. 10 Auburn 84-75

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Barford leads dominant Arkansas past No. 21 Texas A&M, 94-75

Jaylen Barford scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half to lead Arkansas to its fourth straight win, 94-75 over No. 21 Texas A&M

McCarty's 17 lead No. 6 Texas past No. 21 Oklahoma State

McCarty's 17 lead No. 6 Texas past No. 21 Oklahoma State 77-62

No. 3 Baylor routs Kansas 88-51

Kristy Wallace scored 26 points, Kalani Brown added 20 and No. 3 Baylor beat Kansas 88-51. Dekeiya Cohen and Lauren Cox both scored 11 for Baylor

No. 2 Michigan St. rallies from 27 down, beats Northwestern

Cassius Winston scored 17 points, and No. 2 Michigan State erased a 27-point deficit to beat Northwestern 65-60 and extend its winning streak to 10 games

Smith, Maggard lead No. 24 Belmont women to 17th straight

Kylee Smith had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Darby Maggard had 14 points and 10 assists and No. 24 Belmont won its 17th straight game 80-56 over Morehead State

Lindstrom gets record, No. 19 Green Bay women whip Penguins

Jessica Lindstrom because the all-time double-double leader and No. 19 Green Bay outscored Youngstown State 21-0 in the third quarter and coasted to a 67-42 win

Battle helps Syracuse finish off Miami 62-55

Tyus Battle overcame a poor shooting game by scoring six points in the final 86 seconds, and the Syracuse Orangemen's stingy zone helped them beat Miami 62-55

College football attendance dips, but Purdue gets Brohm bump

Buoyed by turnaround season, Purdue bucked a trend in college football by increasing attendance by more 13,000 fans per game in 2017 _ and, in the process, banked an extra $2.5 million in revenue compared to 2016

Gulich leads No. 15 Oregon State women past No. 7 UCLA in OT

Marie Gulich had 24 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks to lead No. 15 Oregon State to a 67-64 overtime win over No. 7 UCLA

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Hebard sets NCAA record, No. 9 Oregon beats USC in 2nd OT

Ruthy Hebard scored 27 points and set an NCAA record with 30th consecutive field goals to help No. 9 Oregon hold off Southern California 80-74 in double-overtime

St. Bonaventure upsets No. 16 Rhode Island with…

Matt Mobley scored 26 points and grabbed a key rebound with 4.2 seconds left, and St. Bonaventure beat Rhode Island 77-74 to snap the 16th-ranked Rams' 16-game winning streak on Friday night

MSU football coach Dantonio gets 1-year extension to 2023

Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio's contract extended one year through the 2023 season

BUBBLE WATCH: Huskers' NCAA hopes uncertain…

Nebraska's 20-win season hasn't erased uncertainty as to whether the Huskers can secure an NCAA Tournament bid

Carr, Watkins lead Penn State over No. 8 Ohio State

Carr, Watkins lead Penn State over No. 8 Ohio State

San Francisco rallies to upset No. 15 Saint Mary's 70-63

Frankie Ferrari made a key 3-pointer as part of a big San Francisco run late in the second half then added a clinching layup with 58.5 seconds remaining, and the Dons held on to beat No. 15 Saint Mary's

No. 17 Arizona holds off No. 25 Arizona State for…

Deandre Ayton had 25 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 17 Arizona held off No. 25 Arizona State 77-70 to sweep the season series

Williams nets 26, No. 14 Stanford women top Cal 74-69

Kiana Williams scored a career-high 26 points with five 3-pointers and No. 14 Stanford won its seventh straight, defeating rival California 74-69 despite not making a shot for the final eight minutes

Mississippi State women earn share of first SEC title

Teaira McCowan had 19 points and 11 rebounds and No. 2 Mississippi State earned a share of its first Southeastern Conference title with a 95-50 victory over Vanderbilt

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Williams leads No. 9 Gonzaga over Loyola Marymount 76-46

Corey Kispert led a balanced attack with 14 points as No. 9 Gonzaga beat Loyola Marymount 76-46 on Thursday to retain at least a share of first place in the West Coast Conference

Houston ends No. 5 Cincinnati's 16-game win…

Corey Davis, Jr., finished with 16 points, and the Houston Cougars snapped the nation's longest winning streak at 16 games with a 67-62 win over No. 5 Cincinnati

Morris leads No. 19 Wichita State past Temple 93-86

Shaquille Morris had 23 points and 13 rebounds, including a tie-breaking putback in the final two minutes, to help No. 19 Wichita State defeat Temple 93-86