Despite not getting many shots to fall, Michael Frazier II stayed involved and made two free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining that gave Florida a 57-56 victory over Arkansas on Saturday.
Showcasing the tenacity of Pearl's best Tennessee teams, the Volunteers came from behind in the second half to beat Auburn 71-63. Tennessee's victory spoiled Pearl's homecoming in his first matchup with the team he coached to six straight NCAA tournament appearances from 2006-11.
The Bulldogs used a late second-half surge, hitting 13 of their 14 free throws down the stretch, to pull off a 73-67 victory over LSU.
The Gamecocks (11-9, 2-6 Southeastern Conference) won for just the second time since toppling then No. 9 Iowa State earlier this month.
Columbia College guard Zach Rockers said the loss eight weeks ago to Lyon was a turning point in the season. Thursday's rematch netted the Cougars a 10th consecutive win.
It wasn't pretty, but eventually the No. 13 Columbia Cougars (19-3, 12-2 American Midwest Conference) made three defensive stops, sparking an 11-2 run that kept Lyon College (12-9, 9-5 AMC) at arm's length in a 61-48 win.
The Bulldogs have won five straight Southeastern Conference games. That matches their longest streak in the league in the last 14 years, and all of a sudden, the team is making a strong bid for its first NCAA tournament berth since 2011.
No More, a group trying to end domestic violence and sexual assault, has released a commercial that is scheduled to air after the second quarter of the Super Bowl. The issue has become central for the NFL since Ray Rice was suspended for punching his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.
The Lady Vols haven't won against a top-10 team on the road since 2008.
Vice president of enforcement Jon Duncan said Wednesday in an interview with The Associated Press the cases involve both prospective and incoming athletes trying to become eligible for college competition, and enrolled athletes receiving impermissible assistance from university and athletic department personnel.
South Carolina has used its tall, talented reserves to roll to a 19-0 record and looks to win its 20th straight game when it faces Alabama (12-10, 1-6 Southeastern Conference) on Thursday night. The backups include second-leading scorer in 6-foot-5 A'ja Wilson and top rebounder in 6-4 Alaina Coates, who was last year's SEC freshman of the year.
The Columbia College men's basketball team jumped three spots to N0. 13 in the NAIA top-25 rankings Tuesday. The women's team (15-5, 11-3 AMC) held firm at No. 24.
The victim, a 21-year-old neuroscience and economics major at the time of the June 2013 attack, cried as each guilty verdict was announced. The men face decades in prison when they are sentenced March 6.
Stephens College is set to unveil a new athletics website, StephensStars.com, on Wednesday.
Citing an anonymous source, FootballScoop.com reported Sunday night that Missouri's highly regarded defensive line coach was expected to accept a co-defensive coordinator position at Illinois. But in a statement Monday, Kuligowski announced he would be staying put in Columbia.
Thanks to a new flooring option and an open venue, the CoMo Derby Dames are back in Columbia after three years away in Jefferson City.
Krzyzewski became the first NCAA Division I men's coach to get 1,000 wins when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's late in the second half Sunday for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.
The 24th-ranked Cougars improved to 15-5 with a win over conference opponent Williams Baptist College (Arkansas).
Kiffin reportedly had been a candidate to become offensive coordinator for the San Francisco 49ers, but he and coach Nick Saban issued statements Saturday announcing his return.
Ole Miss (12-7, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) trailed for much of the night, but rallied from a 69-65 deficit with a little more than two minutes remaining. It was Jarvis Summers who was the difference during the tense, back-and-forth final possessions, draining a jumper just inside the 3-point line to push Ole Miss ahead 70-69 with 27.9 seconds remaining.