Wichita State will carry its pursuit of perfection into the Missouri Valley tournament.
Cleanthony Early scored 19 points, Ron Baker added 13 and the second-ranked Shockers rolled to a 68-45 victory over Missouri State on Saturday, easily putting away a team that had given them fits this season.
Four Columbia College men's basketball players scored in double figures as the No. 4 Cougars moved one step closer to an American Midwest Conference regular season title Thursday.
After a close-fought loss to then-No. 2 Freed-Hardeman, the Columbia College women's basketball team let out its frustration in a 96-57 win over Benedictine University-Springfield on Thursday in Illinois.
Dorian Finney-Smith scored 19 points, and Florida, playing its first game at No. 1, held off Vanderbilt 57-54 on Tuesday night to clinch at least a share of its second straight Southeastern Conference title and seventh overall.
In NAIA rankings released Tuesday, the Columbia men's basketball team is ranked No. 4 this week after being No. 7 previously. The women's team remained No. 12 for a third consecutive week.
The Crimson Tide (11-16, 5-9 Southeastern Conference) enters Wednesday night's visit to Mississippi (16-11, 7-7) already assured of its first losing regular-season mark since 1999-2000, Mark Gottfried's second season.
Wichita State became the first Division I team to reach 30-0 in the regular season with a 69-49 victory over Bradley on Tuesday night.
The Gators (25-2) moved up one place Monday, replacing Syracuse (25-2), which lost twice last week and dropped to fourth.
Julius Randle had just eight points but scored in the lane with 3.9 seconds remaining in overtime to give Kentucky a hard-earned victory over LSU on Saturday.
Antwan Space sank a 3-pointer in overtime to lift Texas A&M to a 68-65 win over Tennessee on Saturday.
Columbia College beat Freed-Hardeman in 2009 and 2010 in the first two contests between the teams. On Jan. 18, the two teams met for their first AMC matchup with the Cougars losing by 27 points. This time Columbia College will be looking for revenge.
The Stephens College basketball team got its first "W" this season despite losing to Harris-Stowe State University.
With the win, the Cougars are guaranteed to remain atop American Midwest Conference.
Northwestern University officials on Thursday countered a quarterback's allegations that the program places athletics over academics, urging a federal agency to deny a bid by the school's football players to form the first college athletes' union in U.S. history.
Two Division II men's basketball teams had to postpone a game Wednesday after a last-second heave knocked out light fixtures in the gym. The game, which ended in a tie Wednesday, will start in a five-minute overtime Friday.
The Columbia College women's basketball team hit a record number of 3-pointers in their win Tuesday over Continent University in Mayfield, Ky.
The Stars lost to Park University 88-49 Tuesday.
Led by junior forward Jeremy Nolen, Columbia College handily defeated Mid-Continent University on Tuesday.
NFL teams will spend this week's annual scouting combine evaluating college prospects. Part of the evaluative process includes asking questions that can pry into the lives of prospects and, in light of former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam's announcement, they will need to tread carefully this year.
Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter — backed by the United Steelworkers — took the major first step in the bid to unionize college athletes as he testified in front of the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday.