• Okafor's 30 points lead No. 4 Duke past Virginia Tech, 91-86

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is starting to see, and feel, the effects of having a short-handed roster. Jahlil Okafor scored a career-best 30 points, including four in overtime, and Quinn Cook scored 21 of his 26 in the second half and overtime Wednesday night as...

  • Fresno State edges Wyoming 64-59

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Marvelle Harris scored 23 points and grabbed five rebounds as Fresno State edged Wyoming 64-59 on Wednesday night. Julien Lewis had 13 points and Paul Watson added eight for the Bulldogs (13-15, 8-7 Mountain West Conference), who remain in sixth place in the...

  • No. 19 Baylor upsets No. 12 Iowa State 79-70

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Baylor was down eight and seemingly destined for its 13th straight loss at Iowa State. Then the Bears started making shots — seven straight 3s, to be precise — for a stunning late run that sunk the Cyclones. Taurean Prince scored 20 points and 19th-ranked Baylor...

  • Wednesday's prep roundup: Fountain-Fort Carson loses in 2OT

    By JUSTIN SHAW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL 5A state tournament first round Castle View 66, Fountain-Fort Carson 64, 2OT At Castle View: It was a tough way for the ninth-seeded Trojans to end their season. Fountain-Fort...

  • This week's prep schedule (Feb. 23-28)

    THE GAZETTE preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    This week's high school sports schedule for the Pikes Peak region. MONDAY, FEB. 23 No Games TUESDAY, FEB. 24 GIRLS' BASKETBALL Vanguard at St. Mary's, 6 p.m. TBA at Manitou Springs, 6 p.m. Rangeview at Palmer, 7 p.m. Doherty at Bear Creek, TBD WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25...

  • Mavs suspend Rondo for game after exchange with Carlisle

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks suspended Rajon Rondo for their game Wednesday night in Atlanta for conduct detrimental to the team, a day after the point guard had a heated exchange on the court with coach Rick Carlisle and was benched. Carlisle said he must communicate better...

  • Suns end 5-game skid with win over Nuggets

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    DENVER — Brandon Knight hit two key late 3-pointers and had 19 points to help the Phoenix Suns snap a five-game losing streak with a 110-96 victory over the injury-depleted Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Eric Bledsoe added 18 points for the Suns, who had six players score in...

  • Air Force capitalizes on Nevada's horrific night at the free-throw line

    by BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Dave Pilipovich emerged from the Air Force locker room confident of at least one thing on Wednesday night - this game wasn't bound for ESPN Classic. Nevada missed 18 of its 32 free throws. The teams combined for 30 turnovers. Air Force gave up 17 offensive rebounds, tried and missed...

  • Air Force notes: Yon looks like the player of old

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    In five games since returning from an extended absence, Max Yon had become a secondary figure in Air Force's offense. The senior is still the team's leading scorer at 13.1 points per game, but he hadn't reached double figures since his return. He got there on Wednesday with 13...

  • No. 1 Kentucky stands at 28-0, tops Mississippi St., 74-56

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — On a roster full of superstars, top-ranked Kentucky's Trey Lyles often is an afterthought. At least for one night, the 6-foot-10 freshman gave a glimpse of how important he could be for the Wildcats in their quest for an undefeated season and national...

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