Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu goes up to shoot against Oregon State's Mikayla Pivec during the second quarter of Friday's game in Eugene, Ore. Ionescu had 29 points and nine assists to lead the No. 3 Ducks past ninth-ranked Oregon State, 77-68. (Chris Pietsch/AP Photo)

Sabrina Ionescu had 29 points and nine assists and No. 3 Oregon beat No. 9 Oregon State 77-68 for its 17th straight win

No. 1 Volunteers visit No. 5 Kentucky to start demanding stretch

Tennessee guard Admiral Schofield shoots as he's defended by South Carolina forward Maik Kotsar, left, and forward Chris Silva, right, during the second half of Wednesday's game in Knoxville, Tenn. Top-ranked Tennessee won, 85-73. (Wade Payne/AP photo)

No. 1 Tennessee has demanding late-season schedule starting with trip to No. 5 Kentucky

BUBBLE WATCH: Big Ten strong up top but several bubble teams

Maryland guard Anthony Cowan Jr., center, tries for a shot between Purdue guard Carsen Edwards, left, and center Matt Haarms during the second half of Tuesday's game in College Park, Md. Maryland won 70-56. (Patrick Semansky/AP Photo)

The Big Ten has three teams that should be NCAA Tournament locks and three more in pretty good shape

Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Missouri forward Cierra Porter, left, hugs guard Sophie Cunningham after the team upset No. 5 Mississippi State 75-67 on Thursday in Starkville, Miss. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo)

Sophie Cunningham scored 24 points, Amber Smith added 16 and Missouri upset No. 5 Mississippi State 75-67 on Thursday night

No. 1 Tennessee beats South Carolina 85-73 for 19th straight win

Tennessee forward Grant Williams blocks the shot of South Carolina forward Chris Silva as forward Kyle Alexander defends during the first half of Wednesday's game in Knoxville, Tenn. Top-ranked Tennessee beat South Carolina, 85-73, for its 19th straight win. (Wade Payne/AP Photo)

Schofield's double-double helps No. 1 Tennessee beat South Carolina 85-73 for 19th straight win


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Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Providence's Makai Ashton-Langford tries to keep the ball away from Villanova's Joe Cremo and Collin Gillespie during the first half of Wednesday's game in Villanova, Pa. No. 13 Villanova won, 85-67. (Matt Slocum/AP Photo)

Eric Paschall scored 20 of his 25 points in the second half and No. 13 Villanova rebounded from its first Big East loss by running away from Providence 85-67

Murray State's Morant ascends to possible NBA lottery pick

Murray State guard Ja Morant attempts to drive past the defense of SIU Edwardsville guard Cameron Williams during the second half of Feb. 9 game in Murray, Ky. (Timothy D. Easley/AP Photo)

Once unknown at Murray State, high-flying guard Ja Morant is finding ways to stay grounded following his ascension to the bright lights of college basketball's national stage

No. 2 Duke rallies from 23 down, beats No. 16 Louisville

Duke guard Jordan Goldwire, left, and forward Cam Reddish celebrate following the team's 71-69 victory over Louisville on Tuesday in Louisville, Ky. Second-ranked Duke trailed the No. 16 Cardinals by 23 points in the second half. (Timothy D. Easley/AP Photo)

Cam Reddish made a tying 3-pointer with 1:28 left and the go-ahead free throws with 14 seconds remaining, helping No. 2 Duke overcome a 23-point second-half deficit to beat No. 16 Louisville 71-69

Tip-in at buzzer lifts No. 19 LSU past No. 5 Kentucky

LSU's Kavell Bigby-Williams celebrates after tipping in the game-winning shot against Kentucky to end Tuesday's game in Lexington, Ky. No. 19 LSU upset the fifth-ranked Wildcats, 73-71. (James Crisp/AP Photo)

Kavell Bigby-Williams connected on a tip-in at the buzzer to lift No. 19 LSU to an 73-71 win over fifth-ranked Kentucky Tuesday night


UConn OC Dunn leaving to join New York Jets

UConn's John Dunn, who was promoted to offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach following the 2018 football season, resigned on Friday to accept the tight ends coaching job with the New York Jets.

UConn football adds seven during second signing day

UConn added seven new players to its football program on Wednesday during the second National Signing Day period, head coach Randy Edsall announced.


Collier leads No. 4 UConn to rout of UCF

UConn forward Napheesa Collier (24) drives around Central Florida forward Masseny Kaba (5) during the second half of Sunday's game at Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

Naphessa Collier had 18 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and four steals to help No. 4 UConn rout UCF 78-41 on Sunday.

No. 4 UConn pulls away to rout No. 11 South Carolina 97-79

UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson and South Carolina's Tyasha Harris (52) collide as they dive after a loose ball durint the second half on Monday night at the XL Center in Hartford. The No. 4 Huskies pulled away in the second half for a 97-79 win over the No. 11 Gamecocks. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Napheesa Collier finished with 31 points, 16 rebounds and six assists and Katie Lou Samuelson had 29 points in No. 4 UConn's 97-79 victory over No. 11 South Carolina.

Collier leads No. 5 UConn women to 109-74 win over Temple

UConn's Crystal Dangerfield takes off after intercepting a pass during the first half of the No. 5 Huskies' 109-75 win over Temple on Saturday in Storrs. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Napheesa Collier tied a season-high with 30 points, leading No. 5 UConn to a 109-74 rout of Temple

UConn women host Temple on Saturday in Storrs

No. 5 UConn plays the second of three consecutive home games on Saturday when the Huskies host Temple in American Athletic Conference women's basketball game at Gampel Pavilion.


Career high Crawford leads Black Wolves to 17-11 win over the (new) Wings

The New England Black Wolves used to be the Philadelphia Wings before moving their home to Mohegan Sun Arena in 2014 and reinventing themselves as part of the southeastern Connecticut landscape.

Local roundup: Conn's Haskell wins 100 freestyle at NESCAC swimming

Connecticut College senior Olivia Haskell won the 100-yard freestyle and was on a record-breaking relay team on Sunday at the New England Small College Athletic Conference women's swimming championships.

Black Wolves fall to Wings 14-10 at Philly

The New England Black Wolves lost the first half of their home-and-home series with the Philadelphia Wings, falling 14-10 in Saturday night's National Lacrosse League game.


Durant leads Team LeBron to victory in NBA All-Star Game

Team LeBron's Kevin Durant, of the Golden State Warriors works against Team Giannis during the second half of Sunday's NBA All-Star Game at Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Kevin Durant had 31 points and seven rebounds, LeBron James added 19 points and Team LeBron overcame a big game from Giannis Antetokounmpo to defeat Team Giannis 178-164 on Sunday night in the All-Star game.

Canadian women beat U.S. 2-0 to win inaugural Rivalry Series

The inaugural Rivalry Series was created to give Canada and the United States another opportunity to put the world's best female hockey teams on the ice together.



7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Boston University at Holy Cross.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Virginia at Virginia Tech.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Notre Dame at North Carolina State.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Alcorn State at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

8 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Illinois at Wisconsin.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Kansas State at West Virginia.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Oregon at Oregon State.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Texas Christian at Oklahoma State.


7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning at Columbus Blue Jackets.

10 p.m., NESN, NBCSN — NHL: Boston Bruins at San Jose Sharks.


2:30 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund at FC Nurnberg.


6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Rio de Janeiro Open; ATP Open 13 from Marseille, France; WTA Duty Free Championships from Dubai; WTA Hungarian Ladies Open from Budapest.