Michigan OSU players are Bucks through and through

COLUMBUS, Ohio — With less than 24 hours to the game, families of Buckeye players are preparing to watch their sons play. But for a family, they come from the state up north to cheer on the scarlet and gray. what you need to know Cedric Saunders was a tight end at OSU from 1990-1993 … Read more

Sueing leads Buckeyes past No. 21 Texas Tech 80-73 in Maui

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Justice Sueing couldn’t have asked for a much better homecoming, especially after sitting out most of last season with an injury. The Honolulu native scored 23 of his career-best 33 points in the second half to help Ohio State defend No. 21 Texas Tech for an 80-73 win in the fifth-place … Read more

No. 7 Baylor many helpers in 89-60 win over McNeese State

WACO, Texas (AP) — True freshman Keyonte George scored 17 points, Adam Flagler added 13 with nine assists and seventh-ranked Baylor retired for an 89-60 win from McNeese State on Wednesday. LJ Cryer had 16 points for the Bears (5-1) to chasing three straight 20-point games that earned him Big 12 Player of the Week … Read more

No. 7 Baylor many helpers in 89-60 win over McNeese State

WACO, Texas (AP) — True freshman Keyonte George scored 17 points, Adam Flagler added 13 with nine assists and seventh-ranked Baylor retired for an 89-60 win from McNeese State on Wednesday. LJ Cryer had 16 points for the Bears (5-1) to chasing three straight 20-point games that earned him Big 12 Player of the Week … Read more

No. 24 Texas must beat Baylor then wait for the B12 title shot ` Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Steve Sarkisian gave his players the realistic, if somewhat out of control, scenario for how the 24th-ranked Longhorns could still get into the Big 12 championship game. Dave Aranda got philosophical as his Baylor team headed into Friday’s regular-season finals after losing in the final game to undefeated Conference … Read more

Former Ohio State linebacker ponders championship

AKRON, Ohio — Ohio State fans will always remember how Cie Grant pressured Miami quarterback Ken Dorsey in the final game of the 2003 Fiesta Bowl and gave the Buckeyes a national championship. “I never imagined, from my humble beginnings, that I would be sitting here, at the age of 42, two decades later, speaking … Read more

Kentucky’s Mark Stoops gets pay raise, contract extended to 2031

LEXINGTON, Kentucky — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has signed an amended contract extension through June 2031 that will increase his annual base salary to $8.6 million plus incentives in February. what you need to know The deal increases Mark Stoops’ buyout from $1.75 million to $4.5 million if he exits the program before June 30 … Read more

Kentucky’s Mark Stoops gets pay raise, contract extended to 2031

LEXINGTON, Kentucky — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has signed an amended contract extension through June 2031 that will increase his annual base salary to $8.6 million plus incentives in February. what you need to know The deal increases Mark Stoops’ buyout from $1.75 million to $4.5 million if he exits the program before June 30 … Read more

Michigan State outlasts Tshiebwe, No. 4 Kentucky in 2OT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The state of Michigan has found a way to end. The search for Kentucky No. 4 continues — even with consensus international of the year Oscar Tshiebwe back in action. Malik Hall forced two overtimes with dunks from inbounds games, Mady Sissoko delivered two game-changing slams late in the second overtime, and … Read more