Arkansas fires women's basketball coach Tom Collen
Arkansas fired women's basketball coach Tom Collen on Friday, bringing a close to a disappointing stretch for the program.
The Razorbacks (19-11) lost in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament to Mississippi on Wednesday, the eighth time in nine seasons they've failed to advance past the opening game.
SEC MBB: Alabama snaps Arkansas' 6-game win streak
Trevor Releford scored 24 points and Shannon Hale added 18 to lead Alabama to an 83-58 victory over Arkansas on Saturday, snapping the Razorbacks' six-game winning streak.
SEC MBB: Tennessee trounces Missouri, 72-45
Antonio Barton scored 16 points and Jarnell Stokes had a double-double Saturday as Tennessee trounced Missouri 72-45 to win its fourth straight game and boost its NCAA tournament hopes.
BIG 12 MBB: Crockett leads Texas Tech past Texas
Jaye Crockett scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Texas Tech to a 59-53 win over Texas in a regular-season finale on Saturday.
This was the Red Raiders' (14-17, 6-12 Big 12) first win over the Longhorns (22-9, 11-7) since 2008 in Lubbock.
BIG 12 MBB: Baylor clips K-State, 76-74
Kenny Chery kept stepping to the free-throw line and kept knocking them down.
Ten times in a row.
The stretch of perfection came in the midst of 17 straight made free throws for Baylor, and was part of a 29-point outpouring by the junior guard that helped the streaking Bears hold on for a tense 76-74 victory over Kansas State on Saturday.
ACC MEN'S BB: Parker tallies 30, No. 4 Duke tops North Carolina
If this was Jabari Parker's last home game at Duke, what a farewell it was.
The freshman phenom scored a season-high 30 points and added 11 rebounds in the fourth-ranked Blue Devils' 93-81 win over No. 14 North Carolina on Saturday night.
BIG 12 MBB: Oklahoma blows out TCU, 97-67
No. 23 Oklahoma is already going into this postseason on a much better note - and as the No. 2 tournament seed in arguably the nation's top conference.
Buddy Hield scored 24 points and the Sooners clinched the No. 2 seed in next week's Big 12 tournament with a 97-67 victory Saturday at TCU, the league's first team in 10 years to go through the regular season without winning a conference game.
PAC-12 MBB: Oregon upsets No. 3 Arizona
The Oregon Ducks opened the regular season with a 13-game winning streak. They closed it with seven straight victories.
The Ducks may have stumbled in the middle, but reserve guard Jason Calliste says the Ducks still belong in the national conversation - especially after a 64-57 victory over No. 3 Arizona in the regular-season finale Saturday.
MISSOURI VALLEY MBB: No. 2 Wichita State whips Missouri State
All those runaway wins, it's hard for unbeaten Wichita State to pick a favorite.
Blowouts have become the norm for the Shockers. It keeps them loose during games and after.
''I can't remember which one was our best game, but if you think so, then OK,'' point guard Fred VanVleet said after the second-ranked Shockers encountered little resistance in a 67-42 rout of Missouri State in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament semifinals on Saturday.
BIG 12 MBB: Iowa State drops OSU in OT
Naz Long forced overtime with a 30-foot 3-pointer at the buzzer, DeAndre Kane scored five of his 27 points in the closing seconds, and No. 16 Iowa State overcame a 16-point deficit to beat Oklahoma State in overtime 85-81 on Saturday.
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