Stephen F. Austin stuns No. 1 Duke, 85-83 in OT

With a breakaway layup at the overtime buzzer, Stephen F. Austin pulled off a shocker for the ages and did what no team outside the ACC had done in almost 20 years — topple mighty Duke at home.

Jolly leads SMU over Jacksonville State 74-65

Tyson Jolly totaled 21 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals to propel SMU to a 74-65 victory over Jacksonville State on Tuesday night in a season opener for both teams.

National runner-up Texas Tech opens with 85-60 victory

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Another graduate transfer and some freshmen helped get No. 13 Texas Tech off to a solid start in the new season, seven months after the Red Raiders played in the national championship game.

Texas Tech, MSU, Auburn, Virginia arrive at Final Four

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Auburn, Virginia, Michigan State and Texas Tech have arrived in Minneapolis for the Final Four. Teams will practice on Thursday and hold open-to-the-public workouts on Friday. The national semifinals are on Saturday, when Auburn faces Virginia and Michigan State takes on Texas Tech. The championship game is on Monday.

Hook 'em! Texas tops Lipscomb to win NIT championship

NEW YORK (AP) - Texas can hook its horns to an NIT championship. Dylan Osetkowski had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead Texas to the NIT championship with an 81-66 win over Lipscomb on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. "It's great to win a championship," coach Shaka Smart said. The Longhorns (21-16) beat South Dakota State, Xavier, Colorado and TCU to reach the final, and...

TCU coach Dixon honors late sister before NIT semifinal

TCU has a date in Madison Square Garden and a championship it's trying to win. But first, coach Jamie Dixon had to make a travel stop closer to his heart before he took the Horned Frogs to New York City for an NIT semifinal game against Texas.

Osetkowski scores 15 to lift Texas by Colorado 68-55 in NIT quarterfinals

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Dylan Osetkowski registered 15 points as Texas got past Colorado 68-55 in the NIT quarterfinals on Wednesday night. Texas advanced to play No. 1 seed TCU on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden. Lipscomb and Wichita State will play in the other semifinal game. Kerwin Roach II had 14 points and six rebounds for Texas (19-16). Courtney Ramey and Matt Coleman III each had 11...

Noi scores 25 to lead TCU over Creighton 71-58 in NIT quarterfinals

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kouat Noi had 25 points with six 3-pointers as TCU beat Creighton 71-58 in the NIT quarterfinals on Tuesday night. TCU advanced to the semifinals at Madison Square Garden in New York for the second time in three seasons. JD Miller had 15 points for TCU (23-13). Alex Robinson added 12 points and 11 rebounds. Kevin Samuel had four blocks for the hosts.

Troy hires TCU assistant Scott Cross as basketball coach

TROY, Ala. (AP) - Troy has hired TCU assistant and former UT-Arlington head coach Scott Cross to lead the basketball program. Cross spent last season with TCU after 12 years as UT-Arlington's head coach. He led the Mavericks to the 2008 NCAA Tournament and averaged 19 wins in 12 seasons before the school fired him in March 2018. Jeremy McClain, senior vice chancellor for athletics,...

Bane scores 30, TCU beats Nebraska 88-72 in NIT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Desmond Bane had 30 points as TCU defeated Nebraska 88-72 in the second round of the NIT on Sunday night. Bane shot 6 for 9 from deep. He added eight rebounds. JD Miller had 15 points and seven rebounds for TCU (22-13). Kendric Davis added 12 points. Kouat Noi had 12 points for the hosts.

Roach scores 21 to lead Texas past Xavier 78-76 in OT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Kerwin Roach II had 21 points, eight rebounds and six assists as Texas narrowly beat Xavier 78-76 in overtime in the second round of the NIT on Sunday. Roach was fouled on a drive with 20.2 seconds left in overtime and hit 1 of 2 free throws before getting two more attempts after an offensive rebound. He missed both at 16.8 and Xavier had three good looks at tying it but...

Miller leads TCU past Sam Houston St. 82-69 in NIT tourney

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - JD Miller had 15 points to lead six TCU players in double figures as the Horned Frogs beat Sam Houston State 82-69 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night. Desmond Bane and Alex Robinson added 13 points apiece for the Horned Frogs. RJ Nembhard chipped in 12 points, and Kevin Samuel had 11. Bane also had nine rebounds for the Horned Frogs, while Robinson posted...