Top Flyer: Dayton's Obi Toppin leads AP All-American team
Toppin is the lone unanimous first-team choice to The Associated Press men's college basketball All-America team, Friday, March 20, 2020. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)The college basketball season came to an emphatic, dramatic end with the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament. He is Dayton's first first-team AP All-American. A preseason AP All-American, the 6-2 guard averaged 21 points per game, 17th nationally, with 4.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists. ___More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/MarchMadness and https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
Kansas back atop Top 25 as Baylor slides to No. 2 after loss
(AP Photo/Ray Carlin)LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas is back on top of the college basketball world after knocking off Baylor in a matchup of Big 12 heavyweights, while the Bears dropped to No. Kansas was atop the poll for one week in December, when it seemed as if just about every school that ascended to No. “We're a silent team that can make a run late in March,” Jayhawks guard Devon Dotson said after the 64-61 victory Saturday. 3 after a loss to BYU, and Dayton leapfrogged San Diego State for No. “Florida State is just a team, they're all really big, really long and really athletic,” Cardinals star Jordan Nwora said.
Stunner in the ATL: Ga Tech upsets No. 5 Louisville 64-58
5 Cardinals were dealt a stunning 64-58 loss by Georgia Tech on Wednesday night, snapping their 10-game winning streak. “It was an ugly game, a muddy game,” Mack said. Give credit to Jose Alvarado, who not only led Georgia Tech with 18 points but did a stellar defensive job on Nwora. “To make those two plays in that sequence, that was the game,” Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner said. Georgia Tech: Have a week off before heading to Wake Forest next Wednesday.
No. 19 Kentucky outlasts rival No. 3 Louisville 78-70 in OT
Bill Murray looks at the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Kentucky and Louisville in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. 19 Kentucky needed against rival Louisville, intensity that put him on the brink of fouling out. Richards had 13 points, including seven in a row in overtime, and Kentucky scored the final eight points for a 78-70 victory over No. Quickley had 18 points for Kentucky, which shot 46% for its 11th win over Louisville in 13 meetings. Louisville shot just 40% and made just 3 of 9 in overtime.