Missouri’s Martin ready for game against former Vols team

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2018, file photo, Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin gestures during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida, in Columbia, Mo. Martin hasn't coached at Tennessee since the 2013-14 season. The current Missouri coach will face his former team for the first time since he left for Cal on Wednesday night. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin has a job to do.

Bentley’s women’s basketball coach on cusp of 1,000 wins

In this Jan. 25, 2014, photo, Bentley University women's NCAA college basketball head coach Barbara Stevens celebrates her 900th win with senior forward Lauren Battista after a game in Waltham, Mass. Barbara Stevens couldn't imagine being mentioned in the same conversation with Geno Auriemma and Pat Summitt. Yet Bentley's longtime women's basketball coach has a chance to join those two icons in the 1,000-victory club on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (Ted Fitzgerald/The Boston Herald via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Stevens couldn’t imagine being mentioned in the same conversation with Geno Auriemma and Pat Summitt.

Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s meet in first WCC clash

Gonzaga's Zach Norvell Jr., right, drives against San Francisco's Jamaree Bouyea (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s have dominated the West Coast Conference, combining to win 17 straight regular-season championships and 17 of 19 conference tournament titles.

Ionescu is about more than just those triple-doubles

In this Sunday, Jan. 14, 2017 photo, Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu, left, signs autographs with teammate Lexi Bando following an NCAA college basketball game at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore. Ionescu has gained attention with her triple-double record. But she’s much more than a stat to the No. 7 Ducks, who are off to a 6-0 start in Pac-12 conference play. (AP Photo/Anne M. Peterson)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The video scoreboard at Matthew Knight Arena showed short vignettes featuring Oregon players musing about their possible superhero names.

Mykhailiuk, Graham lead No. 10 Kansas over No. 6 WVU 71-66

West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate (50) blocks Kansas guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kansas’ reserves were struggling to produce and time was running down, so Svi Mykhailiuk and Devonte Graham went to work.

No. 3 Louisville women dominate No. 2 Notre Dame 100-67

Louisville guard Asia Durr (25) shoots between the defensive pressure of Notre Dame forward Kathryn Westbeld (33) and guard Jackie Young (5) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asia Durr and Myisha Hines-Allen combined to match Notre Dame’s point total, just one example of how much No. 3 Louisville dominated the second-ranked Irish almost from the start.

Huskers beat Illini 64-63 on Palmer’s last-second 3-pointer

Nebraska's James Palmer Jr. (24) celebrates after scoring the game-winning three-point basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Illinois in Lincoln, Neb., Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Nebraska won 64-63. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — James Palmer Jr. played it cool after hitting the winning 3-pointer just before the buzzer to give Nebraska a 64-63 win over Illinois on Monday night.

USC rides 14 3-pointers to 84-67 victory over Utah

Utah guard Justin Bibbins, right, reaches in on Southern California forward Chimezie Metu during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in Los Angeles. USC won 84-67. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California played with a chip on its shoulder. First, the Trojans were still mad about teammate De’Anthony Melton being held out this season. Second, they didn’t like the reminders Utah was dropping about its eight-game winning streak over the Trojans.

Ionescu, No. 8 Oregon beat No. 18 ASU, stay atop Pac-12

Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu, right, shoots over Arizona State's Sophia Elenga during the first half of their NCAA basketball game in Eugene, Ore. Sunday Jan. 14. 2018. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — On a near-record shooting night for No. 8 Oregon, it was still the Ducks’ defense that made the difference.

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