The governing body, saying the school lost control of its athletic department, placed Syracuse on probation for five years for breaking with the “most fundamental core values of the NCAA.”
Desi Washington scored 19 points and Tyler Gaskins added 16 as Saint Peter’s beat conference leader Iona 68-60 on Sunday to lock up the No. 7 seed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament.
What to watch for in the lead up to the madness of the next couple weeks.
Columbia has lost 21 straight games, a string of futility that is still less than half of the school-record 44-game skid the Lions slogged through from 1983-88.
Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard issued a statement after Monday night’s loss: “I am extremely disappointed in Sterling’s actions tonight.”
Miles Wright scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds Saturday night, as Dartmouth beat Columbia 61-49 on Saturday night.
Senior D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 23 points, freshman Isaac Copeland had a career-high 20 and Georgetown defeated Seton Hall 86-67 on Tuesday night after blowing an early 20-point lead.
UConn left no doubt who the best team in the country is. “I think it speaks for itself,” Huskies star Breanna Stewart said after Monday’s win.
Steve Taylor Jr. and JaJuan Johnson each scored 14 points as Marquette hung on in the final seconds to beat Seton Hall 57-54 for its first road win of the season on Saturday.
National Signing Day is arguably the most important day of the college football year.
Kellen Dunham had 21 points, including a sequence that led to five straight free throws, and seven rebounds to lead Butler over St. John’s 85-62 on Tuesday night.
Sir’Dominic Pointer had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists to help St. John’s beat Providence 75-66 on Saturday.
Sterling Gibbs scored 22 points, Isaiah Whitehead had 19 and Seton Hall used a late 9-0 run on Saturday to defeat Xavier 90-82.
With a national-best six ranked teams, the Big 12’s conference race is having an every-week impact on the AP Top 25.
Myke Henry scored 19 and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds to help DePaul overcome an 11-point second-half deficit and beat St. John’s 71-67 in overtime on Sunday.