Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement Wednesday after 13 years in the NBA.
Jordan Williams scored 17 points and North Texas made six of its eight final free throws to seal a 62-55 win over Delaware State on Wednesday night.
The Sooners built an 18-point lead early in the second half, but they squandered it and lost 65-63.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league’s lack of tolerance for domestic violence.
Stephanie Mavunga scored 18 points, including the game-winner with 34 seconds left, to lead North Carolina to a 79-77 win over Oklahoma State on Wednesday night.
Courtney Walker scored 18 points and the fifth-ranked Aggies shoved aside the Owls’ otherworldly requests on Wednesday night, in dispatching Rice 76-55.
Texas Tech forced the Tigers into a grinding type of game. Baskets were hard to come by for both teams. But LSU showed it could win an ugly game by knocking off the Red Raiders in overtime 69-64.
Shannon Evans scored 24 points and had five assists, Will Regan added 15 points, and Buffalo beat Texas Arlington 74-68 on Tuesday.
The Baylor Lady Bears have added post player Beatrice Mompremier to their early signing class.
Monta Ellis scored 18 points, Chandler Parsons had 17 points, and the Mavericks defeated the Hornets by a score of 107-80 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory.
Dallas has been chosen to host the women’s basketball Final Four in 2017. The area hosted the men’s basketball Final Four last season at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
Kevin Pangos made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points to lead Gonzaga past the Mustangs 72-56 on Monday night.