No. 22 Texas Tech tops No. 18 Baylor 77-53 in Big 12 opener
LUBBOCK, Texas — Keenan Evans scored 18 points, freshman Zhaire Smith added 15 in his Big 12 debut and No. 22 Texas Tech rolled past 18th-ranked Baylor 77-53 in the conference opener for both teams Friday night.Jarrett Culver finished with 13 points and Niem Stevenson had 11 points and a game-high five assists for the Red Raiders (12-1, 1-0 Big 12) in the first meeting out of 135 with both of these longtime conference rivals ranked.BOX SCORE: TEXAS TECH 77, BAYLOR 53Mark Vital scored 12 points for the Bears (10-3, 0-1), who were missing Big 12 rebounding leader Jo Lual-Acuil because of a left foot sprain.
Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has filed a defamation lawsuit and restraining order against an Arizona man and woman over NCAA allegations , reports The Athletic .
Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has filed a defamation lawsuit and restraining order against an Arizona man and woman over NCAA allegations , reports The Athletic .
© Dylan Buell/Getty Images Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has filed a defamation lawsuit and restraining order against an Arizona man and woman over NCAA allegations, reports The Athletic.
The suit, filed against Ron Bell and his girlfriend Jennifer Pendley, claims the two attempted to defame Pastner and extort and blackmail him with false information that would damage Pastner's reputation and cause him to lose his job.
Georgia Tech suspended starting basketball players Tadric Jackson and Josh Okogie in November after learning they accepted benefits in violation of NCAA rules. The two received apparel, meals and transportation from the same person whose identity at the time was not reveled. Jackson and Okogie have since been reinstated.
Stubhub crashes minutes after Georgia wins Rose Bowl to advance to national title game in Atlanta
The Georgia Bulldogs outlasted the Oklahoma Sooners 54-48 in a ridiculous double-overtime Rose Bowl to advance to the national title game. Stream Live TV 70+ channels Start Free Trial Sponsored by fuboTV And it just so happens that the championship game is in Atlanta, so the game immediately became a highly coveted ticket by Georgia fans. So much so, that Stubhub crashed in the minutes after the Rose Bowl win.ESPN’s Darren Rovell tweeted that Stubhub was down for 30 minutes, and the cheapest ticket was $2,480 when the site started working again.
Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner has filed a lawsuit alleging defamation, intentional Georgia Tech subsequently reported the violations to the NCAA and suspended the two players pending a decision.
Saturday, January 13, 2018 Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has filed a defamation lawsuit and restraining order against an Arizona man and woman over NCAA allegations . The suit , filed against Ron Bell and his girlfriend Jennifer Pendley
Bell claims Pastner knew of the payments, but Pastner has denied acknowledgment. Bell also claims Pastner allegedly assaulted Pendley, but Pastner said he didn't learn of this claim until a phone call with the NCAA.
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In the limelight
Arizona guard Rawle Alkins (1) goes to the basket against Oregon State on Jan. 11 in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona won, 62-53.
East Carolina's Isaac Fleming, left, tries to control the ball while Wichita State's Rauno Nurger dives for it on Jan. 11 in Greenville, NC. Wichita State won, 95-60.
Making it count
Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. (10) shoots over Arizona State forward Romello White (23) on Jan. 11 in Tempe, Ariz. Oregon won, 76-72.
Notre Dame forward Bonzie Colson out eight weeks with broken foot
The Fighting Irish will be without their leading scorer and rebounder, Bonzie Colson, for almost all of their ACC schedule.Colson will have surgery Thursday to repair the injury, which he suffered in practice this week.
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Stealing the show
Ohio State's Keita Bates-Diop, right, looks for an open pass as Maryland's Kevin Huerter defends on Jan. 11 in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State won, 91-69.
Won't let go
Portland forward Tahirou Diabate (14) go after the ball against Gonzaga forward Killian Tillie on Jan. 11 in Spokane, Wash. Gonzaga won, 103-57.
Fight for the edge
Clemson's Mark Donnal, left, tries to take a charge from North Carolina State's Lavar Batts Jr. on Jan. 11 in Raleigh, NC. North Carolina State won, 78-77.
Louisville guard Asia Durr (25) shoots between the defensive pressure of Notre Dame forward Kathryn Westbeld, left, and guard Jackie Young (5) on Jan. 11 in Louisville, Ky. Louisville won, 100-67.
On the rise
Grayson Allen, centre, of Duke drives the lane against Shamiel Stevenson, left, of Pittsburgh on Jan. 10 in Pittsburgh. Duke won, 87-52.
Stealing the moment
Texas guard Matt Coleman (2) grabs a loose ball as teammate Dylan Osetkowski (21) and TCU guard Kenrich Williams fall to the court on Jan. 10 in Austin, Texas. Texas won, 99-98 in overtime.
Taking it on
Michigan State's Nick Ward, right, maneuvers against Rutgers' Mamadou Doucoure on Jan. 10 in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State won, 76-72.
Display of skills
Villanova guard Phil Booth, centre, charges past Xavier forward Naji Marshall, left, on Jan. 10 in Philadelphia. Villanova won, 89-65.
Florida State's Phil Cofer, right, shoots around the defense of Louisville's Anas Mahmoud (14) on Jan. 10 in Tallahassee, Fla. Louisville's won, 73-69.
Guarding it well
Texas forward Jada Underwood (12) has her shot disrupted by TCU's Toree Thompson, left, and Amy Okonkwo, right, on Jan. 10 in Fort Worth, Texas. TCU won, 79-77.
Splitting the defense
Hamidou Diallo of Kentucky goes up for a shot between D.J. Hogg, left, and Tonny Trocha-Morelos of Texas A&M on Jan. 9 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won, 74-73.
Creighton's Marcus Foster, left, is defended by Butler's Aaron Thompson on Jan. 9 in Omaha, Neb. Creighton won, 85-74.
On a mission
Marquette's Andrew Rowsey, left, drives on Seton Hall's Michael Nzei on Jan. 9 in Milwaukee. Marquette won, 84-64.
Out of bounds
Iowa State's Nick Weiler-Babb tries to save the ball from going out of bounds as Kansas' Malik Newman watches on Jan. 9 in Lawrence, Kan. Kansas won, 83-78.
On the hunt
De'Andre Hunter of Virginia shoots between Oshae Brissett, left, and Paschal Chukwu of Syracuse on Jan. 9 in Charlottesville, Va. Virginia won, 68-61.
Take it if you can
Tennessee forward Grant Williams drives against Vanderbilt forward Clevon Brown on Jan. 9 in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee won, 92-84.
West Virginia guard Jevon Carter drives to the basket against Baylor guard Jake Lindsey on Jan. 9 in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia won, 57-54.
Take it to the hole
Purdue center Isaac Haas goes to the basket against Michigan on Jan. 9 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Purdue won, 70-69.
No. 18 Texas Tech never trails in 85-73 win over No. 10 KU
Kennan Allen scored 15 points, Norense Odiase and Justin Gray had 12 apiece, and No. 18 Texas Tech never trailed in beating No. 10 Kansas 85-73 on Tuesday night for the Red Raiders' first win at Allen Fieldhouse in 18 tries. BOX SCORE: TEXAS TECH 85, KANSAS 73The Red Raiders (13-1, 2-0 Big 12) built a 16-point lead midway through the first half, then found an answer every time the 3-point-dependent Jayhawks (11-3, 1-1) tried to mount a second-half charge.Zach Smith had 11 points and Jarrett Culver contributed 10 for Texas Tech, which has won its first two Big 12 games for the first time in a decade.
Josh Pastner is embroiled in a case involving allegations of blackmail, NCAA rules violations and the Georgia Tech coach being accused of sexual assualt. Here' s what' s at stake amid the dueling lawsuits .
Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has reportedly filed a defamation lawsuit and restraining order against an Arizona man and woman over NCAA allegations .
Man of the moment
North Carolina's Luke Maye drives to the basket as Boston College's Jerome Robinson defends on Jan. 9. North Carolina won, 96-66.
Battle of strength
Auburn forward Desean Murray fights for the rebound against Mississippi forward Justas Furmanavicius on Jan. 9 in Auburn, Ala. Auburn won, 85-70.
Oklahoma's Trae Young dribbles the ball away from Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver on Jan. 9 in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma won, 75-65.
Miami 5-foot-7 freshman guard Chris Lykes (2) shoots against M.J. Walker of Florida State on Jan. 7 in Coral Gables, Fla. The Hurricanes won 80-74.
California Golden Bears guard Kianna Smith, top right, shoots against Sam Thomas (14) and Kat Wright of the Arizona Wildcats on Jan. 7 in Tucson, Ariz. The Golden Bears won 53-51.
Rashard Kelly (0) and Zach Brown of Wichita State defend against Justin Brown of South Florida on Jan. 7 in Wichita, Kan. The Shockers won 95-57.
Taking the shot
Cincinnati's Jacob Evans (1) shoots against SMU's Ben Emelogu II on Jan. 7 in Highland Heights, Ky. The Bearcats won 76-56.
Splitting the defense
Arizona State guard Kodi Justice (44) drives against Utah's Kolbe Caldwell (2) and
Jayce Johnson on Jan. 7 in Salt Lake City. The Sun Devils won 80-77.
No. 1 goes down
Ohio State forward Keita Bates-Diop (33) goes up to shoot against Michigan State's Kenny Goins (25) on Jan. 7 in Columbus, Ohio. The Buckeyes beat the No. 1 Spartans 80-64.
Looking for an opening
LSU's Tremont Waters (3) shoots against Texas A&M on Jan. 6 in College Station, Texas. The Tigers won 69-68.
To the basket
West Virginia's Teddy Allen (13) drives against Oklahoma's Jamuni McNeace on Jan. 6 in Morgantown, W.Va. The Mountaineers won 89-76.
North Carolina State's Omer Yurtseven, right, shoots over Duke's Wendell Carter Jr. on Jan. 6 in Raleigh, N.C. The Wolfpack won 96-85.
Looking for an opportunity
Connecticut forward Napheesa Collier is blocked by Alyssa Rader and Shae Leverett (21) of South Florida on Jan. 6 in Tampa, Fla. UConn won 100-49.
Young's 27 lift No. 9 Oklahoma over No. 8 Texas Tech 75-65
Trae Young scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half to help No. 9 Oklahoma beat No. 8 Texas Tech 75-65 on Tuesday night. Young, a freshman point guard who leads the nation in scoring and assists, made just 1 of 12 shots in the first half. He drained 6 of 11 in the second to help the Sooners bounce back from a loss to No. 2 West Virginia on Saturday.BOX SCORE: OKLAHOMA 75, TEXAS TECH 65Young also had nine assists and four steals for Oklahoma (13-2, 3-1 Big 12), which won its 11th straight at home. Christian James had 15 points and Khadeem Lattin added 11 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks for the Sooners.
Pastner filed a civil lawsuit in Arizona against Bell, who in November admitted that he had provided extra benefits to two Georgia Tech players. 6, 2017 phone call with NCAA investigators that Pastner had sexually assaulted Pendley, who is Bell’ s girlfriend. That allegation is “fabricated and false
According to multiple reports , Pastner filed the civil suit in Superior Court of A statement issued by Pastner ' s attorneys outlines his allegations in the suit : “Ronald Bell and Jennifer Pendley have threatened It also orders him to stay away from the Georgia Tech campus and the Pastner ' s home.
Battle in Colorado
Colorado's Tyler Bey (1) battles Deandre Ayton of the Arizona Wildcats on Jan. 6 in Boulder, Colo. The Buffaloes won 80-77.
Virginia's Devon Hall (0) drives to basket against North Carolina's Theo Pinson on Jan. 6 in Charlottesville, Va. The Cavaliers won 61-49.
Auburn's Mustapha Heron (5) shoots against Arkansas' Daniel Gafford on Jan. 6 in Auburn, Ala. The Tigers won 88-77.
Up for grabs
Seton Hall's Khadeen Carrington (0) shoots as Butler's Tyler Wideman defends on Jan. 6 in Indianapolis. The Pirates won 90-87.
Texas Tech's Keenan Evans (12) gets fouled by Kansas States' Amaad Wainright on Jan. 6 in Lubbock, Texas. The Red Raiders won 74-58.
Take your time
Purdue's Vincent Edwards shoots a free throw against Nebraska on Jan. 6 in West Lafayette, Ind. The Boilermakers won 74-62.
In the air
Providence's Kyron Cartwright, right, drives whiile defended by Xavier forward Sean O'Mara on Jan. 6 in Providence, R.I. The Friars won 81-72.
Arizona State guard Remy Martin, left, pulls in a rebound in front of Colorado forward Dallas Walton, center, and Arizona State forward Mickey Mitchell (3) on Jan. 4 in Boulder, Colo. Colorado won, 90-81 in overtime.
Going with the flow
Justin Jenifer, right, of Cincinnati drives to the basket against Alani Moore II of Temple on Jan. 4 in Philadelphia. Cincinnati won, 55-53.
On full flow
Wichita State's Landry Shamet, center, looks for a pass against Houston's Wes VanBeck on Jan. 4 in Wichita, Kan. Wichita State won, 81-63.
Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura, center, drives past Pepperdine's Harrison Meads on Jan. 4 in Malibu, Calif. Gonzaga won, 89-59.
Family outraged over patient's death after altercation in ER
Family alleges confrontation with police involved use of excessive force A Texas family is alleging that a confrontation between police and one of their relatives in a hospital emergency room involved the use of excessive force, CBS affiliate KHOU-TV reports. The 25-year-old man died after the 2016 incident.
Tech ' s Pastner files suit amid accusations. Shortly after they arrived at Memphis, the lawsuit says, Pastner sent Bell an email, which read: "As you know most important thing to me over anything else is having us always be in compliance with NCAA rules.
Attorneys representing Georgia Tech men' s basketball coach Josh Pastner filed a civil suit Friday After becoming aware of Bell' s allegations on Oct. 2, Pastner said he reported the violations to The lawsuit said Bell first made threats about turning over information about NCAA violations in the Tech
Leading the fight back
Anthony Cowan Jr., center, of Maryland drives to the basket as Miles Bridges (22) and Lourawls Nairn Jr. of Michigan State tries to defend on Jan. 4 in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State won, 91-61.
Turning on the heat
Arizona guard Rawle Alkins (1) drives as Utah guard Parker Van Dyke (5) defends on Jan. 4 in Salt Lake City. Arizona won, 94-82.
Above the crowd
Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale (24) shoots over Miami's Endia Banks (3) and Erykah Davenport (30) on Jan. 4 in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame won, 83-76.
Maryland guard Kaila Charles, right, bursts past Iowa guard Alexis Sevillian on Jan. 4 in College Park, Md. Maryland won, 80-64.
Marquette's Markus Howard drives to the basket defended by Providence's Alpha Diallo and Kalif Young on Jan. 3 in Providence, RI. Marquette won in overtime 95-90 .
Georgia Tech's Josh Okogie drives to the basket against the Miami on Jan. 3 in Atlanta, GA. Georgia Tech won 64-54.
East Carolina's Salita Greene, left, and Connecticut's Kyla Irwin chase the ball on Jan. 3 in Greenville, N.C. Connecticut won 96-35.
High point battle
Oklahoma's Trae Young shoots as Oklahoma State's Solomon, left, defends on Jan. 3 in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma won 109-89.
Kentucky's Kevin Knox drives past LSU's Skylar Mays on Jan. 2 in Baton Rouge, LA. Kentucky won 74-71.
Up for a shoot
Virginia's Ty Jerome shoots the ball over Virginia Tech's Ahmed Hill on Jan. 3 in Blacksburg, Va. Virginia won 78-52.
North Carolina's Theo Pinson attempts a shot over the defense of Florida State's Phil Cofer on Jan. 3 in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State won 81-80.
JJ Caldwell of Texas A&M shoots over Egor Koulechov of Florida and Kevarrius Hayes on Jan. 2 in College Statiopn, TX. Florida won 83-66.
Udoka Azubuike of Kansas battles Davide Moretti and Norense Odiase of Texas Tech for a rebound on Jan. 2 in Lawrence, Kansas. Texas Tech won 85-73.
Drive to the basket
Xavian Stapleton of Mississippi State dribbles toward the basket past Dustin Thomas of Arkansas on Jan. 2 in Starkville, Miss. Mississippi State won 78-75.
Grant Williams of Tennessee and Horace Spencer, right, of Auburn fight for the ball on Jan. 2 in Knoxville, Tenn. Auburn won 94-84.
Xavier's Trevon Bluiett shoots against Butler's Kelan Martin, left, on Jan. 2 in Cincinnati. Xavier won 86-79.
Kenrich Williams of TCU and Mark Vital of Baylor go after a loose ball on Jan. 2 in Waco, Texas. TCU won 81-87.
Jevon Carter of West Virginia does a jump step between Xavier Sneed of Kansas State and Barry Brown on Jan. 1 in Manhattan, KS. West Virginia won 77-69.
Mohamed Bamba of Texas dunks the ball over Solomon Young, right, of Iowa State on Jan. 1 in Ames, Iowa. Texas won 17-7.
Taming the defence
Seton Hall guard Khadeen Carrington, center, drives to the basket between St. John's guard Justin Simon, right, and forward Kassoum Yakwe, left, on Dec. 31 in Newark, NJ. Seton Hall won, 75-70.
Going for the basket
Kentucky's Quade Green (0) shoots while defended by Georgia's Mike Edwards on Dec. 31 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won, 66-61.
Leading the game
Connecticut's Gabby Williams (15) drives to the hoop against Memphis on Dec. 31. UConn won, 97-49.
$300k to settle sex discrimination claims against Congress
Nearly $300,000 in taxpayer funds has been spent to settle 13 claims against members of Congress or their offices since 2003 that include sexual harassment or sex discrimination, according to statistics released by a House committee on Friday.The Committee on House Administration released a list of settlements stemming from claims against member offices between 2003 and 2007 that include three cases involving sex discrimination that total more than $27,000.
Two months after he was publicly accused of committing and encouraging NCAA rules violations and committing sexual assault against an acquaintance, Georgia Tech men’ s basketball coach Josh Pastner told his side of the story. In a lawsuit filed Friday in the Arizona Superior Court in Pima
Report : Georgia Tech ' s Josh Pastner Files Lawsuit Over NCAA - sports.yahoo.com. Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has filed a defamation lawsuit and restraining order against an Arizona man and woman over NCAA allegations , reports The Athletic .
Making the difference
Cincinnati guard Jarron Cumberland (34) drives to the basket in front of Memphis guard Jeremiah Martin on Dec. 31 in Highland Heights, Ky. Cincinnati won, 82-48.
On the run
Creighton's Marcus Foster, left, drives around Providence's Alpha Diallo on Dec. 31 in Omaha, Neb. Creighton won, 83-64.
Phil Cofer of the Florida State Seminoles was called for a foul against the Duke Blue Devils on Dec. 30 in Durham, N.C. Duke won 100-93.
Stuck in the middle
Daniel Gafford of the Arkansas Razorbacks, center, grabs a rebound against Grant Williams, left, and James Daniel III of the Tennessee Volunteers on Dec. 30 in Fayetteville, Ark. The Razorbacks won, 95-93.
I got it
Deandre Ayton of the Arizona Wildcats grabs the basketball against Tra Holder (0) of the Arizona State Sun Devils on Dec. 30 in Tucson, Ariz. The Wildcats won 84-78.
Max Montana of the San Diego State Aztecs dribbles against the Utah State Aggies on Dec. 30 in San Diego. The Aztecs won, 79-59.
Get outta my way
Kelan Martin (30) of the Butler Bulldogs dribbles against Jalen Brunson of the Villanova Wildcats on Dec. 30 in Indianapolis. The Bulldogs won, 101-93.
Oklahoma Sooners guard Ty Lazenby (14) defends against Alex Robinson of the TCU Horned Frogs on Dec. 30 in Fort Worth, Texas. The Sooners won, 90-89.
Opportunity makes a thief
Baylor's King McClure (22) tries to steal the ball away from Texas Tech's Justin Gray (5) on Dec. 29 in Lubbock, Texas. The Red Raiders won 77-53.
'The Walking Dead' stuntman's mom files wrongful death suit .
The mother of a stuntman who fell to his death on the set of "The Walking Dead" in Georgia has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the show's network and other parties, saying unreasonably low budgets led to inadequate safety precautions.John Bernecker, 33, died July 12 from injuries suffered in a fall on the set in Senoia, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) south of Atlanta.The lawsuit filed Tuesday by Susan Bernecker in Gwinnett County State Court says AMC Networks Inc. "orchestrated and enforced a pattern of filming and producing 'The Walking Dead' cheaply and, ultimately, unsafely.