Russ Smith scored 28 points in a bittersweet homecoming, leading No. 4 Louisville into the Big East tournament semifinals with a 74-55 victory over Villanova on Thursday night only hours after the death of his esteemed high school coach.
Langston Galloway hit two free throws with 1.4 seconds left to lead Saint Joseph’s past Xavier 58-57 on Thursday night in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament.
Traevon Jackson made a contested 3-pointer at the buzzer and finished with 15 points, and No. 22 Wisconsin survived an upset scare from Penn State with a 63-60 win Sunday in its regular-season finale.
Dwayne Evans had 16 points and 17 rebounds and No. 16 Saint Louis hit 17 of its 20 shots in a pull-away second half, clinching a share of the Atlantic 10 title with a 78-54 victory over La Salle on Saturday.
Khalid Wyatt recorded a double-double and Temple overcame a slow start to defeat Fordham 74-55 Wednesday night in Atlantic 10 Conference action.
Alex Mitola scored 17 points and Connor Boehm added 15 off the bench as Dartmouth ended a five-game losing streak with a 69-64 Ivy League victory over Pennsylvania on Friday night.
Gabe Knutson had 19 points for Lehigh.
Jerome Hairston scored 20 points and Jerrelle Benimon had 19 points and 10 rebounds as Towson edged Drexel 72-71 Saturday for its 16th victory, its most since the 1995-96 season.
Tyreek Duren tied a career-high with 29 points and Ramon Galloway posted a double-double to guide La Salle past local rival Saint Joseph’s 76-64 Saturday in Atlantic 10 Conference play.
Ryan Arcidiacono scored 25 points and Villanova grabbed 20 offensive rebounds in beating Connecticut 70-61 on the road Saturday.
Khalif Wyatt scored 25 points, including a clinching free throw in the closing seconds, to lead Temple to an 89-88 victory over Charlotte on Wednesday night in an Atlantic 10 Conference game.
Mackey McKnight scored 21 points and Lehigh shot 62.1 percent in the first half en route to an 85-76 Patriot League victory over Army on Sunday.
James Bell then intercepted a pass off a full-court press and was fouled. Bell hit both to make it 52-all with 42 seconds left.
It should be fun on Saturday night on Hawk Hill as St. Joe’s hosts Temple in a critical Big 5 and Atlantic 10 match-up.
Levi Giese scored 17 points and Seth Hinrichs posted a double-double to lead Lafayette to a 78-57 victory over archrival Lehigh on Sunday, handing the Mountain Hawks their first Patriot League loss this season and snapping their five-game winning streak.