Marshall helps No. 4 Xavier beat Georgetown 89-77

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite winning four straight games in the nation's capital, Xavier coach Chris Mack is happy that the Big East has never held its conference tournament in DC.

  • Written by BOBBY BANCROFT , Associated Press

No. 14 Ohio State women step closer to at least a title tie

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 22 points and No. 14 Ohio State defeated Northwestern 88-54 on Wednesday night, moving the Buckeyes closer to at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season championship.

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Jackson scores 18 as No. 16 Ohio State routs Rutgers 79-52

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Coming off two tough road losses that dropped them out of first place in the Big Ten, the No. 16 Ohio State Buckeyes got a feel-good win when they needed it.

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  • Written by By MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer

Louisville must vacate basketball title, NCAA denies appeal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville officials are not happy with the NCAA's decision that mandates the school vacate its 2013 men's basketball championship in the wake of an embarrassing sex scandal, and interim President Greg Postel did not hide his disappointment.

  • Written by By GARY B. GRAVES , AP Sports Writer