HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Connecticut has given men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie a new contract that runs through the end of the 2017-18 season.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Maxie Esho scored 14 points as Massachusetts held off Northern Illinois 64-59 Saturday for its fifth straight victory.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Preston Purifoy and Terence Jones scored 17 points apiece to lead UAB to an 83-63 victory over Northeastern in a nonconference game Saturday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Shavon Coleman had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and LSU used balanced scoring to cruise past Houston Baptist 75-58 on Friday.