college basketball


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Conner Frankamp and Kansas seemed like the perfect match, the high-scoring guard and one of the state's top recruits playing for the school that he grew up watching.


The story seems to be the same every season at Kentucky: Lose star players to the NBA, replace them with another group of one-and-doners, compete for a national championship.


The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' preseason 2014-15 college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2013-14 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) After three seasons of patience, Mike Anderson knows the time for a return to the NCAA tournament is now at Arkansas.


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Just seven months after playing in the NCAA regional semifinals, Tennessee is being picked to finish near the bottom of the Southeastern Conference.