Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball Shockers make move: Wichita State leaving MVC for AAC Wichita State accepted an invitation Friday to join the American Athletic Conference, ending a relationship with the Missouri Valley Conference that dated back 72 years. The presidents of the AAC's 12 member schools voted unanimously to admit the school in all sports but football. The school, which has been a member of the MVC since 1945, does not have a football program but... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 19:00:00 GMT 2017-04-07T19:00:00Z AP source: Wichita State in serious talks to join AAC HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Wichita State and the American Athletic Conference are in serious talks to have the school join the league as a non-football member as early as next fall, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Friday. No move would be announced before the end of the NCAA Tournament, according to the person who spoke to The Associat... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 22:09:00 GMT 2017-03-31T22:09:00Z Kentucky's kids rally for 65-62 win over Wichita State INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bam Adebayo timed it perfectly, slapping the shot away with his right hand less than a second before the buzzer sounded. For the 13th game in a row, Kentucky's fabulous freshmen had their hands all over another win. Wham, Bam, move on 'Cats, right into the Sweet 16. The youngest team in March Madness grew up in the closing minutes on S... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 22:23:00 GMT 2017-03-19T22:23:00Z The Latest: AP poll voters not too shabby The Latest on Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 1 a.m. The final numbers from the first round are in, and the voters in The Associated Press Top 25 poll did a pretty good job of nailing the best teams. Of the 32 teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament's second round, 30 spent at least one week in th... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 04:56:00 GMT 2017-03-18T04:56:00Z Cal's Cuonzo Martin resigns to take job at Missouri BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — In a whirlwind few hours, Cuonzo Martin resigned at California on Wednesday and was announced as the new coach at Missouri in his home state. He's headed back to the place he knows so well, a big attraction to lure him away from Berkeley after three seasons. Missouri scheduled a "campus celebration" for Monday op... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 22:25:00 GMT 2017-03-15T22:25:00Z March Madness: Tears, double takes, and then Northwestern There were tears in Syracuse, head-scratching about Duke and more than a few double takes at Wichita State. At Northwestern, they simply celebrated. On a Selection Sunday that was more about minor quibbles than pure outrage, Northwestern's first trip to the NCAA Tournament in program history stole the headlines — reminding hardcore fans and casual bracket-fillers alike that ... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:36:00 GMT 2017-03-13T15:36:00Z Tar Heels earn record 16th 1-seed to top NCAA South Region RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's run to the regular-season crown in the rugged Atlantic Coast Conference was enough to secure the Tar Heels yet another No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. And they're hardly the only blueblood program in a top-heavy South Region. UNC earned a top seed for a national-best 16th time despite falling to ... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 01:15:00 GMT 2017-03-13T01:15:00Z Bubble Watch: Illinois State starts a long week Imagine waiting a week to hear whether or not you have done enough to earn the biggest of your dreams. That's what Illinois State faces. The Redbirds, a true definition of a bubble team for the NCAA Tournament, lost to No. 21 Wichita State in the championship game of the Missouri Valley Tournament on Sunday. Whether o... Mon, 06 Mar 2017 07:11:00 GMT 2017-03-06T07:11:00Z Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2-3 in AP poll For the third straight week, Gonzaga, Villanova and Kansas are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll. It is the fourth week at No. 1 for Gonzaga (28-0), the only unbeaten team in Division I. The Zags received 59 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel on Monday. Villanova (26-2) received f... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:03:00 GMT 2017-02-20T18:03:00Z No. 7 North Carolina gets late block, edges Tennessee 73-71 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Nate Britt hasn't been able to make up for the offense and shooting touch lost with North Carolina's starting point guard sidelined by an ankle injury. Still, the senior was good enough in the final minutes of a tight game to help the No. 7 Tar Heels complete a big comeback — with some help from a couple of freshmen. ... Mon, 12 Dec 2016 02:03:00 GMT 2016-12-12T02:03:00Z Morris scores 20, No. 21 Iowa State tops Indiana State 73-71 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — No. 21 Iowa State kept firing away until some of its shots finally began to drop. Monte Morris scored 20 points and Matt Thomas shrugged off a cold shooting performance to make a 3-pointer that put his team ahead for good, and the Cyclones held off Indiana State 73-71 in the opening game of the AdvoCare Invitational at Disney World on Thursday. ... Thu, 24 Nov 2016 22:01:00 GMT 2016-11-24T22:01:00Z