Valentine stays with the hot hand

MSU's Denzel Valentine knocks down his second trey late in the first half to give the Spartans a 7-point lead. Valentine has 10 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds at the break on ESPN2.


Wichita State's Grady injured in loss

Anton Grady suffered an unknown injury after colliding with an Alabama player in the second half of the Shockers' 64-60 loss. After the collision, Grady lay motionless on the ground before being stretchered off the court. Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall said "Anton is alert, awake and talking. He said he has feelings in his extremities, but can't move." Story

Kentucky's Ulis leaves with arm injury

Sophomore guard Tyler Ulis left with an apparent right arm injury when a USF player landed on him when both were going after a loose ball. Kentucky went on a 12-0 run after Ulis got hurt. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Kentucky pulls away from USF at halftime

No. 1 Kentucky scored the final 15 points of the first half against USF for the 42-21 lead, including this sweet pass from Isaiah Briscoe from three-quarters court to Jamal Murray, who finished with a pretty layup.


Flagrant foul causes scary fall

Texas A&M's Anthony Collins hit the ground very hard after committing a flagrant foul on Syracuse's Malachi Richardson in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game, which Cuse won 74-67.


Some nice UK teamwork on the alley-oop

Kentucky is starting to build up the first-half lead over USF thanks to plays such as Skal Labissiere going way up to finish the alley-oop off the Jamal Murray pass. (Live on ESPN)


Guerrero's block gets stuck at the rim

USF's Ruben Guerrero was able to admire his block against Kentucky slightly longer than usual, as the ball got stuck between the rim and the backboard.


Poythress finishes breakaway with dunk

Alex Poythress was the beneficiary of some nice Kentucky defense, as a Wildcats steal led to two easy points (Live on ESPN).


No-look 360 pass leads to easy dunk

No. 23 Xavier's Makinde London pulled off the sweet spinning no-look dime to Sean O'Mara for the two-handed dunk in the Musketeers' 87-77 win over USC.


Syracuse wins Battle 4 Atlantis title

Michael Gbinije hit four 3-pointers and scored 20 points, and Malachi Richardson added 16 points to lift Syracuse to a 74-67 win over Texas A&M in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship. The Orange beat Charlotte and upset UConn and Texas A&M to win the title. Box score


Watch: No. 1 Kentucky vs. USF

South Florida (1-4) looks to slow top-ranked Kentucky in the Hoophall Miami Invitational. The Wildcats have won their first five games by an average of 17.8 points per game. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Cuse pulling away from No. 25 Texas A&M

Trevor Cooney draws the fouls, drops the bucket and makes the free throw to extend Syracuse's lead to 9 late in the second half. The Orange is in control with 1:36 left as they look to capture the Battle 4 Atlantis championship on ESPN.


Richardson's And-1 layup ties Texas A&M

Malachi Richardson gets the layup to go and draws the foul to pull Syracuse even at 55 with the No. 25 team in the nation in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship on ESPN.


Battle of unbeatens going back and forth

Syracuse's Michael Gbinije knots it at 46 with this 3-pointer in the second half against No. 25 Texas A&M. Gbinije is 3-of-5 from deep and has 12 points in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship on ESPN.


Momentum swings Cuse's way to end half

Michael Gbinije nails a 3-pointer in the final seconds of the first half, then draws a shooting foul off a steal to earn a trip to the free-throw line, where he made 2 of 3. No. 25 Texas A&M's lead is down to 35-33 in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship on ESPN.


Cooney cools Aggies with hot shooting

Trevor Cooney sinks a high-arching trey to regain the Syracuse lead midway through the first half. Cooney leads the Orage with 8 points in the Battle 4 Atlantis Championship on ESPN.


7-foot-6 Ndiaye makes dunking look easy

UC Irvine's Mamadou Ndiaye shows that if you're 7-foot-6, you don't have to jump very high to dunk.


Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

2016 Battle4Atlantis field: Michigan State, Louisville, Wichita State, LSU, Baylor, VCU, St. John's and Old Dominion.

Cuse overcomes slow start to take lead

Tyler Lydon comes off the bench and sinks his first shot -- a 3-pointer -- to give the Orange a 13-7 lead in the first half. Syracuse is on a 10-3 run in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship on ESPN.


Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Take away from Gonzaga-UConn: Both teams are second weekend NCAA type teams. UConn's Jalen Adams will get more minutes and Zags' Kyle Dranginis is all-glue team potential.