Ruthy Hebard hits 33 straight field goals for NCAA record

Oregon forward Ruthy Hebard, left, battles with UCLA forward Michaela Onyenwere for control of the ball during overtime of their Pac-12 NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Oregon won, 101-94 in overtime. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s Ruthy Hebard set the NCAA record for consecutive field goals made for men and women Monday night.

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: Blue Raiders play with 1st AP ranking

FILE - This March 20, 2016 file photo shows Middle Tennessee head coach Kermit Davis talking to his players during the first half of a second-round men's college basketball game against Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament in St. Louis. The Blue Raiders checked in at No. 24 in Monday's latest AP Top 25 for its first ranking in program history. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, file)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Middle Tennessee has upset power-conference teams in the past two NCAA Tournaments and reached 20 wins for the third straight season. Now the Blue Raiders have another milestone: their first appearance in the AP Top 25 poll.

Deep SEC set to get most NCAA tourney bids in league history

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes specks with forward Grant Williams (2) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgia in Athens, Ga., Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

Mississippi State’s Ben Howland was hardly shocked when South Carolina upset No. 12 Auburn, and doesn’t believe his Southeastern Conference coaching peers were either.

Baylor clinches Big 12 title with 93-87 win over Texas

Baylor center Kalani Brown (21) celebrates a score against Texas during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor had barely clinched its eighth consecutive Big 12 title when the team started passing around green and gold baseball caps to commemorate the championship.

Stanford holds off late surge to beat California 77-73

Stanford guard Daejon Davis (1) shoots against California guard Juhwan Harris-Dyson (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Berkeley, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — It took a little bit of luck and a pair of big free throws from Dorian Pickens in the final seconds to keep Stanford from getting swept by California this season.

TOP 25 REWIND: Michigan State, Villanova earn big road wins

Michigan State Michigan State guard Cassius Winston, left, celebrates with guard/forward Miles Bridges after scoring a basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Northwestern, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Rosemont, Ill. Michigan State won 65-60. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a season marked by parity, No. 2 Michigan State and No. 3 Villanova turned in big road performances as reminders of their title potential in March.

Black’s career-high 28 pushes Illinois past Nebraska 72-66

Illinois forward Leron Black (12) greets fans during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Champaign, Ill., on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Illinois won 72-66. (AP Photo/Rick Danzl)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Close games have not gone well for Illinois this season. The Illini have lost nine games by single digits, including three losses in overtime and one at the buzzer against Nebraska on Jan. 15.

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