Syracuse jumps to No. 1 in hoops poll; Texas out of Top 25

Syracuse is No. 1 in The Associated Press' Top 25, taking advantage of a weekend when the poll's top three teams lost.

Shaq has thumb surgery, may not be ready for playoffs

Shaquille O'Neal had surgery on his injured right thumb Monday and the Cleveland Cavaliers say he will be out 6 to 8 weeks. <

Nuggets miss opportunity to KO champs

The Nuggets had the Lakers on the ropes but lost sight of what was working.

Kobe off, but Lakers beat Nuggets

Lakers win, but Nuggets show they belong.

No. 14 Spartans down No. 3 Boilermakers

One game into Purdue's season without Robbie Hummel, things already have changed significantly for the worse.