After losing to Texas Tech and Kansas, Baylor dropped to No. 9 after being ranked No. 4 last week in the latest AP Top 25 poll released Monday. Duke jumped two spots and is back in the top 10 at No. 10. Kentucky moved up two positions to No. 11. At the top of the poll, Mark Few’s Gonzaga Bulldogs remained at No. 1 with yet another perfect week. The Zags are now 28-0, dominating the competition with double-digit wins in each of the past 20 games, and close out the regular season schedule this week a trip to San Diego and a home game against BYU. So not only has Gonzaga been No. 1 since Week 13 on Jan. 30, but it appears primed to stay there until the madness of March begins. Virginia continued
Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise money and reward coaches with jet-set vacations. Some schools spend millions of dollars a year flying their coaches and executives on scores of trips around the country, and some pass the cost on to students and taxpayers. The Associated Press requested documents from dozens of public universities and found that at least 20 own or share ownership of planes for school business, often employing a few full-time pilots to fly them.
Porter Moser’s Loyola-Chicago team plays its home finale Wednesday. (Getty) Loyola-Chicago’s final home game is Wednesday, and as the kids say, it’s going to be lit. Or, in this case, Jesu-LIT. That’s right: This is the Ramblers’ annual Jesuit Jam game