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Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer directs her team during the second quarter of an NCAA college basketball game against Central Connecticut, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer gets 1,000th career win

- Associated Press

The Hall of Fame coach joined Pat Summitt, Geno Auriemma, Tara VanDerveer and Sylvia Hatchell in the 1,000-victory club. Division II coach Barbara Stevens also has won over 1,000 games. The 70-year-old Stringer is the first African-American coach to reach the milestone.

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside, right, looks for an opening past Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) and center Dwight Howard during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Wizards run away in the fourth, top Heat

- Associated Press

Wall scored 28 points, he and Rivers each scored 10 in the pivotal fourth quarter and the Washington Wizards got a much-needed win by topping the Miami Heat 116-110 on Saturday night. The Wizards opened the fourth on a 31-12 run, with Wall and Rivers fueling most of that effort.

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) gets around Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) for a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater) **FILE**

Jimmy Butler going to 76ers from Minnesota

- Associated Press

Butler is being traded to the 76ers in a package that will send Dario Saric and Robert Covington to the Timberwolves. Justin Patton will also be sent to Philadelphia, and Jarryd Bayless and a 2022 second-round pick are also going to Minnesota.

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Freshman Akinjo leads Georgetown past Illinois 88-80

Associated Press

Freshman James Akinjo had 19 points, including a key 3-point play, and seven assists, Jamorko Pickett blocked a shot in the closing seconds and Georgetown beat Illinois 88-80 on Tuesday night.

Gustafson nets 29, No. 13 Iowa tops Western Kentucky 104-67

- Associated Press

Megan Gustafson made all 13 of her shots and scored 29 points, Makenzie Meyer hit five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 21 points and No. 13 Iowa beat Western Kentucky 104-67 on Tuesday night.

Osaghae scores with 11 seconds left, FIU edges Milwaukee

Associated Press

Osasumwen Osaghae drove for a layup to break a tie with 11 seconds remaining, converted the 3-point play after getting fouled and Florida International survived an attempted 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat Milwaukee 86-83 on Tuesday night.

Liberty cruises to 93-40 win over Trevecca Nazarene

Associated Press

Scottie James scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Caleb Homesley grabbed 12 rebounds, scored 10 points and made six assists and Liberty beat Division II Trevecca Nazarene 93-40 on Tuesday night.

Michelle Obama, right, is greeted by Oprah Winfrey to discusses her new book during an intimate conversation to promote "Becoming" at the United Center on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Chicago. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP)

Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with Oprah

- Associated Press

Michelle Obama began her 12-stop book tour Tuesday by sitting with Oprah Winfrey before an audience at the home arena of the Chicago Bulls, speaking on everything from piano lessons and washing socks to crying on a plane the day her family moved out of the White House and President Donald Trump moved in.

Diallo sparks Providence comeback win over Holy Cross, 70-61

Associated Press

Alpha Diallo scored 18 points, including a layup midway through the second half that allowed Providence to erase an eight-point second half deficit and take the lead en route to a 70-61 win over Holy Cross on Tuesday night.