Men's college basketball

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski celebrates Duke's win over Florida State after cutting down a net after the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
March 18, 2019 - 1:50 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke has a No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25 again to go with its top overall seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils are back on top followed by Virginia and North Carolina to give the Atlantic Coast Conference a 1-2-3 showing in the final AP Top 25 poll this season. The...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) celebrates after Duke defeated Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
March 18, 2019 - 9:33 am
It's going to take more than a busted sneaker to stop Zion Williamson. The way he's going, he might not be done until he's cutting down nets at the Final Four. Impressed by how Duke is playing with college basketball's best player in the lineup, the NCAA selection committee made the Blue Devils the...
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March 18, 2019 - 9:20 am
The Atlantic Coast Conference comes into the NCAA Tournament with three No. 1 seeds. Putting three teams in the Final Four is a different matter. The last time one league had three teams in the national semifinals was 1985, the year the field expanded to 64 teams. Georgetown and St. John's arrived...
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Michigan State's Kenny Goins cuts a piece of the net after defeating Michigan 65-60 in an NCAA college basketball championship game in the Big Ten Conference tournament, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
March 17, 2019 - 10:57 pm
The Big Ten Conference has doubled its presence in the NCAA Tournament a year after its fewest picks in a decade. A record eight Big Ten schools were selected for the 68-team field on Sunday, the most for any league. The ACC, which had three of the No. 1 seeds, and the SEC each got seven teams. Six...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) goes up to dunk against Florida State during the first half of the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 17, 2019 - 9:35 pm
The Latest on Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament (all times local): 9:36 p.m. Betting on March Madness is starting with many gamblers throwing their weight behind Duke and freshman phenom Zion Williamson. William Hill US says nearly 20 percent of the money bet on the NCAA Tournament winner...
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Yale's Alex Copeland, center, celebrates with fans as teammate Trey Phills, left, looks on in the final minute of an NCAA college basketball game for the Ivy League championship against Harvard at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Sunday, March 17, 2019, in New Haven, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 17, 2019 - 9:19 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Two thoughts kept running through Alex Copeland's mind as his Yale team prepared to take on Harvard for the Ivy League championship and an NCAA berth. First, he couldn't stop thinking about how hard he would cry if the Bulldogs lost on their home floor to their archrival in...
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Virginia coach Tony Bennett argues a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 17, 2019 - 8:56 pm
Nothing will ever erase Virginia's history as the first men's No. 1 seed to lose its NCAA Tournament opener. At least now the Cavaliers' wait for the chance to make up for that unprecedented loss is nearly over. The Cavaliers are the second overall No. 1 seed and back in the South Region bracket...
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Michigan State's Matt McQuaid (20) celebrates after shooting a 3-point basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball championship game against Michigan in the Big Ten Conference tournament, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
March 17, 2019 - 8:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo had one simple question for his team. He got the answer he wanted, and the sixth-ranked Spartans picked up their sixth Big Ten Tournament championship. Now, they'll try to bring home the biggest prize of all. Matt McQuaid scored a career-high 27 points,...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) reacts during the second half against Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 17, 2019 - 7:29 pm
The clock is ticking. The rest of college basketball has three weeks to figure out how to stop Duke's freshman force of nature, Zion Williamson. Williamson and the Blue Devils got the overall top seed in the tournament, while Gonzaga and two more Atlantic Coast Conference teams — North Carolina and...
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Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin shouts to his players during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Houston in the American Athletic Conference men's tournament final Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Troy Glasgow)
March 17, 2019 - 7:10 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With conference player of the year Jarron Cumberland running the show, No. 24 Cincinnati pulled away to win its second American Athletic Conference Tournament. Cumberland had 33 points and eight rebounds as No. 24 Cincinnati won its second straight AAC tournament title,...
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