NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg (5) shoots while defended by West Virginia guard James Bolden (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)
November 10, 2018 - 1:39 am
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Maybe that big upset in the NCAA Tournament was only the beginning for Buffalo. CJ Massinburg had 43 points and 14 rebounds as the Bulls stunned another power program Friday night, beating No. 13 West Virginia 99-94 in overtime. Buffalo opened eyes back in March when the...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2018, file photo, Villanova celebrates after defeating Providence 76-66 in overtime in an NCAA college basketball game in the Big East men's tournament final, in New York. NCAA champion Villanova has been picked by coaches to win the Big East Conference. This is the fifth straight year the Wildcats have held the top spot. They received eight first-place votes Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, while Marquette and Butler each received one No. 1 pick. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
October 25, 2018 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Villanova is in a familiar place — atop the Big East Conference. The defending NCAA champions were picked by coaches to win the Big East Conference on Thursday. This is the fifth straight year the Wildcats have held the top spot. They received eight first-place votes while Marquette...
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Indiana Pacers head coach Nate McMillan signals to his players during the second quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers during a preseason NBA basketball game, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Scott R. Galvin).
October 11, 2018 - 9:17 am
Steve Kerr and Jay Wright will be assistant coaches for the U.S. national basketball team, putting the coaches of the NBA and NCAA championship teams on Gregg Popovich's staff. Nate McMillan will be the other assistant, USA Basketball announced Thursday. The trio of coaches will work with Popovich...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 2, 2018 file photo, Villanova's Eric Paschall (4) reacts as he loses the control of the ball against Michigan's Moritz Wagner (13) and Charles Matthews (1) during the first half in the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament in San Antonio. The NCAA has a new ranking system to replace RPI when evaluating college basketball teams for the NCAA Tournament. The NCAA Evaluation Tool announced on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 will rely on game results, strength of schedule, game location, scoring margin, net offensive and defensive efficiency and quality of wins and losses. NET will be used for the 2018-19 season by the committee that selects schools and seeds the tournament.(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
August 22, 2018 - 5:21 pm
The NCAA is ditching the RPI for its own evaluation tool to select teams for the NCAA Tournament. The NCAA Evaluation Tool will rely on game results, strength of schedule, game location, scoring margin, net offensive and defensive efficiency and quality of wins and losses. NET will be used for the...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2018, file photo, Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt, chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team, gestures during a rally for the team in Chicago. Sister Jean is celebrating her 99th birthday months after gaining national attention as chaplain of the team that reached the NCAA Final Four. The university held a campus party with students and school staffers Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (Tyler LaRiviere/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
August 21, 2018 - 12:38 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Sister Jean is celebrating her 99th birthday months after gaining national attention as chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the NCAA Final Four. The university held a campus party with students and school staffers Tuesday for Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt. The...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, referee Gene Steratore stands of the field before an NFL game between the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals in Cleveland. CBS Sports has hired Steratore as a rules analyst for its NFL broadcasts. Steratore retired this offseason after leading the officiating crew at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)
June 27, 2018 - 4:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS Sports has hired former referee Gene Steratore as a rules analyst for its NFL broadcasts. Steratore retired this offseason after leading the officiating crew at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. He says that after 15 years of officiating in the NFL, "it's time to hang up my whistle...
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June 04, 2018 - 10:46 pm
Officials at Alabama and Kentucky say that Hall of Fame former administrator and basketball coach C.M. Newton has died. He was 88. The schools announced his death Monday night. Newton was a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA championship squad during a basketball career spanning more than 50 years as a...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 2, 2018 file photo, Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo (10) chases the loose ball against Michigan's Charles Matthews (1) during the second half in the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament in San Antonio. NBA draft decisions by underclassmen will help shape the 2018-19 college basketball season. The winners and losers at the deadline to withdraw from the NBA draft by players who did not hire an agent. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
May 31, 2018 - 12:25 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The deadline for college players to withdraw from the NBA draft has a widespread impact, from the individuals involved to their families to the teams who may select them in June. The decisions made on or just before Wednesday's deadline also will have a lasting effect on the 2018-19...
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during a news conference at the NCAA headquarters, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Indianapolis. The Commission on College Basketball led by Rice, released a detailed 60-page report Wednesday, seven months after the NCAA formed the group to respond to a federal corruption investigation that rocked college basketball. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
April 25, 2018 - 4:34 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on recommendations by the Commission on College Basketball to the NCAA (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says the National Association of Basketball Coaches has scheduled a conference call for Thursday so coaches can discuss the basketball's...
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during a news conference at the NCAA headquarters, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Indianapolis. The Commission on College Basketball led by Rice, released a detailed 60-page report Wednesday, seven months after the NCAA formed the group to respond to a federal corruption investigation that rocked college basketball. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
April 25, 2018 - 12:14 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Commission on College Basketball danced around whether college athletes should be able to cash in on their names, images and likenesses, but Condoleezza Rice's remarks to the NCAA suggested she thinks it is good idea. "We don't believe that the NCAA can legislate in this...
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