NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

Tennessee guard Lamonte Turner (1) shoots a 3-point shot against Kentucky to give Tennessee a 78-76 lead in the final minute of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee held on to win 82-78. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 16, 2019 - 7:45 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Lamonte' Turner picked a perfect time to snap out of his shooting slump. Turner sank a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30 seconds left as No. 8 Tennessee rallied to beat No. 4 Kentucky 82-78 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinal thriller Saturday. Before...
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Auburn guard Jared Harper (1) makes a 3-point shot against Florida guard Jalen Hudson in the closing seconds of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Auburn won 65-62. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 16, 2019 - 5:39 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers are stringing together some impressive accomplishments with coach Bruce Pearl. Now they have a chance at something particularly special before the NCAA Tournament. Jared Harper hit a 3-pointer with 12 seconds left as No. 22 Auburn held off Florida 65-62...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) drives to the basket against North Carolina during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 16, 2019 - 4:11 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson didn't hesitate when he saw his shot for the lead coming off the rim late in a tense game with Duke's fierce rival. He bounced right back up in traffic for the kind of play that only he can make with his athleticism and size. Yes, the Blue Devils' freshman...
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Florida guard Andrew Nembhard (2) is hugged by Jalen Hudson after Nembhard hit the winning 3-point basket against LSU in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Florida won 76-73. At right is LSU guard Skylar Mays (4). (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 16, 2019 - 4:05 am
Andrew Nembhard likely lifted Florida off the bubble and into the NCAA Tournament. Nembhard's long 3 with 1.2 seconds to go pushed the Gators past top-seeded LSU 76-73 in the SEC quarterfinals on Friday. The win, which was Florida's second over the ninth-ranked Tigers this season, gave the Gators (...
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Seton Hall guard Quincy McKnight (0) and guard Myles Cale (22) celebrate after defeating Marquette during an NCAA college basketball semifinal game in the Big East men's tournament, early Saturday, March 16, 2019, in New York. Seton Hall won 81-79. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 16, 2019 - 2:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of a showdown between the Big East's top two scorers, Seton Hall-Marquette devolved into a chippy foul-fest and ended with the league's player of the year coming up short on a potential winning 3. After 57 fouls — including nine technicals — were called, 85 free throws were...
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West Virginia's Emmitt Matthews Jr. (11) gets past Kansas' Mitch Lightfoot (44) to put up a shot during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 men's tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 16, 2019 - 12:14 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dedric Lawson transferred to Kansas in part to win championships. He'll have that chance Saturday night. The former Memphis standout scored 24 points and the No. 17 Jayhawks, who failed to win a share of the Big 12 regular-season title for the first time in 15 years, roared...
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Kansas State's Cartier Diarra (2) knocks the ball away from Iowa State's Marial Shayok (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 men's tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 15, 2019 - 11:45 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Marial Shayok had watched shot after shot hit everything but net Friday night, and Iowa State's leading scorer and veteran leader could very well have grown hesitant and frustrated. Instead, he hit the two biggest shots of the game. Shayok rattled in a tying 3-pointer down...
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Virginia's Mamadi Diakite, left, drives past Florida State's Christ Koumadje, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
March 15, 2019 - 11:36 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton said his team's goal this season has been to establish itself among the hierarchy of the Atlantic Coast Conference largely dominated the past several years by Duke, North Carolina and Virginia. While that has been a challenging task for...
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Florida guard Andrew Nembhard (2) is hugged by Jalen Hudson after Nembhard hit the winning 3-point basket against LSU in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Florida won 76-73. At right is LSU guard Skylar Mays (4). (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 15, 2019 - 8:16 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Florida Gators finally figured out how to avoid overtime against LSU. For that, they could soon be receiving a very nice reward. Andrew Nembhard hit a 3-pointer with a second left, and Florida rallied from 13 down in the second half Friday to upset the ninth-ranked...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, Chuck Person leaves Manhattan federal court in New York. The former Auburn assistant basketball coach is scheduled to plead guilty on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, to a conspiracy charge in a scandal that involved bribes paid to families of NBA-bound young athletes to steer them to top schools and favored money managers and agents. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister, File)
March 15, 2019 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Auburn assistant basketball coach Chuck Person is scheduled to plead guilty on Tuesday to a conspiracy charge in a scandal that involved bribes paid to families of NBA-bound young athletes to steer them to top schools and favored money managers and agents. The change-of-plea...
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