NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2019, file photo, Duke's Zion Williamson (1) dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Clemson, in Durham, N.C. Williamson was named both The Associated Press ACC player and newcomer of the year, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
March 13, 2019 - 1:25 pm
The madness of March has already begun with conference tournaments in full swing and Selection Sunday looming. The latest edition of the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast is a basketball special edition. AP national college basketball writer Aaron Beard joins Ralph Russo to sort out how the...
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March 12, 2019 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NCAA Tournament selection show is returning to CBS and its traditional bracket-first format for revealing the field for March Madness. The plan for Sunday is to drop the alphabetical reveal and get right to the bracket. The show will be one hour, start at 6 p.m. EDT and be...
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Auburn forward Horace Spencer (0) defends a shot by Tennessee forward Grant Williams (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett)
March 12, 2019 - 12:57 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee forward Grant Williams is the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference player of the year and Mississippi's Kermit Davis is coach of the year. Williams earned unanimous first-team all-SEC honors for a second straight season. The 14-member media panel also voted...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2019, file photo, Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver (23) shoots over Oklahoma's Miles Reynolds (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Lubbock, Texas. Culver was named the Big 12 Conference Player of the Year, Tuesday, March 12, 2019.(AP Photo/Brad Tollefson, File)
March 12, 2019 - 12:20 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech sophomore guard Jarrett Culver is The Associated Press Big 12 player of the year after helping lead his hometown Red Raiders to a share of the regular season conference title. Chris Beard was named coach of the year after his third season with the Red Raiders,...
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Kansas head coach Bill Self reacts to a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Baylor Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. Kansas won 78-70. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 12, 2019 - 3:36 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just about the only good thing that comes with failing to win at least a share of the Big 12 title for the first time in 15 years is Kansas knows its first-round opponent in the league tournament. It's not much. But it's something. The No. 3 seed Jayhawks, who were trumped...
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Iona head coach Tim Cluess shouts instructions to his players during the first half of the championship NCAA college basketball game against Monmouth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament, Monday, March 11, 2019, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
March 12, 2019 - 12:35 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Tim Cluess has set the bar pretty high at Iona. It's what he's used to doing. Asante Gist had 22 points, Tajuan Agee added 18 and top-seeded Iona defeated Monmouth 81-60 on Monday night to win the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title for the fourth straight time. Iona...
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Wofford guard Nathan Hoover (10), UNC-Greensboro guard Isaiah Miller (1) and Wofford guard Fletcher Magee (3) scramble for the ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the Southern Conference tournament championship, Monday, March 11, 2019, in Asheville, N.C. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
March 11, 2019 - 11:01 pm
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Nathan Hoover is the guy who never stops competing in Wofford practices regardless of the situation. That feistiness carried over to the Southern Conference Tournament championship game on Monday night. The junior guard scored all 20 of his points in the second half on 5-of-6...
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Gonzaga coach Mark Few watches during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Saint Mary's in Moraga, Calif., Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 11, 2019 - 1:40 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gonzaga and Virginia have become the clear choices for AP Top 25 voters. The Zags and Cavaliers were ranked 1-2 atop Monday's latest poll, marking their third straight week in those spots. But it was the first time in those weeks that the two teams claimed all the first-place...
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Bradley's Koch Bar and Elijah Childs (10) celebrate as the final horn sounds in an NCAA college basketball game against Northern Iowa during the championship of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, Sunday, March 10, 2019, in St. Louis. Bradley won 57-54. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 10, 2019 - 6:46 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A huge rally by Bradley resulted in quite a reward — its first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2006. Down by 18 points with 17 minutes left, Elijah Childs and the Braves surged past Northern Iowa 57-54 Sunday in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game. "You can't make...
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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett holds a piece of the net after a victory over Louisville after an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, March 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 10, 2019 - 3:19 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A full regular-season schedule didn't provide a clear answer as to who is the best team in the majority of the power conferences. No. 2 Virginia and No. 3 North Carolina ended up sharing the Atlantic Coast Conference's regular-season championship. No. 9 Michigan State and...
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