NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

Liberty basketball team celebrates after defeating Lipscomb in the Atlantic Sun conference NCAA basketball championship game in Lynchburg, Va., Sunday, March 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.)
March 08, 2020 - 6:45 pm
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Liberty is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row, but there is a big difference between them making it last year and doing it again. Expectations. “Any time you have a target on your back or you're the team that's expected to win, it's hard,” coach Ritchie...
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Winthrop guard Micheal Anumba, right, hugs guard Kyle Zunic as they celebrate after winning the Big South tournament championship over Hampton in an NCAA college basketball game in Rock Hill, S.C., Sunday, March 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
March 08, 2020 - 5:17 pm
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — It took a freshman to bring Winthrop back to where it almost always used to go — the NCAA Tournament. DJ Burns scored 16 points, 12 of them in the second half, to lead the second-seeded Eagles to a 76-68 win over fifth-seeded Hampton on Sunday in the Big South Conference...
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March 08, 2020 - 4:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Max Mahoney scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Walter Whyte added 16 and 10 and third-seeded Boston University beat seventh-seeded Bucknell 64-61 in the semifinals of the Patriot League Tournament on Sunday. Avi Toomer scored inside with 43 seconds left to pull the Bison within...
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Southern California forward Onyeka Okongwu (21) dunks against UCLA during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 08, 2020 - 3:20 pm
The Pac-12 Conference has the potential to get seven teams through to the NCAA Tournament. That would match the past two years combined and equal the conference record set in 2016. To get there, a few teams may have some work to do at next week's Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas. No. 13 Oregon (24-7...
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Arizona guard Josh Green (0) tries to pass the ball during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Washington on Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Tucson, Ariz. Washington won 69-63. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
March 08, 2020 - 1:16 am
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Washington has found a formula for success just in time for the Pac-12 tournament. Freshman Jaden McDaniels scored 20 points and classmate Isaiah Stewart added 16 as the Huskies finished the Pac-12 regular season with a flourish in a 69-63 victory over Arizona on Saturday night...
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Butler's Aaron Thompson (2), Kamar Baldwin (3), and Sean McDermott (22) celebrate in the final seconds of the team's win over Xavier in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
March 07, 2020 - 11:54 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Everyone knew Kamar Baldwin would take the final shot. The only question was whether he'd drive to the basket and try to tie, or take another from long range and go for the win. The arc opened up, and Baldwin swished it. Baldwin scored a career-high 36 points and hit a 3-pointer...
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Oklahoma guard Alondes Williams (15) is knocked backwards defending against a drive to the basket by TCU guard Desmond Bane (1) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 07, 2020 - 9:55 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The final play was drawn up for Austin Reaves, and the Oklahoma guard made one more shot to give the Sooners a victory in the final half-second of the regular season. Reaves scored 41 points, the most by a Big 12 player this season, including the game-winning fadeway jumper...
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Arizona State guard Jaelen House, left, and Washington State guard Isaac Bonton, right battle for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
March 07, 2020 - 9:50 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State's grip on a first-round bye in the Pac-12 tournament started slipping. Once up 17, the Sun Devils found themselves in a tight game as shots clanged and balls ended up in Washington State's hands. By digging down and pulling it out, Arizona State not only earned...
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March 07, 2020 - 9:48 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Reggie Perry had 22 points and 14 rebounds to lead Mississippi State to a 69-44 win over Mississippi on Saturday night. It was Perry's Southeastern Conference-leading 17th double-double of the season and 26th of his career. Mississippi State (20-11) finishes the regular...
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March 07, 2020 - 6:35 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thomas Dziagwa and Cameron McGriff each scored 19 points and Oklahoma State ended Texas' late-season surge with an 81-59 win Saturday, delivering a tough blow to Longhorns' chances to make the NCAA Tournament and raising new questions about Shaka Smart's future beyond this...
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