NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

Virginia's Ty Jerome (11) is fouled by Oregon's Payton Pritchard (3) during the second half of a men's NCAA Tournament college basketball South Regional semifinal game, Friday, March 29, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. Virginia won 53-49. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 29, 2019 - 2:04 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ty Jerome's 3-pointer was memorable not only for its timing, but because it marked one of the few Virginia made against Oregon. Jerome gave the Cavaliers a three-point lead with 3:34 remaining, and then they used their trademark defense to smother the Ducks and make it stand...
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Texas Tech forward Tariq Owens (11) shoots over Michigan defenders during the second half an NCAA men's college basketball tournament West Region semifinal Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 29, 2019 - 1:11 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — More than 24 minutes into the game, the nation's best defense had yet to allow its 20th point. Yes, Texas Tech makes it tough on people. One more clamp-down job like this and the Red Raiders will be D-ing up in the Final Four. Jarett Culver's 22 points were a mere subplot in...
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Seattle Mariners' Tim Beckham watches his two-run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Seattle. The homer was Beckham's second of the day. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
March 29, 2019 - 12:33 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Tim Beckham, Domingo Santana and Seattle's hodgepodge of new faces sent the defending World Series champions to a deflating start. The Mariners didn't just knock off Boston. They thumped their way past the Red Sox and their ace, Chris Sale. Beckham hit two of Seattle's three home...
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Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura, right, and forward Brandon Clarke celebrate the team's win against Florida State during an NCAA men's college basketball tournament West Region semifinal Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 29, 2019 - 12:21 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Gonzaga was not going to be bullied by Florida State again with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line. The top-seeded Bulldogs beat Florida State 72-58 in a Sweet 16 rematch Thursday night that moved Gonzaga to a regional final for the fourth time. "This year we came with...
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Michigan forward Ignas Brazdeikis, middle, drives to the basket between Texas Tech forward Deshawn Corprew, let, and guard Jarrett Culver during the first half an NCAA men's college basketball tournament West Region semifinal Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 29, 2019 - 12:17 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — More than 24 minutes into the game, the nation's best defense had yet to allow its 20th point. Yes, Texas Tech makes it tough on people. One more clamp-down job like this, and the Red Raiders will be D-ing up in the Final Four. Jarett Culver's 22 points were a mere subplot in...
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Virginia's Mamadi Diakite (25) shoots over Oregon's Kenny Wooten (14) during the first half of a men's NCAA Tournament college basketball South Regional semifinal game, Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 28, 2019 - 11:11 pm
The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 11:10 p.m. Virginia has gone on a 10-0 run to grab a 23-18 lead over Oregon with 2:37 left in the first half. The Cavaliers missed 15 of 16 shots during one stretch and trailed by as many as six before rallying late in the first...
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Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl speaks during a news conference at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. Auburn plays North Carolina in a Midwest Regional semifinal on Friday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 28, 2019 - 4:14 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The last four teams standing in the Midwest Region are a celebration of everything that is good about college basketball: star players, over-achievers, tradition-rich programs and successful coaches. They also exemplify everything wrong with the game. Top-seeded North...
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North Carolina's Kenny Williams, right, answers a question as teammate Cameron Johnson listens during a news conference at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. North Carolina plays Auburn in a Midwest Regional semifinal on Friday. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 28, 2019 - 3:13 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — North Carolina guard Kenny Williams is ready to go against Auburn in the NCAA Tournament after straining his hamstring last weekend, while top bench player Nassir Little is questionable with the flu. Williams was injured early in the second half of the top-seeded Tar Heels'...
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Virginia Tech guard Ty Outlaw looks to shoot during an NCAA men's college basketball practice in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019. Virginia Tech plays Duke in an East Regional semifinal game on Friday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 28, 2019 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams clarified the circumstances surrounding the arrest of swingman Ty Outlaw and said he expects the sixth-year senior to play against top-seeded Duke in the NCAA Tournament on Friday. Outlaw was charged with possession of marijuana last week stemming...
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Buffalo head coach Nate Oats listens to a question during a news conference at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. Buffalo plays Texas Tech on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 27, 2019 - 5:27 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nate Oats helped turned Buffalo into an NCAA Tournament regular. Now, he's trying to restore Alabama to that status. The Crimson Tide hired Oats on Wednesday after he led the Bulls to their best season and a third NCAA berth in four years. Athletic director Greg Byrne turned...
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