NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

March 01, 2020 - 1:37 am
ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Vance Jackson scored 17 points and drew a crucial foul Saturday night to help New Mexico knock off Utah State 66-64. Corey Manigault added 16 points and had an important late steal and layup to help seal the victory for the Lobos (18-13, 7-11 Mountain West). Utah State had its...
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UCLA guard Tyger Campbell, right, shoots over Arizona forward Stone Gettings during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. UCLA won 69-64. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 01, 2020 - 1:31 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mere six weeks ago, UCLA was 8-9 and in last place in the Pac-12 standings. When the Bruins closed out a dramatic win over Arizona and then celebrated with their Pauley Pavilion fans in their seniors' final home game Saturday night, the conference standings and UCLA's fortunes...
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Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev, right, shoots over Saint Mary's forward Dan Fotu during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
March 01, 2020 - 12:58 am
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — While his players chanted “Got The Hardware," Gonzaga coach Mark Few pondered a question about what sort of season this has been for the No. 3 Bulldogs. “Incredible," Few said. Gonzaga lost four starters from last year's team, and the top returning player Killian Tillie was...
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San Diego State guard Malachi Flynn (22)shoots over Nevada guard Jazz Johnson (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game played at Lawlor Events Center in Reno, Nev., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Tom R. Smedes)
March 01, 2020 - 12:01 am
RENO, Nevada (AP) — San Diego State guard K.J. Feagin called it a “gut check.” Coach Brian Dutcher said his team was "rattled." But even in front of 10,855 fans at rival Nevada, the No. 5 Aztecs overcame a 13-point second-half deficit for a 83-76 win. “We like playing on the road,” Feagin said...
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Georgia's Jordan Harris (2) looks to shoot while defended by Arkansas guard Desi Sills (3) during an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
February 29, 2020 - 9:47 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Big leads have been poison to Georgia basketball this year, but not Saturday. The Bulldogs led Arkansas early by 18 points, and held on for a 99-89 Southeastern Conference win. Earlier this season, Georgia led Missouri by 20 only to lose by three, led Florida by 22 only to lose...
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Texas' Andrew Jones (1) lays the ball up between Texas Tech's Kyler Edwards (0) and TJ Holyfield (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
February 29, 2020 - 7:45 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Shaka Smart has a simple message for his Longhorns when they were coming off a 29-point loss, and had a four-game losing streak. “We have to choose how we respond,” Smart told them then. Instead of letting its season completely unravel, Texas is now making a late...
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Providence head coach Ed Cooley shouts from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Villanova, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Philadelphia, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
February 29, 2020 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ed Cooley opened the door to the Providence locker room and was met by a crush of Friars yelling, hugging and twirling jerseys in the air toward their coach. When someone yelled out for a dance, Cooley obliged, raising the roof as the Friars encircled him and hollered, "Hey! Hey...
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Southern California forward Onyeka Okongwu, right, shoots as Arizona center Chase Jeter defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Los Angeles. USC won 57-48. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 28, 2020 - 12:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Onyeka Onkongwu scored 11 points, including a three-quarters court shot, and grabbed 10 rebounds as Southern California gave its NCAA Tournament hopes a boost with a 57-48 victory over Arizona on Thursday night. Trailing 21-20, Elijah Weaver hit a jumper and a 3-pointer and...
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Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle, right, shoots over Texas Tech guard Kyler Edwards (0) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
February 26, 2020 - 12:32 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma provided a much-needed boost to its NCAA Tournament resume with a 65-51 win over No. 22 Texas Tech on Tuesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Kristian Doolittle scored 19 points and Brady Manek added 15 as the Sooners (17-11, 7-8 Big 12) snapped a three-game losing...
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North Carolina forward Garrison Brooks (15) congratulates guard Cole Anthony following a play against North Carolina State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 26, 2020 - 12:01 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — At numerous points this season, Garrison Brooks has struggled to make free throws for North Carolina. Tuesday night, shooting free throws was like second nature for Brooks, who scored 30 points to help the Tar Heels end a seven-game losing streak with an 85-79 victory over...
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