NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

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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March 26, 2019 - 7:46 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the's "Bracket Challenge," according to the NCAA. Gregg Nigl of Columbus told The Columbus Dispatch he almost didn't fill out his bracket last week, saying he was home sick...
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Central Florida guard Aubrey Dawkins, left, battles for a rebound against Duke's Zion Williamson, and Cam Reddish (5) after missing a potential game-winning tip-in during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Duke defeated Central Florida 77-76. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 26, 2019 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One week into March Madness, CBS is feeling good. Based on ratings from the nation's largest media markets, the Nielsen company said CBS and the Turner Networks had the second best performance over the last 29 years for the first four games of the NCAA men's basketball tournament...
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Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, left, embraces San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich after an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in San Antonio. Miami won 110-105. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
March 26, 2019 - 3:50 pm
Dwyane Wade says it's time college basketball got a makeover. Wade sits down with PodcastOne Sports Now to talk about the NCAA Tournament and the memories he has of his Final Four run with Marquette in 2003. The conversation with guest host and AP Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds also includes the...
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Duke's Zion Williamson, center, celebrates the team's 77-76 win over Central Florida in a second-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Columbia, S.C., Sunday, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 25, 2019 - 2:24 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The path to the Final Four will not be easy for Zion Williamson, Luke Maye, De'Andre Hunter and the other top-seeded stars in the NCAA Tournament. For the first time in a decade, the remaining tournament field entering the Sweet 16 looks a lot like the one set on Selection...
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Kansas guard Devon Dotson (11) sits on the bench in the closing minutes of the team's loss to Auburn in a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger)
March 25, 2019 - 2:06 pm
Bill Self stood in a room just off the court in Allen Fieldhouse on Selection Sunday and lamented that the Big 12 managed to squeak only six schools into the NCAA Tournament. The Hall of Fame coach of Kansas pointed to the impressive nonconference wins that the league racked up in November and...
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Oregon forward Louis King celebrates after scoring against UC Irvine during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 25, 2019 - 12:50 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ehab Amin started the second half by cheering on his Oregon teammates from the bench during a scoring drought that seemed like it would never end. When the fifth-year senior got into the game, he provided a jolt of energy that carried Oregon to the Sweet 16. Amin's 3-pointer...
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Tennessee's Jordan Bowden, right, and Lamonte Turner (1) celebrate after winning a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament against Iowa, Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 25, 2019 - 12:44 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Admiral Schofield ran around the court in sheer joy, waving a March Madness towel after Tennessee made it back to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2014. The rest of the Volunteers? Just trying to breathe normally again. Tennessee avoided one of the biggest meltdowns in...
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Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson reacts to a foul call during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game against Ohio State in the NCAA Tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 25, 2019 - 12:23 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Houston's fans chanted "Sweet 16" in the final minute of the Cougars' NCAA Tournament win over Ohio State. The celebration was long overdue — it's been 35 years since the Cougars have made this trip. "I saw a lot of proud Cougars up there behind us tonight," Houston coach Kelvin...
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