NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

Texas Southern center Trayvon Reed (5) drives to the basket past Arkansas-Pine Bluff forward Terrance Banyard, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Southwestern Athletic Conference, Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
March 10, 2018 - 7:25 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Trayvon Reed had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Demontrae Jefferson added 15 points and Texas Southern defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 84-69 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game on Saturday. Texas Southern (15-19) earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament for the...
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Georgia head coach Mark Fox yells from the sidelines during the first half in an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt at the Southeastern Conference tournament Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 10, 2018 - 6:48 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia coach Mark Fox has been fired following a disappointing regular season and a loss to Kentucky in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament. Athletic director Greg McGarity announced the decision in a statement released by the school on Saturday. McGarity moved quickly on Fox,...
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Arkansas' Anton Beard (31) shoots as Tennessee's Jordan Bone (0) and Yves Pons, right, defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball semifinal game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday, March 10, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 10, 2018 - 5:47 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Bone scored 19 points to help spark a hot-shooting first half for No. 13 Tennessee in an 84-66 win over Arkansas in the Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinals on Saturday. The win is the sixth straight and 13th in the last 15 games for the second-seeded Volunteers (25...
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Cincinnati guard Jarron Cumberland (34) drives to the basket in front of Memphis guard Jamal Johnson (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals at the American Athletic Conference tournament Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Orlando, Fla.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
March 10, 2018 - 5:41 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For the second straight day, the No. 8 Cincinnati Bearcats struggled but survived in the American Athletic Conference Tournament. Coach Mick Cronin hopes that with the NCAA Tournament just a few days away, his players have learned their lesson. "Hopefully, we learned a lesson...
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Saint Joseph's forward Pierfrancesco Oliva (24) is fouled by Rhode Island forward Andre Berry (34) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament, Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Washington. Rhode Island won 90-87. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 10, 2018 - 4:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — No. 25 Rhode Island needed a second-half rally to finish off Saint Joseph's in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament semifinals Saturday. Now, the Rams are one step closer to repeating their Selection Sunday itinerary from a year ago. The defending champion Rams (25-6) advanced to...
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March 10, 2018 - 4:30 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Jairus Lyles was determined to come up with a different ending for UMBC. Lyles improvised in the final moments and hit a long 3-pointer with less than a second left, lifting Maryland Baltimore County over top-seeded Vermont 65-62 Saturday in the America East championship game...
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March 10, 2018 - 1:24 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri basketball player Jordan Barnett has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Spokesperson Brian Weimer of the Missouri University Police Department says Barnett was arrested at 3:26 a.m. Saturday. The report indicated Barnett failed to drive within a...
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March 10, 2018 - 10:50 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has fired basketball coach Kevin Ollie, with the team under NCAA investigation and the Huskies having completed their second straight losing season. The university said in a statement Saturday it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to dismiss him for "just cause." The...
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March 10, 2018 - 10:18 am
March 11 1922 — Cornell wins the first IC4A indoor track meet held at the 2nd Regiment Armory in New York. 1947 — Harry Boykoff of St. John's sets a Madison Square Garden scoring record with 54 points in a 71-52 win over St. Francis (N.Y). 1958 — Manhattan upsets top-ranked West Virginia 89-84, in...
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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) reacts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament Friday, March 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 10, 2018 - 3:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — North Carolina was up 16 with 5 1/2 minutes left, all set to cruise to a victory that would snap a six-game Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament losing streak against Duke and put the Tar Heels in the championship for a record 35th time. Then things got weird — and college...
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