NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

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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Washington State guard Jervae Robinson, top, and Stanford guard Bryce Wills go after the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. Stanford won 75-57. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
February 23, 2020 - 11:15 pm
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Oscar da Silva is a tough matchup for anyone. He can score inside and outside and that versatility was on display Sunday night in Stanford's 75-57 victory over Washington State. Da Silva scored 19 points and Daejon Davis added 17 to help Stanford keep it hopes of an at large...
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Gonzaga guard Admon Gilder (1) shoots as BYU guard Alex Barcello (4) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
February 23, 2020 - 2:11 am
PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU took the fight to Gonzaga and sent a message to everyone else about how dangerous it could be when March rolls around. The No. 23 Cougars imposed their will on offense and defense for the better part of 40 minutes for a 91-78 victory over second-ranked Gonzaga on Saturday...
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Kansas head coach Bill Self, right, yells at referee Gerry Pollard, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. Kansas defeated Oklahoma 87-70. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
February 21, 2020 - 6:24 pm
Bill Self stood in front of a mural plastered on the wall just outside the Kansas locker room in Allen Fieldhouse depicting the Jayhawks' many championship rings, and he mused about the importance of his team's trip to Baylor on Saturday. “I don't have to tell them,” Self said. “They know how many...
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Xavier's Zach Freemantle (32) tries to get around the defense of St. John's LJ Figueroa during an NCAA college basketball game in New York on Monday, Feb 17, 2020. (Steven Ryan/Newsday via AP)
February 17, 2020 - 9:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Freemantle made the go-ahead basket with 10.4 seconds left and added two late free throws as Xavier scored the final eight points to rally past St. John’s 77-74 on Monday night at Madison Square Garden. Paul Scruggs had 16 points to lead the Musketeers (17-9, 6-7 Big East...
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Baylor guard Davion Mitchell, left, breaks away from West Virginia guard Jermaine Haley for a fast break in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte)
February 17, 2020 - 12:17 pm
Baylor and Kansas just keep winning, setting up a monumental showdown Saturday between the top-ranked Bears and No. 3 Jayhawks that could help decide not only the Big 12 title but the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA Tournament. The two teams were separated once again by Gonzaga in the latest...
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Auburn's Austin Wiley pulls down a rebound during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Missouri on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
February 16, 2020 - 10:46 pm
The SEC has three teams that should be locks for the NCAA Tournament. The rest of the conference may have some work to do. No. 11 Auburn (22-3) climbed as high as No. 5 in The AP Top 25 and was among the top 16 seeds in the NCAA's preliminary rankings earlier this month. The Tigers have lost just...
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Oklahoma State forward Cameron McGriff, right, heads upcourt past Baylor guard Mark Vital, left, after a turnover during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte)
February 10, 2020 - 1:21 pm
The NCAA initial rankings had little impact at the top of the AP Top 25, but a three-game losing streak knocked preseason No. 1 Michigan State out of the poll. Baylor remained No. 1 in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll released Monday, two days after being the top overall seed in...
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February 09, 2020 - 10:21 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — The typically media-friendly and regular interview request Geo Baker skipped out on Rutgers’ post-game press conference. He had no reason to be salty following his best game of the season that has seen him struggle in Big Ten play since breaking his left thumb at the end of...
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