NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

Alabama's Collin Sexton, right, heads to the basket as Auburn's Horace Spencer, left, defends during the second half in an NCAA college basketball quarterfinal game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, March 9, 2018, in St. Louis. Alabama won 81-63. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 09, 2018 - 7:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Auburn's offense was flowing at the end of the first half. Desean Murray hit his third 3-pointer and ripped off five straight points to put the Tigers up 41-31 over the Crimson Tide at halftime. Then, the Collin Sexton show started. Sexton scored 31 points and Alabama used a strong...
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A tent erected at the London Road cemetery in Salisbury, southern England, Friday March 9, 2018 over the memorial stone of Alexandr Skripal, the son of former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal who along with his daughter Yulia, was found slumped on a bench Sunday in Salisbury, critically ill by exposure to a nerve agent. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 6:00 pm
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Kentucky's PJ Washington (25) looks for a way around Georgia's Mike Edwards (32) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball quarterfinal game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, March 9, 2018, in St. Louis. Kentucky won 62-49. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 09, 2018 - 6:00 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — PJ Washington scored 18 points to help send Kentucky to the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament with a 62-49 victory over Georgia on Friday. The fourth-seeded Wildcats (22-10), who have won the last three tournament championships and 30 titles overall, advanced to...
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Rhode Island guard Jeff Dowtin (11) attempts a shot as VCU forward Justin Tillman (4) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament, Friday, March 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 09, 2018 - 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — No. 25 Rhode Island's Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament opener provided a new test for a team that largely dominated its league: a chance to bounce back from a losing streak. The top-seeded Rams met the challenge, fending off VCU 76-67 in the quarterfinals Friday as it began its...
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Arizona head coach Sean Miller enters the arena before an NCAA college basketball game against Colorado in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 men's tournament Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. Arizona won 83-67. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
March 09, 2018 - 1:49 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — College basketball has spent an entire season operating amid the specter of an FBI corruption investigation that led to criminal charges against assistant coaches, agents, apparel company employees and others. The scandal rocked the sport, which seemed set to implode. It still...
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March 09, 2018 - 1:39 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has fired its basketball coach after his team lost a school-record 25 games. Wes Flanigan's team ended the season with a 29-point loss to Appalachian State in the Sun Belt Tournament on Wednesday. The school fired Flanigan on Friday...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2017, file photo, Harvard head coach Tommy Amaker urges his team on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky, in Lexington, Ky. Amaker still likes the Ivy League’s postseason tournament, which is in its second year. Ask him again on Sunday night, March 11, 2018, and you might get a different answer. (AP Photo/James Crisp, File)
March 09, 2018 - 12:34 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard coach Tommy Amaker still likes the Ivy League's postseason tournament, which is in its second year. Ask him again on Sunday night, and you might get a different answer. "If we had won the conference outright, I would be sitting here saying I hate the darn thing," he...
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March 09, 2018 - 12:33 pm
Bucknell, Patriot League College of Charleston, Colonial Athletic Association Gonzaga, West Coast Conference Iona, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference LIU Brooklyn, Northeast Conference Lipscomb, Atlantic Sun Conference Loyola of Chicago, Missouri Valley Conference Michigan, Big Ten Conference...
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In this Feb. 28, 2018, photo provided by the University of Tennessee Athletic Department, members of the Tennessee basketball team play a board game before a game in Starkville, Miss. Players say board games are one of the ways players are able to bond. From left are guard Brad Woodson, forward Yves Pons, and forward Grant Williams. (Tennessee Athletic Department via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 10:28 am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Each time Tennessee goes on the road, the games start long before the Volunteers take the floor. But it's not what most would expect. These guys aren't emulating NBA or NFL stars on video games. No, when some of the 13th-ranked Vols compete against one another in their hotel...
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March 09, 2018 - 3:01 am
All Times EST AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE Conference All Games W L PCT W L PCT Vermont 15 1 .938 27 6 .818 UMBC 12 4 .750 23 10 .697 Hartford 11 5 .688 19 13 .594 Albany (NY) 10 6 .625 22 10 .688 Stony Brook 7 9 .438 13 19 .406 z-Mass.-Lowell 6 10 .375 12 18 .400 New Hampshire 6 10 .375 10 21 .323...
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