NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

South Carolina guard Hassani Gravett (2) shoots as LSU guard Tremont Waters (3) defends during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Columbia, S.C. (Gavin McIntyre/The State via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 9:59 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin needed talent after losing three of his best players from last year's Final Four team. He turned to two graduate transfers mostly riding the bench at leagues far away from the Southeastern Conference. And while a return to the NCAA Tournament...
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February 28, 2018 - 9:04 pm
The Mountain West Conference has been in discussions with No. 7 Gonzaga about joining the league, possibly by next season. Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson said on Wednesday that he has spoken with six university presidents or athletic directors since August about joining the conference...
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February 28, 2018 - 12:21 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kenrich Williams and the TCU Horned Frogs are rolling toward their first NCAA Tournament berth in two decades, unlike a year ago when a late slide in the regular season led to their NIT championship. Williams had 16 points and 11 rebounds in his final home game for TCU,...
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Virginia's De'Andre Hunter, center, shoots as Pittsburgh's Khameron Davis, left, and Jared Wilson-Frame, right, defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Pittsburgh. Virginia won 66-37. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
February 26, 2018 - 12:52 pm
A second blowout loss to Villanova didn't stop Xavier from notching the program's highest AP Top 25 ranking a week ago. The Musketeers are rising again, passing the Wildcats on Monday to reach yet another program high at No. 3. The poll switch comes after the Musketeers beat Georgetown in their...
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Florida State's Phil Cofer (0) dribbles while North Carolina State's Torin Dorn defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 25, 2018 - 10:06 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State's offense is rolling heading into March. Allerik Freeman scored 25 points to help N.C. State beat No. 25 Florida State 92-72 on Sunday night. Torin Dorn added 19 points and Sam Hunt had 14 for the Wolfpack (20-9, 10-6 Atlantic Coast Conference), who opened...
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Texas guard Kerwin Roach II (12) eyes the basket before making the game-winning shot in the final seconds of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma State in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (Nick Wagner /Austin American-Statesman via AP)
February 24, 2018 - 4:39 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kerwin Roach II made a driving shot with 1.2 seconds left, giving Texas a 65-64 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday and keeping the Longhorns' hopes for an NCAA Tournament invitation alive. Kendall Smith scored seven of the last nine points for Oklahoma State, including a...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, LSU's Tim Quarterman watches the final moments of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville, Tenn. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. A balance sheet said Tim Quarterman, now playing for the Agua Caliente Clippers of the NBA G League, received at least $16,000 while a junior at LSU. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
February 24, 2018 - 12:59 pm
The first blow to college basketball came in September, when a federal investigation revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks being funneled to influence recruits. The games went on under the dark cloud hanging over the sport, the season playing out while everyone wondered...
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Florida guard Chris Chiozza (11) is defended by Tennessee guards Jordan Bone (0) and Jordan Bowden (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Crystal LoGiudice)
February 23, 2018 - 7:39 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's postseason resume is about as shaky as the team's shooting right now. The Gators (17-11, 8-7 Southeastern Conference) have lost three in a row and six of eight in league play. Little has gone right since early January, leaving coach Mike White's team in danger of...
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Florida forward Keith Stone (25) goes up for a basket beside Tennessee forward Admiral Schofield (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Crystal LoGiudice)
February 23, 2018 - 4:01 am
A look at the upcoming week around the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 12 Auburn at Florida: After being ranked in the top five early this season, the Gators (17-11, 8-7) now find their NCAA Tournament hopes in jeopardy. Florida has lost three straight and needs a high-profile win...
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Tennessee forward Admiral Schofield (5) goes up for a basket in front of Florida guard Egor Koulechov in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Crystal LoGiudice)
February 22, 2018 - 12:15 am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Williams bounced back from one of his worst performances of the season and helped 19th-ranked Tennessee damage Florida's NCAA Tournament hopes. Williams scored 23 points and Tennessee beat Florida 62-57 on Wednesday night to hand the Gators their third consecutive loss...
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