NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

March 08, 2018 - 6:56 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Men's basketball coach Nate Oats is being rewarded for the University at Buffalo's record-setting season, agreeing to a new five-year contract. The agreement was announced Thursday, shortly after the Bulls improved to 24-8 to set a single-season program record for victories by...
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UNLV forward Shakur Juiston (10) deflects the ball away from Nevada guard Jordan Caroline (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament, Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/L.E. Baskow)
March 08, 2018 - 6:37 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trailing UNLV early in the second half of a quarterfinal matchup in the Mountain West Conference Tournament, Nevada's Jordan Caroline had one thing on his mind: last year's tournament championship game. Nevada struggled through its worst first half of the season, scoring a mere 21...
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Creighton forward Toby Hegner, left, and guard Davion Mintz, center, pressure Providence guard Kyron Cartwright (24) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Big East conference tournament, Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 08, 2018 - 6:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Providence is off the NCAA Tournament bubble, even if Friars coach Ed Cooley insists his team was never on it. Kyron Cartwright hit two go-ahead free throws with 1:32 left in overtime and added a crucial basket with 16 seconds to go and fifth-seeded Providence took a big step toward...
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Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. (13) reaches for a rebound between Georgia's Teshaun Hightower (10) and Yante Maten (1) during the second half in an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Thursday, March 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 08, 2018 - 6:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yante Maten scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Georgia spoiled the return of heralded freshman Michael Porter Jr. with a in a 62-60 victory over Missouri in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Thursday. Georgia , the 12th seed, led throughout the...
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Boston College's Steffon Mitchell (41) looks toward the basket as Clemson's Marcquise Reed (2) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Thursday, March 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 08, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Clemson scored 90 points, a school record for the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, against Boston College on Thursday to advance to the semifinals for the first time since 2011. Next up for the Tigers will be a very different kind of game against a very different kind of...
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TCU guard Kenrich Williams, front, rebounds in front of Kansas State forward Levi Stockard III (34) and TCU forward Ahmed Hamdy-Mohamed (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in quarterfinals of the Big 12 conference tournament in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 08, 2018 - 5:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas State could have crumbled when TCU's Desmond Bane knocked down a desperation 3-pointer to force overtime in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday. Or when Vlad Brodziansky gave the Horned Frogs the lead in the extra session. Instead, the Wildcats kept...
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March 08, 2018 - 5:34 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It has been a difficult season for Southern Methodist University's basketball team, but the Mustangs managed to prolong it for at least another day after defeating the University of Connecticut 80-73 in the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament. The...
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Virginia's Kyle Guy (5) drives past Louisville's Anas Mahmoud (14) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinal round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Thursday, March 8, 2018, in New York. Virginia won 75-58. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 08, 2018 - 2:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Guy and No. 1 Virginia looked like healthy favorites in their postseason debut, beating Louisville 75-58 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Guy scored 19 points in his speedy return from a sprained left knee and the top-seeded...
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Xavier forward Tyrique Jones (0) looks to pass the ball around St. John's forward Amar Alibegovic (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Big East conference tournament, Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 08, 2018 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Trevon Bluiett scored 27 points, Kaiser Gates had 16 and No. 3 Xavier looked every bit the top seed in the Big East Tournament in an 88-60 win over St. John's on Thursday. The teams scuffled on the postgame handshake line and had to be separated as the crowd stood for the unexpected...
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March 08, 2018 - 1:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The end of March Madness will feature more than just basketball: Imagine Dragons and Maroon 5 are the initial performers announced for the NCAA March Madness Festival. The festival, from March 30 to April 1, will take place at Hemisfair in San Antonio, where the men's Final Four is...
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