NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

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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Pittsburgh head coach Kevin Stallings calls out to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 08, 2018 - 10:20 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The worst season in Pittsburgh basketball history cost head coach Kevin Stallings his job. A person with direct knowledge of the situations said Stallings was let go by the university on Thursday, just two days after the Panthers completed an 8-24 season that included an 0-19 mark...
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March 08, 2018 - 8:36 am
NBA-NEWS NBA reviewing sexual assault allegations against Mark Cuban UNDATED (AP) — The NBA says it is reviewing 2011 allegations of sexual assault against Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and the decision by prosecutors not to pursue the case. League spokesman Mike Bass said Wednesday the NBA was...
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March 08, 2018 - 3:11 am
PRO BASKETBALL MILWAUKEE (AP) — James Harden scored 26 points, Eric Gordon had 18 points and two momentum-swinging 3-pointers in the third quarter, and the Houston Rockets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 110-99 on for their 17th straight win. The Rockets passed the Boston Celtics for the longest winning...
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March 08, 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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Oklahoma State forward Yankuba Sima, back, celebrates behind Oklahoma center Jamuni McNeace (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in first round of the Big 12 men's tournament in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Oklahoma State defeated Oklahoma 71-60. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 08, 2018 - 2:38 am
After being ranked in the top five earlier this season, Arizona State and Oklahoma suddenly find their NCAA Tournament hopes in question. Both teams continued their late-season collapses Tuesday by losing early in their respective conference tournaments. Arizona State fell 97-85 to Colorado in the...
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Washington State's Robert Franks, left, tries to pass as he falls to the court as Oregon's Elijah Brown defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Pac-12 men's tournament Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
March 08, 2018 - 2:33 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Payton Pritchard scored on a runner late in overtime and Kenny Wooten had a pair of blocked shots in the final 13 seconds, lifting Oregon to a 64-62 victory over Washington State in the opening round of the of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday night. Washington State (12-19) led...
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DePaul guard Max Strus (31) shoots from the three-point line as Marquette forward Jamal Cain (23) backs off during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Big East conference tournament, in New York, Wednesday, March, 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
March 08, 2018 - 12:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Marquette extended its streak of reaching the Big East Tournament quarterfinals every year since joining the league in 2005-06. The Golden Eagles barely did it this year to keep their chances of making the NCAA Tournament alive. Andrew Rowsey scored 25 points and seventh-seeded...
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North Carolina forward Theo Pinson (1) high-fives guard Brandon Robinson (4) after scoring against Syracuse during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 08, 2018 - 12:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Theo Pinson pinpointed the reason North Carolina had success attacking Syracuse's 2-3 zone. "Getting me the ball," the Tar Heels senior forward and resident comedian said. Pinson was joking, but as with all good comedy there was some truth in the punchline. Pinson had 16 points, 11...
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