MIAMI (AP) — The playoff field is largely set.
The positioning, that's still anyone's guess.
So even while some of what we could have had for drama over the final 2½ weeks of the NBA...
Upset Special? NCAA favorites lead the way into Sweet 16
Chalk one up for the seeded favorite in the NCAA Tournament.
The biggest upset this March isn't a wild heave at the horn for a winner from a No. 15 seed or a First Four team somehow weaving...
Ga State coach Hunter leaving to take over at Tulane
ATLANTA (AP) — Less than 48 hours after Georgia State was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament, Ron Hunter decided Sunday to leave the Panthers to become Tulane's coach.
Bane scores 30, TCU beats Nebraska 88-72 in NIT
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Desmond Bane had 30 points as TCU defeated Nebraska 88-72 in the second round of the NIT on Sunday night.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson took on 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall at the end and won. So did top-seeded Duke — barely — when two last-ditch shots by UCF rolled off the rim.
Cal fires coach Wyking Jones after 2 8-win seasons
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California expects its men's basketball program to return to winning at the highest level soon, and plans to find the right coach to lead that comeback.
Gustafson, Iowa blow past Missouri 68-52
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Megan Gustafson and the surging Hawkeyes are off to the Sweet 16.
Iowa might evolve into a true Final Four contender if Gustafson can get the kind of help that she got...
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Shannon Coffee wanted to learn sign language in high school back home in Ohio, yet the timing never worked out and she focused first on getting through her Spanish studies...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Samajae Haynes-Jones tallied 10 points and 10 rebounds to carry Wichita State to a 63-55 win over Clemson in the second round of the NIT on Sunday.
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Francois Lewis and freshman Adam Flagler scored 19 points apiece as Presbyterian beat Robert Morris 77-70 in the second round of the CIT on Sunday.
Johnson out as Alabama basketball coach after 4 seasons
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Avery Johnson brought attention, more fans and several highly rated recruits to Alabama's basketball program. He could not, however, win enough to stick...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Players at an annual city league-style basketball tournament in Alaska's capital city had a chance to get something new this year: special mouth guards.
Auburn blows past Kansas 89-75 to reach Sweet 16
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bruce Pearl and Auburn made another unexpected leap in its rebuilding process Saturday night, putting on a dazzling offensive display to take down a college basketball blue...
NCAA Latest: Auburn trounces Kansas to reach Sweet 16
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):
Auburn is going back to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2003.
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FIU beats Texas St. 87-81 in CollegeInsider.com tourney
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Brian Beard Jr. and Devon Andrews scored 29 points apiece as Florida International beat Texas State 87-81 in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason...
Bulls shut down Carter Jr., Hutchison for rest of season
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have ruled out injured rookies Wendell Carter Jr. and Chandler Hutchison for the remainder of the season, and might soon do the same with Otto Porter...
Kentucky shuts down Magee, beats Wofford 62-56 in NCAAs
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Everywhere Fletcher Magee turned, there was a hand in his face, a body in his way, a relentless wave of blue that was intent on making sure he never found any alone...
Zion-Tacko matchup highlights NCAA second round in East
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tacko Fall really hopes the UCF-Duke NCAA Tournament game is not all about the Knights' 7-foot-6 center and the Blue Devils' explosive freshman star Zion...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Joshua Kushner, the brother of President Trump's son-in-law, has purchased a minority stake in the Memphis Grizzlies.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Duke probably won't be a full strength for its NCAA Tournament second-round game against UCF on Sunday with reserve forward Jack White likely to sit out a second straight...
Marberry lifts Lipscomb over UNC-Greensboro 86-69 in NIT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Rob Marberry had 24 points as Lipscomb got past UNC Greensboro 86-69 in the NIT second round on Saturday. Garrison Mathews added 21 points for the Bisons.
Green lifts Indiana past Arkansas 63-60 in NIT
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Devonte Green recorded 18 points and 11 rebounds for his second career double-double to lead Indiana to a 63-60 win over Arkansas in the second round of the NIT on...
The NCAA and major college conferences will appeal a judge's ruling that the governing body violated antitrust laws by limiting education-related benefits to athletes.
OWING MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Roland Park Country School girls' basketball team trails by four points with 21 seconds remaining, and McDonogh School Coach Brad Rees is growing nervous that his...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It shouldn't come as a surprise that this spring's NBA draft will feature lots of good players from lots of good college teams.
Sisters play together on University of South Dakota team
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — A week before Allison Arens' senior day at the University of South Dakota, an assistant coach noted that she is one of the few college athletes who has played four years...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tacko Fall was huge factor in bringing UCF its first-ever NCAA Tournament victory. Now, the Knights will see how college basketball's tallest player at 7-foot-6 can perform...
NCAA Latest: Buckeyes, Hokies close 1st round with wins
The Latest on the first round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):
The first round of the NCAA Tournament is complete.
Duke’s Zion Show has successful NCAA Tournament debut
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Everything was set for Zion Williamson's starring turn on the biggest stage in college basketball.
The Duke megastar made his NCAA Tournament debut some 90 miles away...
No. 13 seed UC Irvine upsets Kansas State 70-64
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to college basketball in California, UC Irvine is low on the totem pole.
Now the program that sometimes feels like a little brother to Pac-12 powers...
Butler, Southern Utah beat Drake in CIT, 80-73 in OT
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Harrison Butler matched his season high with 21 points as Southern Utah defeated Drake 80-73 in overtime in the first round of the CIT on Friday night.
Quite a contrast: Kentucky vs Wofford at NCAA Tournament
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — They are the bluebloods of the Bluegrass, a storied program loaded with future NBA players, who come to Kentucky with the very reasonable expectation of contending for a...
Making Morant: Shooting Js, pumping iron, studying film
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Murray State coaches knew they had something special with Ja Morant as a freshman. The athleticism, ball handling and court vision were exceptionally rare.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The worst season in the history of Vanderbilt men's basketball has cost coach Bryce Drew his job.
Vanderbilt went 9-23 and was the first team in 65 years to go...
Mike Cofer, Pro Bowl linebacker for Lions, dies at 58
DETROIT (AP) — Mike Cofer, a Pro Bowl linebacker who played a decade with the Detroit Lions and is second on the team's career list in sacks, has died. He was 58.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A judge says a blackmail and defamation lawsuit filed by Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner against an Arizona man can move ahead.
Chris Bosh ready to see his jersey retired by Miami Heat
MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh is making a lot of music these days. He drinks beer and thinks about making more beer. He sketches. He paints. He plays with his kids. He has even learned how to use a...