MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As he announced his retirement, longtime Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez summed up his career by referencing the advice he often gives students.
Arizona had stuck by men’s basketball coach Sean Miller through an NCAA infractions investigation that stretched nearly four years.
Becoming national champion was a far-fetched dream when Scott Drew first uttered that possibility during his introduction as Baylor’s coach after taking over a decimated and scandal-plagued program nearly 18 years ago.
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Haley Jones scored 24 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 32 seconds left, to help Stanford beat South Carolina 66-65 on Friday night and advance to the women’s NCAA Tournament championship game.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Next up on the long list of wannabes eager to stop, or even slow, the undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs is a team basketball fans might have heard of: UCLA.
The last time Roy Williams left North Carolina, he was a virtually unknown assistant who was getting his first shot as a college head coach at tradition-rich Kansas.
INDIANAPOLIS – Gonzaga got on a roll and put on a show Tuesday night, moving to 30-0 on the season and cruising into the Final Four with an 85-66 beatdown of previously rolling Southern California.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A Supreme Court case being argued this week amid March Madness could erode the difference between elite college athletes and professional sports stars.
INDIANAPOLIS – Houston overcame a blown 17-point lead to hold off Oregon State 67-61 on Monday night in the NCAA Tournament, reaching the Final Four for the first time in 37 years.
INDIANAPOLIS – One by one, the college basketball coaches had filed into the sweltering gym on the campus of Whitney Young Magnet High School, dressed in their polos and windbreakers and sporting their school logos, all craning their necks to get a glimpse of one of the best prep prospects t…
Michigan’s second-round game against LSU was intense from the start. Up and down the court the teams went, trading runs and momentum swings with the season on the line.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – It had been nearly a decade since West Virginia coach Bob Huggins had to draw up a game plan to beat the infuriating zone defense run by Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, going all the way back to their time together in the old Big East.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia guard Sean McNeil is entering his name in this year’s NBA Draft but leaving open the possibility to return to the Mountaineers, while teammate Jordan McCabe has announced his plans to transfer.
INDIANAPOLIS – Buddy Boeheim carried his father, Jim, to the Hall of Fame coach’s 20th Sweet 16 appearance, scoring 22 of his 25 points after halftime to lead 11th-seeded Syracuse past third-seeded West Virginia 75-72 in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS – No bands. No cheer squads. No packed buildings filled with neutral fans suddenly throwing their support behind a plucky double-digit underdog hoping to pull off an upset.
LATROBE – Carlee Kilgus made a driving layup with 14 seconds remaining that broke a tie and Saint Vincent came up with two steals in the closing seconds to rally for a 65-61 victory over Washington & Jefferson in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament game Satu…
Defense, pitching and fundamental offensive baseball were the staples of Fran Celaschi’s Charleroi High School program for many seasons.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Iowa won its first NCAA wrestling team title since 2010, and Hawkeyes star Spencer Lee took his third individual title Saturday night competing on a badly injured knee.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — VCU was pulled from the NCAA Tournament on Saturday after what the school said were “multiple” positive COVID-19 tests within the past two days, ending the Rams' run in college basketball's annual showcase before it began.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Miles McBride knocked down shots from the start while West Virginia managed to convert turnovers into baskets in a defensive effort that satisfied coach Bob Huggins. It was enough to help the Mountaineers advance in the NCAA Tournament while giving Huggins a milestone victory.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Iowa leads the team race heading into the final day of the NCAA wrestling championships, but Penn State showed it's not going to easily loosen the grip it's had on the title for nearly a decade.
INDIANAPOLIS – To be, or not to be? For an underdog named Javion Hamlet and his group of scrapping North Texas teammates, that was an easy question.
INDIANAPOLIS – Oregon State opened the season picked to finish 12th in its conference but instead won its first Pac-12 Tournament title. The Beavers faced another No. 12 hurdle in the NCAA Tournament and pulled off the upset.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Ohio State’s players were dancing around in the moments before tipoff against Oral Roberts, relaxed and full of swagger.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Jonathan Price was all set: He got tickets to the Elite Eight round of the NCAA basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden, where he, his two brothers and his dad would revel in hours of college basketball bliss.
Two days apart in late December, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins got a double dose of bad news: A promising freshman was lost for the season with a torn Achilles tendon. Then one of the few five-star recruits in program history quit the team.
INDIANAPOLIS – At Victory Field in downtown Indianapolis on Wednesday, a couple of coaches running laps around the warning track passed different diversions scattered across the minor league ballpark.
It has been more than a decade since Iowa, the program that Dan Gable turned into the gold standard in college wrestling, showed the kind of dominance at the NCAA championships that it takes to win a team title.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Six officials won’t be working the NCAA Tournament because one tested positive for COVID-19 and five others were deemed close contacts after arriving in Indianapolis.
Hannah Johnston hit two free throws with 12 seconds to play Laura Gilbert hit another with six seconds to play to seal Washington & Jefferson’s 66-62 victory over Bethany in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Tournament Monday.
The biggest unknown leading into a March Madness bracket reveal more than a year in the making had little to do with bubble teams or top seeds. Instead, it was the not-so-simple matter of which programs would be healthy enough to play.
For the second time in as many days, major conferences have called off tournament games because of COVID-19 concerns – this time involving No. 11 Kansas and No. 16 Virginia.