Stories tagged: NCAA basketball
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Ja Morant dazzled for a half, but the star point guard and 12th-seeded Murray State got run out of the NCAA Tournament by Florida State. Mfiondu Kabengele scored 22 points, …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
Zion Williamson had an explosive NCAA Tournament debut with 25 points to lead top-seeded Duke to an 85-62 win over North Dakota State on Friday night.
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 10:58 p.m.
Baylor (20-13) and Gonzaga (31-3) will play for a Sweet Sixteen berth Saturday at 4:10 p.m. PT (TBS) in Salt Lake City. The schools have never met in the NCAA …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
Recap of Thursday’s NCAA Tournament first-round action.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 6 p.m.
University of Illinois computer science professor Sheldon Jacobson has always loved data. For the past seven years he’s had a men’s NCAA Tournament bracket simulator. After getting many requests, professor …
Wed., March 20, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
March Madness is upon us, and for non-basketball fans building a bracket can be somewhat intimidating. Don’t worry, we have you covered. Here are 10 simple tips to help you …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
NCAA Tournament: Arizona State tops St. John’s, North Dakota State holds off NC Central in First Four
Luguentz Dort overcame a hard foul and a leg injury, scored 21 points and led Arizona State to a long-awaited NCAA Tournament, 74-65 over St. John’s in the First Four. …
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 9:39 p.m.
The NCAA says it won’t move future tournament games away from states or venues where gambling is legal.
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 10:26 p.m.
Vince Grippi: 3 thoughts from Fairleigh Dickinson’s 82-76 NCAA Tournament victory over Prairie View A&M
The Knights move on to face top-seeded Gonzaga on Thursday in Salt Lake City
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 10:27 p.m.
NCAA Tournament: Fairleigh Dickinson storms back to top Prairie View A&M, earns date with top-seeded Gonzaga
Darnell Edge scored a career-high 33 points, and Fairleigh Dickinson rallied to win its first-ever NCAA Tournament game, taking down Prairie View A&M 82-76 in the tourney opener.
Tue., March 19, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
Former Auburn assistant coach and 13-year NBA veteran Chuck Person has pleaded guilty to a bribery conspiracy charge in the widespread college basketball bribery scandal.
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Saint Joseph’s University has fired head basketball coach Phil Martelli after 24 seasons. The Philadelphia school made the announcement on Tuesday. The 64-year-old Martelli became head coach in 1995 after …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 7:34 p.m.
The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 5:22 p.m.
Here’s a breakdown of eight head coaches, assistants and grad assistants with local ties who’ll be appearing in this year’s Big Dance.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
The bracket is out. The bubbles have burst. The NCAA Tournament got real Sunday as CBS’s “Selection Sunday” show revealed the field.
Sun., March 17, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
North Carolina earned the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region, but that’s about the only gift the Tar Heels got for the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:04 p.m.
South Region preview: After being on the wrong side of history last year, Virginia earns top seed again
Virginia now has its chance to make up for being the first No. 1 seed to lose its NCAA Tournament opener.
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 7:55 p.m.
Zion Williamson and Duke are the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils sit atop the East Region, and their road to Minneapolis could include matchups …
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
The West Region includes one of the most intriguing first-round matchups in the bracket.
Fri., March 15, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
Zion Williamson had the go-ahead tip-in on his own miss with 30.3 seconds left and fifth-ranked Duke held off third-ranked North Carolina 74-73 on Friday night in the Atlantic Coast …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 11:30 p.m.
Jaylen Nowell and Nahziah Carter scored 14 points each, and Washington held off a late Colorado rally for a 66-61 victory in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals. The top-seeded Huskies led …
Fri., March 15, 2019, 7:52 p.m.
Becca Hittner scored 18 points and No. 21 Drake used an 18-0 first-quarter run to roll to an 86-58 victory over Valparaiso in the Missouri Valley Conference quarterfinals.
Fri., March 15, 2019, 4:49 p.m.
Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski built a championship program his way. To sustain it after more than three decades, he took nearly the opposite path.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Former Auburn assistant basketball coach Chuck Person is scheduled to plead guilty on Tuesday to a conspiracy charge in a scandal that involved bribes paid to entice young athletes to …
Fri., March 15, 2019, 9:09 a.m.
Georgia Tech has been informed the NCAA has found alleged major recruiting violations by former assistant coach Darryl LaBarrie and a former friend of coach Josh Pastner. Of the three …
Fri., March 15, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
Duke freshman sensation Zion Williamson’s nearly flawless performance in the ACC Tournament had the college basketball world buzzing. Returning from a knee injury wearing a modified pair of Nikes, Williamson’s …
Fri., March 15, 2019, 9 a.m.
It’s the time of Championship Week when programs on the NCAA Tournament bubble start to worry about automatic bid thieves. The Mid-American, Pac-12 and Mountain West are all places were …
Thu., March 14, 2019, 9:04 p.m.
Zion Williamson made all 13 of his shots, five on high-flying dunks, and scored 29 points in his return to lead No. 5 Duke to an 84-72 victory over Syracuse …
Tue., March 12, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
NCAA Tournament selection show returning to CBS and its traditional bracket-first format for revealing the field for March Madness
Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:04 p.m.
Fletcher Magee and Nathan Hoover each scored 20 points, and No. 20 Wofford battled back to defeat UNC Greensboro 70-58 Monday to win the Southern Conference Tournament for the fifth …