File- This Feb. 13, 2018, file photo shows Evangeline Wendt, 7, right, visiting with a golden retriever named Tank during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. Retrievers have never fared well at America’s most prestigious dog show at the Westminster Kennel Club. But retrievers everywhere can wag their tails proudly after the underdog UMBC Retrievers pulled off a stunning upset in the NCAA basketball tournament by beating top-seeded Virginia. The mascot for UMBC is a Chesapeake Bay retriever, the state dog of Maryland.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 18, 2018 - 2:25 am
They're now at the top of the Bark Bracket. Very good dog, you Retrievers! In a sport full of Bulldogs, Huskies and Terriers, a new breed is suddenly ruling the NCAA basketball tournament — and beyond. All thanks to those underdogs at UMBC. "How 'bout those Retrievers?" dog expert David Frei raved...
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Loyola-Chicago guard Clayton Custer (13) shoots over Tennessee's Jordan Bowden (23) and Jordan Bone (0) and scores in the final seconds of a second-round game at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018. The shot helped Loyola to a 63-62 win. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 18, 2018 - 2:14 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Ramblers are moving on. Are the Retrievers ready to run with them to the Sweet 16? Loyola-Chicago kept its feel-good story going with a one-point win over third-seeded Tennessee in the second round Saturday as the little guys kept making more noise in the NCAA Tournament...
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Buffalo's Katherine Ups, left, and Hanna Hall celebrate after defeating South Florida 102-79 in a first-round game at the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon)
March 18, 2018 - 2:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a record day for the UConn Huskies and a banner opening round for double-digit seeds. The top-seeded Huskies rolled to a half dozen new records in the 140-52 win over Saint Francis (Pa.) that got the second day of the opening round started. UConn set a record for points in a...
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March 18, 2018 - 2:01 am
BC-BKW--Women's Bkb Schedule, Mar 18-26 Women's College Basketball Schedule By The Associated Press ap All Times EDT Sunday, Mar. 18 EAST Saint Joseph's at West Virginia, 2 p.m. Fordham at Drexel, 4 p.m. SOUTH Marquette at Louisville, Noon Oregon St. at Tennessee, 2 p.m. George Mason at Virginia...
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UMBC's K.J. Maura (11) and Jourdan Grant (5) celebrate the team's 74-54 win over Virginia in a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
March 18, 2018 - 1:59 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As the sun rose on the Saturday morning celebration of their unprecedented NCAA Tournament upset, Ryan Odom implored his suddenly-famous basketball team to get some sleep. It was time for family and friends of UMBC to leave the hotel and for the Retrievers to return to their...
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Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) celebrates as he leaves the court following an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings, Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
March 18, 2018 - 1:34 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz struggled from long range. They were on at the free-throw line. Donovan Mitchell scored 28 points, and the Jazz beat the Sacramento Kings 103-97 on Saturday night for their ninth straight victory. Rudy Gobert had 22 points and 13 rebounds for Utah, and Ricky...
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Golden State Warriors guard Quinn Cook looks to shoot past Phoenix Suns guard Elfrid Payton during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Phoenix, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 18, 2018 - 1:29 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Even with Golden State's Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson on the sidelines, the Phoenix Suns couldn't beat the Warriors. Quinn Cook did his best Curry imitation, scoring 16 of his career-high 28 points in a dominant third quarter, and the severely depleted Warriors...
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March 18, 2018 - 1:24 am
BC-BKC--NCAA-Houston-Michigan Box MICHIGAN 64, HOUSTON 63 HOUSTON (27-8) D.Davis 4-12 9-12 17, Brady 2-3 0-0 4, Gray 8-22 3-4 23, G.Robinson 1-3 2-3 4, C.Davis 1-5 0-0 3, White 1-1 0-1 2, Zanna 1-1 2-2 4, A.Brooks 1-3 0-0 3, VanBeck 1-4 0-0 3. Totals 20-54 16-22 63. MICHIGAN (30-7) Livers 0-1 0-0 0...
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Detroit Pistons guard Dwight Buycks tries to get past Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
March 18, 2018 - 1:19 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 24 points, eight assists and seven rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Detroit Pistons 100-87 on Saturday night for their 12th straight victory. CJ McCollum added 16 points for the Blazers, who have the longest current winning streak in the...
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Michigan guard Jordan Poole (2) is chased by forward Moritz Wagner (13) after Poole made a 3-point basket at the buzzer to win an NCAA men's college basketball tournament second-round game against Houston on Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. Michigan won 64-63. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 18, 2018 - 1:17 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The unflappable freshman with swag to spare let loose a long 3-pointer just as the buzzer sounded, watched it splash through the net and took off on a dead sprint around the arena. "I saw everybody celebrating," Michigan's Jordan Poole said later, "and I always thought if I hit...
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