Texas Tech's Zach Smith (11), Zhaire Smith (2) and Keenan Evans (12), celebrate in the closing seconds of the second half of a second-round game against Florida at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Texas Tech won 69-66. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 17, 2018 - 11:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Keenan Evans keeps making big plays, extending Texas Tech's season — and his time with second-year head coach Chris Beard. They have another game with the Red Raiders headed to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 for the first time since 2005. Evans, who treats every game like senior night...
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The Duke team celebrates as time runs down during the second half as they defeat Rhode Island in a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Pittsburgh. Duke won 87-62. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
March 17, 2018 - 7:09 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The same message comes from Mike Krzyzewski almost daily. While the Hall-of-Fame Duke coach makes an effort to mix it up when talking to his ridiculously young and ridiculously loaded team, the theme never changes. This moment in the NCAA Tournament is precious. Don't take it for...
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March 17, 2018 - 10:28 am
NCAA TOURNAMENT History made as 16th seed ousts No. 1 seed UNDATED (AP) — The University of Maryland-Baltimore County has made basketball history. The UMBC Retrievers are the first No. 16 seed to beat a first seed following a 74-54 thrashing of Virginia. Senior guard Jairus Lyles poured in 23 of...
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March 17, 2018 - 8:34 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — UMBC has become the first No. 16 seed ever to beat a No. 1 seed in the men's NCAA Tournament, and the Retrievers did it in a rout. Jairus Lyles poured in 23 of his 28 points in the second half and led a 17-3 run that send UMBC to a stunning 74-54 win over first overall seed...
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March 16, 2018 - 9:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA enters the women's NCAA Tournament with something to prove after a disappointing loss to Oregon in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament. The third-seeded Bruins (24-7) will host 14th-seeded American on Saturday in the first round of the Kansas City Region, the first-ever...
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Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley, front, sets up a drill for Mike Layssard, rear, and others during practice for an NCAA men's college basketball tournament first-round game against Oklahoma, in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 16, 2018 - 6:05 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski walked into the Hurley family's living room in Jersey City three decades ago, all enthusiasm, respect and wit. There to put the finishing touches on Duke's recruitment of relentless point guard Bobby Hurley, Krzyzewski's earnest, honest and forthright approach...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2015, file photo, former University of Minnesota Duluth women's hockey coach Shannon Miller speaks about the discrimination lawsuit she and two other female coaches have filed against the school, at the law offices of Fafinski Mark & Johnson in Eden Prairie, Minn. A federal jury, on Thursday, March 15, 2018, awarded Shannon Miller more than $744,000 for lost wages and benefits and $3 million for emotional distress. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP, File)
March 16, 2018 - 2:06 pm
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Former women's hockey coach Shannon Miller was awarded nearly $3.75 million after suing the University of Minnesota Duluth for discrimination and retaliation. The federal jury on Thursday awarded Miller more than $744,000 for lost wages and benefits and $3 million for emotional...
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March 16, 2018 - 10:55 am
NCAA TOURNAMENT First round, Day 2 UNDATED (AP) — The first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament continues today with 16 games. In Detroit, the action begins with Purdue vs. Cal State Fullerton, followed by Arkansas vs. Butler, Michigan State vs. Bucknell and TCU vs. Syracuse. In San Diego...
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March 16, 2018 - 10:13 am
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State University football coach John Stiegelmeier has pleaded no contest to drunken driving. Stiegelmeier was arrested Jan. 27 and later apologized for what he said was a poor decision. Brookings County prosecutor Teree Nesvold tells the Argus Leader that...
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Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo claps during practice at the NCAA college basketball in Detroit, Thursday, March 15, 2018. Michigan State plays Bucknell in the first round on Friday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 16, 2018 - 8:02 am
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo is in the NCAA Tournament for a 21st consecutive year, and his first without Jud Heathcote. Heathcote died last summer at the age of 90, leaving Izzo, one of his former assistant coaches, with many memories, including a light-hearted one during an NCAA...
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