College basketball

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams reacts to a call during the second half of a first-round game against Lipscomb in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)
March 18, 2018 - 5:27 pm
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:25 p.m. Action is underway in Charlotte for the West Region second-round game between No. 2 seed North Carolina and No. 7 seed Texas A&M. The reigning national champion Tar Heels are trying to improve to 35-1 in NCAA...
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Syracuse guard Tyus Battle (25) drives on Michigan State guard Matt McQuaid (20) during the second half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament second-round game in Detroit, Sunday, March 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 18, 2018 - 5:21 pm
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:20 p.m. Michigan State's season is over after the Spartans were eliminated by 11th-seeded Syracuse in their own backyard. Despite a partisan crowd cheering them on in Detroit, the Spartans missed their last 14 shots from...
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Oregon State center Marie Gulich, left, knocks the ball away Tennessee center Mercedes Russell, right, in the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
March 18, 2018 - 4:37 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lost for the first time at home in women's NCAA Tournament history when Marie Gulich had 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead sixth-seeded Oregon State to a 66-59 win on Sunday. The third-seeded Lady Vols had been 57-0 at home with most of those victories coming under...
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Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett (11) loses control of the ball as Michigan State forward Xavier Tillman (23) and guard Joshua Langford (1) defend during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 18, 2018 - 4:35 pm
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 4:35 p.m. Michigan State can't get any distance from Syracuse. The second-round games is grinding along in Detroit, with neither team shooting better than 40 percent from the field. The Spartans have 18 offensive rebounds,...
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The bench celebrates after Loyola-Chicago guard Bruno Skokna scored on a 3-point basket against Tennessee in the second half of a second-round game at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 18, 2018 - 4:29 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Porter Moser wants his Loyola-Chicago players to savor every moment of the NCAA Tournament. It took the Ramblers a long time, and last-moment shots in consecutive games, to go from what he termed a "grassroots rebuild" to the Sweet 16. "It's amazing when you have a group of people who...
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Oregon State center Marie Gulich, left, knocks the ball away Tennessee center Mercedes Russell, right, in the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
March 18, 2018 - 4:20 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lost for the first time at home in women's NCAA Tournament history when Marie Gulich had 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead sixth-seeded Oregon State to a 66-59 win on Sunday . The third-seeded Lady Vols had been 57-0 at home with most of those victories coming...
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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 - 3:20 pm
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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Purdue center Isaac Haas shoots during warmups before a second round game against Butler in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Detroit. A day after Isaac Haas' season was declared over, there's now a bit of mystery surrounding the status of Purdue's star center. That could be encouraging news for the second-seeded Boilermakers, who announced Friday that Haas would miss the rest of the NCAA Tournament with a broken elbow. On Saturday, a CBS reporter tweeted that Haas had practiced with the team, although coach Matt Painter tried to keep expectations low for a possible return. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 18, 2018 - 12:23 pm
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:15 p.m. Purdue center Isaac Haas stayed on the bench while his team started its game against Butler, despite warming up beforehand while wearing a large brace to protect his broken right elbow. Referee DJ Carstensen told...
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Purdue center Isaac Haas shoots during warmups before a second round game against Butler in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Detroit. A day after Isaac Haas' season was declared over, there's now a bit of mystery surrounding the status of Purdue's star center. That could be encouraging news for the second-seeded Boilermakers, who announced Friday that Haas would miss the rest of the NCAA Tournament with a broken elbow. On Saturday, a CBS reporter tweeted that Haas had practiced with the team, although coach Matt Painter tried to keep expectations low for a possible return. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 18, 2018 - 11:42 am
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 11:40 a.m. Purdue's dramatics surrounding its star 7-foot center are spicing up right before its game for a spot in the Sweet 16. Purdue center Isaac Haas is warming up and taking shots two days after breaking his right...
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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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