College basketball

Houston guard Rob Gray (32) drives on Michigan guard Zavier Simpson (3) during the first half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament second-round game, Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 18, 2018 - 12:41 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Michigan freshman Jordan Poole drained a long 3-pointer at the buzzer after Houston squandered a chance to lock up a spot in the Sweet 16, giving the third-seeded Wolverines a heart-stopping 64-63 victory in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night. Devin Davis...
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Purdue center Isaac Haas grimaces after falling on his right elbow during the second half of a first round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament against Cal State Fullerton, Friday, March 16, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 18, 2018 - 12:40 am
DETROIT (AP) — 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...
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Michigan guard Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman (12) gets past Houston forward Nura Zanna (13) to put up a shot during the first half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament second-round game Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 18, 2018 - 12:24 am
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:25 a.m. Freshman guard Jordan Poole squared up and drained a long 3-pointer at the buzzer, giving third-seeded Michigan a heart-stopping 64-63 victory over No. 6 seed Houston in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on...
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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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Florida guard Chris Chiozza (11) drives to the basket against Texas Tech guard Niem Stevenson (10) during the first 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 17, 2018 - 11:20 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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Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr., left, drives down the baseline as Ohio State forward Jae'Sean Tate, right, attempts a steal during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
March 17, 2018 - 11:12 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Zach Norvell Jr. pulled up for 3-pointers, drove fearlessly to the rim and bulled his way into the trees to snare rebounds. A spectator during Gonzaga's Final Four run a year ago, the confident, extroverted freshman could be the ticket for a return trip. Norvell had 28 points,...
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Texas Tech guard Keenan Evans (12) celebrates sinking a basket against Florida during the first half of a second-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 17, 2018 - 11:12 pm
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 11:10 p.m. Keenan Evans, who has said he treats every game like senior night and doesn't want to be done, scored 22 points and hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with less than three minutes left as third-seeded Texas Tech beat...
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Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) celebrates after making a basket during the first half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament second-round game against Seton Hall Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 17, 2018 - 10:37 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Udoka Azubuike had practiced once in the last 11 days because of a lingering knee injury, and the mammoth Kansas forward's three-minute stretch in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament was about as underwhelming as his herky-jerky free-throw stroke. He managed to go 22...
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Ohio State forward Jae'Sean Tate, right, tries to drive around Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)
March 17, 2018 - 10:25 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Zach Norvell Jr. had 28 points, Rui Hachimura added 25 and Gonzaga is headed back into the Sweet 16 with a 90-84 victory over Ohio State in the West Region on Saturday night. Norvell hit the late tiebreaking 3-pointer against UNC-Greensboro in the opening round to help the Zags...
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Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. (23) shoots as Ohio State forward Jae'Sean Tate (1) defends during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
March 17, 2018 - 10:21 pm
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 10:20 p.m. Zach Norvell Jr. helped Gonzaga stay in touch, then pull away from Ohio State for a 90-84 victory that puts the Bulldogs two wins away from a repeat trip to the Final Four. Norvell made a 3-pointer to trim Ohio...
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