College basketball

Nevada head coach Eric Musselman reacts from the bench in the first half of a first-round game against Texas in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Nashville, Tenn., Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 16, 2018 - 7:08 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 7:05 p.m. Nevada coach Eric Musselman was pumped up after his team beat Texas in overtime in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and his locker room speech that was broadcast live ended up being rated PG-13. The CBS/Turner cameras caught...
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Villanova's Jalen Brunson, right, Mikal Bridges, center, and Phil Booth, left, chuckle as they take questions during a news conference at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Friday, March 16, 2018, in Pittsburgh. Villanova faces Alabama in a second-round game on Saturday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
March 16, 2018 - 6:35 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It's not a curse. Because Villanova has won a national championship. It's not always bad luck. Again, the banner in the rafters. It's certainly not something to fear. See, 2016. But the second round of the NCAA Tournament has certainly mystified the Wildcats for most of the last...
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Nevada guard Jordan Caroline (24) shoots against Texas forward Mohamed Bamba in the second half of a first-round game of the NCAA college basketball tournament in Nashville, Tenn., Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 16, 2018 - 6:34 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m. The Nevada-Texas game has gone to overtime. After trailing 40-26 early in the second half, Nevada finally tied the score at 68-all when Jordan Caroline hit one of two free throws with 3.8 seconds left. Caroline's first attempt hit the...
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Buffalo guard Jeremy Harris, right, drives around Arizona forward Deandre Ayton (13) during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)
March 16, 2018 - 6:00 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — No. 13 seed Buffalo (27-8) vs. No. 5 Kentucky (25-10) Second round, South Region; Boise, Idaho, Saturday, 5:15 p.m. ET. BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo took down one of college basketball's biggest programs and gets another shot in the second round against Kentucky. The Bulls used pressure...
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Texas guard Kerwin Roach II (12) shoots against Nevada guard Jordan Caroline (24) in the first half of a first-round game of the NCAA college basketball tournament in Nashville, Tenn., Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 16, 2018 - 6:00 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6 p.m. Nevada is showing signs it could stage a second-half rally, but Mohamed Bamba has made sure Texas stays in front. After trailing by 14 early in the second half, Nevada ws within 52-48 with nine minutes left. Bamba has a couple of...
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Butler forward Kelan Martin makes a layup against Arkansas during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 16, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 16, 2018 - 5:38 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:35 p.m. Butler defeated Arkansas 79-62 in the NCAA East Region in Detroit, the Southeastern Conference's first loss in six tournament games. Kelan Martin scored 27 points and Kamar Baldwin added 24 for the Bulldogs, who will play Purdue in a...
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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 16, 2018 - 5:19 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Rust, it turned out, was the least of Purdue's problems against Cal State Fullerton. The Boilermakers center Isaac Haas broke his right elbow in Purdue's 74-48 victory on Friday and will miss the rest of the NCAA Tournament. The 7-foot-2, 290-pound senior took a hard foul midway...
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Nevada guard Josh Hall strips the ball from Texas forward Dylan Osetkowski (21) in the first half of a first-round game of the NCAA college basketball tournament in Nashville, Tenn., Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 16, 2018 - 5:19 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 5:18 p.m. Texas has capitalized on solid 3-point shooting and strong defense to grab a 35-26 halftime lead over Nevada. Nevada scored the first five points of the game, but Texas answered with a 10-0 run. Texas got some separation by outscoring...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2018, file photo, Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, center, and player Katie Lou Samuelson, left, smile as seniors Gabby Williams, center, and Kia Nurse leave play for the final time in regular season play during the second half an NCAA college basketball game against South Florida, in Storrs, Conn. UConn finishes No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the fifth straight year. The Huskies (32-0) enter the NCAA Tournament as the lone unbeaten team and went wire-to-wire as the unanimous top team. They received all 32 votes from the national media panel Monday, March 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 16, 2018 - 4:57 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma doesn't take much for granted, but he's pretty confident his Huskies can get through the first couple rounds of the NCAA Tournament. The top seed in the women's tournament opens play Saturday against Saint Francis (Pa.) (24-9), a team out of the...
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Purdue center Isaac Haas reacts to landing on the floor as a trainer attends to him against Cal State Fullerton during the second half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament first-round game in Detroit, Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 16, 2018 - 4:35 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 4:34 p.m. Huge loss for second-seeded Purdue. Coach Matt Painter announced senior center Isaac Haas will miss the remainder of the NCAA Tournament with a fractured right elbow after Purdue's 74-48 first-round win over Cal State Fullerton. Haas...
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