College basketball

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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Marshall guard Jon Elmore (33) collides with Wichita State forward Markis McDuffie (32) as he brings the ball downcourt during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game Friday, March 16, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
March 16, 2018 - 3:55 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 3:50 p.m. Another No. 4 seed has been sent packing. No. 13 seed Marshall beat Wichita State 81-75 in the first round of the East Region on Friday. Jon Elmore was spectacular for the Thundering Herd. The senior guard scored 27 points, including...
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Marshall forward Ajdin Penava (11) blocks a shot by Wichita State forward Rashard Kelly (0) during the first half of a first-round NCAA college basketball tournament game Friday, March 16, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 16, 2018 - 1:59 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 1:58 p.m. Even with no local connections, basketball fans in San Diego showed up on Friday morning. Most of the seats in Viejas Arena were filled for the opening session which tipped at 10:30 a.m. local time with No. 4 seed Wichita State taking...
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Texas A&M's Tyler Davis, center, drives between Providence's Kyron Cartwright, left, and Nate Watson, during the first half of 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 16, 2018 - 12:58 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:58 p.m. After a rough start, missing 10 straight shots, Texas A&M righted itself and briefly took a lead Providence in West Region game in Charlotte. The Friars are up 24-23 with three minutes left. And in Detroit, No. 2 seed Purdue is...
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Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, left, greets the Loyola-Chicago basketball team as they walk off the court after their win over Miami in a first-round game at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Dallas, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 16, 2018 - 3:37 am
DALLAS (AP) — Loyola-Chicago's biggest fan is the team chaplain who prays with the players before games and gives them scouting reports the next day. So 98-year-old Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt was more thankful than shocked when Donte Ingram hit a last-second 3-pointer to beat Miami in the Ramblers...
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Arizona's Allonzo Trier, Parker Jackson-Cartwright and Dusan Ristic, from left, sit on the bench late in the second half of a first-round game against Buffalo in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. Buffalo won 89-68. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)
March 16, 2018 - 3:34 am
UCLA and Arizona State flamed out in the First Four. Arizona got drubbed by a Mid-American Conference team that had never won an NCAA Tournament game. Just like that, the Pac-12 can Pac-It-In. Buffalo's 89-68 win over fourth-seeded Arizona on Thursday night leaves no Pac-12 teams left in the...
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