College basketball

Texas Tech guard Zhaire Smith (2) completes an alley-oop during the first half of a first-round game at the NCAA college basketball tournament against Stephen F. Austin in Dallas, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
March 16, 2018 - 2:44 am
DALLAS (AP) — Keenan Evans split through defenders, made a layup and then paused briefly to give a quick pose to the camera under the basket. After Texas Tech lost in the NCAA Tournament two years ago and didn't even make the field last season, the All-Big 12 senior guard has earned some time in...
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Kentucky guard Hamidou Diallo starts off the team's first-round game against Davidson with a dunk during the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)
March 16, 2018 - 1:59 am
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hitting a 3-pointer is as routine for a college basketball player as rolling out of bed in the morning. So imagine an entire team — one with Final Four ambitions, no less — going an entire game without making a single one. And winning anyway. Fifth-seeded Kentucky all but...
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St. Bonaventure forward Amadi Ikpeze (32) watches as Florida forward Kevarrius Hayes (13) and KeVaughn Allen (5) celebrate drawing a foul against St. Bonaventure during the second half of a first-round game at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Dallas, Thursday, March 15, 2018. Florida won 77-62. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
March 16, 2018 - 1:34 am
DALLAS (AP) — Egor Koulechov watched a heartbreaking NCAA Tournament loss as a freshman at Arizona State. Four years and two schools later, the graduate transfer from Russia enjoyed his second NCAA experience quite a bit more. Koulechov scored 20 points and Florida eased past St. Bonaventure 77-62...
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Florida guard Egor Koulechov (4) and St. Bonaventure guard Idris Taqqee (1) battle for the ball during the first half of a first-round game at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Dallas, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
March 16, 2018 - 1:20 am
DALLAS (AP) — Egor Koulechov watched a heartbreaking NCAA Tournament loss as a freshman at Arizona State. Four years and two schools later, the graduate transfer from Russia enjoyed his second NCAA experience quite a bit more. Koulechov scored 20 points and Florida eased past St. Bonaventure 77-62...
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Michigan guard Charles Matthews (1) dunks during the first half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament first-round game against Montana, Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
March 16, 2018 - 12:50 am
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:45 a.m. Charles Matthews had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Michigan locked down on defense and the third-seeded Wolverines beat Montana 61-47 in a plodding first-round NCAA Tournament game Thursday night. Michigan (29-7) trailed by 10 in the...
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Houston guard Rob Gray shoots under pressure from San Diego State forward Max Montana (10) during the second half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. Houston won 67-65. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 16, 2018 - 12:49 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — So many thoughts were running through Rob Gray's head as he dribbled near midcourt, time winding down in a tied NCAA Tournament game, that Houston's star guard nearly ran out of time. "I was thinking to myself, I'm a senior, I've never been in March Madness. This is what I live...
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Florida guard Chris Chiozza (11) battles St. Bonaventure guard Jaylen Adams (3) for space during the first half of a first-round game at the NCAA college basketball tournament in Dallas, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
March 16, 2018 - 12:19 am
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:10 a.m. St. Bonaventure's postseason run is in trouble two days after the Bonnies won their first NCAA Tournament game in 48 years. Egor Koulechov has 13 points to lead Florida, which was leading 54-37 with less than 10 minutes remaining in...
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Virginia Tech's Justin Robinson, rear, knocks the ball away from Alabama 's Collin Sexton (2) during the first half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament first-round game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 16, 2018 - 12:17 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Collin Sexton scored 21 of his team-high 24 points after halftime to lead Alabama to an 86-83 victory over Virginia Tech on Thursday night for the Crimson Tide's first NCAA Tournament win in a dozen years. John Petty kept ninth-seeded Alabama (20-15) in it while Sexton struggled...
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Houston guard Rob Gray shoots under pressure from San Diego State forward Max Montana (10) during the second half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Wichita, Kan. Houston won 67-65. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 15, 2018 - 11:18 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — So many thoughts were running through Rob Gray's head as he dribbled near midcourt, time winding down in a tied NCAA Tournament game, that Houston's star guard nearly ran out of time. "I was thinking to myself, I'm a senior, I've never been in March Madness. This is what I live...
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Kentucky guard Hamidou Diallo starts off the team's first-round game against Davidson with a dunk during the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)
March 15, 2018 - 10:51 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hitting a 3-pointer is as routine for a college basketball player as rolling out of bed in the morning. So imagine an entire team — one with Final Four ambitions, no less — going an entire game without making a single one. And winning anyway. Fifth-seeded Kentucky all but...
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