College basketball

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2017 file photo, Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie looks up at the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Coppin State in Storrs, Conn. UConn has fired Ollie, with the team under NCAA investigation and the Huskies having completed their second straight losing season. The university said in a statement Saturday, March 10, 2018, it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to dismiss him for "just cause." The school says it would have no further comment until its "disciplinary process" and the ongoing NCAA inquiry are complete. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 10, 2018 - 11:08 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn fired basketball coach Kevin Ollie on Saturday, with the team under NCAA investigation and the Huskies having completed their second straight losing season. The university said in a statement it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to dismiss him for "just cause." The...
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March 10, 2018 - 10:50 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has fired basketball coach Kevin Ollie, with the team under NCAA investigation and the Huskies having completed their second straight losing season. The university said in a statement Saturday it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to dismiss him for "just cause." The...
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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) reacts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament Friday, March 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 10, 2018 - 3:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — North Carolina was up 16 with 5 1/2 minutes left, all set to cruise to a victory that would snap a six-game Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament losing streak against Duke and put the Tar Heels in the championship for a record 35th time. Then things got weird — and college...
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Alabama's Collin Sexton, right, makes a no-look pass to teammate Donta Hall, left, around Auburn's Jared Harper, center, during the second half in an NCAA college basketball quarterfinal game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, March 9, 2018, in St. Louis. Alabama won 81-63. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 10, 2018 - 2:37 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Alabama's Collin Sexton had one thing to say after another amazing performance: "Don't count us out." Those were the first words out of the star freshman's mouth on Friday after the Crimson Tide's second straight triumph in the Southeastern Conference Tournament, an 81-63...
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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) reacts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament Friday, March 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 10, 2018 - 2:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — North Carolina was up 16 with 5 1/2 minutes left, all set to cruise to a victory that would snap a six-game Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament losing streak against Duke and put the Tar Heels in the championship for a record 35th time. Then things got weird — and college...
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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) reacts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament Friday, March 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 10, 2018 - 1:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — North Carolina was up 16 with 5 1/2 minutes left, all set to cruise to a victory that would snap a six-game Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament losing streak against Duke and put the Tar Heels in the championship for a record 35th time. Then things got weird — and college...
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Duke guard Grayson Allen reacts after being called for a foul against North Carolina during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament semifinals Friday, March 9, 2018, in New York. North Carolina won 74-69. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 10, 2018 - 1:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Duke guard Grayson Allen received a flagrant 1 foul for hip checking North Carolina's Garrison Brooks as the Tar Heels forward was running up the court late in the first half of an Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinal on Friday night. Brooks went down hard and stayed down...
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Providence's Kyron Cartwright (24) and Isaiah Jackson (44) celebrate after overtime of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big East men's tournament semifinals Friday, March 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 10, 2018 - 1:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — After spending a season overcoming injuries, disappointments and doubters, Providence made another statement with one of the greatest comebacks in Big East Tournament history. Alpha Diallo hit a go-ahead jumper with 2:22 left in overtime and fifth-seeded Providence rallied from a 17...
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North Carolina guard Joel Berry II (2) reacts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference men's tournament Friday, March 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 10, 2018 - 1:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Luke Maye scored 17 points, including North Carolina's last field goal with 5:33 remaining, and No. 12 North Carolina held off a late rally by No. 5 Duke to advance to the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship game with a 74-69 victory on Friday night. The sixth-seeded...
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West Virginia's Jevon Carter (2) shoots under pressure from Texas Tech's Keenan Evans (12) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the Big 12 conference tournament in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 10, 2018 - 12:30 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — West Virginia has made a habit of reaching the Big 12 Tournament title game lately. Now, the Mountaineers will try to end the habit of losing it. Daxter Miles Jr. scored 22 points and Jevon Carter added 17, and the tournament's No. 3 seed advanced to its third straight...
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