NCAA Men’s National Championship: Wildcats roll to second championship in three years
SAN ANTONIO –The Villanova Wildcats treated the Michigan Wolverines pretty much the same way they treated the rest of their NCAA Tournament opponents: like a practice squad.
The Wildcats defeated the Wolverines 79-62 on Monday in the NCAA championship game at the Alamodome.
Michigan had a fast start and led through the early part of the first ...
NCAA Men’s Championship Game: Michigan, Villanova bring wild NCAA Tournament to a close
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A wild, entertaining season and one of the maddest Marches in college basketball history has reached its pinnacle.
Villanova and Michigan, prolific offense vs. stifling defense, a national title on the line, Monday night in San Antonio.
The Wildcats and their horde of long-range shooters are playing for their second title in three ...
A guide to the teams, players and coaches in the Final FourSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The maddest of Marches is winding down, the college basketball season now headed into April. All those upsets, crazy finishes and stellar performances have brought us to San Antonio, where a Cinderella and its telegenic nun join three power programs in the Final Four.
Based on the way the bracket has gone ...
Final Four will be mix of traditional powers, one amazing upstart(PhatzRadio Sports / AP / USA Today Sports) —- LOS ANGELES – Two weeks of mayhem – a tumult of historic upsets, buzzer-beaters and at least one celebrity nun – have brought the NCAA Tournament to a crossroads.
The Final Four in San Antonio this weekend will feature favorites and underdogs, traditional programs and a brash ...
The Final Four – Men’s: Villanova stamps itself as nation’s elite in Final Four runVILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — The Final Four had been set for decades: Duke, North Carolina, Kansas and Kentucky were crowned as college basketball’s royalty.
They are the bluebloods of basketball — where deep NCAA Tournament runs are the norm, NBA prospects play, hardwood rules the sports landscape and an air of superiority reigns in programs rich ...
NCAA Men’s Tournament Roundup: No. 11 Loyola beats Kansas State 78-62ATLANTA (AP) — Porter Moser stood in front of the scarf-clad Loyola cheering section, a bit dazed but beaming from ear to ear.
“Are you kidding me! Are you kidding me!” the Ramblers coach screamed over and over.
Loyola is headed to the Final Four .
An improbable NCAA Tournament took its craziest turn yet Saturday night, ...
March Madness: What is Saturday’s NCAA tournament Elite 8 schedule?(PhatzRadio Sports / USA Today Sports / AP) — After starting with 68 teams, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is down to just eight.
The Elite Eight.
The March Madness upsets continued through the Sweet 16, with Cinderella No. 11 Loyola-Chicago staying out for at least one more dance after defeating No. 7 Nevada, followed by No. ...
NCAA Men’s Tournament Roundup: Kansas holds on for 80-76 win over Clemson OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — For the third year in a row, Kansas made it through the Sweet 16 — although not before Clemson tried its hardest to add another wild chapter to an already unbelievable tournament.
The top-seeded Jayhawks brought at least a temporary halt to the insanity of this March, withstanding a ferocious rally by ...
March Madness: What is Friday’s NCAA tournament Sweet 16 schedule?(PhatzRadio Sports / USA Today Sports) —- Loyola-Chicago and its game-planning nun are headed to the Elite Eight. So too are Kansas State, Florida State and Michigan in this maddest of Marches.
Day 2 of the Sweet 16 has Villanova’s Jalen Brunson vs. West Virginia’s Jevon Carter, Duke’s athletes trying to solve Syracuse’s zone and the ...
March Madness: What is Thursday’s NCAA tournament Sweet 16 schedule?(PhatzRadio Sports / USA TODAY SPORTS) — It’s called March Madness for a reason.
After an upset-filled opening weekend, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament rolls on Thursday, where the first four teams will look to advance to the Elite Eight.
While we won’t be seeing a No. 1 seed play on the opening day of the Sweet ...
NCAA tournament Sweet 16: Most important players for every March Madness team(PhatzRadio Sports / USA Today Sports) — Basketball is undoubtedly a team game, but March Madness always has room for star players who can take over with highlight-reel, buzzer-beating heroics.
Now that we’re down to 16 teams in the NCAA tournament, there will be players who are crucial for their team’s advancement to the Elite Eight — either ...
NIT Bracket 2018: Scores, times printable
(PhatzRadio Sports / NCAA Sports) —- Here’s the 2018 National Invitation Tournament bracket and round-by-round tables with scores and links to the recap from each game.
BRACKET: Printable bracket
Baylor 80, Wagner 59
Notre Dame 84, Hampton 63
St. Mary’s 89, Southeastern Louisiana 45
USC 103, UNC Asheville 98 (2OT)
NCAA Men’s Tournament Roundup: Underdog UMBC falls to Kansas State 50-43NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — PJ Savoy made a 3-pointer with 1:08 left to give Florida State its first lead of the second half, and the Seminoles rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat top-seeded Xavier 75-70 on Sunday night in the second round of the West Region.
The Seminoles, on their way to the NCAA Tournament’s ...
March Madness – Bark Bracket: Retrievers become top dogs, boosted by UMBCCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Ramblers are moving on. Are the Retrievers ready to run with them to the Sweet 16?
Loyola-Chicago kept its feel-good story going with a one-point win over third-seeded Tennessee in the second round Saturday as the little guys kept making more noise in the NCAA Tournament. The victory allowed 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago ...
Men’s NCAA Tournament Roundup: Poole’s buzzer-beater sends Michigan past Houston 64-63(PhatzRadio Sports / AP) —- Results from the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday:
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 victory.
Devin Davis had a ...
2018 March Madness schedule: Saturday’s NCAA tournament times, TV guide, info(PhatzRadio Sports / USA Today Sports) —- The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is off and running and continues Saturday with eight more games, beginning just after noon ET.
Here is everything you need to know regarding coverage, along with must-read stories from March Madness’ opening weekend.
MUST READ STORIES
– It finally happened. No. 16 UMBC routed No. 1 ...
Men’s NCAA Tournament Roundup: UMBC first No. 16 seed to defeat a No. 1(PhatzRadio Sports / AP) —- Results from the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday:
PURDUE 74, CAL STATE FULLERTON 48
DETROIT (AP) — Purdue center Isaac Haas broke his right elbow during a win over Cal State Fullerton and will miss the rest of the NCAA Tournament.
The 7-foot-2, 290-pound senior went down while taking ...
2018 NCAA tournament: The best games to watch Thursday(PhatzRadio Sports / USA Today Sports / AP) — All the action on the hardwood can be overwhelming if you’re new to the March Madness experience. With as many as four NCAA tournament games going on simultaneously at some points in the day, it might be difficult to prioritize where to focus your attention. We’re ...
2018 NCAA tournament: Previewing Wednesday’s First Four games / Some Dark Horses(PhatzRadio Sports / USA Today Sports) — Wednesday’s First Four games in Dayton:
No. 16 North Carolina Central (19-15) vs. No. 16 Texas Southern (15-19)
Time, TV: 6:40 p.m. ET, truTV
Why N.C. Central will win: Several Eagles players are familiar with this venue from a year ago and hope that experience will produce a better result this ...
2018 NCAA tournament: Previewing Tuesday’s First Four games(PhatzRadio Sports / USA Today Sports) — Tuesday’s First Four games in Dayton:
No. 16 LIU-Brooklyn (18-16) vs. No. 16 Radford (22-12)
Time, TV: 6:40 p.m. ET, truTV
Why LIU-Brooklyn will win: The Blackbirds are led by a pair of big-time scorers. Joel Hernandez (20.9 ppg) is more of a threat from the three-point arc, and Raiquan ...
2018 NCAA tournament: Breaking down the March Madness field of 68(PhatzRadio Sports / USA Today Sports) —- You might not know a lot about the March Madness field, so we’ve got you covered.
Here’s everything you need to know for all 68 teams competing for the NCAA men’s basketball title.
Regional analysis:Midwest | East | South | West
Bracket:See all the NCAA tournament matchups | Printable
Nickname: Wildcats. Location: ...
CBB Men’s NCAA on the bubble: Virginia gets top billing for March(PhatzRadio Sports / AP / USA Today Sports) — From the top seed in the NCAA Tournament – Virginia – to those that barely made it into the bracket – Arizona State and Syracuse – it feels as though everyone involved in March Madness is on the bubble this year.
College basketball is in trouble.
The brackets ...