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 ...
NCAA Women’s Final Four: Notre Dame beats UConn /Miss State beats LouisvilleCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale etched her name in Notre Dame lore with the shot that lifted the Irish over rival UConn.
Ogunbowale’s jumper from the corner with a second left gave Notre Dame a 91-89 overtime victory Friday night, handing the Huskies their second straight stunning and sudden end to an undefeated season in ...
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 ...
The Final Four – Women’s: All 4 No. 1 seeds reach women’s Final FourALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The women’s Final Four is set, and it’s one exclusive party.
UConn, Louisville, Mississippi State and Notre Dame are headed to Columbus, Ohio, marking the fourth time in tournament history that four No. 1 seeds made it to the national semifinals.
It’s the 11th consecutive Final Four appearance for the Huskies, breaking a ...
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 ...
Women’s NCAA Tournament Roundup: Louisville women handle Stanford 86-59 in NCAA Sweet 16LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Louisville quelled concerns about handling Stanford’s tough defense with a fast tempo and athleticism that consistently converted opportunities.
The top-seeded Cardinals also imposed their will defensively on Stanford, resulting in yet another decisive victory to move within a win of reaching the Final Four.
Asia Durr had 24 points, Myisha Hines-Allen added 17 ...
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 ...
NCAA Women’s Tournament Roundup: Oregon, Notre Dame, Texas A&M headed to Spokane(PhatzRadio Sports / AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 29 points, nine assists and seven rebounds and the second-seeded Oregon Ducks advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 101-73 victory over No. 10 Minnesota in the second round of the women’s NCAA Tournament on Sunday night in Eugene.
It was the 11th straight victory for the Ducks, ...
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 ...