NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story March 16 about (topic), The Associated Press incorrectly identified the Nevada coach. He is Eric Musselman, not Bill Musselman.
The second round of the NCAA Tournament tips off on Saturday — with many fans still stunned over top-seeded Virginia's 20-point loss to 16th-seeded UMBC on Friday night.
The University of Maryland-Baltimore County proved that anything can happen in the NCAA Tournament.
BOISE, Idaho — Shortly before the 1997 NBA draft, Wake Forest coach Dave Odom told me Tim Duncan would be a far more accomplished pro than he was a college player.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The doors to the Virginia's locker room opened, the last protection for a group of players sitting in a state of shocked quiet after the most improbable of losses.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu stuffed the stat sheet once again while a pair of 10 seeds spoiled a nearly perfect day for the chalk on the opening day of the women's NCAA Tournament.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — So how do you top winning your conference tournament on a buzzer-beater 3-pointer? Well, knocking off the No. 1 team in the country by 20 points in the first round of the NCAA Tournament should do it.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jairus Lyles couldn't suppress a smile, knowing that a school known more for chess than hoops had finally made it happen — a 16 ousting a 1 in March Madness.
DETROIT (AP) — Forget the matchup between the Syracuse defense and TCU's offense. That was no contest.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Shelton Mitchell and Gabe DeVoe led Clemson into the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 21 years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ninth-seeded Florida State has lots of guys who can score, and the Seminoles used that depth to win their fourth straight NCAA Tournament opener.
Anyone could have guessed that top-seeded Virginia versus University of Maryland Baltimore County would be a 20-point blowout.
Results from the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Missouri’s first NCAA Tournament appearance in five years lasted as long as its previous one.
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Clemson basketball hadn’t reached the NCAA Tournament since the first year of Brad Brownell’s tenure in 2011.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Good dog! Very good dog!
DETROIT — TCU men’s basketball accomplished plenty of historic milestones this season but the biggest slipped through the Horned Frogs’ grasp Friday night.
DETROIT (AP) — Miles Bridges outlasted Zach Thomas.
SAN DIEGO — Auburn led by three points with 13 seconds to play Friday night, and College of Charleston had the ball.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nothing about Auburn's performance was pretty until Jared Harper drained a long 3-pointer with 1:17 to go against College of Charleston.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Xavier Musketeers survived a choppy game with more stops than starts thanks to too many fouls and free throws.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Villanova is making its first trip to the NCAA Tournament last a little longer.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu joked that she was going to take her time getting that last rebound for another triple-double.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's A'ja Wilson had not felt this bad about a victory in a long, long time. And she's promised not to let it happen again, especially not in her final home appearance in her stellar college career.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Hallie Thome has confidence that she can handle anybody in a one-on-one situation.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Defensive intensity triggered the kind of offensive avalanche that Minnesota coach Marlene Stollings has come to expect.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Lauren Cox entered Baylor last season as the nation's top recruit, then had to scratch and claw for playing time on a deep team as a freshman.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two years ago, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber asked his players who was going to be his stopper on defense.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Tara VanDerveer admittedly had her doubts that this season would end with an NCAA Tournament berth for Stanford, and that's a strange thing to hear from the Hall of Fame coach leading a storied program that regularly plays deep into March.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Virginia won its first women's NCAA Tournament game in nine years. The Cavaliers' reward is a matchup with the most famous player in program history in South Carolina coach Dawn Staley.
Results from the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament on Friday
DETROIT — Tom Izzo furiously lashed out at Miles Bridges for not going to the ball and sent his sophomore forward to the bench.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — No Dean Wade. No problem.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin likes using boxing references to describe his team's hard-nosed style.
SAN DIEGO — As West Virginia feuds go, this one won’t make for a TV miniseries.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame's first round win could be costly for the top-seeded Irish.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA enters the women's NCAA Tournament with something to prove after a disappointing loss to Oregon in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In Music City, sometimes the song ends on a sour note.
DETROIT (AP) — Rust, it turned out, was the least of Purdue's problems against Cal State Fullerton.
WICHITA, Kan. — Facts only: Devonte Graham is older than Perry Ellis was his senior year.
DALLAS (AP) — Loyola-Chicago might have been the first Cinderella in the NCAA Tournament 55 years ago, and Buffalo might be the latest.
DALLAS (AP) — Keenan Evans missed all of his shots in the first half of Texas Tech's NCAA Tournament opener. The All-Big 12 guard made them all after that.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There’s really only one way to have fun in the NCAA Tournament.
ATHENS, Ga. — Tom Crean instantly brings star power to the Georgia basketball program. Star power, but a reputation for winning that had lagged. It was clear from the moment when he was introduced as its coach on Friday — a moment that turned into a filibuster of an opening statement — that …
SAN DIEGO (AP) — This long into their time together at West Virginia, Bob Huggins is only surprised when Jevon Carter has a bad game.