College Sports

Duke's Zion Williamson, center, celebrates the team's 77-76 win over Central Florida in a second-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Columbia, S.C., Sunday, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 25, 2019 - 1:24 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The path to the Final Four will not be easy for Zion Williamson, Luke Maye, De'Andre Hunter and the other top-seeded stars in the NCAA Tournament. For the first time in a decade, the remaining tournament field entering the Sweet 16 looks a lot like the one set on Selection...
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Kansas guard Devon Dotson (11) sits on the bench in the closing minutes of the team's loss to Auburn in a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger)
March 25, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Bill Self stood in a room just off the court in Allen Fieldhouse on Selection Sunday and lamented that the Big 12 managed to squeak only six schools into the NCAA Tournament. The Hall of Fame coach of Kansas pointed to the impressive nonconference wins that the league racked up in November and...
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Central Florida guard Aubrey Dawkins, left, battles for a rebound against Duke's Zion Williamson, and Cam Reddish (5) after missing a potential game-winning tip-in during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Duke defeated Central Florida 77-76. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 25, 2019 - 10:40 am
CBS Sports and Turner Sports say television ratings for the NCAA Tournament across four networks that broadcast the first week of games were up 8 percent over last year. Tournaments games drew an average Nielsen rating of 6.4, up from 5.9 last year. The rating got a boost from the dramatic Duke-UCF...
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March 25, 2019 - 9:45 am
The Shockers win two games in South Carolina, over Furman and Clemson. WSU head coach Gregg Marshall talks about winning 500 games and the Shockers' quest for Madison Square Garden and the NIT.
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Oregon forward Louis King celebrates after scoring against UC Irvine during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 24, 2019 - 11:50 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Ehab Amin started the second half by cheering on his Oregon teammates from the bench during a scoring drought that seemed like it would never end. When the fifth-year senior got into the game, he provided a jolt of energy that carried Oregon to the Sweet 16. Amin's 3-pointer...
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Tennessee's Grant Williams, left, and Iowa's Connor McCaffery battle for the ball in the first half during a second-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 24, 2019 - 11:44 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tennessee avoided one of the biggest meltdowns in NCAA Tournament history Sunday, letting a 25-point lead slip away before two-time SEC player of the year Grant Williams scored 6 points in overtime for an 83-77 victory over Iowa. The Volunteers (31-5) made it back to the Sweet...
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Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson reacts to a foul call during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game against Ohio State in the NCAA Tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 24, 2019 - 11:23 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Houston's fans chanted "Sweet 16" in the final minute of the Cougars' NCAA Tournament win over Ohio State. The celebration was long overdue — 35 years, to be exact — since the Cougars have made this trip. Corey Davis scored 21 points to help Houston defeat Ohio State 74-59 in a...
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Virginia's Mamadi Diakite (25) pulls in a rebound while defended by Oklahoma's Kristian Doolittle (21) during the second half of a second-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Columbia, S.C. Sunday, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 24, 2019 - 10:31 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett made a last-minute change in his starting lineup and the top-seeded Cavaliers finally breezed through an NCAA Tournament game to make their first Sweet 16 in three years. Bennett opted for Mamadi Diakite to start instead of Jack Salt against...
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Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Central Florida won 73-58. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 24, 2019 - 10:22 pm
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): noon One of the matchups Sunday for the Sweet 16 features college basketball's tallest player going against its most dynamic star. Duke has Zion Williamson, an explosive freshman widely expected to go No. 1 in the NBA draft...
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Buffalo's Jayvon Graves, center, heads to the basket as Texas Tech's Norense Odiase (32) and Tariq Owens defend during the second half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. Texas Tech won 78-58. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 24, 2019 - 9:56 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Texas Tech's dominant defense earned the Red Raiders a second consecutive trip to the Sweet 16. Jarrett Culver had 16 points and 10 rebounds as the third-seeded Red Raiders shut down Buffalo 78-58 on Sunday night. Norense Odiase had 14 points and 15 rebounds, both season highs,...
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