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Houston's Galen Robinson Jr. celebrates with teammate Cedrick Alley Jr. (23) after defeating Ohio State in a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. Houston won 74-59. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 24, 2019 - 10:22 pm
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 11:20 p.m. Houston has beaten Ohio State 74-59 in the Midwest Region. And that has ensured that every No. 1, 2 and 3 seed will reach the Sweet 16 for first time in a decade. Corey Davis Jr. had 21 points for the Cougars, a...
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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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Virginia Tech guard Ahmed Hill celebrates after scoring against Liberty 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 - 9:23 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The final seconds ticked down and the celebration began for Virginia Tech. The more than half-century wait for a return to the Sweet 16 was finally over. The fourth-seeded Hokies advanced to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament for just the second time in school history...
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Duke's Zion Williamson, right, shoots over Central Florida's Tacko Fall 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 - 7:26 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson took on 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall at the end and won. So did top-seeded Duke — barely — when two last-ditch shots by UCF rolled off the rim. Aubrey Dawkins finished with 32 points, but his tip-in try just missed Sunday, and Duke advanced with a 77-76 victory to reach...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2016, file photo, Georgia Tech defensive back Lance Austin (17), Lawrence Austin (20) and Brandon Adams (90) celebrate after Austin intercepted a Georgia pass during an NCAA college football game in Athens, Ga. Adams has died at the age of 21. The school announced player's death Sunday, March 24, 2019. No cause was given. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
March 24, 2019 - 2:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech defensive lineman Brandon Adams has died at the age of 21. The school on Sunday announced Adams' death. No cause was given. Adams had been going through offseason workouts and was preparing for the start of spring practice when he died on campus Saturday. He made his...
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Alabama head coach Avery Johnson watches the action in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky at the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 24, 2019 - 1:00 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Avery Johnson brought attention, more fans and several highly rated recruits to Alabama's basketball program. He could not, however, win enough to stick around. Athletic director Greg Byrne announced Sunday that Alabama and Johnson "made the decision to mutually part ways"...
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Auburn's Chuma Okeke (5) grabs a rebound from Kansas forward David McCormack (33) as Auburn's Austin Wiley (50) watches during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
March 24, 2019 - 12:00 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bruce Pearl and Auburn made another unexpected leap in its rebuilding process Saturday night, putting on a dazzling offensive display to take down a college basketball blue blood. A year after an unexpected SEC title and one NCAA Tournament game victory, the Tigers are headed...
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Florida State's Terance Mann, left, and M.J. Walker celebrate at the bench during the second half of a second round men's college basketball game against Murray State in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. Florida State won 90-62. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
March 23, 2019 - 11:32 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Scribbled in black marker on Terance Mann's left shoe was all the inspiration he needed: Mike Cofer, 3-21-19. Just a couple of days ago, Mann's close friend and Florida State teammate, Phil Cofer, found out his father had died after a long illness. Mann and the rest of the...
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Murray State's Ja Morant, left is consoled by teammate Murray State's Shaq Buchanan, right, during the second half of a second round men's college basketball game against Florida State in the NCAA tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 23, 2019 - 11:28 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ja Morant, perhaps sensing this would be his last opportunity to score for Murray State, turned on the jets and darted through three defenders for a driving layup. That gave Morant 28 points and Racers fans one final thrill in a season full of them. Moments later, with...
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Purdue's Carsen Edwards (3) drives and is fouled by Villanova's Phil Booth (5) during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
March 23, 2019 - 9:53 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Carsen Edwards had a career night, scoring 42 points as Purdue knocked reigning national champion Villanova out of the NCAA Tournament Saturday night in an 87-61 rout. Matt Haarms added 18 points and nine rebounds for the third-seeded Boilermakers (25-9), who advanced to...
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