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Purdue's Carsen Edwards reacts during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game against Old Dominion in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 22, 2019 - 12:11 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — If this is what a slump looks like for Carsen Edwards, Purdue coach Matt Painter can live with it. Edwards scored 26 points and third-seeded Purdue coasted to a 61-48 victory against Old Dominion on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Boilermakers (...
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Wofford guard Fletcher Magee (3) celebrates with teammates after hitting a 3-point basket during the final moments of the second half against Seton Hall in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla. Thursday, March 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
March 21, 2019 - 11:49 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — If you didn't know who Fletcher Magee was before, you should now. Magee set the Division I career record for 3-pointers, poured in 24 points and led seventh-seeded Wofford to an 84-68 victory over Seton Hall in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night...
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Baylor guard Makai Mason, left, and guard Jared Butler (12) celebrate the team's win against Syracuse in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Jeff Swinger)
March 21, 2019 - 11:26 pm
The Latest on the first round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:25 a.m. Time to catch your breath after the NCAA Tournament's first real day. You have about 12 hours. Ja Morant's triple-double for Murray State, Wofford's big late run against Seton Hall and perfect days for the Big Ten...
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Villanova's Jermaine Samuels (23) dunks against St. Mary's Malik Fitts (24) during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
March 21, 2019 - 10:13 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Villanova got off to a slow start in defense of its national title as the Wildcats slogged through the deliberate pace set by determined Saint Mary's. Villanova had three players in double figures, led for almost 33 minutes but never by more than eight points, and finally...
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Nevada's Jordan Caroline (24) shoots between Florida's Andrew Nembhard (2) and Kevarrius Hayes (13) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 21, 2019 - 9:15 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Florida nearly squandered a double-digit lead before finally stopping a Nevada comeback and pulling off a 70-61 upset in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Kevarrius Hayes scored 16 points, Jalen Hudson added 15 and the 10th-seeded Gators won their tournament opener for...
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Murray State's Ja Morant (12) reacts during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game against Marquette in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 21, 2019 - 9:12 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The game was in hand for Murray State and sensational point guard Ja Morant, who dominated Marquette in every way. With a chance to make some NCAA Tournament history, Morant's coach told him to hit the boards and grab the rebound that would push him to an elusive triple-...
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LSU's Skylar Mays (4) goes up for a shot over Yale 's Paul Atkinson (20) and Jordan Bruner (23) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, March 21, 2019. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
March 21, 2019 - 5:42 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — As LSU's comfortable lead started to disappear, most of the crowd at Veterans Memorial Arena turned on the Tigers. Underdog Yale became the hometown team in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Skylar Mays heard the cheers — and then silenced them. With suspended...
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Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) celebrates after scoring a three-point basket against Northeastern in the first half during a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
March 21, 2019 - 5:34 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dedric Lawson had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Kansas dominated inside for an 87-53 rout over Northeastern on Thursday in the opening round of the Midwest Region. The fourth-seeded Jayhawks (26-9) had a notable size advantage inside and used it, outscoring the Huskies 50-16...
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Belmont guard Grayson Murphy (2) gets off a shot ahead of Maryland 's Bruno Fernando (23) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, March 21, 2019. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
March 21, 2019 - 5:23 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Maryland's Eric Ayala deflected a pass to set up a steal by Darryl Morsell that stopped Belmont's last-second attempt at an NCAA Tournament upset and the Terrapins escaped with a 79-77 victory Thursday in the East Region. Playing their second tournament game in less than...
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Southern California cornerback Iman Marshall runs through a drill during USC Pro Day, Wednesday, March 19, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Pro Day is intended to showcase talent to NFL scouts for the upcoming draft. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
March 21, 2019 - 4:38 pm
Don't let the brackets fool you. College football is in full swing, too. The latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast digs into some spring football story lines and takes an early look on which teams might fall short of expectations next season. And which ones could overachieve. Adam Rittenberg of...
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