DAYTON 82, STANFORD 72
Jordan Sibert scored 18 points, Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 and Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 on Thursday to make the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight for the first time since 1984.
Diamond DeShields had it all working: the pullup in transition, the stepback jumper over a defender, the defense, the rebounding.
The Atlantic Coast Conference is taking its men's basketball tournament to New York.
Josh Mellette (SLHS) and seventh-seeded Wake Tech (21-10, 14-4) made a good run last week, finishing fourth in the nation at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Danville, Ill.
Megan Rogowski scored 22 points and Megan Podkowa added 18 to help DePaul upset Duke 74-65 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
North Carolina assistant Andrew Calder says head coach Sylvia Hatchell won't be on the sideline for Tuesday's NCAA tournament game against Michigan State while she continues to recover from treatments for leukemia.
DeAndre Kane drove for the game-winning layup with 1.6 seconds left and No. 3 seed Iowa State beat North Carolina 85-83 on Sunday, advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2000.
UT Martin coach Kevin McMillan gambled — and nearly won.
Iowa State has seen all this before and it never seems to end well for the Cyclones.
Lexi Eaton scored 25 points, Jennifer Hamson finished one block shy of a triple-double and 12th-seeded BYU upset No. 5 North Carolina State 72-57 in the first round of the NCAA women's tournament on Saturday.
Dayton 55, Syracuse 53
It's not always pretty with Louisville. And sometimes, it's ugly by design.
Tricia Liston scored 20 points and Duke routed Winthrop 87-45 on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.
VIRGINIA 70, COASTAL CAROLINA 59
Too fast. Too strong. Too balanced.
Iowa State was simply too much for North Carolina Central's dreams of pulling off yet another big upset.
The losses mounted for Jeff Bzdelik, and so did the public criticism of the Wake Forest men's basketball coach.
Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie is having a difficult time grasping the NCAA's logic when it comes to her team's tournament seed.
Nebraska came all the way to Los Angeles, and what the Cornhuskers really want is to go home.
James Michael McAdoo sank two free throws in the final 3.5 seconds, and No. 6 seed North Carolina rallied to beat 11th-seeded Providence 79-77 Friday night.
Memphis 71, George Washington 66
GONZAGA 85, OKLAHOMA ST. 77
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kevin Pangos scored 26 points and Gary Bell Jr. added 17 for eighth-seeded Gonzaga, which beat Marcus Smart and ninth-seeded Oklahoma State.
STANFORD 58, NEW MEXICO 53
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chasson Randle scored 23 points and Stanford made an impression in its first NCAA appearance since 2008.
Senior-laden Mercer went into Duke's backyard and pulled off the biggest upset of the NCAA tournament so far Friday, beating the Blue Devils 78-71 and likely ending Jabari Parker's short college career.
LOUISVILLE 71, MANHATTAN 64
Fifth-seeded Saint Louis worked five extra minutes to stay alive in the NCAA tournament.