Sports: College

Mar. 27, 2014 @ 11:16 PM

Flyers, Badgers reach Elite Eight


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.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 12:47 PM

Tar Heels beat Michigan State 62-53 in NCAAs

Diamond DeShields had it all working: the pullup in transition, the stepback jumper over a defender, the defense, the rebounding.

Mar. 25, 2014 @ 05:54 PM

AP source: ACC tourney to New York in '17, '18

The Atlantic Coast Conference is taking its men's basketball tournament to New York.

Mar. 25, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus

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.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 08:54 PM

DePaul upsets Duke 74-65 in NCAA tournament

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.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

UNC's Hatchell won't be on sideline Tuesday

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.

Mar. 23, 2014 @ 08:10 PM

No. 3 seed Iowa State ousts North Carolina 85-83

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.

Mar. 23, 2014 @ 07:51 PM

UT Martin upset bid falls short against UNC 60-58

UT Martin coach Kevin McMillan gambled — and nearly won.

Mar. 23, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

No. 3 seed Iowa State pressing on without Niang

Iowa State has seen all this before and it never seems to end well for the Cyclones.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 08:57 PM

BYU women upset fifth-seeded NC State

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.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 09:54 PM

Dayton stuns Syracuse 55-53 to advance

Dayton 55, Syracuse 53

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 08:20 PM

Defending champ Louisville returning to Sweet 16

It's not always pretty with Louisville. And sometimes, it's ugly by design.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 01:42 PM

Duke routs Winthrop 87-45 in NCAA tourney opener

Tricia Liston scored 20 points and Duke routed Winthrop 87-45 on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 08:37 AM

Virginia gets by Chanticleers in last few minutes



Mar. 22, 2014 @ 08:31 AM

No upset for North Carolina Central in 93-75 loss

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.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Bzdelik resigns after 4 years at Wake Forest

The losses mounted for Jeff Bzdelik, and so did the public criticism of the Wake Forest men's basketball coach.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Duke coach unhappy team in same region with UConn

Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie is having a difficult time grasping the NCAA's logic when it comes to her team's tournament seed.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

No. 5 Wolfpack opens NCAA tourney versus BYU

Nebraska came all the way to Los Angeles, and what the Cornhuskers really want is to go home.

Mar. 21, 2014 @ 10:27 PM

North Carolina survives scare by Providence

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.

Mar. 21, 2014 @ 10:24 PM

Memphis, Wichita St. advance to NCAA 3rd round

Memphis 71, George Washington 66

Mar. 21, 2014 @ 09:19 PM

Gonzaga ousts Oklahoma St.

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.

Mar. 21, 2014 @ 05:04 PM

Stanford, Baylor, Arizona advance in NCAAs


ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chasson Randle scored 23 points and Stanford made an impression in its first NCAA appearance since 2008.

Mar. 21, 2014 @ 03:20 PM

Mercer shocks Duke 78-71 in NCAA tourney opener

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.

Mar. 21, 2014 @ 08:56 AM

Defending champs fend off Jaspers to advance


Mar. 20, 2014 @ 10:55 PM

St. Louis rallies for OT victory over N.C. State

Fifth-seeded Saint Louis worked five extra minutes to stay alive in the NCAA tournament.