UMBC players celebrate a teammate's basket against Virginia during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
March 16, 2018 - 11:57 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 11:55 p.m. What a game for Jairus Lyles. What a night for the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Lyles' 28 points led the Retrievers in the history-making, 74-54 upset win over Virginia. UMBC became the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1...
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Xavier guard Paul Scruggs (1) reacts from the bench in the second half of a first-round game against Texas Southern in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Nashville, Tenn., Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 16, 2018 - 11:15 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Xavier Musketeers survived a choppy game with more stops than starts thanks to too many fouls and free throws. At the end, the Musketeers looked every bit like a No. 1 seed their first time around in the role at an NCAA Tournament. J.P. Macura scored 18 of his career-...
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Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant speaks during a media conference on Friday, March 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Durant will miss 1-2 weeks to allow a rib injury to heal. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
March 16, 2018 - 10:40 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant will miss at least two weeks with a fractured rib on his right side, joining fellow All-Stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson on the injury list for the defending champion Golden State Warriors. An MRI exam Friday for the NBA Finals MVP revealed the incomplete...
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Michigan State guard Cassius Winston (5) reacts to hitting a basket against Bucknell during the first half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament first-round game in Detroit, Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 16, 2018 - 10:36 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Miles Bridges outlasted Zach Thomas, scoring 29 points and grabbing nine rebounds to help third-seeded Michigan State hold on for an 82-78 win over Bucknell on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Thomas fouled out on a technical with 6:06 left and finished with 27...
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Auburn guard Malik Dunbar (14) reacts alongside head coach Bruce Pearl during the second half of a first-round NCAA college basketball tournament game against Charleston,Friday, March 16, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
March 16, 2018 - 10:31 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jared Harper made a clutch 3-pointer with 1:17 to go — his only basket of the game — and Auburn held off No. 13 seed College of Charleston 62-58 in a Midwest Region thriller to avoid becoming the second No. 4 seed upset at Viejas Arena on Friday. Auburn, playing under the cloud of...
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Texas forward Dylan Osetkowski goes to the basket against Nevada guard Josh Hall (33) in the first half of a first-round game of the NCAA college basketball tournament in Nashville, Tenn., Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 16, 2018 - 7:55 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Caleb Martin scored 18 points and made two huge 3-pointers in overtime Friday as Nevada rallied to beat Texas 87-83 for its first NCAA Tournament victory since 2007. Nevada (28-7) erased a 14-point, second-half deficit and tied it at 68 when Jordan Caroline hit one of two...
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Butler forward Kelan Martin makes a layup against Arkansas during the first half of a first-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 16, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 16, 2018 - 7:16 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Butler coach LaVall Jordan watched his team race out to a huge early lead, then give it all away before the first half was even over. That could have been a huge emotional swing, but the Bulldogs kept their cool. "We got up big and I didn't expect to beat them by 20," Jordan said. "...
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Villanova's Jalen Brunson, right, Mikal Bridges, center, and Phil Booth, left, chuckle as they take questions during a news conference at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Friday, March 16, 2018, in Pittsburgh. Villanova faces Alabama in a second-round game on Saturday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
March 16, 2018 - 6:35 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It's not a curse. Because Villanova has won a national championship. It's not always bad luck. Again, the banner in the rafters. It's certainly not something to fear. See, 2016. But the second round of the NCAA Tournament has certainly mystified the Wildcats for most of the last...
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Republican congressional candidate Danny Tarkanian talks with a reporter Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Clark County Government Center in Las Vegas about President Donald Trump asking him to switch from running for U.S. Senate to running for a Congress seat in Nevada. Tarkanian said Trump was "adamant," and said that he plans as a Congressman to be a steadfast supporter of Trump and his policies. (AP Photo/Ken Ritter)
March 16, 2018 - 6:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Donald Trump cleared a primary election path for one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans running for re-election this year by persuading U.S. Sen. Dean Heller's Republican opponent to drop out of the race and instead run for a House seat. Republican Danny Tarkanian...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2018, file photo, Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, center, and player Katie Lou Samuelson, left, smile as seniors Gabby Williams, center, and Kia Nurse leave play for the final time in regular season play during the second half an NCAA college basketball game against South Florida, in Storrs, Conn. UConn finishes No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the fifth straight year. The Huskies (32-0) enter the NCAA Tournament as the lone unbeaten team and went wire-to-wire as the unanimous top team. They received all 32 votes from the national media panel Monday, March 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 16, 2018 - 4:57 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma doesn't take much for granted, but he's pretty confident his Huskies can get through the first couple rounds of the NCAA Tournament. The top seed in the women's tournament opens play Saturday against Saint Francis (Pa.) (24-9), a team out of the...
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