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Maryland forward Stephanie Jones, left, shoots over UCLA forward Michaela Onyenwere, second from left, Maryland forward Shakira Austin (1) and UCLA forward Lajahna Drummer during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament Monday, March 25, 2019, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
March 25, 2019 - 9:22 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Michaela Onyenwere scored a career-high 30 points, Japreece Dean added 22 and UCLA squeezed past No. 3 seed Maryland 85-80 Monday night to earn its fourth consecutive berth in the Sweet 16 of the women's NCAA Tournament. Dean, the smallest player on the court, sank two free...
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Tennessee's Jordan Bowden, right, and Lamonte Turner (1) celebrate after winning a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament against Iowa, Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 25, 2019 - 12:44 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Admiral Schofield ran around the court in sheer joy, waving a March Madness towel after Tennessee made it back to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2014. The rest of the Volunteers? Just trying to breathe normally again. Tennessee avoided one of the biggest meltdowns in...
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Virginia's Mamadi Diakite (25) pulls in a rebound while defended by Oklahoma's Kristian Doolittle (21) 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 - 11:31 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett made a last-minute change in his starting lineup and the top-seeded Cavaliers finally breezed through an NCAA Tournament game to make their first Sweet 16 in three years. Bennett opted for Mamadi Diakite to start instead of Jack Salt against...
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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 - 10:56 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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Houston's Galen Robinson Jr., right, heads to the basket past Ohio State's Keyshawn Woods during the first half of a second round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 24, 2019 - 10:25 pm
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 10:20 p.m. Houston and Ohio State had a brief skirmish right after the first half ended. Ohio State's Keyshawn Woods and Houston's DeJon Jarreau were issued technical fouls after the teams were pushing and jawing at midcourt...
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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 - 10:23 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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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 - 1:00 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 24, 2019 - 12:19 am
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 24, 2019 - 12:17 am
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) reacts during the first half of a second-round men's college basketball game against Villanova in the NCAA tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 24, 2019 - 12:02 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Purdue's Carsen Edwards says he was getting tired of answering questions about his shooting slump. The Boilermakers' junior star had all the answers Saturday night. He scored a career-high 42 points as Purdue knocked reigning national champion Villanova out of the NCAA...
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