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Notre Dame cruises to opening round win

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and teammate Jessica Shepard had a double-double as No. 1 seed Notre Dame beat 16th-seed Bethune-Cookman 92-50 on Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Ogunbowale hit 8-of-15 shots while adding three steals for the Fighting Irish (31-3), who never trailed in the […]
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South Dakota State tops Quinnipiac 76-65

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Macy Miller scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead No. 6 seed South Dakota State to a 76-65 win over 11th-seeded Quinnipiac in a first-round game of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. The victory was the 17th straight for the Jackrabbits (27-6), who will meet the winner of the […]
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Impressions after UW’s 78-61 NCAA tournament win: Balanced attack leads Huskies past Utah State

The Huskies played their best basketball game of the year to rout Utah State, but they'll have to do it again Sunday to get past No. 1 seed North Carolina.
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Penn State clinches 8th NCAA wrestling title in 9 seasons

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — Five Penn State wrestlers will compete for individual NCAA championships on Saturday night knowing they already are team champions. Again. The Nittany Lions clinched their fourth straight team championship and eighth in nine seasons on Saturday, midway through the consolation semifinals of the NCAA wrestling tournament. The victory was nearly inevitable […]
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Ogunbowale, Shepard lead No. 3 Irish in 92-50 rout of B-C

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and teammate Jessica Shepard had a double-double as No. 3 Notre Dame, the No. 1 seed in the Chicago Region, began defense of its NCAA championship with a 92-50 victory over No. 16-seed Bethune-Cookman on Saturday. Ogunbowale hit 8-of-15 shots while adding four assists and […]
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St. Cloud State 5 Colorado College 2: Recap and Scoring

ST. PAUL – Top-ranked St. Cloud State scored twice in a span of 24 seconds to erase an early deficit and defeat the Colorado College Tigers 5-2 in the first NCHC Frozen Faceoff semifinal. Hobey Baker finalist Patrick Newell scored and had an assist for the Huskies, who finished 4-0-1 on the season against the Tigers. David Hrenak made 31 saves. Bryan Yoon and Westin Michaud led Colorado College with a goal and an assist each, and Alex Leclerc made 22 saves. The Tigers will end up missing t...
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Minnesota Duluth Blanks Denver in Frozen Faceoff Semifinal

ST. PAUL – One year ago, the Pioneers and Bulldogs met in the NCHC semifinals with DU eventually besting UMD 3-1 in St Paul. The way UMD looked that weekend, you’d never have thought they’d have gone far in the NCAA Tournament. Less than a month later, they were crowned national champions for the second time in school history – in the same building. This year, the Bulldogs have been nearly unstoppable by sticking to their formula of relentless pressure and outstanding goaltending by Hunter...
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Huskies show poise from the top down to make successful return to NCAA tournament

From coach Mike Hopkins to bench players making key shots, Washington kept its cool to beat red-hot Utah State 78-61.
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Va Tech beats Saint Louis 66-52 for 1st tourney in 12 years

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 20 points, Kerry Blackshear added 15 and fourth-seeded Virginia Tech earned its first NCAA Tournament win in 12 years by beating No. 13 seed Saint Louis 66-52 on Friday night. The Hokies (25-8) had lost in the first round the past two years under coach Buzz Williams […]
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The best bets for Saturday's NCAA matchups

Yahoo's Mad Bets crew breaks down the three biggest matchups in the second round
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Gillespie, Florida State hold off 12th seed Bucknell 70-67

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kiah Gillespie had 17 points and 11 rebounds, and fifth-seeded Florida State held on to beat No. 12 Bucknell 70-67 in the opening round of the women’s NCAA Tournament on Friday. Nicki Ekhomu, Nausia Woolfork and Valencia Myers each had 15 points for the Seminoles (24-8), who advanced to play fourth-seeded […]
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Top seed Baylor women home again for NCAAs, Cal back in Waco

WACO, Texas (AP) — While top-ranked Baylor is hosting opening-round games in the women’s NCAA Tournament for the seventh year in a row, Waco also has become a familiar postseason spot for the California Golden Bears. The Pac-12 Bears (19-12) are playing NCAA games at Baylor for the third time in six years, though they […]
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Edwards leads Purdue past ODU 61-48 in 1st round of NCAA

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 (24-9) will play reigning […]
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Matthews’ double-double leads Michigan past Grizzlies, 74-55

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Charles Matthews had 22 points and 10 rebounds in his best performance since coming back from injury, and No. 2 seed Michigan put away Montana early in a 74-55 victory in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night. Ignas Brazdeikis added 14 points and seven rebounds, and […]
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Magee sets record, Wofford tops Seton Hall for 1st NCAA win

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. Magee hit seven treys […]
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Baylor shoots past Syracuse 78-69 in NCAA’s West Region

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Baylor heard all week about Syracuse’s vaunted zone, how long the Orange are, how difficult it is to find openings. The Bears solved it by going over the top — after getting it inside. Creating open shots through the high post and kick-outs off drives, Baylor set a school NCAA […]
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Penn State coasts to early lead in NCAA wrestling tournament

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penn State rolled through the first two sessions of the NCAA Wrestling Championships on Thursday and is poised to capture its eighth team championship in nine seasons. Like they’ve done in past years, the Nittany Lions jumped out to an early lead in the opening round and extended it with impressive performances […]
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Washington anxious to get on court for first NCAA tourney appearance since 2011

The Huskies will play Utah State, which also ending an eight-year tourney drought, Friday in the first round.
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UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo resigns amid college admissions scandal

UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has resigned, a school spokesperson confirmed Thursday, nine days after he was indicted in the college admissions scandal. Salcedo appeared in court last week after he was accused of taking payments totaling $200,000 in exchange for helping one male and one female applicant gain admission to UCLA under the false pretense that they were soccer recruits when they didn’t play competitive soccer. He was one of nearly 50 people charged in the scandal that involve...
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Houston, Buffalo among NCAA’s dangerous lesser-known teams

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kelvin Sampson had little to work with when he took over as Houston’s coach in 2014. The Cougars hadn’t won an NCAA Tournament game since Hakeem Olajuwon’s final season in 1984, and things didn’t appear to be getting better. “There was a lot of frustration,” Sampson said. “I got frustrated with […]
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Morant’s triple-double leads Murray St past Marquette, 83-64

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ja Morant logged the ninth triple-double in NCAA Tournament history as Murray State trounced fifth-seeded Marquette 83-64 in the first round of the West Region. Murray State continued a trend of a No. 12 seed winning at least one game in all but three tournaments since 2001 — including last year’s […]
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NCAA tournament teams in San Jose content to slow it down

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — When fans settle in to watch the NCAA Tournament games at the Shark Tank this weekend they should have plenty of extra time to check their phones after baskets to see what’s happening at other sites around the country. While some teams may prefer to run and gun and launch […]
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Carter back from injury to lead A&M against Wright State

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M star Chennedy Carter will return for the No. 4 Aggies when they host 13th-seeded Wright State in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday, less than three weeks after having finger surgery. The sophomore, who led the Southeastern Conference in scoring at 22.5 points a game, […]
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Second-seeded Iowa opens NCAA play against Mercer

For all that Iowa star Megan Gustafson has accomplished, she has yet to win an NCAA Tournament game with the Hawkeyes. Expect that to change on Friday. Gustafson and the second-seeded Hawkeyes (26-6) will open tournament play when they host 15th-seeded Mercer (25-7). Iowa, which won the Big Ten tournament, hasn’t won in the NCAAs […]
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Buffalo coach Oats to face ex-boss Hurley in first round

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Buffalo coach Nate Oats has mixed feelings about facing his former boss. Oats’ sixth-seeded Bulls will face Arizona State and former Buffalo coach Bobby Hurley in an NCAA Tournament West Region matchup Friday. “Great friend,” Oats said. “We’re going to try to beat him. He’s going to try to beat us. […]
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Maryland avoids upset, edges Belmont 79-77

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Maryland’s Darryl Morsell made a crucial defensive stop as Belmont went for a last-second upset in the NCAA Tournament, allowing the Terrapins to escape with a 79-77 victory Thursday in the East Regional. The mid-major powerhouse from Nashville, Tennessee couldn’t knock off the No. 6-seeded Terrapins (23-10) from the Big Ten, […]
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Whicker: To become a sustained winner, UC Irvine had to come out of the cold

SAN JOSE — UC Irvine traces its journey in degrees, not miles. On Thanksgiving weekend of 2011, it shivered at the Great Alaska Shootout. It played three games and lost three games, and the final one was to the Alaska-Anchorage Seawolves, a Division II school that was supposed to be the friendly host. It wasn’t close, either. The 77-63 loss meant the Anteaters were 0-6 in Russell Turner’s second coaching season, piggybacking on a 13-19 debut. UCI produces “smart kids,” as Turner noted said here ...
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Duke’s Williamson main attraction in NCAA’s East Region

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — All eyes are on Duke’s Zion Williamson at the NCAA Tournament — much as they’ve been throughout his remarkable freshman season. Williamson and the top-seeded Blue Devils (29-5) start play in the East Region on Friday against Summit League champs North Dakota State (19-15), the 16th seed. The contest is among […]
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Referee’s suit against Kentucky radio network dismissed

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A judge in Kentucky has dismissed a college basketball referee’s lawsuit against a radio network, saying the station’s criticism is protected by the First Amendment. Veteran official John Higgins sued Kentucky Sports Radio, host Matt Jones and editor Drew Franklin, saying their postgame criticism of his officiating in Kentucky’s 2017 NCAA […]
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