Michigan's news conference, after defeating Florida, 64-49, to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament, March 23, 2019. Free Press sports writer Nick Baumgardner breaks down Michigan's Sweet 16 matchup with Texas Tech on Thursday in Anaheim, Calif.  Fast facts Matchup: No. 2 Michigan (30-6)
Author: Detroit Free Press
Posted: March 25, 2019, 10:00 am
After missing out on Big East Player of the Year, can Seton Hall's Myles Powell capture the prestigious Haggerty Award? These are my ballots for the All-Metropolitan Awards, including the Haggerty Award, and the Wooden Award and Wooden All-America team. All-Metropolitan Honors Haggerty Award (best
Author: Daily Record
Posted: March 25, 2019, 9:00 am
March Madness continues the last weekend in March with the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight. The NCAA Tournament has played mostly to form with a majority of the top teams from the power conferences advancing to the Sweet Sixteen. The ACC, Big Ten and SEC is well represented. Adjusted odds to win the National
Author: Forbes
Posted: March 25, 2019, 8:38 am
'Eater Nation's bid to go even more national has ended. UC Irvine's historically good season reached an abrupt conclusion Sunday night at SAP Center in a 73-54 loss to Oregon in the second round of the South Regional. The Anteaters finished 31-6, setting a school record for victories in a
Author: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Posted: March 25, 2019, 8:00 am
While dismantling the No. 12 Racers on Saturday night in a 90-62 win at XL Center in Hartford, sending them back to the Sweet 16 for the second straight year and to a Thursday rematch with top-seeded Gonzaga, the No. 4 Seminoles did their usual damage inside with 44 points in the paint. Florida State
Author: New York Post
Posted: March 25, 2019, 7:32 am
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, knocking off 12th-seeded
Author: Orlando Sentinel
Posted: March 25, 2019, 7:00 am
UCF's Aubrey Dawkins and Duke's Zion Williamson each score 32-points ABOVE VIDEO: Duke will make Sweet 16 appearance number 24 under head coach Mike Krzyzewski next weekend as they survived a tough battle with a gritty Knights team, 77-76. COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA– The NCAA Tournament hasn'
Author: spacecoastdaily.com
Posted: March 25, 2019, 7:00 am
Chalk one up for the seeded favorite in the NCAA Tournament. The biggest upset this March isn't a wild heave at the horn for a winner from a No. 15 seed or a First Four team somehow weaving into the second weekend — it's the lack of genuine stunners to shake up the bracket. The top seeds are
Author: Miami Herald
Posted: March 25, 2019, 6:56 am
Duke's struggles during the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament has made room for a new No. 1.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: March 25, 2019, 6:51 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson hit a layup over 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall in the closing seconds and RJ Barrett's putback provided the margin of victory as top-seeded Duke held off UCF 77-76 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16. Aubrey Dawkins finished with 32 points for UCF, but his tip-in try for the
Author: Mohave Daily News
Posted: March 25, 2019, 6:09 am
TAMPA ― Far from the din of March Madness, in a sparsely-filled arena, USF's men easily could've just played out the string Wednesday night. They played out of their minds instead, and a mostly inconspicuous game became an instant classic. Trailing by 25 in the first half, the Bulls staged the
Author: Tampa Bay Times
Posted: March 25, 2019, 6:01 am
SportsPulse: While there are no real Cinderellas left in the tournament USA TODAY's Trysta Krick explains why that's okay and looks ahead to the Sweet 16. The NCAA tournament's first weekend saved the best for last when top overall seed Duke was pushed to the brink Sunday by a UCF team that
Author: USA Today
Posted: March 25, 2019, 5:56 am
The best four sports days of the year are over. The opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament came and went, delivering a few wild moments, but few upsets. Chalk prevailed. For just the second time since the tournament expanded in 1985, the 12 top seeds all advanced to the Sweet 16. The lone double-digit
Author: New York Post
Posted: March 25, 2019, 5:55 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Carroll College men's basketball team volunteered at a basketball clinic for those who have special needs on Sunday at the Municipal Auditorium. The event was part of the NAIA Fab Four featuring the other Division I semifinal teams that included William Carey University, Georgetown
Author: 406 MT SPORTS
Posted: March 25, 2019, 5:45 am
No. 12 Oregon dominated No. 13 UC Irvine 73-54 in a battle of underdogs Sunday night to cap off the first week of the NCAA Tournament. With the win, the Ducks (25-12) advance to the Sweet 16, where they will face No. 1 seed Virginia at approximately 9:59 p.m. ET Thursday. Junior guard Payton Pritchard
Author: Local 10 Miami
Posted: March 25, 2019, 5:31 am
DES MOINES – Getting into the NCAA tournament for the second time in three years helped Richard Pitino meet the expectations that the sixth-year Gophers coach, fans and the administration had for his basketball team this season. Saturday's second-round loss to Michigan State and the untimely injury
Author: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Posted: March 25, 2019, 5:15 am
For the third time under Tony Bennett, the Virginia Cavaliers are headed to the Sweet 16 after the Hoos handled the No. 9-seed Oklahoma Sooners, 63-51. Virginia is the fifth ACC team in the Sweet 16, joining Duke, North Carolina, Florida State, and Virginia Tech. Mamadi Diakite was the star for the Hoos
Author: Streaking The Lawn
Posted: March 25, 2019, 5:00 am
TULSA, Okla. – Five takeaways from the University of Houston's 74-59 win over Ohio State in the second round of the Midwest Region: How Sweet it is The Cougars are back in the Sweet 16 for the first time since Phi Slama Jama. A school record 33 wins. Outright American Athletic Conference regular
Author: HoustonChronicle.com
Posted: March 25, 2019, 4:56 am
Desmond Bane scored 30 points to lead the top-seeded TCU Horned Frogs to an 88-72 victory over the fourth-seeded Nebraska Cornhuskers in a second-round NIT game on Sunday at Fort Worth, Texas. The Horned Frogs (22-13) will play host to the Creighton Bluejays (20-14) on Tuesday, with the winner going
Author: Reuters
Posted: March 25, 2019, 4:54 am
FORT WORTH, TX - Desmond Bane scored 30 points, and TCU upended Nebraska 88-72 on Sunday night to advance to round three of the NIT. TCU faces Creighton next, Tuesday night at 8:00pm at Schollmaier Arena. JD Miller added 15 points and seven rebounds, Kendric Davis and Kouat Noi both added 12 points,
Author: Frogs O' War
Posted: March 25, 2019, 4:31 am
RJ Barrett scored off a rebound with 12 seconds remaining, and Duke made a final defensive stand to pull out a 77-76 victory against Central Florida in the NCAA Tournament's second round Sunday in Columbia, S.C. Central Florida's BJ Taylor missed a runner in the final seconds, and a tip-in attempt
Author: Reuters
Posted: March 25, 2019, 4:29 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Houston's fans chanted "Sweet 16" in the final minute of the Cougars' NCAA Tournament win over Ohio State. The celebration was long overdue — it's been 35 years since the Cougars have made this trip. "I saw a lot of proud Cougars up there behind us tonight
Author: HoustonChronicle.com
Posted: March 25, 2019, 4:23 am
Guard Corey Davis Jr. led a balanced attack with 21 points, and backcourt mate Galen Robinson Jr. had 13 points, five assists and a career-high six steals to lift No. 3 Houston to the Sweet 16 with a 74-59 victory over No. 11 Ohio State on Sunday night in the second round of the Midwest Regional in Tulsa
Author: Reuters
Posted: March 25, 2019, 4:17 am
Top-seeded Virginia advanced to its third Sweet 16 in six seasons Sunday night with a 63-51 win over No. 9 seed Oklahoma in the second round of the NCAA Tournament's South Region at Columbia, S.C. Virginia (31-3) will face No. 12 seed Oregon in Thursday night's regional semifinal in Louisville
Author: Reuters
Posted: March 25, 2019, 4:06 am
Tennessee has looked like a Final Four team all season, and the way it stomped Iowa, blew a giant lead and then composed itself to win 83-77 in overtime was just the latest example.   That much is obvious. Just below the surface, though, is a season of major validation for Volunteers head coach Rick
Author: Bleacher Report
Posted: March 25, 2019, 3:58 am
A quick look at the Sweet 16, which features the top 3 seeds in each region, something that hasn't happened since 2009. MIDWEST at Kansas City, Friday and Sunday 1. NORTH CAROLINA vs. 5. AUBURN North Carolina update: The Tar Heels have made it to the Sweet Sixteen in 10 of 15 years since  Roy Williams
Author: HoustonChronicle.com
Posted: March 25, 2019, 3:37 am
RALEIGH, N.C. — Braxton Beverly scored all his 10 points in the second half and forced a Harvard turnover in the closing seconds to help N.C. State beat the Crimson, 78-77, on Sunday night in the second round of the NIT. The second-seeded Wolfpack will play fifth-seeded Lipscomb in the quarterfinals
Author: BostonGlobe.com
Posted: March 25, 2019, 3:24 am
In one of the weirdest games in recent Buckeye history, the No. 3 Houston Cougars ended the No. 11 Ohio State Buckeyes' season with a 74-59 win in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night. With the victory, the Cougars will advance to the Sweet 16 next weekend. Ohio State's traditional
Author: Land-Grant Holy Land
Posted: March 25, 2019, 3:15 am
AUSTIN — No one wanted it more than Courtney Ramey. That much became apparent once he went careening into the long courtside scorer's table while trying to corral a loose ball. The chase involved a few other larger bodies, but 6-foot-3 Ramey was the one who emerged victorious from this mad scramble
Author: HoustonChronicle.com
Posted: March 25, 2019, 2:38 am
Fourth-seeded Virginia Tech advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 52 years by beating 12th-seeded Liberty in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Sunday night. Kerry Blackshear Jr. scored 19 points for the Hokies, and Darius McGhee scored 15 points for Liberty. The Hokies got this far just
Author: Local 10 Miami
Posted: March 25, 2019, 2:28 am
THURSDAY, MARCH 28 WEST (Anaheim): Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Dan Donner, Dana Jacobson (All times eastern) 7:09 p.m. No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 4 Florida State 9:39 p.m. No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 3 Texas Tech SOUTH (Louisville): Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, Allie LaForce 7:29 p.m. No. 2 Tennessee vs. No.
Author: CollegeBasketballTalk
Posted: March 25, 2019, 2:21 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Virginia Tech advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 52 years by beating 12th-seeded Liberty 67-58 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. Kerry Blackshear had 19 points and nine rebounds for fourth-seeded Virginia Tech (25-8). The Hokies' advanced this far
Author: Denver Post
Posted: March 25, 2019, 1:52 am
Duke forward Zion Williamson offered high praise for Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski after their team beat UCF 77-76 in the second round of the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament on Sunday: The answer was in response to a question regarding Williamson's gutsy drive on 7'6&
Author: Bleacher Report
Posted: March 25, 2019, 1:43 am
Michigan's news conference, after defeating Florida, 64-49, to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament, March 23, 2019. Michigan basketball advanced to the Sweet 16 with a win over No. 10 Florida on Saturday night. The Wolverines gave up some early 3s, but buckled down in the second half and held
Author: Detroit Free Press
Posted: March 25, 2019, 1:42 am