NCAA Basketball

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April 05, 2019 - 1:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Texas can hook its horns to an NIT championship. Dylan Osetkowski had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead Texas to the NIT championship with an 81-66 win over Lipscomb on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. "It's great to win a championship," coach Shaka Smart said. The Longhorns...
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April 03, 2019 - 9:50 am
Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams has accepted the same job at Texas A&M. Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock announced the move in a statement Wednesday and lauded Williams for making "a very positive impact on the culture of our basketball program at Virginia Tech." Babcock also said...
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March 28, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Duke, North Carolina and Gonzaga are among the favorites for the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. The field of 68 will be unveiled on Selection Sunday, March 17, following the conclusion of conference tournaments. After the First Four round on March 19-20, the tournament comes to life with...
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March 25, 2019 - 9:35 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," Houston coach Kelvin...
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March 21, 2019 - 10:31 am
Duke, North Carolina and Gonzaga are among the favorites for the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. The field of 68 will be unveiled on Selection Sunday, March 17, following the conclusion of conference tournaments. After the First Four round on March 19-20, the tournament comes to life with...
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March 18, 2019 - 1:11 pm
Betting on March Madness is starting with many gamblers throwing their weight behind Duke and freshman phenom Zion Williamson. William Hill US says nearly 20 percent of the money bet on the NCAA Tournament winner over the past year has backed the Blue Devils, who were listed as a 2-1 favorite in...
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March 16, 2019 - 11:52 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Houston wasn't satisfied with its 14-point halftime lead against UConn. The 11th-ranked Cougars' goal is not to let up for 40 minutes, and it showed against the overmatched Huskies. Houston clamped down on defense, causing UConn to miss 11 of 13 shots to open the second half,...
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March 14, 2019 - 3:09 pm
By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer - Desmond Bane's clutch 3-pointer was a great thing for TCU's NCAA Tournament aspirations. Several mid-major programs trying to squeeze into the Big Dance probably aren't as thrilled. Bane's corner 3-pointer in the closing seconds pushed TCU over Oklahoma State 73-...
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March 08, 2019 - 10:18 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston rebounded from its second loss of the season to wrap up at least a share of the American Athletic Conference regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament. Armoni Brooks had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Corey Davis Jr. added 17 points and No. 12 Houston...
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March 05, 2019 - 2:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three men received prison sentences Tuesday in the widespread college basketball recruiting scandal that has tainted two dozen schools. Former Adidas executive James Gatto, business manager Christian Dawkins and amateur league director Merl Code were convicted in October of...
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