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Butler's Kamar Baldwin shoots over Middle Tennessee State's Tyrik Dixon during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament second-round game Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
March 18, 2017 - 9:34 pm
The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 9:33 p.m. Kelan Martin scored 19 points, and Butler limited Middle Tennessee's athletic scorers with smothering defense in a 74-65 victory Saturday night to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional semifinals. The Bulldogs (25-8) are...
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Baylor forward/center Beatrice Mompremier (32) rebounds against Texas Southern guard Chynna Ewing (12) in the first half of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)
March 18, 2017 - 8:57 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown scored 21 points and top-seeded Baylor overwhelmed much smaller Texas Southern 119-30 on Saturday night in the most lopsided women's NCAA Tournament game ever. The Lady Bears (31-3) were ahead 22-0 after Alexis Jones, on her first shot in her first game since Feb. 20...
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UNC Wilmington guard Jordon Talley (4) goes up for a shot against Virginia forward Isaiah Wilkins (21) and guard Devon Hall during the first half of a first-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Virginia defeated UNC Wilmington 76-71. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 18, 2017 - 8:52 pm
The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 8:50 p.m. Virginia forward Isaiah Wilkins (strep throat) is in uniform, but not taking part in pre-game warmups. Wilkins, the team's leading rebounder, was listed as doubtful to play Saturday against fourth-seeded Florida. The 6-foot-7...
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Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless (4) shoots as Atlanta Hawks forward Taurean Prince (12) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
March 18, 2017 - 8:41 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers took control with a dominant opening quarter to beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-97 on Saturday night. C.J. McCollum had 22 points and Allen Crabbe added 16 for Portland, which raced out to a 17-3 lead and never trailed. The...
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Butler's Kamar Baldwin shoots over Middle Tennessee State's Tyrik Dixon during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament second-round game Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
March 18, 2017 - 8:10 pm
The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 8:05 p.m. Butler is beating another opponent in the NCAA Tournament with a barrage of 3-pointers. The fourth-seeded Bulldogs started 6 of 9 from behind the arc to take a 36-31 lead on 12th-seeded Middle Tennessee at halftime. Avery...
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Puerto Rico catcher Roberto Perez (55) tags out Venezuela's Victor Martinez at home during the second inning of a second-round World Baseball Classic baseball game Saturday, March 18, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 18, 2017 - 8:07 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Carlos Correa, Carlos Beltran and Team Puerto Rico are heading up the freeway in fine shape. Already assured a spot in the World Baseball Classic semifinals, Puerto Rico beat Venezuela 13-2 Saturday for its sixth straight tournament win. Mike Aviles got four hits and drove in three...
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Kevin Kisner acknowledges the crowd after making a birdie putt on the seventh green during the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, March 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
March 18, 2017 - 7:25 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Charley Hoffman would have been happy to get off the 18th hole at Bay Hill with a par and go into the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational within one shot of the lead. With one big putt, Saturday turned out better than he could have imagined. From trampled grass left...
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Jacksonville State's Tyrik Edwards (4) heads to the basket as Louisville's Anas Mahmoud (14) defends during the second half of a first-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament Friday, March 17, 2017, in Indianapolis, Mo. Louisville won 78-63. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
March 18, 2017 - 7:21 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Pitino encouraged John Beilein not to waste much practice time Saturday trying to solve Louisville's pressure defense. The Michigan coach knows better. After 39 seasons on college sidelines as a head coach and four head-to-head matchups with Pitino, Beilien understands his...
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Oklahoma State head coach Brad Underwood yells from the sideline during a first-round game against Michigan in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Indianapolis, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
March 18, 2017 - 6:27 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A year ago, Brad Underwood's Stephen F. Austin squad lost to Notre Dame in the NCAA Tournament, and he took the job at Oklahoma State the next day. A year later, history repeated itself. A day after Oklahoma State lost to Michigan in the NCAA Tournament, Underwood accepted...
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Northwestern guard Scottie Lindsey (20) drives around Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams (3) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
March 18, 2017 - 6:26 pm
The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:20 p.m. Northwestern's dream season could be ending shortly. The Wildcats are being outmanned by Gonzaga through the first half. The top-seeded Bulldogs lead 38-20. Nigel Williams-Goss leads Gonzaga with 14 points, six rebounds and...
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