Basketball

Arkansas's Manuale Watkins (21) argues a call during the second half in a first-round game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament against Seton Hall in Greenville, S.C., Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)
March 17, 2017 - 5:09 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Arkansas did just enough in the final minute to push its way through the NCAA Tournament's first round — aided by a couple of eye-catching calls and noncalls by the officiating crew, too. Jaylen Barford hit the go-ahead layup with 57.8 seconds left to help Arkansas hold off...
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Oregon forward Kavell Bigby-Williams hangs on the rim after dunking as Iona forward Taylor Bessick, left, looks on during the first half of a first-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)
March 17, 2017 - 4:24 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With star big man Chris Boucher cheering in a bulky knee brace from the sidelines, Tyler Dorsey scored 24 points to lead four players in double figures, and No. 3 seed Oregon beat 14th-seeded Iona 93-77 Friday in the first-round of the NCAA Tournament's Midwest Region. The...
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Oregon forward Kavell Bigby-Williams hangs on the rim after dunking as Iona forward Taylor Bessick, left, looks on during the first half of a first-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater)
March 17, 2017 - 4:17 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With star big man Chris Boucher cheering in a bulky knee brace from the sidelines, Tyler Dorsey scored 24 points to lead four players in double figures, and No. 3 seed Oregon beat 14th-seeded Iona 93-77 Friday in the first-round of the NCAA Tournament's Midwest Region. The...
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Oregon head coach Dana Altman yells about a foul called against his team during the first half of a first-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament against Iona in Sacramento, Calif. Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 17, 2017 - 3:30 pm
The Latest on Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament (all times eastern): 3:25 p.m. Injured Oregon star Chris Boucher stands up carefully, his injured left knee in a bulky brace, to pump his arms and cheer his teammates during their NCAA opener against Iona. Forced into a cheerleading role isn't how the...
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Oregon forward Dillon Brooks, center, crashes into Iona forward Jordan Washington as he goes to the basket during the first half of a first-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament Sacramento, Calif. Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 17, 2017 - 2:58 pm
The Latest on Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament (all times eastern): 2:55 p.m. Iona star Jordan Washington went down hard under Oregon's basket, screaming in pain after grabbing above his left shin area. He limped off with help at the 1:12 mark of the first half and Iona trailing the third-seeded Ducks...
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Auburn guard Katie Frerking (13) loses control of the ball as she is pressured by North Carolina State guard Miah Spencer (3) during a first-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Friday, March 17, 2017, in Austin. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 17, 2017 - 2:12 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dominique Wilson scored 23 points and Miah Spencer added 13 to help No. 6-seed North Carolina State roll over cold-shooting No. 11 Auburn 62-48 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Wolfpack made the 1,200-mile trek to Texas peeved they weren't a higher seed...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2017, file photo, UCLA coach Steve Alford gestures to his team as guard Lonzo Ball watches during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Washington State, in Los Angeles. Alford says he's focused on the NCAA Tournament, not the job opening at his alma mater Indiana. Alford played four seasons in Bloomington and led the Hoosiers to the 1987 NCAA title under coach Bobby Knight. His name was among the first to come up when Indiana coach Tom Crean was fired on Thursday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
March 17, 2017 - 9:30 am
UCLA coach Steve Alford says he's focused on the NCAA Tournament, not the job opening at his alma mater Indiana. Alford played four seasons in Bloomington and led the Hoosiers to the 1987 NCAA title under coach Bobby Knight. His name was among the first to come up when Indiana coach Tom Crean was...
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March 17, 2017 - 8:43 am
UCLA coach Steve Alford says he's focused on the NCAA Tournament, not the job opening at his alma mater Indiana. Alford played four seasons in Bloomington and led the Hoosiers to the 1987 NCAA title under coach Bobby Knight. His name was among the first to come up when Indiana coach Tom Crean was...
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In this Tuesday, March 14, 2017 photo, whale guide Daniel Aurelio Reyes tries to pick up whale sounds after lowering the hydrophone into the water, but gets mostly static, during a whale watching tour for hearing impaired students near Samana, Dominican Republic. The technology was developed for music producers and aficionados and incorporated into a music program launched for the National School for the Deaf in Santo Domingo. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)
March 17, 2017 - 6:10 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WORRIES ABOUT ESPIONAGE HAVE LONG HISTORY U.S. intelligence agencies have been concerned for years about Moscow's efforts to infiltrate American society and government — long before Russian...
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In this Tuesday, March 14, 2017 photo, whale guide Daniel Aurelio Reyes tries to pick up whale sounds after lowering the hydrophone into the water, but gets mostly static, during a whale watching tour for hearing impaired students near Samana, Dominican Republic. The technology was developed for music producers and aficionados and incorporated into a music program launched for the National School for the Deaf in Santo Domingo. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)
March 17, 2017 - 6:09 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WORRIES ABOUT ESPIONAGE HAVE LONG HISTORY U.S. intelligence agencies have been concerned for years about Moscow's efforts to infiltrate American society and government — long before Russian...
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