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Belmont's Kevin McClain drives to the net during the first half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament against Temple, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 19, 2019 - 11:30 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Kevin McClain scored 29 points and led the decisive second-half run as Belmont got its first NCAA Tournament win, pulling away to an 81-70 victory Tuesday night and ending Temple coach Fran Dunphy's career in the First Four. The 11th-seeded Bruins (27-5) play Maryland on...
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Fairleigh Dickinson's Mike Holloway Jr. (34) reacts after scoring and taking the lead alongside Prairie View A&M's Gerard Andrus (15) during the second half of a First Four game of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 19, 2019 - 10:43 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Eleven months ago, Fairleigh Dickinson coach Greg Herenda was seriously ill with life-threatening blood clots. On Tuesday night, he danced on the court and hugged his players after they secured the first NCAA Tournament win in school history. Senior guard Darnell Edge scored a...
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March 19, 2019 - 9:50 pm
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Michael Buckland had 17 points and Rob Marberry posted 17 points as Lipscomb defeated Davidson 89-81 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night. Buckland hit 4 of 6 3-pointers. Garrison Mathews had 14 points and seven rebounds for Lipscomb (26-7). Ahsan Asadullah added 10...
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March 19, 2019 - 9:28 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller scored 25 points, tying his career high, as UNC Greensboro defeated Campbell 84-69 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night. Francis Alonso added 22 points for the Spartans. Demetrius Troy had 14 points for UNC Greensboro (29-6). Kyrin Galloway added nine...
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March 19, 2019 - 4:00 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Sun Belt Conference has named Atlantic 10 Conference associate commissioner Keith Gill its new commissioner. The conference said Tuesday Gill will become the first African-American commissioner of a Football Bowl Subdivision conference. Gill was a four-year letterman in...
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March 19, 2019 - 2:31 pm
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — A former University of South Dakota football player who was accused of raping a woman in a dorm room has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge of aggravated assault and been sentenced to 10 years of probation. Dale Williamson Jr., of Texarkana, Texas, entered the plea Monday...
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Baylor celebrates after defeating Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 18, 2019 - 7:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville are the No. 1 seeds in the women's NCAA Tournament, leading a March Madness field that was revealed early thanks to a production error. The bracket was mistakenly put out by ESPN hours before the network had scheduled its...
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March 18, 2019 - 3:23 pm
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Elon has fired coach Matt Matheny after the Phoenix's second straight losing season. Athletic director Dave Blank announced the move Monday, saying a "new direction at this time is necessary to move our program forward." Matheny was 151-169 in 10 years at the school and led the...
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Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey holds her grandson, assisted by her daughter Makenzie Fuller, as she cuts down the nets after Baylor defeated Iowa State during the Big 12 women's conference tournament championship in Oklahoma City, Monday, March 11, 2019. Baylor won 67-49. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
March 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor coach Kim Mulkey knew her team was going to be pretty good this season. She just didn't know how good because the Lady Bears had too many unknowns. They turned out to be the best team in the country before the NCAA Tournament, finishing as a unanimous No. 1 in the last...
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Duke's Zion Williamson (1) celebrates after Duke defeated Florida State in the NCAA college basketball championship game of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
March 18, 2019 - 9:33 am
It's going to take more than a busted sneaker to stop Zion Williamson. The way he's going, he might not be done until he's cutting down nets at the Final Four. Impressed by how Duke is playing with college basketball's best player in the lineup, the NCAA selection committee made the Blue Devils the...
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