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Four-Peat: UConn beats 'Cuse for 4th straight national title

Breanna Stewart and UConn stand alone. Geno Auriemma, too, after another flawless season by the dominating Huskies. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Syracuse provides tough test as UConn tries to make history

It wasn’t long after UConn’s overwhelming win over Oregon State in Sunday’s national semifinal that the Huskies realized what was next for them. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Villanova upsets top-seeded Kansas 64-59 in South final

Kris Jenkins made two free throws with 13.3 seconds remaining, Jalen Brunson added two more with 3.5 seconds left and second-seeded Villanova upset top-seeded Kansas 64-59 on Saturday night in the... Read more »

March 26, 2016

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Hield gets 37, Oklahoma beats Oregon 80-68 to hit Final Four

Buddy Hield hit eight 3-pointers while scoring 37 points, and Oklahoma advanced to its first Final Four since 2002 with an 80-68 victory over Oregon in the West Region final of the NCAA Tournament... Read more »

March 26, 2016

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Hollis column: Another fun-filled Big Dance is already nearing its final song

This year's Big Dance, filled with so many memorable upsets by double-digit seeds, is already almost over. But it has shown once again why it just might be the best event on the entire annual... Read more »

March 26, 2016

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North Carolina runs away from Indiana, 101-86, in Sweet 16

Marcus Paige scored 21 points and North Carolina continued its offensive prowess, moving to the Elite Eight for the 20th time since 1975 with a 101-86 victory over Indiana on Friday night in the East Regional. Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Syracuse edges Gonzaga 63-60 for spot in Elite 8

Michael Gbinije made a go-ahead layup with 22 seconds left, sending Syracuse to a 63-60 victory over Gonzaga on Friday night and a spot in the Elite Eight. Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Notre Dame advances to Elite 8 with 61-56 win over Badgers

Demetrius Jackson stripped the ball and scored the go-ahead layup with 14.7 seconds left and Notre Dame advanced to the brink of its first Final Four in 38 years with a 61-56 win over Wisconsin on Friday night in the East Region... Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Gill, Tobey lead Virginia past Iowa State 84-71 in Sweet 16

Anthony Gill finished with a season-high 23 points, Mike Tobey came off the bench to score 18, and top-seeded Virginia beat Iowa State 84-71 in the Midwest Region semifinals on Friday night. Read more »

March 25, 2016

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No chance for a wild comeback for Aggies in 77-63 loss to OU

There wasn't even a sniff of a chance for a frenzied comeback for the Texas A&M Aggies against former Big 12 rival Oklahoma on Thursday night, only the pain of elimination from the NCAA... Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Perry Ellis lifts Kansas to Elite Eight in 79-63 victory over Maryland

One of the biggest knocks on Kansas heading into the NCAA Tournament was that it didn’t have a true go-to guy. Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Oregon drops defending champ Duke 82-68 in Sweet 16

Dillon Brooks scored 22 points and Oregon advanced to the brink of its first Final Four in 77 years with an 82-68 victory over defending national champion Duke on Thursday night in the West Region... Read more »

March 24, 2016

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No. 2 seed Villanova routs Miami 92-69 in South semifinal

The Villanova Wildcats keep looking for a better shot, not content with simply a good look at the basket. Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Zags: Gonzaga moves on with 68-52 victory over Seton Hall

Sure, there were doubts that Gonzaga would make it back to the NCAA Tournament this year. Read more »

March 17, 2016

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Best of the West: Ranking the 12 teams from the West in this year's dance

This year's field features 12 teams from the "Best of the West" conference field, with six champions and six at-large bids for the second straight year — though with a twist. Read more »

March 16, 2016

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Best of the West: Piecing together the leaders in the final week before Selection Sunday

Selection Sunday is now less than a week away and it's the most important time of the year for those on the edge of getting into the tournament and those that have no other shot at the tournament... Read more »

March 7, 2016

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Best of the West: The Pac-12 race tightens and the West's last undefeated in-conference team falls

Each week has been wild, but Oregon's two-game Pac-12 lead vanished in just two days, while fellow conference leaders or co-leaders Saint Mary's, San Diego State and UC Irvine all lost during the... Read more »

Feb. 15, 2016

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Best of the West: Sorting out the highs and lows of the conference season

This week we examine the highs and lows of college hoops in the conference season in the West yet again. And if there was any example of how bizarre the West has been this year, it might be through... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2016

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Court strikes down possible payments to college athletes

al appeals court struck down a plan to pay college football and basketball players in a ruling that NCAA leaders believe supports their contention that the athletes are students and not professionals. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2015

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College basketball: Kentucky didn't finish as No. 1, but its fans may have

John Calipari and his Kentucky Wildcats didn't even appear in the title game, but UK's fan base may be the best in the nation. Although the ’Cats couldn't get it done in the Final Four, the... Read more »

April 9, 2015

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Comeback! Duke tops Wisconsin 68-63 for national title

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April 6, 2015

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Rock On: Shades of BYU's Lenny Gomes

Also, a boxer who, Rock On has to admit, was really dialed in. Read more »

April 6, 2015

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Kentucky tries to keep things perfect vs Wisconsin

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April 3, 2015

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Blue Devils, Spartans take on undercard feel at Final Four

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April 3, 2015

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Dick Harmon: Seriously, if college basketball has become a 'joke', it's time to fix it

UConn's women's coach Geno Auriemma didn't mince words when criticizing the men's college game this week. His remarks have many thinking he's right and that it's time to update the rules. Read more »

April 3, 2015

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