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  • Kentucky rallies to defeat Louisville, 74-69

    Kentucky rallies to defeat Louisville, 74-69
    INDIANAPOLIS -- OK, so maybe they're not the quickest learners. Still, the kids at Kentucky figured out Louisville just in time. Aaron Harrison hit a three-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch...
  • Michigan State topples No. 1-seeded Virginia, 61-59

    Michigan State topples No. 1-seeded Virginia, 61-59
    NEW YORK -- Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia, 61-59, on Friday night to advance to East Regional final. The fourth-seeded Spartans (29-8) will play Connecticut (29-8) on Sunday with a Final Four...
  • Connecticut advances to Elite Eight with victory over Iowa State

    Connecticut advances to Elite Eight with victory over Iowa State
    NEW YORK -- DeAndre Daniels scored 19 of his 27 points in the second half to help Connecticut hold off Iowa State, 81-76, on Friday to reach the East Regional final a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament. Daniels hit six...
  • At the NCAA tournament, sifting the pieces of the Elite Eight

    At the NCAA tournament, sifting the pieces of the Elite Eight
    A party that started with 68 invitations has been downsized to a table reservation for eight. It will be business attire for the coaches (suit and tie) and casual for the players (shorts, sneakers OK). A lot can change between Selection Sunday and...
  • Bo Ryan keeps things simple for Wisconsin

     Bo Ryan keeps things simple for Wisconsin
    His name sounds young and hip. Bo Ryan is neither. He is one of the better college basketball coaches to ever hold a clipboard; also one of the toughest softies in the game. He is one-third Marine sergeant, one-third favorite grandpa and one-third the...
  • Michigan edges Tennessee, 73-71, after late rally falls short

    Michigan edges Tennessee, 73-71, after late rally falls short
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Jordan Morgan scored 15 points and Nik Stauskas added 14, including a key free throw, to help Michigan hold on for a 73-71 victory over Tennessee in an NCAA tournament Midwest Regional semifinal on Friday night. The second-seeded...
  • Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?

    Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?
    Not sure which game Bill Plaschke was watching when he wrote such glowing compliments of UCLA's Sweet 16 performance against Florida. Defense wins games in the tournament, and the Bruins' defense, absent for much of the season, was AWOL as Florida...
  • Momentum may be hard to sustain for UCLA basketball program

    Momentum may be hard to sustain for UCLA basketball program
    Moving the UCLA basketball program forward is going to be tricky. The Bruins had a good season, reaching an NCAA regional semifinal for the first time since 2008 and pushing top-ranked Florida to the final minutes. For two days in Memphis —...
  • March Madness 'absolute bliss' for North Dakota State's Saul Phillips

    March Madness 'absolute bliss' for North Dakota State's Saul Phillips
    Saul Phillips is different. “I’ve always been an underdog myself,” the North Dakota State men’s basketball coach said in a telephone interview. “I don’t really look like the typical college basketball coach. I don&...
  • UCLA players take advice, enjoy themselves to start Pac-12 tournament

    UCLA players take advice, enjoy themselves to start Pac-12 tournament
    LAS VEGAS -- There's been a certain strain on the young faces of recent UCLA basketball teams during this time of year, a visible look of weariness and distraction, the open scars of a long season under a heavy hand. Call it Ben Howland's Sighs of...
  • Time for UCLA to double down after rout of Oregon

    Time for UCLA to double down after rout of Oregon
    LAS VEGAS -- The good UCLA basketball team showed up Thursday night. There were smiles. There were dunks. There was even Kyle Anderson hugging Travis Wear after a fastbreak layup. This was the Bruins' rolling thunder review. The 82-63 victory over...