Men's college basketball

Michigan guard Charles Matthews dunks the ball ahead of Loyola-Chicago forward Aundre Jackson, left, during the first half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 31, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 31, 2018 - 8:25 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Moe Wagner, Charles Matthews and Michigan erased a 10-point second-half deficit and the Wolverines ended Loyola-Chicago's storybook NCAA Tournament run with a 69-57 victory Saturday night in the Final Four. The third-seeded Wolverines (33-7) will take a 14-game winning streak...
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March 31, 2018 - 2:59 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier stuck to custom and promoted from within to replace coach Chris Mack, hiring top assistant Travis Steele on Saturday as its 18th head coach. The move came four days after Mack — a former Musketeer player who is the winningest coach in school history — left to coach...
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March 31, 2018 - 1:28 pm
ORONO, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine says a new assistant coach on the men's basketball team is believed to be the only woman in the role in Division I basketball. School officials say Edniesha Curry was hired as one of three assistant coaches under new head coach Richard Barron. She was an...
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Michigan guard Jaaron Simmons dunks the ball during a practice session for the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 30, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 31, 2018 - 10:35 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The maddest of Marches is winding down, the college basketball season now headed into April. All those upsets, crazy finishes and stellar performances have brought us to San Antonio, where a Cinderella and its telegenic nun join three power programs in the Final Four. Based on...
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Kansas players warm up on the court during a practice session for the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 30, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
March 31, 2018 - 9:38 am
Count Jalen Rose among those who want players to share in some of the millions brought in by the NCAA tournament. The former Michigan star told co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg on the latest episode of the "AP Sports Special Events" daily March Madness podcast that he doesn't see that happening...
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Michigan's Duncan Robinson (22) shoots during a practice session for the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 30, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 31, 2018 - 3:29 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The high-motion, position-less offenses are the shiny objects of this Final Four. Crisp passing, alley-oop dunks, cavalcades of 3-pointers — what's not to like? Behind the eye-catching, highlight-reel-inducing sparkle is a gritty underbelly. Yep, defense. One of sports' deepest-...
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Loyola-Chicago's Nick Dinardi (44) and Cameron Krutwig (25) walk to the court for a practice session for the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 30, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
March 30, 2018 - 7:14 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Loyola-Chicago's miraculous run to the Final Four will be remembered for clutch shots, the "Wall of Culture," a couple of guards who have been playing together since grade-school and, of course, Sister Jean. Regardless of whether the Ramblers beat Michigan (32-7) in the Final...
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Former Kansas coach Larry Brown, left, talks with Kansas's Mitch Lightfoot during a practice session for the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 30, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 30, 2018 - 6:58 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Latest on the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Larry Brown has seen just about everything in basketball, and the veteran coach loves the lineup in this Final Four. Brown is traveling with Kansas during the NCAA Tournament, spending time around a...
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In this March 22, 1986, file photo, LSU coach Dale Brown and members of the team celebrate on the floor of the Omni in Atlanta, after they defeated Kentucky in the NCAA college basketball game tournament southeast regional finals. The former LSU coach knows a thing or two about leading an underdog deep into the bracket. Back in 1986, he led LSU, the first No. 11 seed team to reach the Final Four. (AP Photo/File)
March 30, 2018 - 4:49 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Dale Brown sat glued to the TV the NCAA Tournament's first two weekends, unable to look away from the string of upsets, reveling in UMBC's history-altering win and Loyola-Chicago's run to the Final Four. Even today, the 82-year-old former LSU coach can't help it. "Cheering for an...
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Michigan guard Jaaron Simmons dunks the ball during a practice session for the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 30, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 30, 2018 - 3:15 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The maddest of Marches is winding down, the college basketball season now headed into April. All those upsets, crazy finishes and stellar performances have brought us to San Antonio, where a Cinderella and its telegenic nun join three power programs in the Final Four. Based on...
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