College basketball

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Seth Dunlap
April 11, 2019 - 7:35 pm
Add two more names to the list of LSU Tigers who have declared for the NBA Draft. Freshmen Javonte Smart and Emmitt Williams announced their declarations on Thursday, joining freshman Naz Reid, sophomore Tremont Waters, and junior Skylar Mays as Tigers' underclassmen to throw their name in a...
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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett celebrates with fans after the championship game against Texas Tech in the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Minneapolis. Virginia won 85-77 in overtime. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 09, 2019 - 2:19 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It was an easy question to ask, even if the answer was tough to absorb. "Why?" It dogged Virginia for a year and three weeks — following the Cavaliers through sweat-soaked practices, hostile arenas up and down the East Coast, on talk radio and pundit-driven TV, and in their own,...
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Virginia's De'Andre Hunter (12) goes up for a basket during the first half in the championship of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Texas Tech, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 08, 2019 - 11:16 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Now that, Virginia, is the way to close out a season. Led by De'Andre Hunter and his NBA-ready game, the Cavaliers turned themselves into national champions Monday night, holding off tenacious, ferocious Texas Tech for an 85-77 overtime win — a scintillating victory that came 388...
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USA TODAY Sports
Seth Dunlap
April 08, 2019 - 4:55 pm
From the moment Virginia and Texas Tech punched their tickets to tonight's college basketball national championship game the chorus of internet naysayers swarmed in front of their keyboards across the country. Boring! Will set basketball back a generation. A nightmare for ratings. Who wants to...
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USA TODAY Sports
Seth Dunlap
April 04, 2019 - 9:47 pm
LSU sophomore guard Tremont Waters has declared for the NBA draft. That according to Waters' Instagram post on Thursday evening. Instagram Waters' decision is the latest blow for the LSU basketball program that's been reeling since the suspension of head coach Will Wade. The Tigers also lost...
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Duke forward Javin DeLaurier (12) walks past Michigan State bench who begin celebrating their win at the end of the NCAA men's East Regional final college basketball game in Washington, Sunday, March 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 01, 2019 - 8:09 am
Tom Izzo drew up the perfect play at the perfect moment, sending Michigan State past mighty Duke for a spot in the Final Four. The trip is always emotional, but Izzo has done it before. This will be his eighth Final Four and a chance for a second national championship. The other three Final Four...
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Auburn's Horace Spencer (0) dunks over Kentucky's Reid Travis (22) during the first half of the Midwest Regional final game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 31, 2019 - 4:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The confetti was still swirling around Auburn coach Bruce Pearl when he gazed over a team headed to the first Final Four in school history and declared, "This one was for Chuma!" "The next two," Pearl added with a triumphant grin, "are for Auburn." Drawing inspiration from...
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March 24, 2019 - 11:40 am
March Madness has produced some shocking results over the years. Here are the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history.
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