NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship

Gardner-Webb's David Efianayi (11) shoots over Virginia's Kihei Clark (0) during a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Columbia, S.C., Friday, March 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 22, 2019 - 6:13 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — This time, Virginia was not one-and-done against a 16 seed. It looked possible, at least through the first half, as the Cavaliers were tested in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Down 14 points in the first half Friday against Gardner-Webb, another early exit was quite...
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UC Irvine guard Robert Cartwright (3) and forward Jonathan Galloway (5) celebrate against Kansas State during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 22, 2019 - 3:26 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — UC Irvine got back-to-back 3-pointers from Evan Leonard to spark the deciding run in a 70-64 upset over Kansas State that marked the Anteaters' first NCAA Tournament victory in school history. The Friday victory was the 17th consecutive for UC Irvine, which lost 57-55 to...
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Minnesota's Gabe Kalscheur (22) goes for a layup as Louisville's Steven Enoch (23) watches, during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 22, 2019 - 3:13 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota found its elusive 3-point stroke just in time to give coach Richard Pitino the NCAA Tournament win he'd been seeking for years. The 10th-seeded Gophers won their first NCAA Tournament game in six seasons behind 24 points from freshman Gabe Kalscheur, who helped...
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Purdue's Carsen Edwards reacts during the second half of a first round men's college basketball game against Old Dominion in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 22, 2019 - 12:11 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — If this is what a slump looks like for Carsen Edwards, Purdue coach Matt Painter can live with it. Edwards scored 26 points and third-seeded Purdue coasted to a 61-48 victory against Old Dominion on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Boilermakers (...
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Wofford guard Fletcher Magee (3) celebrates with teammates after hitting a 3-point basket during the final moments of the second half against Seton Hall in a first-round game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Fla. Thursday, March 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
March 21, 2019 - 11:49 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — If you didn't know who Fletcher Magee was before, you should now. Magee set the Division I career record for 3-pointers, poured in 24 points and led seventh-seeded Wofford to an 84-68 victory over Seton Hall in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night...
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Nevada's Jordan Caroline (24) shoots between Florida's Andrew Nembhard (2) and Kevarrius Hayes (13) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, March 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 21, 2019 - 8:44 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Florida nearly squandered a double-digit lead before finally stopping a Nevada comeback and pulling off a 70-61 upset in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Kevarrius Hayes scored 16 points, Jalen Hudson added 15 and the 10th-seeded Gators won their tournament opener for...
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Murray State's Ja Morant (12) reacts during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game against Marquette in the NCAA tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
March 21, 2019 - 8:03 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The game was in hand for Murray State and sensational point guard Ja Morant, who dominated Marquette in every way. With a chance to make some NCAA Tournament history, Morant's coach told him to hit the boards and grab the rebound that would push him to an elusive triple-...
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LSU's Skylar Mays (4) goes up for a shot over Yale 's Paul Atkinson (20) and Jordan Bruner (23) during the first half of a first round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, March 21, 2019. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
March 21, 2019 - 5:42 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — As LSU's comfortable lead started to disappear, most of the crowd at Veterans Memorial Arena turned on the Tigers. Underdog Yale became the hometown team in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Skylar Mays heard the cheers — and then silenced them. With suspended...
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New Mexico State guard Trevelin Queen falls to the court after missing the final shot in the second half during a first round men's college basketball game against Auburn in the NCAA Tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
March 21, 2019 - 4:42 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A.J. Harris had an easy layup for the tie. He wanted a win for New Mexico State. It didn't work out, but boy-oh-boy, what a way for the Aggies to go down swinging Thursday against fifth-seeded Auburn in the NCAA Tournament. With the clock ticking down, Harris passed on an open...
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Jimmy Cliff, of Lewes, Del., talks to a worker about betting on the NCAA college basketball tournament Thursday, March 21, 2019, at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City N.J. College basketball fans are lining up at casinos and racetracks, and furiously tapping smartphone screens to get down bets on the March Madness college basketball tournament, in many states where it is legal for the first time. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
March 21, 2019 - 12:12 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — College basketball fans lined up at casinos and racetracks or furiously tapped smartphone screens Thursday to get down bets on March Madness, many in states where it is legal for the first time. Joe Palumbo of West Babylon, New York, traveled Thursday to the Borgata...
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