Final four

Justise Winslow

Duke headed for another championship game

Two star freshmen, a solid senior and some of the trademark defense Duke has long been known for have the Blue Devils back in the national championship game. And in Indianapolis, no less. Justise Winslow […]

04/04/2015

Trey Lyles

Kentucky’s perfect season ends with 71-64 loss to Wisconsin

Nobody ever said they were perfect. Now, the Kentucky Wildcats aren’t undefeated, either. The hard-nosed Wisconsin Badgers did what nobody else could Saturday night — knocking off the Wildcats 71-64 behind 20 points and 11 […]

04/04/2015

Thomas Welsh

UCLA and Gonzaga prepare for rematch in NCAA Sweet 16

UCLA lost just once at home this season and it was Gonzaga that dished out that defeat. To say that 87-74 loss in December is serving as extra motivation for the Bruins (21-13) as they […]

03/26/2015

Zak Showalter, Nate Britt

Top-seeded Wisconsin hangs to beat North Carolina 79-72

Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of […]

03/26/2015

Fred VanVleet, Bonzie Colson

Notre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70 for Elite Eight spot

Notre Dame’s march through March is picking up speed. Demetrius Jackson scored 20 points and the third-seeded Irish dominated Wichita State 81-70 in the Midwest regional semifinals on Thursday night to advance to the Elite […]

03/26/2015

Ben Howland

Mississippi State hires former UCLA coach Ben Howland

Mississippi State needed barely 48 hours to find its new basketball coach, settling on a veteran who has taken three different schools to the NCAA Tournament and advanced to three Final Fours. The school announced […]

03/24/2015