Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is expected to miss at least two weeks because of a separated shoulder.
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If it feels like Wisconsin and Arizona just played each other for a Final Four berth, it’s because they did. The Badgers and Wildcats clash in the Elite Eight for the second straight year, with the West Region title at stake.
Justise Winslow scored a game-high 21 points as top-seeded Duke outlasted fifth-seeded Utah 63-57 on Friday night in an NCAA South Regional semifinal game at NRG Stadium.
Kentucky reached the Final Four in 2011, won the NCAA Tournament in 2012 and was the national runner-up in 2014, while Notre Dame has not reached the Final Four since 1978. They’ll meet Saturday in the Midwest Region final.
Sean Miller is arguably the country’s best recruiter not named John Calipari. Miller is also considered an expert coach, having led teams to the Sweet 16 six times and Elite Eight four. But he is also the latest to own this moniker: Best coach not to have reached a Final Four.
Wisconsin plays for the right to reach a second straight Final Four today when it meets Arizona in the West Region final. Should they win, the Badgers then could face a national semifinal matchup against undefeated Kentucky.
Anton Gill, who was averaging 2.4 points per game, came off the bench to score seven points in the final seven minutes Friday night and spark fourth-seeded Louisville’s 75-65 victory over eighth-seeded North Carolina State in an East Regional semifinal game at the Carrier Dome.
Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds as the Gonzaga Bulldogs advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time in 16 years with a convincing 74-62 win over UCLA in Houston.
St. John’s and head coach Steve Lavin mutually agreed to part ways after five seasons.
UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn denied Friday on Twitter a Yahoo report that says he will forego his final three seasons of eligibility to enter the NBA Draft.
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant will undergo surgery on his ailing right foot and is expected to be sidelined four to six months, the team announced Friday.
If your bracket picks still have a good chance of winning the office pool, you need to plan on paying taxes on your jackpot.
The Tennessee Volunteers fired men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall after only one season.
The woman whose recording of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks that cost him his NBA franchise testified in court on Thursday that she loved him but insisted again that they never had a romantic relationship.
As a No. 7 seed, Michigan State wasn’t expected to do much damage in the NCAA Tournament but has emerged as the team to beat in the East Regional. Oklahoma has won 12 of its past 15 games and provides Michigan State with challenges on the perimeter and in the paint.
North Carolina State upset No. 1-seeded Villanova in the round of 32 to advance to the Sweet 16. Louisville advanced to the regional semifinals for a program-record fourth straight time with a 66-53 win over Northern Iowa.
Gonzaga dominated UCLA when the teams met Dec. 16, but there is much more at stake Friday when the West Coast powerhouses meet in Houston in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. The Bulldogs led by double digits for most of the second half en route to an 87-74 road win.
Duke and Utah each rely heavily on a standout freshman in the post and a senior star in the backcourt — two matchups that will take center stage Friday in Houston when the teams meet in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.
With the cover on the line, Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky calmly sank two free throws. Obviously, the 7-footer had no clue what the second shot meant, but he put the money ball in the bank, the Badgers walked off with a 79-72 victory over North Carolina and underdog players were left with a worthless ticket and a ridiculous bad-beat story.
Arizona received everything it expected and probably a little more than it desired from Xavier, but the Wildcats ultimately advanced with a 68-60 victory in a West Regional semifinal. The Wildcats will meet Wisconsin in an Elite Eight game with a trip to the Final Four on the line.
Wisconsin rallied late, and because of it will play for a second straight trip to the Final Four, having eliminated North Carolina 79-72 in a West Regional semifinal of the NCAA Tournament. The Badgers will play Arizona, a 68-60 winner over Xavier.
Point guard T.J. McConnell scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half, sparking second-seeded Arizona to a 68-60 victory over sixth-seeded Xavier in an NCAA West Regional semifinal Thursday night at Staples Center.
Forward Trey Lyles scored 14 points, and the top-seeded Kentucky Wildcats remained undefeated with an overwhelming 78-39 win over fifth-seeded West Virginia in the Midwest Regional semifinals Thursday night.