Kyle Guy made three free throws with 0.6 seconds left and Virginia pulled off its second small miracle of the NCAA Tournament, beating Auburn 63-62 Saturday to advance to the national championship game for the first time in school history.
How remarkable a story it would be, Virginia’s program answering its lowest moment of losing to a 16 seed last year by being the final one standing once a national champion is crowned Monday night.
Virginia and Auburn play at 3:09 p.m. Saturday in the semifinals of the Final Four at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, followed by Michigan State and Texas Tech.
The hottest coach going right now always seemed to put his time with the Rebels behind him faster than those 19 days over which he actually worked for them.
Kyler Edwards is a freshman guard at Texas Tech and he along with Auburn senior forward Horace Spencer helped lead their respective schools to their first Final Fours.
I don’t know if Bruce Pearl is the riddle or the mystery or the enigma. He might be all three. He is everything good and bad about college basketball, as charming as he is conniving, as likable as he is shady.
At least one Las Vegas sports bettor is in perfect position to lock in a healthy five-figure profit on the Final Four. And one of his futures tickets could end up cashing for $300,000.
Opening and closing lines and point-spread highlights from the Elite Eight games.
Michigan State upset Zion Williamson and No. 1 overall seed Duke 68-67 in the East Region final Sunday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — 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!”
Virginia is heading to the Final Four for the first time since 1984.
Texas Tech is going to the Final Four for the first time in school history. Jarrett Culver scored 19 points and the third-seeded Red Raiders produced a suffocating defense in the second half to beat No. 1 seed Gonzaga 75-69 in the West Region final.