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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — They chanted his name from the cheap seats: “Di-Vin-cen-zo, Di-Vin-cen-zo.” By the time Donte DiVincenzo was done doing his damage, Villanova had another title and college basketball had its newest star. The redhead kid with the nickname Big Ragu came off the bench to score 31 points Monday and lift ‘Nova […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale hit the shot of her life — again. Ogunbowale floated in a 3-pointer from the corner with 0.1 seconds left, lifting Notre Dame to its second women’s basketball title with a thrilling 61-58 comeback victory over Mississippi State in the NCAA championship game on Sunday night. It was the […]

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh is turning to Duke’s Jeff Capel to rebuild its reeling basketball program. The Panthers hired the former Virginia Commonwealth and Oklahoma coach and longtime Duke assistant on Tuesday, tasking him with returning Pitt to prominence following two tough years under Kevin Stallings. Athletic director Heather Lyke called Capel a “high-energy leader.” […]

  NFL star Michael Bennett, a defensive end who was acquired by the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this month, has been indicted by a grand jury for injuring a paraplegic woman. Bennett is accused of shoving the woman while trying to rush onto the field to celebrate with his brother during last year’s Super Bowl, KPRC-TV […]

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Zeke Upshaw, a swingman for the Detroit Pistons’ G League affiliate who collapsed on the court during a game over the weekend, died Monday. Upshaw, 26, died at a hospital, the Grand Rapids Drive said. No cause was disclosed. He collapsed Saturday night near the end of a game against […]

Three teams that need no introduction. One from out of nowhere. Though the 2018 NCAA Tournament produced the biggest upset in the history of the event along with a seemingly endless string of wild finishes and unexpected results, the Final Four will look very much like it has over the last handful of seasons. In […]

ATLANTA (AP) — The graying reminders of Loyola-Chicago’s basketball history are hanging on the Ramblers’ captivating run through the NCAA Tournament. Sitting in front-row seats, four members of that 1963 Loyola championship team were glued to every play Thursday night, trying to will their alma mater to victory. “We need a stop,” Jerry Harkness, the […]

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Penny Hardaway is Memphis’ new men’s basketball coach and school officials hope he can rejuvenate the program at his alma mater. Hardaway starred at Memphis in the early 1990s before a successful NBA career. He replaces Tubby Smith, who was fired Wednesday after two seasons as the Tigers coach. Smith’s tenure […]

One word succinctly describes what’s transpired so far in the NCAA Tournament: Madness. But even that’s probably underselling it. A comeback for the ages by Nevada. An entire region left without a Top 4 seed in the Sweet 16 for the first time in tourney history. The 16-seed winner UMBC, falling short in its attempt […]

It’s March which means the NCAA’s March Madness is in full effect with teams from all over the country participating. On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Fallon makes note of the fact that as much as people want to know who the winner will be that, “March Madness is all about the upsets.” Every week Fallon […]

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tubby Smith has been fired as Memphis men’s basketball coach after two seasons amid dropping attendance and donations to the athletic department. Smith told reporters he was no longer coach as he left a meeting Wednesday with Memphis President M. David Rudd and athletic director Tom Bowen. Memphis issued a statement […]