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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Gallon moves up to starter for Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern's Deshawntee Gallon, a rising senior, will have a chance to start at linebacker in the upcoming season after serving as a key backup in 2014.
By Donald Heath

Gray becoming a star at North Carolina

Washington County's Allisha Gray is playing in the Sweet 16 for the second year in a row with North Carolina.
By Wayne Staats

Sweet 16 features most teams ever with 10 or more losses

The NCAA Tournament has never had so many teams with so many losses make it so far.
By Eric Olson

Gamecock women are ready for next step

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley believes her team is ready to finally push past the Sweet 16 and go deeper in the NCAA Tournament.
By Pete Iacobelli

UGA quarterbacks fight for No. 1

ATHENS, Ga. -- There's a new offense, a new offensive coordinator and a quarterback competition playing out at Georgia.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Women's tournament attendance up overall,

Steps taken by the NCAA to address the ongoing attendance concern at the women's NCAA Tournament are working, at least in some places, but some arenas had more empty seats than usual.
By Doug Feinberg

Arizona State fires baskeball coach

TEMPE, Ariz. - Herb Sendek got Arizona State back to the NCAA Tournament following the 2013-14 season behind homegrown recruit Jahii Carson.

Late miscues common for NCAA Tournament teams

Ready, set...scramble! Chaos reigns in final seconds at NCAA Tournament games
By Dave Skretta

Monday, March 23, 2015

Plenty of starting positions up for grabs at Georgia Tech

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson has plenty of skill position jobs to fill this spring.
By George Henry

Maryland ends Princeton's perfect season

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Laurin Mincy scored 27 points, and top-seeded Maryland used a second-half blitz to knock off previously unbeaten Princeton 85-70 Monday night and advance to the Sweet 16 of the ...

Wildcats biggest obstacle might be themselves

No matter who Kentucky plays, the consensus seems to be if the Wildcats play to their potential, they won’t lose. That makes Kentucky’s toughest opponent, well, Kentucky.

Former ESPN analyst in for the long haul at Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - With his first season back on the sidelines in more than 20 years behind him, Arkansas coach Jimmy Dykes is more committed than ever to coaching.
By Kurt Voigt

Tar Heels reach Sweet 16 on freshman's buzzer beater

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Jamie Cherry hit a jumper with 0.6 seconds left and North Carolina beat Ohio State 86-84 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
By Joedy McCreary

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin turns pro after winning college title

Missy Franklin has bid farewell to college swimming and is turning pro.
By Beth Harris

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Shockers get the better of evasive rival Jayhawks

Behind another steady performance from Fred VanVleet and the hot shooting of Evan Wessel, the No. 7 seed Shockers rolled past the second-seeded Jayhawks 78-65 on Sunday.
By Dave Skretta

NCAA Roundup: Duke cruises past San Diego State

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jahlil Okafor scored 18 of his 26 points in a dominating first half and Duke beat San Diego State 68-49 on Sunday in the NCAA Tournament, sending the top-seeded Blue Devils back ...

Women's Roundup: Baylor routs Arkansas

WACO, Texas - Nina Davis scored 21 points, Niya Johnson had 12 assists to tie Baylor's career record and the Lady Bears are headed to the NCAA Sweet 16 for the seventh year in a row after a 73-44 ...

Top-seeded Gamecocks advance to Sweet 16

COLUMBIA - Tiffany Mitchell and Alaina Coates each scored 14 points and top-seeded South Carolina built a big first-half lead and cruised to its third Sweet 16 in four years with a 97-68 NCAA ...
By Pete Iacobelli

Spartans get to Sweet 16 again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Michigan State dominated on defense to beat second-seeded Virginia and advance to yet another Sweet 16.
By Wayne Staats

N.C. State player mocks Obama for picking Villanova

PITTSBURGH - North Carolina State's Cat Barber used an unexpected Sweet 16 berth to take a cutting remark at President Obama.

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