Purdue eliminated by Jayhawks

By DAVE SKRETTAAP Sports WriterKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It took about 10 minutes for Kansas guards Frank Mason III and Devonte Graham to...

Oregon ends Michigan’s run, heads to Elite 8

By ERIC OLSONAP Sports WriterKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Dorsey’s teammates call him “Mr. March.”Yeah, that fits.Dorsey scored 20 points and made the...

Xavier knocks off Arizona 73-71 in West Region

By JOHN MARSHALLAP Basketball WriterSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Not long after losing to Arizona’s Sean Miller at the 2015 NCAA Tournament, Xavier coach...

Top-seeded Gonzaga survives against West Virginia

By JOSH DUBOWAP Sports WriterSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and...

Butler joins hoop royalty in Memphis for Sweet 16

By CLAY BAILEYAssociated PressMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Three of college basketball’s blue bloods, along with a blue bulldog from Indiana that has had lots...

Celtics roll to victory over Pacers

By KEN POWTAKAssociated PressBOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics just needed a little reminder to focus on playing instead of worrying about where they...

Pacers hit all the right notes in 107-100 victory over Jazz

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports WriterINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers guard Jeff Teague looked like a natural playing a leading role Monday night.With Paul George...

Michigan opens NCAA Tournament play by knocking out Oklahoma State 92-91

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports WriterINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick Walton Jr. stuck to the plan Friday.He kept running the Michigan Wolverines offense against an aggressive...

Third-period run helps Pacers top Pistons 115-98

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports WriterINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George spent the first half Wednesday night trying to get his teammates started.Then the four-time All-Star...

‘Wide open’ Big Ten Tournament to tip off in Washington, D.C.

By DAVID GINSBURGAP Sports WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — As part of an ongoing effort to broaden its scope, the Big Ten will converge a few...