Stories tagged: 2018 NCAA Tournaments
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
The Villanova Wildcats treated the Michigan Wolverines pretty much the same way they treated the rest of their NCAA Tournament opponents: like a practice squad.
Sun., April 1, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
It used to be considered a gimmick, an experiment and even worse – a shot employed only by risk-taking coaches with teams that were big on dreams, short on talent …
Sun., April 1, 2018, 6 p.m.
Jay Wright’s custom-tailored suits are as sharp as Villanova’s 3-point shooting. The game-day attire for Michigan coach John Beilein is more reflective of his team’s emphasis on old-school fundamentals and …
Sun., April 1, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Facing a team that shoots as well as Villanova, limiting the takes from 3-point range is about as important as limiting the makes.
UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
Arike Ogunbowale’s 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left on Sunday lifted Notre Dame to a 61-58 victory over Mississippi State in the NCAA women’s championship game.
Sun., April 1, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Villanova has made more 3-pointers than any team in NCAA Division I history and fittingly set a Final Four single-game record for made 3s to reach Monday’s national championship game.
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
Notre Dame defeated Oregon 84-74 on Monday night at the Arena, winning the Spokane Regional and avancing to the Final Four.
Mon., March 26, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Crystal Dangerfield led the way as top-seeded UConn routed No. 2 South Carolina 94-65 on Monday night to reach the national semifinals for a record 11th consecutive year.
UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Asia Durr scored 18 points, Myisha Hines-Allen added 16 and top-seeded Louisville earned its first Final Four berth since 2013 with a 76-43 rout of No. 6 seed Oregon State …
Sun., March 25, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
Teaira McCowan had 23 points and 21 rebounds, Victoria Vivans added 24 points and top-seeded Mississippi State beat relentless UCLA 89-73 on Sunday night to reach its second straight Final …
Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt and Loyola-Chicago got quite a reception as they returned to campus on Sunday.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Three teams that need no introduction. One from out of nowhere.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Two years ago, Oregon freshman guard Satou Sabally was a promising international player in Germany. She was on the radar of several major programs, but apparently they weren’t on hers.
UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 9:02 p.m.
Coaches are paid to worry. Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw is fretting about her team’s defense on the 3-point line. Oregon’s Kelly Graves is stressing about rebounding.
UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
The base of the coaching ladder is littered with names of those who weren’t able to make that next step – lower-level head coaches who couldn’t find the same success …
UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
Malik Newman scored all 13 of Kansas’ points in overtime, and the top-seeded Jayhawks are back in the Final Four for the first time since 2012 after beating No. 2 …
UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 7:55 p.m.
Villanova, the 2016 national champion, is headed back to the Final Four, thanks to a fourth straight double-digit victory in a month of March where they’ve played every bit like …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Chris Beard has done it to Purdue again. The Texas Tech coach knocked the Boilermakers out of the NCAA Tournament for the second time in three years, this time leading …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
Gary Trent Jr., made two clutch free throws with 6.3 seconds left to help second-seeded Duke hold off the 11th-seeded Orange in a 69-65 victory in the Midwest Region semifinals …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Funny, this doesn’t feel like the junior half of the Spokane Regional bracket.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 11:37 p.m.
Demeaned by many pundits as the worst team still alive in the NCAA Tournament, ninth-seeded Kansas State got 22 points from Xavier Sneed and gave the South Regional one more …
Wed., March 14, 2018, 6 a.m.
Earlier this week, betweeen his pre-tournament ESPN spots and radio interviews, “Dickie V” took time to chat with The Spokesman-Review. He recalls his favorite moments from the last three WCC …
Tue., March 13, 2018, 8:21 p.m.
How well do you know Gonzaga’s pod in the NCAA Tournament West Regional? Take our 15-question pod quiz to find out.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
For six months there was the happy hangover, the gratification of getting to where no Gonzaga team had been before. Then came the reset, the having to put it away …