Stories tagged: NCAA Tournament
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
The NCAA has made another significant adjustment to the ranking system used for seeding and selecting NCAA Tournament teams. Once again, Gonzaga coach Mark Few was one of the leading …
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
Spokane will host NCAA women’s basketball regionals in 2021 and 2022. Other hosts for 2021 are Cincinnati; Albany, New York; and H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, Texas, near Austin. In …
Mon., July 16, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
The Final Four is headed back to Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis.
Sun., July 8, 2018, 6 a.m.
In 2005, Gonzaga played three teams ranked in the top five at the time and Washington, which finished No. 8 in the AP final regular-season poll. That didn’t make our …
UPDATED: Mon., May 28, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Losses in six of its last seven games didn’t diminish defending national champion Florida’s overall body of work when it came to seeding the NCAA baseball tournament.
Mon., May 28, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Jack Tigh scored 36 seconds into the game for his first of three goals in the opening half, and Matt Gaudet scored four goals as Yale beat Duke 13-11 on …
UPDATED: Mon., May 28, 2018, 10:46 a.m.
The Gonzaga baseball team is headed to Minneapolis. The Bulldogs (32-22) will face UCLA (36-19) in a first-round NCAA Tournament game on Friday at 11 a.m. Minnesota meets Canisius in …
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
There is something strangely familiar about Loyola-Chicago’s run to the Final Four.
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw called this the toughest year of her Hall of Fame career. Having four players go down for the season with ACL injuries will do that.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Two weeks of mayhem – a tumult of historic upsets, buzzer-beaters and at least one celebrity nun – have brought the NCAA Tournament to a crossroads.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 11:16 p.m.
With more defensive will than shooting skill, Michigan muscled its way back to the Final Four.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
Sister Jean and the Loyola Ramblers are headed to the Final Four. This improbable NCAA Tournament just took its craziest turn yet.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
Michigan’s Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman said the Wolverines were able to pick and choose their spots on offense during a Sweet 16 game against Texas A&M.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
With Loyola-Chicago clinging to a one-point lead and only 6.3 seconds remaining, Marques Townes sank a 3-pointer from in front of the Ramblers’ bench to continue their improbable NCAA Tournament …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 7:15 p.m.
Jaylyn Agnew scored 24 points and Sydney Lamberty added 20 to lead No. 11 Creighton to a 76-70 win over No. 6 seeded Iowa in a first round of the …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Monique Billings scored 20 points and had 10 rebounds, Kennedy Burke added 15 points to lead No. 3 seed UCLA to a 71-60 win over 14th-seeded American in the first …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 7:04 p.m.
China Dow scored 21 points and played stingy defense in the paint against Missouri star Sophie Cunningham, and No. 12 seed Florida Gulf Coast pulled off an upset in the …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Jatari White scored 17 points and No. 2 seed Texas used an overwhelming first half to romp to an 83-54 win over No. 15 Maine in the first round of …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
Robbi Ryan scored 16 points and Kianna Ibis added 14 to lead No. 7 seed Arizona State over No. 10 Nebraska 73-62 in the first round of the women’s NCAA …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 6:39 p.m.
Victoria Vivians scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead top-seeded Mississippi State past No. 16 Nicholls 95-50 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. Mississippi …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Freshman Jaden Hobbs scored a career-high 27 points, Loryn Goodwin and Kaylee Jensen added 19 and No. 9 seed Oklahoma State beat No. 8 Syracuse 84-57 in the first round …
Fri., March 16, 2018, 9:42 a.m.
Loyola-Chicago’s biggest fan is the team chaplain who prays with the players before games and gives them scouting reports the next day.
Thu., March 15, 2018, 2:53 p.m.
Marvin Bagley III dominated in his NCAA Tournament debut, pouring in 22 points to go with seven rebounds as Duke rolled by Iona 89-67 on Thursday.
Thu., March 15, 2018, 5 a.m.
It’s not often that a bit of misbehaving is such a community-bonding moment.
Wed., March 14, 2018, 9:02 p.m.
Freshman Oshae Brissett had a double-double and led Syracuse’s second-half comeback, and the Orange – the last team to make the NCAA Tournament – held on for a 60-56 victory …
Wed., March 14, 2018, 5:28 p.m.
Looking for a turning point in Gonzaga’s season? Oddly enough, it probably turned when Jill Barta turned her ankle in Pullman on Dec. 6.
Wed., March 14, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Along with fellow true freshman forwards Jill and LeeAnne Wirth, the versatile Jill Townsend is a big reason the reason Gonzaga is back in the NCAA Tournament for the 10th …
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Courtney Stockard returned from a hamstring injury and scored 26 points, and Jaylen Adams made a jumper and three free throws in the final minute Tuesday night, rallying St. Bonaventure …
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
Carlik Jones had a substantial and loud cheering section at University of Dayton Arena, a lot of folks traveling about an hour up Interstate 75 from his Cincinnati hometown to …