Stories tagged: NCAA Tournament
MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017, 9:25 P.M.
South Carolina women join men in Final Four
Kaela Davis scored 23 points, A’ja Wilson added 16 and top-seeded South Carolina held off No. 3 seed Florida State 71-64 in a furious finish Monday night to win the …
MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017, 8:46 P.M.
UConn routs Oregon, heads to 10th straight Final Four
Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and UConn advanced to its 10th consecutive Final Four with a 90-52 victory against Oregon on Monday night.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:47 P.M.
Gonzaga missing Kennel crowd in NCAA Tournament
The Zags seem to be in agreement over one thing – March Madness is not nearly as great without the Kennel.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 9:48 P.M.
College basketball evolving into distinctively NBA game
Rick Pitino watched in amazement as the Michigan Wolverines made 11 second-half 3-pointers, many from well beyond the arc.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 9:35 P.M.
VCU’s Wade heading to LSU after pair of tourney appearances
RICHMOND, Va. – Will Wade is leaving VCU to take over LSU after guiding the Rams to the NCAA Tournament in both his seasons as coach. Vice Chancellor and athletic …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 8:59 P.M.
Tourney roller coaster: Who’s up, down heading to Sweet 16?
Everything’s magnified in March.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 4:36 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams saves his noise for the court
Johnathan Williams is so soft-spoken even he acknowledges he’s “one of the most quiet guys around.”
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 10:55 P.M.
NCAA capsules: UConn rolls; Quinnipiac crashes Sweet 16
Kia Nurse scored 29 points and tied an NCAA Tournament record with nine 3-pointers to lead UConn to a 94-64 win over visiting Syracuse in the Bridgeport Region on Monday …
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 10:38 P.M.
Kelsey Plum scores 38 as Washington races past Oklahoma
SEATTLE – At this point, the records are just a blur for Kelsey Plum. They get crossed off so quickly there is no opportunity for appreciation.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 11:14 P.M.
Villanova loss, ACC flameout reshape NCAA Sweet 16
The Atlantic Coast Conference’s strong regular season only stood to set up a first-weekend flameout in the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 7:29 A.M.
Plenty of milestones for Gonzaga coach Mark Few on his way to 500 wins
Pick a number between 1 and 500.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 9:08 P.M.
More to Mountaineers than just pressure defense
Zag fans might want to start the meter on ‘Press Virginia’ references (that’s one) leading up to Thursday’s Gonzaga-West Virginia clash in the Sweet 16 in San Jose.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 8:04 P.M.
Gonzaga gets gamblers to bet big, and lose on NCAA Tournament action
Gonzaga beat Northwestern 79-73 on Saturday to advance to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16, but not everybody rooting for the Bulldogs came away winners.
SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017, 7:57 P.M.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few and crew savor another Sweet 16
Among the numerous mileposts in Gonzaga’s 2017 season was one Saturday that went largely unnoticed. Gonzaga sealed its third straight Sweet 16, which hasn’t happened since the 1999 squad launched …
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 12:56 P.M.
Updating coverage of (1) Gonzaga vs. (8) Northwestern in NCAA Tournament
Live updates from top-seeded Gonzaga’s second-round game against No. 8 seed Northwestern.
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 5:15 P.M.
Hoop Streams: Millions of workers streaming NCAA day games
Tensions were high and hearts were heavy in a conference room on Thursday as attorney Rich Ruohonen sat by a family’s side during a mediation session in a multimillion-dollar wrongful …
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 6:49 P.M.
Gonzaga’s slow start shows on the glass before cleaning up in second half
The Zags struggled on the glass against South Dakota State in their first-round victory in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 11:18 A.M.
Variety of ways to watch, stream and listen to March Madness games
There’s no shortage of ways to watch the March Madness basketball tournament, even for those games taking place when you’re supposed to be working.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 9:54 P.M.
Gonzaga basketball has second home with McCartheys in Salt Lake City
Inside the Walker-McCarthey Mansion, one of many great, old houses that share Salt Lake City’s South Temple street with spire-laden temples, vast stone administrative buildings and a Jimmy Johns, there …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 9:56 P.M.
Watch party tips for Gonzaga game
It’s March Madness and the No. 1-seed Gonzaga Bulldogs tip off Thursday at … 11 a.m.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 9:18 P.M.
Middle Tennessee works toward being next midmajor powerhouse
The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders have become downright greedy when it comes to March.
TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 9:10 P.M.
Balanced Kansas State beats Wake Forest 95-88 to advance at NCAAs
Kamau Stokes scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half of a wide-open game on Tuesday night, and Kansas State’s balance was the difference as the Wildcats pulled …
TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 8 P.M.
Mount St. Mary’s tops New Orleans, prepares for Villanova
Diminutive point guard Junior Robinson fearlessly dribbled into the heart of New Orleans’ defense, pulled up and hit yet another of his oh-so-soft jumpers. This one decided a frenetic opening …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 9 P.M.
NCAA Tournament rife with Inland Northwest ties
While Gonzaga is the only team from the Inland Northwest to earn an NCAA Men’s Tournament berth, the tournament field abounds with players who have regional ties.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 8:50 P.M.
Gonzaga women face Oklahoma team that’s fast, physical
The NCAA has dangled a great big carrot in front of the Oklahoma women’s basketball team.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 2:22 P.M.
Przemek Karnowski stands tall in SI’s NCAA tournament cover
The most physically daunting player in the 2016-2017 NCAA tournament would be easy to find no matter where he was placed on Sports Illustrated’s March Madness cover.
MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017, 10:14 P.M.
Jenkins’ shot still hangs over No. 1 seeds Villanova, UNC
North Carolina’s Joel Berry II still replays it in his mind, over and over. The ball left the hand of Villanova’s Kris Jenkins, reached the height of its arc as …
MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017, 9:24 P.M.
UConn, Irish, South Carolina, Baylor top seeds in NCAAs
UConn’s drive for five will begin at home.
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017, 9:31 P.M.
Zags vs. Arizona for Final Four spot a possibility
For the first time in 26 years, the top two seeds in the West region of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament are from the western part of the United States. …
MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017, 7:26 P.M.
Several young coaches could raise stock at NCAA Tournament
This is the time of year when a coach from outside the major conferences can make a name for himself and perhaps parlay an NCAA Tournament upset into a bigger …