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Baylor women denied No. 1 seed despite having only one loss

There were five teams vying for the four No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament on Monday, and when the music stopped, Baylor was left without a chair.

20 for 20: Gonzaga basketball has produced plenty of memorable moments in NCAA Tournament run

The best plays, performances, games, quips and wild cards over two decades of dancing for the Gonzaga Bulldogs

It all started with a tip-in: An oral history of Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament

Gonzaga’s residence in the NCAA Basketball Tournament extends to 20 consecutive years now with the Bulldogs’ placement in the 2018 bracket, meaning there’s actually a player on the Bulldogs roster …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

John Blanchette: Gonzaga also feeling the self-inflicted pain of Saint Mary’s

Everything you need to know about why Gonzaga is exploring, weighing, entertaining – or even just aware of – a possible jump to the Mountain West Conference you could learn …

Dear TBS: Please get better or leave the selection show the heck alone

Being a sports fan means making some concessions, compartmentalizing some jadedness and accepting a certain level of commercialism and inconvenience as the fair trade for, well, sports.

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

Gonzaga thrilled to open its NCAA Tournament close to home in Boise

Relief ensued once the Gonzaga Bulldogs discovered that they would be traveling to Boise for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Greg Cote: NCAA needs March Madness to help us forget taint of corruption for awhile

Save the season, March Madness. Fill our minds with basketball and brackets and Cinderellas. Spare us from the scudding cloud of FBI investigations and corruption and scandal for a few …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

By the numbers: UNC Greensboro, Ohio State and South Dakota State joining Gonzaga in Boise

Quick look at the other three teams in Gonzaga’s pod at the NCAA Tournament first and second round in Boise

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

Gonzaga awarded a No. 4 seed in NCAA Tournament, headed to Boise to face UNC Greensboro

Most bracket gurus projected Gonzaga as a five seed. The Zags were awarded a four. The selection committee is sending Gonzaga to Boise, by far the closest site to Spokane …

NCAA Tournament dishes Virginia a tough road as top team

No. 1 overall seed Virginia faces a tough road in the South Region with Arizona, Kentucky, Cincinnati and Tennessee in the bracket. Three of the four teams won conference tournament …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

Villanova earns top seed in NCAA Tournament East Region

Villanova is tops again in the East. The Big East Tournament champions earned another No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats (30-4) will play the winner of the …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

Single-digit seed a singular goal for Gonzaga women

With the dawn of Selection Monday, the possibilities are almost endless for the Gonzaga women and their fans. So are their NCAA dreams, which include a single-digit seed, a second-round …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

It’s time to celebrate Gonzaga women’s march to prominence

Lisa Fortier’s first glimpse of the Gonzaga women’s basketball program came almost two decades ago, from the stands. “They were terrible,” said Fortier, who better than anyone can appreciate what …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

Overall No. 1 Virginia aims for Final Four run through South

Top overall NCAA seed Virginia headlines the South Region bracket in the pursuit of an elusive Final Four. The Cavaliers are coming off a dominating run through the Atlantic Coast …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

Xavier gets No. 1 seed in NCAA Tournament West Region

Xavier has followed one of the best regular seasons in program history with its first No. 1 NCAA Tournament seeding. The Musketeers are No. 1 in the West Region and …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

Kansas is No. 1 in Midwest Region featuring all-time greats

Kansas is a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the third straight year and is on a collision course with No. 2 seed Duke in the Midwest Region. …

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

NCAA on the bubble: Virginia gets top billing for March

The brackets for the NCAA Tournament are out. Villanova, Kansas and Xavier join Virginia as No. 1 seeds. Those teams and the other 64 contenders this March Madness will play …