Xavier knocks off Arizona 73-71 in West Region

Xavier knocks off Arizona 73-71 in West Region

Not long after losing to Arizona's Sean Miller at the 2015 NCAA Tournament, Xavier coach Chris Mack jokingly said his friend should let him win the next one.
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The Latest: Arizona's loss means three 2-seeds are out

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):
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March 23

Top-seeded Gonzaga survives for 61-58 win over West Virginia

Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and Gonzaga didn't allow West Virginia to get off a third.
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March 23

No. 1 seed Kansas routs Purdue 98-66 to reach Elite Eight

It took about 10 minutes for Kansas guards Frank Mason III and Devonte Graham to slow down, gain their composure and get everything under control in their Midwest Regional semifinal.
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March 23

Ducks end Michigan's run with 69-68 victory, head to Elite 8

Tyler Dorsey's teammates call him "Mr. March."
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March 23

Schierhorn trying to ignore goalie stats, even when they're stunning

Sophomore goalie Eric Schierhorn enters his first NCAA tournament looking for letters — Ws, to be exact — not numbers.
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March 23

NCAA dismisses Louisville's response in sex scandal case

The NCAA is standing by its allegations against the Louisville men's basketball program and Rick Pitino, saying the coach failed to notice "red flags" in…
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March 23

Memphis' not-so-favorite son Calipari returns for Sweet 16

John Calipari knows people in Memphis are still pretty upset with how he abandoned their Tigers to take the Kentucky coaching job and that nothing will ever soothe the hurt feelings.
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March 23

Georgetown fires John Thompson III after another losing year

John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown's basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship.
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March 23

NCAA set to pick title sites, could leave North Carolina out

The NCAA will start deciding on locations for its upcoming championships next week and has indicated it will leave North Carolina out of that process if the state hasn't changed a law that limits LGBT rights by that time.
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March 23

Not what was expected in East Regional semifinals

The folks at Madison Square Garden were drooling at the thought of a Duke-Villanova regional final. Two schools that consider the Garden a home away from home in a No. 1 seed vs. No. 2 seed dream matchup that would make MSG the place to be this weekend.
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March 23

Washington's high-scoring Plum leaves opponents befuddled

Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer sees something familiar when he watches Washington guard Kelsey Plum.
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March 23

Wisconsin returns to Sweet 16 to face No. 4 seed Florida

No. 8 seed Wisconsin (27-9) vs. No. 4 seed Florida (26-8)
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March 23

Tipping Off: Michigan talked Super Bowl on way to Sweet 16

When Michigan was slumping earlier in the season, the coach started thinking Super Bowl, not Final Four. John Beilein conjured up the highlight-reel catch that…
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March 23

Lakeville North's Macura elevates Xavier into Sweet 16

When injuries, slumps almost derailed the Musketeers, J.P. Macura stepped up. The former Lakeville North star averages 14.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists and a team-best 1.4 steals.
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March 22

For Oregon's Dana Altman, it's old home week at KC regional

Dana Altman is back in his old stomping grounds for the NCAA Midwest Regional.
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March 22

Baylor heads to Oklahoma City, site of both cheers and tears

Baylor left Oklahoma City two weeks ago after a rare loss in the Big 12 Tournament. Two years ago, their season ended after losing an NCAA Elite Eight game in the same building.
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March 22

Gonzaga, Arizona try to end West Coast Final Four drought

Getting to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament is nothing new for Gonzaga and Arizona.
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March 22

Gonzaga's Karnowski relishing NCAA run after back injury

Przemek Karnowski woke up every morning unable to lift his upper body off the bed, so he would slowly rock back and forth until he reached the edge.
Gophers
March 22

Kansas, Purdue plan to make for a stylish Sweet 16 matchup

Two national player of the year front-runners, Frank Mason III of Kansas and Caleb Swanigan of Purdue, will lead their teams against each other in the Midwest Regional semifinals on Thursday night.
Gophers
March 22

Xavier looks for another upset against Arizona

No. 11 seed Xavier (23-13) vs. No. 2 seed Arizona (32-4)