NCAATournament

  • March Madness: Sweet 16 fanfare descends upon Atlanta

    ATLANTA — Expect to see a lot of college basketball fans in downtown Atlanta on Thursday ahead of the Sweet 16 later in the evening at Philips Arena. The road to Atlanta started with a dramatic finish – eleventh seed Loyola Chicago beating third seed Tennessee making it to...
  • Duke, Kentucky again rely on freshmen in NCAA Tournament

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – Duke and Kentucky are viewed as the masters of the one-and-done era, winning championships with extraordinarily young rosters. Both programs have a chance to do it again. After several potential one-and-done phenoms were bounced from the NCAA Tournament in the opening weekend, the Blue Devils and...
  • Man attacks girlfriend over NCAA Tournament Game

    A New Mexico man is facing charges after authorities said he got angry while watching an NCAA Tournament basketball game and attacked his girlfriend. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office said Samuel Goodhope was arrested early Friday following a frantic 911 call from the girlfriend who told deputies she had...
  • Lady Bulldogs win first tournament game in 5 years

    The Georgia women’s basketball team picked up its first NCAA Tournament win under coach Joni Taylor on Saturday, as the Bulldogs held on to take down a tough Mercer team 68-63 in Athens.  The Bulldogs were playing at home as they are the hosts for the regional, but a...
  • Former President Obama picks Michigan State, UConn in NCAA Tournament

    Former President Barack Obama has picked his NCAA Tournament brackets, and he has Michigan State winning the men’s title and — no surprises — UConn winning the women’s championship. Obama has the Spartans beating Bucknell, Syracuse, Duke, and top-seeded Kansas to reach the Final Four along with defending national...
  • Georgia State Panthers win Sun Belt, head to NCAA tournament

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Georgia State Panthers are heading to the NCAA Tournament. With a win Sunday over UT-Arlington in the Sun Belt Tournament championship game, the Panthers clinched their fourth appearance in the Big Dance.  Led by head coach Ron Hunter, Georgia State was the second see...