12 March, 2018
The most challenging region appeared to be the Midwest.
Future NBA Draft picks: Robert Williams, Texas A&M; Luke Maye, North Carolina; Theo Pinson, North Carolina; Moritz Wagner, Michigan; Michael Porter, Missouri; Keita Bates-Diop, Ohio State; Mike Daum, South Dakota State; Killian Tillie, Gonzaga. Here are two big ones: What seed will K-State earn?
Lunardi had Texas as one of his last four teams in the field before the win, underscoring how important it was for Shaka Smart's squad. Virginia has remarkable defensive power and has been more consistent than any team in the nation.
Top overall NCAA seed Virginia headlines the South Region bracket in the pursuit for an elusive Final Four.
Will Louisville get credit for taking Virginia to the wire at home and playing the Cavaliers well in Charlottesville, or be penalized for not being competitive against North Carolina at home, and being blown out in embarrassing fashion at Kentucky and Duke? Over the past two NCAA Tournaments, 12 seeds are a respectable 3-5 against No. 5 seeds in round of 64 contests.
Northern Iowa 70, Missouri State 58 - At Moline, Ill.: Ellie Howell scored 20 points and Karli Rucker added 10 as Northern Iowa rolled past Missouri State in a Missouri Valley Conference tournament semifinal. In the past, the field has been announced along with the full bracket...
U.S. issues warning for popular Mexican tourist city
Playa del Carmen's beaches and resorts have typically been a huge attraction for spring break travelers from the United States. The Canadian government has added Mexico's most popular tourist destination to its list of travel advisories for the country.
Jay Wright coached Villanova to the Final Four in 2009 and to the NCAA title in 2016. They will no longer need to wait an hour to find out which bubble teams made the dance. So when it's time to place team No. 17, the program determines which location is closest without the aforementioned conflicts.
It continues to be hard for mid-major conferences to place their teams. The Bonnies are an extremely balanced team, with a top 100 offensive (59) and defensive (94) efficiency. (Turner, TBS' parent company, and CBS share the rights to the tournament.) Turner designed a new studio on its Atlanta campus for the show, which will have a live audience this year - one of a number of significant changes to the show's format in the wake of some recent, high-profile blunders. Get ready to agonize over losing a Final Four team early.
Former Western Dubuque standouts Megan Maahs and Rose Simon-Ressler combined to score seven points for the Panthers (19-12), who play in-state rival Drake (25-7) in today's championship game.
Freshman point guard Trae Young turned in one of the most memorable seasons in college basketball history - at least in the social media era.
Here's a look at the updated results for the Big 12 tournament as games go final, as well as a look at the quarterfinal schedule on Thursday.