Live scores, updates and analysis from Day 1 of the N.C.A.A. basketball tournament.
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Reid Travis has a degree from Stanford but what he really wanted was Kentucky’s seal of basketball approval. So off to Lexington he went.
The Sun Devils earned their first tournament victory in 10 years.
Central Florida’s Tacko Fall and Florida State’s Christ Koumadje have the stunning size that teams used to love. But the N.B.A. may no longer covet what they’re offering.
The only team certain to reach the Final Four wears black-and-white striped jerseys with no numbers. But no one ever cheers for the referees.
Fairleigh Dickinson advanced out of the First Four by beating Prairie View A&M, 82-76.
Chuck Person, once a top N.B.A. player, becomes the latest casualty in the college basketball corruption case.
The Jayhawks’ 14-year run of Big 12 championships ended this season, but a depleted roster is a bigger concern as the N.C.A.A. tournament opens.
Mike Hopkins left Jim Boeheim and turned around the Huskies program in his first two years. He says he’s in it for the long haul.
Everyone has a bracket strategy, whether it’s mascots or colors or coin flips. Why not take some risks when you fill out yours this year?
North Carolina beat Duke twice and nearly did it a third time in the A.C.C. tournament. Is a Round 4 in the offing?
Michigan State looms as the biggest threat in the region for a team that reassumed its favorite status once Zion Williamson returned.
The Cavaliers lost their opening game in last season’s tournament. This year’s team is a top seed again, and it might be even better.
The only region with a non-A.C.C. No. 1 seed, the West is dominated by Gonzaga’s play and Ja Morant’s highlights.
The Blue Devils, Virginia and North Carolina received top seeds in a triumph for the Atlantic Coast Conference. Gonzaga was the fourth No. 1 seed.
Bella Alarie of Princeton has a chance to do something no Ivy League player has done in more than a decade: represent the conference in an extended W.N.B.A. career.
Times are tough in the Pac-12, but the teachings of Lute Olson are carried on with the Warriors thanks to Steve Kerr, Andre Iguodala and Bruce Fraser.
Villanova has won two of the past three national championships and five Big East titles in six years. Yet few consider the Wildcats a top contender.
The Rating Percentage Index, long the measuring stick for the N.C.A.A. basketball tournament, gives way to a new metric: the NET.
The freshman superstar dominated his first game back from a knee injury incurred when one of his Nike sneakers split, and Duke advanced to an A.C.C. tournament semifinal against North Carolina.