The N.C.A.A expanded the space college basketball coaches have to stalk the sideline. This “coach’s box” still isn’t big enough for the most hyperactive sideline generals.
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Forced to come off the bench in an upset over Xavier, Mann powered the Seminoles with 18 points. The team advances to face Michigan in the round of 8.
Barry Brown’s shot with 19 seconds left lifted No. 9 Kansas State past fifth-seeded Kentucky in yet another upset in the South Region.
The third-seeded Wolverines had struggled offensively in the tournament, but scoring was not a problem in an easy win over the seventh-seeded Aggies.
The No. 11 Ramblers and Sister Jean continued their unlikely run with a narrow victory over the seventh-seeded Wolf Pack.
Hurley, the former coach at Rhode Island and Wagner, will replace Kevin Ollie and attempt to make the Huskies relevant again in college basketball.
At the Iowa home of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt is more than an overnight superstar at the N.C.A.A. tournament.
A 98-year-old nun has become the biggest star of the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament. And she is loving every minute of it.
In an alternate universe, one in which U.M.B.C. and Sister Jean had not commanded so much attention, Michigan’s Jordan Poole might be a bigger deal in this year’s N.C.A.A. basketball tournament.
The 11th-seeded Chippewas are in the Round of 16 for the firs time in school history. In other games, Buffalo beat Florida State and Duke beat Georgia.
In a win over George Washington, Ohio State’s Mitchell was limited to 11 points, but she was happy to trade individual success for team success.
Two days after pulling off the biggest upset in N.C.A.A. men’s tournament history against top-seeded Virginia, Maryland-Baltimore County lost to Kansas State, 50-43.
A huge block in the first half set the tone in a game in which the Tar Heels were forced out to the perimeter and could not catch up.
The Beavers triumphed by a score of 66-59. In other games, Louisville beat Marquette and North Carolina State beat Maryland.
Xavier, Michigan State, Cincinnati, North Carolina and Auburn exit much earlier than many expected. Upsets, upsets everywhere ...
Jordan Poole hit a long 3-pointer as time ran out to keep Michigan’s season alive and win it a berth in the Sweet 16.
It wasn’t exactly mass hysteria Saturday on the campus that wins chess championships the way Duke collects basketball ones. The model U.N. team is tough, too.
UConn set a tournament record for points in a game and overall records for points in a period (55 in the first) and a half (94 in the first).
In 1982, a small Hawaiian university defeated top-ranked Virginia, cementing the school’s place in the history of great college basketball upsets.
In other games, Michigan won at the buzzer, Kansas held off Seton Hall and Villanova had no problem with Alabama.
As the Retrievers pulled off the greatest upset in the history of the men’s basketball tournament, Zach Seidel’s posts resonated on social media.
Virginia’s defeat against the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, may have been historic and shocking, but it is explainable.
To be a manager on the team Coach K runs is about so much more than towels and rebounds.