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WVU's Huggins looks for another win over Kentucky's Calipari

Bob Huggins is 8-2 in games against his close friend John Calipari.

Southeast Missouri women's basketball coach resigns, men's coach fired

The university will buy out both coaches, paying women's coach Ty Margenthaler $29,500. Men's basketball coach Dickey Nutt, who agreed to a new contract through the 2016-2017 season last April, will receive $93,636.

Top-ranked Kentucky's toughest foe might be ... Kentucky

Fifth-seeded West Virginia might be Kentucky's stiffest challenge so far, with the Mountaineers expected to try and use their defensive pressure and physicality to derail the Wildcats.

Shifty business: It's a dilemma to shift in college baseball

As the use of defensive shifts by major league clubs has increased in the last five years, college teams have taken notice.


Wichita State back in Sweet 16 for second time in 3 years

Everyone is talking about a potential rematch with overall No. 1 seed Kentucky, the same team that ruined the Shockers' perfect season in the NCAA Tournament a year ago.

Wichita State beats Kansas 78-65 to advance to Sweet 16

Behind another steady performance from Fred VanVleet and the hot shooting of Evan Wessel, the No. 7 seed Shockers rolled past the second-seeded Jayhawks and earned a trip to the Sweet 16 — at the expense of the school that has caused them so much chagrin.

Duke beats San Diego State 68-49 to reach NCAA Sweet 16

Duke — holding a No. 1 seed for the 11th time in 18 seasons but its first since 2011 — advanced to face fifth-seeded Utah in Houston's South Region semifinals.


Travis Trice leads Michigan State over Virginia again 60-54

The Spartans advance to the Sweet 16 for the seventh time in the last eight seasons under coach Tom Izzo.

Wichita State, Kansas prep for in-state showdown during round of 32

It is a matchup of the blue-bloods and the blue-collared, college basketball royalty against the common man. The Jayhawks have national championship banners hanging from the rafters in their arena; the Shockers a chip perpetually hanging from their shoulders.

Kentucky basketball moves to 36-0, advances to Sweet 16

Kentucky didn't flinch and eventually built a double-digit lead by physically imposing their will on the Bearcats. Kentucky's reward was college basketball's first 36-0 start, a 64-51 win and a return visit to the Sweet 16. The Wildcats cleared an important step in their quest to become the first unbeaten champion since Indiana in 1976.

UCLA beats underdog UAB to advance to Sweet 16

The Blazers (20-16) missed out on their first regional semifinal since 2004 coming off their big upset of No. 3 seed Iowa State on Thursday. Robert Brown led the Blazers with 25 points and William Lee added 10.

Columbia College softball splits doubleheader with Freed-Hardeman

The Cougars won the first game 8-7 Friday. In Game 2, Amber Boehme survived two situations where the bases were loaded. After the bases were loaded for a third time, though, Boehme was thwarted.

Columbia men's basketball falls in NAIA first-round upset

A high-octane offense from Our Lady of the Lake (25-5) bounced the Cougars, the 15 seed in the NAIA tournament, 74-68.

UAB upsets Iowa State in 3-14 seed matchup

William Lee scored the last four points for 14th-seeded UAB, and the Blazers knocked off third-seeded Iowa State 60-59 on Thursday in their opening game in the NCAA Tournament. It's the third straight year a 14 seed has upset a No. 3 seed, and Georgia State followed up by joining the list within an hour with a 57-56 win over Baylor.

R.J. Hunter, Georgia State stun 3-seed Baylor

R.J. Hunter's 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds remaining capped a comeback from a 12-point deficit and lifted the Panthers to a 57-56 opening-game victory over the Bears in the NCAA tournament on Thursday.

Best bets, upset alerts — a look at early NCAA matchups

Your primer for the first few days of the NCAA Tournament

No. 1 Kentucky vows not to look past No. 16 seed Hampton

The undefeated Wildcats are greater than 30-point favorites to beat 16-seed Hampton.

Don't know much about Wofford? Neither does Arkansas

Coach Mike Anderson said he'd rather his team focus on itself than its opponent.

Science shows March Madness fans cannot resist an underdog

Numerous studies over the years show that sports fans are drawn to the teams with the odds stacked against it.


Energized play leads Stephens College softball past Cottey in back-to-back wins

Stephens College softball improved its record to 3-7 on Tuesday after winning both games in a doubleheader against Cottey College.