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Cal Poly, just 14-19, advances in NCAA tournament

Chris Eversley scored 19 points to help Cal Poly become the first team in 59 years with 19 losses to win an NCAA tournament game, beating Texas Southern 81-69 on Wednesday night in the First Four.

Obama picks Michigan State as men's basketball champ

President Barack Obama is picking Michigan State to win the NCAA men's basketball championship over defending champion Louisville

N.C. State beats Xavier 74-59 in NCAA First Four

North Carolina State sophomore forward T.J. Warren scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half Tuesday night, showing why he was chosen as the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year, and North Carolina State led most of the way in a 74-59 victory over Xavier in the NCAA tournament's First Four.

Stephens College softball struggles in doubleheader

No. 17-ranked Park University scored 42 runs against Stephens softball Tuesday.

Albany wins First Four game to advance in NCAA

D.J. Evans is charitably listed at 5-foot-9. His coach and teammates tease him that he looks a foot shorter.

Senior guard to lead Columbia College women's basketball into tournament

No. 3 seed Columbia College will take on No. 6 seed Montana State-Northern in the first round of the national tournament Wednesday.


Pistorius trial: Bullet trajectory examined

Standing with his arms straight out in front of him and gripping an imaginary pistol in court, a South African police ballistics expert showed Tuesday how he estimated the trajectory of the four bullets Oscar Pistorius fired through a toilet door while standing on his stumps to kill his girlfriend.

Columbia College men's basketball heads west for NAIA tournament

After winning their third-straight American Midwest Conference title, the Cougars hope to avoid the trek back to Columbia until after the national championship game Tuesday night.

Stephens College softball shut out in doubleheader

The Stephens College Stars softball team lost in back-to-back shutouts Monday night against William Woods University.

Can math classes yield a $1 billion bracket?

Warren Buffett made an offer to pay $1 billion to anyone who fills out a perfect NCAA tournament bracket — and he's feeling confident.

10 things to know about the NCAA tournament

The posturing and politicking is finished. The field has been chosen, the bracket has been set and the madness of March has finally arrived in college basketball.

Huskies, Irish, Vols, Gamecocks earn top seeds in women's basketball tournament

The top-seeded Huskies (34-0) are trying for a record ninth NCAA tournament title, which would break a tie with Tennessee for most all-time.

Firearms expert tells of Pistorius' love of guns

A guns expert testified Monday that Oscar Pistorius had a "great love and enthusiasm" for guns.

Edwards leads Ford sweep at rain-soaked Bristol

Moments before Carl Edwards closed in on what should have been the white flag lap, the caution lights were accidentally turned on from the flag stand. As NASCAR tried to figure out what was going on, the sky opened up and prevented the race from resuming.

Stephens College softball drops doubleheader

Kristen Gibson went 6-for-10 with four triples, four runs scored and five RBIs to lead Williams Baptist to a doubleheader sweep of Stephens College in American Midwest Conference softball action Saturday in Columbia.

No. 7 Duke beats NC State 75-67 in ACC semifinals

Jabari Parker led Duke with 20 points over T.J. Warren and the Wolfpack.

Andrew, Aaron Harrison click just in time for Kentucky's SEC tournament run


Aaron Harrison broke out of shooting slump with 22 points and Andrew Harrison set a career high in assists for the second straight game with nine in the Wildcats' 70-58 win against Georgia on Saturday to advance to the SEC tournament championship game.

Iowa State beats Baylor 74-65 to win Big 12

In the days after DeAndre Kane decided to transfer to Iowa State, the former Marshall guard sent a simple, five-word text message to new teammate Georges Niang.

It said: "I just want to win."

No. 8 Wolverines hold off comeback Buckeyes 72-69

No. 8 Michigan ended 15 years of Big Ten tournament frustration Saturday. There's still some work to do before it can really celebrate.


No. 1 Florida keeps SEC streak intact, moves on to tournament final


Florida trailed by 10 points with less than a minute left in the first half but swarmed on defense in the second and defeated Tennessee 56-49 in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament Saturday.