ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A week ago, Florida Gulf Coast University was just another overlooked No. 15 seed - a longshot at best to nearly everyone eyeballing their NCAA tournament brackets.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - LaQuinton Ross hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2 seconds to play, and Ohio State moved within one win of its second straight Final Four appearance with a 73-70 victory over Arizona on Thursday night in the West Regional semifinals.
STOCKTON (AP) - Pacific has promoted top assistant Ron Verlin to be its new basketball coach, replacing Bob Thomason after he spent 25 years coaching his alma mater.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Let upsets take down other heavy favorites. Duke is back to business as usual.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Bob Thomason now will have plenty of time to hit the links. He has put in his time as a coach.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Miami coach Jim Larranaga was telling school trustees and anybody else who would listen last fall that his second year with the Hurricanes could be a very special season. Maybe even the best in school history.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Allen Crabbe had 19 points and nine rebounds, reserve Robert Thurman scored all 12 of his points on dunks and 12th-seeded California held off UNLV.
Chelsea Gray hasn't played since a dislocated kneecap cut her season short on Feb. 17.
BERKELEY (AP) - Chasson Randle scored 20 points, Josh Huestis added 18 and Stanford beat California 83-70 on Wednesday, completing a season sweep and ending the Golden Bears' seven-game winning streak.
Bob Thomason jokes about his remarkable coaching longevity at his alma mater by saying the ever-changing athletic directors over the years didn't know better than to keep him around.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - No. 5 Duke is running out of chances to learn out how to play without its injured point guard.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Duke women's star Chelsea Gray will miss the rest of the season with a dislocated right kneecap.
STANFORD (AP) - Mark Appel has no idea whether major league teams passed on him early in the first round of last year's amateur draft because his adviser is Scott Boras. And the right-hander isn't worried about a repeat this June.
SAN LUIS OBISPO (AP) - Chris Eversley scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Thursday night to lead Cal Poly to a 67-62 victory over Pacific.
PASADENA (AP) - California Institute of Technology's baseball team ended a 228-game losing streak Saturday with a 9-7 victory over Pacifica - the Beavers' first win in nearly 10 years.
The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.
Kentucky took a big loss off the court and responded with another big win on it.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The first College Football Playoff expanded the national championship race, made the regular season even more intriguing and produced a final four with major star power.
With nearly 40 bowl games looming, it can be difficult finding those postseason gems.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Heisman Trophy finalists would make one heck of an offense.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Reigning Heisman winner Jameis Winston is not a finalist for this year's award.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - National title implications, a possible Heisman Trophy at stake and a new $1.3 billion stadium to showcase the whole thing.
Those young Kentucky Wildcats still have a firm grasp on the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 poll. And the team Kentucky lost to in April's national championship game in North Texas no longer is ranked.
By DOUG FEINBERG