ATLANTA (AP) - Syracuse is brimming with confidence, largely because of its suffocating style when the other team has the ball.
ATLANTA (AP) - Louisville already had the bigger names, the better team and some unfinished business after coming up short in last year's Final Four.
ATLANTA (AP) - Jim Larranaga made his mark as a basketball coach years ago at places like Bowling Green and George Mason. This season, with his Miami Hurricanes enjoying unprecedented success, Larranaga showed he has impressive footwork.
ATLANTA - It doesn't matter what the final vote totals say, there will be more than one greatest moment and one greatest team. There will even be more than the 15 greatest players.
Duke junior and Manteca native Chelsea Gray was named a second-team AP All-American on Tuesday.
Get ready for Connecticut vs. Notre Dame round four.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The entire basketball program at Wichita State runs on what Louisville coach Rick Pitino makes in a single year, with money left over to purchase plenty of trophy cases for Final Four hardware.
Kevin Ware is already up and walking, and he's got a nice souvenir to keep him company until he's cleared to return to Louisville.
STOCKTON - Junior Gena Johnson reached the 1,000-poiint mark for her career, and Erica McKenzie tied the Big West and Pacific career three-pointer record, but the best season in Pacific women's basketball history came to an end with a 60-55 overtime loss to Utah in the third round of the WNIT.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Trey Burke made up for one of his worst starts with the best shot of his life.
SAN JOSE (AP) - San Jose State has hired Boise State associate coach Dave Wojcik as its new head basketball coach.
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.
BERKELEY (AP) - Reshanda Gray spent the closing minutes pounding her chest in celebration and running up and down the bench high-fiving as California's supporting cast closed out an impressive NCAA Tournament opener at home in Haas Pavilion.
There's a way to beat Kentucky.
Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are ready to begin their quest for a third straight national championship.
By The Associated Press
By JOHN MARSHALL
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - A pair of Tennessee girls basketball high school teams have been pulled from the postseason for trying to lose a game to avoid the top-ranked team and improve their chances of advancing to the state tournament.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Marcus Mariota knows what he has to do at the NFL combine, whether he throws there or not.