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Sports | 2017 March Madness

Final Four: Gonzaga beats South Carolina to advance to national title game

The scoreboard read Gonzaga 65, South Carolina 51. The midway point of the second half neared. Gonzaga responded to the 16-0 run with a 7-0 spurt of its own, and held on down the stretch for a 77-73 victory. The Zags will advance to Monday’s national t

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Oregon stuns Kansas to reach first Final Four in 78 years

Tyler Dorsey (middle) and Jordan Bell (right) were the protagonists in Oregon’s upset of Kansas. The smile came from Oregon’s Dillon Brooks as he strutted back down the Sprint Center floor. Then he looked up to the crowd and saw those stares. A year

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Having reached Final Four at last, Gonzaga's Mark Few says, 'Might as well win it all'

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Once it became clear that his program had achieved the one milestone that had eluded it the past two decades, Gonzaga coach Mark Few walked from one end of his bench to the other congratulating the players who made history Saturda

Sports | 2017 March Madness

The Wildcats finish off the Bruins, 86-75

The nation’s highest-scoring team found out what it felt like to get overrun at the worst possible time.UCLA was trampled in the second...

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March Madness 2017: Florida downs Wisconsin with stunning OT buzzer-beater (Video)

It wasn’t easy, but Florida made sure New York City would become the unofficial tournament home of the Southeastern Conference, beating Wisconsin 84-83 in overtime on the buzzer-beating shot of the tourney to advance to the Elite Eight. After blowing a

Sports | 2017 March Madness

UNC vs. Butler: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017

North Carolina showed championship form Friday in the Sweet 16, blowing past fourth-seeded Butler 92-80 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee...

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Behind stellar defense, South Carolina beats Baylor to advance to Elite Eight

South Carolina guard Rakym Felder (4) reacts in the second half against Baylor during an East Regional semifinal game of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Friday, March 24, 2017, in New York. NEW YORK – South Carolina punched its ticket to

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Xavier's stunning late rally ends Arizona's season two wins shy of Final Four

Only a couple weeks ago, Xavier needed another win or two just to secure its place in the NCAA tournament. Now the Musketeers are a victory away from the Final Four. Eleventh-seeded Xavier rallied from an eight-point deficit in the final four minutes agai

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Gonzaga clamps down late to hold off West Virginia

Before the defensive stand that sent Gonzaga to the Elite Eight, Nigel Williams-Goss approached Silas Melson with a last-second adjustment. Williams-Goss asked to guard Jevon Carter, the West Virginia guard who led the Mountaineers in scoring this season

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Kansas did something not seen in 22 years. Oregon, beware...

Another 90-point game has the Jayhawks easily into the Elite Eight. Oregon, beware

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Short-handed Oregon powers way back to the Elite Eight

The Ducks missed big man Chris Boucher against Michigan but came up big without him in the Sweet 16

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Oregon rallies late to beat URI, reach Midwest Regional

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Once the game ended and Oregon had narrowly advanced with a hard-fought NCAA Tournament win, Tyler Dorsey considered his two missed free throws with 3:36 left and how there might have been no celebrations at all.

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Sizzling second half shooting helps South Carolina upset Duke

Rakym Felder pitched in 15 points to help South Carolina upset Duke. Duke’s stay in the 2017 NCAA tournament was short-lived. After going into the locker room with a seven-point halftime lead, the second-seeded Blue Devils were blitzed in the second hal

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Kentucky's two clutch blocked shots foil Wichita State's bid for revenge

Three years after unbeaten Wichita State fell to talent-laden, underseeded Kentucky in a classic second-round matchup, the Shockers couldn’t quite get the revenge they craved. With no timeouts remaining and the shot clock under 10, Markis McDuffie trie

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Michigan beats Louisville, continues memorable March run behind frontcourt scoring

Moritz Wagner had 26 points in Michigan’s win. Michigan, which hasn’t lost since the first day of the month, used a second-half comeback to storm past Louisville to a 73-69 victory in the second round of the NCAA tournament Sunday. With Derrick Walto

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Villanova falls to Wisconsin, takes all the brackets with it

Twitter is in mourning after the Badgers upset last year's reigning champs, leaving the CBS and ESPN brackets looking like Swiss cheese.

Sports | 2017 March Madness

USC topples SMU to advance from the First Four to the second round

At this time last week, USC wasn’t even sure if it had done enough to make the NCAA tournament. Now the Trojans are headed to the second round for the first time in eight years. Stewart’s corner 3-pointer proved to be the decisive blow in the 11th-se

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A Mathematician Confronts March Madness - The New Yorker

Charles Bethea on this year’s March Madness N.C.A.A. basketball tournament, and the number theories that surround its brackets.

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Michigan's victory over Oklahoma State was the tournament's most fun game so far

When the selection committee pitted Michigan against Oklahoma State in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the showdown between two of the nation’s five most efficient offenses figured to be one of the most compelling games of the opening weekend. T

Sports | 2017 March Madness

Middle Tennessee beats Minnesota for a March Madness upset that wasn't really an upset

After Princeton and UNC Wilmington came up short, Middle Tennessee came through with the 12-5 upset. Middle Tennessee, the No. 12 seed in the South region, outplayed Minnesota from opening tip to final buzzer and took out the fifth-seeded Golden Gophers

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Surprise contributor helps send North Carolina back to the Final Four | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Theo Pinson's stats were modest, but he was the catalyst for the Tar Heels' game-changing 12-0 surge.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Top seed Virginia blows 16-point lead, Syracuse heads to Final Four - CBSSports.com

One of the most dramatic, unexpected comebacks in Elite Eight history unfolded at the United Center on Sunday. And now Jim Boeheim and the 10th-seeded Orange are headed to Houston for the Final Four.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Kansas crumbles in crazy final minutes, Villanova heads to Final Four - CBSSports.com

Villanova led for much of the game, but Kansas kept things interesting all night. It was a questionable foul call at the end of the game that people will be talking about.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Oklahoma rides hot hand of Buddy Hield to the Final Four | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Sooners beat Oregon on Saturday to return to the national semifinals for the first time since 2002.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

UNC playing like the dominant team this season has lacked | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Tar Heels rolled into the Elite Eight because their offense got whatever it wanted against Indiana.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Tony Bennett finally breaks the door down, gets Virginia to the Elite Eight - CBSSports.com

Tony Bennett is one of the best coaches in college basketball, and he finally proved it by reaching his first Elite Eight on Friday night.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Demetrius Jackson steals an Elite Eight trip for Notre Dame | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Junior guard scored six points and came up with two steals in the final 20 seconds for the Fighting Irish.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Syracuse's block after controversial call seals victory, Elite Eight bid - CBSSports.com

Syracuse guard Trevor Cooney was called out of bounds on a crucial late play but Tyler Lydon blocked Gonzaga's shot to win to send the Orange to the Sweet 16.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

WATCH: Wisconsin player 'channels inner Steph Curry' for buzzer-beater - CBSSports.com

Bronson Koenig hit sixth threes against Xavier to send Wisconsin back to the Sweet Sixteen.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

UNI collapses as Texas A&M rallies from double digits in final 30 seconds, wins in OT | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Two Northern Iowa starters fouled out in overtime and the Aggies depth finally won the day.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Notre Dame's run of heart-stoppers during March Madness continues - CBSSports.com

"Are you kidding me? Are you freakin' kidding me? That was unbelievable," Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said. "God, that was fun."

Sports | 2016 March Madness

No. 1 seed UNC beats Providence 85-66 to reach Sweet 16

All season long, North Carolina coach Roy Williams and his players have endured questions of whether the Tar Heels have enough intensity and fight to live up to their potential in March. Brice Johnson had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and North Carolina pull

Sports | 2016 March Madness

March Madness 2016: Indiana beats Kentucky in battle of powerhouses - CBSSports.com

Indiana coach Tom Crean entered the 2015-16 season on the hot seat. He's going to leave it with a Big Ten regular season title and at least a trip to the Sweet 16.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Selden, Ellis send Kansas past UConn to Sweet 16, 73-61 win - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Devonte' Graham dribbled into the UConn end and lobbed a pass that Wayne Selden Jr. stretched to catch with one hand. The Jayhawks finally had some fun with a second-round NCAA Tournament game. Selden and Perry Ellis carried Kansas on a

Sports | 2016 March Madness

March Madness 2016: Duke in Sweet 16 after surviving scare from Yale - CBSSports.com

Grayson Allen had 29 points and Brandon Ingram had 25 as Duke beat Yale 71-64 in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Gonzaga making doubters look dumb as Bulldogs roll into Sweet 16 | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Domantas Sabonis dominated his matchup with Utah big man Jakob Poeltl leading Gonzaga to easy win.

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Northern Iowa beats Texas on instant-classic half-court heave at buzzer | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Northern Iowa had only 2.7 seconds to try for the win and Paul Jesperson delivered an all-time great shot.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

There are no perfect CBS Sports brackets after Michigan State's loss - CBSSports.com

The final CBS Sports NCAA Tournament March Madness bracket was busted thanks to Michigan State's crazy upset.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

No. 14 Stephen F. Austin upset West Virginia 70-56

NEW YORK (AP) Thomas Walkup scored 33 points and 14th-seeded Stephen F. Austin faced down West Virginia's full-court pressure with some of its own in-your-face defense, pulling off a rugged, 70-56 first-round upset of the third-seeded Mountaineers Friday

Sports | 2016 March Madness

MTSU stuns Michigan State in one of the biggest tourney upsets of all time | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Blue Raiders held national player of the year candidate Denzel Valentine to 13 points.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

How No. 13 Hawaii scored its first-ever NCAA Tournament win over No. 4 Cal - CBSSports.com

Hawaii won an NCAA tournament game for the first time in program history by beating Cal by 11 in the latest upset from March Madness.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Almost everyone's bracket is already busted It only took 7 hours of NCAA tournament action for 99 percent of Yahoo Sport

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Sports | 2016 March Madness

Arkansas-Little Rock sends Purdue packing early once again | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Senior guard Josh Hagins hit clutch shot after clutch shot to lead the Trojans to their 30th win this season.

Sports | 2016 March Madness

Yale gets first-ever NCAA Tournament win in upset of No. 5 Baylor - CBSSports.com

Yale outlasted a late push from Baylor to notch its first-ever NCAA tournament victory.

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Here are this year's six biggest NCAA tournament snubs | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Saint Mary's, Monmouth and Valparaiso were all left out while Vanderbilt, Syracuse and Michigan slipped in.

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The five toughest decisions facing the selection committee | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Who will get the final No. 1 seeds? Does Wichita State belong in the field? What about Monmouth?

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Duke wins its fifth national title with 68-63 win over Wisconsin - CBSSports.com

A riveting title game for the ages between two No. 1 seeds played out on Monday night inside Lucas Oil Stadium.

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National championship gets dream matchup in Okafor vs. Kaminsky - CBSSports.com

While Wisconsin's Final Four win over Kentucky deprived fans of what could have been the most highly anticipated game in the history of college basketball, it did give us an individual matchup for the ages. Frank Kaminsky vs. Jahlil Okafor.

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2015 Final Four aftermath: Early Wisconsin-Duke title game preview - CBSSports.com

An early look at Wisconsin and Duke's battle for the 2015 NCAA Tournament title on Monday night in Indianapolis.