• Baylor women 9th straight Sweet 16 after 86-46 win over Cal
Baylor women 9th straight Sweet 16 after 86-46 win over Cal

You see it in the SC coach's press conferences. "They imposed their will defensively upon the basketball game, plain and simple", Seth Greenberg said. The Gamecocks (25-10) surrounded All-American Johnathan Motley and tried to pressure every touch he got, holding him to 18 points on 8-of-17 shooting.

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  • SC ends Baylor's season in Sweet Sixteen
SC ends Baylor's season in Sweet Sixteen

An apology from me and the rest of the college basketball world that dismissed SC as a contender to make a run in the 2017 NCAA Tournament. SC vs Baylor scores and results will be posted here. Sindarius Thornwell , one of the stars of this year's March Madness, played at Lancaster before joining the Gamecocks. "For us to be able to play against a...

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  • Francis alum headed to Elite Eight
Francis alum headed to Elite Eight

The team came up with burning the calendar to put February in the past. Markkanen did not attempt a shot in the last 11 minutes of the second half as 11th-seeded Xavier pulled off an improbable 73-71 upset of the second-seeded Wildcats. Trier was upfront and honest about this being the last game of the season when he faced reporters in the locker r...

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  • India vs Australia 4th Test team news and playing XI
India vs Australia 4th Test team news and playing XI

However, only a win for India will give them the coveted trophy. And Australia's plans for this tour of India - a campaign of which Smith is immensely proud regardless of what happens in the final Test in Dharamsala - have been coming together since they were humiliated with a 0-3 defeat in Sri Lanka past year.

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  • United States vs Honduras
United States vs Honduras

Local product Sebastian Lletget opened the scoring in the fifth minute, and veterans Michael Bradley (27th minute) and Dempsey (32nd minute) boosted the lead before halftime. With that in mind and wishing to keep a consistent standard for the USMNT, anything less than six points is a failure, especially given the touted depth.

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  • North Carolina's Joel Berry II
North Carolina's Joel Berry II "close to 100%" after ankle injury

Note: All times Eastern, some start times approximate. A common theme of Butler losses was poor shooting on 3s, and they finished 8-of-28 (29 percent). They were tough defensively and effective offensively. "We have to get up and down the floor like we want", Berry said. "But a lot of moments I hope we never forget".

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  • Fri: Mercedes, Ferrari, Red Bull
Fri: Mercedes, Ferrari, Red Bull

The 32-year-old Englishman, who won two of his three titles in a Mercedes that has dominated the sport for the past three years, believes new regulations have levelled the playing field and that he will now have to vie with Ferrari and Red Bull for the championship.

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  • Sweet 16 Predictions, And Beyond
Sweet 16 Predictions, And Beyond

Staying in the East Regional, it was an incredible weekend for SC, which got the benefit of a home state crowd on the way to beating Marquette and Duke for its first NCAA Tournament wins and first trip to the Sweet 16 since 1973. Last Sunday we all said UNC needs Joel Berry and Justin Jackson to shoot well to make a run deep into the tournament...

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  • Michigan's charmed run continues into Sweet 16 with upset of Louisville
Michigan's charmed run continues into Sweet 16 with upset of Louisville

Once it became clear that SC was in this thing, the fans wearing Garnet and Black were joined by those in Carolina Blue in rooting for the Blue Devils to bow out early. SC (24-10): Kotsar 0-3 0-0 0, Silva 6-12 5-5 17, Notice 6-8 3-3 17, Thornwell 6-14 9-12 24, Dozier 5-12 1-1 11, Keita 0-2 0-1 0, Felder 2-5 9-10 15, Gravett 0-3 0-0 0, McKie 2-4 0-0...

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  • Gamecocks Chop Down Duke — FT Roundup
Gamecocks Chop Down Duke — FT Roundup

The Gamecocks rushed to their fans when things were over, celebrating one of the biggest wins in program history. SC has been a No. 1 seed four years in a row, winning its openers by an average of 34 points. For the 13th game in a row, Kentucky's fabulous freshmen had their hands all over another win. Even when SC found open space, its inability ...

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  • Arkansas hurt by controversial calls against North Carolina
Arkansas hurt by controversial calls against North Carolina

A 17-point lead evaporated as Roy Williams ran out of offensive options - until assistant C.B. McGrath suggested a play out of a late timeout, and Jackson fed Hicks on a slipscreen for an easy dunk that brought the Tar Heels within one. He made sure it wasn't something that hung over his game for long. UNC's Brett Daniels (1-0) earned the win i...

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  • No. 2 seed Louisville faces MI in coaching rematch
No. 2 seed Louisville faces MI in coaching rematch

MI opened the action on Saturday by upsetting No. 2 Louisville to advance to the Sweet 16. The Michigan Wolverines advanced to the Sweet 16 on Sunday afternoon with a 73-69 win over the Louisville Cardinals. Joe White: On Thursday, Michigan basketball answered my biggest question, which was "did they have anything left in the tank?" "He's not afr...

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  • Villanova Played Slowly-and Lost Quickly
Villanova Played Slowly-and Lost Quickly

They had no interest in souvenirs. "I appreciated it all", Jenkins said. March can be just as cruel as it can be exhilarating. Much has been made about that seeding, as well as the seeding of many others in this tournament field. In a tense, tightly contested game throughout, Wisconsin went on a 15-5 run to close out the matchup, scoring key buck...

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  • Penn State Faces Pivotal Matchup in Opening Round of Big Ten Tournament
Penn State Faces Pivotal Matchup in Opening Round of Big Ten Tournament

It took 10 more minutes for their freshmen to flip it entirely. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind . - In an offensive slugfest Friday (March 17), the No. 23-ranked University of MI men's basketball team held off Oklahoma State, 92-91, in an NCAA Tournament first-round game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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  • Golovkin vs Jacobs full fight video preview
Golovkin vs Jacobs full fight video preview

TWO WORLDS COLLIDE When is Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs , what TV channel is it on and what are the latest odds? Obviously, we would have to see Canelo win his fight against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Jacobs kept his hands busy as Golovkin tried to land a knockout punch. He's an indestructible force and has faced better competition than Jacobs...

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  • Ireland stand in way of England beating world record
Ireland stand in way of England beating world record

Eddie Jones ( England): "Any team that beats the All Blacks is a very good team , so we know that and most teams in the Six Nations have one big performance". We haven't won the Six Nations for a long time and it means an very bad amount to all of the girls. Ireland weren't helped by the absence of their talismanic half-backs.

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  • Prep star Vasturia helps spark Notre Dame's win over Princeton
Prep star Vasturia helps spark Notre Dame's win over Princeton

Elijah Macon, Esa Ahmad and Lamont West all played well in the paint in the opener, and Philip was able to drive to the hoop all game. The team Notre Dame has faced this season that is most similar to West Virginia was Florida State , Brey said.

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  • Dwayne Bacon gives Dunk City a taste of their own medicine
Dwayne Bacon gives Dunk City a taste of their own medicine

SOMETHING TO PROVE: South Florida is making its fourth NCAA appearance in the past five seasons and was a sixth seed the past two years. "A lot of changing the perception is on us", Hamilton said. Bacon finished just one rebound shy (9) of a double-double on a night when Florida State outrebounded the Eagles, 46-26. FGCU is best known for its " D...

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  • Barcelona fans react to drawing Juventus in Champions League on social media
Barcelona fans react to drawing Juventus in Champions League on social media

Atletico Madrid are in some ways the most menacing. We aren't favourites and against a team of their quality we shouldn't be. Let's take a quick look at how all four QF ties size up. Facing Ancelotti: "Carlo's a fantastic coach with vast experience". Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane was against the notion that they have an easy tie, say...

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  • Here's Evidence That March Madness Really Is a Popular Time for Vasectomies
Here's Evidence That March Madness Really Is a Popular Time for Vasectomies

What makes this accomplishment even more special is that Nowitzki is only the third player ever in history to score 30,000 points with a single team, the other players being Malone and Bryant. Geographically anyway. The Jayhawks will be in Tulsa for the opening rounds, 217 miles from their homecourt, and if they win, they'll only have to go 47 mi...

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  • Charlie's Choices: Dive into the NCAA madness!
Charlie's Choices: Dive into the NCAA madness!

Mar 5, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Kansas State Wildcats guard Kindred Wesemann (24) drives to the basket in front of West Virginia Mountaineers guard Jessica Morton (21) in the first quarter during the women's Big 12 conference tournament at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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  • Let the Madness Begin!… NCAA Tourney is Here
Let the Madness Begin!… NCAA Tourney is Here

Here is a guide to the "madness" that will unfold over the next-three weekends. The East Region also features No. 2 seed Duke, a controversial decision considering some analysts believed the Blue Devils belonged on the top line ahead of North Carolina.

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  • Duke has upper hand in battle of the blues
Duke has upper hand in battle of the blues

Overall, the Blue Devils lost three of their last four regular-season games, costing themselves a double-bye in Brooklyn . They hit some great catch-and-shoot shots that were exceptional. "It's obvious we have a lot of fun playing here", said junior guard Matt Farrell , a New Jersey native. We were fortunate enough to play in the semis in the Gar...

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  • UM Receives No. 7 Seed, Draws Oklahoma State for NCAA Opener
UM Receives No. 7 Seed, Draws Oklahoma State for NCAA Opener

With a middle-of-the pack seed, there will be no heavy expectations. Never quite with so much inexperience. Make it 20 in a row. He's not something we've had in the past. Wednesday's frightening situation involving the team plane sliding off a runway in Ann Arbor has been the story of the week, but surely MI was playing well enough already to mak...

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  • Liverpool's Burnley nightmare is the change Klopp needs to make
Liverpool's Burnley nightmare is the change Klopp needs to make

Liverpool v Burnley was originally scheduled to be the first game at Anfield with the new Main Stand - however due to a delay in completion the clubs switched the games around so that the reds travelled to Turf Moor back in August. They have built their entire Premier League survival strategy on their home form which has been pretty impressive....

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