Basketball

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Howland Holds News Conference To Thank UCLA Players, Staff

Ousted UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland, who was fired two days after the Bruins were eliminated from this year’s NCAA tournament, held a press conference Monday afternoon.

03/26/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 24: Tyler Thornton #3 and Rasheed Sulaimon #14 of the Duke Blue Devils celebrate in the second half while taking on the Creighton Bluejays during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Center on March 24, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Duke Tops Creighton 66-50 Takes On MSU In Sweet Sixteen

Doug McDermott scuffled for open looks and usually missed when he did get them.

03/25/2013

Victor Oladipo #4 of the Indiana Hoosiers drives to the basket against Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson #32 and Khalif Wyatt #1 of the Temple Owls. (Credit: Jason Miller, Getty)

Indiana Holds Off Temple 58-52 To Reach Sweet 16

Victor Oladipo hit a key 3-pointer with 13 seconds remaining and Indiana, minutes away from being the second No. 1 seed to be swept from the NCAA tournament, held off Temple 58-52 on Sunday in the East Regional.

03/24/2013

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates in the second half against the Memphis Tigers during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 23, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

MSU Beats Memphis 70-48, Move To Round Of 16

Gary Harris scored a team high 23 points helping the Michigan State Spartans to advance to the round of 16 after beating the Memphis Tigers 70-48 on Saturday during third round play at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

03/23/2013

Mitch McGary #4 of the Michigan Wolverines drives in the first half against Treveon Graham #21 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams during the third round of the 2013 NCAA  Men's Basketball Tournament at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 23, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Michigan Sails By VCU 78-53

Mitch McGary scored a game high 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Michigan Wolverines beat the Virginia Commonwealth Rams 78-53 during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at The Palace of Auburn Hills Saturday.

03/23/2013

Eddie Murray #23 of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles celebrates after they won 78-68 against the Georgetown Hoyas during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Center on March 22, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Floria Gulf Coast Upsets No. 2 Seed Georgetown 78-68

Sherwood Brown scored 24 points and Bernard Thompson had 23 to lead Florida Gulf Coast to an incredible NCAA tournament debut, a 78-68 win over second-seeded Georgetown on Friday night in the second round of the South Regional.

03/23/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - MARCH 03: Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans talks with head coach Tom Izzo during the second half while playing the Michigan Wolverines at Crisler Center on March 3, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 58-57. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Memphis Tops St. Mary’s; Takes On MSU Saturday

When D.J. Stephens is dunking and blocking shots, Memphis looks like a team that could make an extended run in this NCAA tournament.

03/22/2013

AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 21: Briante Weber #2 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams drives for a shot attempt against the Akron Zips during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 21, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

VCU Smashes Akron; Michigan Next

VCU was at its best, pressing, running — and winning with ease.

03/22/2013

Kelly Olynyk #13 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs with the ball against Javan Mitchell #44 of the Southern University Jaguars in the second half during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at EnergySolutions Arena on March 21, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Gonzaga Pulls Out 64-58 Win Over Southern

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It was every frontrunner’s nightmare. Top-seeded Gonzaga ran into a No. 16 seed that wasn’t playing like one, a crowd itching for an upset and the very real prospect of […]

03/22/2013

Gorgui Dieng #10 and Luke Hancock #11 of the Louisville Cardinals go up for a rebound against the North Carolina A&T Aggies during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Rupp Arena on March 21, 2013 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Top Seed Louisville Rolls To 79-48 Rout Of NC A&T

Russ Smith scored 23 points and set a Louisville NCAA tournament record with a career-high eight steals, and Peyton Siva had eight assists as the Cardinals demolished North Carolina A&T 79-48 on Thursday night.

03/22/2013

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