NCAA

Baylor beats undefeated Gonzaga to win men’s Championship

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The fresh-as-can-be Baylor Bears obliterated wobbly-legged Gonzaga’s march to perfection in an 86-70 runaway in the national title game. It brought this once-downtrodden program’s first national title back home to Waco, Texas. Jared Butler scored 22 points and MaCio Teague had 19 for the Bears, who were ranked second or third in the AP poll all year…

Arizona refused to be counted out until last shot

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Aari McDonald’s small shoulders carried Arizona through a rebuilding project to the brink of a national championship. Her last second shot couldn’t carry the Wildcats to the title as they fell 54-53 to Stanford in the final. But the program that has been routinely overlooked and was on the bottom of the Pac-12 just four years…

No. 11 UCLA beats ‘Bama 88-78 in OT to reach Elite Eight

Alabama forward Alex Reese (3) reacts to a play against UCLA in the first half of a Sweet 16 game in the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jaime Jaquez Jr. scored 17 points, hitting two big jumpers early in overtime, and No. 11 seed UCLA…

Alabama women fall to 2-seed Maryland

SAN ANTONIO — Maryland and its offensive juggernaut are rolling fast and easy into the Sweet 16, getting 19 points from Angel Reese and overwhelming Alabama 100-64. The second-seeded Terrapins came into the women’s NCAA Tournament with the nation’s highest-scoring offense and have yet to take their foot off the gas. The Terps are averaging 99 points in their two tournament…

Alabama men cruise past Maryland into Sweet 16

INDIANAPOLIS – The No. 2 seed Alabama men’s basketball team found its shooting touch by knocking down 16-of-33 three-pointers on its way to a dominating 96-77 victory Monday night over No. 10 seed Maryland to reach the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16. The Crimson Tide set NCAA Tournament program records for threes made and attempted while reaching the Sweet 16 for the…

Troy women fall in heartbreaker to Texas A&M

AUSTIN, Texas – More. Than. Champions. That’s the mantra of the 2020-21 Troy Trojans women’s basketball program. Never was that mantra on display better than Monday night on national television (ESPN2) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Despite giving the No. 4 ranked and second seeded Texas A&M Aggies program everything they could handle for 40 minutes and…

Alabama women advance with win against North Carolina

SAN ANTONIO – Jordan Lewis had a career day to lead seventh-seeded Alabama to an 80-71 victory over 10th-seeded North Carolina in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament on Monday in the Alamodome. Lewis logged a near triple-double with a career-high 32 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. She was one-point shy of tying the program’s…

Division I Basketball is set to begin on November 25th

The Division I Council approved moving the first contest date in Division I men’s and women’s basketball to Nov. 25 for the 2020-21 season. No exhibition games or closed scrimmages will be allowed before that date. Moving the start date back from Nov. 10 is intended to have contests begin when at least three-quarters of Division I schools will have…

Big Ten Announces Postponement of Football to the Spring

The Big Ten has joined the Pac-12, the Mountain West and the Mid-American Conference in postponing fall sports. Here is the official statement from the Big Ten on the postponement of Football to the Spring: The Big Ten Conference announced the postponement of the 2020-21 fall sports season, including all regular-season contests and Big Ten Championships and Tournaments, due to ongoing…

Taulia Tagovailoa is set to enter the NCAA Transfer Portal

Alabama Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa Is Entering The NCAA Transfer Portal. The Sophomore Is Of Course The Younger Brother Of Tua Who Now Plays For The Miami Dolphins. Taulia Would Have Been Competing With Veteran Mac Jones And And 5 Star Newcomer Bryce Young. He Finished His Alabama Career With 9 Completions For 100 Yards And A Touchdown. We’ll Keep You…