Posts Tagged College basketball

Texas confirms split with Rick Barnes after 17 seasons

In this Feb. 2015, file photo, Texas head coach Rick Barnes calls to his players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State in Austin, Texas. Barnes, who shaped Texas into a national basketball power with three Big 12 championships and 16 NCAA Tournament appearances in 17 years, will be released after yet another quick exit from the postseason, people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas confirms that basketball coach Rick Barnes is out after 17 seasons with the Longhorns.

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Survived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66

Kentucky players celebrate with the regional championship trophy after a 68-66 win over Notre Dame in a college basketball game in the NCAA men's tournament regional finals, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — With everything at stake, Kentucky didn’t panic and played to perfection.

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Harwood woman creates fun-filled flash mob dance scenes

HARWOOD, Md. (AP) — Court side in the Comcast Center in College Park, the scene looked like hundreds of other University of Maryland home basketball games. The evening of Feb. 16, 2013, the opposing team was Duke.

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Wisconsin heads to Final Four after 85-78 win over Arizona

Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker (15) celebrates after Wisconsin beat Arizona 85-78 in a college basketball regional final in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. Wisconsin advances to the Final Four in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just call him Sam Dagger.

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No. 2 seed Tennessee beats No. 11 Gonzaga 73-69 in overtime

Tennessee players celebrate after winning a women's college basketball regional semifinal game against Gonzaga in the NCAA tournament, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. Tennessee won 73-69 in overtime. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Tennessee was having trouble sinking field goals but fortunately the free throws kept dropping and dropping.

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