• Key injuries could derail South Carolina, Notre Dame women

    NEW YORK (AP) — South Carolina and Notre Dame both survived upset bids in the second round of the women’s NCAA Tournament.

  • Tipping Off: On to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament

    It’s on to the weekend that many consider the defining mark of a season. Reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament and a season is a success. Two wins from the Final Four and all the weekday games are in prime time.

  • Mabrey scores 21 as Notre Dame survives Purdue 88-82 in OT

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored 21 points, Arike Ogunbowale added 18 and No. 1 seed Notre Dame survived playing the second half without leading scorer Brianna Turner to beat ninth-seeded Purdue 88-82 in overtime Sunday night, advancing to the Sweet 16.

  • Florida State beats Missouri to reach Sweet 16

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Whatever adjustments Shakayla Thomas makes at halftime, it takes Florida State’s game up another level.

  • Cline leads Richmond past Oakland 87-83 in NIT

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — T.J. Cline scored 25 points, including the clinching free throws with four seconds left, and Richmond defeated Oakland 87-83 on Sunday night in the second round of the NIT.

  • Miami, Quinnipiac ready for shot at Sweet 16

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami coach Katie Meier and Quinnipiac coach Tricia Fabbri spent time together in Portugal last summer, talking about their teams and getting to know each other while watching a European tournament.

  • Matchup inside will be key when Oklahoma faces Washington

    SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s Chantel Osahor and Oklahoma’s Vionise Pierre-Louis are two of the more skilled, unique post players in the country, each with the ability to take over a game in their own way.

  • Louisville’s Mike Balado ready to coach Arkansas State

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Louisville assistant coach Mike Balado is set to become Arkansas State’s basketball coach.

  • Big Ten rides NCAA Tournament surge with 3 teams in Sweet 16

    This down year for Big Ten basketball might just end on an up note in the NCAA Tournament.

  • Wagner’s big game sends Michigan past Louisville in NCAAs

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Moe Wagner scored a career-high 26 points and spurred a furious second-half rally to send Michigan past second-seeded Louisville 73-69 on Sunday and into the Sweet 16.