• NCAA academic case hovers over UNC at another Final Four

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham has stopped trying to project when the NCAA case tied to the school’s multi-year academic scandal will reach a conclusion.

  • Carolina (North) your tour guide for this year’s Final Four

    PHOENIX (AP) — Consider North Carolina the tour guide at this year’s Final Four. The Tar Heels will be making their record 20th trip, and most of the players on this year’s roster were on hand last season to find out all about the agony of coming oh-so close to winning it all.

  • Zags, Ducks give West Coast flair to Final Four in Phoenix

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Dorsey had just led Oregon to its first Final Four in nearly eight decades when he looked into a TV camera and passed along a very simple message to all those East Coast fans.

  • Final 4 court assembled in Arizona’s NFL stadium

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Eight days before the competition begins, a shiny new basketball court has been laid in place for the Final Four.

  • NCAA games expected to increase traffic on I-10 in Phoenix

    PHOENIX (AP) — Transportation officials are advising Phoenix-area residents to start thinking about ways to cope with increased traffic on Interstate 10 when the NCAA holds the last games of the men’s basketball tournament in Glendale.