• 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.

  • South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70

    NEW YORK (AP) — It’s only right that South Carolina’s first trip to Final Four was earned through its defense.

  • Top-seeded South Carolina overwhelms upset-minded Quinnipiac

    STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Sure, South Carolina knew a little something about Quinnipiac’s surprising NCAA Tournament run as Connecticut’s other Sweet 16 team.

  • Not what was expected in East Regional semifinals

    NEW YORK (AP) — The folks at Madison Square Garden were drooling at the thought of a Duke-Villanova regional final. Two schools that consider the Garden a home away from home in a No. 1 seed vs. No. 2 seed dream matchup that would make MSG the place to be this weekend.

  • Coastal Carolina tops Illinois Chicago 89-78 in CBI semis

    CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Jaylen Shaw scored 22 points, Demario Beck had 18 with 10 rebounds and Coastal Carolina defeated Illinois Chicago 89-78 on Wednesday night in the semifinals of the College Basketball Invitational.

  • Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — During a night of vodka, cocaine, marijuana and video games, Joey Meek listened as a childhood buddy confided that he hated blacks so much he was going to kill them at a South Carolina church.

  • The Latest: 27-month sentence for friend of Dylann Roof

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of man who lied to FBI about Dylann Roof’s plan to massacre worshippers at a South Carolina church (all times local):

  • Oregon and Quinnipiac crash women’s Sweet 16 field

    NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon and Quinnipiac are crashing the Sweet 16.