Tag: NCAA Tournament

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA is giving Indiana an exclusive ticket to showcase March Madness and the basketball-crazed state can’t wait to take center stage this spring. The NCAA announced Monday that its showcase event…

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Lute Olson, the Hall of Fame coach who turned Arizona into a college basketball powerhouse, has died. He was 85. Olson’s family said he died Thursday evening. The cause of death…

Eddie Sutton, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament, died Saturday. He was 84. Sutton’s…

Canceling March Madness because of the coronavirus pandemic will cost the NCAA about $375 million that it would have distributed to 350 schools across the nation. Some will be able to absorb the losses better…

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — The final gate swung shut at 5:29 p.m. Thursday at the Charlotte Sports Park. There were no more fans and, for the time being, no more spring training games for Major…

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak has abruptly roused the University of Dayton’s men’s basketball team, and the city it uplifted, from a dream of a season. The 29-2 Flyers, ranked No. 3 in…

The NCAA basketball tournaments are on — for now — though the buzzer-beaters, upsets and all the other shining moments will take place in mostly empty arenas. Trying to avoid spreading the new coronavirus that…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas hasn’t lost since Baylor stunned the Jayhawks in Allen Fieldhouse in January, that run of excellence driving coach Bill Self’s squad to another regular-season Big 12 title and…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Hour by hour now, it seems, the COVID-19 coronavirus creeps further into our collective consciousness … and range. With that has emerged a sense of flux from which precious little appears…

Imagine an NCAA Tournament with no fans in the arenas. What normally would be thought an impossibility isn’t so far-fetched as the United States and the rest of the world attempt to contain the spread…