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Complete coverage of the NCAA Tournament leading up to the Final Four in Atlanta, including game stories, photos and an updated bracket.

Burke leads Michigan past Kansas in overtime

ARLINGTON, Texas -- It seemed Kansas needed only one more play to ice a Sweet 16 victory over Michigan.. Wolverines guard Trey Burke had other plans.. Burke hit a clutch, game-tying 3-pointer with 4.3 seconds left in regulation, then hit two more key baskets in overtime to lead

Smith scores 31 to send Louisville to Elite Eight

INDIANAPOLIS -- Supercharged point guard Russ Smith was great on Good Friday, slicing through the Oregon Ducks for 31 points to send top-seeded Louisville to the East Regional final with a 77-69 win at Lucas Oil Stadium.. Oregon practiced against six defenders to prepare for Louisville's frenetic full-court

Preview: Michigan St vs. Duke

Preview: Michigan St vs. Duke. Few teams have experienced more success in Indianapolis during NCAA Tournament play than Duke and Michigan State. Two of college basketball's premier programs look to continue their incredible run in that city Friday when the second-seeded Blue Devils face third-seeded Michigan State in

Preview: Oregon vs. Louisville

Preview: Oregon vs. Louisville. As impressive as Oregon was in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, the 12th-seeded Ducks will need to be even better when they face No. 1 seed Louisville in the Midwest Region semifinal Friday in Indianapolis. Oregon advanced to the Sweet 16 for

Preview: Michigan vs. Kansas

Preview: Michigan vs. Kansas. Michigan makes its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 since 1994, taking on top-seeded Kansas on Friday in Arlington, Tex. The Jayhawks are no stranger to the second week, reaching the Sweet 16 for the seventh time in 10 seasons under coach Bill

Preview: Florida Gulf Coast vs. Florida

Preview: Florida Gulf Coast vs. Florida. The NCAA could not have picked a more appropriate venue than Cowboys Stadium to host the South Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The home of America's team will become the domain for America's newest darlings when upstart Florida Gulf Coast plays in-state powerhouse

Wichita State advances with win over La Salle

LOS ANGELES -- Wichita State blitzed the La Salle Explorers right out of the gate and advanced to its first Elite Eight in 32 years with a 72-58 win in the NCAA Tournament West Regional Sweet 16 on Thursday night at Staples Center.. The Shockers, who knocked off No. 1 Gonzaga

Syracuse dispatches No. 1 seed Indiana

WASHINGTON -- The Verizon Center was a house of horrors for Syracuse on March 9 when the Orange lost by 22 points to host and Big East rival Georgetown.. But back here less than weeks later, No. 4 seed Syracuse punched a ticket to the East Regional final and the Elite

LaQuinton's 3-pointer lifts Ohio State past Arizona

Ohio State's LaQuinton Ross drained a deep 3-pointer with two seconds left to lift the Buckeyes to the Elite Eight with a 73-70 win over Arizona on Thursday night at Staples Center.

Marquette rolls past Miami 71-61 to reach Elite Eight

Junior reserve Jamil Wilson had 16 points and Vander Blue and Davante Gardner added 14 as No. 3 seed Marquette, with four players in double figures, beat No. 2 seed Miami 71-61 on Thursday in the East Region semifinals at the Verizon Center.

Preview: Arizona vs. Ohio State

Preview: Arizona vs. Ohio State. The longstanding friendship between Arizona coach Sean Miller and Ohio State coach Thad Matta will be set aside Thursday when the sixth-seeded Wildcats and No. 2 Buckeyes collide in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 in Los Angeles. Miller and Matta became friends while serving

Preview: Marquette vs. Miami (Fla.)

Preview: Marquette vs. Miami (Fla.). (Updated: Adds injury to Miami C Johnson in lede ABOUT MIAMI: Adds possibility Johnson could play in Final Four). After both survived scares last weekend, the road will end for either third-seeded Marquette or second-seeded Miami when they clash Thursday in the NCAA

Preview: Wichita State vs. La Salle

Preview: Wichita State vs. La Salle. Either Wichita State or La Salle will be playing for a spot in the Final Four. The ninth-seeded Shockers and 13th-seeded Explorers are unlikely opponents in Thursday's Sweet 16 contest in Los Angeles and the winner advances to Saturday's West Regional final

Preview: Syracuse vs. Indiana

Preview: Syracuse vs. Indiana. It has been more than a quarter-century since Indiana and Syracuse created one of the most memorable finishes in national championship history. The two basketball powers will meet again in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since - this time in the East Regional semifinals

Report: Sun Belt adding Georgia Southern, Appalachian State

Appalachian State and Georgia Southern, both of whom are stepping up to FBS classification in football, will join the Sun Belt Conference in all sports beginning in 2015, ESPN's Brett McMurphy reported.. The two programs are moving out of FCS (formerly Division I-AA) status and will be ineligible for