Mavericks’ Mark Cuban calls NBA’s play-in tourney ‘enormous mistake’

Dallas Mavericks team governor Mark Cuban isn’t a fan of the NBA’s play-in tournament — and neither is his star player. After the team’s loss on Monday, superstar Luka Doncic explained his…

NCAA Men’s basketball tourney ref collapses during Gonzaga-USC game

During the Elite Eight matchup between Gonzaga and USC on Tuesday night, official Bert Smith collapsed on the floor and had to be taken off the basketball court on a stretcher. As…

NCAA tourney hits halfway point, still the field vs. Gonzaga

The Elite Eight marks the halfway point of the NCAA Tournament, but don’t blink. It has the shelf life of chicken nuggets. By the time your head hits the pillow…

Stanford felt ready for women’s tourney after nomadic year

When Stanford arrived for practice at a high school gym one afternoon in January and the lights were off, Kiana Williams couldn’t help but wonder if her team had now…

Stars pair up, deliver potent 1-2 punches in women’s tourney

Some of the best play in the women’s NCAA Tournament has come in pairs. From Michigan’s Leigha Brown taking the scoring burden off of Big Ten player of the year…

Northwestern women beat UCF 62-51, 1st tourney win since ’93

Lindsey Pulliam scored 25 points to lead seventh-seeded Northwestern to a 62-51 win over 10th-seeded UCF on Monday, the Wildcats’ first women’s NCAA Tournament victory in 28 years. Northwestern (16-8)…

Howard, Michigan roll past Texas Southern in NCAA tourney

Juwan Howard got the win in his first NCAA Tournament game since taking over at Michigan, guiding Mike Smith and the top-seeded Wolverines to an 82-66 victory over Texas Southern…

Florida State cold from deep, outlasts UNCG in NCAA tourney

Rayquan Gray scored 17 points and No. 4 seed Florida State began what it hopes will be another deep NCAA Tournament run under coach Leonard Hamilton, holding off 13th-seeded UNC…

Sister Jean bound for Loyola-Chicago tourney game after vaccine, NCAA clearance

Sister Jean’s prayers were answered on Tuesday. Jean Dolores Schmidt, better known as Sister Jean, was cleared to travel to Indiana to root on Loyola-Chicago as the Ramblers look to…

No. 7 Houston takes AAC tourney with 91-54 win over Cincy

Quentin Grimes scored 21 points with five 3-pointers, Marcus Sasser had 16 points and No. 7 Houston beat Cincinnati 91-54 on Sunday in the third consecutive American Athletic Conference tournament…