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Fearlessness factor: Producing in the clutch in NCAA tourney
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It's the closing seconds of a tight game in the NCAA Tournament and the coach needs someone to take a big shot....

Women's basketball regional attendance at 20-year low
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DALLAS (AP) -- There were a lot of empty seats at the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament regionals....

Gonzaga athletic director is co-architect of hoops success
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- You might say Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth has tunnel vision....

78 years ago, Oregon's Tall Firs won the 1st NCAA Tournament
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The historical significance of Oregon's return to the Final Four was not lost on coach Dana Altman....

John Wooden's UCLA set standard for being No. 1 in AP poll
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The programs that bleed blue have dominated when it comes to being No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll - though the shades of the color have varied....

Tennessee's Barnes: Gut feeling Gonzaga will win NCAA title
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee coach Rick Barnes has faced every team in the Final Four and has a prediction regarding a potential championship game matchup....

UConn, South Carolina, Miss State and Stanford in Final Four
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies have been on an unprecedented Final Four run, making it there 10 straight years....

Tipping Off: Second half of Final Four field to be decided
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Half the women's Final Four field is complete after two thrilling games....

Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Roy Williams went all "Gone With the Wind" when a player asked about his North Carolina Tar Heels making the last shot Sunday to edge Kentucky to the Final Four....

South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Sindarius Thornwell scored 26 points and South Carolina earned its first trip to the Final Four with a 77-70 victory over Florida on Sunday....

Gonzaga players take unusual journeys to Final Four
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Like a top soccer team, Gonzaga built a title contender by dipping into the transfer market....

Oregon needs monumental upset to reach Final Four
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Oregon coach Kelly Graves planned a trip with his family in January to watch the men's Final Four next week....

Gonzaga's national title chance a breakthrough moment
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Gonzaga had great players go through Spokane, great teams that won year after year, laying the foundation for the program's big breakthrough this season....

Oregon beats Kansas 74-60 to punch Final Four ticket
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Oregon lost one of its best players to an injury just before the NCAA Tournament, had to survive two nail-biters to reach the Midwest Regional finals, and then faced a top-seeded Kansas team that had romped to the brink of the Final Four....

Top-seeded South Carolina overwhelms upset-minded Quinnipiac
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STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) -- Sure, South Carolina knew a little something about Quinnipiac's surprising NCAA Tournament run as Connecticut's other Sweet 16 team....


Latest Women's Stories
Women's basketball regional attendance at 20-year low

No. 1 South Carolina follows men's team, reaches Final Four

UConn, South Carolina, Miss State and Stanford in Final Four

Plum unanimous choice as AP women's basketball All-American

Tipping Off: Second half of Final Four field to be decided

Stanford rallies, edges Notre Dame 76-75 to reach Final Four

Oregon needs monumental upset to reach Final Four

Florida State brings its defense to defeat Oregon State

Top-seeded South Carolina overwhelms upset-minded Quinnipiac

UConn advances to regional final with 86-71 win over UCLA

Latest Men's Stories
Fearlessness factor: Producing in the clutch in NCAA tourney

Postseason success for Kentucky, UNC back AP Top 100 perches

Gonzaga athletic director is co-architect of hoops success

78 years ago, Oregon's Tall Firs won the 1st NCAA Tournament

NCAA referee is target of death threats after Kentucky loss

NCAA academic case hovers over UNC at another Final Four

John Wooden's UCLA set standard for being No. 1 in AP poll

AP Top 25 polls highlight Top 100 all-time in college hoops

Tennessee's Barnes: Gut feeling Gonzaga will win NCAA title

Harry Giles leaves Duke after 1 year to enter NBA draft