No. 13 seed UC Irvine upsets Kansas State 70-64
No. 13 seed UC Irvine upsets Kansas State 70-64

Evan Leonard hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start a run of 12 straight points in the second half that sent No. 13 seed UC Irvine to a 70-64 victory over fourth-seeded Kansas State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Looking dangerous, No. 6 seed Buffalo breezes past ASU
Looking dangerous, No. 6 seed Buffalo breezes past ASU

Looking like a No. 6 seed no one wants to play, high-scoring Buffalo beat Arizona State and breezed into the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year.

5 hrs 57 mins ago
The NCAA Latest: Duke in close fight with North Dakota State
The NCAA Latest: Duke in close fight with North Dakota State

Cincinnati has managed to stay ahead in its first-round game against Iowa despite a subpar performance from Jarron Cumberland, the American Athletic's player of the year.

11 hrs 37 mins ago
Oregon extends March run with 72-54 win over Wisconsin
Oregon extends March run with 72-54 win over Wisconsin

Payton Pritchard scored 19 points, Kenny Wooten protected the rim with four blocks and 12th-seeded Oregon extended its surprising March run by beating No. 5 seed Wisconsin 72-54 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

6 hrs 7 mins ago
Healthy Killian Tillie makes Gonzaga tough to defend
Healthy Killian Tillie makes Gonzaga tough to defend

Gonzaga's Killian Tillie is finally healthy and making the top-seeded Zags better at both ends.

5 hrs 17 mins ago
Vandy fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 year, winless in SEC
Vandy fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 year, winless in SEC

Vanderbilt fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 season in which Commodores went winless in SEC.

14 hrs 37 mins ago
Correction: Southern Flood Threat story
Correction: Southern Flood Threat story

Scientists are warning that historic flooding could soon deluge parts of several southern states along the lower Mississippi River, where flood waters could persist for several weeks.

March 20th, 10:11 PM PDT
NCAA play resumes with all eyes on Zion Williamson, Duke
NCAA play resumes with all eyes on Zion Williamson, Duke

Opening NCAA round concludes with plenty of star power, notably Zion Williamson, Duke.

13 hrs 17 mins ago
Morant's triple-double leads Murray St upset over Marquette
Morant's triple-double leads Murray St upset over Marquette

Ja Morant dominated with a triple-double, the ninth in NCAA Tournament history, slicing up Marquette with 16 assists to go with 17 points and 11 rebounds as Murray State beat the fifth-seeded Golden Eagles 83-64 in first round of the NCAA Tournament.

March 21st, 4:31 PM PDT
No. 10 seed Florida stops Nevada comeback for 70-61 upset
No. 10 seed Florida stops Nevada comeback for 70-61 upset

Kevarrius Hayes scores 16, 10th-seeded Florida upsets Nevada with 70-61 win.

March 21st, 6:51 PM PDT
Defending NCAA champ Villanova holds off Saint Mary's
Defending NCAA champ Villanova holds off Saint Mary's

Phil Booth scored 20 points and defending champion Villanova began its title defense by holding off Saint Mary's 61-57 in the South Region.

March 21st, 7:11 PM PDT
Magee sets record, Wofford tops Seton Hall for 1st NCAA win
Magee sets record, Wofford tops Seton Hall for 1st NCAA win

Fletcher Magee set a collegiate record for 3-pointers and seventh-seeded Wofford beat Seton Hall 84-68 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

March 21st, 9:21 PM PDT
FDU senior fashions a beautiful ending to a terrible game
FDU senior fashions a beautiful ending to a terrible game

Despite the loss, Fairleigh Dickinson senior closes it out in style.

21 hrs 57 mins ago
Missed FTs, late pass cost NM State in 78-77 loss to Auburn
Missed FTs, late pass cost NM State in 78-77 loss to Auburn

Heartbreaker: Missed FTs, late pass cost NMex State in 78-77 loss to Auburn.

March 21st, 1:21 PM PDT
Kalscheur, Gophers knock off Louisville 86-76
Kalscheur, Gophers knock off Louisville 86-76

Freshman Gale Kalscheur scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half and 10th-seeeded Minnesota rolled past Louisville 86-76 in the opening round of the East Region, the Gophers' first win in the NCAA Tournament in six years.

March 21st, 12:01 PM PDT
Big defensive stop allows Maryland to escape Belmont, 79-77
Big defensive stop allows Maryland to escape Belmont, 79-77

Maryland's Darryl Morsell made a crucial defensive stop as Belmont went for a last-second upset in the NCAA Tournament, allowing the Terrapins to escape with a 79-77 victory in the East Regional.

March 21st, 3:21 PM PDT
Trump again knocks McCain as Republicans urge end to attacks
Trump again knocks McCain as Republicans urge end to attacks

Trump's latest tirade against John McCain comes after several leading Republicans defend the longtime Arizona senator.

March 20th, 9:31 PM PDT
Gillibrand seeks to improve asylum process for immigrants
Gillibrand seeks to improve asylum process for immigrants

Kirsten Gillibrand is pitching her ideas to improve the asylum process for immigrants while touring a law clinic at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that helps unaccompanied immigrant children.

March 21st, 5:01 PM PDT
Edwards leads Purdue past ODU 61-48 in 1st round of NCAA
Edwards leads Purdue past ODU 61-48 in 1st round of NCAA

Carsen Edwards scored 24 points and third-seeded Purdue coasted to a 61-48 victory against Old Dominion on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

March 21st, 9:33 PM PDT
NCAA Latest: Day 1 of tournament in the books
NCAA Latest: Day 1 of tournament in the books

Duke is the most popular pick in the online tournament pools, with North Carolina next.

March 21st, 9:21 AM PDT
Lawson carries Kansas over Northeastern 87-53 in Midwest
Lawson carries Kansas over Northeastern 87-53 in Midwest

Dedric Lawson had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Kansas dominated inside for an 87-53 rout over Northeastern in the opening round of the Midwest Region.

March 21st, 3:41 PM PDT
LSU, behind Skylar Mays, escapes 79-74 against Yale
LSU, behind Skylar Mays, escapes 79-74 against Yale

Skylar Mays scored 19 points, including four free throws in the final 15 seconds, and third-seeded and embattled LSU did just enough to beat 14th-seeded Yale 79-74 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

March 21st, 12:31 PM PDT
AP Top 25 Podcast: Overachievers and underachievers for 2019
AP Top 25 Podcast: Overachievers and underachievers for 2019

Don't let the brackets fool you. The latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast digs into some spring football story lines and takes an early look on which teams meet fall short of expectations next season. And which ones could overachiever.

March 21st, 2:51 PM PDT
Kabengele, Mann lead 4th-seed FSU over hot-shooting Vermont
Kabengele, Mann lead 4th-seed FSU over hot-shooting Vermont

Mfiondu Kabengele had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Florida State held off a barrage of 3-pointers from 13th-seeded Vermont in a 76-69 victory in the opening round of the NCAA West Regional.

March 21st, 2:01 PM PDT
Hoops fans line up to bet (legally) on March Madness tourney
Hoops fans line up to bet (legally) on March Madness tourney

College basketball fans are lining up at casinos and racetracks and furiously tapping smartphone screens to get down bets on March Madness in many states where sports betting is legal for the first time.

March 21st, 9:51 AM PDT
Judge blocks laws limiting powers of Wisconsin governor
Judge blocks laws limiting powers of Wisconsin governor

A judge has issued a temporary injunction blocking Wisconsin Republicans' contentious lame-duck laws limiting the powers of Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul, both Democrats.

March 21st, 10:21 AM PDT
Citing cash woes, R Kelly asks judge for OK to fly to Dubai
Citing cash woes, R Kelly asks judge for OK to fly to Dubai

Cash-strapped R&B singer R. Kelly wants a judge to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, saying he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex-abuse charges.

March 20th, 1:01 PM PDT
Calipari: Washington out for NCAA opener with sprained foot
Calipari: Washington out for NCAA opener with sprained foot

Kentucky coach John Calipari says forward PJ Washington has a sprained foot and is out for NCAA Tournament game against Abilene Christian.

March 21st, 8:51 AM PDT
APNewsBreak: Police say Salvadoran suspect killed for meth
APNewsBreak: Police say Salvadoran suspect killed for meth

APNewsbreak: A detective says a Salvadoran immigrant charged with four Nevada murders told police he robbed and killed his elderly victims during a 10-day rampage in January because he needed money to buy methamphetamine.

March 20th, 10:41 PM PDT
Calipari tweet: Plan and desire is to retire at Kentucky
Calipari tweet: Plan and desire is to retire at Kentucky

Calipari shoots down latest coaching rumor, says his 'plan and desire' is to retire at Kentucky.

March 21st, 12:01 AM PDT
Company won't operate duck boats in 2019 after fatal sinking
Company won't operate duck boats in 2019 after fatal sinking

The company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last year, killing 17 people, won't operate the vessels this year and will instead open a replacement attraction in the tourist town of Branson.

March 21st, 9:51 AM PDT
March Madness arrives: Round 1 of NCAA Tournament starts
March Madness arrives: Round 1 of NCAA Tournament starts

Millions of brackets are filled with millions of guesses and it's time to find out how they fare.

March 21st, 9:11 AM PDT
Flooded Iowa communities surviving with trucked-in water
Flooded Iowa communities surviving with trucked-in water

Passenger rail traffic on a popular Missouri route has been suspended and evacuations continue as the flooding Missouri River busts more levees.

March 20th, 11:31 AM PDT
Trump says Ohio workers 'better love me,' renews McCain feud
Trump says Ohio workers 'better love me,' renews McCain feud

Trump is returning to Ohio, the state that foretold his 2016 victory and serves as the linchpin of his re-election effort.

March 19th, 9:41 PM PDT
AP-NORC Poll: US divided on college vs pro sports betting
AP-NORC Poll: US divided on college vs pro sports betting

About 6 in 10 Americans want betting on professional sports events to be legal in their state, but fewer feel that way about college athletics, according to a poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

March 20th, 10:31 AM PDT
Export slump deepens for American whiskey producers
Export slump deepens for American whiskey producers

For American whiskey producers, their tariff-induced hangover became more painful in late 2018 when a downturn in exports accelerated, especially in the European Union _ the industry's biggest overseas market, an industry trade group said Thursday.

March 21st, 6:01 AM PDT

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