NCAA Tournament

A look at the unbeaten and the winless in college basketball

Just more than a month after the season started, there are only nine unbeaten teams left in Division I men’s college basketball. And it’s a similar story at the other end of the spectrum: Only five teams have yet to win a game. Getting this far without a loss is no small feat. Just ask … Continue reading A look at the unbeaten and the winless in college basketball

AUSTIN, Texas | Radford stuns No. 17 Texas on Jones layup 62-59

AUSTIN, Texas— Carlik Jones made a spinning layup and a free throw with 24.5 seconds left, sending Radford to a 62-59 upset of No. 17 Texas on Friday night. Devin Hutchison made one of two free throws with 11 seconds left before Texas’ Jase Febres missed a 3-pointer to tie and Radford rebounded to end … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Radford stuns No. 17 Texas on Jones layup 62-59

Top 25 includes 4 teams that missed NCAA field last year

The preseason rankings suggest next season’s NCAA Tournament could feature plenty of new faces. The AP Top 25 includes four teams that failed to reach last year’s big dance: No. 14 Oregon, No. 18 Mississippi State, No. 23 LSU and No. 25 Washington. In last year’s preseason Top 25, the only ranked team that wasn’t … Continue reading Top 25 includes 4 teams that missed NCAA field last year

OMAHA, Neb | Oregon State out to finish redemption tour against Arkansas

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State has won 109 of 127 baseball games over two seasons with mostly the same cast of players. They see winning a national championship as the only way to validate their body of work. “Ultimately,” Beavers coach Pat Casey said Sunday, “nobody cares how many games you win unless you … Continue reading OMAHA, Neb | Oregon State out to finish redemption tour against Arkansas

OMAHA, Neb. | Gators chomped: Arkansas off to CWS finals, tops Florida 5-2

OMAHA, Neb. — Isaiah Campbell limited Florida to two hits over 5 1/3 innings, Arkansas scored four times in five innings against first-round draft pick Brady Singer, and the Razorbacks earned a spot in the College World Series finals with a 5-2 win over the defending champion Gators on Friday night. Campbell more than atoned … Continue reading OMAHA, Neb. | Gators chomped: Arkansas off to CWS finals, tops Florida 5-2

Florida, Texas, Red Raiders, Hogs make College World Series

Defending national champion Florida, Texas, Texas Tech and Arkansas won their winner-take-all games in the NCAA Tournament best-of-three super regionals on Monday and are headed to the College World Series. The No. 1 national seed Gators beat Auburn 3-2 in 11 innings in Gainesville, Florida, when Austin Langworthy’s deep drive to right field glanced off … Continue reading Florida, Texas, Red Raiders, Hogs make College World Series

Auburn, Texas, S. Carolina force Game 3s in super regionals

Auburn, Texas and South Carolina won in the NCAA Tournament super regionals on Sunday to even their best-of-three series and force Game 3s on Monday that will send the winners to the College World Series. Luke Jarvis’ walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Auburn a 3-2 win over the defending … Continue reading Auburn, Texas, S. Carolina force Game 3s in super regionals

NEW YORK | Heimlich goes undrafted again as teams pass on troubled past

NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich, who as a teenager pleaded guilty to molesting a 6-year-old relative, was not selected in the Major League Baseball draft for the second straight year. Heimlich is a two-time Pac-12 pitcher of the year for the Beavers and is regarded as one of college baseball’s top … Continue reading NEW YORK | Heimlich goes undrafted again as teams pass on troubled past