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Devonte' Graham helps Kansas hold off Clemson in the second half

Tip-off is set for 4:05 p.m. central time on CBS. The Tigers covered in both games and are now 19-12 ATS this season, but just 9-9 ATS away from home. I think we'll be ready for (the Kansas ) game. Like most of this wild and insane KU season, very little came easy, and the Jayhawks had to grind this one out with their two most important players fighting serious foul trouble for the game's final 15 minutes. Read More »

Gonzaga eliminated in Sweet 16 by Florida State

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After reaching the round of 16 with an improbable buzzer-beater, the Wolverines shot 62 percent from the floor and routed the Aggies in the West Region semifinals to advance to the Elite Eight for the third time in six years. I felt extremely confident that they would bow out early. "It's just about whoever's on the court is going to give you their whole effort", Mann said. Read More »

NCAA Tournament: Nevada's Tourney Run Ends, Fall To Loyola-Chicago 69-68

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With the Ramblers ahead by just a point with a little over a half minute remaining in the game Townes caught a pass, pump-faked a Nevada defender and took a three-point shot that will be remembered in Chicago lore for years to come. But then again, perhaps Kansas State's path to the regional final should not be seen as a surprise. He made only one, giving Kentucky one more chance to force overtime. Read More »

MI shoots for Final Four berth vs. upset-minded FSU

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Seven players made 3s. Davis, a junior from Texas, is 6-10 and 264 pounds. The Wolverines just came off a game where they nearly hung 100 on Texas A&M in a sweet 16 matchup. You rely on your technique and the old want-to. "But you can't really try to recreate it because that's where you can go wrong". Dallas Morning News columnists, college writers and editors made their full predictions for the second week of the NCAA tournament earlier this week. Read More »

Kansas State upsets Kentucky, to meet Loyola for Final Four berth

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Weber, who coached in the last Elite Eight game for a Division I program in the state with IL back on March 26, 2005 in a win over Arizona, now faces the most recent team to qualify for the regional final from IL on March 24, 2018. It was Kentucky's regional to lose. and then they did. Kentucky ended up victorious, but only by five points. Credit Kansas State for a scrappy performance ... Read More »

Lewis Hamilton amazed by 'insane' speeds in Melbourne

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There were no extra mode I engaged in". "Shame Lewis had quite a big gap at the end but I guess he did another pretty good lap". It was a tasty exchange, and you can watch the clip by clicking play on the video at the top of the article! Hamilton will line up alongside Ferrari's Raikkonen and Vettel tomorrow. Read More »

NCAA Tournament 2018: 5 best potential Final Four matchups

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While the Hoosiers have generally been an elite national program ever since, they haven't been able to get back to the top of the mountain. The Spartans grabbed 29 offensive rebounds on Sunday, ceded just 15 field goals to Syracuse - and still found a way to lose. Read More »

UMBC's Historic Run Was Short-Lived, but the Retrievers Won't Ever Be Forgotten

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The Retrievers' postgame locker room, while far from jubilant, was not quite as downcast as other locker rooms on the losing end of a game in a single-elimination tournament tend to be. As for the Wildcats, they get to prepare for some other Wildcats. The winners of those two matchups will face off in the Elite Eight. The tournament is all about surviving and advancing, but that stat line isn't going to cut in it the Sweet 16 against UK. Read More »

March Madness: Ranking the remaining teams in the Midwest Region

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Two, you somehow cheated. You're miserable about your picks, but I have my own problems. The diving trials and finals will begin following the swimming prelims Thursday through Saturday. What about Marshall? Well, they shocked the Shockers of Wichita State by six points. Schany, a University of Virginia wrestler who won four state titles as a Bear, fell to Northern Iowa's Taylor Lujan in the first round. Read More »

Rants, criticism a familiar story - Is Mourinho set for Man United exit?

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The lingering consequences of that decision are still felt 18 years later. The second story, published at midnight, says that Shaw is "angry" and "exasperated", and "is likely" to end his four-year stay at the club in the summer. This fella is a powerhouse of a left back down that left side. Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Asked if he would consider this season successful if United won the FA Cup, Matic said after a pause: "I think no". Read More »

Why Amitabh Bachchan Apologised to Dinesh Karthik on Twitter?

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The plan worked. India proved they could win without regular captain Virat Kohli, former captain MS Dhoni , and their frontline seamers, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah. Meanwhile, Bangladesh pacer Rubel Hossain who was thrashed by Karthik in the 19th over of the match for 22 runs which took the game away from his side issued an apology to the enthusiastic fans and asked them for forgiveness. Read More »

11th-seeded Loyola stuns Tennessee, moves on to Sweet 16

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Tennessee got another chance as the inbound pass went to Jordan Bone at half court who got a decent look at the hoop, but the three-pointer bounced off the back of the rim. On the same day Loyola won its first game, Wichita State lost. Especially if UMBC defeats Kansas State today to reach the Sweet 16. After knocking off USC in the 11th seed play-in game, the Rams started a rather dominating run at the United Center with back-to-back 18 point wins over sixth-seeded Georgetown and ... Read More »

Jets trade with Colts to move up to No

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In this situation, Beane may decide to play it safe and keep the two first-round picks and hope that someone may fall to that spot at #12. The Colts get additional picks to help rebuild a weak overall roster, while still potentially landing the same player they would have taken anyway, while the Jets get a chance to give their team and fans the franchise quarterback for which they've been desperate for almost a decade. Read More »

Del Potro crowned at BNP Paribas Open with victory over Federer

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After the 29-year-old hit a scorching forehand victor Federer once again took his frustration out on the umpire and losing his cool may have cost him at the start of the tiebreak. Ever since, he has been literally unstoppable , adding two more majors, besides other crowns, to his famous trophy cabinet and eventually getting back to the top of the ATP rankings. Read More »

Bracket Buster! North Carolina routed by Texas A&M

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The Texas A&M Aggies will look for yet another upset after taking down defending champion North Carolina in an 86-65 beatdown on Sunday. A&M's win over North Carolina (26-11) was more meaningful. The Aggies assumed control from there. With 11:36 left in the first half, a Sterling Manley jumper put the Tar Heels up 20-13, but from that point on it was all Aggies. Read More »

One and done: Arizona Wildcats eliminated from NCAA Tournament

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If he goes with the first pick, he will become just the second Bahamian to be selected behind Mychal "Sweet Bells" Thompson, the first foreign-born player taken in the 1978 National Basketball Association draft by the Portland Trail Blazers before he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers where he won back-to-back titles in 1987 and 1988. Read More »

Keidel: Are The Rockets The Team To Beat?

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Harden's increased 2017-18 performance on the left side of the court has had a subtle positive impact on the Rockets' defense overall. The Houston Rockets are two away from matching the longest winning streak in team history. He can get to the rim almost at will with an array of moves and then can break an opponent's heart - and ankles - by knocking down shots from anywhere on the court. Read More »

Aer Lingus had a brilliant surprise for Irish fans travelling to Twickenham

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Schmidt said England coach Eddie Jones' selection "changes things a little bit" but noted that the Saracens combination of Richard Wigglesworth and Owen Farrell at nine and 10 will smooth Farrell's move to flyhalf from inside centre. "If they lose, it will show they don't have that consistency of winning away from home - that is still not a great tournament for Ireland ". But, equally, Best said there was no point in Ireland being over-awed by England's home record. Read More »

Bravo! Lionel Messi Hits Another Milestone, Scores 100th Champions League Goal

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Like Conte's team, Manchester United and Tottenham crashed out of the Champions League in the last-16, meaning the FA Cup represents their final chance of silverware this season as well. For Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes, who replaced Carlo Ancelotti in October, this was his 11th straight win in the Champions League , which set a new competition record. Read More »