Freshman-led Duke beat Utah 63-57

Duke's Justise Winslow reacts to play against Utah during the second half of a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 27, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Justise Winslow says coach Mike Krzyzewski never treated him and the other Duke freshmen like, well, freshmen.

South Carolina holds off North Carolina 67-65

North Carolina's Jessica Washington, left, is blocked by South Carolina's Alaina Coates (41) as North Carolina's Stephanie Mavunga, right, looks on during the first half of a women's college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament Greensboro, N.C., Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina just couldn’t protect its late lead.

Sooners wear down in 62-58 loss to Spartans

Oklahoma's C.J. Cole (25) and D.J. Bennett, right, sit with teammates in the locker room after a regional semifinal against Michigan State in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament early Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Syracuse, N.Y. Michigan State won 62-58. (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — It took four years for coach Lon Kruger to rebuild the Oklahoma Sooners into bona fide NCAA Tournament contenders.

Arizona State women lose 66-65 to FSU

Arizona State's Eliza Normen, left, Peace Amukamara (11) and Kelsey Moos react following the team's 66-65 loss to Florida State following a women's college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Arizona State lost Promise Amukamara to fouls, and then her younger sister lost the ball.

Lots of losses in Sweet 16

North Carolina players Theo Pinson (1), Isaiah Hicks (22) and forward Brice Johnson (11) celebrate after the team defeated Arkansas 87-78 during an NCAA tournament third round basketball game Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

The NCAA Tournament has never had so many teams with so many losses make it so far.

Stanford holds off Vanderbilt 78-75

Stanford's Stefan Nastic, right, loses a pass next Vanderbilt's Matthew Fisher-Davis during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the National Invitation Tournament in Stanford, Calif., Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford’s seniors are headed back to Madison Square Garden where they won it all in the NIT as freshmen four years ago. This time, they’re far more experienced on basketball’s March stage.

Top-ranked Kentucky’s toughest foe might be. … Kentucky

Kentucky head coach John Calipari shouts instructions to his team during the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, March 21, 2015. Kentucky won 64-51. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Good teams have tried various ways to beat Kentucky. The game plans have included getting physical with them, trying to force the unbeaten Wildcats to take jump shots, double-teaming post players, playing up-tempo so Kentucky can’t set its defense, pressing them.

Chaos defines end of tourney games

FILE - In this March 20, 2015, file photo, Louisville's Terry Rozier, left, knocks the ball away from UC Irvine's Alex Young in the final seconds of the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 64 in Seattle. Irvine was inbounding the ball near midcourt, trailing 57-55 with about 6 seconds left. Alex Young gathered in the pass but was promptly stripped by the Cardinals Terry Rozier, the turnover 40 feet from the basket keeping the Anteaters from even attempting a tying shot. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In the 2008 national championship, with Kansas trailing Memphis by three and 10.8 seconds left in the game, coach Bill Self called for his team to run a play called “Chop.”


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