Wells’ double-double carries Maryland past Rutgers

Rutgers guard Mike Williams tries to block a shot by Maryland guard Melo Trimble (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — With talented freshman Melo Trimble having an off night and Rutgers threatening a major upset, Dez Wells almost single-handedly carried No. 10 Maryland to a sixth straight win.

North Carolina crushes Georgia Tech 81-49

North Carolina players including Isaiah Hicks (22), Joel Berry II (2) and Brice Johnson (11) react to a basket over Georgia Tech during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Atlanta. North Carolina won 81-49. (AP Photo/David Tulis)

ATLANTA (AP) — North Carolina needed a boost after failing to win consecutive games in a rough February.

West Virginia falters against Kansas, losing 76-69 in OT

Kansas forward Landen Lucas (33) drives on West Virginia forward Elijah Macon (45) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan., Tuesday, March 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Gruff and angry, Bob Huggins made it obvious his 76-69 overtime loss to Kansas was just about the last thing he wanted to talk about.

Arcidiacono saves ‘Nova in 76-72 victory over Bluejays

Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono (15) shoots over Creighton's Austin Chatman (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, March 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton’s physical defense left Villanova reeling, but the fourth-ranked Wildcats managed to get out of CenturyLink Center with their hopes for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament still intact.

Virginia shrugs off slow start, beats Syracuse 59-47

Syracuses B.J. Johnson, left, looks to pass the ball while being guarded by Virginias Marial Shayok (4) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — When Virginia coach Tony Bennett glanced up at the Carrier Dome scoreboard as the first half was dwindling, he winced. His second-ranked Cavaliers had made just one field goal in the first 13 minutes and trailed Syracuse by 11 points.

Texas’ defense the key in 61-59 win over No. 14 Baylor

Baylors Taurean Prince (21) drives to the basket between Texas Jonathan Holmes (10) and Myles Turner, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns had just gone ahead of Baylor in overtime, and Bears’ guard Kenny Chery had less than 5 seconds to bring the 14th-ranked Bears back.

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