Utah makes NIT semis, tops St. Mary’s in OT 67-58

Utah guard Sedrick Barefield, left, shoots past Saint Mary's guard Tanner Krebs during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the NIT, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Moraga, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Sedrick Barfield scored 19 points and had three of Utah’s four 3-pointers in overtime and the Utes beat Saint Mary’s 67-58 on Wednesday night to advance to the semifinals of the NIT at Madison Square Garden.

Duke’s Allen making the most of final NCAA Tournament

Duke's Grayson Allen (3) makes a pass over Rhode Island's Fatts Russell (2) during the first half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament second-round game, in Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Duke won 88-62. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Grayson Allen wants to make the most of his final run through the NCAA Tournament.

Sweet 16 fresh: Culver at home, Z-Smith a 360 for Texas Tech

Texas Tech's Zach Smith (11), Zhaire Smith (2) and Keenan Evans (12), celebrate in the closing seconds of the second half of a second-round game against Florida at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Texas Tech won 69-66. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Jarrett Culver grew up close to the Texas Tech campus with basketball dreams to play somewhere else.

Aggies weather up and down season to reach Sweet 16

Texas A&M's Tyler Davis, right, shoots past North Carolina's Luke Maye, left, during the second half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, March 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — More than once in a roller coaster season for Texas A&M, coach Billy Kennedy was asked if things could get any worse for his team.

MacKinnon, Avalanche cruise past Blackhawks 5-1

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie (4) celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhawks with center Nathan MacKinnon (29), defenseman David Warsofsky (5) and right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

CHICAGO (AP) — It’s lucky No. 13 for Nathan MacKinnon. Just one of several positive streaks for Colorado at the moment.



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