Arizona outlasts Xavier to reach region final
T.J. McConnell scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half, freshman Stanley Johnson added 12 points, and second-seeded Arizona made a dominant late rally for a 68-60 victory over sixth-seeded Xavier in the West Regional semifinals on Thursday night.
Kentucky (37-0) obliterates West Virginia
Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison added 13 and the unbeaten Kentucky Wildcats, chasing history and a ninth national title, rolled to a 78-39 victory over West Virginia on Thursday night in the NCAA tournament.
Texas AD mulling Barnes' status, source says
Rick Barnes will need to make significant changes with the Texas Longhorns if he want to keep his job, a source confirmed to ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman on Thursday night.
Wisconsin rallies, then holds off Heels' upset bid
Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 on Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA tournament.
Irish rock WSU to reach 1st Elite 8 since '79
Notre Dame dominated Wichita State 81-70 in the Midwest Region semifinals Thursday night to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time in 36 years.
Nevada gives Musselman 5-year, $2M deal
The state Board of Regents approved a five-year contract worth $2 million Thursday for new Nevada basketball coach Eric Musselman, a two-time former NBA coach who says he's already on the recruiting trail and is planning to run a high-octane offense.
Iona gives Cluess extension through 2019-20
Tim Cluess, who has led Iona to 118 wins and two NCAA Tournaments in five seasons, had his contract extended through 2019-20.
Final gift: UNC's Smith leaves $200 to players
Former UNC coach Dean Smith, who died last month, directed his trust in his will to give $200 to every lettermen who played for him during his 36 seasons as head coach at the school.
Sources: Gators' Frazier likely to enter draft
Florida guard Michael Frazier II is expected to bypass his senior season and enter the NBA draft, sources told ESPN.com on Thursday.
Disputed new Indiana law concerns NCAA
NCAA president Mark Emmert says the association is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.