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FILE - In this April 5, 1993, file photo, Michigan's Chris Webber (4) stands by as North Carolina's Eric Montross celebrates during North Carolina's technical foul shots in the final seconds of the NCAA Final Four championship game at the Superdome in New Orleans. Webber called a time out Michigan did not have, and Michigan was charged with a technical foul and lost possession of the ball. Donald Williams made all four free throws and North Carolina won the national title 77-71. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan, File)

Webber's TO vs Tar Heels among iconic March Madness moments

Mar. 29, 2020 12:11 PM EDT

The most famous timeout called in the history of the NCAA Tournament has been variously called the biggest mistake, the biggest choke, the most embarrassing gaffe, all because that timeout didn't actually exist. Eric Montross calls it a perfectly executed defensive strategy. It was the waning seconds of the 1993...

FILE - In this April 4, 1983, file photo, a high jumping Cozell McQueen (45), left center, and teammates celebrate defeating Houston 54-52 in the NCAA college basketball championship game in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/File)

AP Was There: NC State stuns Houston 54-52 for '83 title

Mar. 29, 2020 11:11 AM EDT

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. The following game was voted No. 3 and the following story was sent April...

FILE - In this March 30, 1991, file photo, UNLV's Anderson Hunt (12) and unidentified teammates leave the floor after losing to Duke in an NCAA national semifinal game in Indianapolis. UNLV came down court with one final chance at keeping its dreams alive, but Anderson Hunt's 3-pointer with 2 seconds to play bounced off the rim. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

AP Was There: Duke ends UNLV's repeat bid in '91 Final Four

Mar. 27, 2020 11:55 AM EDT

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. The following game was voted No. 5 and the following story was sent March...

FILE - In this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) talks with guard Donovan Mitchell, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, in Detroit. Both players have tested positive for the coronavirus.  Gobert's test result forced the NBA to suspend the season. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

The Latest: AP source: Salary reductions for top NBA execs

Mar. 26, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Top NBA executives are having their base salaries reduced by 20% for the foreseeable future, a person with knowledge of the details said. The reductions affect the roughly 100 highest-earning executives, as the NBA joins the NHL...

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 file photo, Georgia's Rodney Howard (24) looks to shoot while defended by Mississippi forward KJ Buffen (5) during an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga. Former Georgia center Rodney Howard is planning to transfer to in-state rival Georgia Tech. Howard announced his plans on his Twitter account, Tuesday, March 24, 2020.  (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP, File)

Former Georgia center Howard plans transfer to Georgia Tech

Mar. 24, 2020 5:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Georgia center Rodney Howard is planning to transfer to in-state rival Georgia Tech. Howard announced his plans on his Twitter account late Monday. He posted an image of himself in a Georgia Tech uniform and wrote “Beyond Blessed. Next Chapter.” He included the Georgia...

FILE - In this April 5, 2010, file photo, Duke's Miles Plumlee (21) and teammates celebrate after Duke's 61-59 win over Butler in the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

AP Was There: Duke hangs on for '10 championship over Butler

Mar. 22, 2020 11:55 AM EDT

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. The AP game stories are being republished because the sport has been shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic. The following game was voted No. 7 and this story was sent after...

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2020, file photo, Syracuse forward Elijah Hughes, right, shoots over Duke center Vernon Carey Jr. during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Syracuse, N.Y. Hughes was selected to the Associated Press All-ACC team selected Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Syracuse's Hughes, top ACC scorer, to enter NBA draft

Mar. 21, 2020 7:28 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse forward Elijah Hughes is entering the NBA draft. Hughes, who led the Atlantic Coast Conference in scoring, made the announcement Saturday on Instagram. “I want to thank my family, close friends, teammates throughout the years, and coaching staff for supporting me...

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2020, file photo, Duke guard Tre Jones drives to the basket against North Carolina guard Leaky Black (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C. Tre Jones was selected to the Associated Press All-ACC team selected Tuesday, March 10, 2020.  (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Duke sophomore point guard Tre Jones declares for NBA draft

Mar. 21, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke sophomore Tre Jones says he will enter the NBA draft. The point guard was named to the third team of The Associated Press All-America team on Friday after being named Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year by the league and runner-up for the same award from the AP. Jones...

FILE - In this April 4, 1983 file photo, North Carolina State coach Jim Valvano holds the net aloft after his team defeated Houston 54-52 for the national championship at the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Leonard Ignelzi, File)

Biggest tourney upsets? NC State's '83 title run hard to top

Mar. 21, 2020 2:57 PM EDT

There are still moments, even after nearly four decades, when Ernie Myers has trouble believing it all really happened for his North Carolina State team. The series of tense upsets. The airball-turned-buzzer-beating dunk to stun top-ranked Houston and Phi Slama Jama. And the 1983 national championship that came...

FILE - In this March 23, 1974, file photo, North Carolina State's Mark Noeller (40) jumps into the air as they defeat UCLA 80-77 in double overtime in a semifinal game at the NCAA college basketball championships in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/File)

AP Was There: Thompson, Wolfpack end UCLA's long run in '74

Mar. 21, 2020 11:50 AM EDT

EDITOR'S NOTE — A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. The following game was voted No. 8 and this is how...