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FILE - This is a January 1970 file photo showing Notre Dame college basketball player Austin Carr. Carr played for Notre Dame in an era when prolific scorers dominated college basketball. LSU's Pete Maravich, still No. 1 on the all-time points list, was scoring 40 a night. Niagara's Calvin Murphy, Purdue's Rick Mount and St. Bonaventure's Bob Lanier, along with Carr, were others putting up eye-popping numbers. It wasn't until Carr scored a still-standing NCAA Tournament-record 61 points against Ohio in the first round in 1970 that, in his mind, he started to separate himself. (AP Photo/File)

NCAA's greatest hits: Austin Carr's record 61 points in 1970

Mar. 28, 2020 1:37 PM EDT

Austin Carr played for Notre Dame in an era when prolific scorers dominated college basketball. LSU's Pete Maravich was scoring 40 a night and still No. 1 on the points list. Niagara's Calvin Murphy, Purdue's Rick Mount and St. Bonaventure's Bob Lanier, along with Carr, were others putting up eye-popping numbers....

FILE - In this Monday, April 7, 2008, file photo, Kansas' Mario Chalmers shoots a three pointer to take the game in to overtime against Memphis during the championship game at the NCAA college basketball Final Four in San Antonio. Kansas defeated Memphis 75-68 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

AP Was There: Chalmers, Jayhawks best Memphis for '08 title

Mar. 26, 2020 11:02 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. 6 and this AP game...

FILE - In this March 18, 2010, file photo, Northern Iowa forward Adam Kock (34) congratulates teammate Ali Farokhmanesh after an NCAA first-round college basketball game against UNLV, in Oklahoma City. This is the time of year that people will usually start tweeting at Ali Farokhmanesh.
There will be Northern Iowa fans that remember his back-to-back buzzer-beaters to beat UNLV and Kansas and usher the Panthers to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament a decade ago.  (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

NCAA Tournament: Big shots that define the madness of March

Mar. 19, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

This is the time of year people usually start tweeting at Ali Farokhmanesh. The Northern Iowa fans who remember his back-to-back buzzer-beaters to beat UNLV and Kansas and usher the Panthers to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament a decade ago. The Missouri and Kansas State fans still thankful he helped take down...

Texas Tech's Davide Moretti (25) shoots the ball over Kansas' Devon Dotson (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

Kansas finishes No. 1 in final AP poll; Gonzaga, Dayton next

Mar. 18, 2020 12:02 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self has spent much of the past week mulling ways to commemorate one of the more remarkable seasons in the school's proud basketball history, one that began with off-the-court distractions too numerous to count and ended in the unprecedented cancellation of the NCAA...

FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, UMBC players celebrate their 74-54 win over Virginia in a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Charlotte, N.C. This season's tournament, like all before them, would've been filled with dozens of legends in the making and diamonds in the rough--with teams that overcame adversity to get this far and superfans who inspired the country every bit as much as their team. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

March Sadness: No brackets and no knowing what might've been

Mar. 15, 2020 12:40 PM EDT

For all those who dreamed the impossible — making it a whole month without getting a single game wrong in the bracket — this is your year. Everything else about the NCAA Tournament that won't happen this season — from Selection Sunday, to the jaw-dropping bracket busters and buzzer beaters,...

The Latest: 2 Madison Square Garden boxing cards called off

Mar. 12, 2020 10:07 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): 10 p.m. Two boxing cards at Madison Square Garden have been called off because of the coronavirus outbreak. A few hours after announcing the fights would proceed without crowds, promoter Bob Arum said Thursday they are off...

Iowa State forward Michael Jacobson, top, and Oklahoma State forward Cameron McGriff, bottom, hit the floor after the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Big 12 men's basketball tournament in Kansas City, Kan., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Oklahoma State beats Iowa State 72-71 in Big 12 opener

Mar. 11, 2020 10:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Oklahoma State's Isaak Likekele silenced an arena full of Iowa State fans by going coast-to-coast for the go-ahead lay-up with 3.8 seconds left, lifting his eighth-seeded Cowboys to a 72-71 victory over the No. 9 seed Cyclones in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament on Wednesday...

The desk of Kansas state Rep. Mark Samsel, R-Wellsville, honors University of Kansas sports teams with a sign depicting the Jayhawk mascot, Tuesday, March 10, 2020, on his House chamber desk of the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kansas lawmakers are considering legislation to allow college athletes to hire agents and sign endorsement deals. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Kansas measure would allow college athletes to cash in

Mar. 10, 2020 1:50 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are taking steps to allow college athletes to hire agents and sign endorsement deals because they fear that if they don't, out-of-state rivals will attract the best recruits and leave Kansas' athletic programs in the dust. A bill that would bar state universities...

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2019, file photo, Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) blocks a shot by East Tennessee State forward Vonnie Patterson (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan. Azubuike was selected to the Associated Press All-Big 12 first team announced Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Azubuike was also named the AP Big 12 Player of the Year. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Kansas' Azubuike AP Big 12 player of year, Drew top coach

Mar. 10, 2020 12:39 PM EDT

Kansas center Udoka Azubuike is The Associated Press Big 12 player of the year, with the 7-foot senior averaging a double-double for the regular season conference champion and top-ranked Jayhawks. Azubuike and Kansas sophomore guard Devon Dotson were the only unanimous picks for the AP All-Big 12 first team...

Kansas' Devon Dotson (1) celebrates after an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

No. 1 Kansas, No. 5 Baylor headline Big 12 tournament

Mar. 10, 2020 10:47 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas hasn't lost since Baylor stunned the Jayhawks in Allen Fieldhouse in January, that run of excellence driving coach Bill Self's squad to another regular-season Big 12 title and the top seed in the conference tournament. Better not let that winning streak end any...