NCAA Tournament

Official collapses, Wheeled Off Court on Stretcher

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Official Bert Smith collapsed on the floor early in the Elite Eight game between Gonzaga and Southern California and had to be taken off the court on a stretcher.

Bert Smith

Ted Cruz Ripped for Jinxing Texas Tech in NCAA Championship Game

Texas Senator Ted Cruz thought the Texas Tech Red Raiders were about to win Monday’s NCAA championship game against University of Virginia, and he prematurely took to Twitter to celebrate. But, only minutes later, Texas Tech lost in a stunning overtime reversal and Twitter users went after Cruz for jinxing Tech.

Ted Cruz

Loyola-Chicago Upsets Tennessee 63-62

Sister Jean’s prayers were answered again in another heart-stopper, and the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are going to the Sweet 16, just as they did the last time they were in the NCAA Tournament 33 years ago.

AP Tony Gutierrez

No. 16 UMBC Stuns No. 1 Virginia 74-54 to Make NCAA History

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Senior guard Jairus Lyles scored 28 points, and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County pulled off the most shocking upset in NCAA Tournament history, defeating Virginia 74-54 on Friday night to become the first No. 16 seed ever to beat a No. 1 seed.

AP UMBC