KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Dorsey had just led Oregon to its first Final Four in nearly eight decades when he looked into a TV camera and passed along a very simple message to all those East Coast fans.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Oregon lost one of its best players to an injury just before the NCAA Tournament, had to survive two nail-biters to reach the Midwest Regional finals, and then faced a top-seeded Kansas team that had romped to the brink of the Final Four.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The criticism dogged Gonzaga wherever it went, no matter how much it won. The Zags run up their record by beating up on teams in a weak conference, then always seemed to come up short as the calendar went deep into March.
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has never looked like this. Briefly sporting googles to protect an eye injury, James is playing against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night after having his right cornea scratched during Friday's win at Charlotte.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers lost a 16-point lead in the third quarter and their tempers went with it. Jamal Crawford and Chris Paul were whistled for technical fouls and suddenly, Utah had made a game of it.
NEW YORK (AP) — There's no need for introductions in the East Regional final. Scouting reports aren't really necessary. Fourth-seeded Florida and seventh-seeded South Carolina, two Southeastern Conference foes, will meet Sunday at Madison Square Garden with the winner advancing to the Final Four.
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Roger Federer won his opening match Saturday at the Miami Open, returning to the tournament after a two-year absence and beating 19-year-old American qualifier Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (2), 6-3.
Joakim Noah of the New York Knicks was suspended 20 games without pay for violating the league's anti-drug policy. He tested positive for a substance found in some over-the-counter supplements, the league said Saturday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It's finally time to award the first spots in the Final Four. And for the four teams chasing those tickets Saturday, it's another shot to break through an often frustrating roadblock in the regional finals.