AP Podcast: Do You Believe in ... Sister Jean?

Loyola wins! Hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg debate how much influence the Ramblers' 98-year-old chaplain, Sister Jean Schmidt, had on the matchup between their own hometown favorites

Second half of Sweet 16 filled with compelling…

First half of Elite Eight filled with upset picks, more could be on the way in second half of Sweet 16 on the way

NCAA Corruption Probe: Programs, Players Listed…

Duke, North Carolina and Michigan State were among the college basketball programs named in the FBI's probe into NCAA corruption. Is it time to blow up the NCAA?

Gritty K-State delivers another upset, 61-58 over…

Gritty Kansas State delivered another upset in the South Regional, eliminating Kentucky with a 61-58 victory

Noles roll: Florida St beats Gonzaga 75-60 in 3rd…

Terance Mann scored 18 points and the ninth-seeded Seminoles advanced to the Elite Eight with a 75-60 victory over Gonzaga

Streaking Michigan routs Texas A&M 99-72 in West…

This one was easy for Michigan. The Wolverines rolled past Texas A&M 99-72

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Top-seeded Kansas faces Clemson, Duke gets 'Cuse…

Top-seeded Kansas faces Clemson, Duke gets 'Cuse in Sweet 16

Will the Sweet 16 produce more upsets?

The NCAA Tournament resumes Thursday night with a slate of four games; Kansas State coach Bruce Weber says every team has a chance after the slew of upsets in the opening two rounds

Bracket-busting South Region: Kentucky & Those…

The bracket-busting South Regional looks more like the Kentucky Invitational, featuring the blue bloods from the Bluegrass State and those other guys

Duke, Clemson, Syracuse give Midwest a strong ACC flavor

With Duke, Clemson and Syracuse in Midwest Region, ACC is looming large in Omaha earlier than usual this year

Rhode Island's Dan Hurley to coach UConn team…

New England switch: Rhode Island's Dan Hurley to coach UConn team under NCAA investigation

AP Was There: Loyola-Chicago wins NCAA hoops…

Loyola is the Cinderella of the Sweet 16 after winning the NCAA Tournament title in 1963

West Region without its top 2 seeds in NCAA Tournament

Gonzaga, Michigan and Texas A&M are no strangers to the Sweet 16

Stayed in school: Texas A&M's Williams stars in 2nd season

Texas A&M big man Robert Williams got to be a part of the Aggies' run to the Sweet Sixteen because he stayed in school

Louisville parts ways with Padgett, begins search…

Louisville parts ways with David Padgett, begins search for permanent men's basketball coach

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Loyola's run shines light on barrier-breaking '63 title team

With a run to the Sweet 16, Loyola of Chicago is shining a light on the team that played a landmark game during the Civil Rights era 55 years ago

AP Was There: Loyola-Chicago's 'Game of Change' in '63 NCAAs

Loyola-Chicago's run to the Sweet 16 is resurfacing memories of its culturally significant game in 1963 against Mississippi State

March Madness moves on to the Sweet 16

A guide to the regional round as March Madness moves on to the Sweet 16 and beyond following wild opening week of NCAA Tournament

Post players may be key to reaching women's Final Four

Reaching the women's Final Four and winning a national championship may come down to the play in the post

Duke, Kentucky again rely on freshmen in NCAA…

Duke and Kentucky seem to be the masters of the one-and-done era, winning championships with extraordinarily young rosters and both have a chance to do it again

Keenan Evans trusted in Beard and Texas Tech now in Sweet 16

Keenan Evans and coach Chris Beard believed in each other and now have Texas Tech in the Sweet 16

Sue Guevara guides Central Michigan hoops to new…

Central Michigan women's basketball was in rough shape when Sue Guevara took over a decade ago

Graceland (Iowa) wins its 1st NAIA national…

Justin Harley hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer in overtime to give Graceland (Iowa) its first NAIA national championship with an 83-80 victory over LSU Alexandria

Elite defense enables Michigan to win ugly

With a newfound ability to shut opponents down, Michigan has been able to win ugly this season

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"Snacks" Norvell fires up low-key Gonzaga

Redshirt freshman Zach Norvell, aka "Snacks," providing Gonzaga with fiery spark on the way to the Sweet 16

NCAA women's tourney attendance at highest level…

Average attendance of just over 5,000 for the first two rounds of the women's NCAA Tournament is highest in a decade