A detail of the sneakers of the players on the bench during a basketball game. (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Texas A&M Tops Montana 81-64 In NIT

The Aggies fought off Montana to pull away with an 81-64 victory in the opening round of the NIT on Tuesday. Jalen Jones led the way with 25 points and eight rebounds.


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SMU’s Larry Brown In 1st NCAA Since The ’88 Title At Kansas

While the Mustangs are back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993, Brown returns to the Big Dance for the first time since leading Kansas to a national title 27 years ago.


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Nina, Niya Another Top Duo For NCAA-Bound Baylor Women

With Big 12 player of the year Nina Davis and national assists leader Niya Johnson, the fifth-ranked Lady Bears will open the NCAA Tournament at home for the fourth time in five years.


Rajon Rondo of the Dallas Mavericks dribbles the ball against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the American Airlines Center on March 16, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Parsons & Rondo Help Mavs Top OKC 119-115

Chandler Parsons scored 31 points, Rajon Rondo had 13 assists, and the Mavericks rallied in the third quarter for a 119-115 victory against the Thunder on Monday night.


Kansas Jayhawks fans cheer on their team as members are introduced prior to a game against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Allen Fieldhouse on February 8, 2014 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Big 12 Can Validate Status As Best League

The Big 12 again has seven teams in the NCAA Tournament.


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Former President George W. Bush Visits SMU Basketball Team

Former President George W. Bush visited SMU on Monday, congratulating the Mustangs on their first NCAA Tournament berth since 1993.


Markus Kennedy of the SMU Mustangs celebrates with Cannen Cunningham after defeating the Connecticut Huskies in the final game of the American Athletic Conference 2015 championship at the XL Center on March 15, 2015 in Hartford, Connecticut. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

SMU Tops UConn To Win AAC Championship

Markus Kennedy scored 15 points and the regular-season American Athletic Conference champions held off UConn 62-54 on Sunday to also win the tournament title.


Markus Kennedy and Nic Moore of the SMU Mustangs celebrate after defeating the Tulsa Golden Hurricane and winning the American Athletic Conference regular season championship on March 8, 2015 at Moody Coliseum in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

SMU Earns 6th Seed In Big Dance

Larry Brown is back in the NCAA tournament. The head coach who led Kansas to the 1988 national title has now guided the Mustangs to the No. 6 seed in the South Region.


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Antoine Mason of the Auburn Tigers dribbles the ball during the 66-59 win over the Texas A&M Aggies during the second round game of the SEC Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 12, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Auburn Upsets Aggies In SEC Tournament

Coach Bruce Pearl jumped all over the Tigers at halftime, and Auburn rallied from 10 points down to upset fifth-seeded Texas A&M by a score of 66-59 on Thursday.


Bryce Dejean-Jones of the Iowa State Cyclones drives around Javan Felix of the Texas Longhorns at the Frank Erwin Center on February 21, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Cyclones Top Texas In Big 12 Tournament

An 18-foot jumper capped a dramatic 12-0 closing run, giving the Cyclones a 69-67 victory over the Longhorns in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament Thursday night.