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Kim Mulkey Leaves Baylor for L.S.U.

Louisiana State scored a major women’s basketball coup on Sunday when it hired Kim Mulkey, who won three national championships in 21 years at...

‘He Was Our Dreams’: A College Basketball Star’s Wrenching Death

Frank Knight spotted the crowd around the tall, skinny boy with the big head before he noticed Oscar Frayer himself.Frayer was a sixth grader...

N.C.A.A. Fines U.S.C. Men’s Basketball Over Bribery Case

A N.C.A.A. disciplinary committee on Thursday put the University of Southern California men’s basketball program on two years’ probation and fined it $5,000, plus...

Rule Change Prompts a Game of Musical Chairs in College Hoops

When Tyson Walker, a 6-foot point guard from Westbury, N.Y., transferred to Michigan State from Northeastern this month, he had one goal in mind.After...

N.C.A.A. Responds, Tentatively, to Transgender Athlete Bans

The N.C.A.A. on Monday released a statement in response to the mounting number of bills in state legislatures aimed at barring transgender athletes —...

Gonzaga Was Finally, Truly Tested. It Passed With a Buzzer-Beater Over U.C.L.A.

Timme, who finished with 25 points, scored Gonzaga’s first 6 points of the extra period to put the Bulldogs ahead, 87-83.U.C.L.A. drew closer when...

Champions Crowned, N.C.A.A. Returns to Its Pre-Covid Problems

INDIANAPOLIS — In the early hours of Tuesday morning, as the task of disassembling this year’s N.C.A.A. men’s basketball championship game stage was underway...

Baylor Denies Gonzaga a Perfect Season, Winning N.C.A.A. Men’s Basketball Title

INDIANAPOLIS — There was a symmetry about Gonzaga’s arrival in the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball championship game — the unbeaten Zags bidding to be the...

Stanford Wins N.C.A.A. Women’s Basketball Title for First Time in 29 Years

SAN ANTONIO — Stanford snapped a 29-year title drought to end a season that at points seemed uncertain to be completed during the coronavirus...

The Return of March Madness Brought Back Hope

Was it Connecticut’s Paige Bueckers floating in the lane for soft jump shots and nailing 3-pointers during her team’s comeback win over Baylor in...

Want the Final Four Court? You Have to Win on It First.

Villanova fans won’t soon forget the buzzer-beating shot by Kris Jenkins that won the 2016 N.C.A.A. men’s basketball championship game in Houston. But if...

Baylor Overwhelms Houston to Reach N.C.A.A. Tournament Final

In trying to create a more customary aesthetic for television, the organizers filled many of the empty seats with cardboard cutouts — often including...

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