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NCAA Tournament to be played without fans

In response to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, the NCAA announced Wednesday that fans will not be able to attend championships including the 2020 NCAA Tournament.

Duke falls to Michigan State, one #1 seed left in NCAA men’s tournament

Duke had escaped its previous two games, winning them by a total of three points, but couldn't pull out this one.

Zion, Duke avoid upset, edge Virginia Tech 75-73 in NCAAs

Zion Williamson and No. 1 overall seed Duke moved into the Elite Eight by erasing a deficit and then holding on to edge No. 4-seeded Virginia Tech 75-73 on Friday night.

Hot-shooting Auburn upsets No. 1 North Carolina 97-80

Behind yet another 3-point barrage, No. 5 seed Auburn overcame a slow start to roar past top-seeded North Carolina 97-80 in the Midwest Region semifinals Friday night.

Man picks perfect NCAA tourney bracket heading into Sweet 16

The NCAA says an Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through the tournament's first 48 games.

No. 1 seed Duke survives against UCF

Duke trailed 74-70 late before pushing back ahead on RJ Barrett's putback of a missed free throw by Zion Williamson.

Top-seeded UNC overcomes slow 1st half to beat Iona in NCAAs

North Carolina completed a perfect first round for top seeds in this NCAA Tournament, but not before Iona became the latest No. 16 seed to show these matchups are no sure thing.

Duke’s Zion Show has successful NCAA Tournament debut

Zion Williamson had an explosive NCAA Tournament debut with 25 points and a can't-miss second-half showcase to lead top-seeded Duke to an 85-62 win over North Dakota State on Friday night.

NCAA can’t keep tournament games away from legal gambling

The NCAA is still opposed to gambling on its events even as sports betting spreads ahead of March Madness. But the governing body for college sports isn't denying reality, either.

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