2012 NCAA Tournament

Purdue holds off Saint Mary's 72-69 on Jackson FTs
March 16, 2012
Purdue made it through its NCAA opener again, but Saint Mary's made it interesting. Lewis Jackson made the go-ahead free throws with 22.8 seconds left after the Gaels had rallied from 11 points down late to take their first lead, and the Boilermakers won 72-69 in the Midwest Regional on Friday night.
Mitchell leads Saint Louis past Memphis 61-54
March 16, 2012
Kwamain Mitchell looked pretty lucky when he banked in a 3-pointer to end the first half. Turns out, he had plenty more in store. Mitchell scored 22 points, including three big 3-pointers, and Saint Louis rode its gritty defense to a 61-54 victory over Memphis on Friday night in a West Regional second-round game.
Ohio upsets Michigan 65-60 in NCAA tourney
March 16, 2012
Walter Offutt left Ohio State after not getting enough minutes. The guard was in the right place at the right time for Ohio's big win over Michigan.


McCollum leads Lehigh to 75-70 upset win over Duke
March 16, 2012
C.J. McCollum scored 30 points and Lehigh upset Duke 75-70 to become the second No. 15 seed to beat a No. 2 during a wild Friday in the NCAA tournament.
North Carolina routs Vermont without Henson; Creighton is next
March 16, 2012
In the moments after North Carolina's 77-58 victory against Vermont here on Friday, the Tar Heels gathered around a television in their locker room and watched the final moments of the most stunning upset this NCAA tournament has provided. More than 1,000 miles away, in Omaha, Neb., Norfolk State, a No. 15 seed, held on for an 86-84 victory against No. 2 Missouri.
Here's how you could have turned $10 into $400 at a Las Vegas sports book
March 16, 2012
A wager on Norfolk State in the NCAA Tournament could have given your sports betting bankroll a boost. Kyle O'Quinn had 26 points and 14 rebounds, making several big plays in the closing minutes to help No. 15 seed Norfolk State stun second-seeded Missouri 86-84 on Friday in the West Regional.


Florida State rallies to avoid upset against Bonnies, fails to cover betting spread
March 16, 2012
Bernard James scored 19 points and Florida State barely avoided a big upset, rallying to beat St. Bonaventure 66-63 on Friday in the NCAA tournament.
Jones' block lifts Creighton over Alabama 58-57
March 16, 2012
Josh Jones figured he owed his teammates one. After missing two crucial free throws with 8.7 seconds left, the junior guard blocked a 3-point attempt by Trevor Releford on the other end of the floor to help Creighton end its 10-year NCAA tournament drought with a 58-57 victory over Alabama on Friday.
Georgetown moves on 74-59 over Belmont
March 16, 2012
Jason Clark scored 21 points, Otto Porter added 16 and Georgetown's ruthless defense bottled up Belmont's shooters during a 74-59 NCAA tournament win Friday, sending the Hoyas into the next round after early exits the past two years.
Beal, Prather lead Gators to 71-45 win over Cavs
March 16, 2012
So much for Virginia's vaunted defense shutting down Florida's up-tempo offense. Even on a day when the Gators couldn't find the basket with their 3-pointers, they had no trouble beating the Cavaliers 71-45 Friday in the NCAA Midwest Regional.
Cincinnati holds off Texas 65-59 in NCAA tourney
March 16, 2012
With Texas shooting poorly, Cincinnati grabbed a comfortable lead early — maybe a little too comfortable. The Bearcats faded but still managed to withstand a late rally by Texas to win 65-59 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament's East Regional.
Howell leads 'Pack past Aztecs 79-65
March 16, 2012
Getting into the NCAA tournament is the hard part for North Carolina State. Winning a first game? Not that difficult, apparently.Howell leads 'Pack past Aztecs 79-65
UNLV mascot Hey Reb walks the baseline during their second round NCAA Men's Basketball Championship game against Colorado Thursday, March 15, 2012 in Albuquerque. UNLV lost the game 68-64.
The Rebels face five major tasks this off-season for getting better in 2012-13
March 16, 2012
Dave Rice sat down at the podium, his first season as UNLV’s head coach suddenly complete. The fanfare and criticism, successes and failures all in the past tense in regards to the 2011-12 team.


A look at UNLV's tournament loss as seen through the social media lens
March 16, 2012
From Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social media, we offer a Storify-style look at what people are saying about UNLV's 68-64 loss to Colorado in its first — and only — game of this year's NCAA Tournament.


UNLV guard Justin Hawkins celebrates his three-point shot that brought the Rebels to within two points of Colorado during their second round NCAA Men's Basketball Championship game Thursday, March 15, 2012 in Albuquerque. It was the closest the Rebels got as UNLV lost the game 68-64.
The Rebels' furious rally an example of what UNLV could have been this season
March 16, 2012
UNLV’s attempted comeback wasn’t a slow build, steady drips of water slowly eroding away the surface. This was an avalanche, fast, hard and out of control. The Rebels trailed 57-41 with 8:27 left in their season when UNLV coach Dave Rice substituted sophomore forward Mike Moser in for junior forward Carlos Lopez.


Next Game: Men's Basketball

  • Date/Time: Tue., Jan. 27 at 8:00 p.m. (PT)
  • Location: Lawlor Events Center in Reno, NV
  • Tickets: UNLV Tickets
  • Television: ESPNU, Cox ch. 320, HD 1320

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