<![CDATA[NCAA Tournament News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/ en-us Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:09:01 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:09:01 CDT NCAA Tournament 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com CBS, Turner lock up NCAA Tournament broadcast rights through 2032 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article71434697.html#storylink=rss Networks extend current deal that originated in 2011

The eight-year extension is worth $8.8 billion

No plans to expand field beyond current 68 teams

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Villanova beats North Carolina in NCAA title game on Kris Jenkins’ three-pointer http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69972802.html#storylink=rss Kris Jenkins’ shot just before the buzzer gives Wildcats a 77-74 victory

Just before that, the Tar Heels’ Marcus Paige tied it with a three of his own

It’s the most dramatic finish for a championship game in tournament history

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Mon, 04 Apr 2016 23:13:46 CDT

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Memorable Villanova-North Carolina title game grander than its stage http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article69981782.html#storylink=rss The Tar Heels came back from 10 down for a tie at 4.7 seconds

The Wildcats won the national championship on a Kris Jenkins buzzer beater

It was a beautiful thing for the game, for Villanova and the NCAA

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 02:27:34 CDT

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Photo gallery: Villanova 77, North Carolina 74 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69972237.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 Apr 2016 23:07:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69972237.html Three-minute preview: North Carolina vs. Villanova http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69778127.html#storylink=rss North Carolina takes on Villanova at 8:18 p.m. Monday at NRG Stadium in Houston

The Tar Heels are going for their sixth NCAA title, and Villanova is trying for its second

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Sun, 03 Apr 2016 19:19:11 CDT

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Roy Williams’ painful point of reference — the 1997 Jayhawks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/blair-kerkhoff/article69768732.html#storylink=rss When North Carolina reached the Final Four, he referenced his best Kansas team

The 1997 Jayhawks were 34-1 before falling in the Sweet 16

The loss devastated Williams, and he would have felt same way if this team hadn’t made Final Four

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Sun, 03 Apr 2016 18:16:08 CDT

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Brothers from different mothers square off for NCAA championship http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69757392.html#storylink=rss Family of North Carolina’s Nate Britt Jr. became legal guardians of Villanova’s Kris Jenkins

Their teams face off in Monday’s NCAA championship game

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Sun, 03 Apr 2016 17:12:09 CDT

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North Carolina on way to NCAA title game after beating Syracuse 83-66 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69682087.html#storylink=rss Tar Heels will play Villanova for national championship

After missing first 12 three-pointers, North Carolina warmed up

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Sat, 02 Apr 2016 22:11:58 CDT

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Villanova embarrasses Oklahoma 95-51, advances to national championship game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69662657.html#storylink=rss Wildcats’ margin of victory is the largest in Final Four history

Sooners star Buddy Hield was held to nine points

Villanova shot 71.4 percent from the floor

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Sat, 02 Apr 2016 19:28:07 CDT

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Photo gallery: North Carolina 83, Syracuse 66 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69681657.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Apr 2016 22:05:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69681657.html Final Four notes: Reggie Minton wins NABC’s Metropolitan Award http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69673152.html#storylink=rss Former winners of award include John Wooden and Henry Iba

College Hall of Fame class introduced to Final Four crowd

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Sat, 02 Apr 2016 20:57:31 CDT

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Photo gallery: Villanova 95, Oklahoma 51 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69664532.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Apr 2016 19:40:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69664532.html Former K-State basketball star Steve Henson to become head coach at UTSA http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69554917.html#storylink=rss Oklahoma assistant coach gets first head coaching job

He will stay with Sooners through the Final Four

Henson will be introduced in San Antonio on April 8

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 19:34:32 CDT

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Oklahoma’s Khadeem Lattin plays with heavy heart http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69551787.html#storylink=rss His grandmother died as Oklahoma was making its way to Houston

Lattin is son of former WNBA champion Monica Lamb-Powell

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 19:19:30 CDT

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Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield is a rare fourth-year college basketball star http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69507257.html#storylink=rss Sooners guard didn’t like his NBA Draft projection and returned for his senior season

He’s moved up career scoring charts while driving the Sooners to the Final Four

Oklahoma meets Villanova in a national semifinal on Saturday (5:09 p.m. on TBS)

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:32:00 CDT

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Final Four puts scandal spotlight on North Carolina, Syracuse http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69528487.html#storylink=rss Syracuse just served NCAA penalty, North Carolina is awaiting word from the NCAA

Tar Heels’ violations occurred over nearly 20-year period

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 17:48:34 CDT

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Shooting three-pointers with Buddy Hield http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69530712.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 18:10:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69530712.html Big 12 basketball success adds about $4.1 million to league’s NCAA Tournament revenue http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69503077.html#storylink=rss Payments distributed to conferences are based on NCAA Tournament appearances, wins

Victories by Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa State contribute to higher total for Big 12

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:19:31 CDT

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KSHB’s Kacie McDonnell, a Villanova grad, to be on TruTV’s ‘Team Stream’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/big-12-tournament/article69478817.html#storylink=rss McDonnell is a Villanova graduate who will be part of broadcast dedicated to the squad

Villanova plays Oklahoma in the Final Four game on Saturday

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:59:14 CDT

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Missouri, North Carolina could feel NCAA Tournament ban if ‘religious freedom’ proposals pass http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/blair-kerkhoff/article69321512.html#storylink=rss Two basketball-loving states are dealing with so-called “religious freedom” laws

The states rank as leaders in all-time NCAA Tournament games played

“I’m sensing … a greater interest in making our viewpoints and values more widely known,” NCAA board chairman says

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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 18:24:42 CDT

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Bill Self presented with AP coach of the year award in Houston http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article69238737.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:19:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article69238737.html North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams prefers ‘dadgum’ to profanity http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69094927.html#storylink=rss Former KU coach’s unique way of talking might cause some to wonder: What’d he say?

“Jiminy Christmas and blankety-blank” – that’s just all part of the Roynacular

Dadgum is perhaps Williams' MVW – most valuable word

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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 17:55:33 CDT By Andrew Carter

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Sixty-eight seconds of dadgum Royisms http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69097477.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 18:11:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69097477.html Roy Williams slams report of ailing health by Washington Post http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/ncaa/article69055167.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:36:00 CDT

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Greatness, grit and some NCAA investigations angles for Final Four http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article68591457.html#storylink=rss North Carolina, Syracuse join Oklahoma and Villanova in Houston

Tar Heels and Orange come with academic scandal narratives

All eyes will be on the Sooners’ Buddy Hield

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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 07:42:46 CDT

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Kevin Harlan’s call of Syracuse’s win: ‘Back from the dead on Easter Sunday’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article68568212.html#storylink=rss The reaction was mixed to Harlan’s call at the end of the NCAA Tournament game between Syracuse and Virginia

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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 21:08:45 CDT

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Different means, same end: Another KU team will watch the Final Four at home http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article68496232.html#storylink=rss So many things that Kansas does well didn’t materialize Saturday night

Villanova was too good in this one, and the Jayhawks weren’t themselves

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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 23:04:59 CDT

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Official on Devonte’ Graham’s fifth foul: He undercut Villanova’s Josh Hart http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article68500902.html#storylink=rss Terry Wymer said the ruling was that Graham undercut Villanova’s Josh Hart

Graham, KU’s leading scorer on the night, fouled out

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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 23:53:32 CDT

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Reasons for Kansas' Elite Eight loss to Villanova http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article68506192.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 27 Mar 2016 00:35:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article68506192.html Villanova beats Kansas 64-59, ends Jayhawks’ season one win shy of Final Four http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article68491802.html#storylink=rss Jayhawks turned ball over on late possession with chance to tie it

Senior KU forward Perry Ellis finishes with season-low four points

KU, the overall No. 1 seed in the tournament, ends its season with 33-5 record

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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 22:23:14 CDT

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