For three of the teams, it is the first time in school history their men's basketball teams have been to the Final Four.
In honor of Kennesaw State’s men’s basketball team's first NCAA Tournament for the first time, the university hosted a watch party Friday for their Division I tournament against Xavier University.
Terrell Burden scored 19 points and made a free throw with less than a second left to rally Kennesaw State to a 67-66 victory over Liberty, earning the Owls their first Atlantic Sun Conference championship and their first trip to the NCAA Tournament.
A Los Angeles jury rejected a lawsuit seeking $55 million by the widow of a former USC football player who said the NCAA failed to protect him from repeated head trauma that led to his death.
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The University of Connecticut knocked out defending champions Stanford, 63-58, Friday night. Earlier in the night, top-seeded Louisville fell to South Carolina, 72-59. The championship game is Sunday.
Krzyzewski had announced he would retire at the end of the season. His players were beaten by UNC, while Kansas beat Villanova to reach the final of the men's NCAA basketball tournament.
NCAA spending per Division I and national championship participants was $4,285 for men and $2,588 for women in the 2018-19 season. The gap is even larger for single-gender sports, the report shows.
The ruling is the culmination of a five-year investigation undertaken by the NCAA following the eruption of the sexual assault scandal at the Christian university in Waco, Texas, in 2016.
Bobby Bowden won 377 games in his career, including two national titles, and took the Florida State University Seminoles to post-season bowl games in 27 consecutive years.
Laws take effect this week in seven states that allow college athletes to be compensated for their name, image and likeness. It opens the door for collegians to make money off endorsement deals.
Nearly 20 states will soon allow NCAA athletes to accept cash for the use of their image, name and likeness. Many say the result will be unfair advantages for some schools unless Congress acts.
The softball pitcher from the University of North Texas made NCAA Division I history on Sunday by throwing a perfect game in which she registered all 21 outs by strikeout.
When female athletes saw the workout room NCAA provided for the basketball tournament bubble - and compared it to the men's - they cried foul. NCAA officials belatedly acknowledge they blew it.
"Players ISOLATED entire year to help make this tournament happen," tweeted Rutgers senior Geo Baker. "NCAA: rewarded w/ $900 million. Players: rewarded w/ free deodorant and small boxed meals."