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Elmore’s 27 lead 13th-seeded Marshall over Wichita St 81-75

By BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Marshall Thundering Herd celebrated like never before. For the first time in six tries during 62 years, the Thundering Herd won an NCAA Tournament game. Jon Elmore scored 27 points and Jarrod West hit a huge 3-pointer with three ...

AP Source: Browns to sign free agent T Hubbard

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — As they wait for Joe Thomas' decision, the Cleveland Browns added some offensive line depth. The team reached agreement on Tuesday with former Pittsburgh tackle Chris Hubbard on a five-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations ...

Jayhawks, Wildcats banged up entering NCAA Tournament

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The success or failure of teams from the Sunflower State in the NCAA Tournament might be decided not by the players taking the floor but their trainers in the locker room. Top-seeded Kansas hopes to get injured center Udoka Azubuike ...

Purdue and West Virginia headline the WNIT

NEW YORK (AP) — Purdue and West Virginia just missed out on the NCAA Tournament. The two schools will still be playing in the postseason as they headline the WNIT field that was announced Monday night. They were among the final eight teams revealed by the NCAA on Sunday night and ended up ...

Villanova earns top seed in NCAA Tournament East Region; WVU seeded 5th

By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Villanova has a more urgent goal as a No. 1 seed than a Final Four. Try, surviving opening weekend. The Big East Tournament champion Wildcats (30-4) earned yet another top seed in the NCAA Tournament and will open the East Region on ...

West Virginia Gets 5 Seed in NCAA Tournament; Headed to San Diego

West Virginia will face 12-seed Murray State on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. The Mountaineers received a 5 seed, with the game taking place in San Diego. Murray State enters the contest on a 13-game winning streak The seeding sets up a potential WVU-Marshall game in the ...

Kansas tops West Virginia 81-70 to win Big 12 tourney title

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Devonte Graham ripped off the shooting sleeve he was wearing and tossed it into the crowd, then took the two-time Big 12 defensive player of the year baseline for a pullup jumper. Talk about unflappable. Unstoppable, too. The ...

Marshall ends 31-year NCAA drought with C-USA title

By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Basketball Writer FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The long wait is over for Marshall after all those long shots by Jon Elmore. Elmore scored 20 of his 27 points after halftime, with a Conference USA championship game-record seven 3-pointers, and the Thundering Herd are going to ...

No. 18 West Virginia tops No. 14 Texas Tech 66-63 at Big 12s

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — West Virginia has made a habit of reaching the Big 12 Tournament title game lately. Now, the Mountaineers will try to end the habit of losing it. Daxter Miles Jr. scored 22 points and Jevon Carter added 17, and the tournament's No. ...

West Virginia beats Baylor 78-65 in Big 12 tourney

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Baylor thought it had stolen some much-needed momentum entering halftime against West Virginia when Tristan Clark threw down a dunk with a couple of seconds left on the clock. Jevon Carter stole it all right back. The senior guard ...