The Fighting Irish's miracle upset bid came up just short in the final seconds as Kentucky remained undefeated and knocked off Notre Dame to punch its ticket to the Final Four.
Notre Dame blitzed the Shockers in the second half of a surprisingly easy 81-70 victory Thursday night against Wichita State to earn a spot in the Elite Eight.
UIC announced Steve McClain as the new head basketball coach Monday. McClain spent the last five years as an assistant at Indiana and also was head coach of Wyoming for nine years.
2wSeven Big Ten teams, including No. 1 seeded Wisconsin, were invited to the NCAA Tournament. See which teams made the cut and who they'll square off against this week.
2wThe Badgers battled back from an 11-point second-half deficit to force overtime, where they outscored the Spartans, 11-0, to win the Big Ten Tournament championship.
2wSaturday-afternoon wins by Wisconsin and Michigan State mean the teams of conference stalwarts Bo Ryan and Tom Izzo will collide in the Big Ten Tournament championship game Sunday afternoon at the United Center.
2wMaryland's loss to Michigan State on Saturday, in which it blew a 16-point lead, was hardly a good one. But it's just one game, and the Terps have the NCAA tournament ahead.
2wDePaul announced on Saturday that head coach Oliver Purnell has resigned from his position after spending the past five years with the school.
2wMichigan State battled back from a 16-point first-half deficit to take down Maryland in Saturday's Big Ten Tournament semifinal, advancing to the title game against Wisconsin.
2wIt's the kind of performance the Badgers turned in during a 41-16 second half Saturday that ought to make them a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. If they're not, why not?