Kevin Ware started only one game this season, but his absence leaves a void on offense and defense for the No. 1-seeded Cardinals.
ATLANTA - His full-leg cast and crutches aside, Kevin Ware is no different than the rest of his Louisville teammates this week.
Carl Hall and his Wichita State teammates didn't get much attention coming out of high school, or even later in some cases. They've consoled themselves by cutting down nets in their march to the Final Four.
ATLANTA - More than 30 years ago, Cliff Levingston was part of a powerhouse team at Wichita State that was stocked with future NBA talent, and to this day he believes it underachieved.
The excitement level on the Wichita State bench rises late in the game against Gonzaga. The Shockers have "a team full of fighters," forward Carl Hall says.
With the clock at zero, the Wichita State Shockers get their dance on at the Big Dance. They will head to Los Angeles for their Sweet 16 game Thursday.
SALT LAKE CITY - America's No. 1 team fell Saturday night at EnergySolutions Arena - call it a Shocker - and the Arizona Wildcats' bracket became even more discombobulated.
Florida Gulf Coast guard Sherwood Brown led all players with 24 points in Friday's upset of No. 2 Georgetown.
PHILADELPHIA - Build a state university in the swamplands of South Florida. Move the athletic program to the highest level in college sports and hire a self-made millionaire basketball coach. When his team makes the NCAA tournament, say in Year 2 of its eligibility, beat a tradition-rich opp…
Arizona's Kaleb Tarczewski clamps down on Harvard's Kenyatta Smith during the second half of Arizona's win. The 7-foot freshman helped keep the Crimson to a 27.6 shooting percentage for the game.
UA guard Mark Lyons tussles with a pair of Harvard players for a loose ball in a game that included a lot of time on the deck.
SALT LAKE CITY - Before Mark Lyons finished putting a pain in the stomachs of Harvard alumni everywhere, he had one of his own.
For Kevin Parrom, left, the UA's win over Harvard means a return to Southern California for a Sweet 16 appearance.
SALT LAKE CITY - Arizona freshman forward Grant Jerrett was scheduled to receive X-rays late Saturday night in Tucson after suffering elbow and nerve damage in the first half of Arizona's 71-54 win over Harvard at EnergySolutions Arena.
After taking a rebound coast to coast, UA senior Solomon Hill teaches Harvard and guard Laurent Rivard a lesson on dunking to give the Cats a 30-9 lead with 8:06 left in the first half. Before the slam, Hill hit a key three-pointer.
Arizona senior Mark Lyons celebrates after one of his three three-point baskets. Lyons scored 27 points on 12-of-17 shooting against Harvard and has 50 points in two tournament games on 20-of-32 shooting (62.5 percent).
Arizona's Solomon Hill defends Harvard's Christian Webster during the second half. Hill used his size and athleticism to score 13 and grab 10 rebounds.
SALT LAKE CITY - The sixth-seeded Arizona Wildcats have earned another Sweet 16 trip to Southern California, but figuratively, at least, they're heading much farther away.