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For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Already in the Past

LUBBOCK, Tex. — Although Texas Tech’s dazzling quest for a national championship in men’s basketball came…

N.C.A.A. Men’s Final: Virginia Beats Texas Tech in OT to Claim Its First Title

MINNEAPOLIS — A year after exiting the court as a picture of embarrassment, the first No.…

Texas Tech’s Perfect Storm Started on a West Texas Ranch

MINNEAPOLIS — The Circle 6 Ranch sits halfway between Stanton and Lenorah, just off a stretch…

N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Preview: New Faces and a Slow Pace

The N.C.A.A. final will tip off about 9:20 p.m. Eastern on Monday in Minneapolis, the culmination…

Virginia vs. Texas Tech: Don’t Expect Much Scoring

The N.C.A.A. men’s basketball final on Monday night looks like a close contest; some people are…

N.C.A.A. Women’s Final: Baylor Is Champion With Win Over Notre Dame

TAMPA, Fla. — All season long, Baylor thrived on dominance of its post players, and against…

On College Basketball: In First N.C.A.A. Title Game, Virginia Savors Shot at Redemption

MINNEAPOLIS — If it can defeat third-seeded Texas Tech on Monday night, Virginia would not become…

N.C.A.A. Final Four: Texas Tech Upsets Michigan State

MINNEAPOLIS — Here it was, the first Final Four appearance for Texas Tech, and a recipe…

N.C.A.A. Final Four: Virginia Stuns Auburn to Reach Title Game

MINNEAPOLIS — There is winning while being outplayed. Next there is snatching victory from the jaws…

UNC Women’s Basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell Faces a Reckoning

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Sylvia Hatchell, the University of North Carolina’s women’s basketball coach, used to…

N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Four Preview

MINNEAPOLIS — Virginia, the only top seed remaining, will face Auburn, which is making its first…

Bruce Pearl at Auburn: Rebirth of a Salesman

MINNEAPOLIS — Sometime during the Final Four on Saturday, the television cameras will focus on Auburn…

Putting the Michigan in Michigan State

MINNEAPOLIS — Joshua Langford, a Michigan State guard, remembered the first time he saw more than…

Women’s Final Four: Baylor Survives a Battle with Oregon to Reach the Title Game

TAMPA, Fla. — The game was billed as old school versus new school. The bruising, defensive-minded…

N.C.A.A. Women’s Final Four Preview

TAMPA, Fla. — The Women’s Final Four on Friday will feature three teams that have at…