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student-athletes voice opinions on lack of profit share from ncaa tournament


san jose – during the 2015-16 fiscal year, the ncaa generated about $1 billion in revenue. most of that money came from television and marketing rights during the division i men’s basketball tournament ($797.9 million) and ticket sales from various ncaa championships ($123.5 million).the ncaa has long classified itself as a non-profit organization. yet this billion-dollar brand continues to rake in record figures during march madness (despite seeing a 37 percent decline in viewership during last year’s championship game) while the student-athletes participating in the three-week event don’t see a dime of the revenue they help generate.“zero,” xavier guard malcolm bernard said referencing a student-athlete’s share of these large profits.like any controversial subject, the issue of whether s






indiana fires coach tom crean as the ncaa tournament tips off


indiana coach tom crean has been fired after nine seasons.athletic director fred glass announced the decision as the ncaa tournament was beginning.crean won two big ten regular-season championships over the last five seasons but went 18-16 in 2016-17 and missed the ncaa tournament for the fifth time in nine years. that includes each of his first three seasons after he took over a gutted team following an ncaa scandal.the 50-year-old crean went 166-135 in nine seasons at indiana. photos from all the ncaa tournament games.






as ncaa tournament tips off, teams at top of brackets in hot water


salt lake city -- they are supposed to be the best of the best. in many instances, they have looked more like the ugliest of the ugly.some of the top teams in this year’s ncaa tournament have seen their names pop up in off-the-court headlines all too often and for all the wrong reasons.no. 1 seed kansas has been beset by a series of run-ins with the law.no. 2 seed louisville is awaiting the latest from the ncaa in a back-and-forth that started when an assistant coach hired female escorts to party with recruits.another top seed, north carolina, is still going back and forth with the ncaa on a complicated case centered on athletes taking “paper classes” that resulted in inflated grades to keep the players eligible. this story was running hot last year while the tar heels were making a run to






activist aims to combat sexual assault by engaging athletes


alexis jones stands in front of a room full of football players and talks about the kind of power that has nothing to do with breaking tackles or throwing touchdown passes.to combat sexual assault and violence against women, jones wants to harness what she calls “the power of the jersey.”jones, an author, activist, public speaker and former contestant on the television show “survivor,” has been speaking to college football teams around the country for three years about the treatment of women.her goal is to rebrand manhood.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.“it is actually really cool to respect girls today,” jones said earlier this week in a phone interview from austin, texas.at the south by southwest culture and music festival this week, jones introduced a documenta






day 2 of ncaa tournament opens with red-hot michigan


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poll: how far will the uw women advance in the ncaa tournament?


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big ten rides ncaa tournament surge with 3 teams in sweet 16


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illinois state falls just short of ncaa tournament bid


just 16 teams won more games than illinois state this season.all victories are not created equal, of course, and the ncaa tournament selection committee was none too impressed with how the redbirds accumulated their 27-6 record.march madness took on a different meaning in bloomington-normal on sunday night after illinois state learned it will not be among the 68 teams invited to the big dance.the snub came as little surprise to bracketologists nationwide, most of whom came to the same conclusion that the redbirds lack of quality wins - they were 1-2 against wichita state and didn’t play anybody else with a top-50 rpi - would work against them.the redbirds went 17-1 in missouri valley conference, splitting with wichita state in the regular season before a 71-51 loss to the shockers in the m






whitman men, women win sweet 16 matchups in ncaa division iii tournament


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deb antonelli set to analyze ncaa tournament games


conway, s.c. (ap) — deb antonelli has been analyzing men’s and women’s basketball games for years. now she’ll get a chance to bring her knowledge to a bigger audience as the first woman to work an ncaa tournament game as an analyst in over two decades.“this is one of the greatest sporting events, it’s like the super bowl, that’s what’s exciting about it,” antonelli said before broadcasting a women’s acc tournament game over the weekend. “i think i’m looking at it as another game with more eyes on it.”antonelli has been broadcasting games for both genders since the early 1990s, when she got her start with the missouri valley conference. besides doing hundreds of women’s games each year, she has worked the men’s acc tournament for the past six seasons as either a reporter or studio analyst.“






poll: how will the washington women and gonzaga men do in their ncaa tournament


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play-in doubleheader shows range of ncaa tournament teams – the denver post


dayton, ohio — to see the wide range and diversity of teams in the ncaa tournament, look no further than the pair of first four play-in games wednesday night.the first game features two wide-eyed, “just-happy-to-be-here” schools — uc davis and north carolina central — looking for what would be one of the biggest wins in the history of either program.the other two teams, providence and southern california, have 48 tournament appearances between them and played a thrilling 1-point game in the opening round of 64 last year.heads were still spinning tuesday.“it still hasn’t sunk in what we’re doing,” said chima moneke, a junior-college transfer who averaged 14.4 points for the big west champion uc davis, a school of 35,000 students west of sacramento, california. the aggies are playing in the






disrespected big ten can 'make some noise' in ncaa tournament


washington — a season of criticism for not having elite teams has made the big ten feel like the big disrespected.perhaps that's about to change.the conference has seven teams in the ncaa tournament, second only to the acc's nine. after eighth-seeded michigan beat three fellow ncaa-bound teams on its road to the tournament title, players have big hopes for what the big ten can do in the big dance."i definitely think the big ten can make some noise in (the) tournament given that those teams play the same way they did in this tournament," wisconsin forward vitto brown said after losing to michigan in the big ten final sunday.despite losing its only conference tournament game to michigan, 15th-ranked purdue is a no. 4 seed, and maryland is still a no. 6 seed after losing its only game in home






disrespected big 10 can 'make some noise' in ncaa tournament


washington — a season of criticism for not having elite teams has made the big ten feel like the big disrespected.perhaps that's about to change.the conference has seven teams in the ncaa tournament, second only to the acc's nine. after eighth-seeded michigan beat three fellow ncaa-bound teams on its road to the tournament title, players have big hopes for what the big ten can do in the big dance."i definitely think the big ten can make some noise in (the) tournament given that those teams play the same way they did in this tournament," wisconsin forward vitto brown said after losing to michigan in the big ten final sunday.despite losing its only conference tournament game to michigan, 15th-ranked purdue is a no. 4 seed, and maryland is still a no. 6 seed after losing its only game in home






illinois state falls just short of ncaa tournament bid, named no. 1 seed in nit


just 16 teams won more games than illinois state this season.all victories are not created equal, of course, and the ncaa tournament selection committee was none too impressed with how the redbirds accumulated their 27-6 record.march madness took on a different meaning in bloomington-normal on sunday night after illinois state learned it will not be among the 68 teams invited to the big dance.the redbirds were later named a no. 1 seed in the nit and will play uc irvine on wednesday at 8:30 p.m. the game will be broadcast on espnu.the big dance snub came as little surprise to bracketologists nationwide, most of whom came to the same conclusion that the redbirds lack of quality wins - they were 1-2 against wichita state and didn’t play anybody else with a top-50 rpi - would work against them






disrespected big 10 can 'make some noise' in ncaa tournament


washington — a season of criticism for not having elite teams has made the big ten feel like the big disrespected.perhaps that's about to change.the conference has seven teams in the ncaa tournament, second only to the acc's nine. after eighth-seeded michigan beat three fellow ncaa-bound teams on its road to the tournament title, players have big hopes for what the big ten can do in the big dance."i definitely think the big ten can make some noise in (the) tournament given that those teams play the same way they did in this tournament," wisconsin forward vitto brown said after losing to michigan in the big ten final sunday.despite losing its only conference tournament game to michigan, 13th-ranked purdue is a no. 4 seed, and 25th-ranked maryland is still a no. 6 seed after losing its only






disrespected big ten can 'make some noise' in ncaa tournament


washington — a season of criticism for not having elite teams has made the big ten feel like the big disrespected.perhaps that's about to change.the conference has seven teams in the ncaa tournament, second only to the acc's nine. after eighth-seeded michigan beat three fellow ncaa-bound teams on its road to the tournament title, players have big hopes for what the big ten can do in the big dance."i definitely think the big ten can make some noise in (the) tournament given that those teams play the same way they did in this tournament," wisconsin forward vitto brown said after losing to michigan in the big ten final sunday.despite losing its only conference tournament game to michigan, 13th-ranked purdue is a no. 4 seed, and 25th-ranked maryland is still a no. 6 seed after losing its only






follow the madness: ncaa men's tournament scoreboard


score updates and tv information for the ncaa men's basketball tournament, plus a menu of other college basketball news.






ncaa agrees to pay $208 million settlement in antitrust case


the ncaa and 11 major athletic conferences announced friday night they have agreed to pay $208.7 million to settle a federal cl -action lawsuit filed by former college athletes who claimed the value of their scholarships was illegally capped.the settlement still must be approved by a judge and it does not close the antitrust case. the ncaa said in a statement the ociation and conferences "will continue to vigorously oppose the remaining portion of the lawsuit seeking pay for play."the settlement will be fully funded by ncaa reserves, the ociation said. no school or conference will be required to contribute.the original antitrust lawsuit was filed in 2014 by former west virginia football player shawne alston. the case was later combined with other lawsuits and covers division i men's and wo






now that your school is probably out of the tournament, amazon's running an ncaa


ncaa apparel gold boxit’s a little puzzling that amazon would run an ncaa apparel saleafter all but 12 schools have been eliminated from the tournament, but better late than never, i guess.advertisementtoday only, you score great low prices on team-branded hoodies, hats, and shirts. the players won’t get any of the money, but on the bright side, these are really cheap prices, so the ncaa probably won’t get as much as they normally would. just click through to to the item you want, and you’ll find a dropdown menu with all of the available schools - the teams you see on the deal page are not the only options.






the ncaa tournament is unpaid overtime for players; that is madness


what a riveting first week of the ncaa tournament. but let’s take this break in the action as a moment to remember how this thrilling entertainment that takes over the country is a grand hustle.this tournament, like college football bowl games, is where the ncaa goes from unfair to unscrupulous.the usual retort in the debate about paying players: their payment is a free education. presuming that is adequate compensation, when are they off the clock?the ncaa tournament is overtime. those who make the postseason are doing more work for the same pay than players who don’t. stanford is off the clock, meanwhile arizona is still working. but here is the part that is shady: everybody is making money off this overtime except for the players.the ncaa is getting about $770 million from cbs and turne






illini let ncaa tournament dream slip away with loss at rutgers


the door was open — just a crack.illinois had won four consecutive games and five of six to put itself back in the ncaa tournament picture. all the illini needed to do saturday was beat rutgers, the last-place team in the big ten, to keep alive their ncaa hopes.but the scarlet knights, who had won just two big ten games, likely ended the illini's dream with a 62-59 victory in piscataway, n.j. it appears illinois would need to win the big ten tournament this week in washington, d.c., where they begin play thursday, to advance to the ncaa tournament.relatively speaking, the bar was set pretty low for illinois this season. to keep fans' howls for coach john groce's dismissal to a minimum, the illini just had to make the ncaa tournament.forget about even winning a game — just get there.but ill






illinois lets ncaa tournament dream slip away with loss at rutgers


the door was open — just a crack.illinois had won four consecutive games and five of six to put itself back in the ncaa tournament picture. all the illini needed to do saturday was beat rutgers, the last-place team in the big ten, to keep alive their ncaa hopes.but the scarlet knights, who had won just two big ten games, likely ended the illini's dream with a 62-59 victory in piscataway, n.j.it appears illinois would need to win the big ten tournament this week in washington, d.c., where they begin play thursday, to advance to the ncaa tournament.relatively speaking, the bar was set pretty low for illinois this season. to keep fans' howls for coach john groce's dismissal to a minimum, the illini just had to make the ncaa tournament.forget about even winning a game — just get there.but illi






busted: teams at top of brackets find themselves in trouble


salt lake city — they are supposed to be the best of the best. in many instances, they have looked more like the ugliest of the ugly.some of the top teams in this year's ncaa tournament have seen their names pop up in off-the-court headlines all too often and for all the wrong reasons.—no. 1 seed kansas has been beset by a series of run-ins with the law.—no. 2 seed louisville is awaiting the latest from the ncaa in a back-and-forth that started when an assistant coach hired female escorts to party with recruits.—another top seed, north carolina, is still going back and forth with the ncaa on a complicated case centered on athletes taking "paper classes" that resulted in inflated grades to keep the players eligible. this story was running hot last year while the tar heels were making a run






busted: teams at top of brackets find themselves in trouble


salt lake city (ap) — they are supposed to be the best of the best. in many instances, they have looked more like the ugliest of the ugly.some of the top teams in this year’s ncaa tournament have seen their names pop up in off-the-court headlines all too often and for all the wrong reasons.—no. 1 seed kansas has been beset by a series of run-ins with the law.—no. 2 seed louisville is awaiting the latest from the ncaa in a back-and-forth that started when an assistant coach hired female escorts to party with recruits.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.—another top seed, north carolina, is still going back and forth with the ncaa on a complicated case centered on athletes taking “paper classes” that resulted in inflated grades to keep the players eligible. this story w






ncaa agrees to pay $208 million settlement in antitrust case – the denver post


by ralph d. russo, the ociated press the ncaa and 11 major athletic conferences announced friday night they have agreed to pay $208.7 million to settle a federal cl -action lawsuit filed by former college athletes who claimed the value of their scholarships was illegally capped.the settlement still must be approved by a judge and it does not close the antitrust case. the ncaa said in a statement the ociation and conferences “will continue to vigorously oppose the remaining portion of the lawsuit seeking pay for play.”the settlement will be fully funded by ncaa reserves, the ociation said. no school or conference will be required to contribute.the original antitrust lawsuit was filed in 2014 by former west virginia football player shawne alston. the case was later combined with other lawsui






purdue looks to improve ncaa seeding as big ten tournament opens


it's all about the seed.never forget that.yes, purdue aims to add a big ten tournament title to its resume, but in the 21st century, ncaa tournament success is priority no. 1.so as the boilers' bask in the glow of an outright conference championship, capped by sunday's regular-season-ending 69-65 victory at ncaa tourney-bound northwestern, they understand the most important work is about to begin."what's at stake is our seeding in the ncaa tournament," center isaac haas says. "we know we'll be the no. 1 seed in the big ten tournament, but we want to improve that in the ncaa."we just have to take care of business."in theory, the better the ncaa tourney seed, the better the prospects of advancing.in theory.given the number of first weekend upsets that annually rock march madness brackets, no






huskies women will find out monday what their seed is for the ncaa tournament


the huskies know they will be invited to the big dance for a third straight year when the ncaa selection committee unveils the 64-team bracket at 4 p.m. monday on espn.between bites of mike neighbors’ chicken spaghetti the other night at his mercer island home, the huskies exchanged ideas during a team dinner about where they will start the ncaa women’s basketball tournament that begins this week.“i’ve got it narrowed down to eight teams that we could potentially play,” the uw coach said. “lots of people have different opinions about what they’re going to do with us. in a way that’s been hard because we’ve been practicing this week without knowing who we’re playing.”the huskies know they will be invited to the big dance for a third straight year when the ncaa selection committee unveils th






how important is momentum entering march madness? ask the gophers or wisconsin


the teams riding momentum, a winning streak or that “get hot” late in the regular season win championships. at least that is the assumption or cliché.seven of the 12 teams remaining in the ncaa tournament would argue otherwise.gary parrish, cbs sports college basketball columnist and tv analyst, provided evidence in support of this argument friday morning. he tweeted “next time somebody tries to tell you about the importance of ‘momentum’ heading into the ncaa tournament, show them this.”the screen grab documented a combined 18-31 record that seven of the remaining teams in the tournament produced leading up to march madness.xavier advanced to the elite eight thursday night by upsetting arizona. the musketeers were 3-7 in 10 games before the ncaa tournament.wisconsin is appearing in its fo






disrespected big 10 can ‘make some noise’ in ncaa tournament


washington (ap) — a season of criticism for not having elite teams has made the big ten feel like the big disrespected.perhaps that’s about to change.the conference has seven teams in the ncaa tournament, second only to the acc’s nine. after eighth-seeded michigan beat three fellow ncaa-bound teams on its road to the tournament title, players have big hopes for what the big ten can do in the big dance.“i definitely think the big ten can make some noise in (the) tournament given that those teams play the same way they did in this tournament,” wisconsin forward vitto brown said after losing to michigan in the big ten final sunday.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.despite losing its only conference tournament game to michigan, 13th-ranked purdue is a no. 4 seed, and 25






saint mary's to face vcu in ncaa tournament


moraga — saint mary’s college earned a no. 7 seed and will open the ncaa tournament against virginia commonwealth on thursday in salt lake city..the gaels (28-4) landed in the 68-team event for the first time since 2013 and one year after being snubbed despite a 27-5 record on selection sunday.if smc were to beat vcu (26-8), it would face the winner of arizona-north dakota on saturday.the gaels, ranked no. 19 in the ap top-25, were considered a lock to be part of this year’s ncaa tournament after losing just once to anyone other than west coast conference champion gonzaga. smc entered sunday with a no. 17 rpi ranking and a no. 13 spot in the pomeroy computer ratings.this is the school’s ninth ncaa berth and its sixth since 2005 under coach randy bennett.






winter storm forces basketball teams to alter travel plans


albany, n.y. (ap) — mother nature is causing college basketball teams to alter their travel plans.teams chasing a college basketball title are contending with an unexpected wrinkle that’s making last-minute travel plans difficult — a fierce storm bearing down on the northeast that’s expected to dump up to two feet of snow in some places and create blizzard-like conditions.“we are closely tracking the weather and working with our travel partners and teams in the tournament to ensure the safety of our student-athletes, coaches, administrators, officials and fans,” the ncaa said in a statement. “this includes looking at departure times for teams that will play in affected cities.”villanova, the top overall seed in the men’s ncaa tournament, left philadelphia on monday afternoon for buffalo, n






northwestern could cash in on first-ever ncaa tournament bid, 'reawaken' alumni


for the multitude of media members who attended northwestern — evanston's big ten school — the question of a rooting interest in the ncaa men's basketball tournament has been purely academic since the first go-round in 1939.they wanted only what most sports reporters would say they want, which... (phil rosenthal)






northwestern makes first ncaa tournament as no. 8 seed, will face vanderbilt in


the drought is over. northwestern is going to the ncaa tournament for the first time in its history, having been awarded a no. 8 seed in the west region. the wildcats will face no. 9 seed vanderbilt on thursday in salt lake city.the last power five program to reach the ncaa tournament, northwestern earned its spot by going 23-11, beating ncaa tournament teams wake forest, dayton, wisconsin, michigan and maryland and reaching the semifinals of the big ten tournament.the team learned its fate sunday afternoon at a watch party at welsh-ryan arena, where a crowd of about 1,500 reveled in the announcement and the introduction of players. backup center barret benson danced to the band’s rendition of “go u northwestern.”regarding tickets, a northwestern official said all schools receive an allotm






5 things you need to know this weekend


the villanova wildcats mascot performs in the second half against the mount st. mary's mountaineers during the first round of the ncaa tournament at keybank center.(photo: mark konezny-usa today sports) 18 connect 1 linkedinemailmorehey, where did all the cinderellas go?march madness rolls along to the round of 32 after high seeds avoided major hiccups in the ncaa tournament's first round. what's been rather surprising — and disappointing to those who love underdogs — is the lack of knock-your-socks-off upsets. heading into the weekend, there is just one true mid-major remaining: middle tennessee state, a no. 12 seed that was ridiculously misseeded. some of saturday's most intriguing matchups include; no. 1 gonzaga taking on tournament darling no. 8 northwestern (5:15 p.m. et, tbs), and de






5 things you need to know this weekend


the villanova wildcats mascot performs in the second half against the mount st. mary's mountaineers during the first round of the ncaa tournament at keybank center.(photo: mark konezny-usa today sports) 18 connect 1 linkedinemailmorehey, where did all the cinderellas go?march madness rolls along to the round of 32 after high seeds avoided major hiccups in the ncaa tournament's first round. what's been rather surprising — and disappointing to those who love underdogs — is the lack of knock-your-socks-off upsets. heading into the weekend, there is just one true mid-major remaining: middle tennessee state, a no. 12 seed that was ridiculously misseeded. some of saturday's most intriguing matchups include; no. 1 gonzaga taking on tournament darling no. 8 northwestern (5:15 p.m. et, tbs), and de






trump immigration order rollout 'botched'


closeskip in skipxembedxshare alberto gonzales offers the new president some advice from his time in the white house. kirk a. badoalberto gonzales(p o: submitted)nashville — former u.s. attorney general alberto gonzales says the rollout of president donald trump's recent executive order restricting refugees and immigration was "botched" and represented a "breakdown" of the department of justice process.over the weekend, trump signed an executive order suspending the u.s. refugee resettlement program for at least four months, after which the united states will only accept refugees from those countries with “sufficient safeguards” to ensure the “security and welfare of the united states.” it also suspends legal immigration from seven muslim-majority countries. the order was met with widespre