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Zags fail to reach zenith with uncharacteristic mistakes in national title game

GLENDALE - The same sequence played itself out three separate times over the course of Monday night for Gonzaga - poor execution, a change of possession and an easy Tar Heels bucket.


Size looms large in NCAA title game between North Carolina, Gonzaga

GLENDALE -- When Roy Williams was in his first season as a Division I head coach with Kansas in 1988, he probably wouldn’t have been surprised to see a matchup of two big men who would combine to total nearly 600 pounds in the low post.


Chasing Ghosts: Tar Heels one step away from redemption

GLENDALE -- It’s going to be hard for North Carolina to shake off the ghost of Villanova guard Kris Jenkins’ buzzer-beater in last season’s national championship game. Especially with him in the building, rocking a Tar Heels shirt in support of his brother -- UNC senior guard Nate Britt.


Self, McGrady headline 2017 Hall of Fame class

GLENDALE -- While the team itself may have only advanced to the Elite Eight, Kansas has had a pretty good Final Four week.


West Coast hoops gets prime opportunity in Final Four

GLENDALE – This weekend’s Final Four makes it clear – quality basketball is being played in the Pacific Time Zone.


Gonzaga assistant coach has roots at Scottsdale Community College

GLENDALE – Even if the confetti doesn’t shower him on Monday night amid a national championship celebration, Gonzaga assistant coach Donny Daniels will have a legacy in the state of Arizona.


GCU’s Russell gets ‘One Shining Moment’ on Final Four floor

GLENDALE -- Grand Canyon University isn’t eligible to participate in the NCAA Tournament until next season, but that didn’t keep one Antelope from playing on the Final Four court.


North Carolina bill brings reminders of Arizona’s past at Final Four

GLENDALE - NCAA president Mark Emmert said at a Final Four news conference that the organization’s board of directors will make a decision in the coming days about whether the NCAA will hold championship events again in North Carolina, where lawmakers have overturned House Bill 2.


Four on the floor: Stage set at University of Phoenix Stadium for Final Four

GLENDALE -- It’s been built. Now, it’s time to see who will come to play on it.


ASU outfielder Hunter Bishop lives ‘4MOM’ with Alzheimer’s

PHOENIX – Hunter Bishop leans up against the railing of the dugout at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, sunflower seeds stuffing his mouth. Every part of him – except for maybe his slender 6-foot-5 frame – looks the part of an ordinary Division I baseball player. However, there’s more to the Arizona State freshman outfielder.


Arizona State’s ballpark fitted with new cameras

PHOENIX -- Arizona State baseball’s big acquisitions this offseason weren’t limited to its No. 1-rated recruiting class.


ASU broadens recruiting horizons with three from long range

TEMPE — A loud voice echoes at Arizona State’s basketball practice facility in the Weatherup Center, battling the constant squeak of sneakers and the bounce of basketballs.