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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State's NCAA Tournament opener was the typical No. 1 seed vs. No. 16 seed romp. The Bulldogs scored 37 points in the first quarter, 6-foot-7 Teaira McCowan attempted her first career 3-pointer (she missed) and everyone more or less enjoyed the 103-46 vict…

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On a beautiful spring morning that seemed designed for running, more than 320 people finished the Viking Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, but nobody did it like the flying Frenchman Duncan Perrillat-Amede.

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Veteran coach Durwin Carpenter and senior standout Jane Rob Pannell were both instrumental in a super succesful season.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Junior center Kristian Doolittle exposed the Ole Miss Rebels in the post, fueling a fast start that saw Oklahoma put half a hundred on Ole Miss in the first 20 minutes, eliminating the Rebels 95-72 in a South Region first-round game at Colonial Life Arena Friday.

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Down by 10 points with less than seven minutes to play against a more accomplished opponent, Liberty didn’t give in a bit. Instead, the Flames just kept getting the ball to Caleb Homesley.

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STARKVILLE — Anriel Howard scored 23 points, Teaira McCowan added 22 and top-seeded Mississippi State rolled past No. 16 seed Southern 103-46 on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament.

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — In the waning seconds of the third quarter during a lopsided game, Mississippi State point guard Jazzmun Holmes made one final good decision, whipping the ball to her right that started a chain reaction of passes around the perimeter. It eventually found Andra Espino…

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Danielle Edwards endured three straight years of a lot of losses before finally getting a chance to play in the Big Dance. With every 3-pointer that splashed through the net in the fourth quarter, it was obvious the Clemson senior was ready for her opportunity.

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Anriel Howard's relentless rebounding and scoring have helped Mississippi State remain among the nation's elite women's programs. Simone Westbrook's savvy, passing and shooting are a major reason Clemson has become one of this year's surprise teams.

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Reaching the Final Four used to be just a  dream for Mississippi State women’s basketball. Now it’s just expected.

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Anriel Howard's relentless rebounding and scoring have helped Mississippi State remain among the nation's elite women's programs. Simone Westbrook's savvy, passing and shooting are a major reason Clemson has become one of this year's surprise teams.

Strong guard play is a key component to hanging around in the NCAA Tournament. That’s good news for Ole Miss, an 8 seed that will face 9 seed Oklahoma on Friday in Columbia, South Carolina.

The Pillow Academy varsity tennis team opened its 2019 season with a nail-biting 5-4 victory over a strong Jackson Victors squad on Tuesday in Greenwood.

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — When fans settle in to watch the NCAA Tournament games at the Shark Tank this weekend they should have plenty of extra time to check their phones after baskets to see what's happening at other sites around the country.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Virginia has watched the motivational pick-me-up videos. The players have relived the loss when they are too tired to do one more drill at practice. And the Cavaliers have finally answered the last question about being the first No. 1 seed to lose in a NCAA Tournament g…

Ole Miss rewarded men’s basketball coach Kermit Davis with a new contract on Tuesday, three days before he will lead the Rebels into their first NCAA Tournament game since 2015.

For the second straight season, Mississippi State will enter the NCAA Tournament as a No. 1 seed.

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Senior Lake Giachelli and junior Shane Houston Stephens provided the offensive punch Pillow Academy would need as it pulled off a 21-15 win over Central Holmes Monday in Lexington.

Pillow Academy’s tennis teams look to continue their recent championship form as they started the 2019 campaign Tuesday at home versus Jackson Victors.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As the NCAA prepares for its first basketball championships since the Supreme Court allowed legal sports betting to expand, the body governing college sports remains opposed to gambling on its events. But it's not denying reality, either.

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NEW YORK (AP) — One of the joys of March Madness is the surprising things that can happen during the NCAA Tournament. For the women, there was an unpleasant surprise before the tournament even began when the field was revealed early thanks to a production error.

GRENADA — Services for Eugene “Genie” Anthony of Grenada will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. James Christ Ministry Church.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alyric Scott scored 12 of her 14 points after halftime and hauled down 15 rebounds as top-seeded Southern fended off third seed Jackson State 45-41 Saturday to win the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament championship and earn a berth in the NCAA Women's Tournament.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Petty stuffed in a putback with a minute left to put Alabama ahead for good as the 10th-seeded Crimson Tide rallied and kept their postseason hopes alive Thursday with a 62-57 Southeastern Conference Tournament victory over Mississippi.

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tyree Griffin had a season-high 23 points as Southern Miss topped Marshall 82-73 in the Conference USA Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night. LaDavius Draine added 20 points for the Golden Eagles.

Ole Miss coach Kermit Davis was named coach of the year, and Mississippi State guard Quindary Weatherspoon was named to the first team when The Associated Press released its All-SEC basketball teams Tuesday.

Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer is one step closer to claiming the Naismith Women’s Coach of the Year Award for the second straight season. Schaefer was selected as one of 10 semifinalists for the honor. Of that group, four have previously been named the Naismith Women’s Coach of the Ye…

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — When Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer climbed the ladder, snipped the net and rang a cowbell, the message was clear — the Bulldogs were finally on top at the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

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PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Devonte Patterson had 25 points as Prairie View rolled past Alcorn State 86-66 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Tuesday night.