Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 20 points, Kerry Blackshear added 15 and fourth-seeded Virginia Tech earned its first NCAA tournament win in 12 years by beating No. 13 seed Saint Louis 66-52 on Friday night.
Tennessee held off a second-half rally by No. 15 seed Colgate for a 77-70 win Friday and advanced to play Iowa on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty’s record with his 200th career victory in NASCAR on Sunday, using an impressive late surge through the field following a speeding penalty to win at Auto Club Speedway.
Lamonte’ Turner sank a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30 seconds left and No. 8 Tennessee rallied to beat No. 4 Kentucky 82-78 in a thriller of a Southeastern Conference semifinal game Saturday.
No. 8 Tennessee defeated Mississippi State 83-76 on Friday to advance to an SEC tournament semifinal meeting with No. 4 Kentucky on Saturday.
President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect the emergency declaration he’d used to circumvent lawmakers to build his border wall.
One man was arrested and charged with murder in what appeared to be a carefully planned racist attack. Police also defused explosive devices in a car.
Tennessee forward Grant Williams is The Associated Press’ Southeastern Conference men’s basketball player of the year and Mississippi’s Kermit Davis coach of the year.
Reviving his border wall fight with Congress, Trump wants more than $8 billion for the barrier with Mexico, and he's also asking for a big boost in military spending. That's alongside steep cuts in health care and economic support programs for the poor that Democrats — and even some Republicans — will oppose.
Tennessee has fallen, but that doesn’t mean the Vols can’t get back up and win the Southeastern Conference men’s basketball tournament.