Xavier overcame worst slump in 35 years to reach Elite Eight

CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier didn't look like an Elite Eight team in early March, coming off six straight defeats that led coaches to try to burn the month of February from the players' memories, literally.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

James to see eye doctor after 112-105 win over Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeBron James sat at his locker dabbing his right eye with a wet compress while having difficulty keeping it open.

A battle scar from a rough night.

  • Written by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

No. 1 seed Notre Dame routs Ohio State 99-76 in Sweet 16

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Notre Dame delivered on one promise by coach Muffet McGraw to look different without injured Brianna Turner, shifting from lobbing the ball inside to their star forward to throwing up perimeter shots with success.

  • Written by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer