Conference USA men's basketball - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Conference USA men's basketball The Latest: After quiet start, March Madness gets big upset The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:05 p.m. It took three days for the NCAA Tournament to produce a major upset. It was a stunner that busted a ton of brackets. Villanova, the defending national champion and the top overall seed, was upended by eighth-seeded Wisconsin 65-62. ... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:24:00 GMT 2017-03-19T04:24:00Z A down year for No. 12 seeds in NCAA Tournament openers The 12 seeds had a down year in the NCAA Tournament's opening round. The pairing that has become famous — or infamous — for first-round upsets yielded just one win for 12-seeds in four games on Thursday. Since 2007, the 12s have won 50 of 152 games against No. 5s, with 2015 the only year since then a 12 didn't advance. That's an average... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 07:05:00 GMT 2017-03-17T07:05:00Z The Latest: Arizona takes 1st step, beats North Dakota The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times EDT): 12:55 a.m. It's been 20 years since a Pac-12 team won the national championship, and Arizona is out to match what the 1997 Wildcats pulled off. They're off on the right foot, beating North Dakota 100-82 in the final game of a day that saw two teams make their NCAA Tournament debuts. ... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 05:05:00 GMT 2017-03-17T05:05:00Z Vandy hoping to get NCAA call despite loss Vanderbilt had a rough ending to the SEC Tournament, blown out 76-62 to Arkansas in the semifinals Saturday. Now the Commodores will have an anxious 24-or-so hours to find out if they're in the NCAA Tournament. "It's been spectacular run by our guys the last couple weeks, been a lot of emotional games all packed into the last few weeks,... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 08:46:00 GMT 2017-03-12T08:46:00Z MTSU repeats in C-USA tourney title, 83-72 over Marshall BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Giddy Potts and Middle Tennessee both reached the big 3-0 in timely fashion. Potts matched his season high with 30 points to lead Middle Tennessee to win No. 30 and its second straight Conference USA Tournament championship with an 83-72 victory over Marshall on Saturday night. Potts scored seven straight points ... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 04:31:00 GMT 2017-03-12T04:31:00Z Louisiana Tech's Boykins, UAB's Baxter suspended for fight IRVING, Texas (AP) — Conference USA says Louisiana Tech's Jacobi Boykins and UAB's Hakeem Baxter are suspended one game for fighting in the benches-clearing mayhem that led to multiple ejections from Thursday's game. Boykins will miss Louisiana Tech's game at Middle Tennessee. Baxter will miss UAB's home game against Southern Mississippi. Players from bot... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 20:07:00 GMT 2017-01-27T20:07:00Z UAB wins brawl-filled battle with Louisiana Tech, 79-70 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Dirk Williams scored 17 points and Alabama-Birmingham beat Louisiana Tech, 79-70 in a Conference USA game marred by a benches-clearing brawl that resulted in the Bulldogs finishing the game with just four players Thursday night. Chris Cokley scored from the low post and was fouled by Omar Sherman with 6:03 left in the game to put U... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:29:00 GMT 2017-01-27T15:29:00Z