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Gonzaga guard Jordan Mathews, top left, drives to the basket against West Virginia during the first half of an NCAA Tournament college basketball regional semifinal game Thursday, March 23, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Top-seeded Gonzaga survives for win over West Virginia

- Associated Press

Jordan Mathews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with under a minute to play and top-seeded Gonzaga survived a rough shooting night for both teams to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia 61-58 Thursday night to advance to the West Regional final.

Oregon forward Dillon Brooks, left, celebrates with Jordan Bell after a regional semifinal against Michigan in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. Oregon won 69-68. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Oregon ends Michigan’s run with victory, heads to Elite 8

- Associated Press

Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points and made the go-ahead layup with 1:08 left, and third-seeded Oregon ended No. 7 Michigan’s dramatic postseason run with a 69-68 victory in a Midwest Regional semifinal on Thursday night.

FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, former Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr., left, congratulates his son Georgetown head coach John Thompson III, right, after the Hoya's 61-39 win over Syracuse in an NCAA college basketball game in Washington.  Georgetown has fired basketball coach John Thompson III on Thursday, March 23, 2017, after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File) **FILE**

LOVERRO: Thompson name, tradition should have bought more time

Thompson represented the tradition of basketball excellence that put the school on the map — the son of the father, the great Hall of Fame coach, John Thompson Jr. In the end, though, it wasn’t enough for the son of the father that represented the school’s legacy, far more than any rich or powerful alumnus.

FILE - In this Friday, March 10, 2017, file photo, South Carolina head coach Frank Martin yells at guard Sindarius Thornwell (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Alabama at the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File) **FILE**

NCAA East Regional semifinals not what was expected

- Associated Press

The folks at Madison Square Garden were drooling at the thought of a Duke-Villanova regional final. Two schools that consider the Garden a home away from home in a No. 1 seed vs. No. 2 seed dream matchup that would make MSG the place to be this weekend.

Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss shoots during practice Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in San Jose, Calif., in preparation for an NCAA Tournament college basketball regional semifinal game. Gonzaga plays West Virginia on Thursday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Gonzaga, Arizona try to end West Coast Final Four drought

- Associated Press

This marks the third straight trip to the Sweet 16 for the Bulldogs and fifth in seven years for the Wildcats. But like the rest of their brethren based in the western United States, they haven’t made a Final Four in that span.

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NCAA Tournament Capsules

- Associated Press

Results from the regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday:

Kansas guard Frank Mason III passes around Purdue center Isaac Haas during the first half of a regional semifinal of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

No. 1 seed Kansas routs Purdue 98-66 to reach Elite Eight

- Associated Press

Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason III poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals.

FILE - In this Sunday, March 19, 2017, file photo, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino walks off the court after a 73-69 loss to Michigan in a second-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Indianapolis. The NCAA is standing by its allegations against the Louisville men's basketball program and Pitino, saying the coach failed to notice "red flags" in activities by a former staffer who an escort says hired dancers for sex parties with recruits and players. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

NCAA dismisses Louisville's response in sex scandal case

- Associated Press

The NCAA is standing by its allegations against the Louisville men's basketball program and Rick Pitino, saying the coach failed to notice "red flags" in activities by a former staffer who an escort says hired dancers for sex parties with recruits and players.