Crown ’em


Tennessee beat Kentucky for the SEC Championship, 71-70.

Big Ten:

Nebraska took down Iowa for the Big Ten Championship, 72-65.


Notre Dame routed Duke for the ACC Championship, 69-53.


USC rallied in the second half to beat Oregon State for the Pac-12 Championship, 71-62.


Fordham downed Dayton to take the A-10 Championship, 63-51.

Big South:

Winthrop beat High Point to take the Big South Championship, 87-74.

Other tournament results:

Big 12:

West Virginia got by Texas in one semifinal, 67-60.

Baylor squeaked by Oklahoma State in the other semifinal, 65-61.

American Athletic Conference:

Louisville survived South Florida in one semifinal, 60-56.

UConn routed Rutgers in the other semifinal, 83-57.

Full scoreboard.

Brackets for all conference tournaments.

More news:

Kansas State has fired coach Deb Patterson after 18 years.

Attendance was down for the first two days of the Pac-12 Tournament in Seattle.

Coach Matt Insell: one year into the Ole Miss rebuilding project.