Azubuike swats ball into the front row.
Udo Azubuike sends Esa Ahmad's layup attempt into the crowd with authority.
Tempers flare between Nova, Xavier.
Villanova's Omari Spellman and Xavier's Paul Scruggs are assessed technical fouls after getting tangled up.
Villanova from 3-point range last three games: 17-for-71 (23.9 percent). Villanova from 3-point range tonight: 16-for-34 (47.1 percent).
Bubble Watch: Struggling to survive in a rugged Big 12
In a league as competitive as the Big 12, opportunities abound for quality wins. The problem, as Texas and Oklahoma are learning in recent weeks, is winning those games. Will the Longhorns or Sooners end their losing streaks this weekend?
Weekend lookahead: Xavier, Villanova battle for Big East supremacy
The Wildcats have owned the Big East, but recent losses have opened the door for the Musketeers to take the league, starting with Saturday's matchup.
Bracketology: Night of upsets reshape the bracket
Thursday saw four ranked teams get upset by unranked opponents. For Purdue, the loss could cost them a No. 1 seed.
Spartans overcome 22-point halftime deficit to defeat Wildcats.
Michigan State holds Northwestern to 11 points in the second half and Cassius Winston finishes with 17 points and 9 rebounds.
Northwestern scores 11 second-half points and blows a 27-point lead to fall to Michigan State, 65-60. Wildcats missed 17 straight shots at one point.
Young's 26 can't prevent Oklahoma's fifth straight loss.
Trae Young finishes with 26 points but is only 7-of-21 from the field in the Sooners' loss.
Frustrations bubbling over for cold-shooting Trae Young, Sooners
While Texas buoyed its tournament hopes with a season sweep, Oklahoma is battling a deep slump at the wrong time of the year.
'I own Auburn men's basketball. It's mine.'
Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl sits down with Jeff Goodman to talk about the Tigers' success this season amid FBI investigations surrounding assistant Chuck Person.
One month could decide Wichita State's -- and Gregg Marshall's -- future
Gregg Marshall yells and screams. That's how he gets his point across. But he also listens. Amid an up-and-down year at Wichita State, the man whom bigger programs are always chasing will listen again.
Is this John Calipari's most disappointing Kentucky team ever?
With Kentucky missing an edge, along with a couple of pieces, could the reeling Wildcats miss the NCAA tourney for the second time under John Calipari?
Sunday's seed announcement was fun, but Thursday was real
Cincinnati, Purdue and Ohio State each entered the night a projected top-4 seed. But each team lost a stumper, and now they're unsure.
Maybe the race for the award isn't over
Have Oklahoma's recent troubles made Trae Young not a sure thing for the Wooden Award? Arizona's Deandre Ayton is among the players who might get another look.
Greenberg would take Sexton over Young for NBA.
Seth Greenberg explains why Collin Sexton's game will translate better in the NBA than Trae Young's.
The most important thing by league as conference play winds down
Trae Young's sudden struggle is the biggest question in the Big 12. In the SEC, it's a daily struggle for Kentucky. As March approaches, each league has some big things to figure out over the next two weeks.
Trae Young became a star almost overnight. Every day, with his family alongside, he navigates the highs and lows of fame. He's the next Steph Curry! He turns it over too much! The ride has been wild, and is just getting started.
On any other team, Wendell Carter Jr. would be the star. On a team with Marvin Bagley III, he's had to learn how to thrive in a supporting role.
The Michigan State basketball coach needs to know that anything less than complete transparency won't be good enough.
Get the latest NCAA college basketball bracketology breakdown from ESPN's Joe Lunardi