FINALS WATCH: Freshman shines

ATLANTA (AP) — Freshman Ron Baker is coming up big in the Final Four. The Wichita State guard leads the Shockers with 11 points and five reb…

FINALS WATCH: Foul trouble

ATLANTA (AP) — Wichita State’s Malcolm Armstead went 0 for 6 in the first half, but he finally got on the board with a driving layup early i…

FINALS WATCH: Former quarterback

ATLANTA (AP) — Wichita State freshman Ron Baker showed off his arm in the first half of Saturday night’s game against Louisville, the one he…

FINALS WATCH: Holding onto the ball

ATLANTA (AP) — Louisville has forced at least 11 turnovers in every game this season. So far, the Cardinals have forced just four against Wi…

FINALS WATCH: Halftime at the Final Four

ATLANTA (AP) — Wichita State is halfway to pulling off another NCAA shocker. The ninth-seeded team leads top overall seed Louisville 26-25 a…

FINALS WATCH: Not intimidated

ATLANTA (AP) — Say this about the Shockers: They aren’t intimidated by mighty Louisville. No. 9 seed Wichita State, trying to become the low…

FINALS WATCH: Quick stat

ATLANTA (AP) — The Wichita State Shockers are shooting 30 percent and winning late in first half. So far, this is not a physical mismatch, t…

FINALS WATCH: The big slow down

ATLANTA (AP) — Wichita State wanted to make the Final Four a knock-down, drag-out fight, and so far it’s working. The blue-collar team has d…

FINALS WATCH: ‘Great to be home

ATLANTA (AP) — A broken leg couldn’t keep Kevin Ware from sharing the Final Four experience with his Louisville teammates. There was a loud …

FINALS WATCH: Shocking start

ATLANTA (AP) — Top overall seed Louisville began like it was trying a little too hard to win one for Kevin Ware. With the injured guard watc…

FINALS WATCH: Final Four begins

ATLANTA (AP) — Enough with the talk. The Final Four is under way at the Georgia Dome. Top overall seed Louisville, with injured Kevin Ware c…

FINALS WATCH: Shocker trifecta

ATLANTA (AP) — When top-seeded Gonzaga played Wichita State during the first week in Salt Lake City, the game plan revolved around stopping …

FINALS WATCH: Starting lineups

ATLANTA (AP) — There were no surprises in the starting lineups for the first national semifinal. Louisville (33-5) started guards Russ Smith…

FINALS WATCH: Things to keep an eye on

The Final Four tips off Saturday night and Steve Kerr has a few ideas on how to improve college basketball games. “I could go on for a while…