CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — UMBC has become the first No. 16 seed ever to beat a No. 1 seed in the men’s NCAA Tournament, and the Terriers did it in a rout. Jairus Lyles poured in 23 of his 28 points in the second half and led a 17-3 run that send UMBC to a stunning 74-54 win over first overall seed Virginia. The game was tied until the Terriers outscored the Cavaliers 53-33 to end a 135-game winning streak by No. 1 seeds in the tournament.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — McNeese State is naming Heath Schroyer its next head basketball coach after a search that lasted less than two weeks. Schroyer has nine years of head coaching experience at Portland State, Wyoming and UT-Martin, going 124-143. Schroyer replaces former head coach Dave Simmons, who led the Cowboys for 12 years and accumulated a 155-211 record.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have another injury to deal with. Kevin Durant will miss at least two weeks with a fractured rib. The All-Star said he got hit in the ribs during Sunday’s game against Minnesota. The Warriors are also without All-Stars Stephen (STEH’-fehn) Curry and Klay Thompson.
UNDATED (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says AL MVP Jose Altuve (al-TOO’-vay) and the World Series champion Houston Astros have agreed to a contract that guarantees him an additional $151 million over five seasons through 2024. The 5-foot-6 Altuve hit .346 last season to win his second straight AL batting title and third in four seasons. He had 24 homers, 82 RBIs and 32 stolen bases in his MVP season.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Henrik Stenson and Bryson DeChambeau were co-leaders when the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational wound down at Bay Hill. Stenson carded three birdies after the turn for a 3-under 69, and DeChambeau signed off on a 66. Tiger Woods didn’t make a birdie until the 12th hole and shot 72 to fall seven strokes back.