MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother's purse or accidentally dropped on the floor. Sometimes a parent fails to secure the child-resistant cap on a bottle of painkillers. No matter how it happens, if a 35-pound toddler grabs just one opioid pill, chews it and releases the full concentration of a time-released adult drug into their small bodies, death can come swiftly.
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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Junior guard Duane Wilson is leaving Marquette and plans to transfer to another school as a graduate student for his final year of eligibility. The Milwaukee native leaves his hometown program after three seasons. He averaged 4.8 points over 30 games in 2016-17, making seven starts. Wilson is on track to graduate from Marquette in May and would be eligible to play with a new team this fall.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- When Purdue needed him the most, when the Boilermakers were on the brink of a heartbreaking loss, Caleb "Biggie" Swanigan lived up to his nickname -- over and over again. Swanigan had 20 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists, and Purdue reached the Sweet 16 for the first time in seven years with a wild 80-76 victory over Iowa State on Saturday night.
Results from the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday: ___ EAST REGION WISCONSIN 65, VILLANOVA 62 BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Top-seeded Villanova was bounced from the NCAA Tournament by eighth-seeded Wisconsin, which overcame foul trouble for two of its stars in the second half Saturday to upset the defending champions 65-62 in the East region. Nigel Hayes scored 19 points, dropping a layup in traffic with 11.
The Latest on Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:05 p.m. It took three days for the NCAA Tournament to produce a major upset. It was a stunner that busted a ton of brackets. Villanova, the defending national champion and the top overall seed, was upended by eighth-seeded Wisconsin 65-62. Fellow No.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Iowa State starts four senior guards, and each of them averages in double figures. Purdue might have the most imposing frontcourt in the country. Big 12 versus Big Ten. A clash of styles in the NCAA Tournament. Monte Morris and the speedy Cyclones take on Caleb Swanigan and the bruising Boilermakers in the second round Saturday night at the home of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- No. 4 seed Butler (24-18) vs. No. 12 seed Middle Tennessee (31-4) Second round, South Region; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; 7:10 p.m. EDT. BOTTOM LINE: Butler is looking for its first trip to the Sweet 16 since wrapping up back-to-back runs to the national title game in 2011. But the Bulldogs are no longer a mid-major darling, a title that now belongs to Middle Tennessee.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- No. 4 seed Purdue (26-7) vs. No. 5 seed Iowa State (24-10) Second round, Midwest Region; Milwaukee; 9:45 p.m. ET. BOTTOM LINE: Iowa State goes for its third Sweet 16 appearance in four years, while Purdue is trying to make it to the third round for the first time since 2010. The red-hot Cyclones have won 10 of 11, storming through the Big 12 Tournament before downing Nevada 84-73 on Thursday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Monte Morris delivered another solid all-around performance. Deonte Burton, Naz Mitrou-Long and Matt Thomas took turns coming up with big plays. A little experience goes a long way this time of year. Morris had 19 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and Iowa State outlasted Nevada 84-73 on Thursday night to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year.
Results from the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday: ___ WEST REGION NORTHWESTERN 68, VANDERBILT 66 SALT LAKE CITY -- Northwestern got its first-ever NCAA Tournament victory, 68-66 over Vanderbilt, after Commodores guard Matthew Fisher-Davis inexplicably grabbed Wildcats guard Bryant McIntosh on purpose, sending McIntosh to the free throw line for the go-ahead points with 15 seconds left.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Butler pushed around a team that had designs on following in its bracket-busting footsteps. With the way Avery Woodson shot from the perimeter in the first half Thursday, the Bulldogs had little to worry about down the stretch against Winthrop.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Naz Mitrou-Long and Iowa State love to shoot from deep. Same for Marcus Marshall and Nevada. Led by Dakota Mathias, Purdue set a school record for 3-pointers this season. Ernie Duncan and Vermont, they're game, too. Welcome to the first day for the Midwest region of the NCAA Tournament, where some of college basketball's best shooters are ready to fire away at the home of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Bracket-buster Middle Tennessee is back in the NCAA Tournament with a chance to take down another Big Ten team. This time, though, the Blue Raiders won't take anyone by surprise. A year after upsetting Michigan State as a No. 15 seed, Middle Tennessee will be eager to show that it's no one-year wonder when it faces fifth-seeded Minnesota in a first-round game on Thursday. The Blue Raiders (30-4) are seeded No.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Deonte Burton says his mother is with him all the time. He wears pink socks or shoes for breast cancer awareness when he plays for Iowa State. He says a prayer to ask her for strength before he takes the court. This week, they are home. The NCAA Tournament brings Burton back to his hometown of Milwaukee for the Cyclones' first-round game against No.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- In a year of milestones for Marquette basketball, coach Steve Wojciechowski accomplished the most impressive goal yet during his three-year tenure with the Golden Eagles. Marquette is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2013. It's just in time, too, to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the basketball program and 40th anniversary of the Al McGuire-coached team winning the national championship.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Guard Keon Johnson is kind of a big deal at Winthrop. The 5-foot-7 senior has never let his diminutive stature stop him from making fearless drives into the lane. Now it's up to Butler to try to do what most teams have had trouble accomplishing this season: Contain Johnson, a 22.5 point-per-game scorer who can shoot the 3 and get to the foul line.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- No. 5 seed Minnesota (24-9) vs. No. 12 seed Middle Tennessee (30-4) First round, South region; Milwaukee; 4 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Middle Tennessee has its sights set on taking down another Big Ten team after upsetting Michigan State in the first round last year as a No. 15 seed. Minnesota is in the NCAAs for the first time since 2013, completing a remarkable one-year turnaround after going 8-23 last year.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- No. 4 seed Butler (23-8) vs. No. 13 seed Winthrop (26-6) First round, South region; Milwaukee; 1:30 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: No longer a mid-major darling, Butler enters the tournament with its highest-ever seed. The Bulldogs limit mistakes, averaging a Big East-low 10.2 turnovers per game. Big South Tournament champion Winthrop is led by the dynamic Keon Johnson.