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  • Mark Story: Notre Dame's offensive will vs. Kentucky's defensive wall

    CLEVELAND There are those who have long since proclaimed the 2014-15 Kentucky Wildcats as one of the great defensive teams in college basketball history. So it seems appropriate that to earn a Final Four berth and continue their drive toward a perfect...
  • Can you name the former ACC guards who were Division I head coaches this season?

    Can you name the former ACC guards who were Division I head coaches this season?
    Jeff Jones and Johnny Dawkins this week guided their respective teams to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals. Meanwhile, Charlotte hired Mark Price, with Bobby Hurley reportedly interviewing at DePaul, and Arizona State targeting Jeff Capel....
  • Thornton, Bloom, Lockport seeking boys basketball coaches

    It's not very often that three of the Southland's most storied boys basketball programs simultaneously are looking for new coaches. But that's the position Lockport, Bloom and Thornton find themselves in just days after the season officially ended. Yes,...
  • St. Rita's Charles Matthews is Daily Southtown Boys Basketball Player of the Year

    St. Rita's Charles Matthews is Daily Southtown Boys Basketball Player of the Year
    There's much to appreciate about Charles Matthews' basketball skills. The 6-foot-6 senior from St. Rita possesses the means to put the ball in the basket a variety of ways, often lifting fans from their seats in awe. Launching a jump shot, driving to...
  • Sports flashback: Northwestern hosts first NCAA tournament final, in 1939

    Sports flashback: Northwestern hosts first NCAA tournament final, in 1939
    Northwestern never has made the NCAA men's basketball tournament. But one could argue Northwestern helped make the NCAA tournament. After the National Invitational Tournament had its first postseason affair in 1938, Ohio State coach Harold Olsen...
  • At 34, Bulls' Mike Dunleavy shows no signs of stopping anytime soon

    At 34, Bulls' Mike Dunleavy shows no signs of stopping anytime soon
    Think about it: When Mike Dunleavy turned down more lucrative offers to sign a two-year, $6.5 million free-agent deal with the Bulls in July 2013, the plan called for the veteran to back up two-time All-Star Luol Deng and play an important reserve role...
  • Baseball not a foregone conclusion for Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton

    CLEVELAND Notre Dame senior Pat Connaughton sounds like he lives for the "Whoa" moment, and he may have a whopper in store. After the Fighting Irish end their historic season, Connaughton is expected to play professional baseball. A right-hander with a...
  • Lakers surrender first-half lead in 94-83 loss to Toronto Raptors

    Lakers surrender first-half lead in 94-83 loss to Toronto Raptors
    It was quick and painless, pretty much the opposite of the Lakers' season. They were up two at halftime and down a lot more than that by the time the fourth quarter ended with a 94-83 victory for the Toronto Raptors on Friday night at Air Canada Centre....
  • St. John's basketball coach Steve Lavin out after 5 seasons

    Steve Lavin's 5-year tenure as coach at St. John's was bookended by NCAA Tournament appearances. Every season brought at least 20 wins. That wasn't enough to see him finish his original 6-year contract as Lavin and St. John's "mutually agreed to part...
  • Despite poor shooting, Gonzaga tops UCLA to advance to Elite Eight

    HOUSTON It has been said about this Gonzaga basketball team that it can beat you in a variety of ways. Including ugly, apparently. The Zags were hardly at their fluid, slick-shooting best Friday night, but what they did turn out was good enough to...
  • Kentucky overwhelms West Virginia 78-39 in NCAA Sweet 16

    Like a massive, unstoppable blue wave, Kentucky hit quickly and just kept coming. There was no escape for West Virginia, no place to hide. The Wildcats were as advertised: too big, too strong, too everything. Just too good. Perfect and pulverizing....