| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Regardless of whether the La Cañada High girls’ basketball team played at home or on the road this past season, the Spartans’ jerseys had a certain uniformity of cardinal, gold and white.
While Spartans senior guard Courtney Chen wore the...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:24 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — In recent years, the NCAA Tournament has seemed at times to be but a short stop on the ever-shorter route from high school to the pros.
"Kids all have their bags packed and expect to be in the NBA," said Southern Methodist coach...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:41 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. — Taylor Braun tried to pull everyone's leg after North Dakota State pulled off Thursday's West regional semi-stunner against Oklahoma.
"Honestly," the Bison's star deadpanned at the postgame news conference at Spokane Arena, "I...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:54 PM
MEMPHIS — The American Athletic Conference is listening to officials from other venues who might want to host the men's basketball tournament.
"We have an option to come back to Memphis next year," commissioner Mike Aresco said, "but we've always...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
How much influence did Mike Krzyzewski have in Maryland not getting a return game from Duke this...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:18 PM
It's not how you start; it's how you finish.
At least that is what athletes have been told for decades. No. 24 Ohio State found that adage true Saturday night in a 64-46 victory over outmanned Minnesota at Value City Arena.
The Buckeyes did not...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Lenzelle Smith Jr. scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half as the Buckeyes pulled away from the visiting Boilermakers and climbed back above .500 in the Big Ten.
LaQuinton Ross scored a game-high 17 points for Ohio State (19-5, 6-5 Big Ten), which...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Miami, Ohio State
Form held in the East, and each of the top seeds had its crawl-over-broken-glass win. So there's no one primed for a fall. That should make Indiana the most dangerous team, but Syracuse's length could...