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  • Notre Dame picked 7th in preseason ACC poll

    Notre Dame was selected seventh in the ACC preseason poll Wednesday while senior guard Jerian Grant was tabbed for the All-ACC preseason team. The Irish are entering their second year in the conference after failing to reach the NCAA tournament last...
  • Bench depth could be an issue for the UCLA men's basketball team

    There were no surprises when UCLA Coach Steve Alford projected his starting lineup for the team's exhibition game against Azusa Pacific on Friday. Of more concern is who is left on the bench after those five players, or what isn't left on the bench....
  • UCLA football ranks high, basketball low in Pac-12 graduation rates

    UCLA football ranks high, basketball low in Pac-12 graduation rates
    UCLA’s football team ranks second in the Pac-12 while the men’s basketball program ranks near the bottom in the latest graduation rates released by the NCAA. UCLA football had an 88% graduation rate for the years 2004-05 through 2007-08....
  • Jeff Seidel: Izzo keeps it old school with focus on academics

    EAST LANSING, Mich. TV crews from ESPN and CBS were at the Breslin Center last Thursday, filming the Michigan State Spartans. But two players were missing. What the heck? Where were they? Some didn't know. But they had excused absences. They were...
  • UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC

    UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC
    There is no reason to feel one shred of sympathy for the academic fraud that is the University of North Carolina. Not if you are a UConn athlete, not if you are a UConn academic, not if you are a UConn fan. Not if you are standing in Storrs and looking...
  • Central Suspends Top Scorer Kyle Vinales After Assault Charges

    Central Suspends Top Scorer Kyle Vinales After Assault Charges
    Kyle Vinales, a senior guard on the Central men's basketball team, was arrested Friday by New Britain police and charged with disorderly conduct and third-degree assault. Vinales, according to a Central spokesman, "is currently not participating in men's...
  • Villanova's Wright needs Hilliard to speak up

    VILLANOVA — Villanova coach Jay Wright needs senior captain Darrun Hilliard to do something he has not done during his time on the Main Line: speak up. The Liberty High graduate has steadily improved from freshman contributor to co-Big East most...
  • Monday's local college roundup: Richmond, William and Mary move up in FCS football poll

    Football: Richmond moved up three spots to 13th and William and Mary moved one position to 17th in The Sports Network’s FCS poll. The Spiders (6-2) beat Elon 30-10 Saturday. Richmond, winners of four straight, hosts No. 4 Villanova at noon this...
  • Anthony Bennett is determined to show last year's disaster was a fluke

    It happened after a Timberwolves preseason game last week at Target Center. Power forward Anthony Bennett had just scored 17 points in 17 minutes. He had run the court like a guard, rebounded like a center; at one point in the game he had stolen the ball...
  • Boys' basketball: They like Evan Wardlow at Santa Clara

    It's almost the start of the college basketball season, and there should be lots of freshmen contributors from Southern California this season. Tra Holder from Brentwood is battling for starting point guard position at Arizona State. Isaiah Bailey...
  • Duke, UNC could be ACC's best bet to end long Final Four drought

    The conference is larger now, nearly double the size, and the spaces available in the NCAA tournament are far more plentiful. Yet the ACC is in the midst of a Final Four drought it hasn't seen in more than 50 years a drought that's difficult to fathom,...