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  • Hurricanes weather heroic effort from Rathan-Mayes, FSU

    Hurricanes weather heroic effort from Rathan-Mayes, FSU
    A veteran sharp-shooter trying to break out of a month-long slump. A freshman who went on an improbable second-half tear. Two bitter, in-state rivals playing in a high-stakes matchup. When Florida State and Miami met Wednesday night at the BankUnited...
  • Next week could determine CAA tournament's future at Royal Farms Arena

    Next week could determine CAA tournament's future at Royal Farms Arena
    Barely a week ahead of the Colonial Athletic Association's second men's basketball championship at Royal Farms Arena, commissioner Tom Yeager stressed that this year's event will tell both the league and the city a lot about the viability of a contract...
  • Aurora University men meet Concordia for league title, NCAA bid

    Aurora University men meet Concordia for league title, NCAA bid
    Kyle Pilmer and his Aurora University teammates achieved their goal, now they're one win away from the payoff. "The big thing for us this year was getting home court for the (Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Tournament)," said Pilmer, the...
  • Rip Hamilton, One Of UConn's Best Players Ever, Retires From NBA

    Rip Hamilton, One Of UConn's Best Players Ever, Retires From NBA
    Richard Hamilton, who won an NCAA title with UConn and an NBA title with the Detroit Pistons, officially announced his retirement Thursday. Hamilton has not played since being waived by the Bulls in the summer of 2013. He announced his decision on ESPN'...
  • After ECU Win, UConn Looks To Build Momentum

    After ECU Win, UConn Looks To Build  Momentum
    GREENVILLE, N.C. — The Huskies were in a hurry to get out of North Carolina, in more ways than one. "It's great," Rodney Purvis said minutes after UConn's 60-49 win at East Carolina on Wednesday night. "But we're kind of past this now. We got the...
  • On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA

    On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA
    R ichard Hamilton officially retired Thursday. Rip helped lead UConn to its first men's basketball national title in 1999 as the Huskies beat Duke, 77-74. He was the Final Four MVP and had a game-high 27 points in the title game. He was the Big East...
  • Virginia Tech faces toughest week of trying basketball season

    Virginia Tech faces toughest week of trying basketball season
    Virginia Tech just concluded its second stretch of three consecutive ACC road games, a burden no other league team has shouldered this basketball season. This week figures to be more taxing. For only the second time in program history, the Hokies face...
  • W&M beats Towson, Thornton sets record

    W&M beats Towson, Thornton sets record
    The record came calmly and quietly, at the foul line, with an easy, fluid motion honed and perfected over thousands of hours of practice. That’s Marcus Thornton. What led to the record-breaking free throw was also Marcus Thornton. Movement,...
  • Valparaiso gets another shot at outright Horizon League title

    The disappointment radiated from Valparaiso coach Bryce Drew. The Crusaders lost in the final seconds at Detroit on Wednesday, falling in their first attempt to secure the outright Horizon League regular-season title. But they get a second and final...
  • With KU back in control of Big 12 lead, Jayhawks prepare for 'high drama' in final three games

    LAWRENCE, Kan. Bill Self hunkered down at his office until close to 9 p.m. on Wednesday night, looking over scouting reports, organizing game plans, and worrying about the little details that can keep a coach's mind occupied in late February. As the...
  • Previous W&M record-holder Giermak applauds Thornton's accomplishment

    Previous W&M record-holder Giermak applauds Thornton's accomplishment
    Marcus Thornton's pursuit and acquisition of William and Mary's career scoring record has brought added recognition to the program and has one particularly interested observer in northwestern Pennsylvania. Eighty-six-year-old Chet Giermak, retired and...