| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:38 PM
NEW YORK – Nobody pointed fingers, nobody blamed officials and nobody cried injustice.
As far as no-calls by officials go, the one top seed Virginia fell victim to Friday night in the closing minute of its 61-59 loss to Michigan State in an NCAA...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:39 PM
NEW YORK — UConn and Michigan State was going come down to quickness against strength. The Huskies made the game about quickness.
"We looked like we were walking in quicksand there for a little while," Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said.
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:08 PM
NEW YORK — Just 18 months ago, Kevin Ollie wasn't sure how long he'd have a job at Connecticut, and Shabazz Napier didn't know if he even wanted to be at the school anymore.
As Napier climbed a stepladder Sunday afternoon to cut down a net in...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Normally the NCAA tournament is a curiosity for Lakers fans. The team rarely drafts in the first round, making it difficult to guess whom it might take with the 48th pick (Ryan Kelly in 2013) or the 60th (Robert Sacre in 2012).
But this year, with the...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:06 PM
1 Virginia (28-6, ACC champion) vs.
16 Coastal Carolina (21-12, Big South champion)
Virginia must prove it deserves a No. 1 seed, even after beating Duke in the ACC tournament Sunday. Winning big over the Chanticleers would be a good start.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:16 AM
At 22-45, the Lakers are in position to have a top-10 pick in June's NBA draft.
A number of first-round prospects can be found in the NCAA tournament, which started this week.
Thursday's games didn't feature many top prospects, but Tyler Ennis of...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:52 AM
UCLA guard Kyle Anderson has been selected one of 15 finalists for the John R. Wooden Award.
Anderson, a 6-foot-9 sophomore, is averaging 14.8 points, 8.6 rebounds and 6.7 assists this season. He needs five assists to become the first Pac-12...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Freshman guard Derrick Walton Jr. and sophomore guard Nik Stauskas scored 19 points apiece to lead No. 21 Michigan to an 80-75 upset of No. 3 Michigan State on Saturday night at the Breslin Center.
Walton's point total was a career high. Sophomore guard...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:31 PM
The Lakers had hoped to move up in Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, despite a 74.4% chance they'd pick sixth or seventh.
While seventh wasn't their worst-case scenario (4.0% chance at eighth, 0.1% all the way to ninth), the Lakers can't be thrilled with the...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:58 PM
NEW YORK -- Markel Starks scored 16 points and Georgetown held off a late surge to knock off No. 7 Michigan State 64-60 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Starks, a senior guard, scored 10 in the second half and was helped out by 12 points from...
| Dec 3, 2013
Big Ten-ACC Challenge 2013 schedule and preview: The 15th annual Big Ten-ACC Challenge takes place Dec. 3-4 with ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU televising all 12 games. Highlighting the battle for conference bragging rights and the Commissioner’s Cup are...