| 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 20, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Senior forward Adreian Payne poured in a career-high 41 points Thursday afternoon to lead fourth-seeded Michigan State to a 93-78 win over 13th-seeded Delaware in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Payne sank 10 of 15 shots from the field,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 22, 2014
| 9:22 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. — Michigan State advanced to the round of 16 on Saturday but only after going 12 unexpected rounds with middleweight Harvard.
Michigan State, a watch-out No. 4-seeded team in the East Regional that many think can win the national...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:37 PM
When Virginia's Joe Harris gets to Madison Square Garden this week, it won't be the first time he's visited the famous arena. During a summer tour, Harris had a hopeful future challenge presented to him by a friend.
With hard hats in place last summer,...
| Mar 28, 2014
NEW YORK — Madison Square Garden hasn't hosted an NCAA tournament game of Sweet 16 magnitude since 1955, but if any team is prepared for this moment on this stage, it's Michigan State.
The world's most famous arena? Friday's regional semifinal...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Top players: Adreian Payne (16.6 points, 7.3 rebounds), Gary Harris (16.9 points) and Keith Appling (11.7 points, 4.6 assists) for Michigan State; Malcolm Brogdon (12.6 points), Joe Harris (11.8 points) and Akil Mitchell (6.9 points, 7.0 rebounds) for...
| 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
| 5:08 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...