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  • Mike Brey balances family, Notre Dame

    Mike Brey balances family, Notre Dame
    CLEVELAND — After Notre Dame defeated Butler to advance to the Sweet 16, Notre Dame coach Mike Brey made some time to grieve. The Irish coach took Sunday to fly down to Orlando to be with his family after his mom, Betty, died on Saturday. The...
  • NCAA tournament Week 1 is hardly garden-variety as seeds get scattered

    This year's NCAA field was not trimmed, from 68 to 16, as much as it was hacked with garden shears. The East saw its top seedlings turned into compost. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: NCAA tournament: In the March 23 Sports section, a column about Week 1...
  • Despite plenty of upsets in NCAA tournament, Kentucky plows on

    Despite plenty of upsets in NCAA tournament, Kentucky plows on
    Out of more than 11.57 million brackets in an ESPN-sponsored NCAA tournament challenge, only one remained intact after the opening round of games. That tells a small picture of a typically March-like opening to March Madness. The means for bracket...
  • Looking Ahead To The Sweet 16

    A few storylines before the Sweet 16 games begin later this week: Kentucky (36-0) needs four wins to become the first undefeated champion since Indiana in 1976. Next up in the Midwest Regional semifinal is West Virginia, another team that will come right...
  • Kentucky becomes first team to reach 36-0 mark after 64-51 win over Cincinnati

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Karl-Anthony Towns remembered to the second when the final television timeout of the first half came Saturday. "I think 2:44 left," he correctly said. What made this particular timeout memorable was what was said and not said...
  • College basketball is in crisis and needs a change of pace

    College basketball is in crisis and needs a change of pace
    Kentucky Coach John Calipari may have summed it up best when he said recently: "I just want the regular season over with." Amen. The NCAA tournament, which began Tuesday with play-in games, has arrived to rescue us from months of a different kind of...
  • Enjoy Hampton's short stay in the NCAA tournament

    Enjoy Hampton's short stay in the NCAA tournament
    Praise to the Hampton Pirates for winning Tuesday's opening NCAA game against Manhattan, which was a really good Woody Allen movie. It set the stage for Thursday, the first full day of tournament that will feature the single biggest mismatch in the...
  • Larry Brown, vagabond coach, faces UCLA, one of his many former teams

    Larry Brown, vagabond coach, faces UCLA, one of his many former teams
    By the time Larry Brown reached his final season guiding UCLA's basketball team, he was just 10 years into a 41-year (and counting) coaching career. And already, he was becoming a star. Nigel Miguel, an all-conference player for the Bruins, remembers...
  • March Madness just the ticket for sluggish college hoops

    March Madness just the ticket for sluggish college hoops
    Who knew? For months, we've heard all about the sorry state of college basketball. The sport was in trouble. It was unwatchable thanks to a combination of low scoring and painfully slow play. Most of the sport's recognizable stars were leaving after just...
  • SMU's Larry Brown says Kentucky could be an NBA playoff team in East

    SMU's Larry Brown says Kentucky could be an NBA playoff team in East
    Stop me if you've heard this one before: The NBA's Eastern Conference is so bad that college basketball's Kentucky Wildcats could make the playoffs. Every year, there's much talk about whether the best team in college football or basketball would be...
  • Unlike Nuggets, tanking in Magic's past

    Unlike Nuggets, tanking in Magic's past
    A pro basketball team run by an interim coach will take the floor at Amway Center on Sunday with tanking in mind. And it's not – ta da! – your Orlando Magic. It's the Denver Nuggets, who will play any available ball boys if it might help...