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  • Frank Kaminsky, Breanna Stewart are winners of John R. Wooden Award

    Frank Kaminsky of national runner-up Wisconsin and Breanna Stewart of three-time national champion Connecticut won the John R. Wooden Award as national college basketball players of the year Friday night. They received their trophies during the first...
  • Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky wins John R. Wooden Award

    Frank Kaminsky of national runner-up Wisconsin has won the John R. Wooden Award as college basketball's top men's player. The senior center received the trophy Friday night at the first College Basketball Awards from Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles,...
  • UConn women will be favorites to win 11th title next year

    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies will be the leading contenders to make another championship run next season. It would be an unprecedented 11th title that would eclipse John Wooden's UCLA Bruins and their 10 championships. If they can pull it off,...
  • Niles West grad Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame lose in national title game

    Niles West grad Jewell Loyd, Notre Dame lose in national title game
    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10. The Hall of Fame coach joined some elite company in UCLA's John Wooden after tying the Wizard of Westwood with his 10th NCAA Tournament title. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each...
  • 3-Peat: UConn beats Notre Dame 63-53 for 3rd straight title

    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10. The Hall of Fame coach joined some elite company in UCLA's John Wooden after tying the Wizard of Westwood with his 10th NCAA Tournament title. "Obviously it's a very significant number because that's...
  • Title tidbits: UConn looks for its 10th, Notre Dame its 2nd

    UConn's Geno Auriemma could win his 10th championship and tie the record by former UCLA men's coach Jon Wooden with a win Tuesday night over Notre Dame. That's only one of the stories that could unfold in the women's basketball national championship...
  • Spencer Haywood a winner in court, on hardwood; inducted into Hall of Fame

    INDIANAPOLIS From the cotton fields of Silver City, Miss., to the playgrounds of Detroit, to the Olympics of Mexico City, to the ABA, the NBA and the steps of the Supreme Court ... Spencer Haywood is finally home in the Basketball Hall of Fame. To...
  • Sideline Chatter: After all these years, Kareem still rises to the top

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar must be one amazingly fit 67-year-old. Former Vegas oddsmaker David Malinsky and other gambling experts told The Associated Press that Abdul-Jabbar's 1968 UCLA basketball team not to mention the 1976 Indiana and 1991 UNLV...
  • Villanova's Darrun Hilliard continued legacy of Lehigh Valley players in NCAA Tournament

    Villanova's Darrun Hilliard continued legacy of Lehigh Valley players in NCAA Tournament
    Liberty High School grad Darrun Hilliard helped Villanova earn a high seed and make a run, albeit short-lived, in the NCAA men's basketball tournament this month, adding to a legacy of players with local roots bringing national recognition to Lehigh...
  • 'Canes give coach Jim Larrañaga a New York homecoming

    'Canes give coach Jim Larrañaga a New York homecoming
    Before the Miami Hurricanes took the court against Richmond last week, with a trip to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals on the line, Miami coach Jim Larrañaga had a simple request. "My wife wants to go to New York," Larrañaga, a Bronx...
  • Whitley: Kentucky Wildcats are great, but they aren't greatest ever

    Whitley: Kentucky Wildcats are great, but they aren't greatest ever
    Contrary to rumor, Kentucky will not replace the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs. But as the Wildcats storm closer to the first perfect season in 39 years, one question is becoming louder. Is this the greatest college basketball team ever? No, though...