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  • Six names to watch in DePaul's coaching search

     Six names to watch in DePaul's coaching search
    Oliver Purnell resigned as DePaul men's basketball coach Saturday. He was 54-105 overall and 15-65 in the Big East in five seasons. Here is a look at six possible candidates to replace him: Mark Aguirre The situation: The Westinghouse grad and...
  • Virgen: Anteaters happy to take on Louisville

    Together they sat and watched a projection screen, with anticipation. The UC Irvine Anteaters began to get excited when they saw Louisville (24-8) flash up as the No. 4 seed in the East Region during the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Selection Show...
  • Penn State and Minnesota advance in Big Ten tournament

     Penn State and Minnesota advance in Big Ten tournament
    Nebraska fans were wearing red and talking smack. "Blow the whistle! Call 'em both ways!" one fan yelled at the officials. Coach Tim Miles and his players appreciated the vocal support, especially in light of the 12th-seeded Cornhuskers (13-18) seeing...
  • Big game from aspiring doctor, former walk-on Beyer fitting close for Hokies

    Big game from aspiring doctor, former walk-on Beyer fitting close for Hokies
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech’s basketball season ended late Wednesday night with a defeat in which its best player was an undersized former walk-on who often had to check the ACC’s leading rebounder. Talk about a fitting conclusion...
  • Life in ACC difficult for aspiring basketball programs

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Virginia on Sunday will receive its third NCAA basketball tournament bid in the last four years, and with only one scholarship senior and many reinforcements en route, Tony Bennett appears poised to establish his program as a...
  • ACC's Swofford on new basketball tournament format, potential cable channel

    ACC's Swofford on new basketball tournament format, potential cable channel
    At last check, the cheapest ticket on StubHub for Saturday night’s ACC basketball tournament final was $80.13. In the lower deck inside the baselines: Anywhere from $583-$1,540. The week is young, and prices figure to dip as tipoff nears, but...
  • Unlikely hero helps No. 16 Louisville sink No. 2 Virginia 59-57 with huge shot in the waning seconds

    Unlikely hero helps No. 16 Louisville sink No. 2 Virginia 59-57 with huge shot in the waning seconds
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - As unlikely heroes go, Louisville’s Mangok Mathiang ranks pretty high on the list. His own coach referred to him as the “64th option” for a game-winning shot attempt Saturday night against No. 2 Virginia. After...
  • Pitino compares historically good U.Va., Kentucky defenses

    Pitino compares historically good U.Va., Kentucky defenses
    Rick Pitino is to college basketball defense what Gerard Basset is to wine, a man with highly refined taste and a nose for fraud. This marks the seventh time in the last eight seasons that Pitino’s Louisville Cardinals have ranked among the nation&...
  • Notre Dame hits key shots late, beats Louisville

    Notre Dame hits key shots late, beats Louisville
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More than a week off gave No. 12 Notre Dame plenty of time to address several areas and recharge, and the only concern was whether the Fighting Irish might be rusty against No. 16 Louisville. The Irish took care of that by...
  • Notre Dame working overtime in rivalry with Louisville

    Notre Dame working overtime in rivalry with Louisville
    Louisville and Notre Dame didn't play last season. That meant the heart rates of both fan bases received a collective reprieve from the high drama that has been a hallmark of the teams' recent basketball rivalry. Six times in the last 10 meetings,...
  • Notre Dame focused on NCAA seeding

    Notre Dame focused on NCAA seeding
    Notre Dame has already secured a double-round bye for next week's ACC Tournament. The Irish (24-5, 12-4 ACC) are currently the No. 3 seed, one game behind Duke (13-3 ACC) and one game ahead of Louisville (11-5) with two regular-season games remaining....