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  • Calvert Hall grad Damion Lee chooses Louisville over Maryland, others

    After a month of unabated good news, Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon finally got a jolt of reality Thursday when highly sought Drexel transfer Damion Lee (Calvert Hall) announced that he was going to Louisville. Lee informed Evan...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2011 | East Aurora's Ryan Boatright and Rock Island's Chasson Randle

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2011 | East Aurora's Ryan Boatright and Rock Island's Chasson Randle
    One plays the game as it was originally intended. The other does things Dr. James Naismith and his cohorts probably didn't envision. Chasson Randle is a straight-A student and pass-first shooting guard who will transition to the point at Stanford after...
  • Branden Dawson's late heroics spark Michigan State

    Yes, Branden Dawson heard all about the Montrezl Harrell quote, on Twitter and courtesy of his Michigan State assistant coaches. But Mike Garland and associate head coach Dwayne Stephens delivered it with some instructions: "They told me, 'Don't say...
  • Spartans Will Themselves Into The Final Four

    Spartans Will Themselves Into The Final Four
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The loss to UConn last year on the final Sunday in March cut deep. It cut a proud coach. It cut a proud Michigan State basketball program. UConn's greatest joy would give the returning Spartan players their greatest pain and...
  • NCAA tournament: Duke, Michigan State, Gonzaga, Louisville advance to Elite 8

    NCAA tournament: Duke, Michigan State, Gonzaga, Louisville advance to Elite 8
    No. 7 Michigan State 62, No. 3 Oklahoma 58:  Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Michigan State to a 62-58 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA tournament East Regional semifinal on Friday night. Counted out in February, the...
  • Michigan State vs. Louisville: How the teams match up for NCAA East Regional final

    Michigan State vs. Louisville: How the teams match up for NCAA East Regional final
    WHO: No. 7 Michigan State (26-11) vs. No. 4 Louisville (27-8) WHAT: NCAA East regional final, Sunday, 11:20 a.m. WHERE: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, N.Y. TV: CBS. UPDATE: Between Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo and Louisville Coach Rick Pitino, there are...
  • UC Irvine just misses epic NCAA tournament upset against Louisville

    UC Irvine just misses epic NCAA tournament upset against Louisville
    It took UC Irvine nearly 40 years to get into an NCAA basketball tournament and then all Louisville could muster to knock the Anteaters out. Cardinals guard Terry Rozier ended Irvine's upset dreams when he knocked the ball loose from Irvine guard Alex...
  • Men's Basketball: UCI's historic run ends

    Men's Basketball: UCI's historic run ends
    Luke Nelson took his history final Thursday morning. About five hours later, the UC Irvine sophomore guard's attempt to delay finality to a historic men's basketball season bounded off the rim. Nelson's potential go-ahead three-pointer from about 26...
  • DePaul needs a young, energetic coach who can establish identity

    DePaul needs a young, energetic coach who can establish identity
    Before DePaul can judge any short list of potential basketball coaches, perhaps university President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider needs to re-evaluate the person making it. Athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto offers DePaul 40 years of institutional...
  • NCAA tournament matchup: UC Irvine vs. Louisville

    NCAA tournament matchup: UC Irvine vs. Louisville
    No. 13 UC Irvine (23-12) vs. No. 4 Louisville (24-8) Friday, KeyArena, Seattle. How they got here: Irvine finished tied for second in the Big West Conference regular season, then won three games in the conference tournament to earn the league's...
  • ACC tournament: 5 things to watch

    ACC tournament: 5 things to watch
    The ACC tournament began Tuesday, but the top four seeds, including Notre Dame, don't play until Thursday. Here are some things to keep an eye on throughout the week in Greensboro, N.C. 1. Justin Anderson's potential return: Virginia won the ACC regular...