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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...
  • Spartans Final Four-bound after 76-70 OT win over Louisville

    Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn't going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four. The senior guard's vow lasted no more than 10 seconds once the final horn sounded following Michigan State'...
  • 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 defeats Louisville in overtime, advance to Final Four

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. Michigan State and Louisville both looked to be in control at different points of Sunday's East Regional final, but it all shook out as billed a toss-up game that came down to the very end. It took 5 extra minutes, in fact, to decide...
  • Louisville beats NC State 75-65; on to Elite 8

    Montrezl Harrell is not ready for the end of his college career at Louisville just yet. Anton Gill helped make sure it continues at least one more game. Harrell scored 24 points, Gill keyed a late-game surge with seven points off the bench, and...
  • 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...