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  • Tribe's season comes to end at Tulsa in NIT; Thornton unsure of what's next

    Tribe's season comes to end at Tulsa in NIT; Thornton unsure of what's next
    When the final buzzer sounded on another painful defeat, Marcus Thornton didn't allow the sting to keep him from reflecting on the progress William and Mary's men's basketball program made throughout his four seasons. Thornton closed his college...
  • Hampton U. faces Manhattan in NCAA, with possible date versus No. 1 Kentucky

    Hampton U. faces Manhattan in NCAA, with possible date versus No. 1 Kentucky
    Hampton University basketball players had barely settled into their seats and turned their attention to the projection screen TV in the student center ballroom when they learned their NCAA destination. The 16th-seeded Pirates will face Manhattan on...
  • New UCF coaches headline Knights' top areas to address during spring football

    New UCF coaches headline Knights' top areas to address during spring football
    Four new coaches, two new coordinators, a host of seniors (and two non senior NFL bound players) gone, leaves a lot of fresh pages in the book for UCF football heading into the 2015 season. There will be a lot of new faces at spring workouts this year,...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Fall Short, But Give Fans A Ride

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Fall Short, But Give Fans A Ride
    HARTFORD – The Huskies gave it a run, and just about filled the XL Center, at times nearly bringing down the house. But in the end they fell short, lost the American Conference final to Southern Methodist on Sunday. They move on to the NIT. Here&...
  • Boatright Misses Practice, Questionable For NIT Opener

    Boatright Misses Practice, Questionable For NIT Opener
    STORRS — Ryan Boatright missed practice Tuesday. He was getting treatment on the painful left shoulder that could keep him out of UConn's NIT game against Arizona State. That left Rodney Purvis to speak for the Huskies, and that's something that...
  • UConn Has One Last Run Before SMU Snuffs Out NCAA Hopes

    UConn Has One Last Run Before SMU Snuffs Out NCAA Hopes
    HARTFORD — His 29 points were long forgotten. Rodney Purvis, like all of his UConn teammates, was curled up by his locker, staring downward, forced to digest the kind of loss that reaches the pit of one's stomach. "I just never want to witness...
  • Purvis Does His Best In UConn Loss To SMU

    Purvis Does His Best In UConn Loss To SMU
    HARTFORD — With the UConn Huskies sputtering in the American Athletic Conference Tournament title game Sunday at the XL Center, Ryan Boatright was showing no signs of lifting his team on his shoulders. SMU was riding a double-digit lead for the...
  • Two Players Not Named Boatright Hit Key Shots In Win

    Two Players Not Named Boatright Hit Key Shots In Win
    HARTFORD — It was an issue that percolated all season and it was unfolding with UConn's NCAA Tournament hopes hanging in the balance. The common theme: Ryan Boatright was the focus of the UConn offense as his teammates were unable to find their...
  • UConn 3-For-3 After Beating Tulsa; SMU Stands In Way Of NCAA Berth

    UConn 3-For-3 After Beating Tulsa; SMU Stands In Way Of NCAA Berth
    HARTFORD — The Huskies have been dancing with elimination all weekend in Hartford, and for much of Saturday afternoon it looked like this was to be the last dance. Shooting poorly, getting outrebounded, relying on Ryan Boatright far too heavily...
  • On The Fly: Let The Madness Begin

    On The Fly: Let The Madness Begin
    Fill in your NCAA Tournament brackets, and good luck to all. The No. 1 seeds are Kentucky in the Midwest, Villanova in the East, Wisconsin in the West and Duke in the South. Sixty-seven teams look to knock out Kentucky (34-0), which beat Arkansas 78-63...
  • No NCAA Joy For Boat, UConn

    No NCAA Joy For Boat, UConn
    HARTFORD — Outside the UConn locker room, down the hall a few yards, the NCAA Tournament brackets were being unveiled on two large flat-screen televisions in the media area of the XL Center. Oh, look, there's Villanova a No. 1 seed. And how...