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  • Texas confirms split with Rick Barnes after 17 seasons

    Texas confirms split with Rick Barnes after 17 seasons
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas confirms that basketball coach Rick Barnes is out after 17 seasons with the Longhorns. The university says in a statement Sunday that Barnes and the school "mutually agreed" he would not return despite leading Texas to 16 NCAA...
  • Rick Barnes says he wanted to stay as Texas coach

    An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years Sunday, insisting he's grateful for his time with Longhorns and isn't bitter about being fired. "The wins and losses are fleeting, but it's the relationships that...
  • S.C. elevated by Mitchell's heroics

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tiffany Mitchell drove to the basket and scored with 4.2 seconds left and South Carolina edged North Carolina 67-65 on Friday night in the NCAA tournament's round of 16. Mitchell finished with 18 points for the No. 1-seeded...
  • Source: Texas will release Rick Barnes as coach

    Texas officials have decided to release men's basketball coach Rick Barnes, the winningest coach in school history, a source told the American-Statesman on Saturday. The high-level source, who is familiar with the situation, said school officials reached...
  • Sam Mellinger: Even after early exit, Self's Kansas remains on par with likes of Duke, UNC

    The Kansas basketball flame burns hot. White hot. So hot that when Bill Self was hired as coach 12 years ago next month, he touched his chair at his introductory news conference and joked that his hands burned. This is a place where the coach works on...
  • Capsule: Texas (24-10) Vs. UConn (34-1)

    Capsule: Texas (24-10) Vs. UConn (34-1)
    NCAA Tournament, Albany Regional semifinals Site: Times Union Center, Albany Time: Noon TV: ESPN (Dave O'Brien and Doris Burke) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 5-0 Last meeting: UConn, 83-...
  • After painful hurdles, FSU's Leticia Romero grateful for chance to help Seminoles push for Final Four bid

    After painful hurdles, FSU's Leticia Romero grateful for chance to help Seminoles push for Final Four bid
    TALLAHASSEE — FSU women's basketball coach Sue Semrau has done this long enough to know that second chances do not come around very often. For Semrau, getting another shot at landing sensational point guard Leticia Romero seemed almost too good to...
  • How 'bout them 'Eers?

    As someone who has lived in the Baltimore-Washington region since 1981, I am sympathetic to the fact that no "local" teams are still alive in the NCAA men's basketball tournament with Virginia Commonwealth (which I'm not sure is even local), Georgetown,...
  • College athletes routinely sign away rights to be paid for names, images

     College athletes routinely sign away rights to be paid for names, images
    The monetary value of a college athlete's name, image and likeness is being hashed out in court, but many universities have already arrived at a figure: zero. Colleges from the Big Ten to the Mid-American Conference ask or require athletes to sign...
  • Pac-12 forges on with NCAA tournament survivors Arizona, UCLA, Utah

    Pac-12 forges on with NCAA tournament survivors Arizona, UCLA, Utah
    Kaleb Tarczewski, Arizona center, looks at who's left in the NCAA basketball tournament and sees three Pac-12 Conference teams still in play. "It's nice to see some familiar faces," Tarczewski said. Arizona guard Gabe York added: "People are always...
  • NCAA tournament Week 1 is hardly garden-variety as seeds get scattered

    This year's NCAA field was not trimmed, from 68 to 16, as much as it was hacked with garden shears. The East saw its top seedlings turned into compost. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: NCAA tournament: In the March 23 Sports section, a column about Week 1...