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  • 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...
  • Villanova survives a scare at Creighton

    Villanova survives a scare at Creighton
    Leaning on a wall outside his locker room late Tuesday night, Villanova coach Jay Wright had the proper description for what his fourth-ranked team had to go through against Creighton. "You're playing in a crazy atmosphere against a really gutsy team...
  • Georgetown at Mount St. Mary's men's lacrosse: Three things to watch

    Georgetown at Mount St. Mary's men's lacrosse: Three things to watch
    Mount St. Mary’s is clinging to a slight 16-15 lead in this series, but Georgetown has won 15 of the past 16 meetings, including last year’s 10-4 victory on Feb. 12. The Mountaineers are winless in two games at home, and the Hoyas are...
  • Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd named ACC women's basketball player of year

    Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd named ACC women's basketball player of year
    Notre Dame junior guard Jewell Loyd of Niles West was named Wednesday as Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year. Loyd, who had been the Big East freshman of the year in 2013, leads the ACC this season in scoring (20.7 points per game) and is...
  • As Dionna White guides Milford Mill into playoffs, she lets play do talking

    As Dionna White guides Milford Mill into playoffs, she lets play do talking
    A few minutes watching Milford Mill guard Dionna White drive, dish, rebound and hassle opponents on the basketball court will tell you far more about her game than you'll ever hear from her. White, a 5-foot-6 combo guard, is a girl of few words with a...
  • Villanova overcomes big test in Creighton, wins, 76-72

    OMAHA, Neb. Villanova was tested to the limit Tuesday night by a Creighton team that was trying to salvage some satisfaction from a disappointing season. But the Wildcats prevailed. Ryan Arcidiacono scored 23 points, including a conventional three-...
  • Virginia well-prepared for NCAA tournament rhythms

    To reach the Sweet 16, make the Final Four and hoist a national championship trophy, a college basketball team must discover its inner Madison Bumgarner. The task: Perform at peak level against elite opposition on darn little rest. Such are the NCAA...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 3/4 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    1 p.m.    Basketball: ACC women’s first round: Wake Forest vs. Boston College.--CSN 1 p.m.    Exhibition baseball: Philadelphia at N.Y. Yankees.--MLB Net. 2 p.m.    Soccer: Women’s Algarve Cup: U.S. vs. Norway (in Portugal).--FS1 2:40 p....
  • Hilliard, Villanova streaking toward No. 1 seed

    Hilliard, Villanova streaking toward No. 1 seed
    OMAHA, Neb. -- Now that Villanova has made it 2 for 2 in winning regular-season championships in the “new” Big East, the Wildcats have some more goals in mind as they head into March. Of course, Wildcats coach Jay Wright will tell you that...
  • UConn Women Close Regular Season, Squeak By USF, 88-65

    UConn Women Close Regular Season, Squeak By USF, 88-65
    TAMPA, Fla. – Back in the day, as Geno Auriemma would say, UConn's regular season always ended with a crescendo. There was Notre Dame, until the Irish left the Big East. Then there was Louisville, until the Cardinals bolted the American Athletic...
  • Final week of regular season filled with intriguing matchups

    Conference tournaments begin this week and there will be some important games for ranked teams in a few of the smaller leagues. The Missouri Valley Conference tournament kicks off Thursday in St. Louis with No. 8 Wichita State and No. 11 Northern Iowa...