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  • Villanova cruises past Xavier, 69-52

    NEW YORK Jay Wright liked talking about the only Villanova team to win a Big East tournament championship, knowing the 1994-95 group led by Kerry Kittles and Alvin Williams held a special place in the annals of the Wildcats' basketball program. Twenty...
  • On The Air Saturday

    AUTO RACING 11:30 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Campingworld.com 500, Practice. FS1 12:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Phoenix, Qualifying. FS1 2:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Campingworld.com 500, Final Practice. FS1 3:30 p.m.: NASCAR...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/14 log (updated Saturday AM with all matchups)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Tshwane Open third round (in Pretoria, South Africa).--Golf 8:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Queens Park at Crystal Palace.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia (d.).--MLB Net. 9 a.m.  ...
  • Xavier holds off No. 23 Georgetown 65-63 in Big East semis

    Just when it appeared Xavier was about to collapse, the Musketeers found their stroke at the free throw line. Matt Stainbrook had 20 points and nine rebounds, and Xavier finally hit the foul shots it needed to hold off a furious rally by No. 23...
  • No. 4 Villanova edges Providence 63-61 in Big East semis

    No. 4 Villanova edges Providence 63-61 in Big East semis
    NEW YORK — Ryan Arcidiacono hit two free throws with 3.1 seconds left after a questionable foul call, and fourth-ranked Villanova escaped Providence 63-61 on Friday night to return to the Big East title game for the first time since 1997. The...
  • UConn Corners Market In Clutch Tournament Guards

    UConn Corners Market In Clutch Tournament Guards
    HARTFORD — Maybe he didn't break Octavius Ellis' ankles as badly as Kemba Walker broke Gary McGhee's ankles. But make no mistake: Ryan Boatright broke Cincinnati's heart Friday night every bit as much as Kemba broke Pittsburgh's heart at Madison...
  • UConn Sends Cincinnati Home; Tulsa The Next Step

    UConn Sends Cincinnati Home; Tulsa The Next Step
    HARTFORD – Ryan Boatright has said all season that he did not come back to UConn for his senior year to play in the NIT, but when he missed a free throw with 25 seconds left on Friday night, it looked as if that small consolation prize would be his,...
  • Notre Dame takes down Duke 74-64 to advance to ACC tournament final

     Notre Dame takes down Duke 74-64 to advance to ACC tournament final
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Last season, Notre Dame coach Mike Brey stood in the corner of a dim hallway at Greensboro Coliseum after the ACC tournament quickly ushered the Irish out the door on the afternoon of the first day. Brey then summoned his...
  • NCAA tournament bubble watch

    NCAA tournament bubble watch
    In just four days, teams learn their fates. Some already are sealed. Others can change during conference tournaments. And a few hinge on the downfall of other teams. Conference tourneys this week could be the make-or-break moments for college...
  • No. 11 Irish beat No. 2 Duke 74-64 to reach ACC title game

    Notre Dame already gave one big lead away at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament and just about did it again. Because the 11th-ranked Fighting Irish held on, they'll finally play for a league championship. Notre Dame earned its first berth in a...
  • Wolters Was The Strength, And Personality, Of The 1995 Champs

    Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season). During the UConn women's championship era, there has been no one more...