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  • Michigan State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to Final Four

    Michigan State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to Final Four
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win. Senior guard Travis Trice scored 17 points and the seventh-seeded Spartans clamped down on defense to pull out...
  • NCAA Capsule: UConn vs. Dayton

    Time: 7 p.m. TV: ESPN (Dave O'Brien and Doris Burke) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 1-0 Last meeting: UConn, 78-38, Nov. 27, 2011 at Gampel Pavilion Streaks: Dayton W3, UConn W34 Dayton (28-6)...
  • Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance

    Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance
    ALBANY — As UConn was establishing itself as a power in the Big East, Jim Jabir was trying to simply establish Providence as a viable women's basketball program. Jabir had coached at Marquette from 1990 to 1996, leading the team to two NCAA...
  • Former UConn Assistant Dave Leitao Returning As Head Coach At DePaul

    Former UConn Assistant Dave Leitao Returning As Head Coach At DePaul
    Dave Leitao, the former UConn assistant who spent more than 15 years coaching alongside Jim Calhoun, is returning as head coach of the DePaul men's basketball team, a job he held for three years in the mid 2000s. The Chicago Tribune reports that...
  • Louisville's Walz Reflects After Season-Ending Loss

    Louisville's Walz Reflects After Season-Ending Loss
    ALBANY — On Friday, Louisville coach Jeff Walz said he was taking nothing for granted as his team prepared for underdog Dayton. Walz's team has staged upsets in the NCAA Tournament, so he's aware that favorites are sometimes caught looking ahead....
  • Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 2 Notre Dame defeats No. 1 Orange in double OT

    Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 2 Notre Dame defeats No. 1 Orange in double OT
    Jack Near gave the No. 2 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team its biggest lead in regulation and the game-winner in double overtime as the host Fighting Irish dethroned No. 1 Syracuse, 13-12, on Saturday. The win marks the first time in five tries during...
  • Women's lacrosse roundup: Virginia hands BC its first loss, 15-13

    Women's lacrosse roundup: Virginia hands BC its first loss, 15-13
    The No. 7 Virginia women's lacrosse team (8-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) upset previously undefeated No. 2 Boston College (10-1, 4-1), 15-13, in a snowy Saturday afternoon game in Newton, Mass., extending its winning streak to five games. The...
  • Basketball built Cohen-Mintz toward hospitality business

    YIFAT, Israel — Couples of all ages are enjoying Valentine's Day desserts and dinners when Uri Cohen-Mintz walks into a restaurant here and takes a seat by the window. He gazes at several patrons and then down at their plates, as if taking mental...
  • New Approach Spurs Louisville Back Into Sweet 16, Facing Dayton

    ALBANY — Two years ago, Shoni Schimmel led the Louisville Cardinals to the NCAA title game. Last year, the Cardinals reached the Elite Eight with an offense that revolved around Schimmel. Louisville won 52 games over two seasons and was a player...
  • Walz Has Louisville Back Again

    There is little doubt Louisville’s Jeff Walz has emerged as one of the best young coaches in women’s college basketball. Consider that Baylor, UConn, Notre Dame, Stanford and Tennessee are the only other programs to have played in regional...
  • Midseason grades for men's lacrosse

    Midseason grades for men's lacrosse
    It's time to hand out midterm grades for the men's college lacrosse season, and two perennial powers in the state are at opposite ends of the spectrum. Maryland's defense earned an A-plus for it's dominant first half, but Johns Hopkins — staring...