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  • Big East favorite Villanova perfect entering conference play

     Big East favorite Villanova perfect entering conference play
    VILLANOVA — Jay Wright is no different from the thousands of die-hard fans in the Philadelphia area. The Villanova coach loves the Eagles, and cheers for all the city's sports teams. After all, this is a coach with roots so deep in the area he...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Hard-Bitten Writer Finds Fun Again In Son's Game

    Jeff Jacobs: Hard-Bitten Writer Finds Fun Again In Son's Game
    The sports fan in me died Sept. 9, 1972. Forty two years later, it isn't difficult to make such an admission. The hard part is admitting the sports fan in me returned from the dead in the waning days of 2014. Growing up in the 1960s as a fan of the...
  • Temple holds off UConn 57-53 in overtime

    HARTFORD, Conn. — Temple's Quenton DeCosey made a pair of free throws in overtime then watched as UConn's Daniel Hamilton missed three that could have won the game for the Huskies. The Owls held the defending national champions to a single field...
  • Villanova beats Butler 67-55 to go 13-0

    VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Ryan Arcidiacono scored 15 points and JayVaughn Pinkston had 13 to help No. 6 Villanova beat Butler 67-55 on Wednesday and match the best start in program history. The Wildcats are 13-0 (1-0 Big East) for the first time since...
  • Villanova, Temple basketball teams end the year on a high note

    When you watch Villanova games these days, you get the sense that the Wildcats simply will find a way to win, no matter what. They don't exactly toy with the opponents, because this team doesn't play around. But they have a great confidence that must be...
  • Geno Loves New York, And Memories Of Past Big East Rivals

    Geno Loves New York, And Memories Of Past Big East Rivals
    Anytime UConn plays in New York, Geno Auriemma tries to guarantee a good time even before the day of the game. For Auriemma, the chance for his players to experience new things, memorable things, is as integral a part of the student-athlete experience...
  • Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2000 | East St. Louis' Darius Miles

    Mr. Basketball of Illinois 2000 | East St. Louis' Darius Miles
    Ethel Miles didn't think her son had a chance. Even though 6-foot-8-inch Darius Miles is considered among the three best players in the nation, mom was convinced that Brett Melton of Mahomet-Seymour would win the Mr. Basketball of Illinois award. "I...
  • No. 2 UConn At St. John's

    What: Maggie Dixon Classic Site: Madison Square Garden Time: 1 p.m. TV: ESPN2 Radio: WTIC-1080 AM (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 39-17 Last meeting: UConn, 71-65, Feb. 2, 2013, Alumni Hall, Jamaica, N.Y. Streaks: UConn W10, St....
  • Seton Hall stuns No. 6 Villanova to end Cats' run

    Seton Hall stuns No. 6 Villanova to end Cats' run
    NEWARK, N.J. — Seton Hall is back with the best in the Big East Conference. Freshman Khadeen Carrington hit a go-ahead, spinning layup with 1:38 to play in overtime and Seton Hall knocked off its second ranked foe this week, defeating No. 6...
  • St. John's Offers Scoring, Defensive Challenges For Huskies

     St. John's Offers Scoring, Defensive Challenges For Huskies
    NEW YORK — In order to keep his team firmer on point, Geno Auriemma presents the players with challenges and goals for each game. When the Huskies played Duke last week in Hartford, Auriemma's bullet point was controlling the rebounds by the...
  • On The Fly: UConn, Boatright Show Tenacity, Courage

    On The Fly: UConn, Boatright Show Tenacity, Courage
    While snowflakes fell in Connecticut Saturday afternoon, UConn shined in the Sunshine state. UConn overcame a 13-point deficit in the second half to triumph at Florida 63-59. Put five stars next to this victory — the most important one of the...