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  • Lafayette-Villanova NCAA Tournament pregame: Leopards having fun but focused

    Lafayette-Villanova NCAA Tournament pregame: Leopards having fun but focused
    PITTSBURGH — While Villanova slugged its way through the Big East men’s basketball tournament late last week, Lafayette spent several days enjoying its first Patriot League title since 2000. The time between games and added attention have...
  • Georgetown at Loyola Maryland men's lacrosse: Three things to watch

    Georgetown at Loyola Maryland men's lacrosse: Three things to watch
    Loyola Maryland has dominated this series, winning 31 of 37 games against Georgetown and the last seven meetings. The Hoyas are 1-1 on the road this season, while the Greyhounds are 2-2 at home. Georgetown (4-3) had a four-game winning streak snapped in...
  • Win your NCAA Tournament pool: Some tips on how to fill your bracket

    Win your NCAA Tournament pool: Some tips on how to fill your bracket
    President Barack Obama fills one out, so does just about everyone you know. Yes, the NCAA Tournament is underway and that means it's bracket-picking time. We're here to help make sense of March Madness. We want to provide you some insight on the 68...
  • DePaul needs a young, energetic coach who can establish identity

    DePaul needs a young, energetic coach who can establish identity
    Before DePaul can judge any short list of potential basketball coaches, perhaps university President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider needs to re-evaluate the person making it. Athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto offers DePaul 40 years of institutional...
  • UConn's Next Opponent: St. Francis Brooklyn

    UConn's Next Opponent: St. Francis Brooklyn
    STORRS — To say that UConn's regular season was a prelude is theoretically correct. That's how the schedule flows. Everything in due time. But it also understates the consistency and domination that again catapulted the Huskies to the top of the...
  • UConn Women Could Meet Old Friends In NCAA Tournament

    UConn Women Could Meet Old Friends In NCAA Tournament
    The road to the Final Four starts in Storrs, runs through Albany, and ends in Tampa, Fla., UConn's destination as it chases another NCAA title. The Huskies are No. 1 in the country and a heavy favorite to cut down the net next month in Tampa, site of...
  • NCAA tournament preview: East Region

    NCAA tournament preview: East Region
    A look at the NCAA tournament's East Regional: THURSDAY :: PITTSBURGH 1 Villanova (32-2, Big East champion) vs. 16 Lafayette (20-12, Patriot champion) Villanova, which won the Big East tournament for the first time since 1995, has six players...
  • March Madness memories flood Orlando Magic players this time of year

    March Madness memories flood Orlando Magic players this time of year
    Kyle O'Quinn will never forget his one shining moment in the NCAA Tournament. On March 16, 2012, exactly three years ago Monday, O'Quinn and his Norfolk State Spartans teammates completed one of the biggest upsets in the history of March Madness. They...
  • Darrun Hilliard, Villanova men's basketball team earn No. 1 seed in East Region

    Darrun Hilliard, Villanova men's basketball team earn No. 1 seed in East Region
    VILLANOVA — Darrun Hilliard has received plenty of support from Lehigh Valley basketball fans during his playing days. He hopes those backers don't turn against him this week. Hilliard, a Bethlehem native and Liberty High graduate, was among the...
  • NCAA tournament preview: South Region

    NCAA tournament preview: South Region
    A preview of the NCAA tournament's South Regional. FRIDAY :: CHARLOTTE 1 Duke (29-4, at-large) vs. 16 Play-in winner (see matchup below) The Blue Devils fell to Notre Dame in the ACC tournament but still remain close to home as a top seed....
  • Kentucky and UCLA separated by more than brackets in NCAA tournament

    Kentucky and UCLA separated by more than brackets in NCAA tournament
    It was two different Selection Sundays for the two greatest men's college basketball programs in the history of the NCAA tournament. First off, one of the teams was anointed, not selected. Kentucky, winner of eight national titles, earned the top...