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  • Saturday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: No. 17 VCU turns back Duquesne; Captains drop heartbreaker to Marymount

    JeQuan Lewis scored a season-high 16 points as No. 17 VCU extended its winning streak to 10 games with a 70-64 victory over Duquesne on Saturday. Melvin Johnson added 14 points for the Rams (15-3, 5-0 Atlantic 10), who won despite missing leading...
  • 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...
  • All hail Jimbo Fisher, FSU as kings of ACC

    CHARLOTTE — Every time Jimbo Fisher and the Florida State Seminoles make their now-annual pilgrimage to Charlotte for the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game, ACC Commissioner John Swofford and his staff should perform a ceremonial ritual....
  • Big Ten heads to Madison Square Garden for hoops, hockey

    Big Ten heads to Madison Square Garden for hoops, hockey
    INDIANAPOLIS — The 2018 Big Ten men’s basketball tournament will be staged at the World’s Most Famous Arena. In an interview with the Tribune from his suite at Lucas Oil Stadium, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany confirmed an SI.com...
  • 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...
  • DePaul overcomes 13-point deficit to beat Marquette 61-58 in Big East opener

    ROSEMONT — Billy Garrett Jr. and Jamee Crockett rallied DePaul from a 13-point deficit to beat Marquette 61-58 in the Big East opener for both teams on Wednesday. Garrett scored eight of his 19 points in the last 3:31. His 3-pointer tied the...
  • Latest Batch Of College Basketball's Non-Power Contenders

    Every March they become the nation's darlings. This year, a host of stalwarts aren't waiting nearly that long to establish themselves as contenders — either for their own, non-power conferences or possibly the Final Four after another round of...
  • UConn Men's Insider: RPI, Recruiting Are 2015 Challenges

    UConn Men's Insider: RPI, Recruiting Are 2015 Challenges
    Resolve has always been one of Kevin Ollie's favorite words, and no college basketball team showed more "resolve" in 2014 than the Huskies. To go from a No. 7 seed in the East Regional all the way to the championship showed a year's worth of resolve in...
  • 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...