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  • College basketball is broken; here's a repair manual, in five chapters

    College basketball is broken; here's a repair manual, in five chapters
    It's easy to criticize the state of college basketball. The sport has been so thoroughly damaged it's a wonder it hasn't spawned conspiracy theories. The best players don't stay with their teams for more than a year, the action has been slowed to a...
  • Roundup: No. 3 Notre Dame shuts out No. 15 Ohio State, 9-0, in men's lacrosse

    Roundup: No. 3 Notre Dame shuts out No. 15 Ohio State, 9-0, in men's lacrosse
    The No. 3 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team posted its second shutout in school history, and it took only 31 years. Behind goalkeepers Shane Doss and Conor Kelly, the Fighting Irish won, 9-0, over visiting No. 15 Ohio State on Saturday. Notre Dame's only...
  • NC State in Sweet 16 with 71-68 stunner over No. 1 Villanova

    NC State in Sweet 16 with 71-68 stunner over No. 1 Villanova
    PITTSBURGH — Villanova went from a top seed to No. 1-and-done. N.C. State is back in the Sweet 16, attacking one of the top teams in the nation for 40 minutes and stunning Villanova 71-68 on Saturday night. The Wolfpack went wild as the final horn...
  • Three-Point Record Important To Mosqueda-Lewis

    Three-Point Record Important To Mosqueda-Lewis
    STORRS — Although the team goal of winning a 10th national championship is foremost in her mind, UConn senior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis readily admits that she hopes to leave one more statistical remembrance of her All-America career before it all...
  • Darrun Hilliard shines, but NC State upsets Villanova men's basketball team

    Darrun Hilliard shines, but NC State upsets Villanova men's basketball team
    PITTSBURGH — The deep NCAA Tournament run Liberty High grad Darrun Hilliard and Villanova wanted will not come. North Carolina State became the first team to send a No. 1 seed packing, beating the Wildcats 71-68 in an East Region men's basketball...
  • Rutgers Goes Deep To Beat Seton Hall

    STORRS — The scouting report on the Rutgers women's basketball team was not complicated. The Scarlet Knights had good size and would score in the paint. The three-point shot was simply not part of their arsenal this season, so there was no reason...
  • Looking Back At The Dream Season: Burrell Made Best Pass Ever

    Looking Back At The Dream Season: Burrell Made Best Pass Ever
    To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season. HAMDEN — A play was drawn up,...
  • Villanova men's basketball team's players need some history help

    Villanova men's basketball team's players need some history help
    PITTSBURGH — Saturday's NCAA Tournament third-round game between North Carolina State and Villanova matches up programs that won iconic men's basketball championship games in the 1980s. Villanova senior forward JayVaughn Pinkston has seen the...
  • The Other Game In Storrs: A Battle of New Jersey

    The Other Game In Storrs: A Battle of New Jersey
    STORRS —- C. Vivian Stringer first led Rutgers into Gampel Pavilion 19 years ago, during her first season as coach at New Jersey's state university. The bus rides from New Jersey to Connecticut were routine for Stringer and her players. UConn...
  • DePaul advances to meet Notre Dame in second round of NCAA tournament

     DePaul advances to meet Notre Dame in second round of NCAA tournament
    SOUTH BEND — The holes that the DePaul women's basketball team dug itself into kept getting deeper and deeper. The Blue Demons were down by eight early in the game, 11 at halftime and 15 five minutes into the second half against Minnesota. But...
  • NCAA faces empty seats at women's basketball tournament

    NCAA faces empty seats at women's basketball tournament
    University of Maryland sophomore Lexie Brown has visited dozens of basketball arenas but had never experienced a din like the one created by 14,000 bellowing, stomping, red-and-black-clad Louisville Cardinals fans who "made their floor shake" during an...