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  • 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...
  • Lafayette draws Villanova in first round

    Lafayette draws Villanova in first round
    The players went wild, standing and cheering their selection to college basketball's ultimate destination. The veteran coach, though he too stood and cheered the news, cringed for just a quick moment. Lafayette College, the Patriot League champions,...
  • Breaking down the NCAA West Region

    Breaking down the NCAA West Region
    Get to know No. 1: Nobody takes better care of the ball than Wisconsin. That's the Badgers' trademark. What stands out about this season's Badgers is how they couple explosive plays with precision plays. Frank Kaminsky headlines, but forwards Sam Dekker...
  • Breaking down the NCAA East Region

    Breaking down the NCAA East Region
    Get to know No. 1: Villanova has put together a 15-game winning streak against the nation's 25th-toughest schedule and won the Big East tournament. The Wildcats have a top-five offense and top-15 defense in efficiency ratings. Daniel Ochefu is the post...
  • Indiana sends five teams to NCAA tournament

    Indiana sends five teams to NCAA tournament
    Indiana believes it plays the best basketball in the Midwest. This year, five schools will have a chance to prove it. Butler, Indiana, Notre Dame, Purdue and Valparaiso were all placed in the NCAA Tournament's 16-team Midwest Region, ending any...
  • For Villanova, success means continuing the March

    For Villanova, success means continuing the March
    IN THE 2007-08 season, a Villanova team that started 13-3 lost five straight games from Jan. 23 to Feb. 4. All were by double digits, two to teams that wouldn't make the NCAA Tournament. The last was a 22-pointer to Saint Joseph's at the Palestra....