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  • Title Capsule: No. 1 Seed Notre Dame vs. No. 1 Seed UConn

    Site: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville Time: 8:30 p.m. TV: ESPN (Dave O'Brien, Doris Burke and Holly Rowe) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fisk) Series history: UConn, 30-11 Last meeting: UConn, 83-65, April 7, 2013, national...
  • For Notre Dame's McBride, A Shot At Redemption

    NASHVILLE — Four years ago, Notre Dame guard Kayla McBride sat on the bench in Indianapolis and watched Texas A&M beat her team in the national championship game. She did not play. She hadn't played the entire second half of the season, for reasons...
  • Calhoun In Charge From Day One, Then Got First Win In 1986

     Calhoun In Charge From Day One, Then Got First Win In 1986
    STORRS — UConn was looking for a basketball coach and Tim Tolokan, a member of the search committee, was doing what an old newspaper man does. He was making phone calls, taking notes. He kept them, too, and he recently re-read the note where...
  • Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches

    Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches
    A decade ago, on a bleak March day in 2004, Geno Auriemma sat down in a blue plastic chair inside the gray hallways of Gampel Pavilion and began to chat with the basketball writers who were finishing their day's work. The coach was a month from...
  • UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course

    UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course
    Geno Auriemma has had four unbeaten seasons as UConn women's basketball coach and very well could be headed for a fifth. But he is really living up to the pressure the first UConn team put on him more than a century ago. The Huskies' unbeaten seasons:...
  • An Intense Geno Auriemma Coaches First Game At UConn In '85

    An Intense Geno Auriemma Coaches First Game At UConn In '85
    Three months after taking a job he figured would last four years, Geno Auriemma, 31 years old, was certainly ready to coach his Huskies for the first time. After all, like any aspiring professional, he hoped his day would finally come. And here it was,...
  • No. 2 Villanova blows out No. 15 Milwaukee

    Villanova 73, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 53: Darrun Hilliard II scored 16 points and JayVaughn Pinkston added 13 points and eight rebounds as the Wildcats cruised past the Panthers in a second-round NCAA tournament game in Buffalo, N.Y.   James Bell...
  • Gators, 'Cats early favorites for conference hoops tournaments

    Gators, 'Cats early favorites for conference hoops tournaments
    Florida and Arizona were tabbed early favorites to win their conference basketball tournaments according to one odds maker. Top-ranked Florida comes in as a 2/3 favorite to win the Southeastern Conference tourney according to Bovada. Kentucky (3/1)...
  • NCAA Notebook: Jim Calhoun Still Casts A Big Shadow

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – There is little doubt that Jim Calhoun remains a compelling figure. In Buffalo on Wednesday, as in Memphis during the AAC tournament, he was the most-interviewed person. Well, to be fair, coach Phil Martelli's grandson hadn't...
  • Atlantic Coast Conference gets its turn in the spotlight

    Atlantic Coast Conference gets its turn in the spotlight
    The Atlantic Coast Conference has been waiting so many years for this stand-alone moment it might collectively have to take a nervous pill and sit down. The ACC has spent years failing to prove it was more than just a basketball conference. It wanted so...
  • UConn Women Beat Louisville; Wrap Up Unbeaten Regular Season

    UConn Women Beat Louisville; Wrap Up Unbeaten Regular Season
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Why risk raising a callous thumbing through the record book for the chapter UConn had failed to update lately? Here's what you need to know: The Huskies did not win the regular-season Big East championship in either of the past...