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  • Oliver Purnell resigns as men's basketball coach at DePaul

    Oliver Purnell resigns as men's basketball coach at DePaul
    Oliver Purnell said last week he had “every intention” of returning as DePaul men’s basketball coach next season. But Saturday, Purnell resigned after posting a 54-105 overall record and going 15-65 in the Big East in five seasons....
  • DePaul loses 58-48 to Marquette in Big East regular-season finale

    DePaul loses 58-48 to Marquette in Big East regular-season finale
    MILWAUKEE — Matt Carlino scored 20 points and Luke Fischer added 17 as Marquette, despite poor shooting, clamped down on DePaul 58-48 in the Big East season finale between two struggling teams on Saturday. Marquette (12-18, 4-14 Big East) ended...
  • Daniel Hamilton Plays On In Grandmother's Memory

    Daniel Hamilton Plays On In Grandmother's Memory
    HARTFORD — Daniel Hamilton watched Ryan Boatright hit that crossover three-pointer on Octavius Ellis with two-tenths of a second left Friday night to beat Cincinnati, and the freshman from Los Angeles just couldn't contain himself. Hamilton picked...
  • Villanova routs Xavier for second Big East tournament title

    Villanova routs Xavier for second Big East tournament title
    NEW YORK — Josh Hart had 15 points in his latest brilliant performance off the bench, and top-seeded Villanova turned the Big East championship game into a Saturday night blowout by beating Xavier 69-52 for its second tournament title. Looking to...
  • Six names to watch in DePaul's coaching search

     Six names to watch in DePaul's coaching search
    Oliver Purnell resigned as DePaul men's basketball coach Saturday. He was 54-105 overall and 15-65 in the Big East in five seasons. Here is a look at six possible candidates to replace him: Mark Aguirre The situation: The Westinghouse grad and...
  • On The Fly: Let The Madness Begin

    On The Fly: Let The Madness Begin
    Fill in your NCAA Tournament brackets, and good luck to all. The No. 1 seeds are Kentucky in the Midwest, Villanova in the East, Wisconsin in the West and Duke in the South. Sixty-seven teams look to knock out Kentucky (34-0), which beat Arkansas 78-63...
  • NCAA Shows Lack Of Respect For AAC

    NCAA Shows Lack Of Respect For AAC
    HARTFORD — UConn didn't need to wait around in the XL Center to learn its tournament fate. When the NCAA selection committee choices were announced on Sunday, it was basically another "don't call us, we'll call you," for the American Athletic...
  • On The Air Saturday

    AUTO RACING 11:30 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Campingworld.com 500, Practice. FS1 12:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Phoenix, Qualifying. FS1 2:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Campingworld.com 500, Final Practice. FS1 3:30 p.m.: NASCAR...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/14 log (updated Saturday AM with all matchups)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Tshwane Open third round (in Pretoria, South Africa).--Golf 8:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Queens Park at Crystal Palace.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Tampa Bay vs. Philadelphia (d.).--MLB Net. 9 a.m.  ...
  • No. 4 Villanova edges Providence 63-61 in Big East semis

    No. 4 Villanova edges Providence 63-61 in Big East semis
    NEW YORK — Ryan Arcidiacono hit two free throws with 3.1 seconds left after a questionable foul call, and fourth-ranked Villanova escaped Providence 63-61 on Friday night to return to the Big East title game for the first time since 1997. The...
  • UConn Corners Market In Clutch Tournament Guards

    UConn Corners Market In Clutch Tournament Guards
    HARTFORD — Maybe he didn't break Octavius Ellis' ankles as badly as Kemba Walker broke Gary McGhee's ankles. But make no mistake: Ryan Boatright broke Cincinnati's heart Friday night every bit as much as Kemba broke Pittsburgh's heart at Madison...