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  • Illinois schools face long NCAA tournament odds

    Illinois schools face long NCAA tournament odds
    At least one bookmaker gives Northwestern 9,999-1 odds to win the NCAA tournament. So you're saying there's a chance. With a 15-15 overall record (6-11 in the Big Ten), the Wildcats first would have to survive a stacked Big Ten tournament field to...
  • NCAA suspends coach Jim Boeheim for Syracuse violations

    The NCAA denounced one of the country's most decorated basketball programs Friday, suspending Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine conference games next year and outlining a decade-long series of violations that included academic misconduct, improper...
  • NCAA Slams Syracuse Men's Basketball For NCAA Violations

    NCAA Slams Syracuse Men's Basketball For NCAA Violations
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — In a sweeping indictment of one of the country's most decorated basketball programs, the NCAA suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine games Friday and outlined a decade-long series of violations that included improper...
  • UConn's Stewart, Nurse And Auriemma Earn AAC Honors

    UConn's Stewart, Nurse And Auriemma Earn AAC Honors
    UNCASVILLE — UConn's command of the American Athletic Conference resulted in a winning margin in 18 regular season victories by an average of 48.7 points. On Friday, that domination, which has made the Huskies the consensus top-ranked team again,...
  • Dan Cyrulik Says When Gampel Opened, The Noise Blew Him Away

    Dan Cyrulik Says When Gampel Opened, The Noise Blew Him Away
    STORRS – A quarter of a century later, the details have faded, but two things about UConn's Dream Season still stand out for Dan Cyrulik – the noise and the cohesiveness. "We were really like brothers," said Cyrulik, 44, who returned to...
  • Mohegan Sun Becoming The Mecca Of Women's Basketball

    Mohegan Sun Becoming The Mecca Of Women's Basketball
    There was a time not so long ago, and it lasted for 10 years, when Geno Auriemma would hear, with an ever-increasing tone of frustration, how much some Big East coaches detested playing its postseason tournament at the XL Center. It had nothing to do...
  • Notre Dame hits key shots late, beats Louisville

    Notre Dame hits key shots late, beats Louisville
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More than a week off gave No. 12 Notre Dame plenty of time to address several areas and recharge, and the only concern was whether the Fighting Irish might be rusty against No. 16 Louisville. The Irish took care of that by...
  • As Dionna White guides Milford Mill into playoffs, she lets play do talking

    As Dionna White guides Milford Mill into playoffs, she lets play do talking
    A few minutes watching Milford Mill guard Dionna White drive, dish, rebound and hassle opponents on the basketball court will tell you far more about her game than you'll ever hear from her. White, a 5-foot-6 combo guard, is a girl of few words with a...
  • Villanova overcomes big test in Creighton, wins, 76-72

    OMAHA, Neb. Villanova was tested to the limit Tuesday night by a Creighton team that was trying to salvage some satisfaction from a disappointing season. But the Wildcats prevailed. Ryan Arcidiacono scored 23 points, including a conventional three-...
  • Villanova survives a scare at Creighton

    Villanova survives a scare at Creighton
    Leaning on a wall outside his locker room late Tuesday night, Villanova coach Jay Wright had the proper description for what his fourth-ranked team had to go through against Creighton. "You're playing in a crazy atmosphere against a really gutsy team...
  • Georgetown at Mount St. Mary's men's lacrosse: Three things to watch

    Georgetown at Mount St. Mary's men's lacrosse: Three things to watch
    Mount St. Mary’s is clinging to a slight 16-15 lead in this series, but Georgetown has won 15 of the past 16 meetings, including last year’s 10-4 victory on Feb. 12. The Mountaineers are winless in two games at home, and the Hoyas are...