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  • Rutgers Vs. UConn Rivalry Will Live On

    UNCASVILLE — The long and always interesting rivalry between UConn and Rutgers in the Big East and American Athletic Conference will live on after this season as nonconference opponents. Senior women's athletic administrators from both programs...
  • UConn Blows Past Louisville For First AAC Tournament Title

     UConn Blows Past Louisville For First AAC Tournament Title
    UNCASVILLE – It appears the great misfortune of Louisville is to operate in this time and place: the Big East, the American Athletic Conference in the era of UConn. Imagine how disheartening it must feel at times. The Cardinals have played two...
  • AAC Tournament Primer: Focus On Guards, Hall Of Fame Coaches

    MEMPHIS — The first American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament is here, and it caps an inaugural season of celebration. The emerging league prominently featured terrific guards and coaches. "There was a lot of talk about what it was,...
  • UConn's Shabazz Napier Named AAC Player Of The Year

    UConn's Shabazz Napier Named AAC Player Of The Year
    MEMPHIS — Shabazz Napier got the news Sunday and remained coy. He didn't even tell his mother. But he knew, and his UConn coaches and teammates knew, affirming what they believed all along: Napier was the American Athletic Conference player of...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Lady Monarchs withstand UTSA, advance to C-USA quarterfinals

    Women: Conference USA: Shae Kelley scored 19 points as Old Dominion won its hard-fought Conference USA tournament debut late Wednesday night, outlasting Texas-San Antonio 79-74 to reach the quarterfinals in El Paso, Texas. Becca Allison had 14...
  • TV Review: 'Requiem for the Big East,' 'Summer Dreams'

    Two basketball documentaries air this weekend in advance of the NCAA tournament, with one earning championship honors and the other settling for the old college try. ESPN seldom connects the dots as well in examining sports' role in society -- or the...
  • U.Va. should end long ACC tournament semifinal drought versus FSU

     U.Va. should end long ACC tournament semifinal drought versus FSU
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Already saddled with one of college basketball's most inexplicable droughts, Virginia opens ACC tournament play Friday burdened with unfamiliar expectations and pressures. The Cavaliers are the event's top seed for the first...
  • Huskies Count Out The Tigers ... Eins, Zwei, Drei

    Huskies Count Out The Tigers ... Eins, Zwei, Drei
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There will be no more Saturday nights in March, magical nights at the corner of 33rd Street and Eighth Avenue and the intersection of Ewing and Kemba. For UConn, Syracuse and some other elite basketball schools, there will be no...
  • Kecoughtan's Fortune scores 24, Providence beats St. John's

    Josh Fortune scored a career-high 24 points as the Providence Friars improved their at-large resume by holding off the St. John's Red Storm 79-74 in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament in New York. LaDontae Henton collected 16 points and 11...
  • Teel Time: Sources say ACC close to deal for basketball tourneys at Barclays Center in N.Y.

    Teel Time: Sources say ACC close to deal for basketball tourneys at Barclays Center in N.Y.
    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The ACC and Newport News-based Atlantic 10 Conference are negotiating a deal that would take the ACC basketball tournament to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 2017 and ’18 and create a series of regular-season...
  • Friday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: N.C. Central ousts Norfolk State in MEAC semifinal

    MEAC: North Carolina Central took control late in the first half Friday and never let up, ousting Norfolk State 68-45 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament semifinal at Norfolk Scope Arena. Jeremy Ingram and Jordan Parks scored 14 points...