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  • Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd named ACC women's basketball player of year

    Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd named ACC women's basketball player of year
    Notre Dame junior guard Jewell Loyd of Niles West was named Wednesday as Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year. Loyd, who had been the Big East freshman of the year in 2013, leads the ACC this season in scoring (20.7 points per game) and is...
  • Virginia well-prepared for NCAA tournament rhythms

    To reach the Sweet 16, make the Final Four and hoist a national championship trophy, a college basketball team must discover its inner Madison Bumgarner. The task: Perform at peak level against elite opposition on darn little rest. Such are the NCAA...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 3/4 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    1 p.m.    Basketball: ACC women’s first round: Wake Forest vs. Boston College.--CSN 1 p.m.    Exhibition baseball: Philadelphia at N.Y. Yankees.--MLB Net. 2 p.m.    Soccer: Women’s Algarve Cup: U.S. vs. Norway (in Portugal).--FS1 2:40 p....
  • Hilliard, Villanova streaking toward No. 1 seed

    Hilliard, Villanova streaking toward No. 1 seed
    OMAHA, Neb. -- Now that Villanova has made it 2 for 2 in winning regular-season championships in the “new” Big East, the Wildcats have some more goals in mind as they head into March. Of course, Wildcats coach Jay Wright will tell you that...
  • UConn Women Close Regular Season, Squeak By USF, 88-65

    UConn Women Close Regular Season, Squeak By USF, 88-65
    TAMPA, Fla. – Back in the day, as Geno Auriemma would say, UConn's regular season always ended with a crescendo. There was Notre Dame, until the Irish left the Big East. Then there was Louisville, until the Cardinals bolted the American Athletic...
  • Final week of regular season filled with intriguing matchups

    Conference tournaments begin this week and there will be some important games for ranked teams in a few of the smaller leagues. The Missouri Valley Conference tournament kicks off Thursday in St. Louis with No. 8 Wichita State and No. 11 Northern Iowa...
  • Tuesday's local interest college basketball roundup: No. 25 VCU overcomes Saint Louis, goes alone into A-10 lead

    Treveon Graham doesn't need to be the focal point to have a big impact for No. 25 VCU. The senior scored 16 points and brought his savvy back to the Siegel Center on Tuesday night, playing just 22 minutes but leading the Rams to a 74-54 victory...
  • Ex-Oriole Bruce Chen agrees to minor league deal with Indians

    Ex-Oriole Bruce Chen agrees to minor league deal with Indians
    Bruce Chen is getting a chance to pitch for an 11th team in the majors. The well-traveled left-hander, who won a career-high 13 games with the Orioles in 2005, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians, a person familiar with the...
  • Seton Hall leading scorer Sterling Gibbs suspended 2 games

    Seton Hall leading scorer Sterling Gibbs suspended 2 games
    SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. -- Seton Hall suspended leading scorer Sterling Gibbs for two games for delivering a forearm to the face of Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono in the second half of their Big East Conference game in Philadelphia on Monday night. Gibbs...
  • Hilliard leads No. 6 Villanova past Seton Hall

    Hilliard leads No. 6 Villanova past Seton Hall
    VILLANOVA — Liberty High School graduate Darrun Hilliard scored 18 points, Daniel Ochefu had 11 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 6 Villanova cruised to an 80-54 victory over Seton Hall on Monday night. Dylan Ennis had 12 points and Ryan Arcidiacono...
  • Late 3-pointer sends No. 6 Villanova past No. 18 Butler 68-65

    Late 3-pointer sends No. 6 Villanova past No. 18 Butler 68-65
    INDIANAPOLIS — Darrun Hilliard rallied No. 6 Villanova in the second half and hit a 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left Saturday to give the Wildcats a 68-65 victory over No. 18 Butler. The Bulldogs could have forced overtime, but Kelan Martin's 3...