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  • Virginia Tech faces toughest week of trying basketball season

    Virginia Tech faces toughest week of trying basketball season
    Virginia Tech just concluded its second stretch of three consecutive ACC road games, a burden no other league team has shouldered this basketball season. This week figures to be more taxing. For only the second time in program history, the Hokies face...
  • Playing To The Crowd: UConn Women Know They Are An Attraction

    Playing To The Crowd: UConn Women Know They Are An Attraction
    NEW ORLEANS — It's not unusual to hear professional athletes admit how compelled they are to perform because there might be someone in the stands who has come just to see them and might never have the chance again. Joe DiMaggio said it, Derek Jeter,...
  • Huge games looming this week for Top 25 teams

    Kentucky faces perhaps its biggest obstacle on the road toward a perfect season during a huge week for teams in The Associated Press Top 25. The top-ranked Wildcats, the only undefeated team in Division I, start the penultimate week of the regular season...
  • UCF, Navy and SMU top our AAC spring football preview

      Spring football practice is in full swing for some schools across the country with others getting back to the gridiron over the next month. The Orlando Sentinel is taking a look at some of the key storylines for the Group of 5 conferences like the...
  • UConn Women Beat Tulane, Clinch Share Of AAC Title

    UConn Women Beat Tulane, Clinch Share Of AAC Title
    NEW ORLEANS – More than a decade ago, Diana Taurasi punted a basketball to the roof of New Orleans Arena to celebrate winning UConn's third straight national championship and the end of her iconic career. That was very cool. Two years ago, another...
  • Notre Dame receives praise from Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim

    Jim Boeheim has been Syracuse's coach since 1976. The Hall of Famer knows a good team when he sees one. "We're getting ready to play one of best Notre Dame teams that we've faced since I've been at Syracuse," Boeheim said Monday. The No. 9 Irish have a...
  • Huskies Hitting Their Stride In The Stretch

    Huskies Hitting Their Stride In The Stretch
    NEW ORLEANS — After UConn dispatched Houston last week by 59 points at the XL Center, Geno Auriemma was asked whether he could remember what it was like hanging out on the wrong side of the scoreline. Normally quick-witted, Auriemma thought for...
  • UConn 67, Tulane 60: Wrapping Things Up at Gampel

    STORRS – It’s not a late night, and I don’t have an early flight. So let’s wrap up this UConn win over Tulane. Home or away, wins are not easy in this American Conference. Tulane is scrappy, they haven’t packed it in for...
  • No. 6 Villanova tops Marquette 87-76

    No. 6 Villanova tops Marquette 87-76
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Darrun Hilliard scored 17 points, Ryan Arcidiacono added 16 and No. 6 Villanova beat Marquette 87-76 on Saturday. Dylan Ennis and JayVaughn Pinkston each had 14 as Villanova (25-2, 12-2 Big East) extended its winning streak to...
  • Villanova puts away pesky Marquette

    MILWAUKEE Sixth-ranked Villanova competed Saturday against an undermanned Marquette team that had only six scholarship players available, and 'Nova spent two-plus hours playing one of its worst defensive games of the season. Fortunately for the Wildcats,...
  • Villanova's Arcidiacono ready to move on from punch

    It has been quite an eventful February for Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono, and we're not just talking about the fact that the sixth-ranked Wildcats are unbeaten for the month under the floor leadership of their junior point guard and that he reached a...