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  • 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...
  • Michigan State among Big Ten teams on NCAA tournament bubble watch

     Michigan State among Big Ten teams on NCAA tournament bubble watch
    College basketball teams' fates will be decided on Selection Sunday, March 15. Until then, it's time to analyze, fret and overanalyze teams' chances of making the NCAA tournament. The Big Ten might have the most teams on the bubble with six. Other teams...
  • Like UConn, Memphis Has Had A Disappointing Season

    Like UConn, Memphis Has Had A Disappointing Season
    MEMPHIS – Visitors are accustomed to hearing the blues in Memphis, but it usually doesn't extend to basketball. "This is the toughest stretch for us," Memphis coach Josh Pastner said. "Other than the beginning of the season, when I over scheduled...
  • Providence cruises over DePaul 84-57

    Providence cruises over DePaul 84-57
    LaDontae Henton and Kris Dunn combined to produce 43 points and 21 boards to lead Providence to an 84-57 win over DePaul in Rosemont on Wednesday night. Henton and Dunn combined for 27 first-half points and DePaul converted just 7 of 24 shots (29.2...
  • Extras, leftovers from NCAA legislation story

    Extras, leftovers from NCAA legislation story
    There was plenty that I didn’t include in Sunday’s story about recent NCAA legislation and its possible effects on local schools and conferences outside the Power 5, largely for space limitations in print and to prevent readers’ eyes...
  • Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits

    Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits
    Tom Yeager witnessed major college conferences enact historic legislation that will allow schools to provide extra benefits to scholarship athletes. When voting concluded at last month's NCAA convention, he and many others couldn't help but think: Now...
  • Why Did Gabby Williams Sit Vs. South Carolina? She And Geno Explain

    Why Did Gabby Williams Sit Vs. South Carolina? She And Geno Explain
    HARTFORD — UConn's Gabby Williams has been a three-time selection as American Athletic Conference freshman of the week. And on Feb. 9 as the Huskies prepared to play undefeated South Carolina in the game of the year at Gampel Pavilion, she was...
  • 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...