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  • NCAA tournament preview: USC vs. St. John's

    No. 9 USC (22-12) vs. No. 8 St. John's (22-10) Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn. How they got here: USC won four games in four days — including a victory over Stanford — to win the Pac-12 Conference tournament. St. John's...
  • NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner

    NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner
    The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
  • Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'

    Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'
    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
  • Warren lifts NC State to win, trip to Orlando

    Warren lifts NC State to win, trip to Orlando
    DAYTON, Ohio — Sophomore guard T.J. Warren scored 25 points and guard Ralston Turner added 17, lifting North Carolina State to a 74-59 victory over Xavier in a first-round NCAA Tournament game between No. 12 seeds on Tuesday night at the...
  • Nearing 70, Syracuse's Boeheim Never At A Loss For Words

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Forget the bracketologist-in-chief. The sour puss-in-chief said Wednesday he'd pick Michigan State, Louisville, Florida and Arizona to advance to the NCAA Tournament Final Four. "Those are the four best teams going into the...
  • College hoops players teach us how to tourney

    College hoops players teach us how to tourney
    So, seeds don't mean anything. Of the five Chicago college basketball players RedEye leaned on for March Madness expertise, three chose No. 4 seed Louisville as their tourney favorite or their dark horse. The Big Ten gets a lot of love, too. As the meat...
  • His mother far away and close by, Josh Fortune helps Friars make NCAA field

    His mother far away and close by, Josh Fortune helps Friars make NCAA field
    It was one of the greatest moments in Josh Fortune's young life. Which isn't to say it was perfect. He had scored 10 points, two coming on a pair of late free throws, as Providence upset Creighton for the Big East championship. It came in Madison Square...
  • Jim Calhoun: 'I Have Not Talked To Any School'

    Jim Calhoun: 'I Have Not Talked To Any School'
    BUFFALO, N.Y. – This is the first time in 35 years the Huskies are playing in the NCAA Tournament without Jim Calhoun on their sideline. But that has not stopped the retired coach from attracting attention. ESPN reported Friday that "multiple...
  • Teel Time: Buzz Williams brings attitude, impeccable credentials to Virginia Tech

    College basketball collectively swooned Friday night when Virginia Tech hired Buzz Williams as its head coach, and here’s why: Williams created more national splash in six seasons at Marquette than the Hokies have in 106. To wit: Williams guided...
  • Add Thursday's Win To Long List Of UConn's NCAA Nailbiters

    The 89-81 overtime win over St. Joseph's was an instant classic for UConn basketball fans. The Huskies trailed for much of the game and were behind with under a minute left in regulation, but they forced overtime and persevered for one of the great NCAA...
  • Teel Time: Analytics show new Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams adjusts to his talent

    Some words of caution for Virginia Tech fans judging Buzz Williams: The Hokies’ new basketball coach defies convenient description. Want Tech to play fast? Williams’ 2011-12 Marquette team ranked 16th nationally in possessions per game,...