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  • Louisville's Walz Reflects After Season-Ending Loss

    Louisville's Walz Reflects After Season-Ending Loss
    ALBANY — On Friday, Louisville coach Jeff Walz said he was taking nothing for granted as his team prepared for underdog Dayton. Walz's team has staged upsets in the NCAA Tournament, so he's aware that favorites are sometimes caught looking ahead....
  • Former UConn Assistant Dave Leitao Returning As Head Coach At DePaul

    Former UConn Assistant Dave Leitao Returning As Head Coach At DePaul
    Dave Leitao, the former UConn assistant who spent more than 15 years coaching alongside Jim Calhoun, is returning as head coach of the DePaul men's basketball team, a job he held for three years in the mid 2000s. The Chicago Tribune reports that...
  • NCAA Capsule: UConn vs. Dayton

    Time: 7 p.m. TV: ESPN (Dave O'Brien and Doris Burke) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 1-0 Last meeting: UConn, 78-38, Nov. 27, 2011 at Gampel Pavilion Streaks: Dayton W3, UConn W34 Dayton (28-6)...
  • Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance

    Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance
    ALBANY — As UConn was establishing itself as a power in the Big East, Jim Jabir was trying to simply establish Providence as a viable women's basketball program. Jabir had coached at Marquette from 1990 to 1996, leading the team to two NCAA...
  • Michigan State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to Final Four

    Michigan State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to Final Four
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win. Senior guard Travis Trice scored 17 points and the seventh-seeded Spartans clamped down on defense to pull out...
  • UConn Rallies To Win Opening AAC Baseball Series

    UConn scored three runs in the ninth inning to rally to a 5-3 victory over Tulane on Sunday afternoon in an American Athletic Conference baseball game in New Orleans. The win clinched the first AAC series of the year for the Huskies (17-9, 2-1) and...
  • Basketball built Cohen-Mintz toward hospitality business

    YIFAT, Israel — Couples of all ages are enjoying Valentine's Day desserts and dinners when Uri Cohen-Mintz walks into a restaurant here and takes a seat by the window. He gazes at several patrons and then down at their plates, as if taking mental...
  • Big-time programs battling for Final Four berths

    Saturday night's games will decide half the Final Four, and the big boys have pushed the Cinderellas off the dance floor. Arizona and Wisconsin are back in Southern California fighting for a Final Four berth again. In Cleveland, Notre Dame takes on the...
  • Walz Has Louisville Back Again

    There is little doubt Louisville’s Jeff Walz has emerged as one of the best young coaches in women’s college basketball. Consider that Baylor, UConn, Notre Dame, Stanford and Tennessee are the only other programs to have played in regional...
  • Arizona outlasts Xavier 68-60 to reach West region finals

    T.J. McConnell shook off his terrible first half and a Xavier defender with equal poise, sliding around a screen and finding an open 3-pointer. The senior's shot split the net in the waning minutes and he put Arizona on its way back to the brink of the...
  • NCAA tournament: How Arizona and Xavier match up

    NCAA tournament: How Arizona and Xavier match up
    WHO: No. 2 Arizona (33-3) vs. No. 6 Xavier (23-13). WHAT: NCAA West Regional semifinal, Thursday, 7:15 p.m. approximately WHERE: Staples Center. TV: TBS. UPDATE: Arizona hasn't been tested in either of its NCAA tournament games. The Wildcats...