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  • DePaul's Megan Rogowski out for the season

    DePaul's Megan Rogowski out for the season
    DePaul has lost Megan Rogowski, one of the best three-point shooters in school history, to a season-ending injury. Rogowski, a senior from Hersey, hurt her knee Jan. 2 at Villanova.  It turned out to be a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), the...
  • After slow start, Villanova pulls away from St. John's for 90-72 victory

    NEW YORK Villanova, which saw its program record-tying 13-0 start end in overtime Saturday at Seton Hall, hadn't lost two in a row since the final two games of the 2012-13 season (Louisville in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament and North...
  • Hilliard scores 21 points as No. 8 Villanova rebounds for 90-72 win over No. 24 St. John's

    Darrun Hilliard, Daniel Ochefu and No. 8 Villanova took off in the second half and made sure one loss didn't lead to another. Hilliard scored 21 points and the Wildcats rebounded nicely from their first defeat of the season, pulling away from No. 24 St....
  • Larry Brown on success of SMU men's basketball: we're in a great city

    The toughest part of the UCF men's basketball has already begun. And it will definitely get more challenging Sunday when the Knights host SMU led by Hall of Famer coach Larry Brown. Brown, the only basketball coach to ever win a NCAA title and NBA...
  • Hilliard leads No. 8 Villanova past No. 24 St. John's 90-72

    NEW YORK — Former Liberty High School star Darrun Hilliard scored 21 points and No. 8 Villanova rebounded nicely from its first defeat of the season, pulling away from No. 24 St. John's in the second half for a 90-72 victory Tuesday night. Dylan...
  • Youth isn't to blame for Maryland's struggles at Illinois

    The last time the Maryland men's basketball team played a game at Illinois prior to Wednesday was eight years ago. For much of the first half Wednesday night, it looked as if the 11th-ranked Terps were going to have the same kind of success as they...
  • DePaul beats Creighton, takes first place in Big East

    OMAHA, Neb. — It's early, but surprising DePaul is alone in first place in the Big East. The Blue Demons defeated Creighton 70-60 on Wednesday night and have won their first three Big East games for the first time since they joined the...
  • On The Fly: Ex FBI Director Talks About Rice Investigation

    Robert Mueller, the former FBI director looking into how the NFL handled the Ray Rice domestic abuse incident, says the league should have been more aggressive in its investigation before initially punishing Rice. There's a revelation. But he also found...
  • On The Fly: Referee Talks Himself Out Of A Job

    Karl Hess, the longtime college basketball official, apparently has a history of ticking off the ACC, which terminated his contract five days after the final straw. Working the Georgia Tech-Louisville game, this is what Hess apparently said to former...
  • Bianchi: Bowden, not Paterno, should be college football's winningest coach

     Bianchi: Bowden, not Paterno, should be college football's winningest coach
    Running off at the typewriter … The winningest coach in college football history is once again a man who turned a blind eye to little boys being raped. Shame, shame, shame on the NCAA for settling a lawsuit Friday filed by Pennsylvania...
  • As NCAA enters new era, Emmert says Big 5 autonomy lets revenue, nonrevenue sports co-exist

    NCAA President Mark Emmert says giving the five wealthiest conferences in Division I the ability to make some of their own rules will allow revenue sports such as football and men's basketball to co-exist with the many nonrevenue programs that make up...