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  • Fair or foul? Big Ten coaches concur on double-bye format

    Fair or foul? Big Ten coaches concur on double-bye format
    Big Ten basketball coaches will debate into the night whether players should be afforded a sixth foul, the proper duration of the shot clock and the latest incarnation of the block/charge call. But ask about the Big Ten tournament's new double-bye...
  • Big Ten facing crucial decisions about its TV future

    Big Ten facing crucial decisions about its TV future
    The Big Ten Tournament has a nifty network threesome when it comes to television this week. Three networks -- CBS, ESPN, and the Big Ten Network -- will provide extensive coverage. The more, the merrier from the perspective of Commissioner Jim Delany....
  • Jeff Jacobs: UConn Vs. N.D. Perfect Ending For Tournament

    Jeff Jacobs: UConn Vs. N.D. Perfect Ending For Tournament
    TAMPA, Fla. —Notre Dame is the only team in the nation that can score enough points to have any chance to beat UConn on Tuesday night. So for those outside the borders of a tiny New England state, getting Notre Dame into the national championship...
  • Women's Final Four matchups: Who has the edge?

    Women's Final Four matchups: Who has the edge?
    (1) Notre Dame (35-2) vs. (1) South Carolina (34-2) 5:30 p.m. Sunday, ESPN Offense: After a sensational regular season and ACC tournament, Jewell Loyd has struggled in the NCAA tourney, shooting just 35 percent (0-for-8 on threes). Point guard Lindsay...
  • Virginia well-prepared for NCAA tournament rhythms

    To reach the Sweet 16, make the Final Four and hoist a national championship trophy, a college basketball team must discover its inner Madison Bumgarner. The task: Perform at peak level against elite opposition on darn little rest. Such are the NCAA...
  • Coaching changes sure to be central at Nike event in Hampton next weekend

     Coaching changes sure to be central at Nike event in Hampton next weekend
    Six years ago, Virginia hired Tony Bennett as its basketball coach. He replaced Dave Leitao, whom the Cavaliers fired four seasons after luring him from DePaul. Bennett's first hire at Virginia was Ritchie McKay, who relocated to Charlottesville after two...
  • 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...
  • Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt

    Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt
    As ESPN's crack and ubiquitous research staff rapidly unearthed Monday night — or was it Tuesday morning? — Duke's national-championship conquest of Wisconsin included record contributions from freshmen. Tyus Jones, Grayson Allen, Justise...
  • DePaul's Billy Garrett Jr. not letting sickle cell disease slow him down

    DePaul's Billy Garrett Jr. not letting sickle cell disease slow him down
    Around the dinner table, the Garretts regularly exchange food for thought over the best basketball player ever. Father thinks he knows best. The son isn't so sure. Billy Garrett, a DePaul assistant coach, grew up in Indianapolis and attended Crispus...
  • As UConn Comes Down The Stretch, Tuck Surges To Front

    As UConn Comes Down The Stretch, Tuck Surges To Front
    TAMPA, Fla. — Besieged by questions about superior talent, sustained excellence and great rivalries, Geno Auriemma had a few questions of his own Monday. "Anybody know who Steve Cauthen is?" Auriemma said. "Who did he ride?" Affirmed, came the...
  • OSU-Oregon Magnifies UConn's Futility And Distance From Top

    OSU-Oregon Magnifies UConn's Futility And Distance From Top
    Big-time college football never seemed farther away from Connecticut than on Monday night. The inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship was held in the same Texas Taj Mahal where UConn won its fourth NCAA basketball championship last...