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  • Virginia Tech's trip to play No. 6 Louisville opens possible stretch of four straight games vs. ranked foes

    It’s been a while since coach Buzz Williams has seen a stretch like the one Virginia Tech is about to confront, but at least he’s no stranger to it. That’s more than can be said for his young team in Blacksburg. They’re about...
  • South Carolina, UConn hold strong atop AP women's poll; tough week for others in top 10

    South Carolina and UConn seem on a collision course for a No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown Feb. 9. The top two teams in The Associated Press women's poll kept alive the chance of 54th matchup featuring No. 1 vs. No. 2 by winning their games this past week. The...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Mental Toughness On The Rise

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Mental Toughness On The Rise
    Cincinnati and UConn were pushing and shoving their way through another basketball game, much the way teams did in the old Big East. The Huskies had to respond, match the physicality, and so they did, grinding out a 62-56 win. Here's what we learned: 1....
  • Saturday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: HU survives at Bethune-Cookman; Smart gains 150th win as No. 20 VCU whips Saint Joseph's

    Reginald Johnson scored 17 points as Hampton held off Bethune-Cookman 58-56 Saturday in Daytona Beach, Fla., to stay unbeaten in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Quentin Brewer's jumper with 8:01 left drew B-CU within one at 41-40, but HU...
  • Hilliard, Arcidiacono help Villanova cruise by DePaul, 81-64

    VILLANOVA — DePaul made two of its first four shots in the opening three minutes Saturday against eighth-ranked Villanova and probably felt pretty good about proving it could compete with the best team in the Big East on the heels of a 3-0 start...
  • On The Fly: Patriots Survive Scare From Ravens

    On The Fly: Patriots Survive Scare From Ravens
    The Patriots often struggled, but were able to outlast their typical AFC playoff nemesis, the Ravens, 35-31.Yes, the Ravens led 28-14 in the third quarter and often played well. But they didn't have Tom Brady, who passed for 367 yards and three...
  • Big East favorite Villanova perfect entering conference play

     Big East favorite Villanova perfect entering conference play
    VILLANOVA — Jay Wright is no different from the thousands of die-hard fans in the Philadelphia area. The Villanova coach loves the Eagles, and cheers for all the city's sports teams. After all, this is a coach with roots so deep in the area he...
  • 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....
  • 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...