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  • SEC has last laugh in Sweet 16

    SEC has last laugh in Sweet 16
    SEC basketball was questioned and criticized all season but enters the Sweet 16 enjoying the last laugh. Three conferences have three teams heading into the NCAA Regional rounds - the Big Ten, Pac-12 and a football league roundly ridiculed all season...
  • U.Va. should end long ACC tournament semifinal drought versus FSU

     U.Va. should end long ACC tournament semifinal drought versus FSU
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Already saddled with one of college basketball's most inexplicable droughts, Virginia opens ACC tournament play Friday burdened with unfamiliar expectations and pressures. The Cavaliers are the event's top seed for the first...
  • In 'Requiem for the Big East,' the wrong kind of March Madness

    In 'Requiem for the Big East,' the wrong kind of March Madness
    NEW YORK —   Any college basketball fan worth their bracket fee will recall the many glorious years of the Big East, from the colorful '80's teams of John Thompson and Lou Carnesecca to, in recent years, the highly competitive games between the...
  • Virginia earns fourth-ever No. 1 seed in NCAA men's basketball tournament

    Virginia earns fourth-ever No. 1 seed in NCAA men's basketball tournament
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — After winning the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship Sunday against Duke in Greensboro, Virginia's day got sweeter on the side of the road in Danville when it learned it earned a top seed in the NCAA tournament....
  • NCAA tournament preview: East Region

    NCAA tournament preview: East Region
    1 Virginia (28-6, ACC champion) vs. 16 Coastal Carolina (21-12, Big South champion) Virginia must prove it deserves a No. 1 seed, even after beating Duke in the ACC tournament Sunday. Winning big over the Chanticleers would be a good start. 8...
  • Virginia capable of much more after ACC championship

     Virginia capable of much more after ACC championship
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Justin Anderson is the consummate ham, a natural performer with the panache, eloquence and wit to command a basketball court, locker room or social occasion. But when ACC commissioner John Swofford attempted to hand Anderson the...
  • Geno Auriemma Spends Pre-Selection Morning At Middlesex Chamber Breakfast

    Geno Auriemma Spends Pre-Selection Morning At Middlesex Chamber Breakfast
    Before the No. 1 ranked UConn women's basketball team finds out its NCAA Tournament destination and opponent tonight,  coach Geno Auriemma reflected on the Huskies' undefeated regular season season at the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce breakfast...
  • Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC

    Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC
    STORRS — The last time the UConn basketball team missed the NCAA Tournament in successive years was 1988-1989. Bill Clinton was still governor of Arkansas. The Red Sox were still cursed. And the "Lethal Weapon" sequels had only reached 2, on their...
  • For Notre Dame's McBride, A Shot At Redemption

    NASHVILLE — Four years ago, Notre Dame guard Kayla McBride sat on the bench in Indianapolis and watched Texas A&M beat her team in the national championship game. She did not play. She hadn't played the entire second half of the season, for reasons...
  • Big Date For UConn-ND, But One Will End Up With Ugly Blemish

    Big Date For UConn-ND, But One Will End Up With Ugly Blemish
    NASHVILLE — It is a sport that appears to struggle with its identity and direction, one prone to frequent course shifts in the effort to find its place in a world that doesn't pay much attention to women's college basketball. Tuesday will not be...
  • DePaul women get rough road in NCAA tournament

    The DePaul women got no favors from the NCAA basketball tournament selection committee Monday. But Notre Dame did. The Big East champion Blue Demons (27-6) wound up with a seventh seed, a first-round matchup Saturday against 10th-seeded Oklahoma (18-...