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  • NCAA tournament women's capsules —Northwestern, DePaul, Notre Dame

    NCAA tournament women's capsules —Northwestern, DePaul, Notre Dame
    Northwestern (7) vs. Arkansas (10) TV: 11 a.m. Friday at Waco, Texas, ESPN2. Winner plays: at 1:30 p.m. Sunday vs. Baylor (2)-Northwestern State (15) winner. Quick look: Can the team that finished fourth in the Big Ten regular season beat the...
  • Little things mean a lot to DePaul's Centrese McGee

     Little things mean a lot to DePaul's Centrese McGee
    DePaul women's basketball coach Doug Bruno calls senior guard Centrese McGee the "quintessential garbage player." "That's a compliment," Bruno said. And McGee takes it that way. "Most people don't like to do the dirty work — getting...
  • Syracuse's Boeheim: 2018 right to retire, but maybe sooner

    Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has always hinted he planned to retire on his own terms. That moment is at hand and his plan remains intact despite NCAA sanctions marring the end of his career. In an hour-long press conference on Thursday ahead of top teams...
  • Pa. firm giving NCAA tournaments new high-def replay system

    The NCAA is going all in on high-def video reviews during March Madness. For the men's and women's basketball tournaments that begin this week, the NCAA for the first time will use a replay system that captures live high-definition video from multiple...
  • No. 13 seed Eastern Washington coach predicts upset of No. 4 Georgetown

    No. 13 seed Eastern Washington coach predicts upset of No. 4 Georgetown
    Eastern Washington Coach Jim Hayford has officially put Georgetown on upset alert. The coach of the 13th-seeded Eagles made his bold declaration that the fourth-seeded Hoyas would go down in the second round of the NCAA tournament Thursday afternoon...
  • Broadcaster Bill Raftery finally to be in Final Four spotlight

    Broadcaster Bill Raftery finally to be in Final Four spotlight
    If the NCAA tournament follows its usual script, it will deliver several feel-good stories on the court in the upcoming three weeks. However, a heartwarmer also will occur at the broadcast table. After more than three decades as one of college...
  • Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim won't 'run away' from investigation, acknowledges next year could be his last

    Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim won't 'run away' from investigation, acknowledges next year could be his last
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has always hinted he planned to retire on his own terms. That moment is at hand and his plan remains intact despite NCAA sanctions marring the end of his career. In an hour-long press conference...
  • Lafayette-Villanova NCAA Tournament pregame: Leopards having fun but focused

    Lafayette-Villanova NCAA Tournament pregame: Leopards having fun but focused
    PITTSBURGH — While Villanova slugged its way through the Big East men’s basketball tournament late last week, Lafayette spent several days enjoying its first Patriot League title since 2000. The time between games and added attention have...
  • Previews, tip times and TV channels for Thursday's NCAA Tournament games

    The NCAA Tournament's round of 64 tips off Thursday. Here's a preview of the games, with tip times, TV information and predictions. All times Eastern MIDWEST REGION At Pittsburgh No. 14 Northeastern vs. No. 3 Notre Dame, 12:15 p.m. (CBS)...
  • Georgetown at Loyola Maryland men's lacrosse: Three things to watch

    Georgetown at Loyola Maryland men's lacrosse: Three things to watch
    Loyola Maryland has dominated this series, winning 31 of 37 games against Georgetown and the last seven meetings. The Hoyas are 1-1 on the road this season, while the Greyhounds are 2-2 at home. Georgetown (4-3) had a four-game winning streak snapped in...
  • Auriemma: Huskies no lock to 3-peat as women's champions

    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are such heavy favorites to win another women's national title that they've already been penciled in as the inevitable champs. So it seems all they need to do is just roll out the ball to hoist the trophy. Don't...