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  • As parity in college lacrosse increases, so does number of early-season upsets

    As parity in college lacrosse increases, so does number of early-season upsets
    Chase Wittich didn't just have a feeling that his Colgate men's lacrosse team would surprise No. 14 Bryant on Saturday. The Gilman graduate knew. "I don't think we were nervous," said the freshman attackman, who had a goal in the Raiders' 9-5 victory...
  • No. 7 Villanova cruises to 69-53 win over No. 24 Georgetown

    PHILADELPHIA Villanova coach Jay Wright insisted that revenge never crossed his mind as the seventh-ranked Wildcats prepared for their rematch against No. 24 Georgetown, or as his team continued to bottle up the Hoyas with its defense on Saturday. The...
  • No. 6 Villanova clutch free throws help top Providence in 74-68 win

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. Villanova needed to make its free throws down the stretch Wednesday night to stop the charge of Providence, and connected on 22 of 30 in the final 6 minutes, 22 seconds to defeat the Friars, 74-68, in a Big East game at the Dunkin...
  • Arcidiacono scores 20, Ocehfu adds 19 to help No. 6 Villanova beat Providence 74-68

    Early Wednesday morning Villanova's Josh Hart was in bed battling a virus bug. Several hours later, he bounced bag from slow start and scored all 10 of his points in the second half to help the sixth-ranked Wildcats beat Providence 74-68. Hart, who...
  • No. 6 Villanova's clutch free throws help top Providence in 74-68 win

    No. 6 Villanova's clutch free throws help top Providence in 74-68 win
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Villanova needed to make its free throws down the stretch Wednesday night to stop the charge of Providence, and connected on 22 of 30 in the final 6 minutes, 22 seconds to defeat the Friars, 74-68, in a Big East game at the Dunkin...
  • Dream Season: DePriest Was Defensive Catalyst 25 Years Ago

    Dream Season: DePriest Was Defensive Catalyst 25 Years Ago
    To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season. After UConn won the national...
  • Tuesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Liberty men end slide at 12

    MEN: David Andoh had 16 points and seven rebounds, and Theo Johnson added 15 points and eight rebounds to help Liberty snap a 12-game losing streak by beating Campbell 73-60 Tuesday night in Lynchburg. Ryan Kemrite added 14 points on 5-of-8 shooting....
  • Big week in Big 12, Big East showdown highlight this week's Top 25 schedule

    With six teams in the Top 25, the Big 12 has big games pretty much every week. This one will be no different as the 10 teams in college basketball's deepest conference jockey for position. It started on Monday night, when No. 21 Oklahoma State won at...
  • No. 7 Villanova avenges loss in 69-53 win over No. 24 Hoyas

    No. 7 Villanova avenges loss in 69-53 win over No. 24 Hoyas
    PHILADELPHIA — Darrun Hilliard scored 15 points and Josh Hart had 13 to help No. 7 Villanova avenge its worst game of the season with a 69-53 win over No. 24 Georgetown on Saturday. The Hoyas thumped the Wildcats (21-2, 8-2 Big East) by 20 in...
  • Struggling Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes embraces job security topic

    Texas' Rick Barnes was asked on the weekly Big 12 men's basketball coaches teleconference Monday about getting fired. Typically, those questions bring a quick brush-off response focused around a thought of "I don't worry about things I can't control."...
  • No. 4 Duke stomps No. 10 Notre Dame 90-60

    DURHAM, N.C. — As the final minutes mercifully ticked away on the most lopsided loss in Mike Brey's tenure at Notre Dame, the same blank look came over the face of everyone on Notre Dame's bench — helpless, shellshocked and exhaustively...