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  • Syracuse plays for its future with self-imposed hoops ban

    Syracuse plays for its future with self-imposed hoops ban
    When Syracuse announced it was instituting a self-imposed postseason ban for the men's basketball team this season, the university was playing for the future — on the court and with NCAA regulators. Its self-imposed ban is part of a common process...
  • Are ACC's home courts more imposing than old Big East's?

    Are ACC's home courts more imposing than old Big East's?
    Virginia has won 20 consecutive home basketball games. Moreover, the Cavaliers have won 20 straight at John Paul Jones Arena versus ACC opponents. Duke’s home winning streak was 41 games prior to last week’s loss to Miami. Virginia Tech...
  • Bianchi: Bowden, not Paterno, should be college football's winningest coach

     Bianchi: Bowden, not Paterno, should be college football's winningest coach
    Running off at the typewriter … The winningest coach in college football history is once again a man who turned a blind eye to little boys being raped. Shame, shame, shame on the NCAA for settling a lawsuit Friday filed by Pennsylvania...
  • Syracuse bans itself fron NCAA, ACC basketball tournaments

    Syracuse bans itself fron NCAA, ACC basketball tournaments
    Syracuse University announced Wednesday that it has instituted a self-imposed postseason ban for the current men's basketball season as part of its case pending before the NCAA Committee on Infractions. The school initiated the case, which includes...
  • Geno Gets To 900 As Huskies Win By 60

    Geno Gets To 900 As Huskies Win By 60
    HARTFORD — In this humdrum world of American Athletic Conference basketball, there are few nights when the anticipation of history not only moves to center stage but moves the audience excited about its arrival. Say what you will about UConn's...
  • 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...
  • After slow start, Villanova finds form, defeats Marquette, 70-52

    Villanova and Marquette began Wednesday night's Big East game with some of the worst basketball seen all season at the Wells Fargo Center yes, even worse than anything the 76ers have displayed. But the seventh-ranked Wildcats managed to pick up their...
  • Maryland gives Big Ten women's lacrosse a big boost

    Maryland gives Big Ten women's lacrosse a big boost
    When a college athletics conference introduces a new sport, it usually takes a while to get up to speed and compete on a national level. Not Big Ten women's lacrosse. It went from 0 to 60 in an instant. With the two most successful programs in the...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: No. 18 VCU responds after Weber's injury, subdues Mason

    No. 18 VCU lost another key player on Wednesday night. It also picked up another big win on the road. Melvin Johnson scored 17 points to lead VCU to a 72-60 victory over George Mason at Patriot Center. JeQuan Lewis, starting in place of injured...
  • Arcidiacono scores 18 points in No. 7 Villanova's 70-52 romp over Marquette in Big East clash

    Villanova started with the kind of sloppy basketball that made it somehow the worst basketball team to call the Wells Fargo Center home this season. Once the Wildcats straightened themselves out, they took over. Ryan Arcidiacono scored 18 points and...
  • Addition of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, Rutgers gives Big Ten immediate boost in lacrosse

    Addition of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, Rutgers gives Big Ten immediate boost in lacrosse
    It's hard to say goodbye. Just ask Casey Ikeda, who will be part of the first Maryland men's lacrosse team to play in the Big Ten after 63 years in the Atlantic Coast Conference. "I've only known the ACC," said Ikeda, a senior defenseman who hails...