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  • Late 3-pointer sends No. 6 Villanova past No. 18 Butler 68-65

    Late 3-pointer sends No. 6 Villanova past No. 18 Butler 68-65
    INDIANAPOLIS — Darrun Hilliard rallied No. 6 Villanova in the second half and hit a 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left Saturday to give the Wildcats a 68-65 victory over No. 18 Butler. The Bulldogs could have forced overtime, but Kelan Martin's 3...
  • Hilliard's heroics lift No. 6 Villanova to 68-65 victory over No. 18 Butler

    INDIANAPOLIS It's fair to say that the 9,231 people who had screamed themselves hoarse for two hours inside a packed Hinkle Fieldhouse were shocked when Darrun Hilliard received a pass without a Butler Bulldog near him and the game on the line. The...
  • After win over Butler, Villanova has best 25-game start in program history

    The popular thought for Villanova entering the first weekend of February was that winning two of its next three games Georgetown at home, Big East contenders Providence and Butler on the road would be a satisfactory achievement. But when the sixth-ranked...
  • ACC looking more and more like a five-bid league

    ACC looking more and more like a five-bid league
    During its final six seasons, 2008-13, the old Big East basketball conference averaged an unrivaled 8.5 NCAA tournament bids. In one remarkable fit of gluttony, 11 league teams landed in the 2011 bracket, and ninth-place Connecticut – ninth! –...
  • Talk About UConn Women? That's What Culmo Continues To Do

    Talk About UConn Women? That's What Culmo Continues To Do
    After her playing career at UConn ended following the 1991-92 season, the one after the Huskies' first Final Four appearance, Meghan Culmo (then Meghan Pattyson) wasn't quite ready to head back to Doylestown, Pa. There was more she wanted to do in...
  • Once Again, Minutes Will Be A Premium When UConn Hosts ECU

    Once Again, Minutes Will Be A Premium When UConn Hosts ECU
    On Wednesday at the XL Center, UConn will reach the midpoint of its second American Athletic Conference season when it completes a home-and-home with East Carolina. If the past is a predictor, it will not be as momentous as it will be inevitable. The...
  • DePaul's Billy Garrett Jr. not letting sickle cell disease slow him down

    DePaul's Billy Garrett Jr. not letting sickle cell disease slow him down
    Around the dinner table, the Garretts regularly exchange food for thought over the best basketball player ever. Father thinks he knows best. The son isn't so sure. Billy Garrett, a DePaul assistant coach, grew up in Indianapolis and attended Crispus...
  • Xavier rallies to defeat DePaul 89-76

    Xavier rallies to defeat DePaul 89-76
    CINCINNATI — Myles Davis scored 25 points and Trevon Bluiett 21, both career highs, and Xavier rallied in the second half for an 89-76 victory over DePaul on Saturday. Matt Stainbrook was 7 for 7 in adding 17 points for the Musketeers (13-7, 4-4...
  • 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...
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  • Natalie Butler Biding Her Time On UConn's Sideline

    Natalie Butler Biding Her Time On UConn's Sideline
    STORRS — As UConn pursues a third straight national championship, there is other work going on geared to what it anticipates is coming in the future. The program is preparing Natalie Butler, the 6-foot-5 transfer from Georgetown, to step in after...