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  • DePaul needs a young, energetic coach who can establish identity

    DePaul needs a young, energetic coach who can establish identity
    Before DePaul can judge any short list of potential basketball coaches, perhaps university President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider needs to re-evaluate the person making it. Athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto offers DePaul 40 years of institutional...
  • UConn's Next Opponent: St. Francis Brooklyn

    UConn's Next Opponent: St. Francis Brooklyn
    STORRS — To say that UConn's regular season was a prelude is theoretically correct. That's how the schedule flows. Everything in due time. But it also understates the consistency and domination that again catapulted the Huskies to the top of the...
  • UConn Women Could Meet Old Friends In NCAA Tournament

    UConn Women Could Meet Old Friends In NCAA Tournament
    The road to the Final Four starts in Storrs, runs through Albany, and ends in Tampa, Fla., UConn's destination as it chases another NCAA title. The Huskies are No. 1 in the country and a heavy favorite to cut down the net next month in Tampa, site of...
  • Kentucky runs the table as No. 1 AP poll

    Breaking down this week's Associated Press college basketball poll: ___ LONG RUN: Kentucky, the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, is the first team since Duke in 1991-92 to hold the No. 1 spot in the AP poll for the entire season. The Wildcats,...
  • Huskies, Irish, Terps, Gamecocks earn women's No.1 seeds

    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are ready to begin their quest for a third straight national championship. The Huskies earned the first overall in the women's NCAA Tournament and placed in the Albany Region. They are looking for their 10th overall...
  • Bob Ford: How Jay Wright has proven to be a perfect fit at Villanova

    When the Villanova Wildcats got home from their successful trip down the long tunnel of the Big East tournament, Jay Wright started noticing all this stuff in the papers and on television about the Eagles. Apparently, there had been some moves or...
  • Notre Dame seeks to revise discouraging NCAA tourney history

    Not much has gone right for Notre Dame in the NCAA Tournament since being trounced by Arizona in a Sweet 16 game in 2003. The Fighting Irish have won only two games in six tournament appearances since then. Five of those losses came when the Irish were...
  • NCAA tournament preview: East Region

    NCAA tournament preview: East Region
    A look at the NCAA tournament's East Regional: THURSDAY :: PITTSBURGH 1 Villanova (32-2, Big East champion) vs. 16 Lafayette (20-12, Patriot champion) Villanova, which won the Big East tournament for the first time since 1995, has six players...
  • March Madness memories flood Orlando Magic players this time of year

    March Madness memories flood Orlando Magic players this time of year
    Kyle O'Quinn will never forget his one shining moment in the NCAA Tournament. On March 16, 2012, exactly three years ago Monday, O'Quinn and his Norfolk State Spartans teammates completed one of the biggest upsets in the history of March Madness. They...
  • Darrun Hilliard, Villanova men's basketball team earn No. 1 seed in East Region

    Darrun Hilliard, Villanova men's basketball team earn No. 1 seed in East Region
    VILLANOVA — Darrun Hilliard has received plenty of support from Lehigh Valley basketball fans during his playing days. He hopes those backers don't turn against him this week. Hilliard, a Bethlehem native and Liberty High graduate, was among the...
  • NCAA tournament preview: South Region

    NCAA tournament preview: South Region
    A preview of the NCAA tournament's South Regional. FRIDAY :: CHARLOTTE 1 Duke (29-4, at-large) vs. 16 Play-in winner (see matchup below) The Blue Devils fell to Notre Dame in the ACC tournament but still remain close to home as a top seed....