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  • Ranking the Big Ten basketball arenas

    The challenge of ranking college basketball venues is this: They're always changing. And, no, we're not talking about adding a Dippin' Dots station. Think of it like the scene from "Sideways" when Maya speaks of her love of vino: "I like how wine...
  • DePaul women out to build upon Sweet 16 success

     DePaul women out to build upon Sweet 16 success
    Jessica January came to DePaul in 2013 from suburban Minneapolis with an impressive array of athletic and classroom credentials. She was an all-state guard who had taken her Richfield High School basketball team to the state tournament for the first...
  • Billy Garrett Jr. gives DePaul more than slim chance to improve

    Eliminating sugar from his diet in the offseason was a revelation for DePaul sophomore Billy Garrett Jr. "I cut out all sugar for a month," said Garrett, who averaged 12.5 points as Big East rookie of the year. "I cut my body fat down to about 61/2, 7...
  • DePaul at a glance

    DePaul at a glance
    2013-14 record: 12-21, 3-15 Big East (10th). Big East tournament: Lost to Creighton in quarterfinals. NCAA: Did not appear. Key players: Returning starter Billy Garrett Jr. was Big East rookie of the year after averaging 12.4 points last season...
  • Preview: Central Arkansas at Creighton

    With Doug McDermott now in the NBA, Creighton will take the court without the greatest player in school history when it faces visiting Central Arkansas in its season opener Friday night. McDermott, who finished his career fifth in Division I history...
  • Preview: Northern Arizona at Xavier

    Xavier had more trouble than expected during its first year in the rebuilt Big East in 2013-14 and is hoping for a better finish this season. The Musketeers will kick off the campaign by hosting Northern Arizona on Friday. Xavier lost leading scorer Semaj...
  • Southington Pair To Play Baseball At UConn

    Southington Pair To Play Baseball At UConn
    SOUTHINGTON – Southington's Zac Susi and Liam Scafariello, who play on a team of traditional excellence, signed letters of intent Wednesday with another team of traditional excellence — UConn. "The facilities, coaching staff, the program,...
  • Pac-12 is benefiting the most from craziness of new playoff system

    A wise man wrote last July, "The BCS was a torture chamber to the Pac-12 and the league should rejoice its death." Wait, that was me! The first playoff season is off to a beautiful-mess start, with the 12-person selection committee trying to white-...
  • It will be an emotional homecoming for Villanova's Darrun Hilliard, a Liberty High product

    It will be an emotional homecoming for Villanova's Darrun Hilliard, a Liberty High product
    It has been three years and eight months since Darrun Hilliard last blessed the Lehigh Valley with his tremendous basketball skills and determination. He then donned the No. 32 jersey for Liberty High School in the PIAA Class 4A playoffs. When college...
  • UConn Field Hockey Team Wins Big East Title For Third Year

    Field Hockey UConn defeated Temple 4-1 in Providence to win the Big East tournament title for the third consecutive year. Rose Upton, the Big East defensive player of the year, was named the tournament's most outstanding player. With the win, the...
  • Preview: UIC at DePaul

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: UIC at DePaul Oliver Purnell earned a reputation for being able to turn around programs prior to signing a seven-year contract in 2010 with DePaul, but time may be running out for him to work his magic in his latest stop....