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  • NCAA tournament: How Arizona and Xavier match up

    NCAA tournament: How Arizona and Xavier match up
    WHO: No. 2 Arizona (33-3) vs. No. 6 Xavier (23-13). WHAT: NCAA West Regional semifinal, Thursday, 7:15 p.m. approximately WHERE: Staples Center. TV: TBS. UPDATE: Arizona hasn't been tested in either of its NCAA tournament games. The Wildcats...
  • Arizona finishes strong to beat Xavier, set up rematch with Wisconsin

    Arizona finishes strong to beat Xavier, set up rematch with Wisconsin
    Wisconsin Coach Bo Ryan, on Wednesday, ran into Arizona Coach Sean Miller in the catacombs of Staples Center. "Wait a minute," Ryan said, "weren't we just doing this a year ago?" Yes, it was just a different arena off a different freeway offramp....
  • Dave Leitao returns as DePaul men's basketball coach

    Dave Leitao returns as DePaul men's basketball coach
    When Dave Leitao left DePaul for Virginia 10 years ago, he said the school would “always have a special place in my heart.” On Sunday, Leitao and the Blue Demons rekindled their relationship when the school announced he will return as the...
  • Three No. 1 seeds in the Final Four

    Three No. 1 seeds in the Final Four
    If you liked the look of last year's Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition. One game — Kentucky vs. Wisconsin — is not only a matchup of two No. 1 seeds, it's a replay of last year's semifinal won by Kentucky, 74-73. Seventh-seeded...
  • Dayton Reminds Auriemma Of Earlier UConn Teams On The Rise

    Dayton Reminds Auriemma Of Earlier UConn Teams On The Rise
    ALBANY — As he watched Dayton complete an unexpected victory over Louisville Saturday, Geno Auriemma couldn't help but let his mind wander back in time. Long before Auriemma's UConn Huskies were sitting on a national pedestal, they were Dayton....
  • UConn Rallies To Win Opening AAC Baseball Series

    UConn scored three runs in the ninth inning to rally to a 5-3 victory over Tulane on Sunday afternoon in an American Athletic Conference baseball game in New Orleans. The win clinched the first AAC series of the year for the Huskies (17-9, 2-1) and...
  • Michigan State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to Final Four

    Michigan State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to Final Four
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win. Senior guard Travis Trice scored 17 points and the seventh-seeded Spartans clamped down on defense to pull out...
  • NCAA Capsule: UConn vs. Dayton

    Time: 7 p.m. TV: ESPN (Dave O'Brien and Doris Burke) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 1-0 Last meeting: UConn, 78-38, Nov. 27, 2011 at Gampel Pavilion Streaks: Dayton W3, UConn W34 Dayton (28-6)...
  • Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance

    Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance
    ALBANY — As UConn was establishing itself as a power in the Big East, Jim Jabir was trying to simply establish Providence as a viable women's basketball program. Jabir had coached at Marquette from 1990 to 1996, leading the team to two NCAA...
  • Former UConn Assistant Dave Leitao Returning As Head Coach At DePaul

    Former UConn Assistant Dave Leitao Returning As Head Coach At DePaul
    Dave Leitao, the former UConn assistant who spent more than 15 years coaching alongside Jim Calhoun, is returning as head coach of the DePaul men's basketball team, a job he held for three years in the mid 2000s. The Chicago Tribune reports that...
  • Louisville's Walz Reflects After Season-Ending Loss

    Louisville's Walz Reflects After Season-Ending Loss
    ALBANY — On Friday, Louisville coach Jeff Walz said he was taking nothing for granted as his team prepared for underdog Dayton. Walz's team has staged upsets in the NCAA Tournament, so he's aware that favorites are sometimes caught looking ahead....