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  • Five Fun NCAA Tournament Facts

    The NCAA Tournament is perhaps the most fan-friendly sporting event of the year and has terrific fan involvement (how's your bracket?). Here are five trivial-but-cool NCAA facts as we wait for UConn to play Iowa State in its Sweet 16 game Friday night....
  • Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah

    Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah
    STORRS — Jim Calhoun remembers meeting Niels Giffey at Gampel Pavilion in the spring of 2012, disquieting days for the UConn basketball program. Players were leaving for the NBA, which was one thing. Others were transferring. "I remember Niels...
  • Girls hoops | Podkowa enjoying DePaul's 'Sweet' ride

    Girls hoops | Podkowa enjoying DePaul's 'Sweet' ride
    The DePaul women's basketball team helped set an NCAA record for most combined points between two teams in Saturday's 104-100 first-round victory against Oklahoma at Duke University. The Blue Demons couldn't have done it without sophomore Megan Podkowa....
  • Virginia Tech's Buzz Williams discusses winding path to ACC at raucous press conference

     Virginia Tech's Buzz Williams discusses winding path to ACC at raucous press conference
    BLACKSBURG – Judging from Buzz Williams' path to big-time Division I men's basketball coaching jobs, Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock may have gotten the scrapper and fighter he was seeking. Williams was introduced Monday evening...
  • New guards, same outcome for two-time champ Morgan Park

    New guards, same outcome for two-time champ Morgan Park
    PEORIA — For a few moments Saturday, Billy Garrett was back in the team picture. This year, though, Morgan Park didn't need him. As the Mustangs celebrated their second consecutive Class 3A boys basketball state title on the floor at Carver...
  • West Region: Friday's games

    (6) Baylor (24-11) vs. (11) Nebraska (19-12) 11:40 a.m., truTV The Bears had won six straight before falling to Iowa State in the Big 12 final. Cory Jefferson, who had averaged 18 points in the previous three games, was held to five. The Cornhuskers,...
  • East Region: Saturday's games

    (4) Michigan State (27-8) vs. (12) Harvard (27-4) 7:40 p.m., TNT The Spartans' Adreian Payne was unstoppable in scoring a team tournament-record 41 points against Delaware. MSU coach Tom Izzo went 7-3 against Tommy Amaker when the Harvard coach was at...
  • East Region: Friday's games

    (8) Memphis (23-9) vs. (9) George Washington (24-8) 5:55 p.m., TBS The Tigers are used to entering with more momentum, having won three straight Conference USA tournaments before moving to the AAC this season. They've lost three of five, allowing 82...
  • East Region: Thursday's games

    (5) Cincinnati (27-6) vs. (12) Harvard (26-4) 1:10 p.m., TNT After looking like a potential high seed a few weeks ago, the Bearcats stumbled down the stretch, dropping three of their last six games. They like to play physical defense, but they'll face...
  • Don't believe NCAA tournament conspiracy theories

    Don't believe NCAA tournament conspiracy theories
    At least one ACC team has reached the NCAA tournament's regional finals each of the last seven years, and 36 of the last 40. Pressure's on, Virginia. The lone team standing among the ACC's six tournament qualifiers, the Cavaliers face Michigan State...
  • KML Scores Triple-Double In Huskies' Win Over St. Joseph's

     KML Scores Triple-Double In Huskies' Win Over St. Joseph's
    STORRS — By most accounts, this has been a most frustrating season for Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, UConn's junior sharpshooter. She hurt her elbow in November and missed eight games. She came down with mononucleosis in February and missed four more....