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  • College basketball is in crisis and needs a change of pace

    College basketball is in crisis and needs a change of pace
    Kentucky Coach John Calipari may have summed it up best when he said recently: "I just want the regular season over with." Amen. The NCAA tournament, which began Tuesday with play-in games, has arrived to rescue us from months of a different kind of...
  • College basketball is broken; here's a repair manual, in five chapters

    College basketball is broken; here's a repair manual, in five chapters
    It's easy to criticize the state of college basketball. The sport has been so thoroughly damaged it's a wonder it hasn't spawned conspiracy theories. The best players don't stay with their teams for more than a year, the action has been slowed to a...
  • Capsule: Rutgers At No. 1 UConn

    What: NCAA Tournament, Albany Regional: Second round Site: Gampel Pavilion Time: Monday, 9 p.m. TV: ESPN (Bob Wischusen and LaPhonso Ellis) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 33-6 Streaks: Rutgers...
  • Notre Dame tops Butler 67-64 in overtime for Sweet 16 berth

    Notre Dame coach Mike Brey's calls to his mother Betty during the season focused little on her son's well-being and more on the state of his team. "Very rarely did I get 'Hey, Mike, how you doing?'" Brey said. "It's like 'Have you got them ready? Are...
  • NC State shocks Villanova; Notre Dame wins with heavy heart

    Thirty years after its improbable national championship, Villanova was on the wrong side of a massive March upset. North Carolina State, a program that authored one of the early chapters on March shockers, can add another stunner to the list: The...
  • Effort, Unselfishness Are The Keys To UConn's Success

    Effort, Unselfishness Are The Keys To UConn's Success
    STORRS — At the core of UConn's success over the last 25 seasons has been the depth of its talent and the ingenuity of its coaches. Nothing in the history of women's college basketball can approach it. But even that isn't enough to explain how one...
  • Darrun Hilliard shines, but NC State upsets Villanova men's basketball team

    Darrun Hilliard shines, but NC State upsets Villanova men's basketball team
    PITTSBURGH — The deep NCAA Tournament run Liberty High grad Darrun Hilliard and Villanova wanted will not come. North Carolina State became the first team to send a No. 1 seed packing, beating the Wildcats 71-68 in an East Region men's basketball...
  • NC State stuns No. 1 seed Villanova, 71-68, advances to Sweet 16

    PITTSBURGH All the close calls during the regular season, the painful losses to powerful ACC teams, are suddenly going N.C. State's way in the NCAA tournament. The Wolfpack is going back to the Sweet 16 for the second time in four years after its 71-68...
  • Rutgers Goes Deep To Beat Seton Hall

    STORRS — The scouting report on the Rutgers women's basketball team was not complicated. The Scarlet Knights had good size and would score in the paint. The three-point shot was simply not part of their arsenal this season, so there was no reason...
  • Love or hate them, Auriemma and UConn women dominate sport

    Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies have turned women's college basketball into their own showcase. Over the past two decades, the Hall of Fame coach and his players have been the face of the sport, winning nine championships and poised to make a run...
  • Villanova men's basketball team's players need some history help

    Villanova men's basketball team's players need some history help
    PITTSBURGH — Saturday's NCAA Tournament third-round game between North Carolina State and Villanova matches up programs that won iconic men's basketball championship games in the 1980s. Villanova senior forward JayVaughn Pinkston has seen the...