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  • Saturday's local interest college basketball roundup: VCU shreds GW in second half, will meet St. Joseph's in Atlantic 10 final

    Men: Atlantic 10: VCU coach Shaka Smart lives for March. Smart's Rams are now in their fourth conference final in the last five seasons after wreaking “Havoc” against George Washington and pulling away in the second half for a 74-55 victory...
  • You'll notice some changes with this year's TV coverage of "March Madness"

    You'll notice some changes with this year's TV coverage of "March Madness"
    It's hard to pinpoint just when it began. Was it Larry Bird vs. Magic Johnson in 1979? Was it Michael Jordan's late jumper beating Georgetown for North Carolina in 1982? Was it N.C. State stunning Houston at the buzzer in 1983 and Jimmy Valvano...
  • Where Will UConn Go? A Look Ahead To The NCAA Women's Bracket

     Where Will UConn Go? A Look Ahead To The NCAA Women's Bracket
    STORRS — When it comes to UConn, the questions surrounding the NCAA Tournament never deal with "what if" as much as "where from." Such is the case again this season. The No.1 Huskies (34-0), defending national champion, champion of the first...
  • Villanova's Hilliard has staying power

    Point guard Tyrone Johnson, shooting guard Achraf Yacoubou, center Markus Kennedy and shooting guard Darrun Hilliard. That was Villanova's recruiting class in 2011. Only one remains. The guy who might have been rated fourth in that group by many experts....
  • TV This Week March 16 - 22: 'Crisis' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 16-22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY "30 for 30" charts the rise and fall of...
  • Teel Time: ACC's Swofford talks Barclays Center, A-10 partnership, Saturday tournament final

    Teel Time: ACC's Swofford talks Barclays Center, A-10 partnership, Saturday tournament final
    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- John Swofford won’t confirm details until contracts are signed, but during an interview Saturday the ACC’s commissioner did not dispute Daily Press and other media reports that the conference will take its basketball...
  • UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest

    UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament. "We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
  • NCAA Capsule: No. 7 Seed UConn vs. No. 2 Seed Villanova

    NCAA Tournament East Regional Third Round Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y. Time: Saturday, about 9:45 p.m. TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne...
  • Shabazz Wants It All On His Plate, With Extra Onions

    Shabazz Wants It All On His Plate, With Extra Onions
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — As a freshman, he was there to pick up Kemba Walker from behind and hoist him in the air after his unforgettable step-back jumper on Pittsburgh's Gary McGhee in the Big East tournament. As a sophomore, after riding Kemba's...
  • Providence takes Big East title over Creighton

    Providence Friars coach Ed Cooley had a gut feeling that playing zone against the best 3-point shooting team in the country might just work in the Big East Conference tournament championship. He was right. Providence worked the zone to near perfection,...
  • UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course

    UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course
    Geno Auriemma has had four unbeaten seasons as UConn women's basketball coach and very well could be headed for a fifth. But he is really living up to the pressure the first UConn team put on him more than a century ago. The Huskies' unbeaten seasons:...