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  • NCAA Shows Lack Of Respect For AAC

    NCAA Shows Lack Of Respect For AAC
    HARTFORD — UConn didn't need to wait around in the XL Center to learn its tournament fate. When the NCAA selection committee choices were announced on Sunday, it was basically another "don't call us, we'll call you," for the American Athletic...
  • On The Fly: Let The Madness Begin

    On The Fly: Let The Madness Begin
    Fill in your NCAA Tournament brackets, and good luck to all. The No. 1 seeds are Kentucky in the Midwest, Villanova in the East, Wisconsin in the West and Duke in the South. Sixty-seven teams look to knock out Kentucky (34-0), which beat Arkansas 78-63...
  • Six names to watch in DePaul's coaching search

     Six names to watch in DePaul's coaching search
    Oliver Purnell resigned as DePaul men's basketball coach Saturday. He was 54-105 overall and 15-65 in the Big East in five seasons. Here is a look at six possible candidates to replace him: Mark Aguirre The situation: The Westinghouse grad and...
  • Villanova rewarded with No. 1 seed in NCAA tournament

    Villanova was rewarded Sunday for its outstanding season with a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, where they will be at the head of the East Regional bracket. The Wildcats, who won a school-record 32 games and captured their first Big East tournament...
  • No. 11 Notre Dame beats No. 19 UNC 90-82 to win ACC title

    The horn had barely sounded when Notre Dame coach Mike Brey walked right to Jerian Grant and wrapped him up in a huge hug as the rest of the players rushed by them onto the court. Moments later, Brey was pumping his fist again and again before snipping...
  • No. 4 Villanova routs Xavier 69-52 for 2nd BE tourney title

    Villanova is trying to make this magical season one big anniversary party. Halfway there. Josh Hart had 15 points in his latest brilliant performance off the bench, and the top-seeded Wildcats turned the Big East championship game into a Saturday...
  • BUBBLE WATCH: It's almost over for some of the bubble teams

    When the field of 68 is finally revealed Sunday evening it means the phrase "bubble watch" goes on its trip to the land of jargon until next February when it again will be around as the regular season starts to come to a close. This year's bubble bunch...
  • Notre Dame tops North Carolina to take ACC tournament championship

    Notre Dame tops North Carolina to take ACC tournament championship
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The clock hit zero, the confetti floated and the streamers cascaded through the air. But before the commotion took over the Greensboro Coliseum floor, Notre Dame senior guard Jerian Grant and coach Mike Brey found each other...
  • Shannon Ryan's top 4 seeds, last 4 in, first 4 out for NCAA tournament

    Shannon Ryan's top 4 seeds, last 4 in, first 4 out for NCAA tournament
    Predicted top four seeds in NCAA tournament 1. Kentucky: Not that this deserves an explanation, but the undefeated Wildcats own the nation's top RPI. Not only have the Wildcats gone 33-0, they have won convincingly against 10 top-50 RPI teams. 2....
  • Oliver Purnell resigns as men's basketball coach at DePaul

    Oliver Purnell resigns as men's basketball coach at DePaul
    Oliver Purnell said last week he had “every intention” of returning as DePaul men’s basketball coach next season. But Saturday, Purnell resigned after posting a 54-105 overall record and going 15-65 in the Big East in five seasons....
  • DePaul loses 58-48 to Marquette in Big East regular-season finale

    DePaul loses 58-48 to Marquette in Big East regular-season finale
    MILWAUKEE — Matt Carlino scored 20 points and Luke Fischer added 17 as Marquette, despite poor shooting, clamped down on DePaul 58-48 in the Big East season finale between two struggling teams on Saturday. Marquette (12-18, 4-14 Big East) ended...