| Dec 21, 2014
Tommy Amaker is more dreamer than pragmatist. Always has been.
He believed that Mike Krzyzewski, with little more than Chicago toughness, a West Point education and Bob Knight's endorsement, could coach Duke basketball back to national prominence....
| Jan 1, 2015
| 5:51 PM
Every March they become the nation's darlings.
This year, a host of stalwarts aren't waiting nearly that long to establish themselves as contenders — either for their own, non-power conferences or possibly the Final Four after another round of...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:41 PM
The Dec. 9 men’s basketball game between Lake Forest College and Lawrence was a battle of the Nikitas brothers.
Danny Nikitas, a 6-0 freshman guard from Glenbrook South, scored 12 points and dished out four assists in Lake Forest College’s...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:32 PM
First place in the Big East was there for the taking for DePaul on Tuesday night.
But the Blue Demons' bid for their best start since joining the league fell short as D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored a game-high 25 points to lead Georgetown to a 78-72...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:17 PM
It’s been a while since coach Buzz Williams has seen a stretch like the one Virginia Tech is about to confront, but at least he’s no stranger to it.
That’s more than can be said for his young team in Blacksburg. They’re about...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 8:54 PM
Reginald Johnson scored 17 points as Hampton held off Bethune-Cookman 58-56 Saturday in Daytona Beach, Fla., to stay unbeaten in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Quentin Brewer's jumper with 8:01 left drew B-CU within one at 41-40, but HU...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 6:09 PM
The Patriots often struggled, but were able to outlast their typical AFC playoff nemesis, the Ravens, 35-31.Yes, the Ravens led 28-14 in the third quarter and often played well. But they didn't have Tom Brady, who passed for 367 yards and three...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Even though Notre Dame will be playing at Purcell Pavilion on Saturday night, it will be entering strange territory.
The 25th-ranked Irish (9-1) will be playing an Atlantic Coast Conference game Dec. 13 — the earliest they have played a...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Treveon Graham scored 21 points, including a tightly contested 3-pointer in the second overtime, as VCU sent No. 23 Northern Iowa to its first loss of the season, 93-87 Saturday night at Siegel Center.
Briante Weber of Chesapeake...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 12:39 PM
STORRS — The name Jahlil Okafor jumps off the page and into every UConn fan's cereal bowl this week. But what about Ray Voelkel and Torian Oglesby?
Amida Brimah never heard of them. Of course, when UConn beat Duke for the NCAA title in 1999 and...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In his first six games, all of which he started, Towson sophomore Walter Foster averaged 4.8 points and 4.2 rebounds. After a two-game absence for what coach Pat Skerry described as a failure to “live up to some standards,” Foster returned and...