| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:22 AM
NASHVILLE — Numbers are thrown around faster than crumpled up brackets this time of year. Call it one-and-done or, as John Calipari, with the propriety of a snake oil salesman, calls it, "succeed and proceed." Whatever term you choose, Kentucky will...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:40 PM
College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament.
**Rather than marvel at an...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:41 PM
New NBA commissioner Adam Silver's desire to force players to stay in college for two years was a big topic of discussion at McDonald's All-American Games' events this week.
Fab Fiver and longtime NBA guard Jalen Rose, who broadcast the game for ESPN,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Big Ten champion Michigan closed out the regular season with an 84-80 victory over Indiana at the Crisler Center on Saturday.
The Wolverines made 14 straight free throws to close out the game and hold off the Hoosiers
Michigan (23-7, 15-3 in the Big...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
A decade ago, on a bleak March day in 2004, Geno Auriemma sat down in a blue plastic chair inside the gray hallways of Gampel Pavilion and began to chat with the basketball writers who were finishing their day's work.
The coach was a month from...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Who is going to replace Scott Spinelli on Mark Turgeon’s staff?
Don Markus: The only name that has surfaced...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Undefeated Central Catholic chases a berth in the PIAA Class 3A boys Final Four tonight in a quarterfinal showdown with Philadelphia champion Neumann-Goretti at Souderton High School (7:30 p.m.) … Today is day two of the PIAA swimming and diving...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:06 PM
1 Virginia (28-6, ACC champion) vs.
16 Coastal Carolina (21-12, Big South champion)
Virginia must prove it deserves a No. 1 seed, even after beating Duke in the ACC tournament Sunday. Winning big over the Chanticleers would be a good start.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:24 PM
The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Northwestern's reign of terror continued on Saturday against host Minnesota at Williams Arena, as the Wildcats continued to be the story of the Big Ten Conference.
Guard Trey Demps hit a 3-pointer with 55 seconds left, breaking a 52-52 tie and lifting...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:29 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Fans of the Indiana Hoosiers still adore Orlando Magic rookie Victor Oladipo.
Oladipo received loud applause when public-address announcer Michael Grady announced Oladipo as a starter prior to Monday night's game against the Indiana...