| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:36 PM
NEW YORK — It's one thing to have a majority of the fans rooting for you. It's another to truly have a home court advantage, to feel at home in a building.
The Huskies worked the Big Room like they owned it Friday night, as if they knew every dead...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:56 PM
NEW YORK -- DeAndre Daniels scored 19 of his 27 points in the second half to help Connecticut hold off Iowa State, 81-76, on Friday to reach the East Regional final a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.
Daniels hit six...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:01 AM
NEW YORK — As boisterous UConn fans turned Madison Square Garden into their home arena, the Huskies rewarded their followers in the NCAA East Regional semifinal game Friday night.
The Huskies seized control early and maintained a strong grip on...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 9:48 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- On the eve of Selection Sunday, Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski used the bully pulpit to advocate for more than the five ACC teams certain to make the NCAA tournament. And in so doing, he took a dig at the Atlantic 10....
| Mar 17, 2014
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Justin Anderson is the consummate ham, a natural performer with the panache, eloquence and wit to command a basketball court, locker room or social occasion.
But when ACC commissioner John Swofford attempted to hand Anderson the...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:06 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. — After winning the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship Sunday against Duke in Greensboro, Virginia's day got sweeter on the side of the road in Danville when it learned it earned a top seed in the NCAA tournament....
| 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 24, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Advancing to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament can make you do crazy things.
Take Iowa State Coach Fred Hoiberg as an example. Check out his celebratory dance (above) in the locker room Sunday after the Cyclones knocked off North Carolina, 85-83....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The NCAA Tournament is perhaps the most fan-friendly sporting event of the year and has terrific fan involvement (how's your bracket?). Here are five trivial-but-cool NCAA facts as we wait for UConn to play Iowa State in its Sweet 16 game Friday night....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:51 PM
It may be tough to beat the same team three times in a season, but it is even tougher to beat the Kansas Jayhawks in Sprint Center.
The Iowa State Cyclones did just that with a 94-83 victory to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Jayhawks in...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:36 AM
BLACKSBURG -- Virginia Tech is Whit Babcock’s sixth job in college sports administration, his first in the ACC. But the Hokies’ new athletic director grew up an ACC fan in Harrisonburg, knows all his league colleagues and re-established...